Camera Club of Ottawa (CCO) Membership

Our meetings are held in person every Tuesday night from September to May.  Some special speaker meetings may be via Zoom only.  Please refer to the calendar for our schedule of meetings and events.

Visitors are always welcome at club meetings and we invite you to attend a meeting or two to get to know us. Send an email to for more information.

For full participation in the club, including competition participation, a membership is required.

Membership benefits

  • Participate in CCO competitions: Colour Print, B&W Print, Slide

  • Participate in CCO outings, workshops and special interest groups (SIGs)

  • Participate in discussions on the CCO website forum

  • Access to the club's newsletter, Shutter Release

  • Share your creations through a link to your personal website

  • Meet people who share your interests

  • Have fun and learn!


FULL-year Membership September 1 to August 31

  • Regular member: $80.00

  • Family member: $120.00

  • Student member: $40.00

HALF-year Membership February 1 to August 31 (for new members only)

  • Regular member: $40.00

  • Student member: $20.00

New Member Registration

To become a new member of the Camera Club of Ottawa you must create a member account on the web site and pay the membership fee.

Create a new Member account

  • Select the Create a new User Account and Request Membership button below.
  • Read the instructions provided by Visual Pursuits and read their Privacy Policy.
  • Create a Login Name and complete the required fields, highlighted in yellow.  A valid email address is required.
  • Pay the appropriate fee (see above) using one of the methods described below.

(Note:  If you are joining under a Family membership, each family member must create an individual member account.)


Renew a Membership

To renew an existing membership simply pay the appropriate fee (see above) using one of the methods described below and, once received, your membership will be extended.

How to pay membership fees
Fees can be paid by any of the methods below.  If you are paying for a Family membership, please tell the Treasurer the names and/or accounts of each family member.  Otherwise, their accounts will not be activated or extended.

#1 e-transfers (preferred method) - please make your e-transfer payable to the Camera Club of Ottawa with this email address

#2 Cheque - please make cheques payable to Camera Club Of Ottawa and bring it to one of the weekly meetings.

#3 Cash - If paying with cash, please bring it to one of the weekly meetings.

For new members, upon receipt of the payment and the User Account request, the club will activate your account. You will be notified by email as soon as the account is Active, at which point you will be able to participate in all CCO events. If you have not received notification within a couple of days, please check your SPAM folder.


Important Note:  By paying the membership fee, members:

  • Agree to abide by the CCO's Code of Conduct
  • Give permission to the CCO to copy and publish submitted images in Shutter Release, on the CCO Website and to display them at CCO exhibitions, or on Social Media.  The members retain copyright and will be given credit for any submitted image.

Create an Account

If you do not have a Login Name, use the button below to create an account and request membership in this organization. If you already have a Visual Pursuits account for any other organization, login with your account and use the menu "My Account", "Organizations" to request membership in this organization. That page will also provide links to other organizations.

If you are judging competitions or registering for a public event, you do not need to request membership. If you have an existing account with any organization using the Visual Pursuits service, login to this website with that account. If you do not have an account and do not need membership, use the button below to create a Guest account.

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