ABOUT US UPCOMING EVENTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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."

MEETING SCHEDULE:
We will normally meet Thursdays 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 (formerly called the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center), 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 Jan 9th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Location: Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Road Lexington Park, MD 20653, 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 Jan 16th, 2020, 7 PM: COMPETITION

Location: University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (formerly Southern Maryland Higher Education Center), 44219 Airport Rd, California, MD 20619

Digital images must be submitted by the previous Sunday by midnight, to competition@smccc.org. Categories are: Novice Digital, Advanced Digital, Open Themed Digital, Novice Prints, Advanced Prints, Open Themed Prints. Prints may be brought to the venue no later than 7PM. The theme this month (for the themed category only) is "Shadows".


Thursday Feb 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Feb 13th, 2020: FACEBOOK CHALLENGE "Time Lapse"

Thursday Mar 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Mar 13th, 2020, 7 PM: COMPETITION "Bi/Tri/Motor-Cycles"

Thursday Apr 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Apr 13th, 2020: FACEBOOK CHALLENGE "Time"

Thursday May 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday May 13th, 2020, 7 PM: COMPETITION "Beyond the Expiration Date"

Thursday Jun 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Jun 13th, 2020: FACEBOOK CHALLENGE "By the Water"

Thursday Jul 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Jul 13th, 2020, 7 PM: COMPETITION "Flowers"

Thursday Aug 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Aug 13th, 2020: FACEBOOK CHALLENGE "Abstract"

Thursday Sep 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Sep 13th, 2020, 7 PM: ST MARY'S COUNTY FAIR

Thursday Oct 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Oct 13th, 2020: FACEBOOK CHALLENGE "Wildlife"

Thursday Nov 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Thursday Nov 13th, 2020, 7 PM: END OF YEAR COMPETITION

Thursday Dec 6th, 2020, 7 PM: CRITIQUE

Updated January 14th, 2020