About BCC Membership
New Members: See the How to Join Instructions below.
The Boston Camera Club (BCC) membership for a one-year term. In addition to the club’s regularly scheduled activities of photo competitions, photo education, field trips, inter club competitions, insight from professional photographers as competition judges, the club membership offers interaction with individuals who share your enthusiasm and passion for photography. Many events start with social time to allow for interaction with other members and ask questions.
Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced photographer, you’ll find events and programs to meet your interests.
Other benefits include:
BCC Reflector newsletter: a monthly newsletter informing members of upcoming events, member shows, judge tips, special photo programs, and winning images from the club’s competitions and special events
Monthly Print and Projected Image competitions where each submitted image is critiqued by a professional photographer. Each competition includes a presentation by the evening's judge.
Monthly Photo Critiques: a small group setting where members critique other members' images; plus an opportunity to learn more about Lightroom
Bi-Monthly Model Studio nights: a studio setting with lighting, backgrounds, and models
A listing of other photographic competition opportunities in the New England area
Opportunity to attend the New England Camera Club Council annual summer conference (NECCC) held in Amherst, MA
Discounts at various photography stores and businesses.
HOW TO JOIN INSTRUCTIONS
When you click the "Join" link below, you will be directed to the Application page. Complete the application entering information into all the fields.
Email Address Required
Your email address will be your BCC web site username.
Therefore, your application MUST include your email address.
2. Pay Dues
After you complete your application, go to Membership>Pay Dues.
Select your membership level from the pull-down menu and press the "Buy Now" button. You will be directed to a PayPal page where you can pay by credit card or via your PayPal account.
3. Membership Approval
Once your application AND dues are complete, the Membership Administrator will send you an email confirming your membership and information about your web site activation (login and password information).
To change your password, log in and go to My Account>Account Settings. Select the button to "Change Password."
If you don't see your Membership Approval message within a few days of your submission and dues payment, please check the "Junk Mail" folder of your email service.
The BCC has different competition levels (Class A and Class B) based on the member's photographic experience. New members are automatically assigned to Class B. Click here to find out more about our competitions.
Dues are paid on an annual basis based on your start date.
Categories and Dues
An Individual member is one person and is entitled to all privileges of the club
Applies to two persons who are members of the same family, residing at the same address, who jointly apply for membership at the same time. Dual Family members are each entitled to all privileges of the club.
Full-time students at any academic institution. Students who qualify pay reduced dues but are entitled to all club privileges. A copy of your student ID is required for your application.
The Boston Camera Club does not turn away new or renewing members for inability to pay. If it is a hardship to pay all or part of the dues, you may confidentially contact Fern Fisher, the Membership chair, for accommodation. To reach Fern, please send a request for her contact info to our website administrator at email@example.com
Opening Meeting September 2019
Image by Erik Gehring