Great field trips are scheduled this coming season... Click the "READ MORE" button to check out the field trip schedule and sign up!

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Camera Club Video is here!

Have you seen the new Green Valley Camera Club video "Making Your Camera PERFORM"? - click on the "READ MORE" button to view the video.

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Site Links

Welcome!... to the website for the Green Valley Camera Club, a Green Valley Recreation member facility. Click the "Site Links" button for a handy list of site-wide links.

This Month’s Slider Photos

Photo 1Carl Sparfeld
“Steampunk, Old Tucson Studio”
No camera or exposure information provided.

Photo 2J. Pollard
“Old Tucson Studios”
Nikon COOLPIX P100 1/na sec @ f/7.1 ISO= 160 FL= 75.7 mm

Photo 3(no name provided)
“Dead Men Cowboy”
Nikon D700 1/500 sec @ f/5.6 ISO= 250 FL= 145 mm

Photo 4Belinda Brodie
“Gulf Fritillary – Tohono Chul”
Nikon D40 1/na sec @ f/5.6 ISO= 200 FL= 200 mm

Photo 5Judie Mitchell
“Bull Moose, Glacier”
Panasonic DMC-ZS10 1/na sec @ f/4.8 ISO= 125 FL= 14.8 mm

Field Trips

GVCC regularly schedules field trips to various locales offering great photo opportunities in our diverse area. This season included:

  • “Old Tucson Windows and Doors”
  • “Colossal Caves”
  • “Ruby Ghost Town”
  • “Gammons Gulch”

Learn More about currently available field trips and events. Sign-up may be required.


Studio Class


Many classes provide a wide variety of photographic interests, from beginner through advanced, including:

  • “10-Week Digital PhotographyCourse”
  • “Exploring Photoshop Elements”
  • “Photoshop Lightroom Basics”
  • “Matting Instruction”

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The latest News, Happenings and Announcements – always something new going on at GVCC! Read the Newsletter, or sign up for email delivery.


GVCC has many activities including Field Trips, Classes, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Social Activities.
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Over eight Special Interest Groups (SIGs), meet regularly each week. Topics include  Multimedia, Studio Techniques, Elements 101 and Beginning Digital Photo – an interest and experience level for everyone. No sign-up required – walk-ins welcomed!

New This Season! “Picassa” SIG – learn to edit and organize your images. Meets first Monday of the month in the Kino Room at 1:30 PM. 

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Steampunk ConventionFEATURED GALLERY!

If you enjoy weird, whacky, and fun events — Carl Sparfeld of the Green Valley Camera Club recently visited and shot the Steampunk Convention held at the Old Tucson Studios. Learn about Steampunk and view these very interesting images!

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OCT 6 2014 thru MAY 2, 2015
Hours are 9a-4p M-F, Sat 9a-Noon
Reopen with regular hours Monday, Oct. 6, 2014


Get your very own Green Valley Camera Club water bottles, travel mugs, buttons or men’s/women’s T-shirts in a variety of colors. (Please note the Club Logo doesn’t show well on dark colors)  Visit the Shop





MEMBERSHIP FOR 2014 – 2015 – It’s That Time of Year!

Beginning July 1, 2014, you can join as a new member or renew your membership, and it will not expire until December 31, 2015.

Membership fees for 2014 – 2015 will be $20.00 for one member and $25.00 for two members at the same address.

This year our method of payment will be by credit card only. There are two ways you can join or renew:

  • On-line on any computer outside the Camera Club (join or renew now!), or
  • On-line at the Member Services Computer in the Camera Club Lobby. Our friendly monitors are there to assist, if needed.

Need further information? Call Bruce Magnuson, Membership Chairman, at (520) 240-0517 or email him at

   Contact Information for Photo Galleries, Slideshows, & Videos:

(Click address to E-mail)

Copyright Statement:

All photos on our website pages are the property of our members and downloading or using the photos without permission of the owner is prohibited. 

If you have any questions about this site or want permission to use our member photos, please contact us at:

© 2013-2014 Green Valley Camera Club, Arizona

Website Standards:

 (under construction)

  • Image Files - JPEG, 1024 pixel size, at web-friendly resolution, preferably with Exif meta data
  • Presentations (recommended) - PCs:  ProShow Gold and Producer output to MPEG-4; MACs: iPhoto and iMovie (also Apple Keynote and Final Cut Pro) output to MPEG4, h.264 .
  • Video (includes audio) - MPEG4, h.264 codec; NTSC Standard; progressive scanning; 720p to 1080p resolution, 30 fps preferred; 16:9 aspect ratio preferred, 4:3 aspect ratio OK; maximum duration 15 minutes.
  • Website presentation and video plugins - Vimeo; shown directly in Wordpress website
  • Audio (only) - MP3; The free software program titled "Audacity" is a good audio editor.
  • Member Posts - Submissions: .txt and .TEXT files preferred; WORD.doc acceptable
  • Member Links - To non-commercial personal outside websites; linked in member's GVCC personal gallery/bio; and approved by GVCC Webmaster

Note:  There are other software Titles that are acceptable for developing and outputting suitable formats for presentations and videos to be shown in this website (i.e., Microsoft Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Flash, Adobe Elements, and Adobe Premiere Elements).

FEATURED PHOTO GALLERY -- "Hey Punk, You Wanna Pick up Some Steam ... ?"
GVCC members are invited to submit their images for this featured gallery that is currently displayed. Subject matter should support the gallery title. Instructions on how to submit images for our website galleries are provided on the GVCC "Photographic Image Submission Form" that is available on the sidebar of Gallery pages in this website.  Any questions - contact Jim Roberts by email to:
If you enjoy weird, whacky, and fun events: Carl Sparfeld of the Green Valley Camera Club recently visited and shot the Steampunk Convention held at the Old Tucson Studios. "In three short words, steampunk is Victorian science fiction." Learn much more about Steampunk and view these very interesting images.
Looking forward to next season, the Featured Photo Galleries will be chosen from member suggestions.
We invite you to send in  your ideas for future Featured Photo Galleries.  Have a great Summer!
Click here to view the Featured Photo Gallery.

Take a little time to view the pages and see what your Camera Club has to offer!