Annual New Mexico Photo Art Show

Welcome to the Enchanted Lens Camera Club


We meet at the
Jewish Community Center
5520 Wyoming Blvd NE

Our Next Meeting
will be on
Thursday, April 6th

Our Speaker will be
Paul Schranz

Paul Schranz

Paul Schranz

Paul Schranz, Professor Emeritus of Art, Governors State University, IL will do a presentation about Group f.64 and the philosophy and vision behind the work of West Coast photographers Willard Van Dyke, Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Wynn Bullock, Morley Baer and Al Weber. He had the opportunity to personally know several of these photographers, including teaching workshops and interviewing them for a PBS photo history series.

Schranz resides in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where his photography was included in the 2015 Regional Exhibition, Here and Now, Las Cruces Museum of Art, and a solo show at the West End Art Depot. A solo exhibition of the Entropy series appeared at the University of St. Francis Gallery, Chicago, July-Aug 2016. An exhibit at the Wash Park Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, is scheduled for April-June 2017. Work was also included in 2015 in the Not the Obvious exhibition, Argonne National Laboratory Gallery, Chicago. His landscape portfolio was featured in Black & White magazine, August 2013 issue. In addition to a 44-year academic career, Schranz was a contributor to photo technique magazine for three decades, serving as editor 2010 -11. He was Director of the Preston Contemporary Art Center and Mesilla Digital Imaging Workshops, Mesilla, NM. Visit his website:

The objective of the Enchanted Lens Camera Club is to provide enjoyment and knowledge of photography to its members through their participation and efforts in club activities.

Doors open by 6:30 pm, presentation starts at 7:00 pm. If you are interested in joining, please arrive early! See the Meetings page for details about our bi-monthly meetings. Our meetings are open to the public and free to attend!

Membership entitles you to:

  • Workshops
  • Having your photos evaluated in monthly exhibitions
  • Communicating with members via our email list

Anyone interested in the practice of photography is eligible for membership.

Membership dues are $50.00 per year for individuals and $75.00 per year for couples or an additional family member. ELCC offers a reduced membership rate of $25 to students.

The dues pay for:

  • Speakers and Judges Honoraria
  • Monthly and End-Of-Year Awards
  • State Incorporation Fees
  • Meeting Facility Rental fees

See Club Info for more details about yearly dues and club by-laws.