Grand Rapids Camera Club



We compete in the following categories.

  • Assigned
  • Creative
  • Monochrome
  • Nature
  • Open
  • Photojournalism
  • Portraiture
  • Scapes

You can find out more information about each category in our Membership Manual.

Assigned Subjects


  • January - Food
  • March - Historic Buildings
  • April - Angles and Patterns
  • May - Michigan Landscapes
  • June - Wet
  • September - Red, White, and Blue
  • October - Waterfalls
  • November - Steps and Stairways
  • December - Vacant


  • January - Bridges
  • March - Color Orange
  • April - Keys
  • May - Macro
  • June - On Fire
  • September - Backlit
  • October - Shadows
  • November - Fog
  • December - In the Window

Entry Guidlelines


See page 6 of our Membership Manual for guidelines. Print Label forms can be found here.

Entry Deadline: Competition is held the Thursday evening prior to the regular club meeting. Prints must be delivered to the Print Coordinator by 6:30 PM the evening of the competition. You may bring the following month's competition prints to the club meeting (i.e. bring October's print entries to the September meeting). 

Prints may also be dropped off at several area locations. 

Jan Lewis ( Southeast - ), 

Jeanne Quillan (Southwest ), 

Becky Humes ( Northwest - ). 

Please contact the individual by email to arrange a convenient drop off time. 


See page 5 of our Membership Manual for guidelines.

Entry Deadline: Competition is held the Thursday PRIOR to the regular published Club meeting dates. The deadline to submit images for any monthly competition is always the Wednesday preceding the competition at 12:00 midnight (2 weeks prior to the advertised club meeting date) 

Once your images are ready, send them to the Digital Coordinator.

Photo Competition Results

Monthly Scores

Year to Date Scores

Year End Competition

Lifetime - Total Merit Points

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