The Gaithersburg Camera Club primarily serves upper Montgomery County, though members come from all over.  The club is meant for camera enthusiasts of varying skills and interests.  Our goal is to help you become a better photographer and give you a place to meet others who share your passion for photography.  Our programs and activities provide information and instruction for all skill levels. Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings with or without a member.
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Single Day Photography Field Trips
The Gaithersburg Camera Club has launched a series of single day photography field trips that are within an easy drive from our hometown. Members with any level of experience are free to join us at a variety of locations.


Click HERE to see our Planned Field Trips and Sign Up Sheet.


Our Meetings
Camera Club Meetings are held twice per month!

Speaker Night: 11/10/2014, 7pm - Michael Weiss - Exploring the Earth’s Underwater Regions photographically
Michael, Exploration Systems Projects Project Director, is an aerospace engineer with NASA for over 30 years and a certified SCUBA driver, has always been interested in photography.
This presentation will focus on the beauty of the earth’s marine ecosystems through photography and provide a glimpse of a world that many of us might not otherwise see or appreciate. Mike will also share some of his images captured above the oceans to include wildlife and plant life. Learn more about the stunning photography of Mike Weiss at his very impressive website –
**** After the break, we will have a “Question & Answer” session with President Ed Palaszynski serving as moderator.

Competition Night: 11/24/2014, 7pm - Theme: OPEN
Judge: Jim Kirby - Mr. Kirby began his photography career in photojournalism as a visual storyteller and in the process earned nine Virginia Press Association awards for Excellence in Photography. More recently, he has been shooting advertising and editorial assignments for magazines, ad agencies, local counties & municipalities and corporations. His assignments have ranged from people to places. In 2008, Mountain Press published his first solo book: Harpers Ferry, A Crossroads in Time.  Please visit his website at:
NOTE: Competition Entries Deadline: 11/19/2014 at midnight

Competition Winners

All Photos are copyrighted by the artists and may not be downloaded, reproduced, copied, stored
 or manipulated in any manner or form whatsoever without the prior written permission of the artist.
If you wish to contact the artist, please email the webmaster

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