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 here for a map).

PCC meeting hall-The Woodfords Club

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.

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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.

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Summer Print Challenge
The subject for this summer is Nightscapes: a nighttime scene taken after sunset and before sunrise (includes twilight, aka the blue hour). Shoot nightscapes over the summer, and bring one nightscape print to the first meeting on Sept 14th. The winning print will decided by popular vote at the meeting, and the winner will receive a free membership for this year!
 

Mon Sep 14 - 7 PM
First Meeting
Introduction to the club and our activities. The club's Executive Board will be introduced. And the Summer Print Challenge. Everyone is welcome.
 

Mon Sep 21 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: Mark Stevens
Award winning photographer Mark Stevens will give a presentation about judging images. Visit Mark's website.
 

Mon Sept 28 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: (TBA)
A presentation on how to prepare for a competition.
 

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Assigned Subjects for 2015-16:
 
Motion Blur
A scene featuring the blur of motion.
 
Rain, Fog or Atmospheric Conditions
A scene featuring an atmospheric condition such as rain, fog, dust, sea smoke, etc.
 
Song Titles
An image suggesting the title of a song.