San Luis Obispo Camera Club

Photography the Fun Way

Enjoy the camaraderie of people with a common interest!

Whatever your level of experience, if you are interested in photography you'll probably enjoy our activities and members. We have a good time while learning from each other. Some of our member's images are on  SLOCC Flicker Pool page.

Our club is a non-profit organization devoted to photography as a hobby. Membership is open to all who have an interest in photography, no matter what your level of experience.

Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except December).

The SLOCC Board has decided that starting in the month of May we will be conducting our monthly meetings and our next competition through Zoom, an online video conferencing program.

For general information, feel free to email us at:

Visitors are always welcome to our meetings. To join a meeting, please send a message to AT LEAST 24 HOURS before the meeting to receive an inviation.

May 2021 Program on Zoom

May 13, 2021

7:00 pm on Zoom

Minimalist Photography with Judy Hancock Holland


Minimalism in Photography will be the topic for our May and June programs. Minimal photography is a genre that is based on simplicity. It relies on focusing on one main subject in the frame, eliminating other distractions.

For the May meeting we will view a webinar about Minimalism with an assignment to shoot 3 minimalistic images to share for the June program. As you shoot each of those images please take a second shot to show the surrounding environment of your minimal image. Of course don’t limit yourself to shooting just 3 pairs of images, but pick your 3 best/favorite pairs to share at the June meeting.

The format for the June meeting will be Show and Tell where can share your 3 pairs of Minimalistic images and if you wish, explain how you determined what to photograph.

The May webinar will be presented by Judy Hancock Holland (, a photographer based on Vancouver Island, Canada. This tutorial on minimalist photography is suitable for all levels of photographers, from beginner to pro. Learn how to create striking images that communicate the essence of your subject and the feelings you had when you took the shot.

Here is an excerpt from Judy’s Artist’s Statement:

“The simple things in life often arrest and delight me, and demand my full and reverent presence and artistic attention. I often spend many hours in communion with a single flower, for example, working to reveal its essence rather than just its superficial appearance. I’m drawn to both symbolism and sensual forms, and my work often reflects my lifelong search for meaning and peace.”

Next Competition

June 17, 2021

7:00 pm

Judge: TBA