Welcome to the Erie Photography Club Web Page. 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
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 Erie Photography Club, send your dues (Payable to Erie Photography Club) to Membership - Candy Felege, 9147 Francis Rd, Girard Pa 16417

Cost-- $30 for first time members, $40 for returning members, $70 for household. Send a check made out to the Erie Photography Club with your name, address, phone number and an email address (email required).

Click here for the  Erie Photography Club YouTube site

THE NFRCC PROGRAM GUIDE BOOK IS ON LINE AT It is a PDF and lists all the club and their programs for the season. It lists the NFRCC rules of competitions and information of the Fall Seminar and the Can-AM expo.

2019-2020 Meeting schedule   (Tentative Schedule for the 2019-2020 Club Year)

Please note this schedule is subject to change.  Updates will be posted as available.

Sept. 7th      Program meeting—Field Trip: Please note this is a Saturday @ 4PM  at Asbury Woods, 4105 Asbury Road - Macro Photography with Bob Grubbs.  We will meet at the Asbury Woods meadow, just South of the main entrance.  There is a parking lot there.  Bring your camera with a macro lens or equivalent and a tripod.  If you do not have this equipment, bring what you have.  Bob will bring whatever else is needed.  

Sept. 24th    Competition meeting: Assigned subject - A play on words

Oct. 8th       Program meeting: Basic and intermediate editing in Photoshop with Ellen Anon, hands on, bring your laptop  - make sure your laptops are on full power

Oct. 22nd      Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Aircraft (of any sort)

Nov. 12th      Program meeting:  Lightroom with Kathy Welte. This will be a hands on basic tutorial, so bring your laptop.

Nov. 26th      Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Bugs and other crawly things 

December 17, 2019 6pm Christmas party: Elks Lodge, 2409 Peninsula Dr, $15pp.includes food. Cash bar.

Jan. 14th        Program meeting: Paul Gibbens - Time Lapse Photography

Jan. 28th        Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Autumn

Feb. 18th        Program meeting: **UPDATE - First of all, please note that this meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month (18th) and it will not be held at the Mercy Center. 

We will meet  with Robert Frank in his studio at 1940 West 8th Street at 6:30 PM.  

Topic will be Flash Photography.  More details to follow, check the newsletter.

Feb. 25th        Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Small Town America

March 10th     Program meeting: Wildlife with Donna Brok

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE!!  The Mercy Center is closed until at least March 29th.  Our March 24th meeting will not happen.  We will attempt to reschedule it or at least have the judge do a private review of the images and assign them a score.  Please submit your images into the March competition as usual.  Additional updates on this and our other remaining meetings will be issued as additional information becomes available.  

March 24th     Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Something white 

April 14th        Program meeting: Sports with Mike Dziak CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC 

April 28th        Competition meeting: Assigned subject - Churches/Religion


May 12th         Grand Finale Competition

May 19th 6:30pm Awards Banquet-Erie Yacht Club

Unless notified otherwise, all meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month beginning promptly at 6:30 pm at the Mercy Hilltop Center, 2nd floor activity room. The Mercy Hilltop Center is located at 444 East Grandview Blvd, Erie, PA 16504. Please enter the building through the west entrance, not the main front door. Meetings begin on the second Tuesday in September and run through the first meeting in May. The second meeting in May is the annual awards banquet.

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