26th Annual Los Alamos Photographers’ Show Runs Apr. 26 To May 26 At Step Up Gallery


The Los Alamos Photo Club is hosting its 26th Annual Show April 29 through May 26 in Step Up Gallery at Mesa Public Library. The public is invited to attend the Opening Reception on Monday, May 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Step Up Gallery and meet the photographers whose photos are in the show. In addition to highlighting current work of Los Alamos Photo Club members, photographers who live or work in the greater Los Alamos area were invited to enter their photos.

The exhibit includes a wide variety of subjects, ranging from expansive landscape vistas to wild animals, exotic vegetation and flowers, international portraits, and airshow action photos. The photographers exhibiting in the 26th Annual Show include: Eric Bjorklund, Beverly Cooper, Martin Cooper, Michael Devereux, Jenn Donley, Bert Harry, Patricia Hensley, Leigh House, Steven Howard, Kenneth J. Johnson, Andi Kron, Peter C. LaDelfe, Stephen Ledoux, Graham Mark, ge mills, Harvey Morgan II, David Moss, Jen Moss, Randal Pair, John Sarracino, Bob Walker, Laurie Walker and Laurie Waters.

Many of the photos in the show are available for purchase by directly contacting each photographer through their email addresses printed on each wall tag in the exhibit.

The public is invited to attend a Guided Tour on Tuesday, May 17 from 5:45 p.m. to -7:45 p.m. when photographers will guide visitors through the exhibit and discuss techniques, equipment, and subjects, as well as answering visitor questions. At the present time, masking and social distancing is optional in the gallery, however, those guidelines may change without notice. 

The Los Alamos Photo Club holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month that are normally at Fuller Lodge Art Center. During the pandemic, however, meetings have been held online, via Zoom. More information about the club is on the LAPC website: groups.io/g/lapc. Meeting topics include discussions of photographic techniques, photo equipment, travel logs, software for photo processing, and other photography-related topics. The club also sponsors occasional field trips as well as an annual presentation by a professional photographer. To inquire about membership please email Chair Leigh House at hagar@newmexico.com.

Step Up Gallery is located on the top floor of Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., Los Alamos. The gallery is open the same hours as the library: Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm; Friday: 10am – 6pm; and Saturday: 10am – 5pm. The Gallery is closed Sundays. Admission is free.