Outings

Member Outings for 2022

All outings are “meetup only”, accessible by public transportation. Should crowded situations arise, wear a mask to protect yourself and others. For all outings, wear clothing appropriate for the weather (layers are best) and bring snacks and water.

Leader: Charles Dexter, 917-593-8381, call until 10:30 pm.


October 6, Thursday
(Meet 1:30 pm)
Central Park Conservatory Garden & Harlem Meer

Photograph October perennial flowers in the garden, woods lake and reflections in the Meer.

Meet inside the East 105th Street gate at 1:30 pm, shoot until dark (6:30 pm), possible dinner afterward. Note that Garden staff often prohibit tripods.

Subway: 6 train to 103rd Street Station.
Bus: M2, M3, M4

Conservatory Garden: https://www.centralparknyc.org/locations/conservatory-garden
Flowers: Bloom & Tree Guide
Harlem Meer: https://www.centralparknyc.org/locations/harlem-meer

What to bring/What to know: Garden guards often prohibit tripods. Wear good walking shoes, bring rain gear, snacks and water.


October 13, Thursday
(Meet 1:30 pm)
Inwood Park, North Manhattan

Woods, marsh, and river views. Wander 2 or 3 miles around the scenic inlets of Spuyten Duyvil Creek and the Harlem River. Possible late afternoon water reflections and ducks. Dinner nearby afterwards.

Meet 1:30 pm by the playground at West 207th Street and Seaman Avenue, 2 blocks west of the 207th Street subway station exit (A train) on Broadway.

Subway: A train to West 207th Street Station.

Inwood Hill Park: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/inwood-hill-park
Google Map link of approximate walking route

What to bring/What to know: Wear good walking shoes, bring rain gear, snacks and water.


October 20, Thursday
(Meet 1:30 pm)
Prospect Park (Southeast)

Woods, ponds, falls, birds, lake, people & late-day light. Shoot until dark, (approx. 6:30 pm). Explore Audubon Center Boat house area and Prospect Park Lake. Stroll 2.5 to 3 miles through the southeast section, starting from the Lincoln Road park entrance and finishing at the Prospect Avenue subway station. Dinner nearby afterwards.

Meet 1:30 pm at the subway station entrance on Lincoln Road.

Subway: B, Q train to Prospect Park Station. Use exit stairs at front of train. Google map link

What to bring/What to know: Wear good walking shoes, bring rain gear, snacks and water.


October 27, Thursday
(Meet 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm along route)
The High Line Park, NYC (Chelsea)

Autumn nature above the city, wild grass, old rail tracks, architecture, NYC skyline, art and people. Hike about 20 blocks (north to south) from West 34th Street to Gansevoort Street. Shoot until dusk, about 5:30 pm; perhaps dinner afterward.

Various afternoon meeting times at different park entrances up on top of the High Line:

1:00 PM – West 30th Street entrance between 10th & 11th Avenues
Subway: A, C & E trains to 34th Street Station

3 PM – West 23rd Street entrance between 10th & 11th Avenues
Subway: C & E trains to 23rd Street

The High Line (map info included)

What to bring/What to know: The High Line Park is crowded and passage ways are congested; tripods are a bad idea. Wear good walking shoes, bring rain gear, snacks and water.


November 3, Thursday
(Meet 1:00 pm)
Central Park, the Pond and North Woods

Fall colors in woods, pond reflections, stream and waterfalls. Long stroll through the park. Meet at West 103rd Street entrance at 1:00 pm. Shoot until dark, (approx. 5:00 pm); perhaps dinner afterward.

Subway: B, C trains to West 103rd Street Station

What to bring/What to know: Plan for long afternoon in cold weather and wind. Wear good walking shoes, bring rain gear, snacks and water.


Galleries: Past Outings

Click below to view photos from past outings!

3 Leaves, Red, Yellow and White
Autumn Red Maple
Bushkill Falls