Grand Rapids Camera Club

Photography is our passion!

The Grand Rapids Camera Club is a member of the Photographic Society of America and the Southwestern Michigan Council of Camera Clubs. We usually meet once a month for a presentation which is both interesting and informative. This is followed by our photo competition for those members who want to enter. We all get to see the photography of others, and this helps us learn and improve.

Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings!

Club meeting are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month (except for February, July, and August). The meetings start promptly at 7:15 PM, so it is good to arrive about 15 minutes early. We meet at the Boy Scouts of America, 3213 Walker Ave. NW, Walker, MI. Come and visit; you can elect to join our club at any time.

NOTE: During Tim Grey's presentation to our camera club on 3/23/16, he made a special discount available on his GreyLearning "Everything" Bundle. This subscription bundle includes all of the educational content Tim self-publishes, including numerous video training courses, monthly issues of Pixology magazine, and more. With the special club discount you can get this bundle for just $99 per year (regularly $149). To learn more (or take advantage of the discount offer) you can follow this link:

Upcoming Events

October 2016 Meeting

October 19, 2016 at 07:15 PM

Speaker: Charles St. Charles
Program: Visualizing an Entire Continent

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November 2016 Workshop

November 5, 2016

Speaker: Charles St. Charles
Program: Drops of Light Workshop

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November 2016 Meeting

November 16, 2016 at 07:15 PM

Speaker: Kelly Walkotten
Program: The Power of Plug-Ins

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Featured Event Gallery

Field Trip to Boulder Ridge 9/19/15

Field Trip to Boulder Ridge 9/19/15

Featured Photographer

Steve Port

Steve Port

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Images Of The Month

Images Of The Month

Image of the Month

5th Avenue Wonders


Randy Zwiers

Selected by:

Joe Hempstead

Why I liked the image.

Like many of Randy’s architectural photos, this one immediately caught my eye.  The choice of a black and white conversion puts the emphasis on the gradation of light rather than any possible color distractions. His use of lens selection, angle and composition highlights the sweep of the architectural forms. The dark areas at the top and bottom of the staircase provide just enough information to invite the viewer to explore the image. The designer of this space would be very pleased to have Randy’s interpretation of this scene in his personal collection - Joe

About my image.

Last fall my wife & I spent a week in NYC.  I'm always on the lookout for interesting stairways and came across this one as I searched the web. This stairway is the main focal point of the 5th Avenue "Armani" store. It was designed by a husband & wife team of Italian Architects called Studio Fuksas in 2009. I had a blast for an hour photographing all the different perspectives!  - Randy

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