Gallery: I See Red (January 2018 Photo Quest)

Duane Bazzel - Red Still Life

Our first ever monthly photo quest “I See Red” ended on January 31st and we’ve been more than pleasantly surprised by the level of participation from our members – thanks for your submissions folks, that was an awesome start! Many of the names are our “regulars” that also participate in our MemberShare and Contests, so …

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February 2018 Photo Quest: Perspective

Looking straight up into a canopy of Coast Live Oaks.

Is there anything that’s more interesting in photography than playing with perspective? Compress it with a telephoto lens. Exaggerate it with a wide angle lens. Show the relationship of objects in your composition with the use of perspective. Point your camera straight up or straight down for an unusual perspective of the world. And all …

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January 20th Activity: Ramona Hawk Watch

Photo by Steven Cirone

On January 20 we visit a Hawk Watch Event of the Wildlife Research Institute. The Hawk Watch is held every Saturday in January and February – you can go any Saturday, but our club will meet as a group on Saturday, January 20th.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get up close with beautiful birds even when you do not have a long telephoto lens – the birds sitting on perches or with their handlers will make it possible to get much, much closer than you normally would in the wild. Nevertheless, please be extremely respectful to both people and animals.

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