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.

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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Mon Nov 23 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: Kathleen Clemons
Professional photographer and teacher Kathleen Clemons' presentation is titled "The Art of Selective Focus."

Mon Nov 30 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: Ed Webster
Mountaineer, photographer and author Ed Webster's presentation will be about his experiences on Mt. Everest. Ed is the author of Snow in the Kingdom. His website is www.mtnimagery.com.

Mon Dec 7 - 7 PM
Projected Image Competition
Assigned subject: Motion Blur. Two images per member. Note: the rule for competitions with an assigned subject is images must have been taken after May 18, 2015. Submission deadline is midnight on Friday, Dec. 4th. Email your images to pccupload@gmail.com.

Mon Dec 14 - 7 PM
Print Discussion & Critique
Open discussion and critique led by Kathleen Clemons. Bring your print to the meeting.

Mon Dec 21 - 7 PM
Member Slide Show Encore
Bring in a favorite slide show from a past Members Slide Show night, and share your show again!  Reminder: this year's Members Slide Show night (for new slide shows) is March 28, 2016.
(Executive Board meets at 6:00)

Complete Club Calendar . . . 

Assigned Subjects for 2015-16:
Motion Blur (Dec. 7)
A scene featuring the blur of motion.
Rain, Fog or Atmospheric Conditions (Apr. 4)
A scene featuring an atmospheric condition such as rain, fog, dust, sea smoke, etc.
Song Titles (Jan. 11)
An image suggesting the title of a song.