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
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
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
Join professional photographer Randy Dykstra on an exciting birding and wildlife photography adventure in Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico! Date: December 9-12, 2018 Location: Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro, New Mexico (in the upper Rio Grande River Valley area) Cost: Special NAPfS member price, $99 + lodging, $150 non-members + lodging Lodging: 10 rooms reserved on first come, first serve basis in Socorro … Continue reading NAPfS Field Trip – Bosque Del Apache, New Mexico
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 May 2018 Digital Competition was open themed and judged by Casey Holder, our speaker for the evening. There were 44 Class 1 – Novice submissions with 10 awards and 20 Class 2 – Advanced submissions with 5 awards.