NOTICE: Due to a schedule conflict, this meeting has been moved to Thursday February 14th. The member competition image deadline has also been delayed by a week, until midnight Saturday February 9th. See you on the 14th! 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 … Continue reading Robert Godwin – High Society Philanthropy Photography – February 14, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The August 2018 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Nell Carroll, our speaker for the evening.
Class 1 – Novice
There were 27 Class 1 submissions with 6 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 3 honorable mentions).
1st Place – Brenham Spike by Joshua Guenther
2nd Place – Courage under the Falls by Cathy Smith
3rd Place – Mount Olive Milky Way by Allen Irby
Honorable Mention – Look at those peepers by Roberto White
Honorable Mention – Fresh Brew by Ruth Masciarelli
Honorable Mention – A Mothers Love by David Pine
Class 2 – Advanced
There were 26 Class 2 submissions with 6 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 3 honorable mentions).
1st Place – Contemplating by Bri Thatcher
2nd Place – Pounce by Patti Mitchell
3rd Place – Sunny Side Up by Bri Thatcher
Honorable Mention – It Got Bloody by Brian Nixon
Honorable Mention – DarkHollow by Steve Coyle
Honorable Mention – Falling by Joshua Baker
The July 2018 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Liz Moskowitz, our speaker for the evening.
Class 1 – Novice
There were 32 Class 1 submissions with 8 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5 honorable mentions).
1st Place – Eye of the Tigress by Miguel Ortiz
2nd Place – Glass Corner by Cat Smith
3rd Place – Look Behind You by Dave Devore
Honorable Mention – Wells Branch Fog by Roberto White
Honorable Mention – Darkly Passionate by Billy Wills
Honorable Mention – Cast a Net by Allen Irby
Honorable Mention – The Crossing by Calvin Poole
Honorable Mention – Hummer by Allen Irby
Class 2 – Advanced
There were 18 Class 2 submissions with 4 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 1 honorable mention).
1st Place – Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law by Patti Mitchell
2nd Place – La Jolla Pier by Andrew Fritz
3rd Place – Shadows by Russ Morris
Honorable Mention – White Sands Formation by Andrew Fritz