2022 Past Field Trips

Visit  the APS Flickr group to view pictures from these trips.

June 2022

Wednesday, June 1st 1pmField Trip to Capay Valley Lavender Farm

Join us for a special afternoon of photographing lavender fields and surrounds in the peak season

We've been offered a unique opportunity - we have an exclusive invitation to explore these lovely fields and to stay through the golden hour.  The farm will not be open to the public during our visit.  Many thanks to Sonia Dunning for making this trip possible.

May 2022

Thursday, May 19th,  9 am  Field Trip to Historic Benicia
Flickr Tag
: 2022_Benicia

Sunday, May 29th  8:30 am Field Trip to SF Carnaval Parade

April 2022

April 7th:  Join us for an afternoon of exploring the architecture and gardens of the new and exciting space being heralded as the Grand Central of the West!

April 23rd - Enjoy the cherry blossoms in bloom at one of the Bay Area's premiere Japanese Gardens

Where: Hakone Estate and Gardens 21000 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA  https://www.hakone.com

When:  Saturday, April 23rd - meet inside the front entrance at 11:am  

Lunch: Please bring your own lunch  We will meet for a lunch break at the picnic area at 1pm.

Fees: Under 65: $10; Seniors: $8

APS Flickr  Tag:  2022_Hakone

 

March 2022

  • Where: UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanical Gardens:  1490 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA
  • When: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 9:00 am
  • Fees: $8 for seniors; $10 for <65.  Credit/Debit cards are not accepted. See  PDF for more details.
  • Carpooling:  Please make your own arrangements in advance for carpooling. If you do not have an email address for the individual(s) you would like to reach, use the club’s email system to message one or more club members about the trip.
  • Be Safe: Plan to bring a mask and abide by the masking rules posted at the garden and other locations you choose to visit.
  • APS Flickr Page Tag:  Please post your photos from this trip on the APS Flickr page. Remember to tag your images with 2022_UCSC

February 2022

  • When Sunday, February 20, 2022.  This is a very picturesque area and you will want the best light to work with.  
    • The park opens at 9am and closes at 5pm. 
    • On Sunday, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset is at 5:54 pm.  
    • Choose the time of day for your visit that will give you the light you want.
  • Fees:  $10 per vehicle to enter the park.
  • Carpooling:  Please make your own arrangements in advance for carpooling. If you do not have an email address for the individual(s) you would like to reach, use the club’s email system to message one or more club members about the trip.
  • Parking: To access Beauty Ranch, park in the Upper Parking Lot
  • Be Safe: Given the nature of the recent COVID variant, we ask that you plan to wear a mask and maintain social distance whenever you are with others - indoors or out. The Park requires that guests wear a mask when entering the Museum and the Cottage.
  • APS Flickr Page Tag:  Please post your photos from this trip on the APS Flickr page. Remember to tag your images with 2022_JackLondon

 

January 2022

Wednesday January 12th: Merced National Wildlife Reserve.  7430 W Sandy Mush Rd, Merced, CA 95341. This trip is scheduled to take advantage of the peak of the Sandhill Crane migration.  To be on site for the Sandhill Cranes' morning fly-out and/or the evening fly-in, you may want to make this an overnight trip. More details to come.

Flickr Tag: 2022_MercedNWR



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