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: 9/8/2014, 7pm - Tim Cooper - Painting with Light
based on his latest book on The Magic of Light Painting. Tim defines painting with light as “... the process of photographing at night while illuminating the subject with a handheld devise such as a flashlight or camera flash. The use of a moving light creates a look that is impossible to replicate during daylight hours.”
Check out Tim Cooper’s stunning photography as well as his many videos, digital books, workshops and other seminars available at:

Competition Night: 9/22/2014, 7pm - Theme: OPEN
Judge: Cindy Hobgood - An award­ winning photographer, Cindi studied photography at UNC Chapel Hill in the Radio, Television, Motion Picture department. She went on to study at Savannah College of Art and Design and after Hurricane Hugo, headed to California to attend Brooks Institute of Photography.
The technical elements of film scouting and location management have helped Cindi hone her photography and leadership skills. She has the eye of a travel photographer, the quickness of a photojournalist, the artistry of a landscape photographer...
Cindi Hobgood is a member of Destination DC (the Washington, DC Convention and Tourism corporation) and Women Photojournalists of Washington.  To learn more about her, please visit her website:

NOTE: Competition Entries Deadline: 9/17/2014 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

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


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