What is the Creative Camera Club?

Here are a few highlights of the club at a glance.  
See what keeps our members coming back year after year.


Mission of the Club

The Creative Camera Club, a vibrant mix of photo enthusiasts from all over central Kentucky, traces its roots back to the Lexington Camera Club of the 1930's. The club meets twice monthly on the first and third Thursday of each month.

The mission of the club is to promote an interest in, and an understanding of the art and science of photography, for individuals of all levels of expertise.



Regular Club Meetings

Regular monthly club meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the third Thursday of every month except for November and December.  Club meetings have guest speakers and competitions on alternate months.  Club members may volunteer to showcase their talents by presenting a 5 to 7 minute slideshow at the monthly club meeting.  Notice of the meeting and a brief agenda is published in the monthly newsletter,

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First Thursday Meetings

On the first Thursday of each month an informal meeting is held for the purpose of providing more hands-on learning.  Club members may volunteer to present various topics of interest to members.


Board Meetings

The Board of Directors meeting is held on the first Tuesday of each month in order to oversee the business of the club.  Board meetings are open to all club members and the meeting date is announced at each monthly club meeting and is posted in the monthly club newsletter. 


 
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Meeting Competitions

A number of meeting competitions are held throughout the year on a variety of topics. Digital submissions are in a total of eight competitive classes in both color and black and white categories.

 

Educational Workshops

The Executive Committee shall present at least four workshops per year covering fundamentals of photography.  Basic equipment operation and components of good photographs including composition,exposure and focus is covered in depth each year.  Other subjects are included as circumstances permit. The number of workshops is not limited to only four, nor is the subject matter.


Annual Activities

Special meetings are held in November and December of each year.  The November meeting is the annual print competition.  The December meeting is reserved for the annual awards presentation and holiday soiree.



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Meeting Location

Our meetings take place at the Crestwood Christian Church located at 1882 Bellefonte Drive in Lexington.


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1882 Bellefonte Dr


Click here for a larger map or get driving directions.


Meeting Cancellation

The Board has adopted the following meeting guideline: if Fayette County Schools are closed or are dismissed early due inclement weather, any Creative Camera Club activities scheduled on that evening will be cancelled.


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