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 with insight from professional judges, photo education, field trips, inter-club competitions, special interest groups, and critiques the club membership provides a community with which to 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

  • 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.

If you are not a member and would like to learn more about us, you are very welcome attend a few meetings as our guest.  By doing so, you will be able to join with confidence knowing that our Club is right for you. For a Guest Membership please click here.  Our Membership Coordinator, Fern Fisher, will contact you with more information.

You can find additional information on our programs at www.bostoncameraclub.org. Once you decide to become a member, you can do so by following the instructions below.


1. Application
When you click the "Join us now!" button below, you will be directed to the Application page.  Follow the instructions to complete the application as required.


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. 

Competition Levels
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
Dues: $70/year

Dual Family
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. 
Dues: $110/year

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.
Dues: $20/year

Meetup Upgrade

This is only for those individuals who signed up for the BCC field trips Meetup group and decided to upgrade to full membership. The membership will renew at regular individual rate the following year.
Dues: $50 one time upgrade.

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 bcameraclubadm@gmail.com

Opening Meeting September 2019

Image by Erik Gehring




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