The theme for our August 2020 photo quest was “Freeze!” and below, you find the gallery with submissions from our members. The idea was to make a photo that freezes motion visibly and/or capture a fleeting moment that we wouldn’t be able to see without the aid of the camera, thus allowing us to appreciate details in a way that wouldn’t be possible without “freezing” that moment. Thanks to everyone who took part and interpreted the theme creatively!
The Sierra Club has just updated its guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: in-person meetings and activities are to be suspended until February 28, 2021. The club is currently evaluating whether certain activities that can be done in a safe manner will be allowed sooner.
We invite all members of the Photo Section to join our August 2020 online meeting, featuring international travel photographer Julian Elliott with a unique insight into working on commission for a client, exploring and photographing in the fjords of Patagonia. Please note that this meeting starts at 10 AM to accommodate our presenter, who is in a different time zone. Continue reading if you’re interested. Meeting date and time are at the end of the invitation.
It’s August and in the heat and (hopefully also) monsoonal humidity of summer, we’re asking you to FREEZE! for our monthly photo quest.
The theme for our July 2020 photo quest was “Visitor(s)” and here’s the gallery of visitors that our members have photographed for the quest.
Just like every year in summer, we invite you to learn and Improve Your Skills in the Sierra Club Photo Section’s July 2020 meeting. This year we have Stephen Bay showing us how to make Cleaner Night & Astro Photos with Exposure Stacking and our president Alexander S. Kunz with an Introduction to Long Exposure Photography. Continue reading if you’re interested. This is an online meeting via Zoom and for members only. You can find the meeting date & time at the end of this invitation.
COVID-19 infections are on the rise again in San Diego County. While the Sierra Club currently only mandates to put all personal meetings on hold until the end of August, our photo club will NOT meet in person and continue to hold all club meetings online instead, at least until the end of the year 2020. While treatment of this disease has improved, the general situation has not changed: there is no general immunity, there is no vaccine.
After our “archive dive” in June 2020, we’re back to our regular photo quest routine: if you want to submit a photo, you need to be an SCPS member in good standing, and your photo must be new, and made specifically for our photo quest. The theme for July 2020 is…