A Message from the President

Hi All,

Jerlyn Maloy (2018)
Jerlyn Maloy at the WPCC 2018 End of the Year Banquet

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer vacation and taking a lot of good pictures. Having the talent to capture that special moment (which all of you have the ability to do) helps to make the occasion even more special for you, family and friends. I would like to thank each and everyone of you for your continued support. Our end of the year banquet and reception where we displayed our photographs was a spectacular event thanks to all of you.

Come out and Join the fun as we gather together and share ideas for a fun upcoming 2018 – 2019 camera year. If you have friends who might want to join our club and become a member bring them.  Our annual dues of $60.00 are due.

See you soon!


Founded in 1955, the Washington Park Camera Club is the oldest, predominately African American camera club in the Chicago area and a member of the Chicago-Area Camera Club Association

Check Us Out

Washington Park Camera members meet Tuesday nights between during and between the months of September of one year and June of the next (dependent on weather and location availability). Starting time is usually around 7:00 PM at the Washington Park Field House (on 55th and Dr. MLK Drive) and meetings run anywhere from an hour to an hour-and-a-half. The club breaks for the summer but may have organized field trips to various locations during the off-period.

Washington Park Camera Club - 5531 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL 60637
Washington Park Camera Club – 5531 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL 60637

Become a Member
Annual membership is $60 (for the full year). Our meeting agendas include club competitions for prints and digitally projected images, guest speakers, workshops, shoot-and-shows, and photo excursions. The club also participates in photographing select events for the Washington Park District as well as participating with a few local organizations. Members represent a wide range of experience and expertise and are always willing to share information with each other.

If you’re interested in applying for membership, download, complete and bring the WPCC Membership Application form to the next meeting.  We look forward to meeting you.


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association (CACCA) [ Website ]
  • Photographic Society of America (PSA) [ Website ]
  • Chicago Park District: Washington Park [ Website ]

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