2019 Photo Section Calendar

October 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting with Bill Evarts
    • Date & Time: Saturday, October 12th, 2019, 2-4PM (1PM get together & setup)
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA
    • START for submissions to the 2019 Photo Section contest
  • Activity: Sunrise at the Tide Pools of Hospital Point, La Jolla with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Location: La Jolla Tide Pools (Google Maps), Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, CA

November 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting
  • VOTING Meeting!
    • Date & Time: Saturday, November 9th, 2019, 1.30-4 PM
    • 2019 members, please arrive by 1:30 PM to vote for 2020/2021 club officers!
    • LAST DAY to submit entires to the 2019 Photo Section contest
  • Activity: Fall Colors in San Diego County photo hike with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Date & Time: Saturday, November 16th, 2019
    • Location: Observatory Campground Day Use Parking Area, Canfield Road, Palomar Mountain (Google Map)
    • Carpool Meeting Point: TBD

December 2019

  • No Photo Section Meeting in December! Instead…
  • Holiday Party!
    • Potluck buffet from and for 2019 Members and “+1” only, RSVP required
    • Announcement of winners and honorable mentions of the 2019 Photo Section contest
    • Date & Time: Saturday, December 21st, 2019; 6pm official start; 10pm official end
    • Other times: 5pm setting up of chairs, tables, screen, projector; 10pm begin of mandatory cleanup
  • Activity: Birds of Santee Lakes with Steve Cirone
    • Date & Time: Saturday, December 14st, 2019; 8 – 10 AM
    • Location: 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee, CA 92071
    • Meeting point: North-east side of Lake 5 (same as the dragonfly meeting point)
    • Admission: free if you walk in, $5 for parking inside the recreation area

2020 Calendar


Past items from 2019 follow below.

January 2019

  • Meeting with Michael Ready Photography
    • Date & Time: Saturday, January 12th, 2019 2 – 4 PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Birds of La Jolla with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Date & Time: Saturday, January 19th, 2019 7-10 AM
    • Meeting Point: Cave Store,
  • Celestial Event: Lunar Eclipse
    • Sunday, January 20th, 2019
    • Totality begins ~8:40pm here on the West Coast and lasts until ~9:40pm

February 2019

  • Meeting with Lee Sie Photography
    • Date & Time: Saturday, February 9th, 2019 2 – 4 PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Salton Sea East – photo day trip with Jim McGinn
    • Stops: Salvation Mountain, Slab City, East Jesus, Bombay Beach
    • Date & Time: Saturday, February 16th, 2019 (all day)
    • Carpool: meet 7 AM at the Park & Ride #22 lot along I-8 ()
    • First location: Salvation Mountain,

March 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting with Brian Wright Photography
    • Date & Time: Saturday, March 9th, 2019 2 – 4PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Riparian Woodlands in spring – photo hike with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Date & Time: Saturday, March 16rd, 2019, 8-11AM
      (if the weather is bad, we’ll postpone the activity to March 23rd)
    • Location: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve – Ranch House

April 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting with Richard Herrmann Photography
    • Date & Time: SUNDAY, April 14th, 2019 2- 4PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Motor Transport Museum Campo with Jim McGinn
    • Date & Time: Saturday, April 20th, 2019

May 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting with Mark Wade / Blue Marble Photography
    • Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 2-4PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Laguna Mountains in spring – photo hike with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Date & Time: Saturday, May 18th, 2019 8-10 AM
    • Location: Sunset/Laguna Meadows trailhead
    • Fees: National Forest Daily Pass or Adventure Pass, or Federal Annual Pass for parking required
    • Carpool: meet 7 AM at the Park & Ride #22 lot along I-8 ()
    • Hike: we start at 8 AM from the Sunset Trailhead (along Sunrise Highway) for a loop that includes the Sunset Trail, Water of the Woods, Big Laguna Lake, the Meadows and Big Laguna Trail back to the trailhead. Distance is 5 miles / 8 km. You will need good hiking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, water and snacks.

June 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting: Costa Rica & Peru Travels with Tom Applegate
    • Date & Time: SUNDAY, June 9th, 2019, 2-4PM
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
    Activity: Milky Way Photography at Lake Cuyamaca
    with Mark Ochenduszko & Duane Bazzel

    • Date & Time: Saturday, June 29, 2019
    • Meeting Point: Chambers Park (Boat Dock), North Side of Lake Cuyamaca, Hwy 79
    • Carpool (optional- to be arranged individually): suggested meeting location
      La Mesa Civic Center Parking Lot, Spring Street, La Mesa, 7:45 p.m.

July 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting – “Improve Your Skills
    • Date & Time: Saturday, July 13th, 2019, 2-4PM (1PM get together & setup)
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: San Kei En Japanese Friendship Garden with Alexander S. Kunz
    • Date & Time: Saturday, July 20th, 2019; 10 AM
    • Address: 2215 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
    • Admission: $12 ($1 discount per person if we’re more than 10)
    • Rules: no props; no models; only cameras & tripods allowed; stay on pathways and don’t block them for other visitors; be curteous and respectful to all other visitors.

August 2019

  • Photo Section Meeting with Erika Thornes
    • Date & Time: Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 2-4PM (1PM get together & setup)
    • Location: Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room
      9005 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA
  • Activity: Dragonflies of Santee Lakes with Steve Cirone
    • Date & Time: Saturday, August 17th, 2019; 9 – 11 AM
    • Location: 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee, CA 92071
    • Meeting point: North-east side of Lake 5
    • Admission: free if you walk in, $5 for parking inside the recreation area
  • Activity: Milky Way Photography at Lake Cuyamaca with Mark Ochenduszko & Duane Bazzel
    • Date & Time: Saturday, August 31st, 2019, 8:30 p.m. until ??
    • Meeting Point: Chambers Park (Boat Dock), North Side of Lake Cuyamaca, Hwy 79
    • Carpool (optional- to be arranged individually): suggested meeting location
      La Mesa Civic Center Parking Lot, Spring Street, La Mesa, 7:45 p.m.

September 2019

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