Photographic Society of America (PSA)*
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.
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.
PSA Southern California Chapter
The Southern California Roundup Chapter of the PSA provides services and support for PSA members who live in Southern California. The Chapter hosts an multi-day annual event that includes inspirational lectures, workshops and field trips. The SoCal Chapter also helps recognize and publicise activities of Chapter members and member clubs. Follow the information at the PSA Southern California Chapter's website.
*Information sourced from the PSA and S4C websites. Please refer to the PSA or S4C websites for more details.