GNPA CHAPTER MEETINGS
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  • ALPHARETTA

    ALPHARETTA CHAPTER

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    February 20, 2019 – “Landscape Photography” with Tom Vadnais

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    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm LOCATION--Alpharetta Arts Center – 238 Canton Street, Alpharetta, GA. (Corner of Canton St. and Mayfield Rd.) Overflow parking, if required, will be at the Elementary school about 1 block from the Arts Center. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. 6:30 to 7:00 pm will be time for socializing. Presentation will begin at 7:15 pm. Members as well as interested potential members are invited to join us. Ever wonder how people get those great landscape shots? We are very fortunate to have Tom Vadnais joining us on February 20th to discuss how paying attention to the… Read More >>>
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    March 20, 2019 – “Photography Tips Town Hall Meeting”

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    Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm LOCATION--Alpharetta Arts Center – 238 Canton Street, Alpharetta, GA. (Corner of Canton St. and Mayfield Rd.) Overflow parking, if required, will be at the Elementary school about 1 block form the Arts Center on Mayfield Road. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. 6:30 to 7:00 pm will be time for socializing. Presentation will begin at 7:15 pm. Members as well as interested potential members are invited to join us. Have questions regarding what settings to use so that hawk is not a silhouette? Perhaps you would like to know how to shoot better sunrise/sunset photos… Read More >>>
  • COASTAL

  • DECATUR

  • GRIFFIN

    GRIFFIN CHAPTER

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    February 19, 2019 - The “Freedom” of Creative Photography: Art, Technique, AND Processing

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    On February 19, 2019, at Griffin Chapter of Georgia Nature Photographers Association in Griffin, GA, there will be a Boot Camp followed by the regular meeting. Boot Camp will begin at 5:15 in the Women’s Center, Spalding Regional Hospital. It will end at 6:15. The regular meeting will begin at 6:30 PM in the same location. The workshop and meeting are free and open to the public. Bootcamp: 5:15 – 6:15 PM – Controlling Light II. We will focus on controlling the light on your subject through the use of flash, shades, filters, and reflectors. Anyone wanting to learn more about this is welcome to… Read More >>>
  • GWINNETT

    GWINNETT CHAPTER

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    Feb 27th Meeting - 4th Annual Tribute to ANSEL ADAMS – “Black & White Print Competition”

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    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:30 PM to bring print & 7:00 PM Meeting starts Cornerstone Coworking 279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA The concept and goal of “Stand in Ansel Adams Footsteps” is to create a Monochrome (Black & White) photograph to emulate as close as you can the style or feel of his work. Only open to current GNPA member regardless of home chapter but must be present at February meeting. As most of his work was great black and white (monochrome) landscapes from the Western U.S. Remember, as he did…study your scene and consciously decide how and what you will photograph.… Read More >>>
  • HAMILTON

  • LAKE COUNTRY

    LAKE COUNTRY CHAPTER

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    NEW GNPA CHAPTER FORMING

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    RENA JOHNSON IS FORMING A NEW GNPA CHAPTER IN THE LAKE SINCLAIR AREA FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT RENA AT: Read More >>>
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  • SMYRNA

    SMYRNA CHAPTER

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    February 21, 2019 - Shari Zellers will present Hard Drive to Hard Copy

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    The Smyrna Chapter of the GNPA is excited to have Shari Zellers present “Hard Drive to Hard Copy.” Get your images off the computer and into print! The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm at the Smyrna Community Center. Shari has worked in labs for a collective 20 years and run her own studio since 1996, currently working for the local print lab MyPhotoPipe. She has shot over 500 weddings and hundreds of corporate events that has resulted in working with millions of images in the past 30 years. There are four aspects she will talk about that will help you get better results from getting your work… Read More >>>
FIELD TRIPS
  • GNPA FIELD TRIPS

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    Feb. 23, 2019, Bonaventure Cemetery – Practice Taking images to Focus Stack

    Field Trips
    OPEN TO CURRENT GNPA MEMBERS ONLY REGISTER HERE Register Here Modify/Cancel Reservations By registering, you are agreeing to the standard GNPA Warranty and Liability Release (view here) Where: 330 Bonaventure Rd · Thunderbolt, GA When: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Meet in the back of the Bonaventure cemetery (closest to the Wilmington River). We'll practice taking images that can be used for focus stacking using the methods described by Horace Hamilton at the last meeting. Bring Camera Equipment inc Read More >>>
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    June 17-20, 2019 Outer Banks, NC with Mark Buckler (2nd Trip)

    Field Trips
    THIS IS THE 2ND OBX TRIP ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, WILL FILL VERY FAST SO DON'T WAIT! Begins at sunrise on the 17th and ends at noon on the 20th. Price: $495 - does not include transportation, lodging or food. Recommended lodging will be provided after registration. Limited to 10 Photographers OPEN TO GNPA MEMBERS ONLY The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a paradise for photographers. This scenic ribbon of sand offers spectacular sunrises over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and fantastic sunsets over the waters of the expansive Sounds. Natural areas abound (with abundant wildlife) in the… Read More >>>
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    June 26th - July 2nd, 2019 - GNPA Photography Trip to Lubec, Maine to Shoot Puffins

    Field Trips
    Trip Leader: Tom Simpson Schedule: June 26th through to July 2nd, 2019 (6 nights) Limit: Limited to 14 GNPA Members Cost: $800 per person What’s included: Two planned Puffin boat trips (see caveat below): One afternoon Whale Watch for the whole group Other side trips planned to shoot light houses, Campobello (FDR Home and passport required), and regional National Wildlife Refuges and numerous scenic locations based on interests of the group. Take a look at the photos from the 2018 Trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwi0RBYm-5M Deposit due date: Non-refundable deposit of $500 due by… Read More >>>
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    June 20-23, 2019 Outer Banks, NC with Mark Buckler

    Field Trips
    Begins at sunrise on the 20th and ends at noon on the 23rd. Price: $495 - does not include transportation, lodging or food. Recommended lodging will be provided after registration. Limited to 10 Photographers OPEN TO GNPA MEMBERS ONLY The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a paradise for photographers. This scenic ribbon of sand offers spectacular sunrises over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and fantastic sunsets over the waters of the expansive Sounds. Natural areas abound (with abundant wildlife) in the Outer Banks region with 8 National Wildlife Refuges, 2 National Seashores, numerous, Read More >>>
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    May 11-18, 2019 - Yellowstone Spring Bears, Bighorn Sheep, Buffalo and More

    Field Trips
    WHEN: MAY 11-18, 2019 WHERE: YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK It is Spring Time In Yellowstone, the bears our just out of their dens and there are new cubs everywhere. Cinnamon, black and grizzly bears are out in force looking for food after a long winter's sleep. The buffalo have new calves and they are hyper active playing, jumping and Read More >>>
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    March 7 -12, 2019 - 8th Annual Circle B Photography Event for GNPA

    Field Trips
    In 2019, this 7th Circle B photography trip will offer many opportunities to shoot wildlife and landscapes within several great refuges and wildlife areas in Florida. As for every previous Circle B trip, this one will also be a little different. This time we will focus on only two bases of operations - the first location will be the Wakulla Lodge including their beautiful jungle cruise and shooting sunrise and wildlife at St Marks NWR. The second base of operations will be the Terrace Read More >>>
  • NON-GNPA FIELD TRIPS & EVENTS
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    April 13, 2019 - Special GNPA Seminar - Rick Sammon - Creative Visualization for Photographers

    Non-GNPA Events & Activities
    OPEN TO THE PUBLIC In this informative and fun filled presentation, Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon will begin by sharing his people, wildlife, landscape and travel pictures from around the globe illustrating creative visualization for photographers. For every image, Rick will share a photographic technique, digital darkroom tip, or a photo philosophy. He will cover composition, seeing the light, controlling the light, playing with the light, HDR, setting goals and getting/staying motivated. This is not just a slide show of pretty images. Rick is here to share what he’s learned over his… Read More >>>
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    October 4-6, 2019 - The St. Simons Island Escapade with Alfie Wace

    Non-GNPA Events & Activities
    All are welcome to join us for a fantastic all-inclusive 3-day, 2-night Escapade to the beautiful barrier island of Little St. Simons! Privately owned and accessible only by boat, The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island has retained the charm and unhurried pace of coastal living of time past. Moss draped live oaks and glistening marshes surround comfortable accommodations for no more than 32 overnight guests. One of the true jewels that comprise Georgia's famed Golden Isles, this pristine 11,000-acre island is mainly composed of salt marsh, dunes and natural beaches where wildlife abounds! All… Read More >>>
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    Dec. 14-18, 2019 - Pacific Northwest Eagles and More Winter Photography Workshop

    Non-GNPA Events & Activities
    THIS IS A NON-GNPA TRIPThis announcement is for information only (GNPA MEMBERS GET A 10% DISCOUNT) TRIP IS OPERATED BY: Bonnie Block Field and Farm Photography.com and Nancy Elwood Naturesportal.net A wonderful opportunity to spend time photographing in the beautiful Skagit River Valley, home to a large variety of wintering raptors, shorebirds and waterfowl. The focus of this workshop will be Bald Eagles that are in large numbers on the local rivers. We will also have many chances to see Snow Read More >>>


COMPETITIONS
 
  •  GNPA COMPETITIONS

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    Feb. 27, 2019 - 4th Annual Tribute to ANSEL ADAMS – “Black & White Competition”

    GNPA Competions
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:30 PM to bring print & 7:00 PM Meeting startsCornerstone Coworking 279 W Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA The concept and goal of “Stand in Ansel Adams Footsteps” is to shoot in Monochrome (Black & White) photograph to emulate as close as you can the style or feel of his work. Open to any current GNPA member regardless of home chapter. As most of his work was great black and white (monochrome) landscapes from the Western U.S. Remember, as he did…study your scene and consciously decide how and what you will photograph. Visit YouTube for videos and interviews… 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 >>>