Sun Lakes Camera Club (SLCC) is the largest camera club in the Southeast Valley. Our members share an interest in photography that reaches beyond the casual snapshot. We appreciate the power and beauty of a great photo and share tips and constructive critiques to improve our images. We welcome all shooting styles and levels of experience. (November Banner Photo by Lynn Thompson. "Dunes at Stovepipe Wells")

The slideshow is from the our camera club November 2018 Competition Winners.  (Click on the large image for full screen view, wait for images to load and then use back/forward arrow to view images.  

The Sun Lakes Camera Club is pleased to announce that Fundamentals of Digital Photography, presented by Dan Dragoon, will be offered once again this season. This fun, plain-language course is perfect for those new to Digital Photography, as well as intermediate level photographers seeking to improve their technique. Click HERE for all info and the registration form. 

The Next General Meeting will be in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club at 6:30 pm on December 6.

"Our December speaker is professional photographer and conservationist, Dano Grayson.
Dano is the owner of The Pond at Elephanthead near Tucson, Az.  The pond is a photographers paradise, offering blinds for shooting many varieties of birds, native plants and wild animals and reptiles as well as night time shooting of bats.

Dano has polished his skills in the wild.  Years in the Amazon rainforest coupled with trips all around the USA as well as many other locations has him allowed the opportunity to capture many unique species in unique places.  Brining all that he has learned in his travels home to the Pond at Elephanthead. He will be educating us on many types of wildlife and nature photography, conservation, as well as opportunities at Elephanthead. Dano also just returned from an adventure in Peru and will share some of that excitement, also!"


The Next Competition Meeting will be in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club at 6:30 pm on November 15.

November's Competition Subjects are:

November 2018 Rotating Subject: High Key. This topic is the Spring 2019 ACCC Rotating Subject. There is no definition nor any restriction.

As a guide, a high-key image consists primarily of light tones, without dark shadows. A photograph so composed features a diminished tonal range of primarily whites and light colors. An example might be a landscape with ground fog present. The idea is that a histogram of the image would be shifted to the right (white side) with little or no pixels on the left side (black side). The image may be either color or monochrome.

November 2018 Special Techniques: Sunrise Sunset. Any image taken at either sunrise or sunset showing the impact of the color, color saturation, and color hue in either the sky or on other objects or both. The image must be color.

Lisa Langell's Nature and Old West Photo Workshop. If you would be interested in taking this workshop, click HERE for more info. You will need to be a member of SLCC and login to view the forum post

2018-2019 Rotating Subjects and Techniques  and 2019-2020 Rotating Subjects and Techniques have been released by Wayne Divoky, our Competition Chair.  

December's Competition Subjects are:

December 2018 Rotating Subject: "Scapes". A Scape is defined as an expanse of scenery. Scapes may be, but are not limited to, landscapes, seascapes, skyscapes, or cityscapes. Human elements are allowed. The image may be either color or monochrome.

December 2018 Special Techniques: "Night Photography". Either color or monochrome. 

 Congratulations to our Photographers of the Year for 2017-2018!

Digital: Class A: Lynn Thompson. Class B: Herman Dirks.  Class C:  Carol Smith

Print: Class A: Janet Ballard. Class B: Herman Dirks. Class C: Dale Wiley



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