All Speakers and Monthly Meetings


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February 24. 2016 - Tom Vadnais - Landscape Photography

Tom will present on his approach to Landscape Photography As an automotive engineer and forensic photographer by day, I have been photographing almost daily since 1981. But it wasn’t until the fall of 1999 when I took my first landscape photography workshop with the late Galen Rowell. After I switched to digital in late summer 2001, I started taking numerous photography, Photoshop, and printing workshops, seminars, and classes with some of the most respected names in the business, including Charlie Cramer, Charlie Waite, Bruce Dale, John Shaw, Jack Dykinga, John Sexton, John Paul Caponigro,… Read Announcement >>>


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Feb. 9, 2016 - Dr. Chris Mowry, coyotes in YNP and in your backyard, Road to Callaway Competition

Our speaker in February will be Dr. Chris Mowry, Associate Professor of Biology at Berry College in Rome, Georgia who will be talking about coyotes at Yellowstone National Park and in your backyard. Chris’ undergraduate degree is from Wake Forest University and his Ph.D. is from Emory University. His research focuses on animal ecology and he has been studying coyotes for the past 10 years. He also is involved in research dealing with African primates. His talk will focus on changes on the feeding ecology of coyotes in Yellowstone National Park following wolf reintroduction, black coat… Read Announcement >>>


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Feb 18, 2016 - Chasing your Passion Presentation with David Akoubian

Join Professional Nature Photographer David Akoubian as he discusses and details his pursuit of becoming a nature photographer. David will discuss how he approaches creating images not only for fine art but as a source of income as well. In this very tough and competitive market, finding a niche is key for making your passion a possible career as well. David will also take us on a journey around this incredible country and share many locations and tips on maximizing visits to new and old iconic locations. David will share his insight on landscape, macro and wildlife images in an effort to… Read Announcement >>>


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Feb 16,2016 Meeting - Photo Print Competition open to Non-members & Members

The February 16 meeting of the Central Chapter in Griffin, GA will consist of a photo print competition for members and non members. The meeting will be begin at 6:30 PM in the Women’s Center of Spalding Regional Hospital in the 1st floor conference room. Members as well as interested potential members are invited. GNPA Nature Print Competition Theme: Nature - landscape, wildlife, birds, flora. Show Date: February 16, 2015 Show Location: The Women's Center - Spalding Regional Hospital - 601 S. 8th Stree, Griffin, GA 30224 Entry: Each photographer may submit up to two (2) images. Please bring… Read Announcement >>>

W. Central

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Feb 9, 2016 - David Akoubian: Chasing your Passion Presentation

On February 9, 2016, the West Central Chapter of GNPA will host Professional Nature Photographer, David Akoubian of Bear Woods Photography. David will discuss in detail his pursuit of becoming a nature photographer. David will also discuss how he approaches creating images not only for fine art but as a source of income as well. In this very tough and competitive market, finding a niche is key for making your passion a possible career as well. David will also take us on a journey around this incredible country and share many locations and tips on maximizing visits to new and old iconic… Read Announcement >>>

All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events

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March 2-7, 2016 - Sixth Annual Circle B Bar Preserve Florida Nature Photography Event

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Open to GNPA Members OnlyLimited to Maximum of 20 Download PDF with Full Information, Dates, Locations and Time676.56 KB01/01/2016, 11:20 REGISTRATION OPEN TO GNPA MEMBERS ONLY (Login to see registration link) REGISTRATION: FEE: Approximately $125 plus personal travel, lodging, meals, and fees for Bok Tower and Alligator Farm. $25 Non-refundable. . If you elect to stay at selected hotels, reservations must be made by February 2nd. Drivers must have personal liability auto insurance. QUESTIONS: contact Tom Simpson, > Read More >>>
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Jan 28, 2016 Macro Photography by a Mike Moats – Special GNPA Presentation

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An evening with a Macro Guru Presented by Georgia Nature Photographers Association WHEN: January 28, 2016 from 7:00-9:00pm WHERE:Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center 10 College St. Norcross, Ga. ADMISSION:FREE for GNPA MembersNon-members: $15.00 Join the GNPA and go for free (effectively, you'll get $15 off your membership)JOIN THE GNPA NOW then register! REGISTER GNPA Members: Login to access the member tickets. Seating is limited…everyone must register!!! Mike Moats is an award winning professional Macro photographer from Sterling Heights, Michigan. Mike’s photography began as a… Read More >>>
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Sept 17-27, 2016 Glacier National Park Triple D Game Farm

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(This is Not a GNPA Field Trip or Event) Join us for Wildlife photography at the Triple D Wildlife Farm plus Landscape photography in Glacier. Triple D has over two dozen species to choose from. Triple D Shoot is September 23-27 Glacier National Park September 17-22 This is not a guided tour or GNPA event. All are welcome to join us for one or both events. Cost for Triple D is $900.00 for shoot plus transportation, lodging, food and drinks. For more information contact: Mary Jo Cox: Stewart Roach: Triple D Game Farm Read More >>>


GNPA Competitions

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2016-01 The Road To Callaway

GNPA Competions
“The Road To Callaway” is a Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) photography event that will include all Chapters. Photographers will compete within the chapter they are associated with. There are four categories, Wildlife, Landscape, Macro and Nature as Art. Each Chapter will select three photographs for each category that best represents their chapter. Each Chapter will also select a Best in Show from their Chapter. These thirteen photographs from each Chapter will be on display at the Discovery Center at Callaway Gardens for the summer of 2016. All submissions will then be… Read More >>>
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2016-01 GNPA Contest/Exhibit at CNC: Blooms and Blossoms

GNPA Competions
Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) will again partner with the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) for a Contest/Exhibit. The theme is Blooms and Blossoms. Share your favorite images of azaleas or any other beautiful flowering plants. Up to 20 images will be selected in the contest to be exhibited in the CNC lobby in Roswell, Georgia. RulesThis Contest/Exhibit is open to all members of GNPA. If you are not a GNPA member, join today ( There is no entry fee for this Contest/Exhibit. Entry for the contest will be through the GNPA North Central Atlanta Chapter… Read More >>>
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GNPA & Non-GNPA Competitions

GNPA Competions
If no entries appear in a category, there are no scheduled competitions. GNPA OPEN COMPETITIONS NON-GNPA COMPETITIONS Read More >>>

Non-GNPA Competitions

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Regional Competitions

Non-GNPA Competitons
The GNPA keeps members aware of other competitions held in the region by other camera clubs and organizations. This is where you can find other competitions to gain recognition and win prizes. Read More >>>