January 14 Meeting
This month's presenter will be Rob Sheppard, former editor and currently editor-at-large of Outdoor Photographer magazine. In preparation for our Death Valley excursion at the end of the month, Rob will talk about Desert Photography.
We'll be announcing some really fun workshops coming up. You'll have to attend the meeting to get all the details ... or ... just look under 'Workshops' and 'Field Trips' on this page. But come to the meeting and meet Rob.
November 12 Meeting
Then our guest speaker Renee Bowen! A Louisiana native that now calls Santa Clarita home. She shoots everything from head shots to weddings to bar mitzvahs ... and EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN! And she loves a challenge!
After Rene'es presentation we saw some beautiful photos from our Cambria and Eastern Sierra fall color field trips! •
Past Meeting Notes
January 24, 25, 26, 2014 - Death Valley
Make your reservations now!
We will be staying in the Furnace Creek area. Those of you that are not camping can make your reservations at Furnace Creek Resort.
Those of you camping can make your reservations at the Furnace Creek Campground. I am taking the 'Command Center' and invite everyone to come over Saturday night after sunset shooting for dinner and campfire. It'll be a great time!
February 15, 16, 17, 2014 - Civil War Reenactment / Calico Ghost Town
Details coming soon ... but save the weekend.
December 5,6, 7, 2014 - Red Rock Balloon Rally / Gallup, New Mexico
Details coming soon. Save this weekend!
Upcoming SIG Events, Photo Ops and Galleries
The following events are posted for informational purposes only. Most are not affiliated with SCVPA.
Do you know of an event or photo op to share? contact the webmaster and we'll add it to this list!
See the Blog pages for more info on upcoming trips. Click Here.
Los Angeles Museum and Gallery Shows
ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
National Geographic's 'The Power of Photography'
October 26, 2013 - April 27, 2014
William S. Hart Park
Contact: Hart Office
March 21 & 22 at Fox Field
Los Angeles Air Show inc presents their inaugural air show in the Antelope Valley.
Special photo tour that may include sunset and/or sunrise shoots without the crowds.
There will be a charge for this event, but we hope to keep it to a minimum.
Hope to announce the main flying act at the club meeting, if not sooner.
Login for special Members Only features. Click on 'Member Login' at the very top of this page.
And don't forget to add your own favorite photos under the 'Photo Pages', 'Member Photo Pages'.
Holiday Party Signup
This year we are asking SCVPA members to sign up to attend the Holiday Party on December 13. Each member can bring one companion to the party and we ask that you register the companion either by name or Nom de Partie so we have an accurate count for food and libations. To register, Login and click on the Holiday Party event on the December SCVPA Holiday Party - 12/13/2013
December 15, 2013 - 2:00PM to 7:00PM Car/Motorcycle Photography
Leader: Robert Mance
Location: Somewhere in Palmdale!
We'll meet at the Golden Valley Rd. Target (scenic overlook area) at 1:00PM and carpool from there.
19105 Golden Valley Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91387
Cost: $10.00 Members / $15 Member and Guest / $25.00 Non-Members
Maximum Attendees: 20
Web Site of the Week!
Every now and then I come across some outstanding web sites that just NEEDS to get shared!
This is some amazing hummingbird photography!
And this is just plain ol' funny!
Support Our Sponsors
Santa Clarita Camera has allowed the SCVPA to meet there since the day it opened. Mike Lahman has been an invaluable supporter of our club. Be sure and stop by Santa Clarita Camera for your photographic needs.
Marston's Restaurant Valencia provides us wall space to display member photographic images and has hosted a reception for photographers and friends. Great food, great atmosphere. 24011 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia, CA 91355
The City of Santa Clarita
has hosted gallery shows, receptions and meeting space in support of club activities. Thanks especially to Jeff Barber and Jenni Shadle for their assistance.
provides us wall space to display member photographic images in both its Santa Clarita locations. Thelma's is located at 24250 Town Center Dr #180, Santa Clarita, CA (661) 286-2162 and 22876 Copper Hill Dr, Santa Clarita, CA (661) 263-8283