Hilo Photo CLUB

"You don't take a photograph, you make it."

- Ansel Adam

Welcome to the Hilo Photography Club, we are based on the Big Island of Hawaii and we have been meeting monthly since 1978. Our members have a common interest in both technical and creative photography and enjoy sharing their craft/profession/hobby with others.
Member skills range from novice to professional. There are currently over 50 members from all parts of the island. HPC is a volunteer organization and members are encouraged to assist with exhibitions and various other The meetings feature slideshows by members and guest, activities, photographers, contests, critiques and information about the latest camera and digital techniques is shared. Past demonstrations and lecture topics have included matting and framing, digital infrared, Photoshop classes, programs about the pioneers of photography and much more. The HPC has frequent group field trip outings and occasional camping trips.




Vijay Karai – President


Lynn Nakkim- Vice President


George Jensen -Treasurer


Daisy Schenk – Secretary


Claudia C- Hagan -Outings Chair


Doug Halsted – Program Chair


Lee Schechtman – Newsletter Chair


Claudia C- Hagan – Website Chair

Chris Butcher

Hospital Project Coordinator

George Jensen / Stephen Clark

Keaau Humane Society

Jenn Griffith

Relay for Life

Vijay Karai

County Fair

The monthly meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, at 7pm at the kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana Street (above Kinoole) in Hilo. Visitors are welcome to attend!. Our Board of directors meet monthly for a potluck and planning session. Members are welcome to attend board meetings.