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Washington State and Regional
Photography Clubs, Councils, and Associations

Go To Councils and Associations

Puget Sound Area
Clubs / Societies
NW Washington / SW / East / 
Olympic Peninsula / BC Clubs
Puget Sound Area
  • Bainbridge Island Photo Club
  • Meets 2nd Wed at 7:00 pm
    in the Commons 
    370 Brien Drive SE, Bainbridge Island 
    (across from Waterfront Park)
         Contact: Hal Muhrlein
    , President
  • Eastside Camera Club
  • Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays
    St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church, Factoria

         Contact: Jim Seiber
  • f:67 Camera Club
  • Meets 1st & 3rd Mondays
    The Sheridan Park Community Center
    680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton, WA
         Contact: Bill  Biedel,
         PO Box 2684, Bremerton, WA 98310
  • Kitsap Photography Guild
    New club 1/1/10
    Meets 4th Thursday of every month, 7:00 p.m.
    Central Kitsap Firestation No. 51
    10955 Silverdale Way NE
    Silverdale, WA 98383
         Contact: info@kitsaphotoraphyguild.com
  • Olympia Camera Club    
    New URL 10/24/09

    General Meeting:
    6:30pm, 4th Monday
    Lacey Fire Station
    8407 Steilacoom Rd.
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (September thru June)
         (See Web site for info on Critiques, Digital Imaging group and Field Trips
    Contact: President Wes Kirkpatrick
    3120 Hoadly St. SE,
    Olympia WA 98501
    Phone: (360) 790-1225

    Digital Meeting:
    6:30pm, 2nd Tuesday
    Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
    1515 Harrison Ave. N.W.
    Olympia, WA 98513

  • Pacific NW Photographic Society
    Disbanded - see Kitsap Photograpny Guild
  • Pilchuck Camera Club
    New URL 11/28/09

  • Meets 2nd Thursdays 
    Baker Heights Social Hall
    1401  Poplar St., Everett, WA
         Contact: Anna Rice, VP
         Abear@juno.com or 425-787-0618
  • Printmakers Critique
  • Meets on 1st Sat in member homes
    Email:  Alan Moodie,  alanm@nwlink.com
  • Puget Sound Stereo Camera Club
    Meets second Saturday of each month except July & Aug
    Federal Way Senior Center
    4016 South 352nd St
    Federal Way, WA
         Contact: Don Munsil
  • Seattle Photographic Society
  • Meets Tuesdays
    Crown Hill United Methodist Church
    8500 14th NW, Seattle, WA
         Contact: Phil Brugalett,

  • Tacoma Photographic Society
    Meets 1st, 2nd & 3rd Mondays
    Pierce County Library Admin Center

    3005 112th E, Tacoma, WA
        Contact: Dennis Mollinet, President

         2219 95th Ave. Court East
         Edgewood, WA 98371

Disbanded Clubs
  • Ballard Camera Club
  • Golden West Camera Club
  • Lake City Camera Club
  • Stanwood/Camano Camera Club
  • The Evergreen Group
Northwest Washington
  • Bellingham Photography Club
  • Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
    St. Paul's Episcopal Church
    2117 Walnut St., Bellingham, WA
         Preseident:  Jack Kienast   

         For more information:
         360-676-0749 or 360-366-3033
  • Mount Baker Camera Club  
  • Meets 3rd Fridays
    Skagit Valley College, Room L56
    2405 East College Way

    Mt. Vernon, WA

         Contact: Murphy Hektner, President

Southwest Washington 
  • Film Pack Camera Club 
  • Meets 1st, 2nd, & 4th Tuesdays
    Vancouver Housing Authority
    Main St and 4th Plain Blvd.
    PO Box 2041,  Vancouver, WA 98668
    Cliff Snell, President
  • Monticello Camera Club
    Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
    Longview Public Library
    1600 Louisiana St,  Longview, WA
    Arlene Stauning

  • Sunset Camera Club
  •      Contact: Jane Bacon 
         1911 Riverside,  Hoquiam, WA 98550

Eastern Washington
  • Blue Mountain Photo Club
  • Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays
    School District Admin Bldg.
    364 S Park St., Walla Walla
         Contact:  george@oregontrail.net
  • Spokane Camera Club
    Meets 1st, 3rd, & 4th Wednesdays
    Corbin Senior Activity Center
    827 W. Cleveland Ave, Spokane
  • Spokane Valley Camera Club
    Meets 2nd & 3rd Mondays
    Denny Ashlock Bldg
    22510 E Mission, Liberty Lake
  •      Contact: mygoldneyes@netscape.net
  • Tri Cities Camera Club 
  • P O Box 1151 
    Richland, WA 99352

Olympic Peninsula
  • Olympic Peaks Camera Club
  • Meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays
    Dungeness Community Church
    45 Eberle Rd
    (Dungeness Way & Eberle)
  • Port Townsend Photo Club
  • Meets 1st & 3rd Mondays
    Port Townsend Community Center
    620 Tyler Street, Port Townsend, WA
         Contact:  Art Reitsch, Chairman

British Columbia
  • Abbotsford Photo Arts Club
  • (of British Columbia) 
    Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays
    Community  Services Bldg.
    2420 Montrose St., Abbotsford, BC

  • Northshore Photographic Society,
    West Vancouver, BC
    1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesdays
    7:30 pm in St. Anthony's Catholic Church
       2347 Inglewood Avenue
    4th Wednesday
       7:30 pm at the Silk Purse
       570 Argyle Avenue

  • Vernon Camera Club  NEW 1/21/10
    We meet the second & fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.at
    The Vernon Community Arts Centre
    2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, B.C.

         Contact: Kevin Kienlein, President
         250-545-8340 or krash@junction.net

Note: most camera clubs do NOT meet in June, July or August

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Societies and Councils
  • Northwest  Council of Camera Clubs
    • Federation of camera clubs, not individuals, with membership confined to the Pacific Northwest.  The intent of the NWCCC is to promote the advancement of photography as a science, recreation, and art, and to encourage social contacts between all  persons interested in photography.
  • Photographic Society of America
    • Worldwide, interactive organization for serious amateur photographers, professional photographers (or for anyone interested in photography), with a monthly magazine, photo competitions, study groups via mail and on the Internet, and an annual conference in different locales that is held around Labor Day each year.
  • Columbia Council of Camera Clubs
    • Organization of camera clubs and other photographic organizations working through their representatives for the benefit of their club's members - intended to serve principally the clubs in Oregon, southern Washington, western Idaho and now northern California.
Nature Photography Association
  • Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest  (NPPNW)
  • Contact:  Larry Rosenkoetter
    3899 NW Jameson Cr., Corvalis, OR 97330
    • Meets twice a year, rotating meeting sites.  The primary purpose of the NPPN is to share information about nature and wildlife photography and thereby to promote the growth and development of it members. 

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