Guest Speakers February 25, 2015: Three-in-One: Charles Chessler, David Francis, Judy Rosenblatt

Charles ChesslerBirds: Mostly Central Park Plus a Little South of the Border He never knew what beauty was lurking in the wilds of Central Park until he picked up a camera in 2005 and soon discovered an entire world in his backyard that rivaled anything he’d seen in magazines and on TV. He is happyContinue reading “Guest Speakers February 25, 2015: Three-in-One: Charles Chessler, David Francis, Judy Rosenblatt”

Guest Speaker: Sean Crane, January 28, 2015

Stories from the Field: Getting the Shot When the Subject Doesn’t Necessarily Want to Be Gotten  Sean Crane’s day job is as a creative director for New York’s largest advertising agency, but when he’s not convincing the world to buy things that they may or may not need, he’s out photographing wildlife. His travels haveContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Sean Crane, January 28, 2015”

Guest Speaker: Keith Ellenbogen, November 19, 2014

Expedition: A Journey intothe Underwater World Join acclaimed photographer Keith Ellenbogen as he showcases beautiful and compelling images and stories of environmental and conservation-based expeditions from around the world and back to New York. Keith will also feature his recent work using high-speed photography to showcase extraordinary images of animal behaviors and subtle movements thatContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Keith Ellenbogen, November 19, 2014”

Guest Speaker: Roman Kurywczak, Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Nature Inspired Come join Roman Kurywczak for his presentation entitled “Nature Inspired,” as he guides us through the exhilarating world of nature photography and the time he’s spent capturing the moments that have inspired him for the last 25 years. Roman is a professional nature photographer and Sigma Pro who conducts lectures and workshops acrossContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Roman Kurywczak, Wednesday, October 29, 2014”

Guest Speaker: Cristina Mittermeier, Wednesday, June 25, 2014

How to Shoot Your Passion: Techniques and Ideas for Social, Environmental and Cause-Related Photography Photographer and conservationist Cristina Mittermeier uses her camera as a passport to document the complex issues where conservation of wild nature and human needs intersect. Her subjects range from indigenous people of the Amazon to climate change and ocean conservation. CristinaContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Cristina Mittermeier, Wednesday, June 25, 2014”

Guest Speaker: Dwight Hiscano, Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Less Is More: A Simplistic Approach to Composition For this presentation I will discuss the principles of minimalism and symmetry, and how to apply them to landscape and wilderness photography. Using examples from my portfolio and several works from well-known artists and art movements, I will explain what inspires me and describe my attempts toContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Dwight Hiscano, Wednesday, April 30, 2014”

Guest Speaker: Charles Dexter, Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Scenes and Vistas from the American East and West There is a distinct difference between the rocks, streams, soil, flowers, skies and even the very light found in both the eastern Atlantic wilderness regions and those found in western Colorado. When photographs of these disparate regions are compared, these elements seem like they belong inContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Charles Dexter, Wednesday, March 26, 2014”

Guest Speaker: Tony Sweet, Thursday, February 27, 2014

Invisible Worlds Tony will delve into images that we cannot see when making them, they’re only visible to us during processing: b&w, infrared, panoramas, and extremely long exposures. Tips, techniques, and special equipment will be covered and illustrated. Tony and Susan Milestone conduct Visual Artistry photography location workshops in the US, Canada, Iceland, and Cuba.Continue reading “Guest Speaker: Tony Sweet, Thursday, February 27, 2014”

Guest Speakers January 29, 2014: Madeleine Barbara and George Grubb

Double Feature: Madeleine Barbara and George Grubb Madeleine Barbara—The Infinite Diversity of Namibia Her recent photo safaris to Kenya and Namibia have been extraordinary experiences. Capturing images of wild and exotic animals in their natural environment as well as photographing unusual landscapes has been challenging and inspirational in her work. While she never passes up theContinue reading “Guest Speakers January 29, 2014: Madeleine Barbara and George Grubb”

Guest Speaker: Larry Zink, Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Reenergize Locally We all look at amazing landscape images online from all around the world. Our favorite photographers continue to amaze us. Professional landscape photographers travel to all ends of the globe looking for the next great location. What makes those images so successful are the same skills that can be applied to your work locally. ForContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Larry Zink, Wednesday, November 20, 2013”