Spring/Summer Seattle Photography Committee Activities & Classes

The Seattle Photography Committee invites all Mountaineer members and the public to our scheduled activities and classes.
Anita Elder Anita Elder
Seattle Photography Committee Chair
February 22, 2017

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!

March 7, 2017 | Guest Speaker Presentation

Photographing Indigneous People of Ethiopia (Seattle Program Center)

RSVP Required; Space limited to 45
Eric Radman, a local event and people photographer based on Mercer Island, recently spent two weeks in Ethiopia, photographing the tribes of the South Omo River Valley, near the South Sudan border.

Register Here 

March 18, 2017 | Mobile Photography at the Seattle Central Library

Seattle Central LibraryLeader: Anita Elder
We will be taking photos using our smart devices (iPhone, Android, Windows, iPad, or tablet). This is an opportunity to focus on composition and explore photography apps (camera and processing). See how creative you can get using your device!

Register Here 

March 31-April 1, 2017 | Baker Lodge Snowshoe & Photography Weekend

Baker Lodge Banner Image (winter)Leader: Richard Lawrence
This is a weekend event at Baker Lodge. You can signup for both Friday and Saturday or just one night. During Saturday will be an organized snowshoe photography activity.

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April 8, 2017 | Basic Photography Course (Seattle Program Center)

Basic Photography Course

Disappointed by bad images?  Totally mystified by all the controls and menus on your camera?  Then this is the course for you.  We combine both lecture on Basic Photography techniques and camera operation and a hands-on section that will demystify your camera so that you can make better images.

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4/23/17 Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Nisqually Wildlife RefugeLeader: Anita Elder; Co-Leader: Eric Smith
This will be a combination activity between photography and exploring nature. Eric will help identify what we will be photographing while photographers can help naturalists take better photos.

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May 6, 2017 | Educational Class TBD (Seattle Program Center)

Save-the-date (registration to come)

July 9, 2017 | Pike Place Market

Pike Place MarketLeader: Anita Elder
The new marketfront will be have a grand opening the week before this event, so there will be new things to photograph on this trip! We'll arrive an hour before the official start time while the vendors are still setting up.

Register Here 

October 1, 2017 | Chain Lakes Loop Day Hike & Photography

Chain LakesLeader: Shawn Awan
Stunning day hike includes several alpine lakes; views of Mt Shuksan and Mt. Baker; starts and ends at Artist Point. There will be other hikes available this weekend as part of the weekend event.

Register Here 

September 16, 2017 | Guest Speaker Presentation (Seattle Program Center)

Save-the-date (registration to come)


Monthly Potluck Social & Photo Presentations

We invite everyone to come check us out at our monthly potlucks where we share food, socialize and show what we have been photographing. Eating/socializing starts at 6:30pm and announcements/photo sharing starts at 7pm. Please bring food to share.

If you wish to share photos at the potlucks, you may share up to 8 images. Each image should be 72 dpi and roughly 1024 x 768 pixels. Bring your images on a thumb drive for transfer to the club computer.

If you don’t have a program like Photoshop to resize your images, you can do it at a free site like Resize Image

Potluck Dates:

  • March 15
  • April 19
  • May 17
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • October 18
  • November 15
  • December 20

Want to join the Seattle Photography Committee?

Just attend a potluck and let know that you would like to be on the mailing list.

Want to get involved further? We are always looking for volunteers to lead activities and teach classes!

Open Volunteer Positions 


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