Camera Clubs

Camera Clubs in Michigan

Directory of U.S. Photography Organizations

If you are an amateur or professional photographer from Michigan, joining a camera club or a photography organization can help improve your photography with a supportive community, skill development opportunities, and resources like workshops and equipment.

  • Joining a camera club is a great way to learn new skills and techniques from experienced photographers and fellow enthusiasts.
  • Camera clubs often organize photo walks, workshops, and competitions, which are excellent opportunities to challenge yourself and connect with other photographers.
  • They can also provide access to studio space, equipment rentals, and professional guest speakers.
  • If you're a beginner, don't be intimidated! Most clubs are welcoming and supportive, and there are often members of all skill levels.
Most camera clubs in Michigan will allow you to attend a meeting (sometimes several) for FREE - before you decide to join and pay any membership dues.
📸 Did you know?
Some of the most iconic photographers, like Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Alfred Stieglitz, Robert Capa and Edward Weston, were once members of camera clubs.

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.


Select your city in the state of Michigan:


PPA Affiliate
Professional Photographers of Michigan
Auburn, MI


Camera Club
Detroit Stereographic Society
Detroit, MI


PPA Affiliate
Detroit Professional Photographers Association
Farmington Hills, MI


Camera Club
Grand Rapids Camera Club
Grand Rapids, MI

Camera Club Council
Southwestern Michigan Council of Camera Clubs
Grand Rapids, MI


Camera Club
Grosse Pointe Camera Club
Grosse Point Park, MI


Camera Club
Livonia Camera Club
Livonia, MI


Camera Club
Midland Camera Club
Midland, MI


Camera Club
West Oakland Camera Club
Novi, MI


Camera Club
Twin City Camera Club
Saint Joseph, MI


Camera Club
Oakland Camera Club
Shelby Township, MI


Camera Club
Seven Ponds Photo Club
Washington, MI


Camera Club Council
Greater Detroit Camera Club Council
West Bloomfield, MI

Camera Club
Motor City Camera Club
West Bloomfield, MI

Use this link for a list of National Photography organizations.


Types of Camera Clubs in Michigan:

Camera Club

A camera club is an organized group of photography enthusiasts in Michigan who gather regularly to share their passion for photography, learn from each other, participate in workshops, and often engage in competitions and exhibitions.

Camera Club Council

A regional camera club council acts as an umbrella organization coordinating activities, competitions, and events among multiple Michigan camera clubs, fostering collaboration and shared learning opportunities within a larger regional or thematic area.

PPA Affiliate

A regional photography group that is officially recognized by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), allowing its Michigan based members access to PPA's resources, educational programs, and certifications. Learn more about PPA in this article.


This listing of camera clubs in Michigan is provided and maintained by Photographer and Photo Educator Joe Edelman.

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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