The Olympia Camera Club is for anyone who loves photography.  It is our goal to help others to be better photographers through sharing, teaching, guest speakers, and field trips.

Our club includes photographers of different skill levels and with varied interests.  You will enjoy the camaraderie of interacting with those at your own skill level, but you’ll also have opportunities to grow and learn from club members who have more advanced skills. We serve Thurston County, Washington and the surrounding areas.


Holiday Party – December 19 at 6:00 pm. Setup will be at 5:30. Signup for the potluck on the Holiday Party page.

Practical Photography and Membership Sharing meetings have resumed after summer break.  Practical Photography meetings are live at Capital High School and also on Zoom.  Member Sharing is only via Zoom.  See the Calendar for complete details.

We have entered into a partnership with the Olympic Peaks Camera Club of Sequim to share guest speakers.  For the remainder of the year our General Meetings will be via Zoom on the 3rd Thursday of each month using the OPCC Zoom link.  The meetings will be posted to our calendar and you can find the OPCC Zoom link in our Members Only Area.

When meetings are recorded – You can find videos of previous meetings in the Members Only Menu under RESOURCES > MEETING NOTES & VIDEOS

Upcoming Meetings and Due Dates are listed in the column to the right by date.  Click on the links for details.

Field Trips

December 9 – 6:00 PM. The Lighted Tractor Parade will fill the streets of downtown Centralia with vintage and modern tractors, antique trucks and construction equipment, all bedecked with dazzling lights. See the calendar for complete details.

January 13 – 10:30 – Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Meet up with tour leader, Tammy Mandeville at the Visitor Information booth at 10:30 am. Entry fee is $3 or free if you have a Federal Interagency Senior Pass. We will be shooting from our cars and not allowed to exit our vehicles. See calendar for more details and driving directions.

Past Field Trips If you went on any recent field trips, please add some of your images to the corresponding Field Trip gallery by choosing “Add Images to a Gallery” from the Members Only menu. See our past field trip galleries here.

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