Tripod technique, tricks, and tips with Phil Hawkins, NAPfS 2019 President, and professional landscape photographer TIME: 7-9 PM DATE: Thursday, January 17th, 2019 LOCATION: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP This is a members only meeting; however, if you’d like to join, please do so prior to the event, and you are welcome to attend. Agenda 7:00-7:15 PM Meet & … Continue reading 3rd Thursday Tripod Workshop with Phil Hawkins – January 17, 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
It’s been raining all week causing severe flooding in the Hill Country, so it was a pleasant surprise to have 17 members attend on a chilly, damp night. Plus, the scheduled speaker couldn’t come. So the meeting was billed as “social networking, slide show, gear swap, and meet & greet.” The socializing was aided by ample snacks including chips, veggies, sweet rolls, cookies, spicy chili, … Continue reading October 18th Hands-On Meeting Recap
We had a great 2018 2nd meeting February 1st with over 40 people attending at United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727.Welcome to our newest club members: Dianne Kline, Avinash Naidu Suvvari, Steve Coyle, Sylvia D Anchia, Riss Estes, Arlie Pfeifer, Bruce Jones, Ed Wilts, and Trevor Lemoine. Club President Andrew Fritz announced that the club will sponsor a second monthly … Continue reading February Meeting Recap
The 2nd NAPƒS meeting of 2018 will be held Thursday, February 1st 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 Q & A 7:15-7:30PM Announcements, New member introductions 7:30-9:00PM Guest Speaker/ Judge Introductions, Club Competition, Presentation Member Print Exhibition During the meet and greet, NAPƒS Club … Continue reading Dave DeVore – Member Presentation – African Photo Safari – Feb 1, 2018
The July 2017 Member Competition theme was Moment of Impact and judged by Rick Kent. To enter future photo club competitions, please join and then submit your images. If it’s your first time submitting, please be sure to review the competition rules.
There were 26 Class 1 submissions with 5 awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 2 honorable mentions).
1st – Kapow by Chloe Hunter
2nd – Mega Moments by Marsha Robinson
3rd – Orange Slice One by Anthony Charles
Honorable Mention – Heron Diving for Dinner by Patti Mitchell
Honorable Mention – Cymbal CRASH by Evelyn Bunton
There were 14 Class 2 submissions with 3 awards (1st, 2nd, and 3rd).
1st – Eat With Nifty Socks by Eric Edge
2nd – Jenna Spike by Josh Baker
3rd – Wrecked by Bill Bunton
Our second competition was judged by Geoff Hammond, a classically trained photographer working for clients, producing stock photography and who has a background evaluating images for iStock Photo. We had 22 entries and gave out 6 awards, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 3 honorable mentions. The winning images are below.
1st Place – The Astrophotographer by Andrew Fritz
The judge’s paraphrased thoughts on why this image won:
While the technical skill of this image is obvious, the feeling communicated is what completes this image. There is a definite sense of awe from the silhouetted photographer.
2nd – Najatt in Gold by Joshua Baker
3rd – Proud Fella by Travis Johnson
Honor Flight, Andrew Fritz
Temptress of Light, Elizabeth Zimmerman
360 180, Joshua Baker