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2016 11 David crossing Patagonia bridge

The Healing Power of Nature Photography

A presentation by David Foster for the North Central Chapter of theGeorgia Nature Photographers AssociationTuesday, November 15th at 7PMChattahoochee Nature Center9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell, GA David crossing Patagonia bridge in Torre de Paine Park This program explores ways in which the process of nature photography can enhance the well-being of the photographer, and how the sharing of the resulting nature images can contribute to healing environments for viewers. The growing understanding of the healing power of nature-based photography has inspired David to become increasingly focused on this… Read Announcement >>>


2016 11Antartica Morning

Nov. 15, 2016 Photography at the End of the Earth, Antarctica and Iceland

John Quinn will talk about two of his recent photography trips. 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. John Quinn discovered his passion for photography about ten years ago. His photography has largely focused on travel and nature. Since his retirement from a career in healthcare management at the end of 2015 he has been traveling extensively with Antarctica and Iceland being highlights this year. During his presentation, John will discuss the logistics of travel to these remote… Read Announcement >>>

All Active Field Trips, Workshops and Events

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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 10 NE Atl Steve White

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

Workshops, Educational Events & Other 470 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 >>>
2016 11 Y ShesMine Small

Nov. 17-20, 2016 GNPA Smokies Photo Weekend

Field Trips 752 Hits
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 >>>
2016 09 Double Vision Flyer

September 13, 2016 - Atlanta Celebrates Photography “Double Vision” Exhibit and Reception

Workshops, Educational Events & Other 218 Hits
GNPA and RFAA Members, Family, and Guests Only Followed by Presentation on Dragonflies by Giff Beaton Tuesday September 13th: Reception at 6 PM. Dragonfly presentation at around 7 PM. 6 PM: Opening Night Reception: GNPA Members, Family, and Guests Only A unique gallery exhibit where juried GNPA Photographs are hung next to an RFAA artist’s drawings/paintings Interpretation of Each Photograph 7 PM: Giff Beaton presentation on “Discovering and Photographing Georgia's Dragonflies” Read More >>>
2216 11 Cecil Holmes Presentation

Nov. 11, 2016 - Presentation by Cecil Holmes – "Falling into Nature Photography"

Non-GNPA Events & Activities 57 Hits
Tuesday, 11th of November at Chattahoochee Nature Center at 7 PM Cecil will offer suggestions for capturing your Fall colors, as well as other photographic opportunities that arise in the fall. He also will touch on photographing wildlife, macro and night skies. Cecil is a widely published, self taught nature photographer and workshop instructor based in Huntsville, Alabama. His passion for nature and fine art drive his quest to capture the moods, characters and spirits of some wonderful and amazing locations. Cecil feels that photography says as much about the photographer as it does the… 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

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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 >>>