Welcome to Fort Worth Camera Club

Join us!

  • Attend a meeting or activity; all are open to anyone interested in photography.
  • Pay dues for the calendar year at the January meeting or upon joining. ($40 for individuals; $20, students age 18 or younger.) Download and submit the PDF 2020 Membership Form

We meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month (except December.) Our meeting location is UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107.

The UNT Health Science Center is across the street (north) from the Amon Carter Museum. Our meeting room is on the lower floor of the Research and Education Building at the corner of Clifton Street and Camp Bowie Boulevard. Enter the free parking lot and go to the lower level – indicated by the arrow above – to find Room 100, Everett Hall. (The yellow PA on the above map refers to the Parking Attendant kiosk which operates from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

  • View a video guide from the parking lot to the meeting room:

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Award Winning Images

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These images are winners in monthly club member competitions.

Images are identified by title; award (1st, 2nd, 3rd, honorable mention, Best in Show); category (B = Beginner, A = Advanced, M= Master); followed by photographer’s name, date.

Enjoy, but remember: all are copyrighted by the photographer. Contact us on Facebook or by email if you want more information. Or, do an online search for “stock photos.”

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Photographers, Images Honored: 2019

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Awards were presented to Photographers of the Year and Images of the Year at the annual Awards Banquet on Dec. 5, 2019.

Winners are those who enter monthly competition during the year, receive monthly awards and accumulate points for ribbon-earning prints and digital images. Competition is open to those who pay current year dues.

Want to compete? Join the club and learn about rules and judges, and get feedback about your photos. Competition is a great way to learn and, who knows? You could win a ribbon, too!

 

 

 

 

The Bird stays in Fort Worth: 2020

The Bird will continue to perch on the podium at Fort Worth Camera Club meetings in 2020. The club won the 2019 annual competition with the Dallas Camera Club by a score of 342 points to 325. Entries were collected and assembled by the clubs’ Competition Committees.

Judges reviewed 15 prints and 15 digital images from each club with a maximum score of 15 points per image. Fort Worth scored 171 points to edge Dallas’ 167 for digital images and 171 to 158 points for print images.

Judges viewed images Oct. 29 in Dallas. In 2020, the Emily Guthrie Smith competition will be held in Fort Worth. (As with monthly club competitions, judges are not members of either club and do not have information about entrants.)

 The 2019 winners are:

Prints

  • 1st Place – Rose X, Roy Richardson, Fort Worth
  • 2nd Place – Tree and Moon, John Nixon, Fort Worth
  • 3rd Place – Emergence, Shawn Gibson, Fort Worth
  • Honorable Mention – Intense, Jerry Turner, Fort Worth

Digital

  • 1st – Coming Home, David Morgan, Fort Worth; above
  • 2nd – Magnified Moonflower, Clinton Kemp, Dallas
  • 3rd – Wintertime, David Copeland, Fort Worth
  • Honorable Mention – Speed Vaping, Ron Shue, Fort Worth

View the 15 digital entries below, learn more about the contestfind scores (members only.)

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Celebrate, buy tickets for year-end banquet

If you were unable to purchase tickets by Nov. 21, please contact Susan Horton. We’ll add as many people as possible before the reservation deadline.

  • 6 p.m. cash bar, reception
  • 7 p.m. Mexican buffet
  • Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
  • Mira Vista Country Club, 6600 Mira Vista Blvd., Fort Worth 76132; find a map
  • $30 per person; buy tickets at club meetings Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 (cash or check)

Celebrate a year of Programs, Outings, Workshops and exceptional photography at the Fort Worth Camera Club’s annual Awards Banquet.

  • Purchase $30 per person tickets from treasurer Michele Harmon at the Nov. 7 and 21 meetings.

Award winning print and digital images will be displayed, and you’ll have plenty of time to meet, greet, chat and enjoy our members’ photography skills. Awards will be presented to members who have entered competition and accrued points throughout the year.

Above, 2018 winners, from left, Hal Wallar, Robert Chura, Marsha Ezell and Ron Shue; below, Johanna Sherman and Jeff Heyer. Photos by Jack Wilkins.

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