Thursday, November 2, 2017

John Bare Demonstrates at the Huntington Beach Art League

Photographic Impressionism

John graciously donated his digital
painting for our lottery won by Jean Erstling.
 Judging members' art with Jane Ice (Vice
President in charge of Programs).
Ribbons awarded in eight categories.

Thanks John

Camera note. Olympus Pen-F with M.Zuiko 12-40 mm f/2.8 pro and M.Zuiko 75 mm f/1.8. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Snapshots from Watercolor West 2017

Watercolor West Scholarship winner Patricia Alverez
 with her CSUF Visual Arts Professor Lawrence Yun
and Watercolor West Scholarship Chair Judy Todd

Camera Note. Olympus OMD EM1 Mk 2 with 12-40mm M.Zuiko f/2.8 Pro

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Deborah Goldman at the Huntington Beach Art League

Fletcher Dice was the lucky winner of the mono
print generously donated by Deborah

Thanks, Deborah!

Camera Note.   Olympus Pen-F with M.Zuiko 12-40 mm f/2.8 pro and Olympus OMD EM1 Mk2  with M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f/2.8 pro.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Chris Sullivan at the Huntington Beach Art League

Gail Ferguso was the lucky winner
of the mixed-media piece generously 
donated by Chris.

Thanks, Chris!

Camera Note. Olympus OMD EM1 Mk2 with M.Zuiko 12-40 mm f/2.8 pro and M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f/2.8 pro.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Way Cool Day

Portland 4:30 departure for Willamette Mission State Park Salem, Oregon

Arrived--waiting for park opening: 5:45:57
Plenty of provisions: 7:36:19 



Diamond ring: 10:18:29

Totality: 10:19:04

Totality: 10:23:00
Diamond ring: 10:21:16


Original destination was Madras, but traffic and weather forecasts pointed us to Salem. Josh Cozby provided invaluable information about Salem viewing options (an invite to his house too)--thank you!

Members of our party included cousin Carole (Washington DC), her niece Linda (Olympia, Washington) and her great nephew Matt (Portland).

Eclipse images (out-of-camera jpgs uncropped) with Olympus Pen F (hand-held) M.Zuiko 40-150 mm f2.8 pro (at totality: 150mm/35mm equivalent of 300mm, ISO 200, f2.8, 1/250).

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Beach Camp 2017 with Maddie, Ryan and Sam

Sunday morning "Junior Chef" competition

Art projects during the week


Ryan learned to surf

Maddie honed her soccer skills

Final performances at Sammy musical theater workshop

After seven days they were exited to go home
And we survived...

Note. Activities by M&M Surfing School, British Soccer Camp, Ann Pennypackers's Musical Madness and their Super Grandma-Judy. And, thanks to Uncle Matt for the Pop-up Tents tents for the boys.