The Photographic Society of America (PSA) is an international non-profit organization founded in 1934, dedicated to the promotion of the art and science of photography. As an international organization, PSA is comprised of individuals, Chapters, Councils, Clubs, Federations, and Society members from around the world with active members in over 70 countries. The Society has one of the most extensive and historical photographic collections in the world valued at millions of dollars. The PSA Collections are housed in Oklahoma Central University and managed by one of the major curators in America.
Visit their website: Photographic Society of America.
We are also affiliated with the Chicago Chapter of PSA. The Chicago Chapter was the first chapter established by PSA in 1955. Anyone with an interest in photography is encouraged to attend a meeting.
Chicago Chapter PSA Mission
The mission of the Chicago Chapter of the Photographic Society of America is to provide an inclusive local educational and social forum for PSA members to engage in activities to enrich, improve and enjoy their experience of photography.
o To promote the art and science of photography as a means of communication, image appreciation, and cultural exchange
o Provide education, information, inspiration, and opportunity to all persons interested in photography
o Foster personal growth and expression, creativity, excellence, and ethical conduct in all aspects of photographic endeavor
Visit their website: https://chicagochapterpsa.smugmug.com
December 6- Competition (DPI only) 7:00 pm, Vail Room, Lake Forest Place
December 9 - Breakfast 10:00 am, Country Kitchen, 446 Central Ave., Highland Park, IL
December 13 - Holiday Party/Photographic Gift Exchange, 6:00 - 10:00 pm, White Deer Run Golf Club, Vernon Hills, Illinois