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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  • Dues are due. Be ready to pay at the October Speaker Meeting. Only members in good standing are eligible to participate in competition.

Our Meetings
Camera Club Meetings are held twice per month!

SPEAKER MEETING - 10/10/2016 - 7:00pm
Speaker: Renee Comet - Topic: Food Photography
Renee Comet is a noted advertising photographer specializing in food and still life
photography. Whatever the subject, her visual treatment can best be described as uncomplicated, fluid, and elegant. Her distinctive work has appeared in advertising, packaging, cookbooks, stamps, and digital libraries.
Click Renee's biography for more details.

COMPETITION MEETING - 10/24/2016 - 7:00pm
Theme: Other Animals (not Birds nor Mammals)
Judge: Corey Hilz
Corey Hilz is a professional photographer specializing in nature and travel photography. He is a published author and his work is seen in magazines, books and calendars, as well as in art galleries. Find out more on Corey's website:
Click Corey Bio for more details.

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.

The Waterside Wooden Mill is one of the oldest operating mills in the USA. The mill was built on land deeded by the heirs of William Penn to Abraham Oberholtzer in 1785. In 1806 John Snider purchased the land and erected a mill on the banks of Yellow Creek. The cost is $75 per person. Payment must be in CASH at the time of your arrival. The mill will be open from 9AM to 2PM.
The mill is located north of Loysburg, PA and south of Woodbury, PA on Route 36, also known as the Woodbury Pike. GPS address: 2469 Woodbury Pike, Woodbury, PA 16695. This the address of the Bed & Breakfast across the street. Click details for more details information about the trip.
Click Waterside Woolen Mill to sign up for the trip.

National Capital Trolley Museum - 10/15/2016

"A meet up for a photo event at the National Capital Trolley Museum "
Wesley Paulson and his fellow friends from  National Capitol Trolly museum , 1313 Bonifant Rd., Colesville   are  re-creating the days when the trolley was king in Washington -- or was at least a sickly, tubercular duke. They will be assembling artistic tableaux, complete with old cars and people dressed in vintage clothing, and inviting amateur and professional photographers to snap away on October 15th .
The event -- $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors -- starts at 6 p.m. with a safety briefing. Besides  cameras, participants should bring a tripod, cable release or remote shutter control, and a flashlight.

Here is a link to the article :National Capital Trolley Museum Announcement

Click Trolley Museum to sign up for the trip. Please include both your email address and
cell phone number on the sign up form.
If you sign up and then need to cancel ,please go back to the sign up page ,but this time
indicate that you will not be able to attend.

Meet at Park-N-Ride lot (I-270 & Quince Orchard Rd) at 5:15pm for carpool.
Click this for full details.

Click Planned Field Trips and Field Trips Sign Up Lists to see more information.

GCC Meet-Up
It’s a new concept to provide club members with more opportunities to shoot together without counting on a GCC field trip coordinator to accompany the group.

Competition Winners

Club 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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