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”

From the Chair, January/February 2014

Once again, the new slate of eight Board members will be submitted to the membership for election at the January 29th meeting. The board is responsible for planning our meetings, events and exhibits. This year’s nominees are: Lee Backer, Anne Chamberlain, Charles Dexter, Eileen Duranko, Bill Frick, Trudy Fritschi, Harvey Kopel, and Tom Wysmuller. BoardContinue reading “From the Chair, January/February 2014”

Members’ Night: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Come share some refreshments with committee members and with the NYC Sierra Club Group as we celebrate our annual Holiday Season Party/Members’ Night. Members may present 6–8 images in either digital or slide format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm to load your digital images (memory stick or disc)into the computer or your slides into the tray. ToContinue reading “Members’ Night: Wednesday, December 18, 2013”

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”

2013: Encounters with Nature, December 3–27

NYC Sierra Club Photography Committee Returns to Calumet The Photography Committee presents its third Calumet Gallery show, Encounters with Nature. This December, 52 of our members will display 105 of their best nature photographs in an expansive group photography show. Following the success of our previous Calumet show, award-winning photographer and former Exhibit Director of theContinue reading “2013: Encounters with Nature, December 3–27”

From the Chair, November/December 2013

I hope all of you had a great autumn season filled with exciting photography! We begin the winter holidays with two events that celebrate nature with the images we create. Early December, we return to Calumet Gallery NYC, with our next big group photography exhibit, Encounters with Nature. Anastasia Tompkins has selected all new workContinue reading “From the Chair, November/December 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”

Members’ Night: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Come join us for some refreshments as we celebrate the beginning of another exciting year of photography at Lincoln Center. Members may present 6–8 images in either digital or slide format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm to load your digital images (memory stick or disc) into the computer or your slides into the tray. ToContinue reading “Members’ Night: Wednesday, September 25, 2013”