Tag Archives: 2019

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Recap – Stephen Brkich on Bear Photography in Alaska

Stephen and Pam Brkich gave an excellent presentation on photographing bears on Alaska. This presentation was at the regular “3rd Thursday” NAPfS meeting on October 17, 2019. This recap contains some of Stephen’s fascinating stories, but doesn’t do them justice. To hear his entire presentation, scroll to the bottom of this page. The four photos of bears below are examples of his work. The links … Continue reading Recap – Stephen Brkich on Bear Photography in Alaska »

Recap – Bri Thatcher On PPA

Bri Thatcher was our featured speaker on Thursday, September 19, 2019. She spoke about the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) and why it is a good organization to join. 16 people attended this meeting. To see the original announcement for her talk, click here. See her wonderful work at her web site at https://www.brithatcher.com/ . PPA has three levels of guilds which are appropriate for Central … Continue reading Recap – Bri Thatcher On PPA »

September 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The September 2019 Digital Competition’s theme was “Seeing Double“. Judging This competition introduced a new judging method pioneered by Mark Laussade.  Judging was done by a four-member panel and was moderated by Mark.  For each photo, Mark chose three of the judges, and each one of them would rate the photo from 1 to 10 via a keypad.  Thus, the total score for each photo … Continue reading September 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

5th Thursday Social Potluck, Swap Meet, Print Share – August 29, 2019

October Hands-On Meeting

NAPfS Networking Social potluck, with networking, gear & magazine swap, member slideshow, and potluck event! It’s a bonus August 29th meeting,  a networking, gear & magazine swap, slideshow, and potluck event! There never seems to be enough time to socialize anyway with the contest critiques and speakers, so this is your chance for NAPfS networking to meet new photo buddies! Bring some prints or a … Continue reading 5th Thursday Social Potluck, Swap Meet, Print Share – August 29, 2019 »