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”

Guest Speaker: Tim Grey, January 30, 2013

A Powerful Pair: Lightroom and Photoshop Tim is regarded as one of the top educators in digital photography and imaging, offering clear guidance on complex subjects through his writing and speaking. He’s written more than a dozen books on digital imaging for photographers, including Real World Digital Photography and Color Confidence. He has produced overContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Tim Grey, January 30, 2013”

From the Chair, January/February 2013

The new slate of eight Board members will be submitted to the membership for election at the January 30th meeting. The Board is responsible for planning our meetings, events and exhibits. The nominees include: Lee Backer, Charles Dexter, Bill Frick, Trudy Fritschi, Harvey Kopel, Ann Littlejohn, John Wazeter and Tom Wysmuller. The new Board’s workContinue reading “From the Chair, January/February 2013”

Members’ Night and Silent Auction: December 12, 2012

Come join us for spirits, refreshments and photography as we celebrate the holidays with our fellow members of the Sierra Club New York City Group. Festivities will include our Members’ Night show (bring up to 5 images), a raffle of Sierra Club items, Del Owens’ Mountain Rhapsody slide show set to music—and a silent auction of fiveContinue reading “Members’ Night and Silent Auction: December 12, 2012”

From the Chair, November/December 2012

We hope everyone weathered Hurricane Sandy as well as possible. For those who were seriously impacted, we wish you all the best and our thoughts are with you. At long last, NYCSCPC has a new website: Sierraphotonyc.com We want to thank Jacqui Bonavito for her countless hours of work, during the past few months, buildingContinue reading “From the Chair, November/December 2012”

Guest speaker: Robert Rodriguez Jr, November 28, 2012

BEAUTY WITHIN – A JOURNEY OF LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY Photography is the language of light, color, shape, texture, and emotion. Your ability to learn and use this language effectively is the basis of creating expressive and dramatic images There are no secrets in photography, only practice, dedication, and an open mind to the beauty and magicContinue reading “Guest speaker: Robert Rodriguez Jr, November 28, 2012”

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Wu, October 25, 2012

Nature’s Elusive Beauty: Composition for Nature and Landscape Photography Jennifer is one of Canon USA’s elite group of photographers, The Explorers of Light. Canon states, “The Explorers of Light program is a group of 62 of the world’s best photographers, united in their love and passion for photographic excellence. They also share a common desireContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Jennifer Wu, October 25, 2012”

From John Wazeter: A Special Thank You…

To our October speaker, Jennifer Wu and to Canon’s Explorer of Light Program Director, Steve Inglima, for bearing with us as we searched for a new home for our meetings. Jennifer agreed to some major changes in dates of appearance and Steve authorized a Canon-approved extension of Jennifer’s stay in NYC. Please remember their flexibility,Continue reading “From John Wazeter: A Special Thank You…”