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St. Mary's County Camera Club had its first meeting on November 2nd, 1998 in St. Mary's City Maryland. The club's purpose is to "...promote photography as a hobby, providing a forum for exchanging knowledge of the subject and inspiring amateur photographers toward improving their art."

NEW MEETING SCHEDULE (corrected): We will normally meet Thursdays starting in July 2019, as follows:

First Thursday of the Month:

Photo critique at the Pax River Naval Air Museum in the back building conference room, at 7PM.

Alternating Second Thursday of the month:

Lecture or workshop at the Pax River Naval Air Museum in the back building conference room, at 7PM.

-OR-

Competition at University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, at 7PM, usually in the back building, with the room number for the SMCCC meeting posted on the outside door.


Check the Upcoming Events column for details and any date or location changes.


Annual membership dues are $25 per individual, or $30 family. Membership is required for participation in competition and elections. Visitors are welcome for free at all meetings.

Thursday Oct 3rd, 2019, 7PM: CRITIQUE

Location: Pax River Naval Air Museum (back building conference room).

Bring several photos in .jpg format on a memory stick for open, fair discussion, and ideas to improve the shot through cropping and advanced editing methods


Thursday Oct 10th, 2019, 7 PM: PROGRAM


Location: Pax River Naval Air Museum (back building conference room).

"Getting Your Camera Out Of Auto". Intended to help our more novice members take that step to manual and to make our more advanced members think about what they are doing and why when using manual.


MEETING CHANGES with corrections
(posted Aug 25th, 2019)

At a board meeting on April 22nd, we agreed on cutting back our meeting schedule. These changes will be effective immediately:

• TWO meetings per month! First week critique, second week lecture/workshop OR competition.
• Competition every OTHER month.
• For now, we'll meet at the Pax River Naval Air Museum for critiques, lectures and workshops. Competitions will be held at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (formerly Southern Maryland Higher Education Center)
Updated October 10th, 2019