Members Spotlight: Visiting with 3 SierraPhoto NYC Members

Visiting with Claudia Schellenberg I’ve been a member of the Sierra Club organization for many years, I don’t recall exactly when I became active in the Photo Committee. I’ve been treasurer for about eight years.   I picked up a camera in earnest in the winter of 2006, with my cousin’s encouragement. I seek out natureContinue reading “Members Spotlight: Visiting with 3 SierraPhoto NYC Members”

Member Spotlight: Nancy Langer—meet Curiosa

Curiosa means “Curious Female” in Portuguese. I had the honor of officially naming the beautiful creature in the photo you see here. The Jaguar Identification Project, a non-profit conservation organization, collects data on individual jaguars in the Pantanal region of Brazil. After seeing my photograph from a recent trip and requesting additional information and imagesContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Nancy Langer—meet Curiosa”

Member Spotlight: Stephen Feingold

“Nature photography is like Wall Street, previous activity is no guarantee of future results.” — Stephen Feingold Nature subjects are the focus of my photography. I look for dramatic or harmonious designs enhanced by backgrounds that are as impressive as the subject. We cannot exactly reproduce nature with photography, due to shortcomings of equipment andContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Stephen Feingold”

In Memory of Pierre Henri, January 26, 1940 – December 19, 2017

Some people say that there are good subjects for photography and that there are bad ones, that there are appropriate subjects and inappropriate ones. I say photography is all about lighting and clarity, capturing a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. — Pierre Henri WE RECENTLY LEARNED of the death of Pierre Henri, aContinue reading “In Memory of Pierre Henri, January 26, 1940 – December 19, 2017”

Member Spotlight: Sharron Lee Crocker

I am a fine art nature photographer working primarily in the Hudson Valley and New York City. I don’t consider myself a documentarian—I focus instead on the ephemeral beauty and serendipity of daily life, whether it is ice that will soon melt, a bird that will soon fly, or a moment on the street orContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Sharron Lee Crocker”

Member Spotlight: Charles Dexter

Charles Dexter’s work is inspired by the photographic traditions of the Sierra Club. He joined the New York City Sierra Club Photography Committee in 1992. His photography is constantly enriched by his association with many of its members and the influence of their work. He has exhibited in many NYC Sierra Club Photography Committee GroupContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Charles Dexter”