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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
Digital competition - January 2017
Open
First Place
Our Human Paws
Elaine Heron
Flora
First Place & Image of the Month
Jump for Cholla
Bob Carlin
Portrait
First Place
The Shaman in Kyar Htoe Village, Myanmar
Elaine Heron
Special
First Place
Coffee roasting
Elke Volkmann
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
Rinconada Library (near Palo Alto Art Center)
Jim Colton
Member Jim Colton's prints will be in a solo exhibit entitled "Cuba during the Castro Years" at Rinconada Library (where our meetings are now held) through the month of February.

In conjunction with this show and as part of the Library's Adult Program series he'll give a talk there entitled "What it's like to be stranded on an Island with Fidel Castro" on Sat Feb 18 from 2:30 to 4 pm. For those who missed Jim's earlier presentation on this subject, it's an in-depth historical photo documentary of life in Cuba from its early Spanish colonial days thru Castro to the present. Timely, informative and entertaining. And open to the public.
Avenue 25 Gallery
Judy Doherty

From member Judy Doherty:

"Come and view Visual Feast, a fine art food photography solo exhibit by award-winning chef and photographer Judy Doherty, AOS, BS, PC II. This 25-piece show features award-winning conceptual and still life photography from farmer's markets from Sonoma to Capitola. Each photo will bring to life a different memory and seasonal feeling of beautiful California produce.

Reception Sat Feb 4 from 1-4 pm at Avenue 25 Gallery in San Mateo (MAP). Meet the artist and learn how she styled and captured the pieces. Refreshments will be served.
The show runs thru Mar 3. Gallery hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm.

A portion of the proceeds from sales of the work will be donated to Judy's favorite charity, The Chef Ann Foundation, which helps schools afford salad bars in their cafeterias. Bookmarks featuring the accompanying photo 'Dancing Hotties' will be handed out."

Pacific Art League
Photographs by several members of the Palo Alto Camera Club are being featured in the Annual Members Exhibition at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, CA. The exhibition begins with an opening night reception on January 6th from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. This exhibition runs through January 26th. Gallery hours are M-F 9-5PM; SAT 10-5PM and by appointment. The Pacific Art League Gallery is located at 668 Ramona Street Palo Alto, CA 94301.
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.