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September 2019

Competition: No Theme with judge Sandi Croan

September 17 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Sandi Croan  Sandi Croan is an independent photographer from Centreville who has been living in Northern Virginia since 1978. She specializes in landscape, nature, and travel photography with an eye for capturing the unique and creating fine art for homes and offices. Sandi has won numerous competitions and awards for her fine art photographs including: Photographer of the Year and Print of the Year numerous times as well as Versatile Photographer of the Year at Northern Virginia Photographic Society (NVPS);…

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Field Trip: Old Town Alexandria – Street Photography

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

September 2019 Field Trip Old Town Street Photography Within eyesight of Washington, D.C., on the Potomac River Old Town Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history, beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture, cobble stone streets, and for their delightful festivals, parades, shops, restaurants and great people watching. Kicking off the 2019 – 2020 club year, two of NVPS’ best street photographers, Willa and Bob Friedman, will lead a field trip through Old Town Alexandria.  They will provide an…

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Member’s Gallery: “Prints” with Bill Corbett; “Digital” with David Crooks – Print Matting Tutorial – Review My Image

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Print Matting Tutorial Bob and Willa Friedman will do a mini-matting tutorial on Tuesday, September 24, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., before our regular meeting, in the back of the room.  Participants should bring a mat cutter and practice mats if they have them, and be prepared to start promptly at 6:30 p.m..  Bob and Willa will also bring some practice mats. Member's Gallery Birds, Travel & More Bill Corbett is a bird and travel photographer who enjoys color, action and texture…

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Education & Training: Review My Image & Ask Me a Question

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Fran Bastress for Review My Image; Jim McDermott for Ask Me a Question (Nikon equipment and Lightroom) Review My Image and Ask Me a Question The “Review My Image” and “Ask Me A Question” tables will be open from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in September, October, and November.  At the “Review My Image” table, an experienced club photographer will be available to offer feedback on images members would like to…

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Member’s Forum: The World’s Biggest Digital Photo Frames with John Krout

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bio John Krout began taking photos in 1963. His subjects have been as varied as Richard Nixon's inaugural, the Apollo 16 launch, rock concerts, school concerts, aerial fireworks and solar eclipses. In the 1970s, his rock concert photography was published nationwide by Ampersand magazine. After 29 years of 35mm photography using Pentax SLRs, he switched to Canon in 1999 and now owns two Canon digital SLRs. Since 2011 he has designed and published month per page photo calendars for his…

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October 2019

Program: Abstract Photography by Don Rosenberger

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bio  Don Rosenberger sold all his camera gear and walked away from photography, but that was back in 1983.  He picked up a camera again in 2005 and has spent most of his weekends and vacation time trying to make up for those years he walked away.   Since 2005 he has worked with and been mentored by a great group of well known and some not so well known photographers.   Today Don is still driven by the passion and…

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Education & Training: Review My Image – Stan Byshe; Ask Me a Question -TBD

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Review My Image with Stan Bysshe Ask Me a Question - TBD

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Education & Training: Changing from Nikon to Micro Four-Thirds; the Good, the Bad, and the OK with Wayne Guenther

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This presentation provides Wayne's perspective on the decision process to leave a long-standing camera system, and a review of my learning curve to adapt to Micro Four-Thirds.  He will have an orientation of the features so we can understand the problems and successes, but this is not a technical review. Nor is it a system comparison beyond some basic considerations, one of which (the user interface) still gives me headaches.  If you are using a point and shoot and are…

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Competition – Judge Kristi Odom – Theme: Low Perspective

October 15 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Themed Competition "Low Perspective" with judge Kristi Odom. BIO Kristi Odom joined Nikon’s elite Ambassador program in May of 2018. An internationally acclaimed photographer and sought-after motivational speaker, Kristi travels the world shooting, teaching and sharing her insights. From destination weddings in Thailand to conservation projects in the jungles of Borneo, she’s always on the move, always ready to connect with others. She has received a Master’s accreditation from WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) and won over 60 international…

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Field Trip – Waterford, VA and Barbecue at Roger Lancaster’s House

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

October Field Trip Waterford, VA and Barbecue at Roger Lancaster’s House Waterford, located in northern Loudoun County, is one of the most photogenic locations in our region. Founded in the early 1700s, it is today a National Historic Landmark District, with buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. These include the Waterford Mill (mid-1700s), the “Arch House Row” (also mid 18th Century), and the Presbyterian church (1882). Waterford, with a largely Quaker and abolitionist population, remained loyal to…

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