From the Chair, September/October 2013

Welcome everyone to our 2013–2014 Sierra Photo meeting season. I hope all of you had a good summer creating nature photography. This members’ night, we look forward to seeing your very best images since our June meeting. Perhaps you may want to submit some of those photos to our Calumet III show that opens inContinue reading “From the Chair, September/October 2013”

Members’ Night: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Come join us for some refreshments as we celebrate the end of the first year of photography in our new meeting venue. 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 theContinue reading “Members’ Night: Wednesday, June 26, 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, 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”

Harriman State Park, NY: Lake Nawahunta

The Fahnestock outing participants, still in search for even richer fall colors, decided to drive south to Harriman State Park. There, they were rewarded with a blazing autumn display around Lake Nawahunta. Yellow everywhere, in the trees, at one’s feet and reflected in the lake. Phragmites marshes beckoned through the woods. The late afternoon lightContinue reading “Harriman State Park, NY: Lake Nawahunta”

Clarence Fahnestock State Park, NY

Photo outing participants sought peak autumn foliage in Fahnestock State Park. First they visited Jordan Pond near a farm on Glynnwood Road. Then they explored Sunken Mine Road, an unpaved woodsy route passing by colorful ponds, marshes and streams. Photographers: Linda Calvet, Louise Luger and Charles Dexter (NOTICE: All photography in this gallery is copyrightedContinue reading “Clarence Fahnestock State Park, NY”

Bushkill Falls Park, PA

Photo outing participants visited Bushkill Falls, a private park in the Delaware Water Gap region of Pennsylvania. Its trails lead through the woods to waterfalls, streams and a pond. Autumn colors adorned the waterfalls and created reflections in the water. Photographers: Linda Calvet, Bill Frick, Steve Feingold, Valerie Mayers and Charles Dexter (NOTICE: All photographyContinue reading “Bushkill Falls Park, PA”

Nature: Inspired Moments exhibit

The New York City Sierra Club Photography Committee presents Nature: Inspired Moments, an exhibit of photographs at the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, 1 Center Street, 19th Floor, New York City from Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 19, 2013 Click here to download the postcard in PDF. Artists’ Reception, Thursday, April 4, 5:30–8:00 pm From theContinue reading “Nature: Inspired Moments exhibit”

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”