Our next monthly Zoom meeting is on Thursday, May 13th, starting at 7pm. Join a bit early to assure your connectivity and socialize. A link to the meeting will be sent in advance via email to members and interested non-members. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please send an email to flatirons [at] email@example.com with the subject line ‘Mailing list’.
Dana Bove will be our speaker. Dana is a long time Boulder, Colorado resident and is President and founder of Front Range Nesting Bald Eagle Studies (FRNBES). Dana traded his love for research as a career geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for studies on nesting and winter roosting Bald Eagles and other raptors in the northern Colorado Front Range. A passion for photography, raptors, environmental conservation, and scientific research provide the foundation for his current studies of Bald Eagle and other raptors.
Dana will discuss general characteristics of the region’s Bald Eagles with a focus on breeding populations. In addition, he will share how photography has become one of the foundational tools for his research and related conservation and advocacy work. In the northern Colorado Front Range there are now about eighteen Bald Eagle nests, significantly more than existed several decades ago. Yet nest density appears to be leveling off: since 2014 the number of successful nests in our study area has only grown by two or perhaps three nests. Nesting Bald Eagles face many challenges that will make it much more difficult for them to sustain their large near-nest territories, and which are already bringing Bald Eagles into more frequent conflict with agriculture, housing construction and oil and gas development.
Join us via Zoom for the January 14, 2021 7:00 PM meeting of the Flatirons Photo Club! A link to the meeting will be sent in advance via email to members and interested non-members. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please send an email to flatirons [at] flatironsphotoclub.org with the subject line ‘Mailing list’.
This meeting will be a Members’ Night, with a special topic of ‘People’. That means that a person or people will be the main focus of the image. The person/people can be engaged in an activity or the image can be a portrait. Each member may submit up to 2 images that you want to talk about and that you wish to get feedback on. This gives everyone a chance to talk about their images and their current photographic interest. We do encourage all members to participate. We’ll need you to submit the images as usual to flatirons [at] flatironsphotoclub.org. Deadline is Monday, January 11 at noon.
This is a collection of images that have been received awards at Club meetings since December 2010, plus a few images from presenters and other sources. Click on an image to start a slide show, and on a keyboard use the right arrow to advance. We hope this is a pleasant distraction from current events, and an opportunity remember past competition winners. It’s also a test of this particular WordPress plugin, so please email any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line “Past Winners”.
The Purple Path, Realism, Award, Cary Wolfson
NYC Skyscraper, Gail Dohrmann
Award – Digital Special Effects – Cal Whitehall, “Aspen Abstract”
Award, Digital Realism, “Terrorist,” John Harmon
Award – Print Special Topic – Russell Dohrmann, Long’s Ford Truck
Award, Digital Realism, “Analog Fashion,” Tricia Rubio
Digital Open Honorable Mention, Peter Bandurian, “Watchman at Sunrise”