Welcome to the Enchanted Lens Camera Club
Our next meeting will be on
Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 pm
We will be at our NEW LOCATION!
The New Mexico State Bar Center,
located at 5121 Masthead NE
Our Speaker will be
Tony Bonanno is a professional photographer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tony’s specialties are the fine art market, event & assignment photography, architecture & interiors, and travel & documentary work. He enjoys teaching and mentoring other photographers and is an instructor at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
Tony grew up in Washington, DC, but soon left the city for more rural landscapes. He spent many years working in isolated and remote areas managing and protecting public lands prior to becoming a full time photographer. He has photographed extensively in the American Southwest, the Appalachians, the Northeast sea coast, as well as Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, Australia, and Africa. Recent assignments include corporate events in Vancouver, British Columbia, Whistler, British Columbia, Aspen, CO, Maui, Hawaii, Grand Cayman Islands, Naples, FL, Laguna Beach, CA, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cabo, Mexico, Paris, Geneva, Basel (Switzerland), and Costa Rica. Tony has served as the official photographer for numerous political figures including former Governors Bill Richardson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He photographed the President of the United States and First Lady for Intel Corporation. In 2005, Tony was selected as a New Mexico Heart Gallery photographer.
Recent editorial work includes The Magazine ANTIQUES, the Boston Globe, International Herald Tribune (Paris), Revolution, Red Dog Journal, Rangefinder Magazine, Horses in Art, Scuba Diving, Organic Style, Santa Fe Showcase, Santa Fe East Side, Boy's Life, Sotheby’s North by Northwest, Santa Fean Magazine, New Mexico Magazine, Photo District News, Revolution, Flight Training Magazine, Solutions - The Schott Technology Magazine, & numerous other publications.
His fine art work is targeted towards collectors and the corporate environment. His photography has been featured in numerous galleries throughout the US and Mexico. He was the recipient of the prestigious Leo Diehl Award at the Creative Arts Center in Chatham, Massachusetts and was the feature artist at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History (1990-91).
Tony maintains a state of the art digital imaging studio in Santa Fe. He served on the Board of Directors of the New Mexico chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers from 2002 through 2010. He is a member of the Stock Artists Alliance, Editorial Photographers, the Society for Photographic Education (SPE), a Business Partner of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and a member of both Canon Professional Services and Nikon Professional Services.
Read the article about the Hooves & Dust series in the Spring 2006 issue of Horses In Art Magazine.
Read the feature about Tony Bonanno's photography in Rangefinder Magazine.Tony's website is bonannophoto.com
The objective of the Enchanted Lens Camera Club is to provide enjoyment and knowledge of photography to its members through their participation and efforts in club activities.
Doors open by 6:30 pm, presentation starts at 7:00 pm. If you are interested in joining, please arrive early! See the Meetings page for details about our bi-monthly meetings. Our meetings are open to the public and free to attend!
Membership entitles you to:
- Field Trips
- Having your photos evaluated in monthly exhibitions
- Communicating with members via our email list
Anyone interested in the practice of photography is eligible for membership.
Membership dues are $50.00 per year for individuals and $75.00 per year for couples or an additional family member. ELCC offers a reduced membership rate of $25 to students.
New members will pay a pro-rated amount covering the remainder of the year if they join after the start of the club year.
The dues pay for:
- Production of the monthly club bulletin — The f/Stop
- Monthly and End-Of-Year Awards
- State Incorporation Fees
- Meeting Facility Rental fees
See Club Info for more details about yearly dues and club by-laws.