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Nancie Clark

Nancie Clark

I recently moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico with the desire to increase my landscape and nature photography. As so many say, "there's something about the light here."

I'm a freelance photographer and travel blogger, when I'm not working on a film or TV show. I'm working to grow my photography business, because it is the heart of who I am. My blog is http://www.apertureofmysoul.com I can be found on all social media sites with this same name.

My current camera is Nikon D800. I use various Nikon lenses: 50mm 1.8, 28mm 2.0, 28-80 3.3-5.6, 70-300 4.0-5.6

My passions are photography and travel, but I also enjoy singing, coffee and new adventures.




Theresa Rice

Theresa Rice

I'm a retired administrative professional whose husband retired from the Navy, which is how we eventually ended up at the very northern tip of the Kitsap peninsula with the Hood Canal on one side and Puget Sound on the other. (We joke that we live in a postcard.)

Learning to take better photographs was one of my retirement goals, but I had no idea where it would take me. I've found that walking or hiking with a camera in my hand makes me forget all about how far I've gone or how long I've been going. It's a great fitness tool!

My current camera is a Sony A6000 for which I have the kit lenses (a 55-210 F4.5 zoon and a 16-50 F3.5 zoom), a 50 mm F1.8 prime, and a 10-18 F-4 zoom. Some of my friends in the local camera club give me a hard time about not having a "real" camera, but the weight was a big issue for me.




Gordon Saperia

Gordon Saperia

In 1968, while a senior in high school, uncle Jim handed me a well-worn Leicaflex camera. My photographic journey began. But only recently has photography become an essential, part of my life. After a satisfying career as a clinical cardiologist and then editor of online medical content in Massachusetts, I began to explore the world with my camera, visiting breathtaking landscapes in places such as the Atacama Desert, the Yukon Territory, and the Arctic in northern Norway.

Landscape and nature have always been my central photographic interests. In the past few years, image making of the natural landscape at night has become a passion and allowed me to move into a realm not widely explored. It’s a pleasure to interact with the natural world in the light of night and a challenge to present it to others in a way that invites curiosity.

Photographs of mine have been selected into juried exhibits at the Concord and Cambridge (Massachusetts) Art Associations, the Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction Vermont, and the Cape Cod Art Association in Barnstable. It was an honor to exhibit with other talented photographers in "Night Becomes Us" at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury in 2016. One of my images has been published in the Photographic Society of America (PSA) Journal (2017). Acceptance into this NYC4PA show is an honor.

I encourage you to view more of my images online or to contact me with questions using the information below.

Gordon Saperia
5 Intervale Road
Wellesley, MA 02481
508.868.3513
https://gsaperia.smugmug.com
gsaperia@gmail.com




Marla Henry

Marla Henry

I have never had any formal training in photography. I am currently a math instructor at the local community college who has always had an interest in photography. I started taking pictures in the late 70′s when I received my first Kodak Instamatic camera and was hooked. I had other film cameras until 2004 when I bought my first point-and-shoot digital camera. I love taking travel and landscape photographs. My favorites are on my wall. I also take most of the family photographs. I am definitely much more comfortable taking landscape photos; however, I would really like to improve my ability to take candid shots of people.

Recently, I bought my first DSLR, a Canon 70D, which I am still learning how to use. I also use my Sony DSC-HX50V. I started out using Photoshop CS3 which I was able to purchase inexpensively as a student getting my masters in education, but now use Photoshop Elements 13. I knew I was not using Photoshop to anywhere near its full extent and using PSE 13 has actually helped me learn how to use several features that I never used before.




Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson

I retired last year after a career in journalism, followed by work in the non-profit sector. (Of course, some say journalism and non-profit are one and the same.) About half my time is spent on our family ranch in the Texas Hill Country where we raise angora goats (for mohair) and sheep (for wool). Many of my photos are from those environs.

My wife and I love to travel, primarily to New Mexico and the American Southwest. Those are other places where I love to shoot.

Although I've been photographing nearly my entire life, I'm at the point where I can devote more time and attention to developing the craft. A main goal of mine is to fine-tune my eye and improving my composition so that my photos stand out from appearing like snapshots. I am working very hard at self-discipline - slowing down, looking at various angles, composing the scene before shooting rather than my Click! Click! Click! rapid fire method.

Photography is great fun for me and a way to self-express myself. I have no illusions about being a professional. I shoot simply for the joy of it.

My equipment is rather low budget. I use a Canon T2i camera, various lenses -- mainly a 28-135 mm which is my "walk-around" lens - and the basic polarizing and ND filters. I also have a 400 mm zoom which I use occasionally for capturing shots of wildlife on our ranch. I do all of my processing on Lightroom.




Trinda Love

Trinda Love

I live in Tacoma, Washington and love to shoot landscapes and flowers, but also night scenes and rain scenes. I am also a palette knife oil painter, and that influences my style and subject matter. I do also love to shoot portraits and made a living at that for a few months. I have been into photography my whole life, but only since digital cameras have I had really nice equipment. I was shooting Cannon, Eos Elan in film before my husband bought me a Nikon D70. I have converted this into an Infrared camera. I also have a Nikon D300, used mostly by him, and I shoot with my Nikon D750 after my D600 was stolen.

I have Nikon lenses for my D750, Nikon 28-300mm 3.5-5.6 ED zoom; Nikon 60mm 1:2.8 ED macro; Nikon 18-35mm 1:3.5-4.5 ED wide angle; and a Tamron 150-600mm F5-6.3. I also have a Lensbaby composer pro.

My Nikon D70 has an 18-70mm DX lens F3.5-4.5 lens which I use exclusively on it due to calibration issues with Infrared.




John Zhu

John Zhu

I like landscape photography and America's National Parks. I even wrote an App for national parks almost 10 years ago.

I live in San Diego and lived in Chicago for 5 years. I graduated from PennState as a computer engineering major and worked almost all my life as a computer software engineer.

I contributed to AC Nielsen's marketing research system, Motorola cellphone network, Ford SYNC product, and various research efforts at UC San Diego. Landscape Photograph and National Park is the love of my life.

My current cameras include Nikon D800, D810, and Sony mirrorless a6300 for casual shoot.