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Our 175 members meet in Rockville, MD on most Wednesdays from September through May.  We strive to challenge members with stimulating monthly competitions, educational programs, exhibits, field trips, an annual photo essay show, and a monthly newsletter, the Lens and Eye.

We invite you to explore this site to learn more about NBCC. If you have questions, please   Contact Us.

What's New

June 1st End of Year Program

The video is available here.

End of Year Awards Lists and Slideshows here.


Membership Renewal Open May 15th to June 15th

The membership renewal period is open.  The renewal application and payment must be completed by June 15th.  A link to a description of the application and payment process is here. The application includes a section for you to indicate your availability to help with the many jobs required to make our club a success.  Please review this description of committees and volunteer opportunities.


Club Picnic - Save the Date - July 10th at 4PM

Details on the picnic and how to sign-up will be available soon via GordieGram and in the Members Only section of the website.  Rain date July 24th at 4PM.

Check out our Members Only area for access to:

  1. Online member directory;

  2. Member renewal;

  3. Club member photo essays;

  4. Selected program handouts

  5. Selected videos


Learn how to set up your sign in credentials here or watch a demo.

May 2022 Winners: Black & White Open
HM - "Morning Coffee"
HM - "Morning Coffee"

©Jack Rosenberg "Black & White Open" Print - Advanced

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1st - "Mexico Escaramuza Charra"
1st - "Mexico Escaramuza Charra"

©Erico Silva "Black & White Open" EIC - Novice

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2nd - "Air Balloon"
2nd - "Air Balloon"

©Jennifer Nguyen "Black & White Open" EIC - Novice

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Upcoming Events

July 2022

Jul 10
Club Picnic 4PM - GordieGram with Details and Sign-Up Info to Follow
Jul 20
Summer Board Meeting
Jul 24
Club Picnic Rain Date 4PM

August 2022

Aug 24
Special Event - New Member Orientation

September 2022

Sep 7
Competition - Open EIC
Sep 14
Competition - Open Print
Sep 21
Board Meeting
Sep 28
Program - To Be Determined


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will conduct our scheduled competitions, critique sessions and general programs online using Zoom, a web conferencing app.  Look for a GordieGram prior to meetings and competitions with details on how to join the meeting session.

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