Author Archives: David Crooks

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October 8, 2019 – Education & Training: Changing from Nikon to Micro Four-Thirds; the Good, the Bad, and the OK with Wayne Guenther

This presentation provides Wayne’s perspective on the decision process to leave a long-standing camera system, and a review of my learning curve to adapt to Micro Four-Thirds.  He will have an orientation of the features […]

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September 24, 2019 – Member’s Forum: The World’s Biggest Digital Photo Frames with John Krout

  Bio John Krout began taking photos in 1963. His subjects have been as varied as Richard Nixon’s inaugural, the Apollo 16 launch, rock concerts, school concerts, aerial fireworks and solar eclipses. In the 1970s, […]

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September 17, 2019 – Competition: No Theme with judge Sandi Croan

Sandi Croan  Sandi Croan is an independent photographer from Centreville who has been living in Northern Virginia since 1978. She specializes in landscape, nature, and travel photography with an eye for capturing the unique and […]

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August 22, 2019 – Jim Sinsheimer, NVPS member, Published in a Couple Photography Magazines

My portfolio Chicago architectural images entitled “Looking Up” was published in the August 2019 Special Issue of Black and White Magazine. The images received an Award of Excellence. Chicago has the most spectacular architecture of […]

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September 24, 2019 – Education & Training: Review My Image & Ask Me a Question

Fran Bastress for Review My Image; Jim McDermott for Ask Me a Question (Nikon equipment and Lightroom) Review My Image and Ask Me a Question The “Review My Image” and “Ask Me A Question” tables […]

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September 10, 2019 – Education & Training: Review My Image & Ask Me a Question

Fran Bastress for Review My Image; Bill Millhouser for Ask Me a Question (Canon and Olympus; wildlife, travel, nature, macro, and flash photography) Review My Image and Ask Me a Question The “Review My Image” […]

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October 1, 2019 – Program: Abstract Photography with Don Rosenberger

Bio  Don Rosenberger sold all his camera gear and walked away from photography, but that was back in 1983.  He picked up a camera again in 2005 and has spent most of his weekends and […]

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September 3, 2019 – Program: Eight Years as White House Photographer with Lawrence Jackson

Bio   Former White House photographer, under the Obama Administration, Lawrence Jackson spent 18 years working for The Virginian-Pilot and The Associated Press -in Boston and Washington, DC- before working at the White House. Since leaving the White House […]

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August 3, 2019 – Dee Ellison, NVPS member, is editor of the e-book for NANPA

The North American Nature Photography Association has published an e-book called  “Conservation Photography.” Dee Ellison, NVPS member, edited the e-book for NANPA. http://nanpa.informz.net/NANPA/pages/HandbookDownload As we all know, “conservation expresses concern for the immediate crises as well […]

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October 19, 2019 – Field Trip – Waterford, VA and Barbecue at Roger Lancaster’s House

October Field Trip Waterford, VA and Barbecue at Roger Lancaster’s House Waterford, located in northern Loudoun County, is one of the most photogenic locations in our region. Founded in the early 1700s, it is today […]