August Activity: Dragonflies at Santee Lakes

Dragonfly by Steve Cirone (Canon 7D Mark II, Canon 100-400mm II lens, Canon 600EX hot shoe flash)

For our August activity, please join us at Santee Lakes for Dragonfly Photography with our president Steve Cirone. Dragonflies are active during the day – when we meet at 10 in the morning they’re still warming up and are a lot more static, that makes photographing them easier.

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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.

Gallery: Motor Transport Museum, March 2018

On March 17th 2018 our club met at the Motor Transport Museum in Campo – the weather was not very cooperative that day, but five of us braved the elements and had photographic fun with the old decaying vehicles in the yard, and in the shop were they are restored.

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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.

May 18: Afoot & Afield in San Diego County with Scott Turner

May 18 Photo Club Meeting – Afoot & Afield in San Diego County with Scott Turner San Diego’s community of outdoor enthusiasts was heartbroken after Jerry Schad’s untimely passing in 2011. He was a prolific hiker and author of many Southern California hiking books – but best known to us for Afoot & Afield in … Read more…

February 16: Scenes Less Travelled with Lori Carey

Photographer Lori Carey

February 16 Photo Club Meeting – Scenes Less Travelled with Lori Carey Main Presentation – 7 PM Lori Carey is a back country explorer, photographer and writer/journalist with many years of experience. She travels to really remote places well off the beaten path, on historic trails and routes in the greater Mojave Desert and Death … Read more…

January 19 Photo Club Meeting – Visions of Antarctica with Dale Thompson

January 19 Photo Club Meeting – Visions of Antarctica with Dale Thompson

Main Presentation – 7:00 PM

Welcome to 2017!  Please join us for the first Photo Club meeting of the year and pay your annual membership for the year.

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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.

August 18 San Diego Photo Club Meeting – Bodhi Smith

Bodhi Smith (Photo by Chip Morton)Join us August 18 as we welcome award-winning, impressionistic photographer, Bodhi Smith.

As a Southern California native, Bodhi Smith has spent much of his life as an active outdoorsman, including sports such as backcountry skiing, splitboarding, and enjoying our natural outdoors.  It was only natural that his passion for the outdoors would find it’s way to photography.
Bodhi will discuss getting past the gear and specs in photography, and explain what the mind needs in order to truly make art.  Bodhi describes himself as in impressionistic photographer, and he will take the time to share with you his thought processes in making his images, and how you can adopt some of these methods to stop making pics and start making art.

Bodhi has been a regular ribbon winner at the San Diego County Fair, and was recognized as the 2016 “Best of Nature” winner at the San Diego Museum of Natural History.

Please invite your friends to join us for an informative and great evening!

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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.

June 16 San Diego Photo Club Meeting – Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long at Zion National Park's Subway

June 16 San Diego Photo Club Meeting – Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long at Zion National Park's Subway
Jeremy Long

Jeremy is a life-long lover of the outdoors who began his journey into photographing nature at the start of this decade.  Jeremy began shooting 35mm film and progressed to large format photography before switching full-time to digital photographs.

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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.

March 17th San Diego Photo Club Meeting

March 17th San Diego Photo Club Meeting with Ben Horne This month, we welcome local large format photographer Ben Horne (Ben Horne Photography) to our meeting. He will share his incredible 8 x 10 film images that create so much detail, clarity, and fidelity, in the incredible landscape world we live in. Ben’s ultimate goal is to create … Read more…

January 21 San Diego Photo Club Meeting: Dan McGeorge

January 21 San Diego Photo Club Meeting:  Dan McGeorge January 21st, 2016, 7:00 PM – Wesley Palms (2404 Loring Street, San Diego, CA 92109) Growing up in California’s Central Valley, Dan McGeorge developed a love for photography at an early age. Dan’s professional ca reer in photography began while serving in the US military in … Read more…