The Florida Camera Club Council (FCCC) is a not-for profit umbrella organization of 60 independent camera clubs throughout the state of Florida. The Council was established in 1959. Any member of one of the 59 camera clubs is eligible to be a member of the FCCC, without charge. To register as a member of the FCCC, visit Login/Register. To find information on our constitution, by-laws and FCCC officers visit About Us. For information on how to find a local club in your neighborhood visit Clubs.
The FCCC holds both Digital and Print Competitions three times a year in which the top 10% are awarded a blue ribbon and the next 15% a yellow ribbon. Images receiving a ribbon during the year in the three triannual competitions are entered into the end of year competition. In all four competitions, images are awarded a numerical value which is the average from three individual judges. To observe results of previous competitions, visit Galleries. To find information on entering current competitions choose an option from the competitions menu above.
In 2011 and 2009 the FCCC sponsored a three day photography conference in Naples, FL with photo workshops, photo outings, exhibits and well-known experts in the field of photography.
The next FCCC Sponsored Conference will be in the Spring 0f 2015.
Print Year End Competition
Congratulations to Christine Cook from DPI-SIG Naples Digital Photography Club for winning Image Of The Year for 2013 with her image entitled ‘Rainy Day In Tuscany”. Christine also won 3rd place with ‘A Family Moment’ in Color A Category. See all the winners in the gallery.
Special thanks to our great panel of judges:
Digital Year End Competition
Congratulations to Lorri Freedman from DPI-SIG Naples Digital Photography Club for garnering the highest score in the 2013 “Image of the Year” competition with her image entitled ‘Peregrine Falcon Kills Tern’. Lorri also received the next highest score with “Land of the ZebraWing” in the creative category. See all the winners in the gallery .
Many thanks to our great crew of judges:’
Digital Competition Schedule for 2014 & 2015 - Please note this is a change from the original schedule!
1st Triannual Digital Feb 26 thru March 25, 2014 – Judging April 1 thru 10
2nd Triannual Digital July 1 thru July 31 – Judging August 1 thru 10
3rd Triannual Digital October 1 thru 30 – Judging November 1 thru 10
Year end Judging – January 1 thru 10
Print Competition Schedule for 2014
Second Triannual – The Villages Photography Club May 7, 2014
Prints due May 1, 2014
364 Hengan Pl,
The Villages , FL 32162
Third Triannual – Wycliffe Photo Club Oct 9, 2014
Prints due Oct 3, 2014
Send to: Ira Abramson
10731 Northgreen Dr
Wellington, FL 33449
Moving up! These are excerpts from the rules & regulations pages. To clarify where you should be competing.
D. Reclassification Of Class, applies to prints and digital divisions
The primary purpose of competing in a class is to have your work compared to those with similar skill levels.
As a first time competitor you may rate yourself as an A (Advanced photographer) or B (Beginner photographer). You may voluntarily move upward from Class B to Class A at any time simply by entering that class. You must move yourself to class A after meeting the criteria.
No one may move downward from class A to B. without approval of the Competition Director.
E. Criteria for a move from B to A is as follows:
The criteria for moving from class B to class A is winning any award ribbon in the end of year Competition and/or accumulates 3 or more Award ribbons in the 3 TriAnnual competitions.