We Hold Twice a Month Meetings For Members and Guests
The facility requires face coverings inside.

    Second Tuesdays - Contest Meetings Live at 7:00 PM.

Fourth Tuesdays - Program Meetings Live at 7:30 PM

We meet 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.


A Special Evening with the Dallas Camera Club
2021 Holiday Christmas Party

(Guests are Welcome. Meal Purchase Required.)

Tuesday, December 7
Starting at 6:00 pm
Buffet Dinner $35/person
Location:  Venetian Terrace
  215 Mandalay Canal
    Las Colinas, Texas 75039

Our Holiday Party plus Awards ...  Friends and spouses are welcome.

If you park in a garage the fee will be $10.00. Venetian Terrace will furnish a parking attendant to assist with free parking at street level close to our location.  However, if you park at street level you will have to go down stairs to the canal level and then back up the stairs to street level after the event is over.  If you have difficulty with stairs you may want to choose the parking garage option. If you park in the Tower 2 garage, which is in the same building as the Venetian Terrace, and go down two levels to Level 1, take the first exit and it comes out at the canal level about 100 feet from the Venetian Terrace, which means “no stairs” coming or going.
Follow this link for a description of these Awards:  End of Year Definitions
Payment can be made with PayPal or bring a check or cash to a meeting.




The Bird - Stays in Fort Worth

Final Score
FWCC 356
  DCC 323


We are proud of our entries but we came up short again. You can watch the whole event HERE This is longer than an hour. Due to Dropbox limits, you need to download to your device and run it from there to see the whole thing.

A renown panel judged the images 
   Ann Jastrab - Director of the Center for Fine Art Photography in Carmel
Dan Burkholder - innovator and educator, New York
   Amy Holmes George - fine art photographer and educator, former Director of Texas Photographic Society,  McKinn

Ribbon Winning Images



 Material from Recent Programs

2022 October - Dalis Foglia and Steve Hawiszczack Route 66 for Photographers  ZoomVideo    Folder with Presentations
2021 September - Larry Petterborg - Personal Projects   PDF   VIDEO

 CONTESTS                                                     October Contest Images 

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 December 14, 2021 at 7:00
Review November Contest Results

December Image Submittal Deadline is December 12
Projected Image - Solitude
Color Print -
Monochrome Print - Open

October Winners Gallery HERE
2021 - 2022 Competition Score Sheet HERE
October 2021 Projected          October 2021 Print Color and Monochrome   


December Field Trip – Ft. Worth Japanese Gardens

December 4, 2021

The Fort Worth Japanese Garden was completed in 1973. It is a traditional stroll garden with winding paths through the landscapes and around ponds. The Garden consists of 7.5 acres filled with cherry trees, Japanese maples, magnolias, bamboo, bridges, and ponds which are home to over 1,200 Koi fish. https://fwbg.org/the-japanese-garden
The Gardens ask that you leave your tripods and additional equipment at home. You’re welcome to use a monopod. Please stay on all designated pathways. https://brit.org/plan-a-visit/photography

Date: Morning of Saturday, December 4, 2021

Location: The Gardens are part of the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens - 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Fort Worth. Less then an hour from Dallas.
Admission to the Gardens is $12.00 – Seniors $10.00 – Members of the Dallas Arboretum are Free.  Open seven days a week, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lunch: Please meet us for lunch at 12 noon at:  Chuy’s – West 7th Street, Fort Worth 817-332 2489 https://www.chuys.com/locations/dallas-fort-worth/fort-worth  Chuy’s is only about a 5 min drive from the gardens.
If you plan to meet us for lunch let me know Hal@sabooks.net The restaurants in the area do not take advanced reservations but Chuy’s will allow me to call in the morning and will hold tables for our group to avoid a wait. 

Slide Show: Please submit up to ten (10) JPEG images resized to 1920 (w) x 1280 (h) to    Jay Hoppenstein, MD navigato@aol.com Send images as an email attachment (not in the body of the text) by December 20, 2021. Be sure to identify yourself and put DCC Japanese Garden FT in the Subject line to separate it from Spam.


Please contact me if you have any questions and to let me know about joining us for lunch at noon.


  October - Pumpkins Field Trip    VIDEO 

Online Training Is Available to Members of
Dallas Camera Club and Plano Photography Club

Classes are Complete for 2021 and Will Resume in January 2022

  Details For All DCC Classes HERE      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

Next Classes

Recent Class Material HERE

December 2021 Newsletter - HERE


Outward Bound - Photographic Contest Opportunities Outside the Club

 Share the Experience: Amateur Photo Contest. Grand Prize: $10,000, plus other great prizes!

We've enjoyed the amazing images already shared in the2021 Share the Experience photo contest and can’t wait to see more from your adventures to come!

Hosted by the National Park Foundation, Share the Experience is an annual photography competition encouraging all amateur photographers to submit their favorite views, moments, and adventures from our public lands and waters.

This year's contest is open now through December 31, 2021, so plan your trips to beautiful public lands and waterways with Recreation.gov, snap some fantastic photos, and #SharetheExperience for your chance to win great prizes!

Enter the Contest




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  • 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. Details HERE.                                   

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