Nell Carroll on Becoming a Photojournalist – Aug 2, 2018

The 8th NAPƒS meeting of 2018 will be held Thursday, August 2nd starting at 7PM.

The meeting location is United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP


7:00-7:15PM Meet & Greet, Member Print Exhibition
7:15-7:30PM Open meeting, Member Print Exhibition Q&A
7:30-9:00PM Competition, Presentation

Member Print Exhibition

During the Meet & Greet, Peter Livadas will exhibit a selection of his printed photographs. Once the meeting starts, Peter will speak for a few minutes about his work and answer questions.

Monthly Competition

Submission Deadline: Midnight, Saturday, July 28, 2018

July’s competition is open themed and will be judged by our speaker for the evening, Nell Carroll.

Submissions are divided into two classes and each club member is free to choose which class to enter. For more info, read this post about classes.

The monthly NAPƒS digital competition is meant to be fun, inspirational, and educational. The judging and associated critiques are positive, supportive, and a useful learning tool.

A reminder – you must join NAPƒS to take part in 2018 competitions. The cost of membership is only $24 and your annual contribution is used 100% in support of club operations and activities.

Read the rules, then submit your competition images!

Speaker – Nell Carroll

Nell CarrollNell Carroll’s presentation will center around stories and advice for photographers wanting to make a living as a photojournalist. Along with sharing her background in photojournalism, we’ll hear her take on editing and what she looks for in a portfolio.

See and hear about Nell’s journey, her experiences along the way, and the work she does currently for The Statesman.

About Nell Carroll

Nell Carroll is a photographer, photo editor, and teacher who’s been fortunate enough to be able to continually work with all forms of photography for 30 years. Nell is currently the Director of photography and video at The Austin-American Statesman.

While journalism has been her main career path, Nell is always open to exploring other avenues where she can use what she’s learned over the years.

Nell enjoys taking candid family portraits and travel photos and combining her love of gardening with photography, Nell uses her yard as her “studio”.

Her other passion, horses, also allows Nell to make equine portraiture, another outlet for her creativity.