Photo Adventures Camera Club

THE Camera Club in Port Charlotte

The Photo Adventures Camera Club, Port Charlotte's Camera Club has been an active and thriving hub of for photographers since 2003. Among the original group were experienced professionals and amateurs alike, with a common goal of creating a venue to share their knowledge, information, techniques and critiques. We share an interest in all forms of photography, including color and monochrome prints and digital images. Subject matter varies widely, including but not limited to Nature, Landscapes and Portraits.

2021 Monthly Themes

January - Shapes

February - Action

March - Macro

April - Wildlife

May - Floral

June - B/W

July - Surf

August - Sunsets

September - Clouds/Storms

October - Night

November - Shadows

December - Charming Places

All 2021 Theme images must be shot after Dec. 1st, 2020.

Monthly Meeting Agenda

First Meeting of the Month

Show & Tell
Programs & Speakers

2nd Meeting of the Month

Monthly Themed Images
Non-Themed Show & Tell
Learning Lab


Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month (throughout the year) from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The 2nd meeting in the months of November and December is cancelled due to the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays.

Because of the COVID virus, we are meeting online, on Zoom.  Once things are safe, we'll resume meeting at our normal location.


Club dues for 2021 will be an extremely affordable $15 per year. The year runs from January to December.

For existing members, the dues are due the first meeting in January. Club

Dues cover a variety of expenses to operate the club, the largest of which is to bring in experienced teachers and speakers who always have awesome information and tips!


Seriously! We’re a camera club. We sincerely want every level of photographer to come join us! Novices to Pros.  The joy is in the sharing and learning.

Our meetings and field trips almost always have segments and programs which speak to every level of photographer.  We're all in it for the same reason, for fun and learning this incredible art & skill.


This photography community is like no other.  We love to share. We love to teach. We love to go out together, and we'll even take you to that secret spot (that's not so secret) to get the shots the pros get.  Oh, and we've got some pros to show and help you!  Some are leaders in the Florida Camera Club Council, some are Judges for the council, even a photo workshop owner who loves to teach!

Most of us are retired (or working on it) but many of us have been shooting photos for many years and have just recently "gotten the bug".  If you're in that group, come join us and you'll leave with a project and a desire to return, show and tell!

Here's What We Have Planned For 2021


Each month will have a theme assigned to it. The members will be challenged to shoot images which match the theme. The images will be submitted at each of our monthly meetings. This is a great way to increase your skill set by getting out of your comfort zone and practicing some purposeful photography.


LEARNING LABS will be conducted by more experienced members in order to help teach specific skills or topics. They may be more intricate camera settings or new techniques like HDR, Focus Stacking, Layers in Photoshop, How To Use Lightroom etc. We will also be conducting Learning Labs on Composition. All of these topics came from a recent survey of our members on what they wanted to learn.


We have a monthly speaker presenting on fun, exciting and learning topics for photographers. Many times the speakers are some of our club's leaders and other times we have invited speakers.