November 2019 Activity: Fall Color Hike at Palomar Mountain

Black Oak in fall, Palomar Mountain, November 2011.

Please join our vice chair Alexander S. Kunz for a fall-color hike on Palomar Mountain’s Observatory Trail. The hike is about 4 miles (out and back) with an estimated 650 feet of elevation change. We start at the Observatory Campground day-use parking area and hike to where the trail meets Canfield Road, near the entrance to the Observatory. We hike back the way we came.

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November 2019 Meeting: Travel Photography in Mongolia with Nick Agelidis

Mongolia (C) Nick Agelidis

You are invited to the November 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room. Our presenter this month is travel photographer Nick Agelidis, who will be sharing Travel Photography Tips from Mongolia and Beyond with us. Please continue reading if you’re interested, and find the complete details with date and time at the bottom of this article.

If you are a 2019 Photo Section member, please read the important section “Meeting Date & Time” below!

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October 2019 Meeting: Bill Evarts

You are invited to the October 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room. Our presenter this month is local landscape photographer Bill Evarts with his presentation “There’s a picture in there somewhere.” Please continue reading if you’re interested, and find the complete details with date and time at the bottom of this article.

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September 2019 Activity: Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

Join our president Steve Cirone for our September 2019 photo activity: we visit the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum (AGSEM) in Vista. The museum features far more than just antique gas & steam engines – the exhibits also include barns, blacksmith & wheelwright shops, metal arts facility, a model railroad, and more. You can find the full list of exhibits on their website (engines may not run at all times but most exhibits are open on Saturdays, which is the day we’ll go).

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Photo Quest September 2019: Clouds & Sky

Crepuscular rays shine from behind a cloud hovering over the Laguna Crest, Garnet Peak, Mount Laguna, California

September is here, and so is the next photo quest! After a mild August, we’re hoping for more monsoon activity in September, which will hopefully bring not just increased humidity to help our already A/C-challenged respiratory systems, but also bring big, beautiful, dramatic clouds & sky. Because guess what, that’s the theme for the September photo quest! 🙂

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