Established in 1937, Ridgewood Camera Club, the largest camera club in New Jersey, has been dedicated to the pursuit of photographic excellence for approximately seventy five years. The club provides activities for those who wish to share, learn or improve their photographic skills.
Our membership represents all levels of photographer from beginner to advanced amateur and professional. Our goal is to increase our knowledge of photography, inspire one another in our photographic activities and, especially, to make new friends.
The Ridgewood Camera Club meets every Wednesday of the month except the first, September through May. For meeting site information see the Directions page and for the meeting calendar see the Calendar page. Frequent competitions are held for projected images in Pictorial, Nature and Assigned Subject categories, as well as Black and White and Color print competitions. Programs, Workshops and Field Trips are held regularly on a wide variety of subject matter. See the Programs, Workshop and Field Trip pages for detailed information. Programs are conducted during meeting nights while Workshops and Field Trips are conducted at other times.
The Ridgewood Camera Club is a proud member of the New Jersey Federation of Camera Clubs (NJFCC) and an affiliate of the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
The New Jersey Federation of Camera Clubs is an association of Camera Clubs embracing a membership of more than fifteen hundred amateur photographers in New Jersey. The Federation is dedicated to making photography more interesting and more rewarding to the individual through a service to his/her club and through pooling the resources of individual clubs for the benefit of all.
The Photographic Society of America is the largest organization of its kind in the world, bringing together amateur and professionals in all the varied fields of photography, including color slides, nature, pictorial prints, stereo (3-D), electronic photography, video/motion pictures, photojournalism, travel photography, and devotees of every process in which the worldwide membership is interested. Help from experts and educational programs is available to all members. Visitors and prospective members are always welcome at meetings. Please come join us and share in the adventure! For information concerning membership see the Membership Info page.