SierraPhotoNYC Exhibit: Nature as Sanctuary

We are thrilled about our upcoming exhibit in the Gallery Undercroft at Church of the Heavenly Rest, 5th Avenue at 90th St. in Manhattan. Our theme is Nature as Sanctuary; photographers will show images of special places they have chosen as sanctuaries, places of refuge and peace found in natural environments that inspire a renewalContinue reading “SierraPhotoNYC Exhibit: Nature as Sanctuary”

From the Chairs, February 2020

As we turn the corner on a new year and a new decade, we look forward to good things to come in 2020. Our spring exhibit, Nature as Sanctuary, should be spectacular. New York’s Church of the Heavenly Rest has chosen us to provide an inspiring milieu for hosting environmental groups in its well-trafficked GalleryContinue reading “From the Chairs, February 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”

Members Night, Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Come share refreshments with fellow members as we celebrate the start of the Holiday season. You may present up to eight (6) nature-­related images in digital format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm so your images can be loaded for display. Some reminders: Bring images on a flash drive only (no slides, CD, or DVD). ImagesContinue reading “Members Night, Wednesday, December 18, 2019”

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”

Members Night, Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Come share refreshments with fellow members as we celebrate the start of the fall season. You may present up to eight (8) nature-­related images in digital format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm so your images can be loaded for display. Some reminders: Bring images on a flash drive only (no slides, CD, or DVD). ImagesContinue reading “Members Night, Wednesday, September 18, 2019”

Summer Break for July and August

The NYC Sierra Club Photography Committee will not have any meetings during July and August. Hopefully most members will have the chance to experience the out-of-doors in some remote location this summer. However, these three unique local exhibits may be of interest if you are spending free time in New York City. Check websites forContinue reading “Summer Break for July and August”

Members Night and Raffle, June 26, 2019

Come share refreshments with fellow members as we celebrate the end of our spring season and the start of summer. You may present up to six (6) nature-­related images in digital format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm so your images can be loaded for display. Some reminders: Bring images on a flash drive only (noContinue reading “Members Night and Raffle, June 26, 2019”

Guest Speaker: Tony Gale, April 24, 2019

Moments Across the 50 States Tony Gale will be showing work from his travels across the United States. He will share the highs and lows of his adventures and will go into the details on how you could pursue similar projects, efficiently and cost-effectively. Tony Gale is an award-winning photographer shooting for a range ofContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Tony Gale, April 24, 2019”