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”

Guest Speaker: Ron Magill, March 27, 2019

Walk on the “Wild Side”Joys of Wildlife Photography From your local zoo to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Ron Magill will show you how to get the best out of wildlife photography while having the time of your life! Whether photographing polar bears in the sub-freezing temperatures of the Arctic, lions on the scorching plainsContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Ron Magill, March 27, 2019”

Member Viewpoints: Linda Calvet, Lynn R. Cashman, Peter Post, February 28, 2019

Note that this meeting takes place on a Thursday night. We are honored to have three of our accomplished members share their diverse viewpoints and best work. Lynne R. Cashman: Rhythm and Color Inspire Intimacy Lynne R. Cashman has exhibited her work throughout the world. In 2016, her work was presented at the Berlin BiennialeContinue reading “Member Viewpoints: Linda Calvet, Lynn R. Cashman, Peter Post, February 28, 2019”

Guest Speaker: Gaelin Rosenwaks, January 30, 2019

Tales from the Open Ocean, Adventures at Sea From satellite tagging of bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean to drilling ice cores in the frozen Bering Sea, Gaelin will take us on a virtual journey to share her passion for ocean exploration and illuminate cutting-edge research aimed at understanding our complex ocean ecosystems. Gaelin RosenwaksContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Gaelin Rosenwaks, January 30, 2019”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Enjoy refreshments and share your work with fellow members as we celebrate the winter season. Bring up to 8 images in digital format, on a USB flash drive only (no CD/DVD/slides). Images should be sRGB, 72 ppi with 1920 pixels on the long side. Label each image with your name and a sequential number. UtilitiesContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 19, 2018”

From the Chairs, November/December 2018

Instagram is one of the most powerful ways to make your work known and to discover other like-minded photographers. Our Instagram page, SierraPhotoNYC, is up and running with 98 followers and counting! Photos posted to the page very quickly start accumulating likes and comments. If you don’t have an Instagram account, it’s easy to createContinue reading “From the Chairs, November/December 2018”

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”

Central Park Outing with Matt Hill November 15, 2018

Date: Thursday, November 15th (afternoon/evening)Location: New York City, Central ParkSubject: “Central Park at Night” workshop with Matt Hill.Meet: Corner of 110th St and Malcolm X Blvd at 3:30 pm (sunset at 4:38 pm)Note: there is a fee of $30 for this workshop.Leader: Harvey Kopel, 212-662-5272, harvey@kopel.us

Guest Speakers: Cindy Walpole and Chuck Fritsch, November 28, 2018

High-Speed Hummingbird Photography Hummingbirds were one of the first subjects of high-speed photography. Cindy Walpole and Chuck Fritsch will discuss the history of high-speed photography and its application to hummingbirds. They will share their methods for getting good images of hummingbirds in flight with minimal equipment and introduce some of the concepts that are theContinue reading “Guest Speakers: Cindy Walpole and Chuck Fritsch, November 28, 2018”

Date change for Shawangunk Sam’s Point outing

Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018Location: The Shawangunks (Sam’s Point Preserve or other location)Photograph: Panoramic high vistas, dwarf pine forest, rocky trailsHike: Stony trails, wet rocks, for two miles or so, some uphillAdditional information: Plan for cool fall weather, bring hiking boots, lunch, snacks, & waterNYC Start: 8:30 am, long day, dinner afterward.NYC Return: 10:30—11:00 pmLeader:Continue reading “Date change for Shawangunk Sam’s Point outing”