Camera Club Directory

I have compiled the most comprehensive and accurate directory of camera clubs, photography organizations, regional camera club councils, and Professional Photographers of America (PPA) affiliates across the United States, crafted to help you find the perfect photography community in your area.

As someone deeply passionate about photography, I understand the immense value of joining a camera club.

Whether you’re a budding amateur or a seasoned professional, joining a camera club offers numerous benefits, including unparalleled access to a network of like-minded individuals, opportunities for skill enhancement through workshops and critiques, and the chance to participate in exhibitions and competitions.

Clubs also provide resources such as shared equipment and exclusive member discounts.

I encourage you to explore this directory to find a club that aligns with your interests and goals. Dive into a world where your passion for photography can flourish, supported by a community that fosters learning, growth, and inspiration.

Start your search now and discover the perfect photography organization near you that resonates with your interests and goals.

Let this be your gateway to a community that supports your learning, growth, and inspiration in photography, and take the first step towards enriching your photography journey with the support of a vibrant and welcoming community.

📸 Did you know?
The first camera club in the United States was the Philadelphia Photographic Society, founded in 1859.

Not sure if you should join a camera club?
Need more help to decide? Be sure to read this article about why you should join a camera club.

Camera Club Directory: Listings by State

Use this link for a list of National Photography organizations.


Inclusion on this page is NOT an endorsement. Groups are listed here either because I have personal experience with them OR I have reviewed their website, investigated them using Google, and did not find a compelling reason to exclude them from the listing.

Help me keep this listing up-to-date and accurate. If you find any errors or if you are aware of a group that should be included, please submit current details about your organization.


Joe Edelman

Joe Edelman is an award winning Photographer, Photo Educator and the host of The The LAST FRAME LIVE, which is viewed by photographers in over 100 countries.  Follow this link to learn more about Joe or view his portfolio.
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