Category Archives: News

VCC Member Wins PSA Nature Image of the Year Gold Medal

Submitted by Mike Wooding Each year the Photographic Society of America (PSA) invites PSA members who have been awarded gold, silver or bronze medals in PSA recognized international competitions in Nature and/or Wildlife to submit their winning images to the PSA Nature Image of the Year competition. For 2018, 740 images were submitted from 175… Read More »

New Close-Up Column: Call For Writers

Dear Members, We would like to announce the addition of a brand-new column to Close-Up magazine, organized by myself and Jim Fowler. We will be looking for contributions through the next season, from September 2019 – August 2020. It will be titled “Shoots around Victoria”, with the goal of highlighting great local locations around our… Read More »

VCC President’s Message – July/August

So summer is here, and the time is right for taking photos! Actually, it’s always the right time. I would like to start by thanking everyone for re-electing me as your president for the 2019/20 year. It was wonderful to hear that you liked me. You really, really liked me! I would like to introduce… Read More »

Three Victoria Photographers Selected for Team Canada

Three photographers from the Victoria Camera Club will represent Canada in the annual Four Nations Photography competition. Every year photographers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa compete in the Four Nations competition. Three independent judges from the UK or the US will judge all 320 images. The winning nation will be announced in July/August. Canada has been the… Read More »

VCC Members in the Red River Ex

The 58th Annual Canadian Photo Salon was held during the Red River Exhibition this June. There were three categories offered: Monochrome Print, Colour Print and Projected Image. This Salon is recognized by the Canadian Association for Photographic Art (CAPA) and the Photographic Society of America (PSA). Several Victoria Camera Club Members entered the Red River… Read More »

CAPA Honour for Suzanne Huot

In the CAPA competition Canada: My Country, Suzanne Huot won an Honourable Mention (individual) for her image “Isle Bonaventure Gannets Bonding”. It will be professionally printed and be put on display at the National Museum of Photography/Musée Populaire De La Photo in Drummondville Quebec between 7th January 2020 to 29th March 2020 along with 39… Read More »

Do You Like Free Stuff?

Our club’s new Social Media Liaison, Virginia MacDonald, launched a campaign June 8th to invite VCC Facebook and Instagram followers to submit feedback on their favourite places to shoot around Victoria.  NOTE: if you’re an Instagram user, please follow us @victoriacameraclub and we’ll follow you back! Of course the web administration team wants to include… Read More »

LOCAL INSPIRATIONAL GALLERY EXHIBIT – London Drugs

Calling all photography enthusiasts!  Want to win an 18″ x 24″ Canvas Gallery Wrap from our Photolab? Bring an 8×10 of your favourite photos and display it on our Local Inspirational Gallery Exhibit.  The photographer with the most customer votes wins at each store! All the details

2019 Print Show – PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD (set of 3 prints)

THANK YOU! Victoria Camera Club, and specifically the Print Show sub-committee, extend thanks to the 648 visitors, over 15 days, who came to our recent show at Victoria Arts Council. The PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD, for a set of three prints, goes to Normand Marcotte, for his “Tokyo Triptych”. Congratulations, Normand! Tokyo Night Train – Normand… Read More »