Welcome to The Photography Club Of Davis!




Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:10 - 8:45 p.m.

Activity Room, Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street, Davis


The Photography Club of Davis




Michael Dunlavey




Discovering your Photographic Creativity


Michael Dunlavey


This presentation is intended to help you see the world with a different eye. Michael Dunlavey will share examples of his photographs and discuss composition, exploring simplicity versus complexity, the use of light and shadow, as well as color or the lack of color to enhance your work.


Michael enjoyed a forty-year career as a graphic, environmental, and restaurant designer. He was President and Creative Director of The Dunlavey Studio, which he founded in Sacramento with his wife Lindy. During their career he and his wife traveled extensively throughout the world, always with a camera in hand, using those photographs as inspiration for his watercolors. Since his retirement he has had eight watercolor shows, a two-person show at Viewpoint on his photographs of Italy entitled Italia Bella, and a solo show of his photographs and watercolors at the Tim Collom Gallery in Sacramento. His watercolor paintings have been included in the Crocker Art Museum juried Art Auction for the past eight years. For decades, Michael has enjoyed a national reputation for creativity and inventive design solutions that reflect his distinctive artistic vision.  Michael’s photography was featured in a ten-year series of international brochures for an Irish tour company, and for a prominent Italian tour company. He has been honored to donate his time and creativity as the main photographer for Sacramento Habitat for Humanity for the past eleven years.


Michael has demonstrated a deep love for and commitment to the arts and has a very extensive background in art and design. He received his B.A. Degree in Art, as well as his Masters Degree in Art, and a teaching credential from California State University, Sacramento. He sat on the Board of Directors of the Crocker Art Museum Association for eleven years and served on the selection committee that chose the architect for the new Crocker Art Museum Expansion. He was on the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation for ten years, during which he served on the Arts Advisory Committee for Advancing Sacramento Arts, which generated a sustained funding stream for small and medium-sized arts organizations in the Sacramento region.


To learn more about Michael check out his website at dunlaveystudio.com




The Photography Club of Davis is a group of photographers interested in sharing techniques, knowledge and friendship among our members and our community. Our goal is to promote the art of photography and understand the science of photography.  


We welcome everyone to join us in our wonderful learning experience as well as our warm social gatherings, and to share their passion and photographic artistry.


You can sign up for our e-mail list; we will keep you informed of our upcoming events. You can sign up for membership;  then you can submit images and participate in our photo exhibits, photo discussions and outdoor activities.


Our monthly meetings are open to the public. We hope to see you there.                                                               


Best Regards,  


The Photography Club Of Davis

Davis, California

 All meetings are open to the public.