From The Chairs, May/June 2020

As these are the most unusual of times, the SierraPhoto NYC Group has had to adapt: the Board is trying new ways to provide safe activities and as much SierraPhoto spirit as possible. One of the ways we thought we could provide our members with an upbeat note and show our appreciation to three hard-workingContinue reading “From The Chairs, May/June 2020”

Members Spotlight: Visiting with 3 SierraPhoto NYC Members

Visiting with Claudia Schellenberg I’ve been a member of the Sierra Club organization for many years, I don’t recall exactly when I became active in the Photo Committee. I’ve been treasurer for about eight years.   I picked up a camera in earnest in the winter of 2006, with my cousin’s encouragement. I seek out natureContinue reading “Members Spotlight: Visiting with 3 SierraPhoto NYC Members”

Virtual Members Night on Instagram – Enter by May 27

Since we’ve had to cancel our popular Members’ Night in May because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re organizing a Virtual Members’ Night through Instagram. We are all confined to our homes, except for the occasional trip to the store or a walk in the park. As photographers, we may feel the need to use ourContinue reading “Virtual Members Night on Instagram – Enter by May 27”

Status of the Nature as Sanctuary Exhibit

As you know, our exhibit, Nature as Sanctuary, will not take place as originally scheduled this spring. The Church of the Heavenly Rest, our planned venue, has closed its facilities to the public for an unspecified period due to the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19. However, the Program Administrator has told us that, if at allContinue reading “Status of the Nature as Sanctuary Exhibit”

Lightroom and Photoshop Webinar from Matt Kloskowski

Tampa based photo educator Matt Kloskowski is offering our club a free, live webinar on Thursday, May 7 at 1:00 pm.  Matt gears his educational presentations to “people that simply love photography, people who want easy-to-follow training on how to capture better photos, and how to make those photos look better with Lightroom and Photoshop andContinue reading “Lightroom and Photoshop Webinar from Matt Kloskowski”

CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Eric Rock, April 29, 2020

This event has been canceled. Travel Afar: My Journey with Micro Four Thirds Eric’s career as a photographer and guide spans two decades. He has traveled to the far corners of the earth exploring exotic cultures and wilderness environments. Over time, he came to realize that to maintain a creative edge, he needed to switchContinue reading “CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Eric Rock, April 29, 2020”

Current Status of Our Exhibit

We regret to inform you that our exhibit, Nature as Sanctuary, will not take place on the dates originally scheduled: March 23 through May 3, 2020.  The Church of the Heavenly Rest made a decision to close all of its facilities to the public for an unspecified period of time, due to the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19.  However,Continue reading “Current Status of Our Exhibit”

Our March 25th Meeting with Tom and Lisa Cuchara Is Canceled

Due to increasing health concerns in connection with the spread of the COVID-19 infection, and following the recommendations of the New York public health authorities to avoid large gatherings as much as possible, the SierraPhoto NYC board has decided to cancel our monthly meeting which was scheduled for Wednesday, March 25.  We hope to have ourContinue reading “Our March 25th Meeting with Tom and Lisa Cuchara Is Canceled”

CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Lisa and Tom Cuchara, March 25 , 2020

This event has been canceled. Highlights Lisa Cuchara, Ph.D. is very passionate about photography, both behind the lens and in the digital darkroom. From birds and flowers to babies and UrbEx/HDR, she embraces the challenge of interpreting what her eyes see and her heart feels through her work. Lisa is PPA Certified as Master-Photographic CraftsmanContinue reading “CANCELED: Guest Speaker: Lisa and Tom Cuchara, March 25 , 2020”