WELCOME TO THE PARK WEST CAMERA CLUB

The Park West Camera Club is one of New York City’s oldest and most active camera clubs. Founded in 1937, PWCC is open to all who love photography, from beginners to experienced photographers. We offer a variety of programs, including photo competitions and critiques; lectures by professional photographers; member portfolio presentations and workshops; field trips; gallery exhibits; and an award-winning monthly newsletter. 


PWCC meets weekly on Monday nights at 6:30PM at the Soho Photo Gallery, 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 to inquire about membership. The club year begins in September but you may join at any time. Dues are $150.00 per year (pro-rated for new members who join after October). Download an application or email us at pwccny@aol.com for more information. To register an account on this website you MUST be a dues-paying member. (In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, PWCC will be meeting via Zoom until further notice. Stay safe, everyone, and keep your hands off your face and on your camera!)

 

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS 

Tommy Mintz will be the guest speaker at our September 20th meeting. His work focuses on the aesthetics of street photography, digital culture, mapping and performance, as well as exploring algorithmically crafted images.Tommy currently serves as Assistant Professor of Photography at CUNY Kingsborough Community College. For more information about Tommy and his work, visit his website http://http//tommymintz.com/.

 

Members, we will be holding our first Business Meeting of the Club year at our September 27th Zoom-meeting. Please join and participate in the running of your club! And remeber, now is the time to renew your membership! Membership brings full participation in Club activities, including competitions, workshops and admittance to all our Zoom meetings. The Club year runs from October 1st to September 30th, and you must be a paid-up member to participate in our first competition on Monday, October 4th. See the latest Weekly Reminder for details on how to renew. 

Featured on our home page gallery are members’ images from a 'Club Night Out' at Rockefeller Center in August. You can see other collections under the Club Members' Galleries tab, above. 

If you missed it, check out the gallery of our 2021 Year-End Competition winners, as well as a recording of the Final Competition judging. Also, you can find lots of postings to help you grow your photographic skills under the Club Workshop Hand Outs tab, above. Have fun! 

Last, the memorial presentation for our late friend and long-time PWCC member George Hansen, first shown on November 23, 2020, is available for viewing under on the Club Members Galleries tab (also above). 'George, Georgie, Jorge' -- forever missed but never forgotten!


UPCOMING MEETINGS

Note: All meetings will be virtual until further notice.

September 23 2021:  Member PDI Workshop with Chuck & Helen Pine, 7:00PM (space is limited; see latest newsletter for details) (Zoom meeting opens at 6:45PM)

September 27, 2021:  Business Meeting #1, 6:30PM (Zoom meeting opens at 6:15PM)

October 4, 2021:  Monthly Member Competition, judged by Peter Brandt, 6:30PM (Zoom meeting opens at 6:15PM)

October 11, 2021:  Member Workshop - 'What's New in Photoshop?', 6:30PM (Zoom meeting opens at 6:15PM)

October 18, 2021:  Guest Speaker - Neil Lawver, 6:30PM (Zoom meeting opens at 6:15PM)

 

CLICK THIS LINK FOR THE LATEST ISSUE OF OUR CLUB NEWSLETTER


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