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”

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)”

Mike Moats – Wednesday, October 28, 2:00 pm (via Zoom)

The Properly-Equipped Macro Photographer Being a properly-equipped macro photographer is not just about the equipment, but also equipping yourself with the how-to knowledge of macro photography. Mike will cover the most important equipment for macro photography, how to control depth of field, a little about composition, and subject matter. Mike Moats is an international award-winningContinue reading “Mike Moats – Wednesday, October 28, 2:00 pm (via Zoom)”

CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Eric Rock, April 29, 2020

This event has been canceled. Travel Afar: My Journey with Micro Four Thirds Eric’s career as a photographer and guide spans two decades. He has traveled to the far corners of the earth exploring exotic cultures and wilderness environments. Over time, he came to realize that to maintain a creative edge, he needed to switchContinue reading “CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Eric Rock, April 29, 2020”

Our March 25th Meeting with Tom and Lisa Cuchara Is Canceled

Due to increasing health concerns in connection with the spread of the COVID-19 infection, and following the recommendations of the New York public health authorities to avoid large gatherings as much as possible, the SierraPhoto NYC board has decided to cancel our monthly meeting which was scheduled for Wednesday, March 25.  We hope to have ourContinue reading “Our March 25th Meeting with Tom and Lisa Cuchara Is Canceled”

CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Lisa and Tom Cuchara, March 25 , 2020

This event has been canceled. 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 CraftsmanContinue reading “CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Lisa and Tom Cuchara, March 25 , 2020”

Guest Speaker: Sherry Beltramini Pincus, February 26, 2020

Creating Unique Images in Iconic Locations Seeking to expand your portfolio beyond grabbing “the shot” where every photographer stands at the turnout along the park road? Sherry Pincus, photographer and veteran backpacker, will share strategies for accomplishing just that. While Sherry has visited many remote backcountry locations, she has also taken note of the moreContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Sherry Beltramini Pincus, February 26, 2020”

Guest Speaker: Christopher Ang, January 22, 2020

In his travels around the world, Christopher Ang has found that a common theme has been how habitat loss and climate change are driving (non-human) species extinction. Chris will present a photo essay of what he has witnessed in the field and learned from others about the plight of the last wildernesses on our planet.Continue reading “Guest Speaker: Christopher Ang, January 22, 2020”

Guest Speaker: Lester Lefkowitz, November 20, 2019

Close-up and Macro Photography in the Great Outdoors There’s an entire universe of beauty, fascination and intrigue on a scale not readily captured in conventional photography. This presentation will show you the basics of how to get close, and closer, to the wonderful details and never-ending curiosities you can find in the natural world. LesterContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Lester Lefkowitz, November 20, 2019”