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:

  • Colleen-Graves-A-Maine-English-Man
  • Ella_Hudson_Winter-Seedpod
  • Joe-Wax-This-Way-to-the-Beach
  • Linda_Cullivan_Bull_Elk_at_Sunset
  • Meghan-Wakefield-Colors-Aglow
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  • Rob-Olson-Sunflower
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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

Read the latest of issue of the PCC newsletter, The Photogram

For videos of presentations and recorded meetings, visit the PCC Vimeo page: https://vimeo.com/pccmaine

Monday, April 22, 7pm:  (in-person meeting) An Evening of Lantern Slides

This in-person meeting will be devoted to a presentation on the important role lantern slides have played in the history of the Club and Photography in general. It will include a show of scanned images from the Club's vast collection of lantern slides assembled by Mike Leonard. The meeting is open to the public.

Monday, April 29, 7pm:  Special Presentation: After Dark (in-person meeting)

At this in-person meeting, Mike Leonard will give a presentation called "After Dark." It's an interesting and informative talk about all aspects of photographing after dark.

Monday, May 6, 7pm:  PCC Annual Meeting (in-person meeting)

Tonight's in-person meeting will begin with the club's annual business, including the Treasurer’s report as well as the election of Club Officers and Executive Board members for next year.

Important  The rest of the meeting will be a facilitated discussion to review the past year—what worked, what would you like to see done differently next year?

Thursday, May 9:  Annual Banquet and 125th Anniversary Gala

Come and celebrate the Portland Camera Club's 125th continuous year of meeting! Our guest speaker is Susan Danly, photography curator for the Portland Museum of Art. In addition to a delicious meal and fun socializing with camera club members, there'll be a few door prizes.

  • A catered event at the Woodfords Club (Directions/Map)
  • 5:00pm social hour, 6:00pm banquet
  • $50 per person (includes meal & beverage)
  • We're having trouble with the Paypal account at the moment, so please pay for your reservation by mailing a check made out to "Portland Camera Club" to the club treasurer:
    Jack Sharkey
    15 Val Halla Drive
    Topsham, ME 04086


Complete Club Calendar