Educating, Inspiring & Motivating Photographers of all Levels

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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.

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No problem. You can still stay in the loop with our very low volume email list. Find out about meetings, upcoming field trips and other club activities.

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Past Activities

July 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results
The July 2019 Digital Competition was an open theme competition judged by Phil Hawkins.  This competition was a little different than
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Member Spotlight – 2nd Quarter 2019
Dennis Isenberg For this spotlight, we’ve selected Dennis, a NAPfS charter member who has been active since its earliest meetings
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Pfireworks Pfotowalk! – July 4, 2019
We will be Pfotographing Pfireworks in Pflugerville – an outing led by Clay Leben, Mark Laussade, and Phil Hawkins! TIME:
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Anthony Maddaloni – 68 Degrees Barton Springs Project – July 18, 2019
Speaker – Anthony Maddaloni on 68 Degrees Barton Springs and other Austin photo projects Anthony’s current projects include photographing the
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June 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results
The June 2019 Digital Competition was On a Limb / Flight and judged by Josh Baker, our speaker for the
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3rd Thursday Hands-on Workshop – Backyard Wildlife – June 20, 2019
Backyard Wildlife by Brien Aho TIME: 7-9 PM DATE: Thursday, June 20, 2019 LOCATION: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer
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Josh Baker – The Creative Process – June 6, 2019
Speaker – Josh Baker on the Creative Process Due to a logistics issue, our original speaker, Anthony Maddaloni, will not
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May 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results
The May 2019 Digital Competition was Loco-Motion themed and judged by Amy Lynn Scarborough, our speaker for the evening. Class
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5th Thursday Social Potluck, Swap Meet, Print Share – May 30th, 2019
NAPfS Networking Social potluck, with member slideshow, swap meet, print share Welcome to our 5th Thursday member Meet & Greet
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3rd Thursday Hands-on Workshop – Evolution of a Portfolio – May 16, 2019
Evolution of a Portfolio – Carol Schiraldi TIME: 7-9 PMDATE: Thursday, May 16, 2019LOCATION: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer
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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.