Meet a Member
Emil Powella, Decatur Chapter
In our newsletters, we feature short profiles of GNPA members from across the state. In this issue, it’s Emil Powella, of the Decatur Chapter.
When did you join GNPA? 2018
What is your occupation? Retired
How did you get into photography? I just decided to pursue as a hobby in early 2018.
What are your favorite photography subjects? Landscapes, wildlife (especially birds), car shows, public events, old barns and buildings.
What are your favorite places to shoot? Many of the parks in the Atlanta area.
What would be your photographic “dream trip”? Alaska is a desire.
Which camera body and lenses do you use most often? Canon R5 mirrorless with the Canon 24-105 lens; Canon 100-400 lens; Tamron 90 macro; Canon 50.
What are your go-to website for photography information?
David Akoubian at http://www.bearwoodsphotography.com/
Tony Northrup at https://northrup.photo/tutorials/camera-tutorials/
Mike Moats at https://www.tinylandscapes.com/
Have any photographers inspired you? David Akoubian for birds and wildlife; Mike Moats for macro; Horace Hamilton for landscape.
What’s your favorite part of belonging to GNPA? The interactions with giving, like-minded photographers.
Something interesting about you that most people don’t know: I am a member of the Lilburn City Council.
Where are you from? I grew up in Lakeland, FL
Tell us a little about the photos you have provided:
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