Welcome to the La Crosse Area Camera Club!

The La Crosse Area Camera Club has been bringing together area photographers for over 70 years. Our members vary in interest and skill level but we all share a love of photography. If you live in or near La Crosse, Wisconsin, and are into photography, we want you!

2018-19 Competition Information Revised

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 11:07pm

It's time to be thinking about submitting images for the first competition coming up in October! The Board has made new changes to the competition schedule based on feedback from members. Like last year, one category will be unavailable for submissions every month. Makers can submit 2 projected images in any category. In addition, each maker may submit up to 2 prints (see the schedule below).

The People Category in April 2019 will be human interest for images taken during Park and Rec supported activities (Oktoberfest, Rec Fest, Polar Plunge, etc.).
Challenge subjects are unchanged.

Please keep reading to find the attached Competition Schedule and Competition Basics documents. Competition Basics covers most of the rules regarding competitions in a single document.

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Summer Meeting & Planning schedule

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 7:51am

On June 19th at 6:00 pm at BRBCC, all are invited to give your input for program ideas for next year. If you can not make it, please send your ideas to Peder at pj.schoenf@gmail.com

The Executive board and committee chairs will meet on July 17th , 6:00 pm at BRBCC to start scheduling and working on problem areas.

The Executive board will meet on July 31 at 6:00 pm at BRBCC to finalize next years schedule and tweak by-laws as necessary.

Have a fun and safe summer.


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Summer 2018 - Photo ops

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 6:31am

Don't put your camera away for summer.

Shirley Gates has provided members with a comprehensive list of summer and fall events:


Please check with venues to confirm dates and times. Most have online information.

SATURDAYS, MAY 1-OCTOBER 31, 2018 - 7 a.m. - noon
Dubuque Farmers Market. Located in the Upper Main District in the area around City Hall (Iowa,12th and 13th streets), local vendors have gathered to sell homegrown or handmade items since 1845.

Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Check out their website photo gallery. www.dubuquearboretum.com

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Year End Competition Results

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:14pm

La Crosse Area Camera Club had its end of year banquet June 10, 2018 at Drugan's Castle Mound. The evening ended with presentation of images winning awards at the End of Year Competition. The lists of A and B group winners in each image category are attached to this article (continue reading). Of particular note:

B Group Photographer of the Year: Sonja Haske
A Group Photographer of the Year: Debbie Abraham
Image of the Year: Five Trees by John Zoerb

Congratulations to all!

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Next meeting

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm

Histograms and exposure, white balance, and leveling your images.

Main program:
Workshop. Stations set up to practice the fundamentals plus still life setups and more.

Upcoming activities