Enjoy learning and sharing photography in a collaborative, educational, and fun atmosphere. The Club gathers and nurtures photographers of all levels — from beginner to professional.

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, December 12th - Holiday Party!!  Location change! We will hold the party at the Knights of Columbus hall in West Whiteland.  The address is 1392 Old Phoenixville Pike, West Chester. This is located near the intersection of King Road and Phoenixville Pike in West Whiteland. It’s not far from the intersection of Route 202 and Route 30.  Mark your calendars and be sure to respond to the e-vite send via e-mail. For details on the Holiday Competition click here.

Saturday, January 6,  6:30 - 9:00 pm - Workshop -An Evening of Light Painting.  A fun evening experimenting with a variety of lighting techniques.  Click here for details.

Tuesday,  January 9 at 6:30 - Members Forum - Abstract Photography and How to use photography for other art.  More info here.

Tuesday,  January 9 at 7:30 - Monthly Meeting - Guest Speaker is Kitty Kono, who will speak about "A Wildlife Photographer's Love Story"  Click here for more information.

Saturday, January 13, Club Outing to the Mercer Museum.  Details here.

November 1, 2017 to February 10, 2018 - Submit your images to the 85th Annual Wilmington International Exhibit of Photography (WIEP).  Click here for details.

 See our schedule page for all upcoming events.

Volunteer Photographers Needed – the club occasionally receives requests from non-profit organizations in the area requesting volunteer photographers. You can view these opportunities in our Volunteer Opportunities Discussion Forum.  Subscribe to this forum to be notified of new opportunities.

Join Us:

Guests are invited to attend two meetings before joining, and guests are always welcomed on club outings.

Our meeting location is the Rhoads Auditorium (Center for Nursing and Allied Health Building) at Chester County Hospital. 701  East Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 431-5000, This is a separate building just down the hill from the hospital entrance.

Parking is available across the street from the Rhoads building at the Doctor's Offices at 440 Marshall Street.

How to Submit to a Competition:

Please view this brief video tutorial about how to export your image from Lightroom or Photoshop and upload it to our website.  Thanks to Bob Lott for preparing this video.

Galleries of Recent Events:

Valley Forge - Famous locations and some "hidden" gems.  Great turnout on a crisp autumn day as we went to seven different locations and enjoyed a picnic lunch in the Park.  Be sure to see all the great images in the gallery. 

Liberty and Ellis Island bus trip.    Forty-one people joined the trip to New York Harbor to spend a beautiful day on Liberty and Ellis Islands, visiting the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.  See the gallery of fantastic images here.

Myrick Conservation Center.  Great turnout on a misty morning to enjoy the beautiful natural areas with photo friends.  Check the participant's images on the gallery.

Battle of the Brandywine. CCCC first outing of the year was a great one! Click here to see images from the annual reenactment taken by members of CCCC.

To see images from other club outings and events, go the Gallery page on the website.  Click on the "+" next to "Club Outings and Events", then click on the "+" next to a year and scroll to choose an event to view.  So many wonderful and creative images!

Meeting Notes and Discussions:

Notes from the Nov 28 Competition meeting are here .

Notes from the Nov 14 meeting are here .  Carol DeGuiseppi's pre-meeting presentation on "Garden Photography - More than just Flowers" and Guest Speaker Tracey Grumbach's Resource List can be downloaded from this website.  Go to Club Information / Documents to Download / Speaker presentations. 

Notes from the Oct 24 Competition meeting are here .

Notes from the Oct 10 meeting are  here .  Betsy Wilson’s Members’ Forum presentation on Motion Photography can be found in the Club Information | Downloads section of the website under Member Presentations. You must be logged in.  Larry Lefever then stimulated lots of ideas with his discussion of Miksang: Architectural Street Photography.   More on his website. 

CCCC Discussion forums can be found under Club Information or click here.  Ongoing discussions covering local photography courses, art shows and buying and selling used equipment take place here. This is for members only - be sure you are logged in or the discussion forums will not be visible.

The images showcased in this home page slide show represent the winners from the most recent club competitions. These will be updated monthly, except for the summer months when we do not meet. Currently Displaying Nov 2017 Winners

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