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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Our Meetings
Camera Club Meetings are held twice per month!

SPEAKER MEETING: 3/13/2017 - 7PM - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Speaker: Jill Bochicchio - Topic: Portraiture
Ranked among photography's top professionals, Jill A. Bochicchio's award winning and innovative photography has appeared in loan collections and private art exhibits, such as the Epcot Center in Florida, The Professional Photographers of America, the PPA Master's Loan Collection and the Maryland Professional Photographers Association. Visit her website at http://www.bochicchiophotography.com/mp_includes/body.asp. Click this for more details.

COMPETITION MEETING: 3/27/2017 - 7PM - Theme: ABSTRACT
Judge: Matthew Schmidt
Matthew is a photography enthusiast with a strong attraction to abstract two-dimensional art.  He has spent years developing techniques to express his vision through photography.  Some techniques are in-camera, while others are in Photoshop, Lightroom and Nik filters. 

Matthew spends his free time on a variety of photography-related ventures.  As the NVACC webmaster he handles submissions for the Annual Abstract Photography Exhibit.  At SoFoBoMo Matthew assists photographers who produce a photo book in one month.  He judges competitions and presents on subjects from software use to visual design. Click this 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.

Cherry Blossoms in DC, 3/23/2017
The National Park Service has announced that peak bloom is between March 14-17, so join us on Thursday, March 23th  to spend an afternoon capturing the beauty of cherry trees.  We will meet at the Shady Grove Station at 2:15 p.m. to take the subway downtown.  If you prefer to come by car, meet us at the MLK Memorial at 3:30 p.m.
WMATA identifies the nearest metro stop to the cherry blossom festival as Smithsonian on the Orange and Blue lines. Please click this for more details.
Please click cherry blossoms to sign up for this trip.
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Baltimore City Light Festival - 4/6/2017
The April Light City Festival in Baltimore is one of the large-scale international light festivals in the U.S. The main attraction is at the Inner Harbor. We will meet  at the Park & Ride lot at I-270 and Rt. 124 in Gaithersburg at 4.45 p.m. on April 6th. Click this for more details.
Please click light festival to sign up for this trip.




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


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