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Welcome to the home page of the Santa Maria Camera Club.
We are friendly photographers who pride ourselves in having members of all ages and photographic abilities. Our members enjoy a varied program of internal, external and interclub competitions in addition to field trips and visiting guest speakers. We try to cater to everyone.
Our Program meeting is the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM. We have guest speakers sharing their ideas and talents, as well as club members sharing "Show and Tell" images for everyone to enjoy. We meet at Merrill Gardens on Suey road in Santa Maria, CA.
Our Competition meeting is the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM. All competitions are now limited to digital imagery and are held Virtually via Webex.
Saturday Breakfast Chats, 4th Saturday of every month at Francisco's Country Kitchen on N. Broadway in Santa Maria. Breakfast chats also held via video teleconferencing on the 2nd Saturday. Both start at 8am.
Annual Membership Dues are $30 for an individual; $45 for a family; $15 for a student; and $20 per year to participate in competitions. If you would like to know more about us, EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We hold photography competitions nearly every month. We have changed our competitions to virtual video based events. At this time all submissions are Digital JPG, sRGB images only in one of two categories: Color or Monochrome. There may be specific topic themes for each competition. See the Galleon.
Entries must be consistent with Digital Competition Rules_April 1, 2023.pdf (pdf).