RC Photo Club, Inc.

Welcome to the Rancho Cucamonga Photography Club!

The RC Photo Club meets in Rancho Cucamonga, California. We welcome all photographers who enjoy taking photos and sharing ideas. With bi-monthly meetings, photo sharing, photo challenges, contests, workshops, and guest speakers, we have something for every level of photography.

RC Photo Club, Inc. - Welcome to the Rancho Cucamonga Photography Club!


2014 Group Photo

H - Next Meeting

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
6:00 p.m.

David Dreier Room – James L Brulte Senior Center
Central Park – Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Limit to 2 photos total.  Prints 8×10 or larger.
Visitors welcome to participate.

Presentation:  “Critique with Live Photoshop Editing”
We’ll show you how to improve your images!
Send up to 2 image files, 1200 pixels on the long side,
by Tuesday, Sept. 30th
to Bill Wight at

H - Whats New


Meeting of Thursday, October 16th, 2014
“Open Subject”

Enter your photo print for our last contest of the year.
Your photo should have been taken in the past 12 months.

Bring in your contest entry either framed or unframed,
matted or unmatted, at least 8 x 10, no watermarks,
and please cover it before you check it in to the meeting room.

Members whose dues are current can enter.
One entry per person.
Voting will take place after intermission.
All present, including visitors, may vote for one entry.

Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place,
as well as Honorable Mention.

Remember:  Along with meeting attendance, photo sharing participation, and volunteering for this year, our Board of Directors will be considering all contest entries of 2014, as well as those who participate in the photo displays at Central Park this year to determine the year-end award winners.


RC Photo Club Elections

Deadline for nominations is
at our meeting on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014.

Elections – Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Vice President
Official Club Photographer
Member at Large
Member at Large

The roles of officers on the Board of Directors are outlined
in our Club Bylaws which are posted on the About Us page.

Tell us you will run for one of these offices by Wednesday, October 1st.
Contact our Nominating Committee:
Glenn Pedroche –  gpedroche@verizon.net
Shirley Goodwin — smsgoodwin@charter.net

At the October 2nd meeting, the Nominating Committee
will announce the candidates.  At that time, nominations can be made
from the floor, which need to be seconded.

On November 6th, members present will vote on positions
that offer more than one candidate.

The 2-year term of office will start January 1, 2015.
Installation of new officers will be at the January 22nd meeting.


Associated Artists of the Inland Empire
50th Annual
Fall Juried Fine Art Show & Festival

Congratulations RC Photo Club members!

First Place – Paul Speaker
“Livermore Barn”

Second Place – Albert Lipsey
“Toulon Sunset”

3rd Place – Shirley Goodwin
“Big Boy 4014″

Honorable Mention – Janis DeMaine
“The Backward Glance”

Honorable Mention – Paul Speaker
“Morning Flyout Sunrise”

Purvis Gallery Award – Janis DeMaine
“Vana Mazi Violinista / Italian Fiddler”

Bill Nord Memorial Award – Shirley Goodwin
“Big Boy 4014″


Bodie Night Photography Workshop
with Jeff Sullivan

October 4th and/or 5th

Details under Workshops/Classes.


Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk Claremont

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
8 – 10:30 a.m.


Founders Day Parade

Theme: Proud to be Healthy RC — Let’s Move
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Parade starts at 8:30 a.m.
Please arrive at the staging area no later than 7:30 a.m.

More details on our Volunteer page.

Sign up to walk the parade at
by Sunday, October 12th.


Photo Talk Podcast
Online and on iTunes


Episode #55: Composition Tips
Episode #54: Jennifer Kruger — Photo Marketing Association
Episode #53: Red River Paper
Episode #52: Jefferson Graham — Talking Tech
Episode #51: Erin Manning — Lifestyle Photographer
Episode #50: Peter Read Miller — Sports Photographer

Would you like to be interviewed about ANY area of photography where you have knowledge to share, such as techniques, tips, experiences, expertise, etc.? Please contact Anthony at

Best of 2013

Photographer of the Year:  Bob LaRock

Photo of the Year Paul Speaker

Most Improved Photographer of the Year:  Janis DeMaine

Runnerup Most Improved Photographer of the Year:  Annie Myles


Photograph of the Year 2013 – Paul Speaker