About Us

The Iowa City Camera Club is a member club of the N4C (North Central Camera Club Council). We are a group of individuals who love photography and sharing our joy of photography with others. Our primary objective is to offer information in the art and science of photography, to stimulate creativity and experimentation, and to render services to others aimed at increasing their ability to practice photography.

We meet twice a month on the first and third Mondays at 7 pm from September through May. During covid19 we are meeting online using Zoom and hope to return to meeting in Room A of the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center which is located on the corner of Burlington and Gilbert Streets in downtown Iowa City IA. Dues are $30 single, $35 for couples and $15 for first year members. We send out the link for our meetings on our email list. If you are not on our list and interested feel free to ask for the link by contacting us here.

You can also find/contact us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/IowaCityCameraClub 

The Iowa City Camera Club has been named Small Camera Club of the Year by the North Central Camera Clubs in 1991, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. For 2020/2021 we’ve grown so we are now a “large” camera club in the N4C.

ICCC is 2018 N4C Small Club of the Year Award


President – John Johnson
Vice President – Mark Gromko
Treasurer – Mark Gromko
N4C Contact – Wilford Yoder
Web Page – John Johnson
Bulletin Publisher – Mary Dreckman

Some of our members photo web sites

Mark Gromko https://markgromko.smugmug.com/
Wilford Yoder https://www.wdyphoto.com/
Johnny Brian https://www.johnnybrian.com/
John Johnson https://johnajohnson.smugmug.com/
Susanne Gubanc https://www.sgubancphotography.com
Tom Ward https://www.twardphoto.com/
Howard Hinton Jr. https://www.remindersplus.com/
Randy Moyer https://randymoyer.smugmug.com/

2020 Harvest Photos

Several of our members went out to shoot corn and bean harvest photos courtesy of friends of Willy Yoder and Mark Gromko is kindly gathering those photos for your viewing pleasure at https://markgromko.smugmug.com/Harvest-2020/

Suggestions to help improve your photography

Great ICONIC Photographs

Wikipedia defines ICONIC photographs as photographs considered the most important in surveys where authoritative sources review the history of the medium not limited by time period, genre, topic, or other specific criteria. These images may be referred to as the most important, most iconic, or most influential—but they are all considered key images in the history of photography.

At our November 2, 2020 meeting three of our members showed work they considered to be by Great ICONIC photographers. To see photos by these photographers search Google, they are not reproduced here due to copyright considerations.

William Case Here is the list of photographers I talked about last evening in my presentation.

Joe Rosenthal
Yousuf Karsh
Weegee
Dorthea Lang
Henri Cartier Bresson
W Eugene Smith
Ansel Adams
Jerry Uelsmann
Philippe Halsman
Arnold Newman
Edward Curtis

Madhu V Singh: Here are the photographers whose work I presented:

Raghu Rai
Robert Capa
Stuart Franklin
Josef Koudelka
Alessandra Sanguinetti
Martin Parr
Andreas Gursky
Nick Brandt
Sebastiao Salgado
Harold Edgerton
Mark Gromko
Lennart Nilsson

Peter Rodd: presented photos by these photographers

Philip Hyde
Mike Abrahams
Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Bill Brandt
Peter Henry Emerson
Joel Meyerowitz
William Egglestone

In addition, here’s some links to what others consider Great ICONIC Photographs dating from 1827 to present day:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_photographs_considered_the_most_important
http://100photos.time.com/
https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/20-most-famous-photographs/
https://www.cnn.com/2013/09/01/world/gallery/iconic-images/index.html

Outstanding astrophotography

https://www.diyphotography.net/12-outstanding-astro-photographers-worth-following/

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