Author Archives: Scott Musson


Portfolio Article and Information on “The Artist Statement”

(Reprinted with permission from Issue #103, Nov-Dec 2012 )* The Artist Statement The first thing I ever wrote was with a crayon — Crayola Burnt Sienna, as I recall. [I see you stifling a […]


May 19th, 2018 Field Trip to the National Arboretum

Our final field trip of the 2017-18 club calendar will be May 19 to the National Arboretum, located at 3501 New York Ave., N.E. We’ll meet at the visitor center at 8:30 — the Arboretum opens at 8:00.   While the insane […]


NVPS Mentor Program Member Participation

  Goals: To provide NVPS members an opportunity to receive individual or small group personalized training on: How to use your cameras – camera controls How to take better images – composition, lighting, subject, etc. […]


May 31, 2018 – Make Your Reservation Now for the 2017 – 2018 End of Year Banquet

Join us to celebrate our club’s 2017–2018 accomplishments. Come socialize and enjoy a meal with your fellow members. Bring your family and friends! That evening we will: Present EOY competition awards and see beautiful images […]


May 3rd, 2018 – The Freeman Patterson Lecture on Understanding Creativity

Joe Miller and the Northern Virginia Alliance of Camera Clubs proudly present: The Freeman Patterson Lecture on Understanding Creativity Mr. Patterson, a world-renowned photographer and teacher, will discuss the idea of “Creativity” as applied to […]


January 16, 2018 – Competition with Judge Josh Taylor

Josh has presented photography workshops at the Smithsonian National Orchid Show, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at JMU, U.S. Botanic Garden, Brookside Gardens, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, American Horticultural Society Garden School, Adkins Arboretum, and Longwood […]


November 28, 2017: Members Gallery – Bob Friedman & Willa Friedman

Bob Friedman Member of NVPS since 2004  Interested in photography as a teenager with a wet darkroom in the basement (Note for younger NVPS members: Wet darkroom means I used film) I take photos of […]


November 28, 2017: Member’s Gallery – “The St. Lawrence River” with Alan Goldstein:

The St. Lawrence River with Alan Goldstein A member of NVPS since 2012, Alan has been involved in some way or other with photography for the past 55 years.  It all began with a science […]


October 24th, 2017: Presentation from Dan Ward – The Great American Eclipse

On October 24th, 2017, the Members Forum was presented by Dan Ward – The Great American Eclipse.  Please find his presentation by following the link below. The Great American Eclipse_ Retrospective_20171024 (Username and Password required.)


Call for Entries: Eighth Annual Joseph Miller Abstract Photography Exhibit May 5 – May 28, 2018

The Joseph Miller Center for the Photographic Arts takes great pride in announcing its EIGHTH ANNUAL juried abstract exhibit. ALL interested photographers are invited to submit entries for this much anticipated spring event. Submissions to […]