STEP UP GALLERY PRESS RELEASE
The Los Alamos Photo Club is hosting its 26th annual show April 29-May 26 in the Mesa Public Library’s Step Up Gallery. The public is invited to attend the Vernissage on Monday, May 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Step Up Gallery and to meet the photographers whose photos are on display. In addition to highlighting the current work of Los Alamos Photo Club members, photographers who live or work in the greater Los Alamos area were invited to submit their photos.
The exhibition includes a wide variety of subjects, ranging from sweeping panoramas of landscapes to wild animals, exotic vegetation and flowers, to international portraits and action shots of air shows. Photographers exhibiting at 26and The annual show features: Eric Bjorklund, Beverly Cooper, Martin Cooper, Michael Devereux, Jenn Donley, Bert Harry, Patricia Hensley, Leigh House, Steven Howard, Kenneth J. Johnson, Andi Kron, Peter C. LaDelfe, Stephen Ledoux, Graham Mark , Ge Mills, Harvey Morgan II, David Moss, Jen Moss, Randal Pair, John Sarracino, Bob Walker, Laurie Walker and Laurie Waters.
Many photos from the exhibit are available for purchase by contacting each photographer directly via their email addresses printed on each exhibit wall tag.
The public is invited to attend a guided tour on Tuesday, May 17 from 5:45 p.m. to -7:45 p.m. where photographers will guide visitors through the exhibition and discuss techniques, equipment and subjects, as well as answer questions from the visitors. At this time, masking and social distancing are optional in the gallery, however, these guidelines may change without notice.
The Los Alamos Photo Club holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month which are normally held at the Fuller Lodge Art Center. During the pandemic, however, meetings have been held online, via Zoom. More information about the club is on the LAPC website: groups.io/g/lapc. Meeting topics include discussions of photographic techniques, photo equipment, travel journals, photo editing software, and other photography-related topics. The club also sponsors occasional field trips as well as an annual presentation by a professional photographer. To inquire about membership, please email President Leigh House at [email protected]
Step Up Gallery is located on the top floor of the Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., Los Alamos. The gallery is open at the same times as the library: Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Gallery is closed on Sundays. Free entry.