Author Archives: David Crooks


February 2019: Portfolio Update

The Initial Portfolio Review was a great success.  So far twenty-five intrepid photographers have started the project and their work is amazing.  As always, the range of subject matter is broad, and the quality is […]


April 2, 2019 – Programs: “The Art of Self Critique and Evaluation” with Alan Sislen

Presentation Description As photographers, we often find ourselves in the role of self-critiquer and evaluator. It’s clearly a case of learning by doing, but there are many skills and techniques that can help us become […]


Nature Visions 2018 News

As we finish off the photo club year and enter into summer, a reminder from Nature Visions that the uploading of images for consideration in the photo exhibit at the expo begins August 13. You will […]


May 31, 2018 – End-of-Year Banquet Judge Corey Hilz

Corey Hilz will be the End-of-Year Banquet judge . Collection of winning images (First, Second, Third, and Honorable Mention) will be collected beginning Tuesday, 24 April.) Corey is a professional photographer specializing in nature and travel […]


May 15, 2018 – Competition with Judge Greg Holden – Oldies – No time limit

Greg Holden is a photographer from Rockville, Md who uses his photography to share with others how he sees the world. Greg is an avid hiker and while most of his photos are from visits […]


May 1, 2018 – Program Meeting: Raw Workflow and Plug-ins by John Barclay

John Barclay is an award wining freelance photographer based in Bucks County, PA.  John is a passionate photographer, enthusiastic workshop leader and inspirational speaker, presenting his programs to audiences around the world.  John’s work has […]


May 22, 2018: Digital – Sam Schaen and Marilyn Gaizband & Prints – Kacy Turner

Members’ Gallery (Digital) Sam Schaen and Marilyn Gaizband Sam Schaen and Marilyn Gaizband were members of NVPS from September 2003 until 2017.They bought a home in Green Valley AZ and spend their winters there. The […]


May 22, 2018 – Forum: Ginger Werz-Petricka – Cuba: Havana and Beyond

May Forum with Ginger Werz-Petricka Ginger has been a member of NVPS since 2009 and has been involved with both Members Gallery and Education and Training, but, her main interest is the Portfolio Project, where she […]


May 29, 2018 – E&T: Swap Meet and The Power of Post Processing, Part 2 – Live Demo by Mike Whalen

Swap Meet and The Power of Post Processing, Part 2 – Live Demo by Mike Whalen The swap meet will begin at 6:30 and the program will begin at 7:30. This session will be a live demonstration of […]


May 8, 2018: E & T – Street Photography Presented by Willa and Bob Friedman

Street Photography/Willa and Bob Friedman Wikipedia says “ Street photography is photography conducted for art or inquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places”. We have been doing that for a […]