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”

Guest Speaker: Frederick Charles, October 23, 2013

Light and Air The Sierra Club played an important role in my growth as a photographer. In a visual presentation of my work, I will trace the influence of John Muir, Ansel Adams and the Sierra Club books upon my photographic development. My use of the photographic medium for preservation and change especially involves landContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Frederick Charles, October 23, 2013”

Guest Speaker: Denise Ippolito, May 29, 2013

Bloomin’ Ideas and Pleasing Blurs Denise will cover techniques, both in-camera and Photoshop, for capturing beautiful flower images and creating pleasingly blurred flower and bird images. Denise Ippolito is a professional freelance photographer, artist and writer living in NJ. She was a moderator for birdphotographers.net, an online photography site where she worked in the OOTBContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Denise Ippolito, May 29, 2013”

Guest Speaker: Carl Heilman, April 24, 2013

Determining Creativity Every photo a person takes is created using the basic principles behind the aperture and shutter for working with depth of field, motion, and exposure. Carl simplifies the techniques behind these principles and applies them to working with more advanced shooting techniques and some fun creative effects. Carl will also show his video, TheContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Carl Heilman, April 24, 2013”

Guest Speaker: Jon Ortner, Thursday, March 21, 2013

A Photographic Pilgrimage into the Spiritual Heart of Asia Award-winning photographer, author, adventurer, and native New Yorker, Jon Ortner will give a personal presentation about his journeys to the majestic landscapes of the Himalaya and the mystical, spiritual centers of Asia. Jon’s choice of a career as a photographer was inspired by his first journey to theContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Jon Ortner, Thursday, March 21, 2013”

Guest Speakers February 27, 2013: Three-in-One—Eileen Duranko, Anton de Flon, Ann Littlejohn

Eileen Duranko Eileen has embraced photography for the last 15 years. Her art is best expressed as a passion of learning, experimentation and perseverance. She describes herself as a photo-artist. Eileen’s work has won numerous awards and has been exhibited widely. In Florida, she exhibited at the Armory Art Center, Cornell Museum, American Orchid SocietyContinue reading “Guest Speakers February 27, 2013: Three-in-One—Eileen Duranko, Anton de Flon, Ann Littlejohn”

Guest Speaker: Tim Grey, January 30, 2013

A Powerful Pair: Lightroom and Photoshop Tim is regarded as one of the top educators in digital photography and imaging, offering clear guidance on complex subjects through his writing and speaking. He’s written more than a dozen books on digital imaging for photographers, including Real World Digital Photography and Color Confidence. He has produced overContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Tim Grey, January 30, 2013”

Guest speaker: Robert Rodriguez Jr, November 28, 2012

BEAUTY WITHIN – A JOURNEY OF LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY Photography is the language of light, color, shape, texture, and emotion. Your ability to learn and use this language effectively is the basis of creating expressive and dramatic images There are no secrets in photography, only practice, dedication, and an open mind to the beauty and magicContinue reading “Guest speaker: Robert Rodriguez Jr, November 28, 2012”

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Wu, October 25, 2012

Nature’s Elusive Beauty: Composition for Nature and Landscape Photography Jennifer is one of Canon USA’s elite group of photographers, The Explorers of Light. Canon states, “The Explorers of Light program is a group of 62 of the world’s best photographers, united in their love and passion for photographic excellence. They also share a common desireContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Jennifer Wu, October 25, 2012”