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July 19, 2017 Dr. Renee’ Carlton will present “The Berry Eagles”

Upcoming Meetings and Speakers
Meeting starts at 7:pm in the ground floor Multi-Purpose Room of the Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta GA. Dr. Carleton is an Associate Professor of Biology in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Berry College. She will speaking to us about the Berry College Eagles. MeetUp Read Announcement >>>
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June 20, 2017 Eric Bowles with present “Bird Photography”

Upcoming Meetings and Speakers
"Bird Photography - Matching Technique and Equipment to the Subject" We'll review four common types of birds found in Georgia - raptors, shorebirds, wading birds, and songbirds - and how to get the best photos in the habitat of those birds. We'll talk about gear, camera settings, lighting, behavior, and other factors as well as what makes a good photo. Eric Bowles is an Atlanta based nature photographer specializing in the Southeastern United States. His work has been published in magazines, newspapers, and commercial publications. He is a regular speaker at camera clubs and other… Read Announcement >>>
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May 25, 2017 Tom Wilson with present “Georgia Landscapes”

Meeting starts at 7:pm in the ground floor Multi-Purpose Room of the Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta GA. Tom Wilson began making photographs at age 40. He has won numerous awards including including twice winning Roswell Photographic Society's Photographer of the Year award. Tom is also a two time Grand Prize winner of Nikon's "Publish Your Passion Photo Essay Contest". For more information about Tom and his fantastic images, please visit Meetup Read Announcement >>>


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Bird Photography with David Akoubian, May 24th

Wednesday, May 24, 2016 7:00 PM Cornerstone Coworking 279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA David Akoubian, professional nature photographer and Tamron Image Master is back after a long absence with our group. He will be discussing one of his passion. Bird Photography Bird photography and capturing birds in flight is something that has become very popular with the evolution of digital photography. Mastering bird photography is something that only comes with patience and practice. Tonight, David will discuss his experience with photographing birds and birds in flight. David had been a birder… Read Announcement >>>


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June 20, 2017 - The Photography Park

Upcoming Meetings and Speakers
June 20, 2017, at Central Chapter in Griffin, GA, Don Brown will talk about a subject that every nature photographer should find interesting; and that is the creation of the first ever “Photography Park”. The meeting will 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 you wanted to get a sunrise or sunset shot, and found the place you wanted to shoot from was not open in time, or closed too early? While we have many beautiful parks, none of them are designed or managed for the serious… Read Announcement >>>

All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events


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 >>>
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Yellowstone NP Trip 2017 Images

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GNPA Competitions

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Joint GNPA, CNC, and RFAA Contest/Exhibit at Chattahoochee Nature Center “Double Vision”

GNPA Competions
Overview: Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) will partner with the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) and the Roswell Fine Arts Association (RFAA) for the 2nd Annual Photo Competition and Exhibit that is to be included as part of the fall Atlanta Celebrates Photography event. The theme is titled Double Vision. Twenty-four (24) images will be selected in the contest to be exhibited in the CNC River Resource Gallery in Roswell, Georgia. These same images will be painted by artists from the RFAA. When brought to the CNC for hanging, the photographic image and the painted image will… Read More >>>
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CNC Gallery Competition - "Look Closer" Macro/Close-up Photo Competition

GNPA Competions
The next competition for the Chattahoochee Nature Center Gallery will be titled "Look Closer". This will be a Macro/Close-up Photo Competition. Macro-photography is generally defined as life size (1:1) up to 3 times life size and usually requires special lenses or attachments. Close-­‐up photography usually is defined as the range of magnification from 1/10 the life size to 1/2 life size and usually can be done with standard lenses. Ideally we would like entries to be macro and near macro rather than simply close ups. Suggest that you think about photographing natural features, plants,… 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 >>>