Plano Photography Club

Meetings on Third Thursdays (except December) with Training at 6 pm and Program at 7:15 pm

West Plano Presbyterian Church - 2709 Custer Road, Plano, Texas


Come by and meet the friendly folks of the Plano Photography Club.

Spend an evening with people who share your passion for photography. You are welcome to just visit to see what the club is all about or to become a member so that you may participate in club activities and contests.

If you wish to join the Plano Photography Club, please click on this button:

Next Club Meeting: February 20, 2020 (02/20/2020)
November 2019 Competition Results      

6:00 pm: Training - Study Groups

The Club meets for Training at 6 pm before the regular meeting at 7:15 pm. The classes we offer cover various topics and skill levels. Please join us and choose a group to study with! Details are found HERE.

7:15 pm: Club Program by Margaret Bryant - "Top Ten Dog Photography Tips"

Margaret Bryant
Margaret Bryant

Margaret Bryant is an award-winning animal photographer with 21+ years of photographing animals in her studio.

Her style is simple, original and authentic. Images that capture the humor and whimsy of her subjects are her favorites.

She is a Professional Photographers of America Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, and CPP.

She has also authored two books: Dog Photography: How to Capture the Love, Fun and Whimsy of Man's Best Friend and Who Rescued Whom: Dog Portraits and Rescue Stories.

Margaret's work can be seen at and on Instagram (@margaret_bryant2014).

Whether you are a hobbyist or professional photographer you are bound to pick up some tips in Margaret's program "Top Ten Dog Photography Tips." Margaret has been photographing dogs for a while and knows a thing or two about them. These tips will help you get better photographs of your dogs.

Don't be surprised if she throws in more than ten!

Border Collies   Yorkies!   Weimeraner on Chairs

Examples of Margaret's Adorable Dog Portraits

For information on future PPC programs, please click the Programs link in the menu.


Next Club Activities

Learning to See - Artistic Architecture Walking Tour

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 7AM to 9AM

$10 Fee (cash) to be paid onsite. This photo walk through the iconic Dallas Arts District will be hosted by Daniel Arnauld from the Street Photography University Meetup group.

NOTE: Event is for PPC members only. Visit our Club Activities page for additional details.

Register for this event using the Calendar/Registration link in the navigation menu. Registration closes on Saturday, January 25, 2020.


Model Shoot and More (Hosted by Olympus Camera)

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10AM to 2PM

$15 Fee (cash or check) to be paid at the door of West Plano Presbyterian Church.

Olympus will be featuring two special guests - Charles Garcia and Becky Burleson. Charles, Olympus' Technical Sales Executive, will give you an introduction to the latest Olympus Technologies and conduct a model shoot with you. Becky, an accomplished model and photographer, will walk you through a "models' perspective" - the ins-and-outs of working with models.

NOTE: Event is for PPC members only. Visit our Club Activities page for additional details.

There is a limit on the number of attendees, so register today using the Calendar/Registration link in the navigation menu. Registration closes on Saturday, February 15, 2020.


Upcoming Field Trips

Texas Hill Country

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - Sunday March 29, 2020

Where: Fredericksburg, Texas

What: Chase wildflowers and explore the Hill Country parks, small towns, and backroads.

NOTE: Field trip is for PPC members only. Visit our Field Trips page for additional details.

Register for this trip using the Calendar/Registration link in the navigation menu. Registration closes on Wednesday March 25, 2020.


Monthly Contest

The theme for the February 2020 contest is "Down Time."

For help in understanding the contest theme please review the Description of Contest Themes document (PDF).

Entries must be uploaded to the PPC Competition Site before midnight February 20, 2020. Each club member may submit one image.

The maximum width for images submitted to the contest website is 4096 pixels. The limit on the height of the image is 2160 pixels.


Club Newsletter

The Club’s newsletter, The FLASH!, is published monthly and is available for download about a week prior to the club meetings.

Each issue includes the results (and winning images) from the most recent monthly competition as well as photos from recent club activities.

Click on the link to view the most recent editions of The FLASH!


Club Information

  • Review our Guide to the PPC Website and Your Mobile Device to learn how to add a bookmark for the PPC webpage to your mobile device's home screen and to review website features you may find useful to reference while shooting in the field.

  • Monthly meetings are held the third Thursday of each month (except December) at West Plano Presbyterian Church, 2709 Custer Road, Plano, Texas - View Map

  • Training sessions are held in the church at 6:00 pm before the regular meeting at 7:15 pm - View Classes/Rooms

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The Plano Photography Club is a proud member club of:

Photographic Society of America Gulf States Camera Club Council

Host Location: West Plano Presbyterian Church

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