Central Texas Macro with Jeff Parker

Gain better control over depth-of-field & other macro techniques during this one-day central-Texas MACRO photography workshop.

The workshop, which takes place in a country setting, covers both the artistic and technical aspects of one of my favorite forms of photography.

I offer this one-day workshop twice. Choose your date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 workshop ~ OR ~ Sunday, October 27, 2019 workshop

Each workshop is limited to eight (8) ~ Includes a delicious lunch (on-site)
MORE INFO: https://exploreinfocus.com/joinme/macro-photography-workshop/

Central Texas Macro with Jeff Parker

Gain better control over depth-of-field & other macro techniques during this one-day central-Texas MACRO photography workshop with Jeff Parker.

The workshop, which takes place in a country setting, covers both the artistic and technical aspects of one of my favorite forms of photography.

I offer this one-day workshop twice. Choose your date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 workshop ~ OR ~ Sunday, October 27, 2019 workshop

Each workshop is limited to eight (8) ~ Includes a delicious lunch (on-site)
MORE INFO: https://exploreinfocus.com/joinme/macro-photography-workshop/

Delicate Balance: Monarch Migration

Monarch in flight. Houston TX.
Monarch in flight. Houston TX.

Story & photos by Theresa DiMenno

As I settle in to write this piece, the monarch butterflies are filtering through the central  flyway of Texas. It is a chilly morning in Austin as we had our first cold front of the  season last evening. Fifty degrees feels like forty five, cloudy with twenty mph winds, and sporadic drizzle. The northern breeze could push the monarchs along their  southern migratory journey to Mexico, but the cold and rain will keep them in place until  the weather clears. They prefer a moderate to warm temperature, and rain on the wing  is not a butterfly’s friend.

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From the President: Photography with a Purpose

Loss of habitat is one of the major causes for the decline in Monarch butterfly numbers.
Loss of habitat is one of the major causes for the decline in Monarch butterfly numbers.

Story & photo by Tom Haxby

Once, in a tongue-tied moment, I used the phrase “photography with a porpoise”, but what I really meant to say was “photography with a purpose”. In the tradition of Ansel Adams, Phillip Hyde, George Masa (yes, you may have to look him up) and a long list of photographers who have utilized their photography to advocate for conservation of wildlife and landscapes, NANPA photographers continue to use photography as a medium of communication, nature appreciation, and environmental protection – yes, part of our mission statement.

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