June 16, 2020 Brian O’Keefe Fly Fishing Photography Zoom Meeting Speaker
June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The June 16th Dinner Meeting has been changed to a Zoom webinar venue due to the COVID-19 outbreak situation.
Speaker: Brian O’Keefe, a “Fishing Bum With A Camera”
I have had so much fun pretending to call fly fishing photography work, that I still describe this endeavor as a ‘hobby out of control’. I sold my first fly fishing photograph when I was 16 years old, and let me tell you, that was a fairly long time ago.
My angling travels have taken me to distant destinations like Cuba, Tonga, Bikini Atoll, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Kashmir, England, Brazil, Nicaragua and many more. As much as I like trips to the Bahamas, Belize, the Yucatan, etc, I am just as much a home water fisherman. I moved to Central Oregon in 1975 and guided on the Deschutes in the late 70’s. Near my home in Powell Butte, Oregon I enjoy the Metolius River, Deschutes River, Crooked River and John Day River and many lakes in Central Oregon.
I have enjoyed a nice working relationship with many fly fishing magazines, plus Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, Outside Magazine, newspapers and many tackle catalogs, books, websites and fly clubs.
Brian will present useful tips on how to take better fly fishing photos that emphasize being fast and easy on the fish. He’ll cover the most important features on your phone/camera, along with dozens of easy tips and waterprpoof options that you can apply, no matter what kind of camera you use, to take great looking pictures.
Here a couple of Brian’s photos:
We will start the Zoom Meeting at 7 PM and will first hold a “Wet Fly” chat round with the signed in members and the have Fishing Reports until 7:30 when Neal Hoffberg will introduce the evenings webinar speaker Brian O’Keef.
Look for the zoom meeting link in your email a few days before the event date.