Dubuque Camera Club

Are you a club member? Wondering what happened at the last meeting? Interested in what’s happening at upcoming meetings?  See the Meeting Notes page.

The Dubuque Camera Club is dedicated to promoting an appreciation for the art and skill of digital photography. If you are a tri-state photography enthusiast, you are welcome to join us! Being part of a photography club can bring new ideas and creative inspiration to your work.

Photography by Dubuque Camera Club members is on display at the Dubuque Museum of Art through December 2, 2018

The Dubuque Camera Club has a long history. We belong to the North Central Camera Club Council (N4C), an organization of over 40 midwestern photography clubs. Our members are eligible to compete in N4C photography competitions as well as photography exhibits and other fun events. 

This year, we hosted Blufftops & Visions, the 62nd annual N4C photography convention, to be held in Dubuque, Iowa, Sept. 13-15, 2018. Photo Gallery of Events Here.

2018 N4C Convention Dubuque Winners: Our club earned a total of 11 awards, including a first place in Digital Travel by Jose Garcia for his image of “Ciudaddelas Ciencias Spain” and a second place win for Ron Tigges in the Digital Altered Reality category for his “Racing into Reality” image depicting a race car. Honorable Mention winners include Pamela Brandt,  Kevin McTague, David Smethers, Ron Tigges and Jose Garcia.

If you are a tri-state area photography enthusiast, you are welcome to join our club. Please attend a meeting in order to meet us in person. You may print the Membership Application and email it or bring it along to a meeting. See the meeting schedule below, or visit the events page. For more information, please see our 2018/2019 brochure [updated Sept. 2018].

Dubuque Camera Club Schedule *

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:30 p.m., Sept.-May, at E.B.Lyons Interpretive Center in the Mines of Spain.
* subject to change
[See the events page for more details.]

♦ Nov. 19, 2018Storytelling in Wildlife Photography. Presentation by club member Andreas Exner. Starts at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. More information here.
♦ Dec. 3, 2018 @ 6:00 p.m.Holiday Party. For club members and their loved ones. Bring a potluck dish. [Note the early start. There is no second meeting in Dec.]
♦ Jan. 7, 2019. — Club meeting. N4C competition submissions are due.
♦ Sat. January 19th — Dubuque Bald Eagle Watch. Our club will staff a table in the vendor area.
♦ Jan. 21, 2019 — Club meeting. Movie night or presentation.


• February 18, 2019 – Our club will judge the Digital Black and White category of the N4C competition.
• April 15, 2019 – Our club will judge Digital Travel.

Dubuque Camera Club brochure

Club Officers 2018-19

President: Ronald Tigges (563) 583-7128
Vice President: Kenneth Kiss
Treasurer: John Leicht
N4C Reps: Cara Pusateri & Ken Kiss
Communications: Pamela Brandt
Public Relations & Events: Jennifer Tigges

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