Welcome!

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:

  • Paul-VanDerWerf-A-Tree-of-Gold
  • Wayne-Cotterly-B-Fish-For-Dinner
  • Sandy-Wescott-A-Monhegan-Sunrise
  • Brien-Richards-B-Lower-Antelope-Canyon
  • Mary-Powers-B-Tarn-Light
  • Meredith-Kennedy-A-On-Duty
  • Rick-Thompson-A-Salt-Flats
  • Knapp-Hudson-A-Desert-Mittens
  • EricPiskura-A-Vortex
  • Darylann-Leonard-A-Earth_s-Music
  • Ray-Clark-B-Gull-With-Nestling

The Portland Camera Club is a charter member of the Photographic Society of America and the New England Camera Club Council.

News & Events

Please note: All meetings are being held online using Zoom until further notice. All club members will receive a meeting invitation with the Zoom meeting link.

Monday, January 25, 7pm · Photography in the Arctic

A presentation by club members Mike & Linda Cullivan about their trip to Norway, above the arctic circle. The presentation will describe some details on planning, preparation and travel to a remote and wild location. Also, photographing in a hostile climate. Landscape and wildlife images will be presented. Mike and Linda welcome questions during the presentation.

Monday, February 1, 7pm · Projected Image Competition

One image per member. Max size: 1920px wide by 1080px tall. Submission deadline: midnight Thursday, January 21.  You must name your image file as your name-[class A or B]-title.jpg, for example, Ansel-Adams-A-Winter-Storm-Yosemite.jpg  If you're requesting a critique from the judges, add c- to your image filename (e.g., c-jane-jones-b-katahdin-sunset.jpg). Please submit your image by email to pccupload@gmail.com. Every entry will receive a confirmation.

Click here for a handy guide to preparing and submitting your image.

Complete Club Calendar