February 22, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – Esteban Toro

Making the Impossible Possible Esteban Toro seeks to inspire the community of photographers to dream big, pre-plan, plan and re-plan before, during and after a photo-trip to achieve outstanding images. We will discuss technique, composition and post-processing, but overall, storytelling to improve our photographs when on the road. Esteban Toro is a travel photographer andContinue reading “February 22, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – Esteban Toro”

Member News

Lee Backer is exhibiting a series of photographs inspired by the hanging scrolls of Chinese and Japanese artists from past centuries. He intends to create scrolls that convey a quiet beauty, such as might be found in the tokonoma (alcove) of a Japanese home. Twelve hanging scrolls will be on display. The exhibit takes placeContinue reading “Member News”

January 25, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Sarah Hudson /Gotham Whale

Gotham Whale is a New York City-based marine mammal research, education, and advocacy organization. Showcasing breathtaking photos from the Gotham Whale WANTED project, Sarah Hudson explains how the group uses photography for Humpback whale research and how you can help through Citizen Science! Sarah Ryan Hudson, Esq. serves as Gotham Whale’s Director of Advocacy focusingContinue reading “January 25, 6:30 pm (via Zoom) – Sarah Hudson /Gotham Whale”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

We are very happy to announce our holiday members meeting! This meeting will take place via Zoom only. You may submit up to 8 nature-themed images. Format each as a JPEG file, sRGB format at 72 pixels per inch, with 1280 pixels on the long side. Label each with your name and a sequential numberContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King

The Living Marsh In William Douglas King’s presentation, The Living Marsh, we learn how The Salt Marsh Nature Center in Brooklyn’s Marine Park became a diverse habitat, an ecological restoration project that has reclaimed nature’s ecosystem. Through his photography, William captures numerous animals, waterfowl, waders and shorebirds living in the Salt Marsh all year round.Continue reading “November 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom and in-person) – William Douglas King”

October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell

Photography with a Purpose How did we get here and where are we going? Jim will discuss his artistic journey and focus on how and why he utilizes photography as a tool for social and environmental activism. Jim O’Donnell is a writer and photographer based in Taos, New Mexico. An anthropologist and watershed expert, O’DonnellContinue reading “October 26, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Jim O’Donnell”

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”