All Speakers and Monthly Meetings


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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 >>>


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May 16, 2017 - Photographing Wildlife in Georgia

On May 16, 2017, at Central Chapter in Griffin, GA, Todd Schneider will talk about photographing wildlife in Georgia. He will also talk about talk about our ethical responsibilities as he explains biological and legal ramifications of using some types of wildlife attraction (e.g., recorded call playback for birds), camera equipment (e.g., flash), and potential disturbance/harassment of wildlife. 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. A native of Wisconsin, Todd attended the University of… 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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May 17-22, 2017 - Outer Banks… Bears, Lighthouses, Piers, Sunrises and Sunsets With Mark Buckler

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Dates: May 17 1:00 pm - 10:00am May 20, 2017 with Mark Buckler May 20 10:00 am – May 22 10:00am with a GNPA leader Price: $400 plus Eventbrite fees of $22.99 for the photo trip. $50 plus $3.74 Eventbrite fee for 4 photographers to ride with Mark in his 4 wheel drive Suburban from Wednesday to Friday evening. OPEN TO GNPA MEMBERS ONLY REGISTER NOW The bears on the Wildlife Refuges in Eastern North Carolina will be extremely active in May and we have arranged a very small group photo trip (only 8 photographers) to give GNPA members the opportunity to photograph these beautiful animals with… Read More >>>
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Yellowstone NP Trip 2017 Images

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Images taken by trip participants. Read More >>>


GNPA Competitions

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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 >>>