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:

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  • RICK-THOMPSON-REINE-BLUE-HOUR
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  • JACK-SHARKEY-BOULDER-BEACH
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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

Please note: most meetings are held online using Zoom (see Calendar for exceptions). Club members receive Zoom links by email. Non-members wanting to attend a meeting are welcome to join us. Send an email to the PCC membership committee requesting a meeting Zoom link: send to pcc_mcmte@googlegroups.com

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

Monday December 5, 7pm:  Skills Workshop

Zoom meeting with 3 breakout sessions. At the beginning of the meeting, members will choose the breakout session they want to attend.

(1) Using Adobe Bridge & Photoshop, led by Mike Leonard

(2) (To be announced)

(3) Beginner to Advanced Post Processing, led by Rich Reynolds

Monday December 12, 7pm:  Projected Image Competition

(Zoom) If you are new to PCC competitions or have any questions, please see the Competitions page. Submission Guidelines:

  • Deadline: Thursday, Dec 1st.
  • One image per member. JPEG format only. Images must 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).

Monday December 19, 7pm: At the Woodfords Club – Member Interview Night

(In person at the Woodfords Club) Led by moderator Steve Thomas, 3 PCC members will be interviewed: Mandy Saunders, David Gaines, and Joe Wax.

Monday December 26  Winter Break – No Meeting

Complete Club Calendar