The Tacoma Photographic Society offers you an opportunity to join a premier photo club that will help you take your craft to the next level. Our members are always available to help other members improve.

We have two levels of membership. If you simply wish to participate in Society Activities, then a Society membership is for you. For those who are truly looking to grow their skills, then we highly recommend the Division Affiliate membership.


Society Member - $20 per year

  • May participate in only the Monthly Theme Print & Projection competitions (not the Open Division with no Theme)

  • May participate in club activities including:

    • Society Workshops

    • Society Field Trips

    • Society Sponsored Competitions

    • Society Socials

  • Best for beginners and casual members who don’t have time for all competitions.


Division Affiliate - $40 per year

  • Gets to enjoy all of the Society Member benefits plus:

  • May participate in all club activities that are not Society sponsored including:

    • Workshops

    • Field Trips

    • Sponsored Competitions

    • Socials

  • May enter all competitions - Open Division and Monthly Theme for Print and Projection

  • May request image critiques

  • Best for competitive members who have time for all competitions.



To become a member of Tacoma Photographic Society, here are a few simple steps you will go through:

  • Pay for your annual membership - We have two membership levels to choose from.  Pay via PayPal (you can also use your major credit card)
  • Please wait, while we process your payment.  That usually happens the same day.  If you have not heard back in 2 days, please contact us by clicking here

  • Create an Account or we will create one for you - This records your name, email address, and phone number. 

When you receive a Membership Approved email; it will ask you to Go to My Account Settings > Update Personal Profile and Organization Options and complete your personal profile.  Be sure to read about and make your privacy options choices.




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