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October 2019

Member’s Gallery “Prints” with Curtis Gibbens; “Digital” with Jim Sinsheimer

October 22 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 pm

"Prints" with Curtis Gibbens Title: The Wild Side Curtis Gibbens Curtis Gibbens has been taking outdoor photography for over 20 years. His interest sparked the first time he stepped on the boardwalk at Huntley Meadows Park. He did not realize such a wetland environment existed in Fairfax County. Curtis has many landscape images, but wildlife is his favorite subject. Most of his wildlife images are birds - they are everywhere, from national parks to his back deck. Curtis enjoys visiting…

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Member’s Forum: “Work It” with Wayne Guenther

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Forum: "Work It" with Wayne Guenther The title of my forum discussion is "Work It!" I shoot all kinds of subjects but it's relatively rare that I spend more time and attention on what's in the viewfinder than two or three exposures. I do move position and change in-camera crop and consider the orientation, but "see it, shoot, move on" is my usual photography mode. There are visual situations however, that so grab my attention that I shoot many more…

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Navigating the NVPS Website and Gallery with Mike Whalen; Portfolio Project Update with Ginger Werz-Petricka; Also, Get Ready for the Annual Swap Meet

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MikeWhalen This year, October is one of those months with 5 Tuesdays, so for the October 29 meeting, we will have a special presentation by former club president, Mike Whalen on navigating the club’s website. Last year Mike overhauled the NVPS website and gallery, giving them both a new look and feel. He will explain the design philosophy and guide us thru the menus, making it easier to find what you’re looking for.  There really is allot there, but with…

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November 2019

Programs: Andrew Sentipal – Photographing Shenandoah

November 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Andrew Sentipal will be entertaining us in November with a talk on photographing Shenandoah National Park. Andrew has been interested in photography most of his life. He started back in the film days and transitioned to a digital camera when they became affordable. Andrew travels the country as frequently as possible to photograph nature. He has photographed Zion NP, Grand Canyon NP, Bryce Canyon NP, Grand Tetons NP, Glacier NP, Denali NP and Yellowstone NP to name a few. Andrew…

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Field Trip to Huntley Meadows Park – Friday

November 8 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am

NVPS November Field Trip to Huntley Meadows Park When: Friday, November 8, 2019 (Rain Date, Saturday) NOTE: THE SATURDAY FIELD TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED! Saturday, November 9, 2019 (No rain Date) We are going there both days.  Please attend the date that works for you. Field Trip Leader: Stan Bysshe This time of year it is hard to know what to expect at Huntley Meadows. But since all will be traveling by car there is no reason not to be…

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Education & Training: Image Critique – Assessing Your Own, and Others’, Images with Willa Friedman, Ginger Werz-Petricka, and Mike Whalen

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Speakers’ Panel for Education and Training: The panel will include members: Willa Friedman, Ginger Werz-Petricka and Mike Whalen The November 12 E & T panel discussion will offer a basic methodology of assessing images, whether your own or someone else’s, with a goal of making effective, impactful images.  Realizing that all image creation and critique is subjective, the panel will discuss questions that should be considered when photographing or assessing an image.  The goal of the session is to help…

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Competition – with Judge Alan DeFelice – No theme

November 19 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Competition with Judge Alan DeFelice – No theme Alan DeFelice is a professional photographer with more than 26 years’ experience. Alan started in film and progressed to medium format before eventually migrating to digital, back at the advent of the first digital SLRs. Alan’s work is representative of what he loves: mostly nature, wildlife and the outdoors. Alan has won numerous regional and international awards. Alan has won several local, regional, and national photo contests. He has been published in…

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Member’s Gallery: “Prints” with Eva Lanyi; “Digital” with Philip Winters

November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

“Prints” with Eva Lanyi Title: Portfolio Excerpts A member of NVPS since 2015, Eva Lanyi has been interested in photography since her first blurry black and white photos of the neighbor’s dog, taken with her Kodak Brownie Starmatic (which she still has).  School, work, and life in general created other priorities for many years. Since retiring from a 32-year federal career as an analyst, she’s been able to concentrate more on photography and plans to make it a big part…

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Member’s Forum: Portugal – Top To Bottom with Mike Whalen

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Program If you like visiting European countries, there’s a lot to like about Portugal as a travel and photo destination. It’s big on history,antiquities,culture, great food, friendly people, (many who speak English), and it’s a direct flight from Dulles airport. Also, the country is small enough to see a good part of it (by car) in a relatively short time. In this presentation, Mike will review his May 2019 road-trip with his wife and two friends. Starting and ending…

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December 2019

Programs: Mark Buckler – Nailing Your Exposures – It’s not as hard as you think

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bio Mark Buckler has been actively documenting nature for over 30 years. Mark was born on Cape Cod, MA and his passion for photography was ignited and honed in this area of natural beauty. In 2005, Mark moved to the Outer Banks of NC, where he continues to reside and pursue his passion for nature, wildlife and landscape photography. Mark’s degree in wildlife biology from the University of Vermont and his extensive experience as a wildlife field biologist provides him…

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