Guest Speaker: Denise Ippolito, May 29, 2013

Bloomin’ Ideas and Pleasing Blurs Denise will cover techniques, both in-camera and Photoshop, for capturing beautiful flower images and creating pleasingly blurred flower and bird images. Denise Ippolito is a professional freelance photographer, artist and writer living in NJ. She was a moderator for, an online photography site where she worked in the OOTBContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Denise Ippolito, May 29, 2013”

Guest Speaker: Carl Heilman, April 24, 2013

Determining Creativity Every photo a person takes is created using the basic principles behind the aperture and shutter for working with depth of field, motion, and exposure. Carl simplifies the techniques behind these principles and applies them to working with more advanced shooting techniques and some fun creative effects. Carl will also show his video, TheContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Carl Heilman, April 24, 2013”

Harriman State Park, NY: Lake Nawahunta

The Fahnestock outing participants, still in search for even richer fall colors, decided to drive south to Harriman State Park. There, they were rewarded with a blazing autumn display around Lake Nawahunta. Yellow everywhere, in the trees, at one’s feet and reflected in the lake. Phragmites marshes beckoned through the woods. The late afternoon lightContinue reading “Harriman State Park, NY: Lake Nawahunta”

Clarence Fahnestock State Park, NY

Photo outing participants sought peak autumn foliage in Fahnestock State Park. First they visited Jordan Pond near a farm on Glynnwood Road. Then they explored Sunken Mine Road, an unpaved woodsy route passing by colorful ponds, marshes and streams. Photographers: Linda Calvet, Louise Luger and Charles Dexter (NOTICE: All photography in this gallery is copyrightedContinue reading “Clarence Fahnestock State Park, NY”

Bushkill Falls Park, PA

Photo outing participants visited Bushkill Falls, a private park in the Delaware Water Gap region of Pennsylvania. Its trails lead through the woods to waterfalls, streams and a pond. Autumn colors adorned the waterfalls and created reflections in the water. Photographers: Linda Calvet, Bill Frick, Steve Feingold, Valerie Mayers and Charles Dexter (NOTICE: All photographyContinue reading “Bushkill Falls Park, PA”

Nature: Inspired Moments exhibit

The New York City Sierra Club Photography Committee presents Nature: Inspired Moments, an exhibit of photographs at the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 1 Center Street, 19th Floor, New York City from Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 19, 2013 Click here to download the postcard in PDF. Artists’ Reception, Thursday, April 4, 5:30–8:00 pm From theContinue reading “Nature: Inspired Moments exhibit”

Guest Speaker: Jon Ortner, Thursday, March 21, 2013

A Photographic Pilgrimage into the Spiritual Heart of Asia Award-winning photographer, author, adventurer, and native New Yorker, Jon Ortner will give a personal presentation about his journeys to the majestic landscapes of the Himalaya and the mystical, spiritual centers of Asia. Jon’s choice of a career as a photographer was inspired by his first journey to theContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Jon Ortner, Thursday, March 21, 2013”

From the Chair, March/April 2013

Spring is coming and I hope all of our members can get out to and photograph nature’s reawakening in our parks and wildernesses. To help make that possible, we have scheduled outings to the waterfalls of the Delaware Water Gap Region, the cherry blossoms of Branch Brook park in New Jersey, the wild grasses andContinue reading “From the Chair, March/April 2013”

Guest Speakers February 27, 2013: Three-in-One—Eileen Duranko, Anton de Flon, Ann Littlejohn

Eileen Duranko Eileen has embraced photography for the last 15 years. Her art is best expressed as a passion of learning, experimentation and perseverance. She describes herself as a photo-artist. Eileen’s work has won numerous awards and has been exhibited widely. In Florida, she exhibited at the Armory Art Center, Cornell Museum, American Orchid SocietyContinue reading “Guest Speakers February 27, 2013: Three-in-One—Eileen Duranko, Anton de Flon, Ann Littlejohn”