Remembering John Wazeter | December 29, 1940 – January 15, 2021

The passing of John Wazeter left those of us who knew him deeply saddened. He had a great influence on many of us and our photography. It is hard to imagine the world without him. We will devote our June 29 Members’ Night, on Zoom, to a celebration of his life with a retrospective ofContinue reading “Remembering John Wazeter | December 29, 1940 – January 15, 2021”

January 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Kathy Adams Clark

Butterfly Photography Butterflies can be found almost everywhere! They live on high alpine tundras, low arid deserts, moist tropical jungles, and temperate backyard gardens. Butterflies shimmer with iridescent scales and blend into the leaf litter with muted brown tones. These lovely insects can be a challenge to photograph because they are constantly moving from placeContinue reading “January 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Kathy Adams Clark”

February 24, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Ian Plant

Visual Design Techniques for Stunning Photos In this presentation, professional photographer Ian Plant will share some of his favorite photos from around the world, as well as some of his top composition techniques for making compelling photographs that get noticed. You’ll gain a better understanding of visual design principles from this inspiring presentation. Whether hangingContinue reading “February 24, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Ian Plant”

News and Events

Mystery Solved! Our last issue featured a photo of Branch Brook Park of unknown origin from a 2017 member outing. Nancy Langer identified the photo as one of hers. The Sierra Club NYC Group is sponsoring its Sustainability Series via Zoom and makes recordings available on the web. See http://nyc.sierraclub.org for more details. Schedule (subjectContinue reading “News and Events”

Members’ Night II, Thursday, December 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)

After our very successful Members’ Night in September, we look forward to again hosting our December Members’ Night virtually, via Zoom. For this Members’ Night, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos. We will be utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform, a popular application, to present member photos and meet virtually. We hope thatContinue reading “Members’ Night II, Thursday, December 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)”

From the Newsletter Editor’s Desk December 2020

For this issue, real life created some interruptions and you are receiving an abbreviated newsletter. The photographs you see come from the 2017 newsletters and web site, including the cover from a member outing to Branch Brook Park (is this your photo – would love to give you credit!). Among the many changes that theContinue reading “From the Newsletter Editor’s Desk December 2020”

News & Notes

News and Events The Sierra Club NYC Group is sponsoring its Sustainability Series via Zoom and makes recordings available on the web. See http://nyc.sierraclub.org for more details. Schedule (subject to change): December 9, 2020: Population and Land Use Impact on the Emergence of Zoonatic Epidemics January 13, 2021: Carbon Free, Nuclear Free: Challenges and SuccessesContinue reading “News & Notes”

Guest Speakers: Lisa and Tom Cuchara – Tuesday, November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)

Highlights Lisa Cuchara, Ph.D. is very passionate about photography, both behind the lens and in the digital darkroom. From birds and flowers to babies and UrbEx/HDR, she embraces the challenge of interpreting what her eyes see and her heart feels through her work. Lisa is PPA Certified as Master-Photographic Craftsman as well as Master ofContinue reading “Guest Speakers: Lisa and Tom Cuchara – Tuesday, November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)”

Visiting with Chuck and Helen Pine

Chuck and Helen Pine met at the Park West Camera Club in New York City and have been photographing together for more than 25 years. Both are eclectic photographers and have aimed their lenses at a wide variety of subjects over the last two and a half decades. Chuck and Helen share a passion forContinue reading “Visiting with Chuck and Helen Pine”

News and Notes

The Audubon Society has published its 2020 Photo Awards, in print and on a beautiful website.https://www.audubon.org/photoawards-entry The California Academy of Sciences’ Big Picture Competition has posted its 2020 winners.https://www.bigpicturecompetition.org The Nature Conservancy cancelled its 2020 photo competition, but 2019 winners are honored at:https://www.nature.org/en-us/magazine/magazine-articles/2019-photo-contest-recap/ The Nature Conservancy, along with the NYC Parks Department, has introduced aContinue reading “News and Notes”