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Plano Photography Club

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People who share your
passion for photography

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All images are copyright protected and are the exclusive property of their respective individual photographers. Every image is protected under U.S. and International copyright laws. No images are in the public domain. No image may be reproduced, altered or used for any purpose, without the written consent of the photographer.

Y’all come and visit us!

Come and join the friendly folks of the Plano Photography Club. Spend an evening with people who share your passion for photography. You may become a member or just visit to see what the club is all about.

Club Meeting, Oct. 27

Journey of Photographic Expression

Kaye Hargis is a Masters-level member of the Dallas Camera Club, most recently being honored with the Photographer of the Year Award for Monochrome Prints in 2013-2014 and placing third for Color Prints. She has also won many outside awards, including 2012 State Fair of Texas Best of Show in the Adult B&W category, as well as placing in all but one of years she’s entered; 2005 Dallas Zoo Grand Prize in the Feather, Fur & Scales contest, as well as several First Place awards; placing eight times in the Gulf States Camera Club Council End of Year competitions; and having tow images published in Black & White magazine’s 2013 Single Image Contest.

Program Overview

For twelve years mastering the art of photography has been a personal quest for Kaye Hargis. It has been a personal journey of creative expression, which has had its mountains and valleys. As enthusiasm is a key ingredient to success, she will explore ways to keep photography fun and engaging through self-directed projects and by learning new digital darkroom skills. She has received recognition in local and state competition and will share these images, and more, as she explores an extremely creative adventure—photographic expression.. 

©Kaye Hargis
©Kaye Hargis
©Kaye Hargis
©Kaye Hargis


There will be no Snapshots! session in September.

Come to the normal meeting room (Wheelus Hall) at 6:15 p.m. to enjoy some snacks and to mingle and chat with other club members before the meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Look for some signs around the room, such as "Portraits," "Landscapes," etc. to help you gather with other club members whose interests are similar to your own.


August Contest

The August contest is open for submissions. There is no assigned theme, subject or topic for this contest. Entries must be uploaded to the PPC Competition Site before midnight August 31. Each club member may submit one image. For help in understanding the contest theme, please download this PDF document: Description of Competition Subjects. Entries must be uploaded to the PPC Competition Site before midnight June 30. Each club member may submit one image.

The maximum width for images submitted to the contest is 1400 pixels. The limit on the height of the image is 1050 pixels.


Click here to view the current on-line edition of The Flash!

GSCCC Winners

For the GSCCC contest year 2013-2014, which ended in April, the PPC received the following awards in the three Projected Digital divisions in which it competes:

Pictorial: 1st Place

Nature: 3rd Place

Photojournalism: 5th Place

In the year-end competition, the PPC received the following recognitions:

Pictorial: 1st Place Chris Caho “Make My Day”

Pictorial: 1st HM Ernie Tacsik “Economic Pressure”

Nature: 1st HM Ron Hasty “Cold and Alone”

Photojournalism: 2nd HM Dennis Fritsche “Home Stretch”

The following are the PPC wins for the new, 2014-15 club year, to date:

In the May GSCCC Nature Projected Digital competition, Ron Hasty’s “Alaskan Brown Bear With Catch” received First Place.

Alaskan Brown Bear With Catch ©/Ron Hasty

In the June GSCCC Photojournalism Projected Digital Competition, John Lehman’s “The Blacksmith” received First Place.

The Blacksmith ©John Lehman

In the June GSCCC Pictorial Projected Digital competition, Marea Downey’s “Sunset Over the Sea” received Third Place.

Sunset Over the Sea ©Marea Downey

In the August GSCCC Photojournalism Projected Digital Competition, Larry Petterborg’s “Socotra Fisherman Casting Net” received Third Place.

Socotra Fisherman Casting Net ©Larry Petterborg

In the August GSCCC Pictorial Projected Digital competition, Sharlott Hasty’s “Mother and Baby in the Snow” received Third Place.

Mother and Baby in the Snow ©Sharlott Hasty

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Our “News to Use” email list is one of the primary means for keeping club members informed of club activities and events. To subscribe, please send an email request to the PPC email administrator. After your club membership is verified, your email address will be added to the distribution list, and you will receive a welcome message via email. The club does not share member information with 3rd parties, nor will we send out any messages not directly related to club business.

Photographic Society of America Website Contest

The Plano Photography Club website received a 3nd Place in the 2014 PSA Website Contest.

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