FieldTrips - Boise Camera Club

Field Trips


Craters of the Moon

Kaylyn Franks, Facilitator

Friday, June 15  - Sunday, June 17
Start at the Craters of the Moon visitors center. There will be an orientation and guided locations to photograph. Optional return trip 6/17 to photograph Camas Lilly.  See event poster for further information


Professional Photographer Guy Tal - Presenting

Friday, June 29 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Friday is more geared towards his vision and philosophy, with the social mixer.

6:30 PM: Social with bar
7:00 PM Guy Tal - Telling Your Stories
8:30 - 9:00 PM Connect socially with Guy (host/no host bar continues)

Saturday, June 30 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday will include more specific information. Topics to cover the science of how/why humans see and respond to events and how photographers can utilize that for making compelling images.

9:00 AM - 12:00PM - Guy Tal: The Visual Language

Ticket Prices
$35 until May 4th, on May 5th the price rises to $40, and from June 1st on the price will be $45.

See event poster for further information and visit the Eventbrite page to register.


Silver City Photo Shoot

Kat Potter, Facilitator​

Saturday, July 14 from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (or later)
Starts at the Owyhee County Courthouse in Murphy, ID, and we will spend the day exploring the historic ghost town of Silver City in the Owyhee Mountains.


Leslie Gulch / Nightscape Photo Shoot

Scott Dehart, Facilitator

Friday, September 8 - Saturday, September 9
Further details to be announced.


Zion National Park Photo Shoot

Scott Dehart, Dan Mottaz, Harold Hall, Kaylyn Franks & Brian Hibbard, Facilitators

Thursday November 1 - Sunday, November 4
Maximum attendance: 25

Who can attend the organized excursions: Open to all BCC members.

Fee: Day passes and annual passes due upon entry into Zion National Park.

Post-Signup Email: Approximately 2 weeks before the Field Trip you will be receiving an email which will contain a list of “Excursions” that the leaders will be offering (with day/time/details, etc). From that list please figure out which ones you would prefer to go on.

Itinerary at Zion: Signup for the “Excursions” will be at the initial meeting at the Hampton Inn conference room on Thursday November 1 from 7:30-9:30pm. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED If you do not show up to this meeting you will need to go out and shoot on your own.

Optional Lunch Gathering- Saturday November 3rd- Lunch gathering so we can eat, show images, etc. More details to be announced.

Places to stay: The Host hotel will be the Hampton Inn 1127 Zion Park Boulevard Springdale, UT. There is a block of rooms saved under “Boise Camera Club” for $169.00 + taxes per night. Call ASAP as these are available on a “first come first served” basis. If full, there are many other lodging and camping options. Please do this on your own.

Physical activity: Easy to strenuous so please keep that in mind when choosing your excursions. Some will include off trail hiking on uneven terrain, Long pants, hiking boots, sunscreen, hat, long sleeved shirt recommended. Some excursions may require a permit and renting dry pants.

Equipment: macro lens, wide angle lens, telephoto lens, tripod or monopod (can be used as a walking stick).

Preliminary List of “Excursion” Offerings
Angels Landing
The Bosai Tree
Canyon Junction Bridge
Canyon Overlook
The Court of the Patriarchs
Emerald Pools
Trail Grafton Ghost Town
The Narrows- Short and Easy
The Narrows to Wall Street
Observation Point Trail
Watchman Trail

Eventbrite Sign Up Page


Additional Information

If you don't already have a signed liability waver form on file with the club, please fill one out and turn it in at the next event or group meeting you attend.


Looking forward to seeing you on our next field trip!
Darin and Kaylyn

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