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September 22 Meeting: Marie Tartar & Steve Eilenberg

You are invited to the September 22 meeting of Sierra Club San Diego Photo Section at the Serra Mesa Kerny Mesa Library Community Room, 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA 92123 – featuring Marie Tartar and Steve Eilenberg of Aperture Photos Arts.

Main Presentation

Medical radiologists and married couple, Marie Tartar MD and Steve Eilenberg MD, will be presenting “Over, Under, and Around the World,” highlighting their underwater imagery from French Polynesia, Arctic landscapes and wildlife, Northern Lights, and the 2017 solar eclipse.

To give you a taste, here are some of their photos (click to open larger).

About Marie & Steve

Marie Tartar
Marie Tartar

Marie Tartar is an insatiable traveler, diver, hiker and photographer. She is one half of the photographic partnership of San Diego-based Aperture Photo Arts (APA). Along with her husband, Steve Eilenberg, she explores the world photographically, on foot and by fin, specializing in underwater, landscape, wildlife, travel and architectural photography. Her images have been exhibited at the La Jolla Athenaeum, San Diego Natural History Museum, Oceanside Museum of Art, Birch Aquarium and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Steve Eilenberg
Steve Eilenberg

Steve Eilenberg is a San Diego-based photographic artist, one half of Aperture Photo Arts, along with his wife, Marie Tartar. Steve’s photographic explorations extend from above (drone landscape photography) to below (underwater), and he has an affinity for street and X-ray photography. His images have been displayed at the San Diego Natural History Museum, Oceanside Museum of Art, Birch Aquarium, Smithsonian National Museum, Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) and Mingei International Museum.

See their work at www.aperturephotoarts.com.

Important: New Meeting Location, Date & Time

This meeting and the remaining meetings of this year (see calendar for details) will be at the following location:

  • Serra Mesa Kearny Mesa Library, Community Room
  • Address: 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA 92123
  • Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
  • Time: 1:30pm setup & get together, 2pm main presentation.

Mandatory disclaimer: This program is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the San Diego Public Library. The Library is not responsible for the information presented in this program.

Intermission and MemberShare – Immediately Following

After the main presentation, we will have a brief intermission and our members only free drawing – every section member present at the meeting will receive a free ticket for the drawing, with a chance to win prices and giveaways from our supporters.

MemberShare will occur after the intermission. Here’s a quick reminder of the guidelines:

  • send up to five photos via Dropbox file request
  • please send JPEG files, sRGB color space
  • you do not need to downsample your images (anything larger than 1920 x 1080 pixels is great)
  • prepare to speak no more than 10-20 seconds on each photo
  • please share your original photographs with us
  • Deadline for MemberShare submissions: Wednesday, September 18th, 9pm
  • nameplates: feel free to include a portrait format headshot with your photos!

To submit your images, simply click this button:

SEND YOUR PHOTOS

NOTE: Your photos are only shown during MemberShare and will be deleted afterwards. We do not keep copies. There is no need to watermark your photos. If you feel that you must add a logo or other overlay, please keep it small and unobtrusive.

Also, please do not wait until the very last minute to submit the photos you want to share. We need time to prepare the image presentation. When the MemberShare is especially popular, we may have to reduce the amount of images from each member. If that happens we will announce it before MemberShare begins, and hope for your understanding.


As always, our club meetings are open to the general public. Please invite your friends to join us for an informative and great evening!

The Photo Section of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter began in 1984 and has grown to be among the largest photo clubs in San Diego County. Our members are artists, travelers, humanitarians, and conservationists. We support most genres of photography and welcome new members to our group.

Photo Section meetings are held once a month between January and November, with additional club activities throughout the year.  For more information, please visit our club calendar page.

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