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. (December Banner Photo is by Jim Savage).

The slideshow is from our November 2019 Competition. (Click on the large image for full screen view, wait for images to load and then use back/forward arrow to view images.  

2019 - 2020 Complete Listing of Events and Programs. Click Here.

The Next General Meeting will be in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club at 6:30 pm on Thursday, January 2, 2020

Colleen presentation will be “Wild about Wildflowers”.

"Colleen Miniuk-Sperry is an award-winning international freelance travel photographer and writer, supporting a wide range of assignments for editorial and commercial clients. 

Her work has been published in National Geographic calendars, Arizona Highways magazine, books, and calendars, AAA HighroadsNative PeoplesGolf Illustrated, and a broad variety of other publications. Miniuk-Sperry also leads photography workshops for Arizona Highways, Arizona Wildlife Federation, Through Each Others Eyes, and others
Colleen is a captivating, motivating speaker who will share her passion for both international and local photography. She has written several books which will be available for purchase. Please try to attend this meeting!" - Jan Ballard

The Next Competition Meeting will be in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club at 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 19th.

The subjects, aside from Open, will be:

December 2019 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 2019 Special Techniques: Panning. Panning is a camera technique used to capture motion blur and convey movement while keeping a moving subject sharp. To capture a panning shot, choose a moving subject and a shutter speed slow enough to capture its movement. A fast subject like a vehicle will not require as slow of a shutter speed as a person running, for instance. As your subject moves, follow it in the direction that it’s moving. Rotate your camera on the horizontal axis along with the subject to capture a shot with a sharp subject and motion-streaked background.


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. This workshop is open to members and the public, so if you know anyone interested, print them a brochure and registration form. Click HERE for additional information, the brochure and the registration form. 

2019-2020 Rotating Subjects and Techniques, and 2020-2021 Rotating Subjects and Techniques have been released by Wayne Divoky, our Competition Chair.  

Congratulations to our Photographers of the Year for 2018-2019!

Digital: Class A: Janet Ballard. Class B: Shelley Hughes.  Class C: Tom Jones

Print: Class A: William Lewis. Class B: Dale Wiley. Class C:N/A

The photo of the Harris Hawk was recently chosen by Arizona Game and Fish to be included in their 2020 Wildlife Calendar. It was among over 700 entries submitted to the photo contest. Calendars will be available for purchase in late November. Congratulations to Tom Jones for an excellent image!

(Nikon D850, 220mm, 1/3200sec, f8.0, ISO1400)



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