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”

Items of Interest

Information on the April and May speakers will be provided at a later date. Robert Smith is having his next show at the Viridian Artists Gallery from March 15 to April 9. The title is “Curtain Call” and may be thought of as a companion and continuing theme exhibition to his 2016 show, “It’s Curtains!”.Continue reading “Items of Interest”

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”

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 (7:00 pm – via Zoom) Showcase: Carlos L Esguerra, Sherry L Felix, and Louise Luger

Three of our members share their stories and selections from their work. Carlos L Esguerra: Sand Dunes as Inspiration This is a presentation on how sand dunes inspired me into serious landscape photography and how I learned to practice a minimalist, zen-like approach to composition. I will present images from my two favorite national parksContinue reading “Wednesday, January 26, 2022 (7:00 pm – via Zoom) Showcase: Carlos L Esguerra, Sherry L Felix, and Louise Luger”

Items of Interest

National Sierra Club members can view the online Winter issue of Sierra magazine and view a story by photographer Peter Mather and writer Emma Marris on the “Ice Bears” of the Yukon – a population of grizzlies pursuing very late-season salmon runs. https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2021-6-winter The Sierra Club Niagara Group is sponsoring a webinar covering the NewContinue reading “Items of Interest”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

For Members’ Night, sixth edition, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos on our Zoom call. We look forward to seeing a stunning variety of locations and perspectives! Deadline for submitting images: Sunday, December 12 at 6:00 pm. You may submit up to 8 of your nature-themed images. Format each image as a JPEGContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, December 15, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

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”

October 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Michael Hudson

A Life in Photography / Photographing Acadia National Park Mike Hudson has been a professional commercial and fine art photographer since 1989, but his first love has always been artistic nature and landscape photography. His award-winning work has been featured in many national and international magazines, websites, book covers and posters. He authored The Photographer’sContinue reading “October 27, 7:00 pm (via Zoom) – Michael Hudson”