September Activity: Birch Aquarium

Hybrid Anemone Fish

With our new meeting schedule (see calendar) we had to move our monthly activities too. We’re heading to the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Open to anyone who wants to join us – not limited to members!

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Steve Cirone

Steven Cirone is the current and a past President of the Sierra Club Photo Section.  Growing up in Southern California, Steve spent many days surfing, skateboarding, diving, and exploring our diverse environment.

In recent years he has turned the experience gained from decades behind the camera to capturing the beauty of the birds native to California.  His style is influenced by his early training as a student of Art Morris – whom he still greatly admires. Art is the grandfather of the wonderful hobby of modern avian photography.

You can view Steve’s work by visiting his website at http://www.stevecirone.com.

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.

August 16 Meeting: Improve Your Skills

Dragonfly by Tom Applegate

Just like in previous years, we’re using the summer months for our “Improve Your Skills” meeting, with a couple of short sessions in which the club’s own officers and members share knowledge, experience and insights. This year we have three sessions that cover a little bit of everything, as follows:

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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.

December 23rd Activity: La Jolla Birds, Thomas Mangelsen Gallery Visit with Steven Cirone

Our last activity of the year will be bird photography with the club’s own Steven Cirone as the activity leader and coordinator. Club members and anyone who wants to join will meet on Saturday, December 23rd at 7am near the Cave Store (address: 1325 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 – on Google Maps, you’ll … Read more…