Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

We are very happy to announce our holiday members meeting! This meeting will take place via Zoom only. You may submit up to 8 nature-themed images. Format each as a JPEG file, sRGB format at 72 pixels per inch, with 1280 pixels on the long side. Label each with your name and a sequential numberContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King

The Living Marsh In William Douglas King’s presentation, The Living Marsh, we learn how The Salt Marsh Nature Center in Brooklyn’s Marine Park became a diverse habitat, an ecological restoration project that has reclaimed nature’s ecosystem. Through his photography, William captures numerous animals, waterfowl, waders and shorebirds living in the Salt Marsh all year round.Continue reading “November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King”

October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell

Photography with a Purpose How did we get here and where are we going? Jim will discuss his artistic journey and focus on how and why he utilizes photography as a tool for social and environmental activism. Jim O’Donnell is a writer and photographer based in Taos, New Mexico. An anthropologist and watershed expert, O’DonnellContinue reading “October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell”

Many Thanks

Thank you to members who made a financial contribution to Sierra Photo NYC earlier this year to help with expenses during this complicated period. Anyone who still wishes to make a contribution can send a check (made out to Sierra Club, Inc.) to: Sierra Club Photo Committee 32-43 90th Street, Apartment 202 East Elmhurst, NYContinue reading “Many Thanks”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm (in-person or via Zoom)

We are very happy to announce our first members’ meeting of the season! You will be able to choose to join via Zoom or to meet in person at our usual meeting place, the Metropolitan Opera Guild at Lincoln Center. All members will receive a Zoom link but we hope many of you will joinContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm (in-person or via Zoom)”

Many Thanks

The Board wishes to thank Nina Edwards for her service as Board Chair over the past two years. Many thanks for the contributions of Pat Garbarini and the exhibit committee to produce a fantastic show this spring, “Nature As Sanctuary”. Also thank you to the many members who exhibited their work and to our sponsor,Continue reading “Many Thanks”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

For Members’ Night, seventh “Zoom” edition, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos. We look forward to seeing a stunning variety of locations and perspectives and maybe get some ideas for summer travel! Deadline for submitting images: Sunday, June 26 at 6:00 pm. You may submit up to 8 of your nature-themed images. FormatContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

Notes on “Hand of Man”

The “no hand of man” rule has guided our group’s photography and the choice of images for Members’ Nights for most of our existence. The recent relaxation of that rule may have led to some confusion about what to include (or not) in our images. Here are new written guidelines agreed to by our Board:Continue reading “Notes on “Hand of Man””

May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson

Photography and Creative Exploration Stephen has been pursuing photography and creative visual expression since he acquired his first camera back in 1983. He works with many different visual artists, both painters and photographers, and continues to enjoy gathering new inspiration from as many artists as possible. Stephen has been influenced by the work of FreemanContinue reading “May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson”