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 Membership Form 2019

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:

 

 

Contact us

 

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Working in a Fast Jet World: Nov. 7

  • 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.; find a map to our meeting room
  • Working in a Fast Jet World, Liz Lutz

Catch a glimpse of what it is like to work with military and civilian test pilots, and learn how Liz Lutz successfully secures high-quality content in split-second windows at our November program.

Liz Lutz 400w“Photography in the fast jet world is an exciting job,” says aerial photographer Lutz. With more than 500 flight hours in fighter jets, she has mastered the ability to effectively coordinate, brief and execute multi-ship formation flights.

She’s often sought after by Lockheed Martin’s marketing and communications teams to capture aerial imagery of the F-35, F-16 and F-22 planes. Liz also has been a freelance photographer for the Breitling Jet Team and other clients.

Her work has appeared in numerous media and print publications, including Aviation Week & Space Technology, Washington Post, Marie Claire, Business Insider, Discovery Channel Canada and Australian Aviation.

Liz is a frequent speaker and coach whose goal is to inspire others to pursue non-traditional careers and entrepreneurship through networking and engagement.

She is a graduate of the University of North Texas.

Making and Enjoying Prints: Sept. 5

Drew Hendrix has generously made his presentation available here:  PDF Making and Enjoying Prints Drew Hendrix

  • 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019
  • UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.; find a map to our meeting room
  • The Importance of Print: Enjoying and Preserving Your Work, Drew Hendrix, president, Red River Paper

Learn tips, tricks, and more about the photo printing process from Drew Hendrix, president of Red River Paper. Red River offers digital image capture, editing and output with inkjet printing. The Dallas company has been in operation since 1997.

Drew’s presentation will discuss:

  • Paper types and characteristics.
  • How to select paper for your print.
  • How to prepare an image for print.
  • Calibrating your printer.
  • Cost of printing and mounting.

Fort Worth Camera Club monthly competition includes print categories that allow members to showcase their skills. Prints are displayed at the club’s second Thursday meeting and at the annual Awards Banquet in December.

The club’s annual public exhibit also gives members an opportunity to display and sell printed and mounted images. This year’s show will be Oct. 4-23 at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy. Contact Ken Spencer for information.

Drew Hendrix Red River PaperDrew has been with Red River Paper since 1997 and president since 2016. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and completed an entrepreneurship certificate program from Dallas County Community College.

Above, Bryce Canyon National Park, by Laurie Excell, printed at Red River.

Photographic Portraiture: Oct. 3

Learn how to plan and make compelling portraits of your family, friends and pets from nationally known master photographer and portraitist Gabriel Alonzo.

Alonzo will discuss planning and preparation, which he describes as the most important part of the portraiture process. Planning includes:

  • Discussing subject expectations
  • Determining location, style, and mood of the image
  • Selecting clothing and accessories
  • Considering display, framing or other decorative use of an artistic portrait

Gabriel holds the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees presented by the Professional Photographers of America and the Certified Professional Photographer qualification.

He also is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Society of Photographers and a Qualified International Image Juror with the Professional Photographers of America.

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Gabriel was formerly manager and portrait artist at Gittings, McWhirter Portrait Studios at Neiman Marcus, Houston, and Wyndham-Leigh Portraiture in Washington, D.C., Fort Worth and Dallas.

Gabriel has lectured at national and local photographic associations and has judged Fort Worth Camera Club competitions, most recently in March 2019.

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Have fun! Join an Outing

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Outings allow us to visit interesting and scenic places in north Texas, take photos and have fun. View the Outings schedule for information. Participants are asked to sign a PDF-Release-of-Liability.

Here are a selection of participant images from outings to historic churches, Glen Rose, Browne Salvage Yards, Fabrication Yards, Historic Cleburne, Historic Statler Hotel, Possum Kingdom Lake, Ennis Bluebonnet Festival, Colleyville Nature Center, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and others.