All Speakers and Monthly Meetings


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May 17, 2016 - Bird Photography Techniques and Tips

May 17, 2016, Eric Bowles will make a presentation on Bird Photography Techniques and Tips at Central Chapter in Griffin, GA. The meeting will be begin at 6:30 PM at Spalding Regional Hospital. Members as well as interested potential members are invited. Join Atlanta based nature photographer Eric Bowles for techniques and tips to help you to make better bird photographs. Bird photography provides a way to combine a passion for birds with the artistry of photography, but it can be one of the most challenging areas of nature photography. Whether you are a novice or an advanced photographer,… Read Announcement >>>

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May 10, 2016, Robert Hice will present “Planning and Preparation for Nature Photography”

Robert is a very experienced photographer who adds innovative and unique approaches to capturing nature in the wild. He has been recognized in a number of photo competitions for the quality of his work and the obvious effort and patience that goes into his art and composition. Robert grew up in the south where he and his family spent many days in the backcountry, hunting and fishing. Those areas have now fallen prey to development and growth. His family trout farm was wiped out by a road-widening project by the Georgia DOT but the loss of the farm allowed Robert the time to pursue his passion… Read Announcement >>>

All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events

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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 >>>
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March 31, 2016 Gibbs Cardens Field Trip

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Location/ Directions: Gibbs Gardens 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, GA 30107 770-893-1881 Site Directions: Go north on Hwy 400 for approximately 30 miles to Hwy 369. Turn left onto Hwy 369 heading West. Proceed approximately 12 miles and turn right on Yellow Creek Road. Continue on Yellow Creek road 6.4 miles and turn right on Gibbs Drive. Field Trip Leader(s): Primary Leads:Kip Stahl, Zawacki 404-431-6371 mobile Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM We will meet in the main parking lot after they open the gates REGISTRATION: GNPA Current… Read More >>>
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May 21, 2016 Field Trip to Cochran Mill Falls at 9:00AM

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Cochran Mill Park, the City of Chattahoochee Hills’ largest park, is located on the west side of Cochran Mill Rd, between South Fulton Parkway and Rivertown Road. This is an opportunity to photograph water fall, flowing stream, wildlife trails, etc. The park has available hiking, jogging, and horse trails, as well as primitive camping, playground, picnic shelter, wildlife habitat, etc. Open to GNPA members only! There is a parking fee of $5.00 per vehicle (Please have exact amount & they do ticket). Note: There is also a nature center nearby. Cochran Mill Nature Center is PRIVATE and NOT… Read More >>>


GNPA Competitions

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2016-01 Blooms & Blossoms Exhibit Hung and Winners Selected

GNPA Competions
The Exhibit of the 18 finalist images from the Blooms and Blossoms Contest was hung in the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC ) lobby and judged on March 4, 2016. All of the images looked wonderful. Everyone is encouraged to stop by the CNC lobby and see the exhibit first hand. CNC is located at 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075. They are open Monday-Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday: Noon – 5 pm. From the 18 finalists, the following images have been selected and awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons. 1st Place: Martin Bozone - Water Lilies (Atlanta Botanical Gardens) 2nd Place: Sophie De… Read More >>>
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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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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


2016-10 Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association 2016 National Juried Photography Show

Non-GNPA Competitons
September 3 – October 9, 2016 Entry Deadline July 1, 2016 You are invited to enter the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA) 2016 National Juried Photography Show. The 2016 BRMAA National Juried Show is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional, and all original photographic media, including film and digital images. Cash prizes totaling $3,000, including $750 for Best of Show, will be awarded. Best of Show - $750 (not eligible for another recognition) 1st Place in Nature - $400 1st Place in Fine Art - $400 1st Place in Digital Art - $400 2nd Place in Nature - $250 2nd… Read More >>>
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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 >>>