Photographic Society of America (PSA)*

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The Thousand Oaks Photo Group is a member club of the Photographic Society of America (PSA), a worldwide organization for anyone with an interest in photography. Founded in 1934, the Society is for casual shutterbugs, serious amateurs, and professional photographers. Many individual members of the Thousand Oaks Photo Group also enjoy the many benefits of individual membership.

PSA has members in over 70 countries. Individual and photo organization memberships offer a wide variety of services and activities: a monthly journal; online photo galleries; image evaluation; study groups; courses; competitions; an annual conference; opportunities for recognition of photographic achievement and service; and discounts on photography-related products and services.

To learn more about PSA and its activities, visit About PSA or email our Club Representative, Hutch Hutchison, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PSA Mission Statement

  • PSA promotes the art and science of photography as a means of communication, image appreciation and cultural exchange. 
  • PSA provides education, information, inspiration and opportunity to all persons interested in photography.
  • The Society fosters personal growth and expression, creativity, excellence and ethical conduct in all aspects of photographic endeavor.

2019 Southern California Event

The Southern California Roundup Chapter of the PSA conducts an annual event during the spring months. The location and date of the meeting varies, but includes a weekend of photo opportunities, meetups, and a general meeting with keynote presentations. The 2018 Southern California Event will be based at the Arlington Library in Riverside on Saturday, 16. There are photo-walks being scheduled for both Friday and Sunday of that weekend. Details are still under development. Follow the information at the PSA Southern California Chapter's website.

For membership information of general questions about PSA and the Southern California Chapter, please contact our Club Representative, Hutch Hutchinson, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*Information sourced from the PSA and S4C websites. Please refer to the PSA or S4C websites for more details.