Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna that is part of the Northern Virginia Parks will open their gates to all interested photographers and others at 6AM on Sunday Sep 11 and on Saturday Oct 15. Cost is $2.50 to 5. Normally the grounds do not open until 10AM which is a little late for photographers. Link below. You
The Joe Atchison Award is a service award presented to an individual who has performed outstanding service to the club over a period of many years. It is not given every year. In our 50 year history it has been given to only 10 individuals (Dave Carter, Erwin Siegel, Greg Gregory, Ed Funk, Joe Miller,
Join us to celebrate our club’s 2015–2016 accomplishments. Come socialize and enjoy a meal with your fellow members. Bring your family and friends! That evening we will: Present EOY competition awards and see beautiful images Learn who won the Photographers of the Year for each category Present the Distinguished Service Awards Present your new 2016–2017
Please find the minutes at the link below. Minutes_NVPS Board Meeting_2016-03-29__FINAL_Approved
The NVPS Board recently approved a change to the start time for NVPS competition meetings only. The competition meetings will begin at 7:15 PM starting this Tuesday September 15, 2015, continuing throughout the season. There will be abbreviated announcements and we will start with Digital to allow a little extra time for print makers to enter
The 2015 requirements for commercial photographers conducting business in local parks and the start-up of an Ambassadors Club for photographers go into effect as of July 1, 2015. The changes to the permits reflects concerns aired by commercial photographers regarding costs for permitting and the Fairfax County Park Authority Board’s decision to continue to
Nature Visions Photo Expo 2015 takes place Friday-Saturday-Sunday November 13-15 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia with over two dozen instructional sessions, great local and national vendors, and two stupendous exhibits of YOUR work. Registration and sales for paid classes begin on August 1 at NatureVisions.org. Online registration is required for admission.
Meadowlark Gardens will open their facilities at 6AM on the following three dates this summer: Sat June 20 Sat July 25 Sunday Aug 23 There will be the normal charge for entrance ranging from 2 to 5 Members of Meadowlark of course are free.
New location this year at Waterford atFair Oaks. Address: 12025 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22033 (click address for map link). Phone:(703) 352-3200Registration/Cocktail/Social Hour 6 – 7 PM Buffet: 7:15 PMIt will be a wonderful evening of all the winning images from the EOY competition, your NVPS friends, great food and desert, plus recognition of NVPS people.
I am writing to congratulate NVPS on its 50th anniversary and to express my gratitude for the major contribution it has made to my life. The first meeting I attended was in 1998 when the Club met in the auditorium of the Washington Gas Building. I had graduated from Washington School of Photography but