All Live Events Are Cancelled Until Further Notice

We Hold Twice a Month Meetings For Members and Guests

If you are interested in learning more, join us for Orientation Register HERE

On the Second and Fourth Tuesdays of Each Month at 7:30 PM

Zoom Log-in Information HERE (You must be a member and logged in to open this page)

If you would like to attend a meeting as a guest, please send an email to MEMBERSHIP.

When We Can Meet In Person: At Congregation Shearith Israel  at  9401 Douglas Ave, Dallas, TX 75225

The objective of the Dallas Camera Club is the mutual entertainment and education of its members in all forms of amateur photographic art. The DCC hosts contests and events including monthly competitions, field trips, training classes for all skill levels, workshops, programs of general interest, an Annual Awards Banquet and an annual competition with the Fort Worth Camera Club. The DCC emphasizes club competition as a learning process. Importance is placed on helping the beginner, or new member, feel at ease, ask questions, learn and participate.




Adam Jones, A Prestigious Canon Explorer of Light
Will Present Through the Lens of Adam Jones
to Area Photography Clubs and Interested Parties on
On Tuesday, October 27 at 7:30 via Zoom

Everyone, Including Members, Must Register HERE 

Adam’s program topics are very wide ranging, and he always invites the audience to participate with questions throughout the evening.  He is known as a landscape, nature, wildlife, and travel photographer sharing his tips and techniques throughout the evening program.  Audience participation impacts the discussion direction, but topics usually include: HDR that looks real, Focus Stacking for unlimited depth of field, Macro Techniques, Telephoto Wildlife Techniques, Using full and fill flash, Workflow, High ISO Noise reduction, Setting up your camera to operate the way you want, Composition and Lighting

Adam Jones Bio and Website

This internationally recognized photographer explores the world through his nature, travel, and wildlife images.  Jones’s award-winning photography is widely published in magazines, posters, calendars, books, and in national advertising campaigns for clients such as Canon, Ford, Eddie Bauer, Miller Beer and Honda. Adam is recognized world wide as an outstanding stock photographer with his images represented by Getty Images, Photo Researchers, and Danita Delimont Stock Photography.  His work has sold for editorial and commercial uses in over 30 countries. Adam’s publication credits also include: National Geographic Books, Time, Life Magazine, National Wildlife Federation, Audubon, Sierra Club, Disney and hundreds of textbooks.  In 1995 the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest selected Adam’s image from over 19, 000 entries, as the winner in the “In Praise of Plants” category. Adam is the sole photographer on eight coffee-table books. In early 2006, Adam was selected to be one of Canon USA’s elite group of acclaimed photographers, “The Explorers of Light”. Canon describes the Explorer of Light program as such:  The Explorers of Light program is a group of 60 of the World’s best photographers united in their love and passion for photographic excellence.  They share a common desire to contribute back to the industry with a willingness to share their vision and passion with others. Adam is a popular and respected workshop instructor and lecturer.  Adam teaches photography workshops around the world helping students reach their full potential in the exciting world of digital photography.  Adam is noted for his enthusiastic down to earth approach and his ability to communicate effectively with all skill levels




Material from Recent Programs

September Program: The Invisible Story: Artistic Infrared Photography with Shelley Vandegrift      VIDEO    PDF    FALSE COLOR PDF

August Program: The Art of Observing and Anticipation: Photojournalism/Street Photography/Documentary with Daniel Rodrigue
                         VIDEO     SCAVENGER HUNT    LINK TO REFERENCE MATERIAL    Cartier-Bresson Video

        The Bird 2020   
The Results are in!

Fort Worth Camera Club 168
Dallas Camera Club 165   

Bird 2020 - PDF      VIDEO


The Judging was held on Tuesday and was recorded. You can watch the judging process HERE.

The images and score sheet will be posted later today.




CONTESTS                                                    September Contest Video                          


Zoom Log-in Information HERE (You must be a member and logged in to open this page)
If you would like to attend a meeting as a guest, please send an email to MEMBERSHIP.

Next Contest Meeting November 10, 2020 at 7:30: Contest Night
Results from October Contests
Submit Photos by November 8th
Projected - Open
Mono Projected - Open.



Competition Score Sheet 2020-2021
Video of September 2020 Projected  Contest and  September 2020 Monochrome Projected Contest
Video of the meeting: No Available
September 2020 Winners Gallery


Annual DCC Group Project - The DFW Area
ttention Dallas Camera Club Members!

It's that time of year again! Time to cull through your archives for the annual member showcase. In the past we've focused on National Parks, Travel Abroad, The United States, and most recently the state of Texas This year we're looking for photos taken in the Greater DFW area. To keep it simple, lets say that the photos need to have been captured in Tarrant, Dallas or an adjacent county.

Send your photos (competition sizing, please) to Steve@makeshiftphoto.com. If you have a lot of files you can use DropBox, Google Drive or any other transfer service to that same email address Please include your name and the location in the file name of the image. These do not need to be recent photos. In fact, if you have photos from days gone by that would be great! I'm really looking forward to not only seeing a lot of great member photos but also having a great peak back in time!

Lets try and get the photos to my before Thanksgiving and please let me know if you have any questions!



DCC Lock Down Challenge #27 - Household Still Lifes

October 24th – 31st

For the Challenge this week, you need not travel any further than the kitchen (any other room you wish) of your own home. Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to assemble a collection of household items and “create” still life photos. If you need help coming up with ideas, check out these links; https://www.format.com/magazine/resources/photography/still-life-photography-ideas-and-tips , https://youtu.be/DwV9m1NlP0I. In addition, if you want some help with lighting, check out Dennis’ training video on the club web site; https://www.dropbox.com/s/m7a52mw1je2ntio/DCC%20Lighting%20Small%20Objects%20-%20Edit.mp4?dl=0.

Please email me (lpetterborg@gmail.com) 5-6 images (1929x1280 pixels) by Saturday (31 Oct) night. Have fun and do not hurt yourself. L



Videos from All Challenges HERE

Challenge 26 - Favorite Photography Locations HERE
Challenge 25 - Orange HERE

Video of Special Presentation on September 16, 2020 HERE

Link to Using Canon Cameras as a Webcam HERE
Bob Malish with Canon 
Arranged by the  Plano Photography Club

Online Training Is Available to Members of
Dallas Camera Club and Plano Photography Club
  Details For All DCC Classes HERE
 Details For All PPC Classes HERE

Training held via Zoom. Find access code      DCC MEMBERS      PPC MEMBERS
If you want to attend a training session as a guest, please send an email to TRAINING

Lightroom Library and Develop Module Overview by Dennis Fritsche will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 on November 3

Visual Design Part 6 by Larry Petterborg will be offered On November 12 at 7:30 as Part of Plano Photography Club Training Thursdays
Videos and Class Material

  • DCC August 4 2020 Visual Design Part 1 with Larry Petterborg          VIDEO PDF
  • DCC August 17 2020 Visual Design Part 2 with Larry Petterborg        VIDEO PDF
  • DCC September 1, 2020 Visual Design Part 3 with Larry Petterborg   VIDEO PDF
  • DCC September 15 Visual Design Part 4 with Larry Petterborg           VIDEO PDF
    DCC October 6 Visual Design Part 5 with Larry Petterborg                 VIDEO     PDF   

Ask Me Anything with Dennis Fritsche - Offer November 12 at 6:30 as Part of Plano Photography Club Training Thursdays
Video and Class Material 

  • DCC Ask Me Anything September 15, 2020 - RAW/DNG/TIFF, Making of a composite image, Add a cast shadow REF, Lightroom Reference View, Prepare and image for print, Preview in Library vs Develop. VIDEO
  • DCC Ask Me Anything Bonus September 15, 2020 - How to handle a hazy sky VIDEO


 November 2020 Newsletter - HERE



Member to Member Sales (Must be logged in.)

Outward Bound - Photographic Contest Opportunities Outside the Club

NEW! Cash Prizes: The Office of International Affairs at Texas Tech University is hosting the 20th Annual High and Dry juried photography exhibit. We are honored to be celebrating the 20th anniversary of this event. Photo submission instructions can be found at https://www.depts.ttu.edu/international/events/2020/highdry.php.

Photo Galleries and Member Photo Shows Details

Objects and Images, LLC
AFTERIMAGE GALLERY, Inc. – On-line at https://www.afterimagegallery.com/
Photos Do Not Bend, PDNB GALLERY -
Amon Carter Museum - Current Photography Exhibit
Dallas Center for Photography – Offering online classes.
Interview with Member Jason Ware on Astro Photography HERE


    Member of GSCCC   


  • Girls Who Click
    is a non-profit whose mission is to empower teen girls to enter the male-dominated field of nature photography
    and use their work to further conservation efforts around the world. 
    We run free photography workshops throughout the year, led by professional female photographers who donate their time to help us.
    We are looking for digital cameras and other photography gear to support our free online workshops and new online resources.
    Donating your gear is easy and tax deductible. You can donate your used gear at:

                   Frame Destination Offers a 10% Discount to Members. Deatils HERE.                                   

All Images © DALLAS CAMERA CLUB Members. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.           

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