Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

April 2021

Competition with Judge Denise Silva – Theme: Fountains

April 20 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Competition Theme: Fountains: A man-made ornamental structure, that pumps water. No shortage of fountains locally but anywhere in the world is fine. Rain or shine, day or night, literal or abstract. DENISE SILVA - WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER IN VIRGINIA Denise’s interest in photography started when her grandmother would share images from her travels to Egypt and Africa for safari. The evenings watching slideshows set the seed. 35 years later those seeds took root and inspired Denise to embrace photography and…

Find out more »

Member’s Gallery – Prints (Virtually): Maine with Mike Kane & Digital: Passion for Architecture with Judy Guenther

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Maine with Michael Kane Mike Kane will present a sampling of images from his explorations of the mid-coast of Maine. Photography started early for Mike, while in high school he picked up an Argus C3 rangefinder and began teaching himself how to make images. He moved onto using a Minolta SRT-101 during his college years while dabbling in his own darkroom but life soon brought a career and children which left little time for exploring with his camera. Following a…

Find out more »

Member’s Forum – The Soul of Southern Spain with Mike Whalen

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Program In this presentation, Mike will show images from his 2017 two-week driving adventure around southern Spain. Photos from the following areas will be shown: Barcelona: Street photos along La Rambla; Also, several buildings designed by architect, Antoni Gaudi, including his home, and the Sagrada Familia cathedral will be displayed. Malaga: The medieval Moorish palace, Alcazaba, and views of the city from the hilltop ruins of Castillo Gibralfaro. Grenada: The Alhambra Palace. Cordoba: The Roman Bridge, The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba.…

Find out more »

May 2021

Programs: Artistic Expression through Smartphone Photography with Michael Koren

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Presentation Description: This presentation will help you express your artistic vision through smartphone photography.  Learning to better use the camera that’s always with you, you’ll be exposed to techniques which go beyond taking simple snapshots and allow you to start creating photographs which artistically express your unique vision. You will learn the powerful features of the smart phone’s camera and the settings for optimal image capture including professional tips and techniques of adjusting exposure and focus which will help you…

Find out more »

Competition with Judge Nicol Hockett – Theme: Oldies

May 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Competition Theme: Oldies: Three-year time limit is waived.   Nicol Hockett will be our May judge for an open competition. Nicol specializes in portrait photography with an approach that balances authenticity in studio craft with a refined finishing style to bring out and preserve the beauty of the subject's character. Her photographs have been published in the Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography Annual, The Journal of the Royal Photographic Society, and numerous exhibition books. She has exhibited work at the National…

Find out more »

Field Trip: Brookside Gardens

May 15 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Brookside Gardens is part of the Wheaton Regional Park and is operated by Montgomery Parks. This award-winning 50-acre public display garden has a wide array of subjects to satisfy the landscape and garden photographer. The location boasts excellent water features such as a small pond with reflection terrace and a Japanese tea house, a brook connecting the pond to Pine Lake (further south), and an aquatic garden. May and early June are especially colorful months for Maryland and Virginia so…

Find out more »

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: 2nd Final Review with Cynthia Keith

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Education & Training – Portfolio Project: First Final Review with Cynthia Keith as our guest reviewer.

Find out more »

Member’s Gallery – Prints (Virtually): Exploring Delaware with Deb and Art Rose & Digital: Patterns and Graphics with Wayne Guenther

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Prints (Virtually): Exploring Delaware with Deb and Art Rose Art and Deb have enjoyed having two “home” states; one in Alexandria Virginia, and the other in Bethany Beach Delaware. The two locations are polar opposites, yet complement each other beautifully. Alexandria offers the bustle of historic Old Town, Northern Virginia, and DC museums and landmarks. They enjoy photographing local places such as Huntley Meadows, Dyke Marsh, Mason Neck, Conowingo Dam, Battlefields, and Shenandoah. Bethany Beach offers the quiet of the…

Find out more »

Member’s Forum – Yellowstone with Stan Bysshe

May 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stan has been a member of NVPS for ten years. He has served on multiple committees and is a past President. Over the years he has given numerous presentations ranging from Underwater photography to Shooting in Crappy Conditions. His April Members Forum talk will be on photographing  Yellowstone National Park in the winter. Over the past seven years Stan has been a guide on sixteen photo tours to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem which includes YNP and the Grand Tetons National…

Find out more »

June 2021

End-of-Year Competition and Awards Banquet with Judge TBA

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome to our very last meeting of the 2020 – 2021 season, NVPS End-of-Year Awards Night! Since we unfortunately cannot get together for an actual dinner and happy hour, it will be held virtually (via Zoom). We will have the full program of awards, just no food. Any eating and drinking will be on your own! Details of the judge are to be announced.

Find out more »
+ Export Events