April 2, 2016

Our spring meeting will be April 2 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR. We will open the doors at 8:30 AM, and the program will begin at 10 AM. The invited speaker will be George Lepp under the generous sponsorship of CANON. George is Mr. Nature Photographer and needs no further introduction. His morning presentation is entitled “Capturing the Wild: From Africa to Your Backyard” and his afternoon presentations will be “Creative Techniques for Flower Photography” and “Going to Great Lengths: The Panorama in Nature Photography”. Treat yourself to George’s website at www.geolepp.com. CANON pro reps will be at the meeting to display CANON’s line of fine photographic equipment.

GeoPort_5DSR_02_LRABOUT GEORGE LEPP: One of North America’s best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers and a leader in the field of digital imaging, Lepp is the author of many books and the field editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine, where his “Tech Tips” column is widely read. His work is extensively published and exhibited, and his stock photography is represented by Getty Images, Corbis, and Photo Researchers. Lepp is one of the first members of Canon USA’s Explorers of Light and Printmasters programs, featuring the industry’s most influential photographers. He has presented hundreds of lectures and led workshops all over the world, and often serves as a judge of international photography competitions. Lepp has won many awards for his work, including the Photographic Society of America’s prestigious Progress Award. First trained in wildlife and wildlands management, Lepp later earned a BA and an honorary MSc from Brooks Institute of Photography. Among other titles, George and his wife Kathryn have published Wildlife Photography: Stories from the Field (Lark Books). George and Kathryn live in Bend, Oregon and can be contacted through his web site, www.GeorgeLepp.com.




Bring your digital camera bodies for specially priced sensor cleanings by Advance Camera.  They will professionally clean your sensor, clean the outside of your camera body, and upgrade your firmware if needed while you enjoy the speaker. 

Please Note: If bringing in your camera for sensor cleaning, please be sure it has a fully charged battery or we won’t be able to clean it.

All Nature Photographers are Welcome

Pre-registration cost is $10
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Registration at the door is $15

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Here are the 1st Place and People’s Choice winners from our last competition.  Visit our GALLERIES to see images from previous competitions.


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