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January 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results

The January 2019 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Randy Dykstra, our 2019 club Vice President and speaker for the evening. Class 1 – Novice There were 15 Class 1 submissions with 3 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd). 1st Place – Debby Cole – Fine Art of Stoop Sitting in Cuba 2nd Place – Jack Knopp – Its a Mary Poppins Day 3rd Place … Continue reading January 2019 Digital Photography Competition Results »

Robert Godwin – High Society Philanthropy Photography – February 7, 2019

Ronald Reagan by Robert Godwin

Speaker – Robert Godwin on High Society Philanthropy Photography As a professional event photographer, Robert has had a front row seat to thousands of philanthropic galas, events, and gatherings. He is well known for his authentic capturing of the well-heeled in Austin society, with an up close and personal charisma in his picture taking. Robert will take us through his photographic journey, talk about how … Continue reading Robert Godwin – High Society Philanthropy Photography – February 7, 2019 »

Randy Dykstra on Photographing Wildlife – January 3, 2019

Speaker – Randy Dykstra on Photographing Wildlife Randy has traveled all over the world including South Africa, the Great Barrier Reef, the North Shore of Alaska, the European Alps, and all over North America. For the last several years, he has made animals and wildlife a priority subject, so will be sharing his photos and insights on what it takes to photograph animals/wildlife. Meeting Details: … Continue reading Randy Dykstra on Photographing Wildlife – January 3, 2019 »

NAPfS 2018 Digital Photographer of the Year – Patti Mitchell

Beauty and the Beast by Patti Mitchell

Congratulations to the 2018 NAPfS Digital Photographer of the Year, Patti Mitchell! To earn this title, the photographer selected must first be a member in good standing in the club. Then, they have to accumulate the highest number of overall points in the club’s monthly digital photography competitions. Every month’s competition has a theme, and club members gain points for entering, as well as placing, … Continue reading NAPfS 2018 Digital Photographer of the Year – Patti Mitchell »

NAPfS 2018 People’s Choice Digital Photography Awards

Pounce by Patti Mitchell

The 2018 NAPƒS People’s Choice Digital Photography Awards were chosen by members attending the December 6th Award Ceremony and holiday party. Members and guests at the party voted for their 5 favorite pictures via paper ballot. With over 120 photos to choose from, it was not an easy task! The monthly competition winners were arranged and numbered on a printed poster and displayed on a … Continue reading NAPfS 2018 People’s Choice Digital Photography Awards »

NAPfS 2018 Critic’s Choice Digital Photography Awards

Scientist by Andrew Fritz

The 2018 NAPƒS Critic’s Choice Digital Photography Awards were chosen by Nell Carroll at the December 6th Award Ceremony and holiday party. Many thanks to Nell for her continued support of the club, and her wise insight into this year’s competition. Judge’s comments: Nell mentioned that the offerings to select from this year were stellar and made her job quite difficult. She shared that, in … Continue reading NAPfS 2018 Critic’s Choice Digital Photography Awards »

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. Location: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP Agenda 7:00-7:15 PM Meet & Greet, Member print exhibition 7:15-7:30 PM Meeting announcements, Guest introductions, Member print exhibition Q&A 7:30-9:00 PM Competition, Featured Speaker presentation Member Print Exhibition Cat Smith will exhibit … Continue reading Dr. Adrian Dahood-Fritz – Photography in Antarctica -November 1, 2018 »

October 2018 Digital Competition Results

Eyes by Allen Irby

The October 2018 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Lesley Nowlin Blessing, our speaker for the evening. Class 1 – Novice There were 20 Class 1 submissions with 5 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 2 honorable mentions). 1st Place – Eyes by Allen Irby 2nd Place – Three Tiny Flowers in Vials by Ruth Masciarelli 3rd Place – Peekin Around Pedro by Dennis … Continue reading October 2018 Digital Competition Results »

Lesley Nowlin Blessing on How to Print Your Vision – Oct 4, 2018

Aground

The 10th NAPƒS meeting of 2018 will be held Thursday, October 4th starting at 7PM. The meeting location is United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP Agenda 7:00-7:15PM Meet & Greet, Member Print Exhibition 7:15-7:30PM Open meeting, Member Print Exhibition Q&A 7:30-9:00PM Competition, Presentation Member Print Exhibition During the Meet & Greet, Brian Nixon will exhibit a selection of his … Continue reading Lesley Nowlin Blessing on How to Print Your Vision – Oct 4, 2018 »

September 2018 Digital Competition Results

The Debate by Joshua Guenther

The September 2018 Digital Competition theme was ‘After Dark’ and judged by NAPfS co-founder Josh Baker. Josh was kind enough to document his thoughts and critique of each submission, viewable here. Class 1 – Novice There were 29 Class 1 submissions with 7 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4 honorable mentions). 1st Place – Gridlock by Calvin Poole 2nd Place – Austin City Lights by … Continue reading September 2018 Digital Competition Results »