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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Gaithersburg Camera Club Photography Exhibit

The exhibit will be at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, from 2/2 through 4/15, 2018. Opening Reception is on 2/8, from 7pm - 8:30pm. Click Postcard to get a glimpse of the show. Please click Bohrer Park for press release details.


Maryland Photography Alliance Seminar

The Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) will host it's first photography seminar, "Odyssey of Light," on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  The seminar will be held at Notre Dame of Maryland University in the Knott Auditorium in Baltimore. 


Featured speakers include Bruce Dale from National Geographic and Tamara Lackey, a Nikon USA Ambassador.  The admission price for GCC and other MPA photography club members is $79.  The price includes free lunch and parking.  Attendees will also receive a $50 Nations Photo Gift Card.  Admission price for the general public is $99.   


Please click on the link below for more information. Once you've accessed the site, click on the 'Buy Now' link to register and pay for the seminar via PayPal.

https://www.odysseyoflight.org/mpa

Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) Gallery Show
After a successful run at the Columbia Art Center, the Maryland Photography Alliance's (MPA) newest gallery show is now open to the public.  The entire show of 72 images is located in the lounge area of the State of Maryland House of Delegates building, which is located at:
6 Bladen Street,Annapolis, MD 21401 The gallery show will be on display through 3/2018



Our Meetings
Camera Club Meetings are held twice per month!

Speaker Night - 2/12, 2018 - 7pm
Speaker: Irene Hinke-Sacilotto, Topic: Tangier Island, A Visual Journey
This presentation is a visual journey, compiled from photos that I have taken over the years. It explores life on Tangier and paints a picture of the island, waterman community, and the wildlife that inhabits its marshes, lagoons, and tidal guts. Click her bio for details. Visit her website at http://www.ospreyphoto.com/.

Competition Night - 2/26, 2018 - 7pm - Theme: Open
Judge: Victoria Restropo
Our judge is Victoria Restrepo, a Bethesda, MD area resident who is an accomplished professional nature and travel photographer as well as an artist with over 30 years of experience in fine art. She studied fine arts in Columbia and photography at The New England School of Photography in Boston.
Click her bio for more information
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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.

B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore - 2/24/2018, 9am - 10am
We will have another adventure to Baltimore. This time will be at B&O Railroad Museum: 901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21223, http://www.borail.org/. We will meet for carpool at usual place at Gaithersburg Park and Ride Parking Lot at 7:30am. Please click on Railroad Museum to sign up for this trip.
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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 9/2016-8/2018


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For more information on our activities and how to find us, go here

 
https://www.facebook.com/GaithersburgCameraClub
 
https://psa-photo.org/
 
Maryland Photography Alliance