101 Photo Club

Welcome to 101 Photo Club. Formed in January, 2016, the club is a group of professionals and amateurs that networks on a regular basis to learn and improve the craft of photography and to engage commercial photography.

We appreciate photography as an art.

We communicate ideas through photography.

We network to inspire each other.

We use photography to serve the community.

We grow together.


Membership Benefits
  • Monthly networking event
  • Educational seminar by renowned photographers
  • Photography outings and glamour model shoots
  • Portfolio showcase on Club’s website
  • Exhibits at public venues
  • Photo competitions
  • 30% discount on Workshop fees
  • 10% discount on Photography Class fees

And many more…

Our regular meeting is 1st Tuesday of each month 7:00-9:30pm at River of Life Christian Church, 1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054


Next Meeting

Minimalist Photography By Ricky Pan

This event will be held Tuesday, November 1, 2016  7:00PM to 9:30PM
Location:  ROLCC - 1177 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054


Minimalist Photography

Minimalism is a style that uses very simple design elements in its art work.  It is a very subjective concept in the art world that exists mostly in visual arts and music and of cause in photography.  In this seminar, Ricky will introduce Minimalist Photography and show you how it is different from the normal photography.  He will also teach you how to appreciate the minimalist photography, to see the world from Minimalist point of view, and finally to create your own very good minimalist photos.  This lecture will open up a whole new world for you and give you opportunity to explore the world in totally different ways.

Admission is $25 at the door.  Free for 101 photo club members.

Pre-register  [click here to register now] to receive a $5 discount on the admission fee.

Please note that joining this Meetup group does not make youa member of the 101 Photo Club.  Admission fee can be applied to the membership price if ticket holder joins within 1 months for a discount.  See website for more information.

Topic:  Minimalist Photography by Ricky Pan

* What is Minimalism?

* What is Minimalist Photography?

* What are the elements to create a good minimalist image? 

  Composition, Textures, Patterns, negative space, ...

* How to see the wrold from minimalist point of view.

* How to create your own minimalist photography.

* Tell A Story ...

** May have some hands-on sessions if time allow.

Speaker Details

Ricky Pan is an award winning photographer. His photos have won several awards: 1st and 2nd place awards from the City of Los Gatos photo competition (2013, 2014), Intel Corp. Global Photography competition headquarter site 1st Place Award (2016), San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory photo competition Merit Awards (2011, 2014, 2015), 18th Annual California Ocean & Coastal Photography Contest Honorable Mention (2016).  And more than 70 awards in minimalist photography special groups under Facebook.

He is the school photographer for Rainbow Chinese School and Silicon Valley Chinese School for more than 8 years.  He holds annual photography classes in Silicon Valley Chinese School.  And, he is occasionally on assignment to do Wedding/Event/Portrait photography.

He currently owns two systems, a Canon DSLR (70D) and a Olympus Mirrorless (OM-D EM-5 II).



101 Photo Club Annual Photography Exhibition

This event will be held Sunday, October 9, 2016
The event will run from thru 11/27/2016
Location: Saratoga Library - 13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA

Annual Photography Exhibition by members of 101 Photo Club. 

101 Photo Club will hold our annual photography exhibition at Saratoga Library from 10/9/2016 to 11/27/2016. 
Come visit us and explore the world through the lens of our fellow photographers.

Library Hour:

Monday 1 - 9
Tuesday 1 - 9
Wednesday 10 - 6
Thursday 10 - 6
Friday 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 6
Sunday 1 - 5

Library Holiday and Closures: 

October 10, Monday, Columbus Day, Closed

October 14, Friday, Staff Development Day, Closed

November 11, Friday, Veterans Day, Closed

November 24, Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Closed

November 25, FridayDay after Thanksgiving Day, Closed

Admission:  Admission is Free.  Invite your friends and families.

We hope you'll be inspired to create your own images!


Join 101 Photo Club

Club Members
Membership Renewal


Oct 9 thru Nov 27: 101 Photo Club Annual Photography Exhibition

Nov. 1 with Ricky Pan: Minimalist Photography


Sep. 30 and Oct 1st with Scott Robert Lim: Big Boy Lighting on a Dime, Two days workshop

Sep. 6 with Ken Fong: Cracking the Code of Landscape Composition

June 7, 2016 with Steve Kurtz, The Dynamic Landscape

May 3, 2016, Portrait Images Competition Night

April 2, 2016 Glamor Portrait Shoot at Private House

Mar. 1, 2016 with Rudy Pollak
Finish What You Started

Feb 6, 2016 with Hanson Fong
All About Looking Good, All-day workshop

Feb. 2, 2016 with Hanson Fong
Good Enough is NOT Good Enough

Newsletter 2016


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Contact Us

Phone:  1-408-567-0877

Email: apply@101photoclub.com

Location: ROLCC
1177 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95054


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