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Local Photographer Shares Nature Images and Techniques

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SAGA Thursday Artist Talk with Ron Long

October 3 | 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Surrey, BC – Surrey Art Gallery Association announces their October Thursday Artist Talk with returning artist Ron Long at Surrey Art Gallery on October 3 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. titled "The Art, Technique, and Challenge of Nature Photography." Admission is free.

Drawing on examples from his long career and worldwide travels, Long illustrate how he has dealt with the challenges of capturing nature ranging from Nudibranchs (or sea slugs) to birds in flight and almost everything in between. Many of the photographs he will share from his portfolio have not previously been seen. Long will also discuss photographic techniques that any photographer—from amateur to professional—can learn from.

About the Artist

Ron Long had a 36-year career as a professional photographer at Simon Fraser University. For much of that time, he photographed exclusively for the Bio-Sciences Department. Now retired, Ron travels to nature hot spots around the world. Recent trips have taken him to southern Africa, South America, and Australia, as well as many locations in North America. Ron is past president of the Native Plant Society of British Columbia, is currently active in the Vancouver Natural History Society and is on the board of the Alpine Garden Club.

About Surrey Art Gallery Association

Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) is a non-profit society that offers its members the opportunity to participate in and respond to contemporary art and be part of a community that actively supports Surrey Art Gallery.

About Surrey Art Gallery

Internationally recognized for its award-winning programs, Surrey Art Gallery, located at 13750 88 Avenue in Surrey, is the second-largest public art museum in Metro Vancouver. Founded in 1975, the Gallery presents contemporary art by local, national, and international artists, including digital and audio art. Its extensive public programs for children through to adults aim to engage the public in an ongoing conversation about issues and ideas that affect our communities and to provide opportunities to interact with artists and the artistic process. Admission is free. Surrey Art Gallery gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the City of Surrey, Province of BC through BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Surrey Art Gallery Association.

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Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Surrey Art Gallary

13750 88 Avenue in Surrey

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