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: meetings continue to be held online using Zoom. Club members will receive Zoom links by email. Non-members wanting to attend a meeting can send an email to the club membership coordinator requesting the Zoom link for that meeting date: send to membership.pcc.2020@gmail.com

For videos of presentations and recorded meetings, visit the PCC Vimeo page: https://vimeo.com/pccmaine

Monday, October 18, 7pm · Images from the Sept 27 Field Trips

Members' images from the group field trips held on September 27th.

Monday, October 25, 7pm · Guest Speaker: Clara Pereira

NYC photographer Clara Pereira's presentation is "The Jazz Scene." Since 2015, she has been photographing jazz musicians performing live and in private sessions. "There is a picture in every moment. In the same spirit of jazz, my photography relies on improvisation, responding to what is happening in front of the camera."

Monday, November 1, 7pm · Projected Image Competition

If you are new to PCC competitions or have any questions, please see the Competitions page.

    Submission Guidelines:
  • Deadline: Thursday, Oct 21.
  • One image per member. JPEG format only.  Images must be 1920px maximum width and 1080px maximum height.
  • Name your image file in the format 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 the beginning of your image filename (e.g., c-jane-jones-b-katahdin-sunset.jpg)
  • Send your image file by email to pccupload@gmail.com  (every entry receives a confirmation).

Complete Club Calendar