Welcome to the Park West Camera Club!

The Park West Camera Club is one of the oldest and most active non-profit camera clubs in New York City. Founded in 1937, PWCC is open to beginners as well as experienced photographers, and offers a variety of programs, including photo competitions and critiques; lectures by professional photographers; member portfolio presentations; workshops and demonstrations on technique, gear, software and printing; gallery exhibits; field trips (local, national and international); model shoots; and an award-winning monthly newsletter. Membership is open to all with a love of photography.

PWCC meets weekly on Monday nights at 6:30 PM at the Soho Photo Gallery at 15 White Street, between West Broadway and 6th Avenue (in Tribeca). Interested photographers are welcome to visit our Monday meetings between 6:00 and 6:30PM, and inquire about membership. The club year runs from September through June but you may join at any time. Dues are $150.00 per year and are pro-rated for new members joining after October. Download an application or email us for more information at: pwccny@aol.com. [Note: To register an account on this website you MUST be a dues-paying member.]

For more information, check out the November 2019 issue of Photo Notes, the PWCC newsletter


Latest News & Events

»  Bill Wadman will judge the monthly member competition at our December 9th meeting. Based in Brooklyn, Bill is best known for his portrait photography, which tends towards traditional portraiture in both environmental and studio settings, as well as long-exposure motion photography. Bill’s 365 Portrait series drew international acclaim, including from Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Times of London, USA Today, The New York Times, and Corriere della Sera. He has co-hosted the On Taking Pictures podcast on the 5by5 Studios network of shows. For more information and to see Bill’s work, please visit his website https://www.billwadman.com/  

Upcoming Meetings

December 9, 2019:  Weekly Meeting - Monthly Member Competition, judged by Bill Wadman (rescheduled from December 2nd)

December 10, 2019:  Member Print Workshop with Nancy Sirkis (see latest Photo Notes newsletter for details)

December 11, 2019:  Field Trip - Holiday Lights in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn (meet at front of N/Q/R downtown platform at Union Square station at 4:30PM)

December 16, 2019:  Holiday Party!! (see latest Photo Notes newsletter for details)

December 19, 2019:  Field Trip - Bryant Park Skating Rink (meet at 3:00PM near fountain at 6th Ave. & 41st St.)

Check out our FULL CALENDAR  of events for details










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