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: May 6, 2019 - 7pm - Topic: Photojournalism
Speaker: Samuel Corum
Samuel is a freelance Photojournalist based out of Washington, D.C. He started his career in the Marine Corps and completed two combat tours in Iraq as a Combat Photographer. After attending the Corcoran College of Art and Design, graduating with a BFA in Photojournalism in 2012, he was on staff with Anadolu Agency until 2018. Samuel is available for assignments around the world. Visit his website at: 

Competition Meeting: May 20, 2019 - 7pm - Theme: MACRO/CLOSE-UPS 
Judge: Wayne Wolfersberger 
Wayne, an ecologist-naturalist, educator and nature photographer by professional education and passion, integrates all areas and is a well-respected professional nature photographer. Wayne has been teaching photography classes for 20 years, led workshops and seminars with the most recent to Yellowstone this past May for six days. Visit his website at or click his bio for more details.

End of Year Competition, Deadline: May 22, 2019
Judge: Lester Picker
Prints may be submitted by leaving them at the May 20 competition meeting, by bringing them to Alan Zipp's office in Rockville, or by bringing them to the Blast's editorial offices or to Barb Statas' house after making prior arrangements (to make sure someone will be there). Digital entries must be submitted and print entries must be received AND REGISTERED by midnight Wednesday, May 22 using standard procedures. Click this for details of EOY competition rules.
Visit Lester website at: or click his 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.


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
(Click this to see past years competition images)

Club Competition Winners 9/2018-8/2020

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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