Tag: Sun Lakes Camera Club

Celebrations coast to coast

Seattle Icons, by Nancy Thoma

It’s the Fourth of July holiday! We have miles of midwestern farmland to oceans of coastline to rocky mountains and grand canyons offering some of the most spectacular landscapes a photographer could imagine. This Independence Day, we celebrate another year our nation claimed its freedom. I ask all photographers alike, from smartphones to medium format…

Vacation, road trips and more

Cactus in Morning Light, by William Lewis

It’s time for a vacation. The long summer months are soon upon us here in Arizona. The temperatures will rise, and that calls for higher altitudes to cooler weather. A road trip or a vacation calls for some organization and planning. Professional photographer and world-traveler Mark Wallace offers some tips to get creative with those…

Camera Club begins summer schedule

Looking Back to the Beginning, by Dale Willey

A photograph comes down to its impact upon the viewer. What does it take to create impact? Is it the subject matter, the lighting or the technical composition? Some images are tack-sharp yet can offer no emotional connection without an interesting subject matter. Other images are soft and break all the rules of composition yet…

A flower knows the return of the butterfly

Black Beauty by Wayne Divoky

Janet Ballard Spring is a glorious time in Arizona. Our blue skies and pleasant temperatures make it a great time to frolic around the state. There is so much to do and photograph: hiking, visit the zoo, spring training, catch a round of golf, outdoor concerts, visit national parks and monuments, attend several festivals including…

Sun Lakes Camera Club—spring has sprung

Laundry Day Shadows by John Thoma

It is that time of year again to get out from our hibernation and stretch our legs. The field reports look promising for the wildflowers around the state. Mexican Gold Poppy and Arizona Fiesta Flower have been grabbing the most attention at this time in the White Tanks Regional Park area. For up-to-date reports on…

Photographer’s foot print

Photographers capturing Mesa Arch and Canyonlands N.P. by Burt Williams

Ann Posiviata The view at the top is breathtaking. The sky is filled with the colors of sunrise for miles. A picture-perfect moment! Now, if only I could just get past the line-up of photographers who also rose before the rooster’s crow to find that pristine spot. Our great land is truly a sight to…

Tis the season to be a photographer

USCG-37 by Dan Dragoon

The holiday season is well under way and has a plethora of options for a photographer. Our bellies are full with laughter, flag football and midnight snacks from Thanksgiving to keep us going till Christmas and the New Year. This time of year brings with it a lot of hustle and bustle with family activities,…

Happy Thanksgiving from the Sun Lakes Camera Club

Carrabassett River in Carrabassett Valley, Maine by John Livoti

The Photographic Society of America (PSA), established in 1934, is a worldwide organization for anyone with an interest in photography. The PSA has members in over eighty countries. John Livoti, SLCC past President, has taken a role as Arizona State Membership Director for PSA. He, along with Sun Lakes Camera Club members Lynn Thompson, FPSA,…

SLCC welcomes photographers

Train by Linda Davis

The Sun Lakes Camera Club 2016-2017 season will begin on Thursday, October 6. This year plans to be exciting! Our volunteer members have been tirelessly at work to enhance and build our camera club all summer long. We have new and adventurous field trips along with a new and improved competition site plus educational speakers…