May 31, 6:30 pm (via Zoom only) – Cole Thompson

Why Black and White? In his presentation, Cole Thompson will make the case that black and white is the perfect medium for nearly any subject. Interspersed between examples from his portfolios, Cole will share his photographic philosophies, such as: Never Listen to Others, Equipment is Overrated, and Vision is the Most Important Tool. Fine ArtContinue reading “May 31, 6:30 pm (via Zoom only) – Cole Thompson”

April 26, 6:30 pm (Zoom & in – person) -Lawrence Leyderman

Off the Grid and Behind the Lens We will have the opportunity for a look into Lawrence Leyderman’s lifestyle on the road as a photographer. He will showcase some of his favorite work, offer insights on the creative process, and provide information on gear and techniques. He will delve further into the outdoor lifestyle, toContinue reading “April 26, 6:30 pm (Zoom & in – person) -Lawrence Leyderman”

March 29, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Drew Doggett

Our Big, Beautiful World “Our Big, Beautiful World” is a 50-minute talk delivered by photographer and filmmaker Drew Doggett alongside his award-winning images and short films. It is at once a whirlwind journey to faraway lands, a riveting call to action, and an extraordinary argument for how all beings on this Earth are more alikeContinue reading “March 29, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Drew Doggett”

February 22, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – Esteban Toro

Making the Impossible Possible Esteban Toro seeks to inspire the community of photographers to dream big, pre-plan, plan and re-plan before, during and after a photo-trip to achieve outstanding images. We will discuss technique, composition and post-processing, but overall, storytelling to improve our photographs when on the road. Esteban Toro is a travel photographer andContinue reading “February 22, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – Esteban Toro”

January 25, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Sarah Hudson /Gotham Whale

Gotham Whale is a New York City-based marine mammal research, education, and advocacy organization. Showcasing breathtaking photos from the Gotham Whale WANTED project, Sarah Hudson explains how the group uses photography for Humpback whale research and how you can help through Citizen Science! Sarah Ryan Hudson, Esq. serves as Gotham Whale’s Director of Advocacy focusingContinue reading “January 25, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Sarah Hudson /Gotham Whale”

November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King

The Living Marsh In William Douglas King’s presentation, The Living Marsh, we learn how The Salt Marsh Nature Center in Brooklyn’s Marine Park became a diverse habitat, an ecological restoration project that has reclaimed nature’s ecosystem. Through his photography, William captures numerous animals, waterfowl, waders and shorebirds living in the Salt Marsh all year round.Continue reading “November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King”

October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell

Photography with a Purpose How did we get here and where are we going? Jim will discuss his artistic journey and focus on how and why he utilizes photography as a tool for social and environmental activism. Jim O’Donnell is a writer and photographer based in Taos, New Mexico. An anthropologist and watershed expert, O’DonnellContinue reading “October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell”

May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson

Photography and Creative Exploration Stephen has been pursuing photography and creative visual expression since he acquired his first camera back in 1983. He works with many different visual artists, both painters and photographers, and continues to enjoy gathering new inspiration from as many artists as possible. Stephen has been influenced by the work of FreemanContinue reading “May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson”

April 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Imma Barrera

An Artist in Residence, Capitol Reef National Park Imma Barrera will provide an overview of the work carried out as an artist in residence at Capitol Reef National Park. Capitol Reef is in Utah’s south-central desert and is possibly one of the least known of parks in the area. It is one of the bestContinue reading “April 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Imma Barrera”

March 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Marie Read

For Standout Bird Photography, Capture Behavior! In a world saturated with great bird photos, what does it take to create images that stand out from the crowd? One way is to capture bird behavior, and wildlife photographer and author Marie Read reveals how it’s done. Marie’s stories from the field are an engaging and informativeContinue reading “March 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Marie Read”