Author Archives: mike whalen


February 19, 2019 – Competition Results: With Judge Row Sewall (No Theme)

Competition Results – February 19th, 2019 Color Prints – Class 3 1st – Stan Bysshe – The Catch 2nd – Clark Barker – Icelandic Abode 3rd – Alan Goldstein – José HM – Jim Sinsheimer […]


February 17, 2019 – Send us your best Field-Trip Images from Udvar-Hazy!

If you participated in Saturday’s field trip (February 16, 2019) to the Udvar-Hazy Museum, send us your best 1-4 images. They will be posted to the NVPS Field-Trip Gallery for others to see.  Images should […]


April 16, 2019 – Competitions: Theme – “Trains, Planes, Automobiles and Trucks” with judge Steve Gottlieb

Steve Gottlieb Thousands of Steve Gottlieb’s photographs—ranging from architecture to people to landscapes—have been published worldwide. His images have been featured in Shutterbug, Popular Photography, American Photo, Rangefinder, and Photo District News, among others. He […]


February 2, 2019 – Georgette Grossman and Mike Whalen, Winners at Washington Gardener Magazine Photo Contest

NVPS members, Georgette Grossman and  Mike Whalen both received awards in the Washington Gardener Magazine – 13th Annual Garden Photo Contest. Georgette’s purple flower  photo (shown above) won the GRAND prize and will be published […]


April 23, 2019 – Member’s Gallery: “Prints” with Roger Lancaster; “Digital” with Chuck Campbell

Member: Roger Lancaster –  “Scene From My Eyes” Bio for Roger Lancaster A native of Western Canada, Roger first handled a camera when he was 6 years old when his grandfather, a photo journalist, let […]


February 12, 2019 – Heads Up: Takedown of the Frame Factory Exhibit happens on Tuesday before 2 PM!

 Thanks to all of the participants in the exhibit at the Frame Factory in Vienna, VA, we put together a great show! Those of you who haven’t seen it, should go, there are approx. 4 […]


April 20, 2019 – Field Trip: Eastern State Penitentiary

Field Trip: Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia PA April 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 1:00pm Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous penitentiary in the world. Some of its most famous in mates include […]


March 26, 2019 – Member’s Forum: “Papua New Guinea” with Kathryn Mohrman

Kathryn Mohrman will be the speaker for our March Member’s Forum She will talk about a recent trip to Papua New Guinea.  After more than 40 years as a teacher, administrator, and college president, she has […]


March 5, 2019 – Programs: “Portraits” with Catherine Simmons

Presentation Description Catherine is going to be sharing on the topic of Family and Child Photography. This is a broad topic ranging from formal family portraits to candid snapshots for the family album. Catherine will […]


February 26, 2019 – Member’s Forum: “Once in a Lifetime Trip to Israel” with Kirk Johnson

A Once in a Lifetime trip to Israel Kirk Johnson Biography Since joining NVPS in August 2012, Kirk Johnson has been taking digital photographs of a variety of subjects, such as architecture, street and urban, […]