Southern California Council of Camera Clubs

S4C logoThe Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) is a consortium of 18 photography clubs across Southern California, including the Thousand Oaks Photo Group. The S4C was founded in 1939 and has been a Council member of the Photographic Society of America (PSA) since 1953. S4C provides members of local photography clubs with unique opportunities to submit images into regional and international photo competitions, take part in regional workshops and meet members from other S4C camera clubs.

The S4C promotes photographic arts and education by providing venues for photo competition:

  • Monthly digital image competitions. The S4C conducts digital photo competitions in four divisions (Pictorial, Nature, Photo Travel, and Photojournalism) between the months of October through April. All individual members of S4C clubs may enter images in these competitions free of charge. There are specific rules regarding image submission. The schedule for competitions for this year is provided below. Please review the S4C website for details about monthly competitions.
  • Year-end Competition. All images that have received either award or honorable mention during the monthly competitions are submitted to the year-end competition where the best of the best images are selected. The results of the year-end competition are presented a the annual banquet in June.
  • S4C hosts an Annual International Exhibition where photographers from around the world may submit photo images for competition. This competition is recognized by the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and is licensed by the Global Photographic Union (GPU). Please refer to the S4C website for details regarding the Annual International Exhibition.

For more information about S4C, please check the S4C website or email the TO Photo Group's representatives, Hutch Hutchison (S4C Director) and Larry White at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

S4C Key Competition Dates for 2018-2019 Competition Season

 

Competition
Open Date
Competition
Close Date
Judging
Date
Sep 22 Oct 6 Oct 13
Oct 20 Nov 3 Nov 10
Nov 17 Dec 1 Dec 8
Dec 22 Jan 5 Jan 12
Jan 19 Feb 2 Feb 9
Feb 16 Mar 2 Mar 9
Mar 23 Apr 6 Apr 13