Dive into Photography This Fall

Instead of staying indoors this fall, take advantage of these urban adventures offered by the Photography Committee.
Anita Elder Anita Elder
Photography Committee
September 26, 2019
Dive into Photography This Fall

As we enter into the rainy season you may notice that there are fewer photography field trips, but that opens the door to more indoor activities and events. In the next few months, we have a photo presentation, two workshops, and  several indoor photography urban adventures to keep you busy.

Photography Education

Night Photography - October 8


This workshop will cover techniques on taking photos of the Seattle Great Wheel at night when it’s lit up with colors. Apply these skills to photographing neon lights, the waterfront at night, light paintings, star trails, and the full moon. This workshop will include a lecture, three field trips to practice what you learned, and a photo critique session.

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Intro to Wildlife Photography - November 16

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This workshop will discuss camera equipment, techniques, and locations. It will also include a field trip to the Skagit Valley to practice what you learned.

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Photography Urban Adventures

Amazon Spheres | October 5


We have a reservation for 6 (including the leader) to tour the Amazon Spheres and take photographs. No tripods allowed. The leader is Anita Elder. 

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Kabuta Gardens | October 13


Join us on a social stroll to photograph fall colors in the beautiful Kabuta Gardens. The leader is Shelley Williams. 

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Washington Park Arboretum | October 19

Washington_Park_Arboretum_(37159552534).jpgEnjoy a leisurely walk to photograph fall colors at a classic Seattle garden. The leader is Shelley Williams. 

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Volunteer Park Conservatory | November 10


Take close-up photography of the many plants and flowers at the conservatory. The leader is Anita Elder. 

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Smith Tower | November 23


Take photos of antique furnishings and panoramic views of Seattle and Puget Sound. The leader is Anita Elder. 

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Photography Events

Behind the Shot: Birding in the Cloud Forest of Western Panama | October 23


Thomas Bancroft organized a trip for six Mountaineers to the cloud forest of western Panama. There, they hiked for eight days into the remote forests to look for birds, monkeys, flowers, and tropical trees. They found more than one hundred bird species, three kinds of monkeys, and many beautiful things. Their lodge rested at 6500 feet, overlooking the Cordillera de Talamanca and the Rio Colorado. Learn more about their adventures and to see their gorgeous photos at this lecture. 

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Global Adventures


Have you dreamed of going to Costa Rica to take photos? Now’s your chance! Global Adventures is offering a trip to Costa Rica from September 19-20, 2020 (the end of their rainy season), that will combine hikes with photography.

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