Camera Clubs

Camera Clubs in North Carolina

Directory of U.S. Photography Organizations

If you are an amateur or professional photographer from North Carolina, 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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina:


Camera Club
Ashville Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Asheville, NC


Camera Club
Charlotte Camera Club
Charlotte, NC

Camera Club
Charlotte Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Charlotte, NC


Camera Club
Eastern Carolina Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Eastern Carolina, NC


Camera Club
Foothills North Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Foothills North, NC


Camera Club
Foothills South Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Foothills South, NC


PPA Affiliate
Professional Photographers of North Carolina
Fort Mill, NC


Camera Club
Camera Club of Hendersonville
Hendersonville, NC


Camera Club
Carolinas Nature Photographers Association
Jamestown, NC


Camera Club
Coastal Photo Club Inc.
New Bern, NC


Camera Club
Outer Banks Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Outer Banks, NC


Camera Club Council
Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Raleigh, NC

Camera Club
Capital City Camera Club
Raleigh, NC


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Coastal Carolina Camera Club
Shallotte, NC


Camera Club
Triad Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Triad, NC


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Triangle Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Triangle, NC


Camera Club
Sandhills Photography Club
West End, NC


Camera Club
Cape Fear Camera Club
Wilmington, NC

Use this link for a list of National Photography organizations.


Types of Camera Clubs in North Carolina:

Camera Club

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


This listing of camera clubs in North Carolina 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.


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