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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 »

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 »

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 »

Competition Only Meeting, October 3, 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 Our September 5 meeting was the first time we held a critique-only meeting and it was a big success.  Mark Laussade moderated the four judges, … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, October 3, 2019 »

Stephen Brkich, October 17, 2019

Featured Speaker: Stephen Brkich on Photographing in Alaska Stephen Brkich just returned from another Alaska trip in September and will be presenting some fantastic photos at this meeting. About Stephen Brkich Stephen has been using a camera since 1979 when he received one at Christmas.  It was a Canon AT-1 that was all manual. Its first use was for a School trip to Washington DC … Continue reading Stephen Brkich, October 17, 2019 »

Bri Thatcher – September 19, 2019

Speaker – Bri Thatcher Bri is the featured speaker at our “3rd Thursday” meeting on September 19. 2019.  Here is a preview of her presentation: Nothing will increase the level of your work more quickly that competing in PPA (Professional Photographers of America) style print competition. This presentation will give you an introduction into the often confusing world of PPA print competition.  Topics she will … Continue reading Bri Thatcher – September 19, 2019 »

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 »

Competition Only Meeting, September 5, 2019

The club members have expressed a desire to have all their submitted photographs critiqued, so this meeting has no speaker in order to allow time for these critiques.  In the past few meetings, only one photograph from each photographer was critiqued, but the judge will critique all photographs in this meeting, time permitting. This is a free, public meeting so invite a buddy! but we … Continue reading Competition Only Meeting, September 5, 2019 »