Tag: photography

Ranch Photography Group During the Time of COVID-19

Arlene Wong PhotoWorks is a SaddleBrooke Ranch club promoting the art, science, and fun of photography for the benefit and enjoyment of members. All skill levels are welcome. The club offers monthly general meetings, special education and training sessions, weekly drop-in Open Studio, and field trips. Some past field trips have included the Gladsden-Pacific Model…

A new photography club

  Linda Shannon-Hills We invite all levels of photographers to join PhotoWorks, a new photography club at SaddleBrooke Ranch. An introduction meeting, inviting all residents at the Ranch, was held on August 16 to assess the interest in this new club. At the meeting, Bob Hills presented a vision for the club including the proposed…

SBR Photography Group focuses on composition

  Arlene Wong On December 15 the SBR Photography Group met and were treated to a special presentation by our very own resident photographer, Bob Hills. Approximately 30 people attended and learned how to compose great images during Bob’s workshop called The Photographer’s Eye. We learned to make great photographs which requires both technical and…

iPhone – a serious camera?

Members of the photography club learn about taking pictures with their iPhone.

Arlene Wong On Friday, August 18, the SBR photography group met in the La Hacienda Club for a lively discussion on “iphoneography” led by our Ranch resident and photographer Steve Weiss. For many of us our “real” camera sits on a shelf when we are out and about while we take most of our photos…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Photography Group update

SBR residents discussing various aspects of photography

Arlene Wong For the last five months Ranch residents with basic to intermediate photography experience have been meeting at La Hacienda Club’s La Mesa Room. The meetings included some technical presentations and some digital display of photos taken by the residents. Technical presentations have included such subjects as the rule of thirds, exposure triangle, basic…

Jim Eaton: Passion is Photography

Sunset and Saguaros, photographer Jim Eaton. undefined

Bill Brennan Jim Eaton, a long-time member of the SaddleBrooke Photography Club also known as DIGS, began his journey in pursuit of a medium in Fine Art at a young age. His father, an artist who worked in pastels, encouraged him to learn to appreciate art by introducing him to drawing and painting. In college…

Claire Mather: Snapshots to fine art photographs

Claire Mather’s Leopard. undefined

Bill Brennan Claire Mather has fun taking snapshots with her Canon point-and-shoot camera, an SX280HS, and making her keepers into Fine Art Photographs; all electronically. The camera is so good that the eyelashes on a leopard from an African Safari are clear and sharp. A fellow traveler with more complex and more expensive equipment was…