Author Archives: mike whalen


Now is the best time to join NVPS – take advantage of the full year of activities

Whether you’re a prospective new, or former member, and regardless of your skill level – fall is the best time to join NVPS or update your annual membership. Attend weekly virtual meetings and local outdoor […]


Portfolio Project 2020-2021: Consider Creating A Portfolio This Year – Sign Up Now!

As the new season begins for NVPS it is time to launch a new Portfolio Project.  A portfolio is a collection of images with a common theme: Snow Landscapes, Birds, Barns, Passages, etc. Creating a […]


See September 2020 FotoFax!

Our FotoFax editor, Sidney Stone, has packed more information into FotoFax than ever before, 70+ pages! It also has a new look with bigger, easier to read print and larger pictures. It is also printable. […]


Rules of Competition for 2020-2021 Including Temporary Changes Due to COVID

Rules of Competition (Revision: August 13, 2020 by G. Grossman) Printable PDF: Rules of Competition revised_Class names_2020-08-13-FINAL gg-compressedDownload Note 1: Important Competition Changes – Please Read The proposed rule changes set forth below will be […]


August 17 – September 18, 2020: Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions (Formerly Nature-Visions) – Image Upload Schedule

Image Upload Schedule: August 17 @ 12:01 am – September 18 @ 11:59 pm We are working on the schedule that will be followed for this year’s image submittal, judging, and delivery and will update this page […]


August 8, 2020: Update information on Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions (formerly Nature Visions) from Roger Lancaster

Here we are, almost through the summer and the uploading for the MAPV photo competition will soon be upon us. I trust that throughout the summer you were able to shoot some wonderful images to […]


Visitors – Start Here!

Welcome to the Northern Virginia Photographic Society, the DC area’s premier camera club. With an extensive variety of educational and social activities, NVPS offers photographers of all levels ways to improve their skills, creativity and […]


Rules of Competition Temporary Changes for 2020-2021

The proposed rule changes set forth below will be temporary and apply only during the 2020-2021 Club year regardless of whether the club is meeting online (virtually) or at the fire station. All current rules […]


Competition Themes for 2020-2022

The themed competitions for 2020-2021 are: A Musician: The subject must be singular; it may be in a group but DOF, processing etc. should make it obvious that all attention is on one individual. Subjects […]


COVID Update: July 2020 – by Ron Taylor

“NVPS will hold weekly meetings via Zoom when we return on September 1. Zoom is a web-based video conferencing app that allows us to bring our programs, competitions, and other educational activities live, right to […]