Various field trips are scheduled throughout the year to places in New England. Sign-ups are necessary to get an idea of how many are attending. Carpooling is generally available which is a great way to get to know other members of the club and to discuss photographic ideas and techniques while travelling to the venue. Sign ups are easy: at the club or thru the online form listed below.

When, Where, and
Who to Contact

Scheduled Trips
Field Trip News and General Information
Fog Sculptures-Arnold Arboretum-Trip Leader Janice Koskey
September 22, 2018
End of Year Pizza Party
June 10, 2019

Members Form:
Field Trips Sign-up Form

Field Trips:

Position Currently Open
Scheduled Field Trips
are being run by
Member Volunteers

Questions regarding the
Field Trips:

End of Year Pizza Party:
Monday, June 10, 2019
Coordinators: Susan Mosser and Chris Germain

Questions regarding the
End of Year Pizza Party:


Field Trip Galleries

"Nubble Light Flash Gallery"
York, Maine

Field Trip Policy Reminder

With the new season upon us, we want to encourage members to take advantage of the field trips that are researched and made available during the course of the season. These provide excellent opportunities to interact with your fellow photographers and to make some top caliber images. We hope that the "old hands" will take an active part in mentoring newer workers in the photographic process. We also need to remind all members that while our Field Trip Leaders and other volunteers identify locations for photography and attempt to help with logistics, neither they nor the Greater Lynn Photographic Association has any control over travel to or from a location or the conditions encountered at it. All participation in field trip activities is voluntary on the part of the member and any minor member they may bring. Neither GLPA nor the Field Trip Leaders or volunteers assume any
liability for any accidents or other situations which may occur as a result of a member's participation in a field trip.

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Field Trips and Evening Exposure

Upcoming Field Trips

Field Trip News and General Information

Unfortunately our Field Trip chairman Dick Simmons has decided to resign after leading many, many trips over several years. We can’t thank Dick enough for all the wonderful ideas and places he has taken our members to photograph through the years.

We are looking for members of the club to lead a trip or two during the year. It doesn’t have to be anyplace fancy – just someplace you enjoyed shooting or an event you know is happening. If you are interested in leading a trip e-mail Susan and discuss your ideas.
For the 2018–2019 club season two members have already volunteered to lead trips. Please see below for specific information on these two trips. Other trip information will be posted as we have volunteers to lead them.

Field trips are a way for you to meet your fellow member photo enthusiasts in the club. Trips range from day time all day trips to one to two hour sunset trips. They are usually followed by a late breakfast, lunch or dinner stop with the group depending on the time of the trip. Members meet at the camera club to car pool, as it’s more fun to ride with a few other club members while giving you an opportunity to visit. Of course you are always welcome to drive to the destination on your own and meet the group there.

For all trips you should have good walking shoes, light jacket and cash to cover your meal and your share of gas, tolls and or park entry fees with your car pool driver. Equipment needs will be listed on the website or in the emails for the trip. Normally it a short to medium telephoto lens and a tripod.

You should sign up for all field trips on the field trip page of the website using the online sign up in the left side column. Then we have your name and contact info should the trip be canceled.

. Hope you will be able to attend some of the scheduled trips once they are planned and posted.

Rockport Trip

Salem Halloween

Boston Waterfront

Fall Colors

Nature WalkThrough Woods

Simmons Field Nature Trip

Fog Sculptures-Arnold Arboretum-Trip Leader Janice Koskey
September 22, 2018 9:00 AM

This first Saturday field trip of the year will take us to a new adventure.
We will meet at the club at 8:45 AM to car pool for prompt departure at 9 AM and will travel to the Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston, Hunnewell Building, Main Gate. We will photograph from 10 am to 1pm which will be 4 explosions of the fog machines over the hillside. After the shooting we will all go to lunch at West on Centre, a nice restaurant for brunch, salads, sandwiches, etc., a six minute drive away.

Photography will be of human made fog which cascades down a tree covered hill at the main entrance of the arboretum every half hour from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Fujiko Nakaya, an 85 year old Japanese nature artist, was commissioned by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy to create five art installations highlighting the Olmstead designed parks in Boston to celebrate their Twentieth Anniversary. At one of the five sites, the Arnold Arboretum, we will see fog produced from nozzles set up at the top of a slope of trees at the main entrance. Soft, misty clouds appear every half hour, changing shape and appearance according to wind, humidity, and light patterns as they billow through the environment. The artist describes her work as a ‘conversation with nature’.

Free parking is available on the street surrounding the Arboretum. Drivers can drop their passengers at the main gate and from there it is a matter of feet to the Hunnewell Building and Visitor Center which has two exhibits and restrooms open to the public. Fog x Flo, as the experiential art is called, is located right next to this red brick building. There is a path to the left that goes up to the top of the hill where the fog is made and sent on its descent, and a loop path follows it about one quarter of the way down. Views are also good from the bottom where you can shoot up into the oncoming fog and/or photograph the people who roam about and serve as silhouettes.

Equipment needed for this trip would be your camera, tripod -optional, umbrella for a prop or protection if it rains, rain jacket because the fog can be very wet at certain times, props for posing in the fog, colorful clothing, flashlights with colored cellophane for special effects, or anything you can think of that might make the fog photography more creative and fun. Or just bring yourself and your camera and see what happens

Please sign up for this trip by using the online signup in the left side column of this page. This allows us to have your full contact information should the trip need to be canceled or postponed. Make sure you have cash with you to help pay for the gas should you car pool and pay for your meal after the photography.
If you have any questions please email Janice at the field trip email address in the left column.

Image by Janice Koskey

Image by Janice Koskey

Image by Janice Koskey

Image by Janice Koskey

Image by Janice Koskey


End of Year Pizza Party
June 10, 2019 6:30 PM Social-7 PM Pizza

This end of the year fun night is a chance to visit with friends, view some images taken on field trips over the past year or your own vacations and have a little pizza and salad.

Normally there is a small fee of 10-12 dollars for the night to cover the cost of the food and libations.

More information will be posted as the time gets nearer. Thank you to Chris Germain and Pam Lintner for their help with this night.