Welcome

The Collinsville Area Camera Club is a photography club for beginners as well as experienced photographers to meet regularly, share ideas and information so all can improve their images and have fun learning together in an informal atmosphere.  The club holds regular meetings, various photo shoot outings, and regular print and digital competitions.  Membership dues are $25 per year. The Collinsville Area Camera Club is located in Collinsville, Illinois, just outside of the greater St. Louis, Missouri area.

Collinsville Area Camera Club meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. at the Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) Building, #10 Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234, in Eastport Plaza across from the Gateway Convention Center.   Guests are always welcomed!

© Vaneese Shaw - Handyman's Delight

© Vaneese Shaw - Handyman's Delight

© Tom Hegeman - Time Stands Still

© Tom Hegeman - Time Stands Still

© Lois Adomite - Trakai Castle

© Lois Adomite - Trakai Castle

© Jennifer Smith - Squirrel Seeks Enlightenment

© Jennifer Smith - Squirrel Seeks Enlightenment

© Gary Austen - Spot

© Gary Austen - Spot

© Wayne Shaw - The Old Arbor

© Wayne Shaw - The Old Arbor

© Angela Barnes - Pink Beauties

© Angela Barnes - Pink Beauties

© Gary Austen - River Horse

© Gary Austen - River Horse

© Wayne Shaw - Blooming Cactus

© Wayne Shaw - Blooming Cactus

© Vaneese Shaw - Hard at Work

© Vaneese Shaw - Hard at Work

© Angela Barnes - Serenity

© Angela Barnes - Serenity

© Vaneese Shaw - Hanging Beauties

© Vaneese Shaw - Hanging Beauties

© Wayne Shaw - Purple Wonder

© Wayne Shaw - Purple Wonder

© Irene Griggs - Balls to the Walls

© Irene Griggs - Balls to the Walls

© Kim Hunt - Passing Through Time

© Kim Hunt - Passing Through Time

© Lois Adomite - Color Blocks

© Lois Adomite - Color Blocks

© Rex Pierce - Circular Gate

© Rex Pierce - Circular Gate

© Irene Griggs - Sunflower

© Irene Griggs - Sunflower

© Rex Pierce - Swirling Waters

© Rex Pierce - Swirling Waters

© Lois Adomite - Petal Power

© Lois Adomite - Petal Power

© Marvin Meyer

© Marvin Meyer

© Vaneese Shaw - Handyman's Delight© Tom Hegeman - Time Stands Still© Lois Adomite - Trakai Castle© Jennifer Smith - Squirrel Seeks Enlightenment© Gary Austen - Spot© Wayne Shaw - The Old Arbor© Angela Barnes - Pink Beauties© Gary Austen - River Horse© Wayne Shaw - Blooming Cactus© Vaneese Shaw - Hard at Work© Angela Barnes - Serenity© Vaneese Shaw - Hanging Beauties© Wayne Shaw - Purple Wonder© Irene Griggs - Balls to the Walls© Kim Hunt - Passing Through Time© Lois Adomite - Color Blocks© Rex Pierce - Circular Gate© Irene Griggs - Sunflower© Rex Pierce - Swirling Waters© Lois Adomite - Petal Power© Marvin Meyer

 

UPCOMING CLUB MEETING

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 – Club Meeting
Location: CARD Building – 7:00 p.m.

Digital Photo Critique
Sunday, May 7th Midnight – Digital Images Due
Please send up to 2 color and 2 monochrome images to be included in the Digital Photo Critique.  We will be reviewing each image submitted and critiquing in a group setting.

 

 

 

Visit our Meetings Page for more upcoming Meetings or download the PDF Schedule Here

 

AROUND TOWN – EXTRAS
Here are some extra “going ons” around town that are not affiliated with CACC, but may be great spots for photo opportunities or photography exhibits, and may have been mentioned in our meetings!

 

International Photography Hall of Fame – St. Louis, MO
Many great exhibits all about photography, right in our back yard! For more information on the museums current exhibits, please visit their website.
Website: http://www.iphf.org/contact/mission-history/

 

The Dark Room Wine Bar and Photo Gallery – St. Louis, MO
Embodying the nexus of art and life in Grand Center by offering patrons the ability to experience fine art and fine wine under the same roof.
Website: http://thedarkroomstl.com/

 

PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS CLASS RECAP
A BIG THANK YOU to Thom Downey  for teaching this three part Photoshop Elements class for the Aspiring Photographer for CACC members.  Classroom handouts from the three classes have been added to the CACC website for your use!  These are pdf files that you can click on and download to your computer.  You can then follow along the instructions and learn a bit more about using Photoshop Elements.  You can find them on our Classes page HERE.

 

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