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.

The Portland Camera Club is a charter member of the Photographic Society of America and the New England Camera Club Council.

Recent member images:

  • Fred-Heimann-A-Up-Up-and-Away
  • Greg-Roscoe-b-The-Foreside
  • Joanne-Smith-B-Three-Dories
  • Joyce-Love-b-monhegan
  • Knapp_Hudson_A_Quiraing Morning
  • LindaAlschuler-B-Always-Ready
  • Maryann-Nowak-B-Winter-Falls
  • Mike-Cullivan-A-Scavenging
  • Paul-vanderwerf-b-cadillac-sunrise
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  • Rob-Smith_A_Silver_Stream
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News & Events

Monday 10/16 at 7pm:  Skill Development: Preparing Images for Presentation, and for Projected Image and Print Competitions  Two presentations, sit in on both!  1) Mike Leonard will discuss cropping and resizing (e.g., how to size your image for camera club submissions), including a demonstration in Phostopshop. Time permitting, Mike will discuss monitor calibrations.  2) Bill Shumaker will demonstrate mounting and matting prints for formal presentation and, less expensively, for PCC Print Night.

Monday 10/23 at 7pm:  Guest Speaker: Steve Yenco on Drone Photography  Steve Yenco is an avid photographer, including drone photography, and a weather watcher for both WGME Channel 13, WMTW Channel 8 and the National Weather Service in Gray. Steve is also a member of the Mount Washington Observatory. Visit Steve Yenco/Mainly Maine Photography on Facebook

Monday 10/30 at 7pm:  Guest Speaker: Jose Leiva  Jose Leiva has been a photojournalist and freelance photographer for nearly 50 years. Visit www.joseleivaphoto.com

Monday 11/6 at 7pm:  Projected Image Competititon  Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Nov 1.  When you are ready to submit your images, visit the PCC Upload Page.  Note: for help with preparing and submitting an image for a PI Competition, click here.

Complete Club Calendar