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Club Competitions

2020 Competition Category Changes
Dan Hartford
Published on: 9/18/2019
Portraits are now separated into Environmental and Formal. Architecture has been generalized to "Person Made".

Club Exhibitions

CSMA Exhibition
Published on: 6/20/2020
CSMA Exhibition
Spring Print Exhibition
Published on: 3/1/2020
Palo Alto Camera Club Spring Exhibition, Mar 2-29, Community School of Music & Arts (CSMA)
PACC Exhibit at the Pacific Art League
The Best of the Palo Alto Camera Club Exhibit was displayed in the Forest Gallery at the Pacific Art League through the month of October, 2019

Community Exhibitions

Oakland Museum’s Dorothea Lange Collection is Now Online
Mary (Admin) Robins
Published on: 8/9/2020
While the Oakland Museum is currently closed, they have recently curated a collection of 600 of Lange’s photographs for viewing online.

http://collections.museumca.org/?q=category/2011-schema/art/dorothea-lange

Club Field Trips

Field Trips Cancelled
Published on: 3/28/2020
All PACC field trips have been cancelled due to COVID-19.
Flower Piano at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Published on: 7/20/2019
Field trip organized by Richard Mirabella
Annual Big Trip: Best of Monterey
Published on: 3/29/2019
Field trip organized by Richard Mirabella
Evening at Alcatraz and Dinner
Richard Mirabella
Published on: 12/1/2018
Voted 'Best Tour of the Bay Area', the Alcatraz Night Tour provided club members an intimate, engaging Alcatraz Island experience.
Yosemite Valley in Winter / Taste of Yosemite
Published on: 1/28/2018
Field trip organized by Richard Mirabella
Filoli Gardens, Macro & Focus Stacking, Lunch & Champagne Social
Published on: 6/24/2017
Field trip organized by Richard Mirabella

Members in the News

Image by Barbara Davidson is Included in PAL’s 99th Anniversary Show
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 11/16/2020
Image by Barbara Davidson is included in PAL’s 99th Anniversary Show
Nadine Levin’s Image at Auburn Art Gallery’s Black & White Exhibit
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 10/9/2020
Nadine Levin’s image at Auburn Art Gallery’s Black & White Exhibit
Image by Jim Colton Appears in the Washington Post
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 9/30/2020
Image by Jim Colton Appears in the Washington Post
Portraits by Elaine Heron Are Published in Shadow & Light Magazine
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 9/21/2020
Portraits by Elaine Heron Are Published in Shadow & Light Magazine
Images by Judy Kramer and Steve Shpall at Gallery House
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 8/3/2020
Images by PACC members Judy Kramer and Steve Shpall are among the artists participating in the Gallery House August & September exhibition.
Image, created by Jim Colton and Mira Zaslove, of the Palo Alto BLM mural will be used as a poster
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 7/8/2020
Image, created by Jim Colton and Mira Zaslove, of the Palo Alto BLM mural will be used as a poster
Image by Peter Paluzzi has been selected to appear in the GSA 2021 calendar
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 7/3/2020
PACC member Peter Paluzzi’s image, Columnar basalt of Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland, has been selected to appear in the 2021 Calendar published by the Geological Society of America (GSA).
Image by Elaine Heron has been selected for the CPA Members’ 2020 Exhibition
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 6/18/2020
PACC member Elaine Heron’s image, Cages for People Photographing Polar Bears, has been selected for the Center for Photographic Arts (CPA) Members’ 2020 Juried Exhibition in Carmel.
Image by Jennifer Fraser Featured in AARP Foundation's 2020 Calendar
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 6/15/2020
PACC member Jennifer Fraser’s image from Myanmar, Timing is All, is the October image for the AARP Foundation’s 2020 calendar. The theme of this year’s calendar is New Discoveries. The mission of the Foundation is to end senior poverty, and the annual calendar is a gift to donors.
Ken Fowkes – First place in the Abstract Category of the 2020 Peninsula Photo Contest
Published on: 5/4/2020
PACC Member Ken Fowkes has been awarded 1st place in the Abstract/Adult category of the 2020 Peninsula Photo Contest for his image, Pondside.

Ken says: Pondside was taken with a quick upward flick of a long lens. Camera motion has blended the plants growing at a pond’s edge with the light reflecting from its surface. Details are erased, inviting us to explore the scene through color, shape, and texture.
Exhibition by Jim Colton at the Los Altos Hills Town Center
Published on: 5/2/2020
An exhibition of images by PACC member Jim Colton, Distant Lands, will be on display at the Los Altos Hills Town Center.
Exhibition by Chris Stevens-Yu at the EcoCenter
Published on: 5/1/2020
The EcoCenter on Embarcadero Road will present an exhibition, Baylands and Beyond – Natural Northern California, comprising photographs by PACC member Chris Stevens-Yu.
Two images by Elaine Heron in Black and White Magazine
Published on: 1/2/2020
Two images by PACC member Elaine Heron have been included in the 2020 Single Image Issue of Black & White Magazine.
Images by Bob Henderson displayed at the Sunnyvale Public Library
Published on: 12/1/2019
Two images by PACC member Bob Henderson are displayed in the Sunnyvale Photographic Club's exhibit of about 24 images on display at the Sunnyvale Library.
Images by Barbara Davidson and Judy Kramer in PAL's 98th Anniversary Exhibition
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 11/1/2019
Images by PACC members Barbara Davidson and Judy Kramer will be shown in the Pacific Art League's 98th Anniversary Exhibition.
Prints by PACC members Judy Kramer and Steven Shpall Featured at Gallery House
Published on: 8/20/2019
Black and White Portfolios, the current exhibition at Gallery House, presents work of PACC members Judy Kramer and Steven Shpall, as well as that of Dan McLean.
Image by member Nadine Levin recognized as favorite by National Geographic
Published on: 5/31/2019
Nadine's image was recognized by editors as favorite in the Cities category for week 7 of National Geographic Travel Contest
Print by PACC Member Sterling Haidt Will Be Shown in the Pacific Art League’s June Exhibition
Published on: 6/1/2019
Member Sterling Haidt's print, Abstraction, will be shown in the Pacific Art League's June exhibition, Abstraction and Watercolor.
Prints by 4 PACC Members accepted for exhibit in the 2019 Peninsula Photo Competition
Published on: 5/1/2019
Five of the prints included in the exhibition were from four members of PACC - Nadine Levin, Mark Gerow, Laurie Naiman, and Jim Colton (2).
Images by members Nadine Levin and Elaine Heron accepted by the Center for Photographic Art
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 4/27/2018
Images by members Nadine Levin and Elaine Heron accepted by the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel
Judy Doherty’s print to be featured in the American Photographic Artist’s “Top 100"
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 12/10/2018
Member Judy Doherty’s print, “Crepuscular Rays Over the Maroon Snowmasse” to be featured in the American Photographic Artist’s “Top 100 Something Personal” Exhibition in San Francisco
Prints by Judy Kramer and Diana O’Keefe Brady Accepted into PAL's Showcase
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 12/7/2018
Prints by PACC members Judy Kramer and Diana O'Keefe Brady have been accepted into the Pacific Art League's First Annual Artist Showcase (2018).
Cover Image and Recipe by PACC Member Judy Doherty Published in Caviar Affair Magazine
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 12/1/2018
Cover Image and Recipe by PACC Member Judy Doherty Published in Caviar Affair Magazine
Images by Peter Paluzzi and Ken Fowkes accepted in the CPA International Juried Exhibition
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 11/10/2018
Images by members Peter Paluzzi and Ken Fowkes accepted in the 2018 International Juried Exhibition of the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel
Prints by Diana Brady, Elaine Heron, and Peter Paluzzi Exhibited at the Triton Museum of Art
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 11/4/2018
Prints by members Diana Brady, Elaine Heron and Peter Paluzzi accepted for exhibit in the 2018 Salon at The Triton Museum of Art
Prints by Peter Paluzzi and Judy Kramer accepted into PAL's 97th Anniversary Exhibition
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 11/2/2018
Prints by PACC members Peter Paluzzi and Judy Kramer accepted into the Pacific Art League’s 97th Anniversary Exhibition
Image by David Coleman among top three in 2018 SLAC Photowalk Competition
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 8/27/2018
Image by David Coleman among top three in 2018 SLAC Photowalk Competition
Print by member Diana Brady accepted in juried exhibit at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 8/26/2018
Print by member Diana Brady accepted in juried exhibit at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Suszi Lurie McFadden recognized as Best Dog Photographer — South Bay/Peninsula for 2018
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 8/14/2018
Member Suszi Lurie McFadden of Fuzzy Beastie Photography has been recognized as “Best Dog Photographer — South Bay/Peninsula” for 2018
Prints by Diana O’Keefe Brady and Duane Thorpe Shown in PAL’s August 2018 Exhibition
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 8/3/2018
Prints by Diana O’Keefe Brady and Duane Thorpe Shown in PAL’s August 2018 Exhibition
Elaine Heron has a print in the Black and White Exhibit at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 7/7/2018
Member Elaine Heron has a print in the Black and White Exhibit at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont
Images by Nadine Levin and Elaine Heron Accepted into CPA's Juried Competition
Published on: 4/27/2019
Images by PACC Club members Nadine Levin and Elaine Heron have been accepted for exhibit at the prestigious Center for Photography Arts in Carmel.

This juried annual exhibit will include Nadine Levin's " Laundry Day in Japanese Village" and Elaine Heron's "Partners Dreaming of the Next Hunt."
Prints by Judy Kramer Will Be Shown in the PAL’s July 2018 Exhibition
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 7/6/2018
Prints by Member Judy Kramer Will Be Shown in the Pacific Art League’s July 2018 Exhibition
Print by Member Diana Brady on Exhibit at the Los Altos History Museum
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 7/5/2018
Print by Member Diana Brady on Exhibit at the Los Altos History Museum
Prints by Peche Turner and Nadine Levin accepted into juried art show at the Peninsula JCC
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 6/10/2018
Prints by PACC members Peche Turner and Nadine Levin accepted into juried art show at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Nadine Levin’s print accepted in juried exhibit at the San Francisco Art Institute
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 6/5/2018
Member Nadine Levin’s print accepted in juried exhibit at the San Francisco Art Institute
Prints by 4 PACC members among 22 winners in the 2018 SF Peninsula Photo Contest
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 5/31/2018
Prints by 4 PACC members among 22 winners in the 2018 SF Peninsula Photo Contest
Franz Gisin’s Photos on Display at the Saratoga Library
Ellen
Published on: 3/25/2018
Member Franz Gisin’s Photos are on Display at the Saratoga Library
Print by Judy Kramer accepted into the Pacific Art League’s April/May Show “Abstraction”
Ellen Gilkerson
Published on: 3/21/2018
A print by PACC Member Judy Kramer was accepted into the Pacific Art League’s April/May Show “Abstraction”
Member Elaine Heron’s Print Accepted in a Curated Exhibit
Laurie Naiman
Published on: 3/7/2018
Elaine’s print was accepted in the curated exhibition entitled ‘Myths, Legends and Dreams’ at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont
Prints by PACC Members Accepted into the Pacific Art League’s Exhibit
Marie Hetherington
Published on: 2/2/2018
The exhibit was titled "Works on Paper'.
Winning Images by PACC Member’s Exhibit at Rinconada Library
Marie Hetherington
Published on: 1/1/2018
Rinconada library will be exhibiting twelve images from six PACC members for the month of January.