Posts: Activities

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March/April 2019 – Portfolio Project: Update by Ginger Werz-Petricka

Portfolio Project 2019 – March/April Update The final Portfolio review will be on May 21st.  We hope all is going smoothly as you gather your final images, refine and complete your final presentations.  Willa Friedman […]

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May 28, 2019 – Member’s Forum: “Baseball” with Frank Napoli

Frank’s Baseball PDF of Slides Baseball Frank Napoli Biography I began my “career” in photography back in the mid ‘70s. Two close friends were photographers (one of them a young lady with whom I definitely […]

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May 14, 2019 – Competitions: “Oldies (No Date Restriction)” with judge David Blecman

David Blecman David Blecman, a member of the Professional Photographers of America, started his photographic career in 1978, and started Positive Negatives in 1997.  He is now an internationally recognized photographer and instructor, having taught […]

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March 23, 2019 – Field Trip: Truck Graveyard

The “Truck Graveyard” is the destination for our March 23rd Field Trip. The Graveyard is situated on the property of the PL Duncan Company located at 2 Duncan Store Road in Columbia Virginia. Travel time […]

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May 28, 2019 – Member’s Gallery: “Prints” with Ron Taylor; “Digital” with Kieulan Nguyen

Member: Ron Taylor – Favorites Description: The collection includes some of Ron’s favorite images. This collection includes some of Ron’s favorite images. He has been making photographs on an occasional basis for several years. Ron […]

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April 23, 2019 – Member’s Forum: “Wingtip to Wingtip: Aviation Photography from Planning to Post Processing” with Jeff Hancock

Wingtip to Wingtip: Aviation Photography from Planning to Post Processing Jeff Hancock Biography Wingtip to Wingtip: Aviation Photography from Planning to Post Processing   Jeff Hancock will discuss researching air shows, useful equipment, positioning,  tips […]

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May 3-5, 2019 – Field Trip: Chincoteague Island, Virginia

Plan a fun weekend shooting images in Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore of Virginia under the guidance of our President and Bird Photography extraordinaire Stan Bysshe. The drive will take between 3 and 4 hours […]

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April 30, 2019: Education & Training: Crappy Conditions By Stan Bysshe

Click below to see the presentation: Crappy Conditions-compressed

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February 2019: Portfolio Update

The Initial Portfolio Review was a great success.  So far twenty-five intrepid photographers have started the project and their work is amazing.  As always, the range of subject matter is broad, and the quality is […]

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April 2, 2019 – Programs: “The Art of Self Critique and Evaluation” with Alan Sislen

Presentation Description As photographers, we often find ourselves in the role of self-critiquer and evaluator. It’s clearly a case of learning by doing, but there are many skills and techniques that can help us become […]