August 2019 Activity 2: Night Photography at Cuyamaca Lake

Duane Bazzel - Milky Way & Jeffrey Pine Silhouette

Since clouds botched our first attempt for night & Milky Way photography in June, we’re giving it another go at the end of August. Please join the club’s own Duane Bazzel and Mark Ochenduszko for a summer evening photographing the Milky Way at Cuyamaca Lake. Details below.

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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August 2019 Activity: Dragonflies at Santee Lakes with Steve Cirone

Announcing the Sierra Club Photo Section August 2019 Activity: Photographing Dragonflies at Santee Lakes with our president Steve Cirone.

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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July 2019 Activity: Japanese Friendship Garden

Stepping stones and yellow blossoms in the Japanese Friendship Garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden San Kei En is an oasis of serenity amidst the buzzing activity of Balboa Park. It is full of beautiful details, plants, water features including a Koi pond, nice paths, and art. For our July 2019 activity, please join us for a contemplative walk through the garden with our vice chair Alexander S. Kunz.

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POSTPONED – June 2019 Activity: Milky Way Photography with Duane and Mark

The weather forecast predicts mostly overcast skies for Saturday night so we postponed this activity. It has now been rescheduled to August 31st. Details to follow.

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May 2019 Activity: Laguna Mountains in Spring

Thermopsis californica var. semota (Velvety False Lupine) and Black Oak (Quercus kelloggii)

Join our vice chair Alexander S. Kunz for a spring photo hike in San Diego’s Laguna Mountains! The route will include the Sunset Trail, Water of the Woods, the Big Laguna Lake, Laguna Meadows. Please continue reading if you’re interested.

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April Activity: Motor Transport Museum, Campo

Jim McGinn - MTM Bus Front, HDR

After last year’s weather-related “bust” for our visit to the Motor Transport Museum (MTM) in Campo, we’re giving it another try this year. Pushing our visit from March to April will hopefully please the weather gods!

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March 2019 Activity: Los Penasquitos Canyon Hike

Sycamore bending over a single track hiking trail, Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, San Diego, California, July 2018.

Join us for our March 2019 photographic activity – we’re going for a hike in the riparian woodlands of Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve with Photo Section vice-president Alexander S. Kunz. Trails at the preserve wind through a beautiful canopy of oaks and sycamores, and along the creek that forms quiet pools and ponds here and there.

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February Activity: Salvation Mountain & More

Salvation Mountain by Jim McGinn

For our February photography activity, join Jim McGinn for a day trip to the artistic and surreal world east of the Salton Sea: Salvation Mountain, East Jesus and Bombay Beach.

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January 2019 Activity: Birds of La Jolla

Brandt's Cormorants, by Shuwen Lisa Wu

Join us for our January 2019 activity, photographing the birds of La Jolla.

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December Activity: Birds of Santee Lakes

Steve Cirone - Wood Duck landing at Santee Lakes

Join us on Saturday, December 15th, for our monthly photo activity: Birds of Santee Lakes with our president and acclaimed bird photographer Steven Cirone. Our activities are not limited to club members, they’re free and open to anyone who wants to join us. If you’re interested to meet a friendly flock of bird-flavored photography geeks, come out and play with us! 🙂

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