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  • Exposure Newsletter - Vol 2 Issue 6

    Exposure Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 6

    Exposure June 2024 – PDF link

  • Scouting Out the Perfect Place to Shoot

    Scouting Out the Perfect Place to Shoot

    I have been asked by people on more than one occasion how I decide where to go take my pictures? How do you…

  • From the Sand to the Stars: Anatomy of a Desert Night Shot

    From the Sand to the Stars: Anatomy of a Desert Night Shot

    Recently I came back from my first astrophotography-centric tour. It was a 10-day trip to the Middle Eastern country of Jordan with renowned…

  • Watcher of the Skies

    Outside, the world sighsGrumbles, laments and cries.Inside quiet he lies:The Watcher of the Skies. The night is our eyes,Sleep not through its dark…

  • Jeff Clay

    After working as a chemist, information technology director, and project manager, Jeff has finally decided what he wants to be when he grows…

  • Celebrating Earth Day, Today and Everyday

    Today is Earth Day! I’m guessing that many – if not all – of us celebrate Mother Earth just about every day.  After…

  • Zoom Tips Handout

    Club Social Media Coordinator Randy Gerdes and Director Greg Smith prepared a Zoom Tips Handout to help members. If you are a logged-ion…

  • Exposure Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 5

    Exposure March 2024 – PDF link WCC_March_2024_FINAL-min.pdf

  • Go Climb That Mountain

    Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.  …

  • PDF of “Planning Your Digital Afterlife” presentation by Randy Gerdes

    On April 10th club member Randy Gerdes gave a presentation on how to plan your digital afterlife. A PDF of the presentation is…

  • Approaches to Infrared Travel Photography

    Much-respected, multi-awarding winning photographer Nevada Weir has been exploring infrared photography since the film days. Like me, when she converted to digital photography…

  • A Serendipitious Image

    We often think of serendipitous photographs as those amazing images that “just happen.” I would say “sometimes” but more often it happens because…

  • Tightrope

    Is there a gift so true as to be real,When there is much to see but not to feel?Trust, a dulled sword cutting…

  • Exposure Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 4

    Exposure December 2023 – PDF link WCC_Dec_2023_FINAL_min.pdf

  • Shadow-light

    Shadows are the yin to light’s yang. Though, strictly speaking they are not always the opposite or absence of light, as some details…

  • It’s Just a Sparrow

    Bird photography is one of the most demanding, challenging, and rewarding genres of photography (at least to me). Birds are everywhere in nature,…

  • The Day is Not Done

    The day is not done until we play Run fierce, no concern or dismay   The now is ours, with chalk and blank…

  • Exposure Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 3

    Exposure September 2023 – PDF link WCC_Sep_2023_FINAL.pdf

  • HawkWatch International Presentation

    On September 20th, Dr. Dave Oleyar, Director of Long-term Monitoring & Community Science at HawkWatch International gave a presentation about the organization’s network…

  • Africa Slideshow by Greg Smith

    In March of this year Board Director Greg Smith went on a two week Africa tour that included 9 days of safari in…

  • First, Do No Harm

    Last month another WCC’er pointed me to an article in the Seattle Times about the red foxes on San Juan Island.  The story…

  • Costa Rica Photo Tour by Cindy Costa

    In July 2023, Newsletter Director Cindy Costa participated in an 8-day photo tour along the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. The Osa Peninsula…

  • You don’t take a photograph, you make it

    Some years ago, back when I spent more time than I likely needed perusing online photography forums, I came across an interesting post…

  • Drifting

    Tumble and drift through the languid flow Cast shadows and shade dim the sun’s glow Airy ships on a sea of light go…

  • Night Photography Presentation

    On August 12th Ryan Andreasen led an astrophotography workshop at Antelope Island. Prior to the in-field workshop he gave a slide presentation that…

  • Video of Northern Vietnam Presentation

    Travel via this Zoom presentation with the camera club members who took a tour to northern Vietnam. If you are logged in as…

  • New York City Presentation

    Travel via this Zoom presentation with the camera club members who went on the recent extended overnight fieldtrip to New York City. If…

  • Exposure Newsletter – Vol 2 Issue 2

    Exposure June 2023 – PDF link WCC_June_2023_FINAL.pdf

  • Process and Product in Photography and AI-Generated Image Making

    In another century — seemingly in another lifetime — I wrote an essay for a high school sophomore writing course. Back then, I…

  • Arabian Sands

    Camera Club Board Chair Jeff Clay traveled to Oman in October of 2022 and spent 4 nights and 5 days in the desert…