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Founded in 1935, and co-sponsored by the City of Palo Alto Division of Arts and Sciences, we are a group of serious amateur (and some professional) photographers interested in working together to enhance and broaden our photographic skills and artistic vision. Learn more

Come and visit us - our meetings, held most Wednesday evenings, are open to the public!
Recent Monthly Competition Winners
Print competition - November 2016
Open
First Place
My, What a Big Nose You Have Grandma!
Stan Chism
Creative
First Place
Statue of Naveen (becoming a citizen)
Joe Petolino
Architecture
First Place
St. Vitus's Cathederal and Prague Castle at night
Dan Hartford
Special
First Place & Print of the Month
Christine
Bob Carlin
Judges’ Choice: Our Best 2015 Images
Annual Competition 2015
PRINT OF THE YEAR
Outside My Window
Jennifer Fraser
DIGITAL OF THE YEAR
Maasai Shepard Guards His Flock
Scott Marmer
ANNE MACKENZIE AWARD
Huhhhh
Jan Cheung
Pacific Art League (PAL)
Judy Doherty and Bob Carlin
Three prints by member Judy Doherty and two by member Bob Carlin have been accepted into the Pacific Art League exhibit “Holiday Art Market,” http://www.pacificartleague.org/exhibitions-current/   Judy’s image, 'Dancing Hotties' (shown here) was awarded second place.

The Pacific Art League is located at 668 Ramona Street, Palo Alto, and free parking is available below City Hall across the street. The exhibit runs December 2–23, 2016.
Pacific Art League
Peter Paluzzi, Judy Doherty, Federica Armstrong, Judy Kramer and Deborah Plumley
Prints by members Peter Paluzzi, Judy Doherty, Federica Armstrong,  Judy Kramer and Deborah Plumley have been accepted into the Pacific Art League exhibit entitled "A New View: A Photography Exhibition". Images by the first 3 are shown here (in order).  Free parking in the City garage across Bryant St.

The opening reception will be held on Friday, November 4th from 5:30 to 8 pm. The exhibit runs through Nov 23.
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel
Elaine Heron and Dan Quinn

Two images by members Elaine Heron and Dan Quinn ("Struggle" and "Twisted Cedar" respectively) have been accepted in the Center for Photographic Art's (CPA) 2016 International Juried Competition.

The winners will be announced at the CPA gallery exhibit in Carmel's Sunset Center on Sat Nov 12, 2016. There will be a lecture by judge Linda Lehtinen Phd from 4-5 pm, followed by a reception from 5-7 pm.

DETAILS: http://photography.org/2016-international-juried-exhibition-2/

A link to the online gallery will be added as soon as it's available.

Pacific Art League (PAL)
Elaine Heron
Member Elaine Heron's print 'Inner Space' is in the exhibit for the "First Friday 95th Anniversary Edition" at the Pacific Art League. Reception Fri Sept 9 from 5:30 to 8 pm. Free parking in City garage across Bryant St.

DETAILS:  http://www.pacificartleague.org/pal-events/2016/9/9/first-friday-95th-anniversary-edition