Why The Photographic Guild?
We are one of the oldest camera clubs in the United States dating back to the early 1930s. We have a long tradition of helping photographers improve their skills. Through our weekly competitions and meetings, constructive critiques, organized outings, educational seminars, and collective decades of experience, we can encourage, inspire, and enrich your photography.
Our regular meeting location is now the historical church at the Burgh Historical Center located at the corner of Berg Road and Civic Center Drive, Southfield, Michigan.
Address: 23690 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48033
All meetings begin at 7:30 pm
We meet the first three Mondays of each month from September through May.
The first Monday is our Print Competitions
The second Monday is our Program Night which features informative programs on photography
The third Monday is our projected digital images. We feature Color General, Color Assignments or themes, Color Creative, Monochrome , Nature Assignment and Nature General.
- In the event of a national holiday or a declared weather advisory in the City of Southfield, meetings will be cancelled.
Visitors are always welcomed and encouraged to attend a few meetings to find out who we are.
Why Compete With Your images?
To improve your photographs you need to know what other people are doing. You need to compare your photos with the photos that are winning the competitions. Probably the best competitions are the international exhibitions where your photos are compared with others from around the world. Try to attend some competitions and see for yourself what the judges have to choose from. Start out in the club’s beginner class and learn what makes a photograph stand out from the rest.
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Annual Individual Membership is only $35.00
Annual joint membership with spouse only $45.00
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