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September
Mon Sept 12 7:00 The first meeting of the 2016-17 season – welcome!

We'll start with an introduction to the Portland Camera Club and our activities. The club's Executive Board will be introduced.

Summer Print Challenge: Interior Architecture  One print per person. Try to bring your print in by 6:45 PM. All prints will be displayed and voted on by anyone present before the meeting and during the break. After the break, the winner will be announced, and we will have an informal critique session on the winner and other prints as time allows.
 
The maker of the highest scoring print wins a free membership in the camera club for 2016-2017 season!
 
Mon Sept 19 7:00 Guest Speaker: Steve Bedell  Steve will speak on on Judging and Critiquing Images Using the 12 Elements of a Merit Image. A merit image is a concept defined by the Professional Photographers of America. Visit Steve's website: www.stevebedell.com.
 
Mon Sept 26 7:00 Mock Judging Session To follow up on Steve Bedell's presentation on merit images, we will have 2 groups of judges and 2 moderators (Al Borror & Eric Piscure) to lead the discussion.
 
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
October
Mon Oct 3 7:00 Projected Image Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique. Members may submit one image. Click here for image submission info. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Sept 28.
 
Mon Oct 10 7:00 Print Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique. Bring your print to the meeting.
 
Mon Oct 17 7:00 Tech Night  Topics to be covered: Cropping and resizing in Photoshop, Matting Prep.
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Sat Oct 22 Full Day Seminar with Renowned Landscape Photographer Marc Muench
For all the details, go here.  Vist Marc's website: www.marcmuench.com.
 
Sun Oct 23 Sunrise to Sunset Shoot with Marc Muench
Please note: the Sunday shooting event, which was limited to 15 participants, is sold out. There are plenty of places left for the Saturday 10/22 all-day seminar.
 
Mon Oct 24 7:00 Guest Speaker: Felice Boucher  Visit Felice's website: www.feliceboucher.com
 
Mon Oct 31 7:00 PCC by-laws review with the club membership.
 
November
Mon Nov 7 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Open (no assigned category). Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Nov 2nd. Click here for image submission info.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in prints for next week's Print Competition.
 
Mon Nov 14 7:00 Print Competition  Two prints per member. Deadline for entries is Nov 7th.
 
Mon Nov 21 7:00 Tech Night  Images that break the rules.
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Nov 28 7:00 Guest Speaker: Betty Wiley  Visit Betty's website: bettywileyphotography.com
 
December
Mon Dec 5 7:00 Projected Image Competition
For this competition, the theme is Primary Color Landscape, which is the special theme of the 2017 Maine Photography Show. Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Nov 30th. Click here for image submission info.
 
Mon Dec 12 7:00 Print Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique. Bring your print to the meeting.
 
Mon Dec 19 7:00 Repeat Members Slide Show 
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Dec 26 Winter Break - No Meeting
 
January
Mon Jan 2 7:00 Projected Image Discussion & Critique Night
Open discussion and critique. Members may submit one image. Click here for image submission info. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Dec. 28th.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in prints for next week's Print Competition.
 
Mon Jan 9 7:00 Print Competition  Two prints per member. The deadline for bringing in your prints is Jan 2nd.
 
Mon Jan 16 7:00 Tech Night  (Topics to be announced)
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Jan 23 7:00 Guest Speaker to be announced 
 
Mon Jan 30 7:00 Guest Speaker to be announced 
 
February
Mon Feb 6 7:00 Projected Image Competition
For this competition, the assigned subject is Long Exposures. Note: the rule for competitions with an assigned subject is images must have been taken after June 1, 2016. Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Feb. 1st. Click here for image submission info.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in prints for next week's Print Competition.
 
Mon Feb 13 7:00 Print Competition  Two prints per member. The deadline for bringing in your prints is Feb 6th.
 
Mon Feb 20 7:00 Tech Night  Ahead of the March 27th Member Slide Show meeting, tonight's Tech Night is about creating a slide show.
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Feb 27 7:00 Guest Speaker to be announced 
 
March
Mon Mar 6 7:00 Projected Image Competition
For this competition, the assigned subject is Low Point of View. Note: the rule for competitions with an assigned subject is images must have been taken after June 1, 2016. Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Mar. 1st. Click here for image submission info.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in prints for next week's Print Competition.
 
Mon Mar 13 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is Mar 6th.
 
Mon Mar 20 7:00 Tech Night  (Topics to be announced)
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Mar 27 7:00 Member Slide Shows  Both Windows and Mac slide shows are welcome.
 
April
Mon Apr 3 7:00 Projected Image Competition
Open (no assigned category). Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Mar. 29th. Click here for image submission info.
 
Mon Apr 10 7:00 Print Competition  Deadline for entries is Apr 3rd.
Tonight is also the deadline for submissions for the One Shot Competition (4/24)
 
Mon Apr 17 7:00 Tech Night  (Topics to be announced)
  
(Executive Board meeting at 6 pm)
 
Mon Apr 24 7:00 The One Shot Competition  Please visit the One Shot page for details. Entries for the One Shot must be submitted by April 10th.
 
May
Mon May 1 7:00 (More information coming)
 
Mon May 8 7:00 (More information coming)
Important: Tonight is the Portland Camera Club's annual business meeting, including the election of Executive Board members and officers.
 
Mon May 16 7:00 Annual Camera Club Banquet
 
 
 
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