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.

Not ready to join yet?

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.

You could join us on social too!

Upcoming Events

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Past Activities

NAPfS 2018 Digital Photography Awards with Nell Carroll – December 6, 2018
NAPfS 2018 Digital Photography Awards with Nell Carroll – December 6, 2018 Date: Thursday, December 6th, starting at 7 PM.
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November 2018 Digital Competition Results
The November 2018 Digital Competition was Yin and Yang themed and judged remotely by Jeremy Green. Jeremy’s judging results were
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November 15th Hands-On Workshop – Portfolio Project Review with Amy Cooper
Portfolio Project Review with Amy Cooper, photographer and professional photography consultant TIME: 7-9 PM DATE: Thursday, November 15th LOCATION: United Christian
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Dr. Adrian Dahood-Fritz – Photography in Antarctica -November 1, 2018
Dr. Adrian Dahood-Fritz, speaking on her scientific and photographic expeditions to Antarctica. Date: Thursday, November 1st starting at 7 PM.
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October 18th Hands-On Meeting Recap
It’s been raining all week causing severe flooding in the Hill Country, so it was a pleasant surprise to have
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NAPfS Networking Social, Member Slideshow, Gear Swap, Meet & Greet – October 18, 2018
NAPfS Networking Social, with member slideshow, gear swap, potluck Our schedule presenter had to unexpectedly cancel for our normal 3rd
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NAPfS Field Trip – Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico
Join professional photographer Randy Dykstra on an exciting birding and wildlife photography adventure in Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico!  
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October 2018 Digital Competition Results
The October 2018 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Lesley Nowlin Blessing, our speaker for the evening. Class
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Lesley Nowlin Blessing on How to Print Your Vision – Oct 4, 2018
The 10th NAPƒS meeting of 2018 will be held Thursday, October 4th starting at 7PM. The meeting location is United
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September 2018 Digital Competition Results
The September 2018 Digital Competition theme was ‘After Dark’ and judged by NAPfS co-founder Josh Baker. Josh was kind enough
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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.