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Seattle Photography Committee Featured Member - June 2017

Name: Jon Shields
Hometown: Queens, NY
Member Since: August 1996
Occupation: Health & Environmental Investigator
Favorite Things to Photograph: Things he finds while hiking; landscapes; musicians; the occasional abstract Read more…

Enhance Your Nature Photography Skills

Braided River is teaming up with Explore Green to host a Fall Nature Photography Workshop at Sundance Mountain Resort led by acclaimed conservation photographers Amy Gulick, Carl Johnson, and Dave Showalter. Each will bring their expertise and passion for wild country to this hands-on workshop. At the foot of Utah's towering Wasatch Range, the stunning Sundance Valley offers the ideal setting for an immersive photography experience. Read more…

Enjoying The Outdoors With New Knees

For the past ten years, I haven't been able to hike. My knees were severely arthritic and the pain was so great that it got to where I couldn't even stand for more than 15 minutes without crying. I tried to not let it stop me. I was in my late 50s, felt 20 years older, obese from not being able to exercise, losing muscle tone, depressed, and not wanting to leave the house. It was time for a change. Read more…

Seattle Photography Committee Member of the Month - May 2017

Name: Karen Portzer
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 1981
Occupation:Accounting Analyst
Favorite Things to Photograph: Mount Rainier, Safeco Field, Architecture, Nature, Travel Read more…

Seattle Photography Committee Member of the Month - Apr 2017

Name: Heather Mack
Hometown: Des Moines, WA
Member Since: 2008
Occupation: Immunology Research Tech
Favorite Things to Photograph: small, macro, and long exposures Read more…

Seattle Branch Calendar Photo Contest

Want to see your photography in a Mountaineers calendar? We're hosting a photo contest to create a 2018 calendar to be sold in our Seattle Program Center Bookstore. The grand-prize cover photo winner will receive a one-year subscription to Photoshop CC and Lightroom (courtesy of Abobe), a copy of the calendar, and their information/winning photo recognition in a blog post of the Mountaineers website.  Read more…

Get Outside with the Photography Committee

We go outside to find inspiration, and the experience is even richer when we can capture beautiful images of the places where we play. If you're looking to get outside and while taking your photography skills to the next level, check out these upcoming courses from our Photography Committee. Read more…

Spring/Summer Seattle Photography Committee Activities & Classes

The Seattle Photography Committee is  scheduling activities for the spring and summer. You don't have to be a member of the Photography Committee to sign up for any of these events! Our goal is to combine good photography skills with other Mountaineer activities. Join us! Read more…

Seattle Photography Committee Featured Member - Feb 2017

Name: Lisa Gadeken
Hometown: Seattle
Member Since: 2009
Occupation: Accountant
Favorite Things to Photograph: nature, wildlife, go-karts Read more…

Seattle Photography Committee January Member of the Month

Name: Chris McFarland
Hometown: Coeur d’Alene, ID
Member Since: 1993
Occupation: Biological Laboratory Technologist
Favorite Things to Photograph: Mushrooms, animals, candids, unusual “stuff” Read more…