What we're about

The Sunnyvale Photographic Club is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide amateur and professional photographers with educational and social opportunities that increase the enjoyment of photography.

Check out our website: http://www.sunnyvalephoto.com

To join: from our home page, go to Organization - Membership Information.

• Who should join?

Everyone interested in photography should join the club.

Travel, nature, monochrome, portrait, photojournalism, creative, landscape etc. - all types of photography are discussed in the club.

The club is open to all photographer levels, from beginner to professional.

• Why you should join?

Joining the club is a great opportunity to learn more about photography: how to take better pictures and how to better process them.

Members share tips, teachers share their experience, all in a friendly ambiance. You can learn in a friendly atmosphere, challenge yourself, and compete with others.

• What you will do in the club?

You will attend presentations on a variety of different photography topics. The presentations are given by professional or semi-professional photographers, and are open to both members and visitors.

As a member, you will be able to participate in competitions (digital or print photography) against other club members and win prizes. The competitions are judged by professional or semi-professional photographers of the Bay Area.

You will participate in peer image reviews and social get togethers where you can share your experience and learn from other club members.

You will have the opportunity to display pictures at the Sunnyvale library and other venues.

• To join:

Go to http://www.sunnyvalephoto.com and select Organization - Membership Information.

Upcoming events (3)

Basics of Photography Class: Blurring the Background with Depth of Field

Learn how to use different apertures to separate background from foreground.

Instructor: Carol Munch
Free

We will observe strict COVID precautions and require proof of immunization at the door on the first day you attend. You won't need to show it after the first time.

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Basics of Photography Class: Focusing

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Learn how to use various focusing modes

Instructor: David Newswanger
Free

We will observe strict COVID precautions and require proof of immunization at the door on the first day you attend. You won't need to show it after the first time.

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Basics of Photography Class: Freezing or Blurring Motion with Shutter Speed

Learn how to make water blurry, or a fast moving athlete sharp using shutter speed

Instructor: Steve Weiss
Free

We will observe strict COVID precautions and require proof of immunization at the door on the first day you attend. You won't need to show it after the first time.

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Past events (159)

Basics of Photography Class: Light Metering

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