Author: Ed Peet

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 Ceremony and holiday party. Twenty-six members and guests at the party voted for their 5 favorite pictures via the napfs.club web site or via paper ballot at the December meeting. With 112 photos to choose from, it was not an easy task!  The top four … Continue reading 2019 Voting Results People’s Choice Award »

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 at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP Potluck Dinner This is a potluck holiday party. Please bring a favorite dish, dessert, appetizer, to share.  Family and guests welcome. Please RSVP and sign up to bring something to the dinner using the form below.  … Continue reading Invitation 2019 Annual Party & Awards – December 5, 2019 »

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“.  The normal 2 year restriction for this open themed night does not apply.  Dig into the archives and let’s see your favorites!  You may submit any of your images which have not previously won any NAPfS competition awards. Submit your photos at https://napfs.club/competitions/competition-submission/ More Awards … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, January 2, 2020 »

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 3rd Thursday meeting (2019). Ted’s website is photographybytedkeller.com Experience: Ted worked 14 years with many famous photographers including Galen Rowell and Art Wolfe at a photo company that did workshops in national parks. Ted was an assistant to photographer instructors when they could not be … Continue reading Recap – Ted Keller on The Value of Practice in Photography »

Ted Keller, November 21, 2019

Featured Speaker: Ted Keller Ted enjoys speaking to camera clubs and other groups interested in photography.  His topic for this evening is shown below. The Value of Practice (artificial experience exercises) This presentation provides insight for ensuring that exceptional photo opportunities aren’t missed!  Momentary light shafts disappear; wildlife scampers and flies; rainbows fade; kids’ expressions change; and guides move us along. Photographers can drastically decrease … Continue reading Ted Keller, November 21, 2019 »

November 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The November 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Unusual Suspects“. Twenty-three members attended the November 7 “all critique” meeting. Judging Mark Laussade organized the judging by gathering experienced photographers who volunteered to judge.  Four judges were present, and Mark selected three of the judges for each photo.  One (or more) or the judges would critique the photo.  The judges were Carol Acurso, Mary Day Long, Carol … Continue reading November 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Competition Only Meeting, November 7, 2019

This meeting will be our monthly competition.  All photos (time permitting) will be critiqued. Each member present can also join in by voting for his/her favorite two photos from each class.  See the instructions for “popular voting” below. Photo Competition We held a critique-only meeting on October 3, 2019, and it was a big success.  Mark Laussade recruited four judges, all of whom are club … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, November 7, 2019 »

Recap – Taylor Car Show Photo Walk

Michele Johnson hosted a photo walk in Taylor, Texas, on October 26, 2019. The weather was perfect – clear skies with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. The only problem was that the sun was so bright that it was difficult taking photos where both sun and shade were involved. Seven participants took part in the photo walk. Five are shown in the photo above … Continue reading Recap – Taylor Car Show Photo Walk »

Taylor Main Street Car Show Photo Walk – October 26, 2019

Michele Johnson is organizing a photo walk to be held in Taylor, Texas, on October 26 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The actual show is from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Check out the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/749653798800904/ Note that general public event admission to the car show is free!  Only the people who are showing cars have to pay. Please use the form … Continue reading Taylor Main Street Car Show Photo Walk – October 26, 2019 »

October 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The October 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Open”. Judging Mark Laussade organized the judging by gathering experienced photographers who volunteered to judge.  Each of the classes had three judges, and Mark supplied the judges with voting pads.  Each judge voted on each photo with a score from 1 to 10.  Mark’s software gathered the scores, combined them, and showed the total on the screen.  Thus, … Continue reading October 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »