A popular activity of the club is the periodic photography field trips or Shootouts. Comprised primarily of day trips to local locations, Shootouts provide members and guests with practical photographic experience, a way to expand their vision and creativity, and a source of fun and socialization.
After shootouts club members upload a few of their best images to the club’s Shootout flickr® group pool. Only photos taken on location during a scheduled shoot-outs may be posted. Only photos taken on location during a scheduled shoot-out are posted so others can see what variety can be achieved under the same circumstances. If you are a club member but not a member of flickr® learn how to join here.
Nothing happens when you sit at home. I always make it a point to carry a camera with me at all times…I just shoot at what interests me at that moment. – Elliott Erwitt
Upcoming Shootout – Clos La Chance Winery.
Date: November 12, 2016 | Time: 6:15AM – 8:00AM
Fall colors are starting to appear at Clos La Chance Winery in San Martin. We expect them to peak soon. We have permission to shoot this area around sunrise on Saturday November 12th. You will be able to photograph spectacular views of vines and fields of grapes under early morning low level light. Most of the grapes have been picked but leaves are changing to beautiful colors. More information is available here.
Upcoming Shootout – Henry Coe “Super Moon”.
Date: November 13, 2016 | Time: 3:40PM – 6:00PM
Photographers at all levels will find spectacular views and the option for shooting the “SUPER” moon rising in the East. If the Eastern Sky is clouded, there is a special location for shooting the sun set. Moon rise is at 4:50PM; sunset is at 4:58PM. More information is available here.
Recent examples of shootout images taken by club members: