June 2019 Activity: Milky Way Photography with Duane and Mark

Please come for a “night out with the boys” – the club’s own Duane Bazzel and Mark Ochenduszko invite you to join them for a summer evening photographing the Milky Way at Cuyamaca Lake on Saturday, June 29th, 2019.

As usual, this is not a Sierra Club outing. You may join up, leave, participate at your will on the scheduled evening. Please continue reading for the details.

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June 2019 Photo Quest: Silhouettes

1st place, Landscape category: Alexander S. Kunz

Since photography itself is a flat rendition, the silhouette, defined as “a two-dimensional representation of the outline of an object, filled in with black (or another color)”, is perhaps one of the creative expressions that comes most easily to photography, and – who would have guessed it – the theme for our monthly photo quest in June 2019 is: Silhouettes.

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June 2019 Meeting: Costa Rica & Peru with Tom Applegate

You are invited to the June 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section! Please note that due to a scheduling conflict, this meeting is not on Saturday, but instead on Sunday, June 9th, 2019, at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room, from 2 PM to 4 PM (complete details at the bottom of this article).

This month, travel with the club’s own long-time friend and board-member at large Tom Applegate to Costa Rice and Peru, get a glimpse of these fascinating locations through his photos, and learn how he made them.

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Photo Quest April 2019: Obstacles

"Natural Obstacle" - a dense growth of bamboo makes passing through impossible. Photo (C) Alexander S. Kunz

For our April 2019 photo quest, we picked a broad topic that should give everyone plenty of ways to interpret it – the caveat being that you can submit only ONE photo as your submission to our photo quest – and the other that you’re photo must be made in April 2019, of course. The theme is:

Obstacles

Think about all the things that can be an obstacle, and in which way. If you have an idea, think about how you can best convey this idea in a photo. We’re looking forward to everyone’s interpretation and creative expression!

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