Yosemite Adventures – August 1, 2019

Phil Hawkins - Yosemite Valley at Dusk
Phil Hawkins – Yosemite Valley at Dusk

Phil Hawkins on Photographing Yosemite National Park

Phil Hawkins, NAPfS President and Yosemite National Park workshop leader for 14 years, will be showing his award-winning park images as well as recommending the best places to go at different times of the year and how to organize yourself and gear to prepare for what you will encounter in different seasons. Plus, he’ll reveal directions to hidden areas in Yosemite you won’t find in any guide books! This is a free, public meeting so invite a buddy! but we encourage all to join the club if you regularly visit.  Because then you get to enter our competitions and participate in other club activities!

About Phil Hawkins

Phil Hawkins

Phil Hawkins, NAPfS President, 2019

Phil, besides being the 2019 NAPfS President, is also an avid and accomplished landscape photographer. He has worked professionally since 2004 focusing on landscape fine art photography.

Additionally, Phil conducts photography workshops in Yosemite National Park, CA throughout the year, and is leading a new expedition to the Italian Dolomites. He is a software instructor online at Lynda.com, and has had photographs featured in National Geographic Magazine.

You can contact Phil at his website http://philhawkinsphoto.com


Meeting Details:

Date: Thursday, August 1, 2019 starting at 7 PM.

Location: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP


7:00-7:10 PM Meet & Greet, View Member Print Table
7:10-7:20 PM Meeting Announcements, Guest Introductions, Print Table Q&A (if time allows)
7:20-9:15 PM Guest Speaker followed by Competition Critiques

Monthly Competition

Submission Deadline: Midnight, Saturday, July 27, 2019

August’s digital competition theme is an open theme.  Only NAPfS members can submit up to two images of your choice, provided the images were taken no later than 2 years ago. The judge will be announced at the meeting.

Please review the new guidelines and select the class that you most closely qualify for. 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 will be a useful learning tool.

You must join NAPƒS to take part in 2019 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!