Author Archives: mike whalen


September 9, 2019 – Member News: Roger Lancaster – 3 Photos Being Exhibited at Purcellville Art Gallery

Roger Lancaster has had 3 of his photographs juried into an upcoming exhibit at the new Purcellville Art Gallery. The exhibit, which runs from Oct. 3- Jan. 6 and features a variety of art works […]


November 19, 2019 – Competition with Judge Alan DeFelice – No theme

  Competition with Judge Alan DeFelice – No theme Alan DeFelice is a professional photographer with more than 26 years’ experience. Alan started in film and progressed to medium format before eventually migrating to digital, […]


October 15, 2019: Competition with Judge Kristi Odom – Theme: Low Perspective

Themed Competition “Low Perspective” with judge Kristi Odom. BIO Kristi Odom joined Nikon’s elite Ambassador program in May of 2018. An internationally acclaimed photographer and sought-after motivational speaker, Kristi travels the world shooting, teaching and […]


September 3, 2019: Dinner with Program Speaker, Lawrence Jackson at Jason’s Deli

Hi, We’re about to launch our 2019-2020 NVPS program year….As usual, we start out with Program Night…. Our kick-off speaker will be Lawrence Jackson, former White House photographer during the Obama administration.   Please join […]


August 28, 2019: Nature Visions 2019 – Followup 3

Good morning:   Apparently, some of you are still confused about the $30 discount for tickets for NV. First, your discount code is the email that you use for NVPS. If you are not sure […]


November 12: Education & Training – Image Critique: Assessing Your Own, and Others’, Images with Willa, Ginger and Mike

Speakers’ Panel for Education and Training: The panel will include members: Willa Friedman, Ginger Werz-Petricka and Mike Whalen The November 12 E & T panel discussion will offer a basic methodology of assessing images, whether […]


August 26, 2019: Nature Visions 2019 – Lunch Orders

Good morning:   Arrangements have been finalized for ordering lunches while attending Nature Visions. Panera will again be the supplier. To order lunches, go to   I might remind everyone that there are very few […]


November 1 – 3, 2019: Nature Visions 2019 – A Couple of Reminders. . .

Nature Visions Photo Expo 2019 November 1 – 3, 2019 NEWSLETTER #3   A Couple of Reminders. . . Registration –  Please click on this link for registration to the event.  It includes a quick video […]


October 8, 2019 – Education and Training: Review My Image with Stan Bysshe; Ask Me a Question – TBD

Stan Bysshe for Review My Image, and TBD for Ask Me a Question.   Review My Image and Ask Me a Question The “Review My Image” and “Ask Me A Question” tables will be open […]


October 4-6, 2019: Waterford Fair

Hi fellow NVPS members: Jim Norman and myself serve on the photo exhibit committee for the Waterford Fair, one of the oldest and best fall fairs in the country attracting some 20,000+ visitors. The fair […]