The TPS needs a volunteer to fill the Print Competition Assistant position. Please contact Bruce Severeid to volunteer. We also need two website assistant volunteers. Please contact Cheryl Thielhorn. We can't have a club without volunteers! Thank you!

Get Inspired And Share Your Love Of Photography
Join The Tacoma Photographic Society!

We are an award-winning club with members of all skill levels and diverse interests. Join us and share your photos, skills, and knowledge!  The TPS was established in 1956 as a non-profit 501(c)(7) social club governed by a Constitution and Bylaws. 

Membership Has Its Benefits:

  • Learn from experienced photographers and meet new friends!

  • Enjoy photography outings, guest speakers, and presentations.

  • Club Event Calendar to keep you informed of all activities.

  • Improve your skills through the club’s educational website pages!

  • Participate in PSA, NWCCC, and the Tacoma Photographic Society Annual Spring Fair Photo Contest.

  • The Tacoma Photographic Society Annual Competition and Award Banquet is for members only

  • Social and Holiday gatherings

  • Take your photography skills to the next level with optional critiques at our monthly competition review meetings.

  • Monthly print and projection competitions (in-person & Zoom hybrid).

  • Meetings are open to the public; however, you must be a member to compete.

  • We meet September through June with time off in the summer in July and August.

  • All ages & skills levels are welcome whether you are new to photography or are a seasoned professional!

Click here to Join the TPS where you will be able to pay for your membership, create an account, and begin enjoying membership benefits.


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