Field Trips

FIELD TRIP - APRIL 29, 2012 - A WORKSHOP WITH JERRY WALTERS OF BLUE TALON PHOTOGRAPHY

JERRY WALTERS WILL BE LEADING A FIELD TRIP ON APRIL 29, 2012. IT WILL BE ON PEOPLE PHOTOGRAPHY IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT. DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER. PLEASE EMAIL CHARLES DIRKS AT cdirks@dirksphotography.com IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. Details on this unique opportunity are finally here. The shoot is going to focus on a "Senior Portrait, working with at least four age-appropriate models and looks. We're planning to shoot from 11 am - 4 pm in Lodo. We are meeting at the Northeast corner of 26th St and Walnut St., Denver, CO 80205 at 11:00 A.M., Sunday April 29.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2011 ANNUAL FIELD TRIP TO PHOTOGRAPH BIGHORN SHEEP

Bighorn Sheep Field Trip Scheduled Saturday, Nov. 19

This will be our 4th annual Field Trip to photograph Bighorn Sheep in the rut. As in past years we will meet at Starbucks along I-70 at Downieville and break into groups of 10 or so to drive to the best viewing locations. I will be scouting to map the prime locations Friday morning so we'll have a fair idea where to find the animals on Saturday.

Here's the tentative Plan for Saturday:

• Meet for coffee at approx. 6:30 AM at Starbucks I-70 at Downieville; leave Starbucks in 2-3 groups by approx. 7:00 AM.

BUTTERFLY PAVILION FIELD TRIP APRIL 16, 2011 7:45AM-9;00AM

We have another unique photography event scheduled for April 16, 2011. We have an opportunity for a private, tripod session at the Butterfly Pavilion. We will be able to use tripods from 7:45 -9:00. At 9:00, the public will be invited in and we will be required to adhere to normal visiting restrictions of no tripods, we will be able to use monopods or hand held only. The cost for this event is $15.00 and must be prepaid. I have included the email from Marcos which includes the information for prepayment.

FIELD TRIP - DENVER ZOO - MAY 22, 2010

Photo Safari & Test Drive at the Denver Zoo May 22
Sponsored by Mike's Camera:
Photo Safari & Test Drive at the Denver Zoo
Coming Saturday May 22
Join us at the Denver Zoo for our second annual Photo Safari & Test Drive and snap up some great wildlife pictures. Take advantage of this great event that's fun for kids and grown-ups. Enjoy FREE loaners from of latest cameras to exotic telephoto lenses and other photo gear from your favorite manufacturers and pick up some great photo tip and tricks from your Mike's Camera crew.

FIELD TRIP - BRECKINRIDGE SNOW SCULPTURES - SUN., JANUARY 31

We’re planning a field trip to Breckenridge to see the beautiful snow sculptures downtown. This trip is slated for Sunday, Jan. 31st, which is the day the awards will be given out. If you’re interested, please RSVP directly to Bill Vogel, trip leader, at bvogel@montaukservices.com.

FIELD TRIP - WINTER PARK SLED DOG RACES - SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

On Sunday 1/24, we’ll travel to Winter Park to the Sled Dog Races! We’ll meet at Evergreen’s Buchanan Rec Center at 7:45. We’ll figure out carpools when we get there.

We’ll plan on getting to Winter Park a little before 10 a.m. and spend a few hours with the dogs. Then, we’ll plan to head back a little ahead of the ski traffic, probably around 2 p.m.
Please RSVP with your name, a cell phone number.
Lorrie McAllister
Donna Dannen
P.S. Come prepared to spend time outside (i.e. dress in warm, water resistant layers

"BIGHORN In-the-Rut" Field Trip ~ Sat. 11/22/08

Join us for an exciting opportunity to view and photograph BIGHORN SHEEP during breeding season.
Of the approximately 8,000 in our various mtn areas, we are fortunate to have the second largest concentration in our own backyard. A/K/A the 'Georgetown Herd', they can often be seen in areas along US-6, I-70, and US-40.

FALL COLORS FIELD TRIP

Field Trip will be organized/led by Harry Sherwood, entitled Fall Colors. Harry has some set routes, knows great places to stop for breath-taking views, beaver dams, etc, and if the timing and colors cooperate... a very fun trip is guaranteed with great photo opportunities. TBA... once colors and timing are better determined. Research is being done, and you will be hearing from Harry...

ROCKY MOUNTAIN BALLOON FESTIVAL - Fri. 8/22 thru Sun. 8/24

Field Trip Committee - brings your attention to the upcoming Balloon Festival at Chatfield State Park.
No official 'club' meeting location has been established, but event runs Friday, 8/22 thru Sun. 8/24.
Please visit website, www.RockyMountainBalloonFestival.com for detailed description of all that is offered, including map, times of events, etc. An opportunity to bring the family AND your camera.. it runs all weekend. Chatfield's a thirty minute drive from Evergreen. Event is FREE.. except for $7 (per car) State Park Entrance Fee, for those who do not have Season Parks Pass.

"GENEVA" GHOST TOWN - FIELD TRIP, Sun. 7/20/08

A Colorado Ghost Town is the destination for this month's Field Trip.
GENEVA is located about an hour's drive from Aspen Park on 285.
Enroute, an area with tiers of iron tailings with great colors may be seen.
Water should be flowing over this time of year. Many great photo opportunities!
Scheduled time of departure is 7 AM, leaving from Aspen Park's "Park 'n Ride".
Road conditions will determine length of hike, expected to be relatively easy 2 miles.
4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended, and carpooling available.

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