Author Archives: mike whalen


November 2020: Portfolio Project Update – The Artist Statement

The Portfolio Project is moving along, and some participants have started to upload images.  This year is going to be another treat for the membership when we have our reviews. For our portfolio participants, once […]


November 2020 – Note of Thanks to NVPS from the Willing Warriors

Jim Sinsheimer – NVPS Coordinator We recently received a heart-felt thank-you note (below) from the Willing Warriors to the many NVPS members who have already contributed framed photos exhibited at the PenFed retreat. All images […]


MAPV 2020: Competition Awards and Juried Images

Congratulations to the NVPS members received 6 of the 12 “Best In Category” awards at Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions 2020 Expo announced on November 7, 2020. Best in Birds: “Summer Hummer 2020 2” Bill Corbett – […]


November 7, 2020: Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions – Register Now

Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions (formerly “Nature Visions”) will be virtual this year to protect you from the risk of COVID-19. Although there will be no live show, there will be two presentations and competition award presentations […]


November 2020 – Message from Ron Taylor, NVPS President

Fall is a great season for capturing color and mood.   Although we have to be more careful this year because of Covid-19, we can still go outside before Winter’s chill, and we can still appreciate […]


Sunday, October 25 – Last day to vote -MAPV People’s Choice Awards!

The nominees for the People’s Choice Awards have been selected by the judges and can be seen on the MAPV website: Instructions for voting can also be found at that site. Congratulations to the following […]


2020 Mid-Atlantic Photo-Visions: Juried Images

The results of the MAPV competition have been announced. Click on the categories below to see photos (from all clubs) juried into the expo. Nature Competition Categories: Birds, Wildlife, Macro/Close up, Water, Landscape, and Flora Photo Art Competition Categories:  Architecture, Abstracts, Documentary/Street, Still-Life, Sports/Action/Adventure, and Other […]


Dropbox Instructions for Portfolios

DropBox is a free cloud-storage resource used by NVPS members participating in the portfolio project. It provides the means to share your portfolio with the coordinators and other participants, and to get feedback as it’s […]


October 2020 Fotofax

Editorial by Sidney Stone (see the full edition here) Photo by Roland Fabia I am writing this having just returned from a few days in the Catskills and Finger Lakes of New York State. An […]


October 2020 – Message from NVPS President, Ron Taylor

While some organizations might have closed the doors, turned off the lights and ridden out the pandemic, we decided to move ahead.  It meant developing creative solutions to new challenges, but thanks to the contributions […]