Forbidden Reaches of India Revealed

Join long-time club member, Jeff Clay as he re-lives via photographs and stories his 2016 trip to the far northwest corner of India: the once forbidden Buddhist kingdom of Ladakh and the now often-curfewed, politically-fraught but beautiful land called Kashmir.

Travel with Jeff along the fabled Silk Road, visit ancient Buddhist monasteries, have butter tea with nomadic families, taste the baking naan as it comes straight out of its tandoor oven, share sunrise with prayer flags and stray dogs, experience the trance of a Tibetan sorceress, shop in the floating market of fabled Srinagar, laugh with a pashmina shepherdess and her flock, gasp with him at 18,000 feet, thrill with an angry crowd beating on your taxi window … this and more Jeff will recount both with photographs and in words. 

Jeff Clay is the club’s Vice President and our Exhibits Director. His exceptional photography skills will be on full display in this presentation. Don’t miss it.

Tuesday, February 19, 6:30 – 9:00pm

Salt Lake City Library Conf. Rm. B, 210 East 400 South Salt Lake City

 

 

Show Your Best Photographs of Trees

Submissions will soon open for the Lovely As A Tree photography exhibition at Red Butte Garden. It's a great opportunity to put your best three images forward. Not to mention the possibility of selling one of your works.

The upcoming exhibit images will feature trees, trees and well you get the picture!

To get full details and submit your images see the 2019 Exhibits Program page on the club's website.

Submissions open Tuesday January 15 thru Friday, February 15

The Lovely as a Tree exhibit will run from March 15 to April 7.

Photo credit - Jeff Clay

Make Landscapes Extraordinary with this Photoshop Workshop

Even if you're not a regular Photoshop user, this special workshop will show you ways to create stronger images using it. And if you're a regular user you may learn some new ways to improve your workflow, or refresh your current approach.

 
Our presenter is Vladimir Chopine, a professional photographer and digital artist from the Salt Lake City area. For many years, he has produced award-winning digital landscapes that use real landscapes that are combined in the digital environment using Photoshop and Lightroom. His landscape photos are used by many studios and agencies in their productions. He will share his skills on how to take landscape photos and what equipment to use for best results. He will also show you how to post-process after capture so your images will stand out from the crowd.
 
This is the perfect time of year to learn and hone your post processing skills. Bring a notepad or a laptop so you can make the most of this in-depth workshop.
 

When: January 9, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: City Library, East 400 South, Salt Lake City Conf. B

How to Make Photographs That No One Else Has Ever Done

"Everything has been done, and yet nothing has been done" Eliot Porter

John Telford, a native of Utah, has been making photographs of the landscape and environment for over 40 years. Now he shares what he's learned and we can make photographs that no one else has

John's photographs have been published extensively and exhibited both nationally and internationally and are included in numerous public and private collections. He has authored and co-authored seventeen books, and is now a retired Brigham Young University professor.

Some great images and background on John is here.

When: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 (corrected day)

Bonneville Salt Flats Photoshoot 2018 Cancelled

Yes! After four years of poor salt conditions, the Bonneville Salt Flats Photoshoot returns. On Saturday, October 6th the club will be back on the Flats for a very unusual photographic opportunity. This project draws on the creativity of all participants to produce a huge number of visual delights worthy of great image making. In addition to club photographers, we invite models, dancers, actors, musicians, yoga practitioners and others to be subjects in front of our cameras. All are invited to bring clothing and/or props to support their vision for image-making. Some examples include large picture frames, lawn furniture, a bicycle, a canoe, and miscellaneous statuary. Your imagination should be your guide.

Take all this creative energy and combine it with one of the most visually fascinating landscapes in Utah and expectations are high we’ll make some very cool photographs.

Get Full Details Here

When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Bonneville Salt Flats!

 

   

Utah Travels Photography Exhibit Now Open

The Utah Cultural Celebration Center in partnership with the Wasatch Camera Club is presenting the Utah Travels photography exhibit. This exhibit showcases more than 70 remarkable photographic images captured by over 40 Utahn’s during their travel experiences. It celebrates the beauty, richness and diversity of people, events, nature, and culture that is humanity and planet earth.

The show will run from Sep-6 through Oct-17 and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center’s hours are Mon – Thurs 9 AM – 7 PM and Fri – Sat 9 AM – 4 PM. The center can be found at 1355 West 3100 South in West Valley City.

Check out the Utah Travels exhibit online.


 

Yellowstone in Winter - January 2019

Bundle up and join us in Yellowstone!   We’ll set our sites on some of the most spectacular and magical landscapes created in the snow and cold.  Over-the-snow coaches will transport us to the heart of Yellowstone, where frosty-faced bison linger near the warmth of the geysers.  Our private coaches will allow us access to pristine winter scenes punctuated with fascinating geothermal features including colorful hot pools, steaming geysers, and bubbling mud pots. 

Conditions can be very cold!  Please be sure you have suitable cold weather clothing and gear (boots, gaiters, gloves, jackets, hats) and are physically able to trudge through snow if conditions warrant. 

The number of participants on this trip is strictly limited to 10 photographers.  The club has reserved a block of motel rooms for three nights (January 3, 4, and 5) in West Yellowstone at a rate of $99 per night plus taxes.  Other expenses include approximately $340 per person (depending on the final number in attendance) for rental of the snow coach for two days ($170 per day per person), plus park entry fees and driver gratuity.  Full payment for the snow coaches and rooms will be required prior to the start of the trip, as this is a package arrangement.  Each participant is responsible for their own travel expenses and for meals during the trip.

Registration for this trip will be open through August 22, at which point we will conduct our lottery for slots if we have more than 10 registrants.  The $75 nonrefundable registration fee is required to pay for club expenses related to organizing this and other trips, as well as other club related expenses. 

Register Here

January 3 thru 5, 2019

Please contact Claudia O’Grady with questions about this trip.

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