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The Palo Alto Camera Club

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!

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Calendar of events
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Recent Monthly Competition Winners
Digital competition - July 2017
First Place
Church in Iceland
Michael Goldstein
First Place
Mosque at Abu Dhabi
Richard Rhudy
Natural Landscape
First Place & Image of the Month
Bosque Sunrise
Roberta Rhudy
First Place
Hair on Fire
Ellen Gilkerson
Judges’ Choice: Our Best 2016 Images
Annual Competition 2016
Alien Nature of the Staghorn Fern
Jennifer Fraser
Trail to Light
Chris Clare
Sands of Time
Nadine Levin
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Village Art Theater in Danville
Judy Doherty

Food is center-stage at the Village Art Theatre in Danville with a gallery show, film screening and tasting event. Their seventh annual juried exhibition, “Pleasing to the Palette,” features images of food in art selected by juror Maria Medua, director of the SFMOMA Artists Gallery. Judy Doherty's image of asparagus spears is featured in the poster for this show and it is part of her thesis work from UC Berkeley Extension Visual Art Certificate program.

Location: 233 Front St, Danville, CA 94526.  Plenty of free parking on the street.

Regular Gallery Hours
- Wednesday - Friday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
- Sunday: Closed

(An opening reception has already been held.)

Media links:
- East Bay Times
- Danville website

Avenue 25 Gallery in San Mateo
Dan Quinn
Member Dan Quinn is having a solo print exhibit at Avenue 25 in San Mateo entitled “The Peninsula Landscape: Mornings at Jasper Ridge”. The image here ("Water over the Dam") was captured in Feb 2017 at Searsville Dam.

Opening reception is Sun July 16 from 1 to 4 pm. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit is curated by Anselmo Image Works. The exhibit runs through Sept 1.

The gallery is located at 32 W. 25th Ave, 2nd floor. Weekday gallery hours are 8:30 to 5.

Parking is available in adjacent off-street lots.
Sunset Center, Carmel
Nadine Levin and Elaine Heron
Nadine Levin's image, "Sands of Time #2", which won PACC's Anne MacKenzie Award for fine art photography in 2016, was accepted in the online gallery for this curated competition by the Center for Photographic Art.

Elaine Heron's image, "Motherly Protection" was also accepted.

The reception and jury walk-through and release of the catalogue for the show will be at the Sunset Center in Carmel on Sat July 22nd from 5-7 PM. The public is welcome.
Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona Street, Palo Alto
Judy Kramer and Bob Carlin
Exhibit:  June 2nd - 29th
Reception:  June 2nd, 5:30 - 8 pm

Three prints by member Judy Kramer and two images by Bob Carlin ('Pele's Well' and 'Summer Ripples' )were accepted into the juried exhibit “Summer Exposure" at the Pacific Art League , 668 Ramona Street, Palo Alto.  Free parking across Bryant St in the City of Palo Alto garage.

Pele's Well by Bob Carlin - awarded second place

Summer Ripples by Bob Carlin

Paintbrush in the Olympics by Judy Kramer