Welcome to Seattle Photographic Society

Founded in 1933, Seattle Photographic Society is a friendly group of supportive amateur and professional photographers. We strive to build both our skillsets and our community through image critiques, discussions, lectures, demonstrations, field trips, friendly competitions, and intra-club activities.

The club’s interests are primarily in the classical definition of photography, which has to do with the capturing of the original image(s) and post processing. Images generated by artificial intelligence are not eligible for entry.

Every month we hold several different types of meetings. Check out our Meeting Schedule to see what events are coming up.  




 NWCCC Gallery show - Several image from SPS member are being displayed at The Lakeshore, (11448 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178) through October 1st.

Traveling Image Salon -  Click on the Club initials to view the images. Click on the Voting Form link to vote on the images. September - PSCC - Vote 

NWCCC Conference - Saturday, November 11 in Federal Way. Keynote speaker - Jack Graham. 

The NWCCC Conference Competitions are now open for entry. Deadline extended - All entries are due by October 10. Winners will be announced at the Conference in November.

Image Analysis Workshop - Learn techniques for analyzing an image in terms of its fundamental elements such as composition, lighting, creativity and more. Learn how to constructively and kindly share your observations with others. Taught by Photographic Society of America just for SPS. It’s a 3 hour virtual meeting workshop Saturday, Dec 2 @ 2PM. There is a waiting list. Contact Gary Marcos if you are interested.

October Education Night - October 24 (in person and online). Presentation by Darrell Gulin, Canon Legend - Wildlife in Photography

Macro Photography Group- Member Bill Wheeler has a Macro Photography Group. It meets once a month. If interested, contact him by going to "Send Email to Members" under "Our Club" and search for his name under "Select from Member List." (this guide will walk you through the steps.)


 Upcoming Assignments ("Themes")

Oct - Silhouette
Nov - Still life
Dec - Play
Jan - Minimalism - Minimalism focuses on lines, colors, and geometry instead of scenes or accurate depictions of nature.
Feb - Up close
March - Black and white
April - Transportation 







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