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Robert Godwin – High Society Philanthropy Photography – February 14, 2019

Ronald Reagan by Robert Godwin

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

August 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

Brenham Spike by Joshua Guenther

2nd Place – Courage under the Falls by Cathy Smith

Courage under the Falls by Cathy Smith

3rd Place – Mount Olive Milky Way by Allen Irby

Mount Olive Milky Way by Allen Irby

Honorable Mention – Look at those peepers by Roberto White

Look at those peepers by Roberto White

Honorable Mention – Fresh Brew by Ruth Masciarelli

Fresh Brew by Ruth Masciarelli

Honorable Mention – A Mothers Love by David Pine

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

Contemplating by Bri Thatcher

2nd Place – Pounce by Patti Mitchell

Pounce by Patti Mitchell

3rd Place – Sunny Side Up by Bri Thatcher

Sunny Side Up by Bri Thatcher

Honorable Mention – It Got Bloody by Brian Nixon

It Got Bloody by Brian Nixon

Honorable Mention – DarkHollow by Steve Coyle

Dark Hollow by Steve Coyle

Honorable Mention – Falling by Joshua Baker

Falling by Joshua Baker

July 2018 Digital Competition Results

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

Eye of the Tigress by Miguel Ortiz

2nd Place – Glass Corner by Cat Smith

Glass Corner by Cat Smith

3rd Place – Look Behind You by Dave Devore

Look Behind You by Dave Devore

Honorable Mention – Wells Branch Fog by Roberto White

Wells Branch Fog by Roberto White

Honorable Mention – Darkly Passionate by Billy Wills

Darkly Passionate by Billy Wills

Honorable Mention – Cast a Net by Allen Irby

Cast a Net by Allen Irby

Honorable Mention – The Crossing by Calvin Poole

The Crossing by Calvin Poole

Honorable Mention – Hummer by Allen Irby

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

Possession is Nine Tenths of the Law by Patti Mitchell

2nd Place – La Jolla Pier by Andrew Fritz

La Jolla Peir by Andrew Fritz

3rd Place – Shadows by Russ Morris

Shadows by Russ Morris

Honorable Mention – White Sands Formation by Andrew Fritz

White Sands Formation by Andrew Fritz