Educating, Inspiring & Motivating Photographers of all Levels

Meetings on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursdays of the Month. Click for Details


Our club activities have moved to a new web site:  Please visit that site to join the club, see the calendar, view galleries of photos of past competitions, member photos, events, etc.  This new site is hosted by and NAPfS members are required to get a Visual Pursuits account if they wish to enter competitions, view galleries, contribute to forums, etc.  If you are already a NAPfS member, the Visual Pursuits account is free.  You can also join the club via the new website.

Instructions for creating a Visual Pursuits account at our new website are available at

This current site ( will be maintained as long as possible and contains historical data.  However, it may not be updated in the future.

Welcome to NAPfS!

The North Austin Pƒotographic Society is an inclusive, north Austin photo club dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating its members through frequent face-to-face activities at regular club meetings. The club is open to photographers of all levels from true beginners (no camera required) to professionals. Through regular meetings, NAPƒS builds a community of active photographers, practicing their love for all types of photography. NAPƒS members share their passion and skills through presenting their work at meetings, participating in monthly competitions with live critiques, and exhibiting their work at our socials. We offer monthly hands-on workshops from area professionals, as well as national level celebrity photographers. Club activities are designed to help photographers of all levels grow through active shooting and feedback.

Upcoming Events

New Website Notice
As of January, 2020, NAPfS has a new website: This current website ( is still active, but all new
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Past Activities

Competition Only Meeting, February 6, 2020
Submission Deadline: Midnight, Saturday, February 1, 2020 This meeting will be our monthly competition.  All photos (time permitting) will be
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5th Thursday Social Potluck, Swap Meet, Slideshow – January 30, 2020
NAPfS Networking Social potluck, with networking, gear & magazine swap, member slideshow, potluck event, and Visual Pursuits demos! It’s a
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Mary Day Long, January 16, 2020
Featured Speaker: Mary Day Long on Infra-Red Photography To the uninitiated, infrared photography can seem daunting or mysterious, especially since
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January 2020 Digital Photography Competition Results
The January 2020 Digital Competition’s theme was “Oldies”. Judging Mark Laussade organized the judging by gathering experienced photographers who volunteered
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Competition Only Meeting, January 2, 2020
This meeting will be our monthly competition.  All photos (time permitting) will be critiqued.  The January, 2020, theme is “Oldies“. 
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Member Spotlight – Deborah Cole
Meet the NAPfS 2019 Photographer of the Year
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Three Classes for Competitions!
NAPfS is an inclusive club with members of a wide range of skill levels. The NAPfS competitions have three skill-based classes
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2019 Voting Results People’s Choice Award
The 2019 NAPƒS People’s Choice Digital Photography Awards were chosen by members both online and attending the December 5th Award
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Invitation 2019 Annual Party & Awards – December 5, 2019
NAPfS 2019 Digital Photography Awards – December 5, 2019 Date: Thursday, December 5th, starting at 7 PM. Location: United Christian Church
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Recap – Ted Keller on The Value of Practice in Photography
Ted Keller gave an excellent presentation to 31 members on “The Value of Practice in Photography” at the NAPfS November
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Focused on photography and associated crafts.

Inclusive of all genres and any process.

Member controlled & independent.

Motivating members to grow.

Active and Vibrant

Meeting locally in north Austin.