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ALPHARETTA GA

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3-15-2017 The Flower Photography of Joyce Dumas

Speakers
At the Alpharetta City Hall at 7 PM. Just in time for Spring, Joyce Dumas will be presenting to GNPA on Flower Photography. This event should be helpful for those attending the EXPO in at the Bald Mountain Valley resort the end of March when several of the field trips will include some great wildflower locations. Joyce will be providing tips on composition, lighting, and gear to take great flower photographs, including some ideas on creative flower photography. Joyce studied photography at the University of Florida School of Journalism and worked as a newspaper photographer and reporter… Read Announcement >>>

NE ATL

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BEING RESCHEDULED - March 22, 2017 - Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast” with Giff Beaton

Our speaker had to cancel unexpectedly and I am actively trying to replace him. A replacement speaker will be announced soon and as soon as we can, we'll reschedule the Dragonflies and Damsel Flies speaker. - Stewart Woodard Read Announcement >>>
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to be rescheduled March 22, 2017 - Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast” with Giff Beaton

THIS MEETING IS BEING RESCHEDULED Cornerstone Coworking279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA Giff Beaton author of “Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia and the Southeast” and widely known for his outstanding photography and knowledge of birds, dragonflies, damselflies, reptiles and other things of nature. Tonight’s focus will be Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia as he also shares and discusses some of his photographic examples. Learn more about how to photograph, find and approach one of nature’s interesting groups. He has eagerly studied nature for over 40 years and for the past 25… Read Announcement >>>
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Feb. 22, 2017 Second Annual Tribute to ANSEL ADAMS – “Black & White Competition”

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:30 PM to bring print & 7:00 PM Meeting startsCornerstone Coworking 279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA Ansel Adams birthday, February 20, 1902 was 115 years ago. This competition is our small way of honoring and paying a tribute to the person who practically synonymous with nature photography. Concept of “Stand in Ansel Adams Footsteps” is to shoot in Monochrome (Black & White) and emulate as close as you can his style or work. Our Judge – Tom Vadnais is a past GNPA state President, EXPO presenter & previously a speaker and judge for several GNPA Chapters.… Read Announcement >>>

N. CENTRAL ATL

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3-14-2017 The Flower Photography of Joyce Dumas

At the Chattahoochee Nature Center at 7 PM. Just in time for Spring, Joyce Dumas will be presenting to GNPA on Flower Photography. This event should be helpful for those attending the EXPO in at the Bald Mountain Valley resort the end of March when several of the field trips will include some great wildflower locations. Joyce will be providing tips on composition, lighting, and gear to take great flower photographs, including some ideas on creative flower photography. Joyce studied photography at the University of Florida School of Journalism and worked as a newspaper photographer and… Read Announcement >>>
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February 14, 2017 - Photographer’s Panel and Time Lapse Photography

I have asked a few of our well known and outstanding women photographers (not that all of you are not outstanding photographers!) to appear as a panel to learn their approaches to some of their wonderful nature photography. The panelists are: Sophie De Backer, Marcia Brandes, Kathy Aspy, Mary Jo Cox, and Toni Anderson They will tell a little about their: Current Gear (camera, favorite lens, special gear in your bag). Post processing software including any plug-ins they like Favorite nature targets and what else they shoot Favorite places to shoot and maybe show some of their work. Then the… Read Announcement >>>

CENTRAL GA

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March 21, 2017 - Using Depth Of Field To Make Your Photography Better

Speakers
March 21, 2017, at Central Chapter in Griffin, GA, Jim Henderson will talk about Depth of Field and Hyper Focal Distance in photography. 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. How many times have we all photographed a magnificent scene, only to view our photographs later and be a little disappointed in their ability to capture what we saw? Some parts were not in focus, or the subject we wanted to really stand out cannot be distinguished from the rest of the photo. One of the secrets… Read Announcement >>>

All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events

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September 2017 - Glacier National Park, Triple D Game Ranch & National Bison Range

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Glacier National Park is a well known destination for photographers offering stunning landscapes, water, and macro photographic opportunities. What is not so well know is it's also a fantastic location for getting once in a lifetime shots of Grizzly Bear, Wolves, Mountain Lion, Fox (three varieties), Bobcat and Lynx. It’s an adventure that will leave you with lasting memories and plenty of pictures to commemorate the experience. Next year the GNPA is offering 14 lucky photographers the opportunity to photograph Glacier and wildlife. There are two dates, each limited to 7 photographers plus… Read More >>>
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March 4, 2017 Beauty in God's Nature" Exhibit by Steve & Connie White

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Exhibition Dates: March 1 until June 30, 2017 Artist Reception: Saturday, March 4 @ 1:30 - 3:30 pm. George Pierce Community Center 55 Buford Hwy, Suwanee, GA 30024 Enjoy the 50 Images of nature by Steve & Connie White during their 5-week road trip out west in 2015 and Alaska last year. Both are members of the Northeast Atlanta Chapter. Images from Colorado, Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks in Wyoming and Katmai & Denali National Parks in Alaska. Other images were taken in Ga., Fla., N.C. and Canada. Join Steve and Connie at the Special Artist Reception on Saturday, March 4 @ 1:30 -… Read More >>>

Competitions

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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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 >>>