Our spring meeting will be April 5 in the Corbet Theatre at Centralia College in Centralia, WA. We will open the doors at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 a.m. The invited speaker will be Adam Jones, under the generous sponsorship of CANON. Adam is a member of CANON’s “Explorers of Light,” specializing in nature photography. He is highly published and known for his skills as a teacher. Adam’s morning presentation is entitled “Nature Inspirations: An inspirational nature and wildlife program” and his afternoon presentation is “Tips & Tech: Basics of flash, HDR, image stacking, using textures, and fun with software”
Treat yourself to Adam’s website at www.adamjonesphoto.com
A SPECIAL THANKS TO CANON AND
THE OUTDOOR CLUB OF CENTRALIA COLLEGE
Do bring your digital camera bodies for specially priced sensor cleanings by Advance Camera.
As usual there will be projected (digital) and print competitions. See our COMPETITIONS page for details on submitting images. Note: there are some changes in the file naming format this year, so be sure to familiarize yourself with the new requirements.
From I-5, use Exit #81. Travel east for .5 miles on Mellen St. (becomes Alder St.). Turn left on Washington Ave and drive four blocks. The entrance to Corbet Theatre can be seen from the intersection of Washington Ave. and W Walnut Street. Parking is readily available on the surrounding streets.
For those who wish to arrive on Friday (April 4), a block of rooms has been reserved at the Travelodge (702 Harrison Ave). Please contact the motel directly ASAP to reserve a room (360-330-9844). If you identify yourself as a member of the Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest, you will receive a special rate of $40 plus tax for one or two persons. From I-5, take exit 82. Drive east on Harrison Ave. for four blocks. The Travelodge will be on your left. The Travelodge will be the site of an informal conversation among NPPNW members beginning at 7:30 PM on Friday evening.
Here are the 1st Place and People’s Choice winners from our last competition. Visit our GALLERIES to see images from previous competitions.