Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

The Portland Camera Club (Portland, Maine) 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.

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Note: the February Print Competition has been rescheduled to March 13th.

Mon Feb 20 - 7 PM
Tech Night – Slide Shows Ahead of the Member Slide Show meeting next month (3/27/17), tonight's Tech Night is about creating a slide show. Knapp Hudson will lead a group interested in using Lightroom to make a slide show on Macs. For Windows users, Mike Leonard will lead a group featuring PicturesToExe software.

Mon Feb 27 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest
Jan Pieter's presentation is "The Art of Street Photography, What Is It?" an engaging talk about the history of street photography, how did it start and who did it, including Jan Pieter's own work. He will also touch on photographers’ rights and what not to do when you are out shooting street work. A photographer for over 40 years, Jan Pieter's work has been exhibited in a number of galleries. He is the author of New Mainers, Portraits of our Immigrant Neighbors (2009, Tilbury House). Visit vanvoorstvanbeestfinefoto.com.

Mon Mar 6 - 7 PM
Projected Image Competition
For this competition, the assigned subject is Low Point of View. Reminder: for assigned subject competitions, submissions must have been taken after June 1, 2016. Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, March 1st. Click here for image submission info.
Special Note: prints will not be accepted tonight (3/6). Instead, prints will be accepted next week, Mar 13, for the March Print Competition which is on Mar 20th.

Complete Club Calendar . . .