Artist's Talk with Photographer Frank Sauer

Saturday, April 1 from 2PM to 3PM
Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton

Join us at the Arts Council of Princeton as Frank Sauer explores the art of nature photography and the story behind his extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Sauer spent three years capturing the Preserve in all four seasons - revealing the varied landscapes, shifting light, and stark beauty of Princeton's beloved "Central Park."

 

Ordering Photos from Mountain Lakes: A Lens on the Seasons Exhibition

Did you see photos at the Mountain Lakes: A Lens on the Seasons show that you would like to order? Here is all of the information you need to order one or more for your home!

These links will allow you to see all of the photographs from the exhibition:
Color Photos
Black and White Photos

Once you have chosen your photos, download our order form and fill it out.

At the opening on March 10, please drop off your order form and payment at the FOPOS table.  To order after the opening, please send the order form with your check to FOPOS, P.O. Box 374, Princeton NJ 08542.  

The photos will be printed after the end of the exhibition when all orders have been received.
We will confirm your print order via e-mail, and we will notify you by e-mail when your print is ready for pick-up. Shipping is available for an extra fee, please inquire.

Ordering and paying online is possible. Please call Scotia MacRae at (609) 468-1720 for more information.

Mountain Lakes: A Lens on the Seasons

Friends of Princeton Open Space invites you to the opening reception for

Mountain Lakes: A Lens on the Seasons

March 10, 5:30-7:30PM
at the Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

An exhibition of Frank Sauer’s extraordinary color and black-and-white photographs of The Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve, the heart of Princeton’s “Central Park,” showing the Preserve’s beauty in all four seasons.

Exhibition Dates: March 10 – April 30, 2017.

Sales of photographs will benefit the Friends of Princeton Open Space, which maintains and enhances the Preserve for all to enjoy.

 

Dogwood by Frank Sauer

Dogwood by Frank Sauer

2nd Annual Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest

The Contest

Friends of Princeton Open Space and REI are encouraging the Princeton Community to OptOutside and enjoy nature this Thanksgiving weekend.  Plan a visit to Mountain Lakes Preserve on Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday and bring your camera to participate in the 2nd annual FOPOS Give Thanks for Nature Photo Contest.

Take your best shot of all that Mountain Lakes Preserve has to offer, and submit your photo for a chance to win an REI gift card!

Directions to Mountain Lakes

Mountain Lakes Preserve is located at 57 Mountain Ave, Princeton, NJ 08203.  Contestants can park at the Community Park North parking lot.

File Format

Files must be in JPG format.  Any aspect ratio is acceptable, but please size the file so that the longest dimension is 1500 pixels and set the quality to “high.”

Filenames MUST include your name brief description of picture:

For example:  if your name is Joe Smith and you are submitting a photo of an oak tree, you might name your file:
JoeSmith-Oak tree.jpg

DO NOT send files with your camera's default filename!

In order to ensure anonymous judging, please include no signatures or watermarks that would reveal the name of the photographer on the photo itself.

Entries must be submitted by midnight, Thursday December 1st.  Please e-mail jpeg files to info@fopos.org, with Photo Contest in the subject line.

Copyright

The photographer retains full copyright to his or her images. However, participation in the contest requires the contestant to give Friends of Princeton Open Space permission to use the photographs without compensation on the website as well as in news releases which may appear in print or on third party websites for the purpose of publicizing the contest.  Friends of Princeton Open Space will always include the photographer's name when using a photograph for any purpose.

Timeline

  • Submission:  You may submit starting November 26.  The deadline to submit is midnight, Thursday, December 1, 2016. (Eastern Time)
  • Drawing:  mid-December
  • Finalists Announced:  January 15, 2017
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