Guest Speaker: David Akoubian, Thursday, October 26, 2017

Nature from a Painter’s Perspective Nature photographer David Akoubian was classically trained as a painter before turning to photography. Before venturing out on his own professionally, he studied with John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell, Bryan Peterson and other renowned masters of photography. David creates classic landscapes with a compositional approach he learned from hisContinue reading “Guest Speaker: David Akoubian, Thursday, October 26, 2017”

Guest Speaker: Bob Krist, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shooting for Story The best way to become a better nature photographer is to become a better visual storyteller. Today, when so much of what we nature photographers cherish is under threat, we need to take our stories public and not only show beautiful pictures, but bear witness to what we stand to lose inContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Bob Krist, Wednesday, May 24, 2017”

Guest Speakers: Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Nature Photography Submerged Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey have traveled the world documenting nature both above and below the waterline. They will present images from a variety of locations ranging from the cold, green waters of Alaska and British Columbia to the warm, blue waters of Cuba and Mexico. They will also show what liesContinue reading “Guest Speakers: Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey, Wednesday, April 26, 2017”

Guest Speaker: Robert Herman, Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Travels with my iPhone  Robert will be talking and showing images from The Phone Book, (Schiffer 2015), his collection of iPhone photos made while traveling around the world. He will also preview images from an upcoming book of his photos, taken in Italy. Robert Herman has been a street photographer since his days as a filmContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Robert Herman, Wednesday, March 22, 2017”

Guest Speaker: Gabriel Biderman, January 25, 2017

Voyage Into Galapagos Experience the magic of the Galapagos as explorer and travel photographer Gabriel Biderman shares his stories and images from his last two expeditions to these legendary islands. Meet all the animals—the ancient and Giant Tortoises, the Blue, Red and Nazca Boobies, land and marine iguanas, sea lions, Sally Light Foot crabs, theContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Gabriel Biderman, January 25, 2017”

Guest Speaker: Ira Block, November 30, 2016

Travel Images: See Beyond the Usual  In-depth travel images will stand apart from the clutter of ordinary photos on the Internet.  Photographers can create great images by looking more deeply into local cultures, by finding travel vistas with more layers of information, and through more dramatic lighting. Digital cameras that produce incredible files at highContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Ira Block, November 30, 2016”

Guest Speaker: Greg Miller, October 26 2016

It’s All About the Light! You’ve heard it before, and it’s true! Photography is all about the light. A mediocre subject in great light makes a much more compelling subject than a great subject in mediocre light. But what is great light? Greg’s presentation will explore how to recognize great light, the three qualities toContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Greg Miller, October 26 2016”

Guest Speaker: Katrin Eismann, May 25, 2016

Travel Light, Take Great Pictures Join Katrin Eismann, Sony Artisan, as she takes us along on her travels around the world to photograph in Chile, Cuba, Germany, Tasmania and Zimbabwe. Katrin will address how for her; less equipment makes for better photographs, why it’s important to not listen to the nagging critic in your head,Continue reading “Guest Speaker: Katrin Eismann, May 25, 2016”

Guest Speaker: Ken Hubbard, April 20, 2016

From Your Backyard to the Grand Canyon Whether you are standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon or just trying to capture the colorful flowers in your garden, here is the chance to get some helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects. This presentation will help you see and manipulate light, creatingContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Ken Hubbard, April 20, 2016”

Guest Speaker: Laurie Klein, March 30, 2016

The Magical World of Infrared Photography  As photographers we are looking for ways to stand apart from other photographers. Infrared is the perfect medium to do just that. Laurie’s roots as a landscape photographer began when she was a young woman being mentored by Ansel Adams. Infrared has been her medium of choice since then.Continue reading “Guest Speaker: Laurie Klein, March 30, 2016”