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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

Welcome, New Members!

Please join us in welcoming our newest members:

Debby Berlyne, Meg Clarke, Kathy Flannery, Bennett Fletcher, Elisa Gladstone, Chris Holmes, Beth Irons, Nancy Knutson, Ivan Kovac, David Mosher, Bob Paddison, Isaac Rosenberg, and Gary Slayen.


New Procedures for Meetings; Print Competition Alert

Details are in the September newsletter.

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.


Starting in September, all events will be (H)ybrid (held in person at the church with a Zoom option) unless specifically identified as (V)irtual (only on Zoom and not in person). Links will be sent by GordieGram.


Masks (N95 or KN95) will be required by all in attendance except for the speaker/judge and presenters.  Food will not be served during the break. You may bring water but are asked to only drink it when not in the meeting room.


Board meetings will be (V)irtual.

September 2022 Winners: Open
1st - "Natural spot of light"
1st - "Natural spot of light"

©Jennifer Nguyen Open EIC - Novice

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2nd - "Chesapeake Bay Container Ship"
2nd - "Chesapeake Bay Container Ship"

©Janice Solomon Open EIC - Novice

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HM - "Black Skimmer with Fish"
HM - "Black Skimmer with Fish"

©Dick Pelroy "Open" Print - Advanced

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1st - "Natural spot of light"
1st - "Natural spot of light"

©Jennifer Nguyen Open EIC - Novice

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Upcoming Events

October 2022

November 2022

Oct 9
Submissions Closed 7:30PM for October EIC and Print Competition
Oct 12
Competition: Close-up/Macro-EIC & Print
Oct 19
Board Meeting (Virtual)
Oct 26
Program: Angie McMonigal (Virtual)
Oct 26
Submissions Accepted for November EIC Competition
Oct 30
Submissions Closed 7:30PM for November EIC Competition
Nov 2
Competition: B&W Open EIC
Nov 2
Submissions Accepted for November Print Competition
Nov 6
Submissions Closed 7:30PM for November Print Competition
Nov 9
Competition: B&W Open Print
Nov 16
Board Meeting (Virtual)
Nov 23
No Meeting: Thanksgiving
Nov 30
Program: Silver Water Collective (Virtual)
Nov 30
Submissions Accepted for December EIC & Print Competitions

December 2022

Dec 4
Submissions Closed 7:30PM for December EIC & Print Competitions
Dec 7
Competition: Environmental Portraits EIC & Print
Dec 14
Board Meeting (Virtual)
Dec 21
Program: Three Panel Critique (Virtual)
Dec 28
No Meeting: Winter Break

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