Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm (in-person or via Zoom)

We are very happy to announce our first members’ meeting of the season! You will be able to choose to join via Zoom or to meet in person at our usual meeting place, the Metropolitan Opera Guild at Lincoln Center. All members will receive a Zoom link but we hope many of you will joinContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm (in-person or via Zoom)”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

For Members’ Night, seventh “Zoom” edition, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos. We look forward to seeing a stunning variety of locations and perspectives and maybe get some ideas for summer travel! Deadline for submitting images: Sunday, June 26 at 6:00 pm. You may submit up to 8 of your nature-themed images. FormatContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson

Photography and Creative Exploration Stephen has been pursuing photography and creative visual expression since he acquired his first camera back in 1983. He works with many different visual artists, both painters and photographers, and continues to enjoy gathering new inspiration from as many artists as possible. Stephen has been influenced by the work of FreemanContinue reading “May 25, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Stephen Patterson”

April 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Imma Barrera

An Artist in Residence, Capitol Reef National Park Imma Barrera will provide an overview of the work carried out as an artist in residence at Capitol Reef National Park. Capitol Reef is in Utah’s south-central desert and is possibly one of the least known of parks in the area. It is one of the bestContinue reading “April 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Imma Barrera”

SierraPhoto NYC Exhibit: Nature as Sanctuary

We are thrilled about our upcoming exhibit in the Gallery Undercroft at Church of the Heavenly Rest, 5th Avenue at 90th St. in Manhattan. Our theme is Nature as Sanctuary; photographers will show images of special places they have chosen as sanctuaries, places of refuge and peace found in natural environments that inspire a renewalContinue reading “SierraPhoto NYC Exhibit: Nature as Sanctuary”

March 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Marie Read

For Standout Bird Photography, Capture Behavior! In a world saturated with great bird photos, what does it take to create images that stand out from the crowd? One way is to capture bird behavior, and wildlife photographer and author Marie Read reveals how it’s done. Marie’s stories from the field are an engaging and informativeContinue reading “March 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Marie Read”

Save the Date: Zoom Meeting to be Held on March 23rd Instead of March 30th

Please mark your calendars! Our regularly scheduled Zoom meeting will take place on March 23rd instead of the last Wednesday of the month. Wildlife photographer and author, Marie Read, will offer insights into making successful bird photographs.

February 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Sean Crane

Staying Inspired by Staying Put Over the course of my career, I’ve photographed wildlife on every continent and in every US state. Discovering new and exotic lands, and the life that makes each place unique, is what I love most. But that all ended when the world went into lockdown in March of 2020. IContinue reading “February 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Sean Crane”

November 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Joel Simpson

Playgrounds for the Mind: The Metaphoric Eye This slide presentation dives deeply into the photographic landscape genre by skipping over traditional place-evoking views to look closely at the rocks themselves—in search of their suggestive power as metaphor. Having immersed myself in Surrealist and Abstract Expressionist art—the last schools of Modernism—I have discovered their themes inContinue reading “November 23, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Joel Simpson”