Tag Archive for Sun Lakes Camera Club

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…

It’s a grand time for photography

Sun Lakes Camera Club members at the Grand Canyon in July (photo credit Lynn Thompson).

It’s a year for celebration as our national parks turn 100! What better way to join in than visiting one of the grandest of them all, the Grand Canyon. Our very own Lynn Thompson shared his knowledge and experience by hosting a workshop on the popular South Rim. Lynn offered his expertise about capturing this…

Hitch a ride

Traghetti by Linda Davis

Ann Posiviata It’s a weekday morning. I’m on the road to my favorite destination. I’ve packed my camera, a three-day backpack and a week’s supply of water. The jeep has a rhythmic hum that is soothing this time of day. I’ve decided to stop for a cup of iced coffee for the sojourn. Ahh, feels…

Let’s celebrate!

Blood Moon at Custer State Park by Burt Williams

Fireworks, family picnics and food, lots and lots of food are everywhere over this Fourth of July weekend. Celebrate the long weekend by capturing our nation’s 240th birthday in a photograph. The activities are plentiful to practice your photography skills, such as kids playing or splashing in the water, families gathered at a barbeque, sports…