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

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

Monday October 2, 7pm · Nature Photography (in-person meeting)

Rich Reynolds, Rob Smith and Mike Cullivan will lead a panel discussion on the aspects of Nature Photography. This is an in-person meeting at the Woodfords Club.

Saturday, October 7 · Member Photo Walks

An opportunity to shoot fall foliage scenes. You can show up with your camera and join one of these meet-ups:

  • Dick Sawyer is leading a trip to the White Mountains. Meetup: 8:00am at the parking lot in front of Hunt's Photo in South Portland (map).
  • Mike Leonard is coordinating a Kelby International Photo Walk at Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, ME. For all the details, click here.
  • Colleen Graves is leading an excursion in Cape Elizabeth: Two Lights State Park, Kettle Cove and Crescent Beach. Meetup: 3:00pm at the Two Lights SP parking lot (map).

Monday, October 9, 7pm · Skills Workshop: Street Photography (Zoom)

(Zoom meeting) Together we will watch Saul Leiter, a well known street and abstract photographer, take us along with others as he walks the streets doing his craft. Our discussion will follow.

Monday, October 16, 6:30pm · PCC Open House (in-person meeting)

Members are encouraged to bring a guest!
6:00 Come early and bring any photographic equipment you want to sell, give away or even swap. Tables will be set up for a sort of "photography flea market." All sales are the responsibility of the PCC member who is selling (note: bring cash to make change).
7:00 Social hour with Refreshments (members last name A-G bring beverages w/serving items; last name H-Z bring a snack w/serving items).
8:00 Interactive Discussion - PCC Members “Tell your PCC Story”

Complete Club Calendar