Monthly Meeting - Africa with Piper Mackay

Piper Mackay is a professional wildlife and cultural photography whose work is based on the African Continent.

She will led you on an incredible journey through the savannas of the Serengeti in Tanzania, the great migration crossing the Mara River in Kenya, trekking with the Mountain gorillas in Rwanda, through the dramatic desserts of Namibia, and into the Omo Valley, one the most tribal rich regions in the world. She will share the story about her transition from a design career in the Fashion Industry to a professional wildlife and cultural photographer, the use of dramatic lighting, creating powerful compositions, marketing, and advice on going pro.

Bio: Piper Mackay is a wildlife and cultural documentary photographer whose work is heavily concentrated on the African continent. Her work is licensed through Getty Images top collections. Her images have been displayed at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington DC, The Museum of History and industry in Seattle Washington, The Art Wolfe gallery, The G2 gallery, as well as local galleries in the Los Angels area. Featured articles of her work have been displayed in major publications such as Outdoor Photographer, Rangefinder, Nature photographer, and selamta, as well as several regional publications. Her images have graced the pages of National Geographic, Natures Best, National Geographic Expeditions, WWF calendars, birders and many others. She is part of the Gura Gear ProTeam and she leads wildlife safaris and cultural photo tours throughout Africa. 

Images Copyright 2014 Piper Mackay, all rights reserved.

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• Parking: Limited free on-site parking, metered parking on street, accessibility parking on site and on street. Additional FREE parking on city property is available on corner of Corinth and Iowa Ave, 150 feet south of facility's parking lot. Enter the building from the rear off the parking lot.

• Eat and Greet: SCCC Members are invited to a pre-meeting dinner with Piper at 6:00 p.m. at Jin Jiang, 11057 Santa Monica Blvd., one block east of Sepulveda Blvd., their phone is[masked]-7171.

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  • Charles G.

    Piper Mackay made a terrific presentation, with spectacular images. The presentation was well organized, and presented in a very professional manner.

    April 15, 2014

  • Andreas (Andy) S.

    Piper, thank you for the wonderful presentation. Your images are very inspiring. Thank you for answering my questions. I appreciate your advice.

    April 15, 2014

  • Joan S.

    Beautiful photos and solid advice - a great combination!

    April 15, 2014

  • Allan D.

    Re. Passover- Sorry if you can't attend, hope to see you at some of our other meetings and outings.

    April 6, 2014

  • AlanJ

    you realize this is the 1dt night of Passover

    April 1, 2014

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