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January 17, 2012 > Photograph tide pools at the Fitzgerald Marine Preserve

Photograph tide pools at the Fitzgerald Marine Preserve

Submitted By Sachie Johns

Third in the Sunset Photo Walk series offered by The Fremont Art Association-Digital Photography Group (FAA-DPG), a visit to the Fitzgerald Marine Preserve provides photographers an opportunity for great marine shots. Award-winning photographers, Cooksey-Talbott and Jacline Deridder will lead this free photo outing on Saturday, January 21. Because of the extreme low tide to be expected around the time of our trip, there will be an abundance of tide pools and sea fauna to photograph. All levels welcome.

Low tide is expected around 3:30 p.m., sunset around 5 p.m. - we will try to be in position on the tidal flats around 3:30 p.m. Meet at The Fremont Art Centre, 37695 Niles Boulevard in Fremont (corner of J Street) at 2 p.m. and proceed as a group on a one hour drive to the Preserve. The cost of gas will be shared when car-pooling. Maps will be distributed at the meeting. You can also view the map at

Wear walking shoes and warm clothes as it will be chilly on the coast. Bring a hat, coat, water, snacks, camera, batteries, memory, lens hood, tripod, remote shutter release and lens kit. Participants must be over 18 and sign a Release of Liability for our field trips. For questions, call Cooksey at (510) 742-0548. For details, go to

The Third Saturday (S3) Photography Group is a free street level art outreach program sponsored by the Fremont Art Association and Cooksey-Talbott Gallery. The group offers a variety of photographic educational opportunities and field trips. It is headed by an award-winning local photographer Cooksey-Talbott. He is assisted by another award-winning photographer, Jacline Deridder.

The S3 activities are held on the third Saturday of each month. The lessons are free and open to all who are interested in making photographs and having a good time. Programs range in complexity from beginner to advanced. A Release of Liability is required of all participants. The group strives to offer events of interest to wide range of photographers-please feel welcome to come and participate. For more information on the S3 program and photography classes, please go to

Tide Pool Photo Outing
Saturday, January 21
2 p.m.
The Fremont Art Centre
37695 Niles Blvd., Fremont
(510) 792-0905
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