Camera Clubs

Camera Clubs in Minnesota

Directory of U.S. Photography Organizations

If you are an amateur or professional photographer from Minnesota, 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota:


Camera Club
Minnesota Valley Photo Club
Burnsville, MN


Camera Club
Duluth Superior Camera Club
Carlton, MN


Camera Club
St. Croix Valley Camera Club
Center City, MN


Camera Club
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Photographers' Society
Chaska, MN


Camera Club
3M Camera Club
Cottage Grove, MN


Camera Club
Minnesota Valley Photography Club
Eagan, MN


Camera Club
Western Wisconsin Photo Club
Hudson, MN


Camera Club
The Bend of the River Photography Club 
Mankato, MN


Camera Club
North Metro Photo Club
Minneapolis, MN


Camera Club
Minnetonka Camera Club
Minnetonka, MN


Camera Club
Minnesota Nature Photography Club
St. Paul, MN

Camera Club Council
Twin Cities Area Council of Camera Clubs
St. Paul, MN

PPA Affiliate
Twin Cities Professional Photographers Association
St. Paul, MN

Camera Club
Fort Snelling State Park Camera Club
St. Paul, MN


Camera Club
Little Crow Photography Club
Willmar, MN


Camera Club
St. Paul Camera Club
Woodbury, MN

Use this link for a list of National Photography organizations.


Types of Camera Clubs in Minnesota:

Camera Club

A camera club is an organized group of photography enthusiasts in Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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 Minnesota based members access to PPA's resources, educational programs, and certifications. Learn more about PPA in this article.


This listing of camera clubs in Minnesota 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

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