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”

From The Chairs, May/June 2020

As these are the most unusual of times, the SierraPhoto NYC Group has had to adapt: the Board is trying new ways to provide safe activities and as much SierraPhoto spirit as possible. One of the ways we thought we could provide our members with an upbeat note and show our appreciation to three hard-workingContinue reading “From The Chairs, May/June 2020”

From the Chairs, February 2020

As we turn the corner on a new year and a new decade, we look forward to good things to come in 2020. Our spring exhibit, Nature as Sanctuary, should be spectacular. New York’s Church of the Heavenly Rest has chosen us to provide an inspiring milieu for hosting environmental groups in its well-trafficked GalleryContinue reading “From the Chairs, February 2020”

From the Chairs, November/December 2018

Instagram is one of the most powerful ways to make your work known and to discover other like-minded photographers. Our Instagram page, SierraPhotoNYC, is up and running with 98 followers and counting! Photos posted to the page very quickly start accumulating likes and comments. If you don’t have an Instagram account, it’s easy to createContinue reading “From the Chairs, November/December 2018”

From the Chairs, September/October 2018

Try…Instagram! The mobile phone-based app Instagram has become one of the most popular ways to share photographs and connect with other photographers. We are eager to use this forum to expand our presence by attracting new members and showcasing our members’ best work. Find our Instagram page by entering sierraphotonyc in the Instagram search boxContinue reading “From the Chairs, September/October 2018”

From the Chair, May/June 2018

Members’ Night meeting. We depend on your donations, so spring into action and de-clutter some of those no longer needed photography-related items! A maximum of five items in good condition will be accepted. We look forward to a full table of exciting choices on June 27 and guests are always welcome. This year, Nancy LangerContinue reading “From the Chair, May/June 2018”

From the Chairs, March/April 2018

We are still finalizing the details but during our next Members’ night we are planning our end-of-year raffle and hope to make it a fun evening for all. Now is a good time to look for those photography items you have taking up space which are no longer of interest. These may include books, equipment,Continue reading “From the Chairs, March/April 2018”

From the Chairs, January/February 2018

The holidays are now behind us and many beautiful snow scenes await those brave souls who venture out. For those who favor the warmth of home, the New York City public libraries offer an on-line video streaming service for card holders, Kanopy. It features films and on-line courses, including a series on wildlife and landscapeContinue reading “From the Chairs, January/February 2018”

From the Chairs, November/December 2017

Our board members and volunteers are busy working to enrich the experiences of members. A special “Thank You” to Jay Tanen for his work in securing raffle items as well as his auctioneering skills that offered some great bargains to the members. Jay and Nancy Langer are exploring some unique programs to expand our membership.Continue reading “From the Chairs, November/December 2017”

From the Chairs, September/October 2017

Welcome all to the new season and the exciting plans that await! First, to report on our year-end raffle in June, we wish to thank members and donors who made it such a success. Jay Tanen secured auction items donated by SONY, FUJI, FOTO CARE, NIKON, DUGGAL VISUAL SOLUTIONS and HAHNEMUHLE. Charles Chessler received aContinue reading “From the Chairs, September/October 2017”