Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Come celebrate the holiday season and share your best images with fellow members. You may present up to 8 images in digital format. Bring images on a flash drive only (no slides, CD, or DVD). Images should be sRGB, 72 ppi with 1920 pixels on the long side. Please name the images with your nameContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 20, 2017”

From the Chairs, November/December 2017

Our board members and volunteers are busy working to enrich the experiences of members. A special “Thank You” to Jay Tanen for his work in securing raffle items as well as his auctioneering skills that offered some great bargains to the members. Jay and Nancy Langer are exploring some unique programs to expand our membership.Continue reading “From the Chairs, November/December 2017”

Guest Speaker: Matt Hill, Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Golden Age of Night Photography Matt Hill has pursued a fascination with the dilation of time by combining light, motion and long exposure photography for 25+ years.  His explorations of the pristine landscapes of America’s National Parks, combined with his creative edginess, equals a body of work that reveals the beauty in darker side ofContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Matt Hill, Wednesday, November 29, 2017”

Guest Speaker: David Akoubian, Thursday, October 26, 2017

Nature from a Painter’s Perspective Nature photographer David Akoubian was classically trained as a painter before turning to photography. Before venturing out on his own professionally, he studied with John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell, Bryan Peterson and other renowned masters of photography. David creates classic landscapes with a compositional approach he learned from hisContinue reading “Guest Speaker: David Akoubian, Thursday, October 26, 2017”

From the Chairs, September/October 2017

Welcome all to the new season and the exciting plans that await! First, to report on our year-end raffle in June, we wish to thank members and donors who made it such a success. Jay Tanen secured auction items donated by SONY, FUJI, FOTO CARE, NIKON, DUGGAL VISUAL SOLUTIONS and HAHNEMUHLE. Charles Chessler received aContinue reading “From the Chairs, September/October 2017”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Come meet fellow members and share your best images from the summer! Members may present 6–8 images in digital format. Please arrive by 6:15 pm to load your images. Bring digital images on a flash drive only (no slides, CD or DVD). Images should be sRGB, 72 ppi with 1920 pixels on the long side.Continue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 27, 2017”

Members’ Night and Raffle, Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Come meet fellow members, enjoy refreshments, and share your best images from the past year. Members may present 6–8 images in digital format. Please bring digital images on a flash drive only (no slides, CD or DVD). Images should be sRGB, 72 ppi with 1920 pixels on the long side. Please arrive by 6:15 pmContinue reading “Members’ Night and Raffle, Wednesday, June 28, 2017”

From the Chairs, May/June 2017

As evidenced by the colorful profusion of buds and blossoms, the long-awaited Spring has arrived! It is a welcoming sight to witness these new arrivals and capture the images we see in our parks, the green markets and the many community gardens. We encourage you to photograph and post them on the Facebook “Friends ofContinue reading “From the Chairs, May/June 2017”

Guest Speaker: Bob Krist, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shooting for Story The best way to become a better nature photographer is to become a better visual storyteller. Today, when so much of what we nature photographers cherish is under threat, we need to take our stories public and not only show beautiful pictures, but bear witness to what we stand to lose inContinue reading “Guest Speaker: Bob Krist, Wednesday, May 24, 2017”

Guest Speakers: Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey, Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Nature Photography Submerged Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey have traveled the world documenting nature both above and below the waterline. They will present images from a variety of locations ranging from the cold, green waters of Alaska and British Columbia to the warm, blue waters of Cuba and Mexico. They will also show what liesContinue reading “Guest Speakers: Larry Cohen and Olga Torrey, Wednesday, April 26, 2017”