All Speakers and Monthly Meetings


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2016 09 Giff Beaton

Sept. 13, 2016 - Discovering and Photographing Georgia's Dragonflies with Giff Beaton

Chattahoochee Nature Center - Tuesday September 13th, 2016 at 7 PM This will be a presentation you do not want to miss! Giff Beaton is widely known for his outstanding photography and knowledge of dragonflies, damselflies, and birds. He has eagerly studied nature for over 40 years. For the past 25 years, he has led a variety of bird, nature and history tours and given a diverse range of nature presentations. He is the author of Birding Georgia, Birds of Kennesaw Mountain, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast, coauthor of The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia and Birds of… Read Announcement >>>


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September 20, 2016 - Darrell Waters - Alaska Road Trip

September 20, 2016, at Central Chapter in Griffin, GA, Darrell Waters will talk about the recent road trip him and his wife Kathy made to Alaska. The meeting will be begin at 6:30 PM at the Women’s Center, Spalding Regional Hospital. Members as well as interested potential members are invited. Darrell and his wife, Kathy, both retired from the Department of Defense (civil service) at the Marine Base in Albany, Ga. where Darrell closed out his career as a Logistics Management Specialist and Kathy was an Industrial Specialist. After retiring they moved to Sun City in Griffin in August of 2013.… 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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Feb 4-9, 2017 Yellowstone In Winter

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The much anticipated Winter, 2017 trip to Yellowstone National Park will be hosted again this winter by Bob Waters and Chris Dekle. You won’t want to miss it. Our past 4 trips have been loved by all who went and we have a lot of former participants who are waiting to go again on this trip. DATES In-Park: February 4th through the 9th, 2017 with an optional 3 day add-on trip to Lamar Valley February 10-12, 2017. Spaces Available: Only 18 spaces are available. This trip sells out quickly so don’t delay Because of new insurance requirements, you must be a GNPA member before you can register for… Read More >>>
2016 05 Mark Buckler

Sept 29-Oct 2 - 2016 GNPA The Outer Banks Photo Weekend Field Trip

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Presented by Georgia Nature Photographers Associationand Mark Buckler Photography GNPA members are invited to join Mark Buckler on the Outer Banks for a spectacular photo tour and learning adventure. Mark, a professional photographer who lives on the Outer Banks, will take you to some of his favorite photo locations and provide instruction that will inspire your creativity. Dates Photo Locations/Subjects Optional HorseAdd-on Sessions Thurs. Sept. 29 Photograph Sunset Friday Sept 30 Photograph Early morning Classroom Session Photograph Late Afternoon Sat. Oct. 1 Photograph Early Morning… Read More >>>
2016 10 NE Atl Steve White

Sept. 3 - Oct. 31, 2016 “Road to Callaway” at the Aurora Theatre

Workshops, Educational Events & Other 225 Hits
The Northeast Atlanta GNPA Chapter is excited to be a participate in the 18th annual Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). Enjoy and view at the Aurora Theatre our “Road to Callaway” competition winning photographs, which were exhibited at the Discovery Center, Callaway Gardens during the 2016 summer. Exhibit Location: Aurora Theatre Lobby128 East Pike StreetLawrenceville, Georgia 30046 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 3, 2016 @ 2:00 PM Exhibition Open: September 3 – October 31 Hours: Tue-Fri: 11:00am-5:00pm Sat: Noon-5:00pmAlso, open 90 minutes prior to and about 30 minutes after any… Read More >>>
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Nov. 17-20, 2016 GNPA Smokies Photo Weekend

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Register now for the GNPA Smokies Photo Weekend inThe Great Smoky Mountain National Park, November 17-20, 2016 We will meet in Townsend, TN, at the Talley Ho Inn for a weekend of great photography, guided field trips and self-guided trips, photo competition with cash prizes, two great guest speakers, and lots of fun! This event is perfect for new photographers as well as professionals. There will be opportunities to shoot great landscapes, vistas, sunsets, sunrises, wildlife, streams, waterfalls, plants, trees, fields, old buildings, bridges, etc. Every lens in your bag can be used (macro,… Read More >>>


GNPA Competitions

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June, 2016 The Road To Callaway Winning Images

GNPA Competions
The Road To Callaway event was a great success but, it would not have been possible without the support from each of you. I would like to express my appreciation to all who participated. It is estimated that over 1000 entries were judged at the chapter levels and the top three selections from each chapter in Wildlife, Landscape, Macro and Nature As Art are now on display at the Discovery Center at Callaway Gardens. I would also like to thank our jurors for this event, who had the very difficult task of selecting the top three in their respective categories and the Best In Show. Our jurors… Read More >>>
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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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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 >>>