Welcome! We are located in Erie, Pennsylvania. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, September through April. In May, we have a Grand Finale Competition and the Awards Banquet. You must be a member to enter into our monthly competition.

Most meetings are held at the Mercy Hilltop Center, 2nd Floor ACTIVITY ROOM, promptly at 6:30 pm.  Please note:  Due to the coronavirus, it has not yet been determined when the Mercy Center will be available to us.  Check back for updates!
444 E Grandview Blvd, Erie Pa 16504 - enter door on WEST end of building, not the main front door. 

We are not affiliated with the Hilltop Center, only rent a room from them. Please do not contact the Center for club information, contact the Club Communication Director, Mary Kay Talarico, or 814-449-5936 or the President, Patty Raydo  814-823-9005.

TO JOIN THE CLUB, 3 WAYS TO PAY. (1) Mail check (Payable to Erie Photography Club) to Membership - Candy Felege, 9147 Francis Rd, Girard Pa 16417. Include name, address, phone number and email address (email required).   (2) Pay by PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD. Under ORGANIZATION > PAYPAL BUTTON and follow the instructions.   (3) Attend a meeting and pay by cash or check.  For new members, we must have an email address and a phone number.

Cost-- $30 - first time members, $40 - returning members, $70 for household, $60 for first time households.  

Click here for the  Erie Photography Club YouTube site


2020-2021 Meeting schedule.  This is the tentative schedule for meetings and competitions as we know them to be at this time.  We are as yet unaware of the impact that the coronavirus will have on our Club during the upcoming Club season.  Members are advised to check the EPC Website for updates and changes.  Updates will be posted as available and determined.  All dates and subjects/programs are subject to change.

Competitions include a General and an Assigned Subject competition. Please review rules prior to entering any competition. Only members may enter a competition.  

Sept. 12         Program meeting—Field Trip: Please note this is a Saturday @ 8AM to 10AM  at the Erie Zoo.  Cameras are needed and special opportunities will be offered for images at the Erie Zoo. The number of participants is limited, so this field trip is open to members only and advance registration is required.

Sept. 22        Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Shots in the dark   

Oct. 13          Program meeting: Urban Photography with Johnny Joo.

Oct. 27          Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Rain or fog

Nov. 10         Program meeting:  Light box and black cloth photography with Ellen Anon

Nov. 24         Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Silhouettes and/or shadows

December     Christmas party: Date, location and time to be determined

Jan. 12           Program meeting: Through my eyes - a tour of Presque Isle with Brian Berchtold

Jan. 26           Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Curves 

Feb. 9             Program meeting:  Tips on marketing yourself as a photographer and your photography with Patti Larson

Feb. 23           Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Peeling paint

March 9          Program meeting: Flash photography with Doug Hansgate

March 23        Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Gates 

April 13           Program meeting: to be determined

April 27           Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Disappearing history

May 11            Grand Finale Competition

May                 Awards Banquet - date, time and location to be determined


To order CLOTHING WITH THE EPC LOGO, go to ORGANIZATION at top of this HOME PAGE, then to NEWS AND INFORMATION. Details on ordering are there. 

Erie Photography Club is a member club of the Niagara Falls Region Camera Clubs. NFRCC. 



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