The Eastside Camera Club (ECC) is an active in-person year-round club that provides a friendly and positive environment for anyone interested in photography in Macomb County and surrounding areas of Michigan. Our informal and relaxed monthly meetings and frequent group shoot activities allow members with all levels of skill, interest and equipment to share and enhance their photography skills while enjoying the club's comraderie. Please see our About Us page to learn more about our club and what it has to offer you.


Upcoming Events

Color key:   [Monthly Meeting]   [Group Shoot]

Friday, May 31, 2024: Last day to email your digital 1920 (max) by 1080 (max) photo for the PSA Photo Evaluation competition to Bill Buchanan.

Friday May 31, 2024: Free Day watching the Detroit Grand Prix practice runs. Contact Pete for more information or to meet up with him downtown.

Thursday, June 13, 2024: Eastern Market Murals, in support of August's "Abandoned" special assignment, with a 5:00 PM meal at Vivio's Eastern Market. Lagerhaus #5. (might add Michigan Central Station before or after this. According to this article, there will be an open house and perhaps free ticketed tours June 13th from noon to 8pm. See Michigan Central's Events Page for details about this event.

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Monochrome, Very Best, Special Assignment "Farm Animals".

Friday, June 28 - Sunday, June 30, 2024: Howell Balloonfest.

(tentative) July, 2024: Bedrock Properties Tour in Downtown Detroit. Bill has a contact for Bedrock. (might add Michigan Central Station before or after this if it's now open)

Thursday, July 18, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Group Shoot, Very Best, Special Assignment "Bridges".

(tentative) August, 2024: Ann Arbor / Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum / possible photo-tour of Michigan Theater or State Theater

Thursday, August 15, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Nature, Very Best, Special Assignment "Abandoned".

(possible) August 24-25, 2024: Jackson Civil War Muster - 2024.

(tentative) September, 2024: Detroit Night Shoot (might add Michigan Central Station before this if it's open).

Thursday, September 19, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Color Creative, Very Best, Special Assignment "Landscapes or Seascapes".

(tentative) Saturday, October 12, 2024 (Rain date October 19): Belle Isle, Conservatory, Fountain, Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Thursday, October 17, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Monochrome, Very Best, Special Assignment "Street Photography" [definition]. Also, your prints for the 2024 Annual Print Competition are due at this meeting.

(tentative) Saturday, November 9, 2024: The Parade Company: theparade.org/tours/

Thursday, November 21, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting: Group Shoot, Very Best, Special Assignment "Night or Nighttime".

Saturday, December 7, 2024, at 7:45 AM: Pere Marquette 1225 - the North Pole Express from Owosso to Ashley - ECC's fifth (almost) annual extravaganza! (and a stop at the Holly Dickens Festival on the way home) [Our 2023 itinerary] [Photos from our 2023 trip] [Photos from our 2019 trip] [Photos from our 2018 trip]

Thursday, December 19, 2024, 6:30-9:00 PM, Monthly Meeting for Members Only: Holiday Pizza Party, submit 10 photos taken (preferably) during 2024.