The Portland Camera Club has welcomed photography enthusiasts of all levels since 1899. Meetings are held on Mondays from September through May at the Woodfords Club, 179 Woodford Street in Portland (click for map).

We meet to display and discuss photography in a friendly atmosphere. Visitors are always welcome (only members may submit images in competitions). To learn more about us, visit our About the Club page. For a schedule of club events, visit our Club Calendar.

Recent member images:

  • BradyMarquis-B-Buglight
  • Dave-Higgins-a-stonington
  • Enigmah-Archer-Hirsch-B-It-Gets-Complicated
  • Mark-Stevens-A-Morning-In-Havana
  • Mike_Leonard_A_Up-and-Down
  • Rob Smith -Tri-Color Heron Landing
  • wowslider
  • SusanDowning-A-Rush-Hour
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The Portland Camera Club is a charter member of the Photographic Society of America and the New England Camera Club Council.

News & Events

June, July & August  The club does not meet during June, July & August, however, members sometimes informally get together for group shoots. To keep up on the latest activities, follow us on Facebook (PCC Facebook page), or visit the club's Yahoo group.

Monday, Sept 10, 7pm – First meeting of the 2018-2019 Season  Welcome!  We'll start with an introduction to the Portland Camera Club and our activities. The club's Executive Board will be introduced. Also, tonight is the Summer Print Challenge:  Photographer's Choice  One print per person. Try to bring your print in by 6:45pm. All prints will be displayed and voted on by anyone present before the meeting and during the break. After the break, the winner will be announced, and we will have an informal critique session on the winner and other prints as time allows. Moderator is Mike Cullivan. The maker of the highest scoring print wins a free membership in the Portland Camera Club for the 2018-2019 season!

Monday, Sept 17 at 7pm:  Discussion Night: Introduce Yourself to the Club through a Projected Image  Members and newcomers, you are invited to show one of your images as a way of introducing yourself and your work. This will be a welcoming and supportive discussion. Moderator is Eric Piskura. Please submit one image as a JPG by emailing the image file to pccupload@gmail.com (this is the club's submissions in-box). Every entry will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours. The ideal image size is [TBA]. Deadline for images is 10:00 AM on Monday, Sept 17th.

Monday, Sept 24 at 7pm:  Guest Speaker: Ron Rosenstock  Professional photographer and workshop leader Ron Rosentock is this year's Maine Photography Show juror; the "special theme" this year is infrared photography. Visit Ron's website www.ronrosenstock.com.

Complete Club Calendar