November 1, 2014
Chemeketa Community College
Speaker: George Lepp

Our fall meeting will be November 1 at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR.  We will open the doors at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Mr. Nature Photographer, George Lepp, will be the invited speaker.  George will be sharing his passion for natural beauty coupled with cutting-edge technology.  His morning presentation is entitled “Extended Depth of Field” and his afternoon presentation will be “Timelapse, Video, and Cinemagraph.” Treat yourself to George’s website at

George Lepp - Woodburn, Oregon
George Lepp – Woodburn, Oregon – Photo by Kathryn Vincent Lepp
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Do bring your digital camera bodies for specially priced sensor cleanings by Advance Camera.

As usual there will be projected digital and print competitions.  Up to two digital files may be emailed no later than October 24.  You may also bring up to two print entries to the meeting.  No prints will be accepted after 9:45 a.m.  See the COMPETITIONS page of this website for complete details and rules.

We will meet at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR. From I-5, take exit 256 (Market St.) and head east on Market St. NE. After .6 miles, turn left on Lancaster Dr. Drive 1.8 miles and you will see the main entrance to Chemeketa Community College on your right. Proceed on Winema Place which becomes South Campus Loop for .4 miles. Turn right on Fire Protection Way and drive .2 miles. Turn left on East Campus Loop. Directly ahead is Building 6 which contains the auditorium in which we will meet. Park in the Purple Parking Lot.  Here is a campus map.

For those who wish to arrive on Friday, October 31, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Shiloh Inn Suites-Salem. Please contact the Inn directly ASAP to reserve a room (503-581-4001). If you identify yourself as a member of the Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest, you will receive a special rate of $75 plus tax for one or two persons.  From I-5, take exit 256. Drive west on Market Street NE. The Inn will be almost immediately on your left (3309 Market St. NE). The Inn will be the site of an informal conversation among NPPNW members beginning at 7:30 PM on Friday evening.

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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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