Camera Clubs

Camera Clubs in South Carolina

Directory of U.S. Photography Organizations

If you are an amateur or professional photographer from South 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 South 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 South Carolina:


Camera Club
Charleston Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Charleston, SC


Camera Club
Clemson Photography Club
Clemson, SC


Meetup Group
Columbia Camera Club
Columbia, SC

Camera Club
PhotoSC
Columbia, SC


Camera Club
Charlotte Camera Club
Fort Mill, SC


Camera Club
Camera Club of Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, SC


Camera Club
Low Country Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Low Country, SC


Camera Club
Midlands Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Midlands, SC


Camera Club
Mrytle Beach Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Myrtle Beach, SC


Camera Club
Tidelands Photography Club
Pawleys Island, SC


Camera Club
Photography Club of Beaufort
Seabrook, SC


Camera Club
Carolinas Nature Photographers Association
Spartanburg, SC

Camera Club
Spartanburg Photo Guild
Spartanburg, SC


Camera Club
Upstate Region - Carolinas' Nature Photographers Association
Upstate, SC


PPA Affiliate
Professional Photographers of South Carolina
West Columbia, SC

Use this link for a list of National Photography organizations.


Types of Camera Clubs in South Carolina:

Camera Club

A camera club is an organized group of photography enthusiasts in South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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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