About Us - Shades Valley Camera Club
About Us:

History & Purpose:

The Shades Valley Camera Club, serving the Greater Birmingham, Alabama metro area, was organized in 1954 and has functioned continuously since its inception. The club's purpose has not changed - sharing the fascinating hobby of photography. Photographic knowledge is shared through competitions, workshops, field trips and friendships. The club embraces all photography styles across both film and digital mediums.

Club Officers for April 2018 - March 2019 Are As Follows:

President - Boris Datnow
1st Vice President (programs) - Ken Boyd
2nd Vice President (contests) - Barbara Maisonville
Statistical/Awards Secretary - Steve Grunfeld
Treasurer - Dan Connell
Historian & Archivist - George Ritchey
Communications Secretary - Ken Gables
Webmaster - Terry Yarbrough
Contest Projectionist - John Lovejoy
Member At Large - Ken Boyd

The Club Handbook:

Everything you always wanted to know about the Shades Valley Camera Club's charter and operation: Just click HERE

Club Meetings:

Unless noted otherwise on the calendar, all regular competition and business meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month (except December, where there is no regular meeting the third Thursday). Meetings are held in the auditorium of the Vestavia Hills Public Library (1221 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216: (here's a Map). Meetings begin at 6:30PM and end no later than 8:000PM.

No Shades Valley Camera Club mail should be sent to the above meeting address. Instead it should be sent to:

Shades Valley Camera Club
5762 Lake Cyrus Blvd
Hoover, AL 35244

Flickr and Facebook:

And don’t forget, you can also join The Shades Valley Camera Club on Flickr  and share your images with members and many others there.; as well as follow us on The Shades Valley Camera Club on Facebook
Candid Moment

Candid Moment

Delos Johnson

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