Scorpius Arch 1 - Pat Dortch

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, digital, and cell phone mediums.

Club Officers for April 2022 - March 2023:

President - Steven Grunfeld

1st Vice President (Programs Committee Chair) - Barbara Maisonville

Statistical Secretary - Kevin Cooke

Treasurer - Dan Connell

Historian & Archivist - Ken Boyd

Recording Secretary (Communications Committee Chair) - Carol Eidson

Member At Large - Penny Wegener

Webmaster - Carol Eidson

Projectionist - Allen Omoshola

Social Media - Jeff Ligon and Jenine Bastas

Field Trip Committee - Dori Boyd, Jean Dent, Brenda Miller, Julia Washburn, Penny Wegener, Barbara Maisonville, Jenine Bastas 



Raindrops - Boris Datnow

The Club Handbook:

Paid members will receive a handbook.

Club Meetings:

Unless notified all meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month (except December, where there is no regular meeting the third Tuesday). Meetings are held in the auditorium of the Vestavia Hills Public Library, 1221 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216. Social time starts at 6:00PM and meetings begin at 6:30PM and end at 8:00PM. No Shades Valley Camera Club mail should be sent to the meeting address.

Connect with us on The Shades Valley Camera Club Facebook page.