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October 2023 Program Meeting
October 11, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Focus Program Meeting – Presentation by Cheryl Opperman on ‘Photographing Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska’
During March of each year, over a million sandhill cranes migrate through Nebraska creating one of the most amazing wildlife gatherings in North America. Join award winning photographer Cheryl Opperman for a presentation about this unique photographic opportunity with plenty of tips on how to make the most of your trip to photograph these magnificent birds.
A “Members Only” recording of this presentation is available to current Focus Club members.
(Images used with permission)
Cheryl Opperman is a nationally acclaimed nature photographer who has traveled to every continent in the world capturing spectacular images of nature, wildlife, and indigenous cultures. Widely published, her photographs have appeared in print, on the web, on television, and in solo and group exhibits, resulting in a list of clients or credits which include The American Humane Association, Overseas Adventure Travel, The Denver Post, the National Geographic Society, and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Cheryl’s esthetic compositions, artistic use of light, and exquisite detail have been honored with several prestigious awards from organizations including The Earth Day Network, Nature’s Best Photography, the International Photography Awards, and the National Wildlife Federation.
Using the power of photography to inspire interest in the environment and other cultures, she has presented keynote addresses or classes on various topics to schools, camera clubs, the Intermountain Regional Headquarters of the National Park Service, the Crane Trust, Denver Audubon, the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, and the North American Nature Photography Association. Cheryl is a 1992 honors graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial/Scientific photography.