FSSP Camera Club

FSSP Camera Club

Welcome to the Fort Snelling State Park Camera Club (FSSPCC) website.

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Join us at our next Club Meeting:

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020, 9 a.m. Presentation by Gordon Dietzman

Location: Fort Snelling State Park

February Challenge: "Long exposure (more than 20 seconds) or panning"

12-Month Challenge: "Parks 2020." SIX photos taken throughout the year in 2020.

2019 Fort Snelling state park Photo contest

Award winners for the FSSP Camera Club were announced on Dec 31, 2019 during the Fort Snelling State Park Candlelight Walk.

The contest was open to ANY photographer. Photos must be taken in, or of Fort Snelling State Park or the Upper Post (the Historic Fort is excluded).

Photos were judged in the categories of:

  • 1. Flora (landscape, flowers, trails, trees, people, structures…)
  • 2. Fauna (wildlife)
  • 3. Macro
  • 4. Fun (abstract/Photoshop/composite/in-camera artistic filters…also photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, sharpening, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast etc…)

Please go to 2019 Photo Contest Page to see the winning entries.

People's Choice: "Patient Mama" by Jeanne Walseth

2020 Twin Cities Area Council of Camera Clubs (TCACCC) spring break photography event

Save the Date! The Spring Break Photography Event will be held Saturday, March 21, 2020!

The Spring Break team is putting together a great day of speakers and workshops. Spring Break is open to camera club members and the general public.

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020

Place: Spring Lake Park High School, 1100 81st Ave NE Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Cost (including lunch): $45

Registration: go to https://reg.planetreg.com/E113155141227357

There is no registration available at the door.

What's included: Schedule details will be announced. Programs will go throughout the day. Lunch, snacks and coffee breaks are included in your registration fee. Numerous vendors will be present. The day will end with the 2020 Interclub awards for individuals and clubs.

More information to follow. TCACCC

Photography competition info: TCACCC Rules

2020 yellowstone spring Trip

Several members of FSSP Camera Club are planning a trip to Yellowstone in May 2019. Please go to Upcoming Events for more information.

North Dakota Trip

Several members of FSSP Camera Club experienced North Dakota in May 2019. Check out some of their photos:

FSSPCC generally meets the first Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. at:

Fort Snelling State Park - Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center

101 Snelling Lake Road

St. Paul, MN 55111

For directions, please see our Contact Us page or visit the park website

Follow us in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FSSPcameraclub/