Last Updated: 24 September 2021 24 September 2021

Southern California Council of Camera Clubs

S4C logoThe Southern California Council of Camera Clubs (S4C) is a consortium of 18 photography clubs across Southern California, including the Thousand Oaks Photo Group. The S4C was founded in 1939 and has been a Council member of the Photographic Society of America (PSA) since 1953. S4C provides members of local photography clubs with unique opportunities to submit images into regional and international photo competitions, take part in regional workshops and meet members from other S4C camera clubs.

The S4C promotes photographic arts and education by providing venues for photo competition:

For more information about S4C, please check the S4C website or email the TO Photo Group's representatives, Hutch Hutchison (S4C Director) and Larry White at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Thousand Oaks Photo Group is consistent winner at S4C competitions, and you can review galleries of our past S4C competition winning images.You too can become part of our winner's galleries, but only if you submit images to the S4C monthly competitions.

S4C Key Competition Dates for 2021-2022 Competition Season


Open Date
Close Date
Sep 20 Oct 9 Oct 16
Oct 25 Nov 6 Nov 13
Nov 22 Dec 4
Dec 11
Dec 20 Jan 8 Jan 15
Jan 24 Feb 5 Feb 12
Feb 21 Mar 5 Mar 12
Mar 21 Apr 9 Apr 16