Michael E. Gordon is an award-winning landscape photographer based in Long Beach, California. Mostly self-taught, Michael has been exhibiting his work around the country for nearly 15 years. His images are included in the permanent collections of The Wilderness Society in San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente in Orange County, and the U.S. embassies in Dakar, Senegal and Rabat, Morocco. Michael’s photography has been honored in the Black and White Spider Awards, Prix de la Photographie in Paris, International Photographer of the Year Awards, The Photography Master’s Cup and many more. His work has also been published in View Camera Magazine, Nature Photographers Network, Broughton Quarterly, Backpacker Magazine and the Sierra Club Desert Report, and his clients include T-Mobile and National Parks Conservation Association among others. Michael leads several photography workshops annually, and he serves on the Board of Directors for the Mojave National Preserve Conservancy. He also served as a volunteer ranger in the San Gorgonio Wilderness for more than 20 years, earning a President’s Gold Volunteer Service award, and his photography was instrumental in the designation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in October 2014.
This free educational event is sponsored by the West Los Angeles Group of the Sierra Club’s Angeles Chapter. Plenty of free lighted parking. Refreshments are served and there is always a lively talk accompanying the program. Feel free to bring a friend; all meetings are open to members and non-members of the Sierra Club.