Author Archives: mike whalen

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November 12, 2019: 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 12th E & T panel discussion will offer a basic methodology of assessing images, whether […]

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January 7, 2020: Programs – Photographic Voice and Vision with Nikhil Bahl

Photographic Voice and Vision Every photographer should think about how they can find their photographic voice. Once a photographer has found their voice they can then start to develop their vision. It takes time, but both these aspects are essential to the growth of any photographer. Nikhil will […]

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October 15, 2019 – Competition Results with judge Kristi Odom – Theme: Low-Perspective

The winning images for 2019-2020 can be seen in the NVPS Gallery here:  https://nvps.smugmug.com/NVPSGallery/Monthly-Competition-Winners/2019-2020-Competition-Winners A slide show of this month’s winning images can be seen here: https://nvps.smugmug.com/NVPSGallery/Monthly-Competition-Winners/2019-2020-Competition-Winners/Current-Monthly-Competition-Results/   Competition Results for October 15, 2019 with […]

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October 26, 2019 – Nature Visions Update: Lunch Ordering

Good morning: A quick note to let you know that the deadline for ordering lunches for Nature Visions has been extended to midnight, Sunday, Oct. 27. To order lunch go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nature-visions-2019-lunches-tickets-70229816271, Best Roger Lancaster […]

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October 22, 2019 – Member’s Gallery: “Prints” with Curtis Gibbens; “Digital” with Jim Sinsheimer

“Prints” with Curtis Gibbens Title: The Wild Side Curtis Gibbens has been taking outdoor photography for over 20 years. His interest sparked the first time he stepped on the boardwalk at Huntley Meadows Park. He […]

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October 29, 2019: 5th Tuesday – Navigating the NVPS Website and Gallery with Mike Whalen; Portfolio Project Update with Ginger Werz-Petricka; Also, The Annual Swap Meet

This year, October is one of those months with 5 Tuesdays, so for the October 29 meeting, we will have a special presentation by former club president, Mike Whalen on navigating the club’s website. Last […]

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September 24, 2019: Education & Training – Matting with Bob and Willa Friedman

At this month’s Education and Training session, Bob and Willa will present a how-to/hands-on matting seminar to help members prepare their images for print competition, exhibits or for personal use.  They will present how they cut […]

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

The winning images for 2019-2020 can be seen in the NVPS Gallery here:  https://nvps.smugmug.com/NVPSGallery/Monthly-Competition-Winners/2019-2020-Competition-Winners Competition Results for September 17, 2019 with judge Sandi Croan No Theme Color Prints – Class 3 AWARD NAME IMAGE TITLE […]

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November 5, 2019 – Programs: Andrew Sentipal – Photographing Shenandoah

Andrew Sentipal will be entertaining us in November with a talk on photographing Shenandoah National Park. Andrew has been interested in photography most of his life. He started back in the film days and transitioned […]

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September 19, 2019 – Portfolio Project: Posting for September/October

There is a good article in the magazine “Shoot Like A Pro”, issue 01, titled ‘Pro Ways to Shoot Photo Projects’.  And what is the Portfolio Project if not exactly that.  The author, Lee Frost […]