Welcome!

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

Friday March 1, 5-7pm:  Opening of the 125th Celebration Exhibit at the Portland Public Library

Opening night for the PCC 125th Celebration Exhibit at the Portland Public Library's Lewis Gallery (gallery details). The Portland Public Library is located at 5 Monument Square, Portland (Google maps).

Monday March 4, 7pm:  Guest Speaker: Mike Moats, Macro Specialist (Zoom)

(Zoom meeting) Pro photographer and macro specialist Mike Moats's talk is titled "The Properly Equipped Macro Photographer."  Being a properly equipped macro photographer is not just about the equipment, but also equipping yourself with the how-to knowledge of macro photography. Mike will cover the most important equipment for macro photography, how to control depth of field, composition, and finding character in your subjects.

Visit Mike's website: www.tinylandscapes.com

Monday March 11, 7pm:  Projected Image Competition (Zoom)

(Zoom meeting) Tonight's judge is pro photographer and teacher Paul Nguyen (www.paulnguyenphoto.com). Submission Guidelines:

  • Deadline: Thursday, Feb 29th.
  • Click here for details about new rules regarding AI-generated content.
  • One image per member. JPEG format only. Images should not exceed maximum width 1920px and maximum height 1080px.
  • Name your image file in the format your name-[class A or B]-title.jpg, for example, Ansel-Adams-A-Winter-Storm-Yosemite.jpg
  • Send your image file by email to pccupload@gmail.com (every entry receives a confirmation within 72 hrs).

Complete Club Calendar