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

For this Members’ Night, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos.Deadline for submitting images is Sunday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m. You may submit up to 8 of your nature-themed images. Format each image as a JPEG file, sRGB format at 72 pixels per inch, with 1280 pixels on the long side. Label each imageContinue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, September 29, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

Members’ Night, Wednesday, July 28, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)

After our very successful Members’ Night in June, we look forward to hosting an “extra” Members’ Night virtually, via Zoom, on Wednesday, July 28 at 7 PM. For this Members’ Night, all are invited to share up to 8 of their nature-themed photos. We hope that in the not-too-distant future, we will meet in person;Continue reading “Members’ Night, Wednesday, July 28, 7:00 pm (via Zoom)”

News and Events

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers free access to digital editions of its out-of-print exhibition catalogs. Some of the offerings include books on the photography of Eliot Porter, Roger Fenton, and Paul Strand. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/libraries-and-research-centers/watson- digital-collections/metropolitan-museum-of-art-publications/exhibition-catalogs Claudia Schellenberg showed two works in the Bayside Historical Society’s Winter Art Show.https://www.baysidehistorical.org/virtual-art-galleries Carlos Esguerra is exhibiting works through MayContinue reading “News and Events”

News and Events

Mystery Solved! Our last issue featured a photo of Branch Brook Park of unknown origin from a 2017 member outing. Nancy Langer identified the photo as one of hers. The Sierra Club NYC Group is sponsoring its Sustainability Series via Zoom and makes recordings available on the web. See http://nyc.sierraclub.org for more details. Schedule (subjectContinue reading “News and Events”

Members’ Night II, Thursday, December 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)

After our very successful Members’ Night in September, we look forward to again hosting our December Members’ Night virtually, via Zoom. For this Members’ Night, all are invited to share their nature-themed photos. We will be utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform, a popular application, to present member photos and meet virtually. We hope thatContinue reading “Members’ Night II, Thursday, December 17, 6:30 pm (via Zoom)”

From the Newsletter Editor’s Desk December 2020

For this issue, real life created some interruptions and you are receiving an abbreviated newsletter. The photographs you see come from the 2017 newsletters and web site, including the cover from a member outing to Branch Brook Park (is this your photo – would love to give you credit!). Among the many changes that theContinue reading “From the Newsletter Editor’s Desk December 2020”

News & Notes

News and Events The Sierra Club NYC Group is sponsoring its Sustainability Series via Zoom and makes recordings available on the web. See http://nyc.sierraclub.org for more details. Schedule (subject to change): December 9, 2020: Population and Land Use Impact on the Emergence of Zoonatic Epidemics January 13, 2021: Carbon Free, Nuclear Free: Challenges and SuccessesContinue reading “News & Notes”

Visiting with Chuck and Helen Pine

Chuck and Helen Pine met at the Park West Camera Club in New York City and have been photographing together for more than 25 years. Both are eclectic photographers and have aimed their lenses at a wide variety of subjects over the last two and a half decades. Chuck and Helen share a passion forContinue reading “Visiting with Chuck and Helen Pine”

News and Notes

The Audubon Society has published its 2020 Photo Awards, in print and on a beautiful website.https://www.audubon.org/photoawards-entry The California Academy of Sciences’ Big Picture Competition has posted its 2020 winners.https://www.bigpicturecompetition.org The Nature Conservancy cancelled its 2020 photo competition, but 2019 winners are honored at:https://www.nature.org/en-us/magazine/magazine-articles/2019-photo-contest-recap/ The Nature Conservancy, along with the NYC Parks Department, has introduced aContinue reading “News and Notes”

Mike Moats – Wednesday, October 28, 2:00 pm (via Zoom)

The Properly-Equipped Macro Photographer Being a properly-equipped macro photographer is not just about the equipment, but also equipping yourself with the how-to knowledge of macro photography. Mike will cover the most important equipment for macro photography, how to control depth of field, a little about composition, and subject matter. Mike Moats is an international award-winningContinue reading “Mike Moats – Wednesday, October 28, 2:00 pm (via Zoom)”