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Photo Club - "Obscura"


Collin College's OBSCURA PHOTO CLUB is a recognized student organization that promotes the sharing of photographic knowledge and pictures. This is achieved through seminars and events that are organized by the executive team. Above all else, we encourage our members and everyone in general to get out and take pictures.

For More Information: obscuraphotoclub@collin.edu

Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Mellott
Office: Spring Creek Campus, I203, emellott@collin.edu

Officers for Fall 2015

President - Courtney Scholari
Vice President - Hunter Hershberger
Secretary -
Treasurer -
Alternate Office -


FotoFest Biennials
Houston, TX
April 2012

Society for Photographic Education National Conference
San Francisco, CA
March 2012

FotoFest Biennials
Houston, TX
March - April 2010

"Sprawl" SPE Conference 2009 - Dallas, TX
March 26-29, 2009

15 Obscura Photo Club members invaded the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Dallas for this year's Society for Photographic Education's 46th Annual National Conference for four days worth of artist lectures, technical workshops, and gallery tours. The photo club was invited by photographer and author Henry Horenstein to attend a private artist talk and reception at Photographs Do Not Bend gallery. While at the conference, Collin College students were thrilled to meet photographic educators, artists and other students from across the nation. More information about SPE can be found at www.spenational.org.

Seen/Unseen: A Collection of Photographic Works by North Texas College Students
14th Street Gallery - Plano, TX
March 7-31, 2009

Collin College's Obscura Photo Club presented, in conjunction with 14th Street Gallery, a juried photography exhibition featuring work from students attending colleges and universities located in North Texas. 16 students were chosen by Juror Hal Samples of Hal Samples Gallery in Dallas, TX to participate in the show. An opening reception was held on Saturday, March 7th.

Deep Ellum Gallery Walk - Dallas, TX
September 19, 2009

The Obscura Photo Club - in conjunction with the Hal Samples Gallery - featured photographic works by Collin College students in a truly unique venue. As part of Deep Ellum's Fall Art Walk, Obscura rented a 26-foot U-Haul truck and set up a functioning art gallery in its interior. The show was a smashing success!

Crosswinds: SPE South Central Region Conference
Thibodeax, LA
October 15-17 2009