April 25 Program – Roamin’ with Roman – A Paradigm Shift in the World of Bird Photography

IMG_0965 copyPlease join us on Tuesday, April 25, as we welcome Roman Kurvwczak to Jacksonville! Roman will present his program, Roamin’ with Roman – A Paradigm Shift in the World of Bird Photography.
This instructional program represents a fundamental change in the way today’s bird photographers should think and do things, especially when it comes to birds in flight! Roman will cover everything from gear to settings and techniques while also covering some of the most common mistakes photographers make in this exciting field.  Questions will be encouraged and answered throughout the presentation so that those attending gain a clear understanding of the principles of bird photography.
You can find galleries, blog, gear reviews, nighttime landscape e-book, and more at: www.roaminwithroman.com
Roman Kurywczak is a professional nature photographer and Sigma Pro who conducts lectures and workshops across the globe.  His boutique tour company, Roamin’ with Roman Photo Tours, caters to small groups (only 4 in the US) to provide the ultimate learning experience for participants. His down to earth and easy to follow teaching presentations make him a highly sought after lecturer. The author of several instructional books on nature photography, Roman strives to share his passion for photography as others have shared with him.  He is married, has two sons, and lives in NJ.

Social time begins at 6:30pm with announcements and meeting beginning at 7:00pm. Members, don’t forget your 8×10 entry for People’s Choice. The categories are portrait and landscape. You may enter into one or both!


Not a JPPG Member? No Problem! You are welcome to attend and the cost is only $25/event. You may pay in advance (below) or at the door.

$25 Guest Fee
(Non-JPPG Members)






April 26 Meeting – Chas Glatzer, Canon Explorer of Light – Post Production Tips

Chas GlatzerOn Tuesday, April 26th, JPPG proudly welcomes Charles “Chas” Glatzer, one Canon’s newest Explorers of Light, to Jacksonville! Chas will present his program on Post-Production Tips: “How to Make Your Best Images Even Better!”

Chas is recognized as one of the top wildlife photographers working today. Every week, he receives emails asking why his images look better and more lifelike than many of those posted on the web. Join Chas as he walks you through Post Production Tips and Techniques designed to make your Best Images Even Better.

This program is free to all JPPG Members. If you’re not a JPPG Member, the cost is $15 at the door.

People’s Choice: For this month’s People’s Choice, we will have two categories – one for color images and one for black and white. You may enter a print into one category OR both.

The program will be held at the Ramada Inn Mandarin, on Hartley Road, on April 26th. Social time begins at 6:30pm, with announcements beginning at 7pm, and Chas’ program beginning immediately after the announcements. We hope you will also plan to join us at Chili’s after the meeting!

About Chas

Chas Glatzer is a Canon Explorer of Light, a prestigious group comprised of the most influential photographers and cinematographers in the world, each a master of their creative specialty.

Since founding Shoot The Light in the mid-nineties, Chas has cemented his place in the world as one of the top wildlife photographers working today. His dynamic and inspirational teaching have also made him one of the most sought after educators and speakers in his field. The depth and diversity of his background make him truly exceptional in the world of wildlife photography. This diverse work experience over his 33 years as a professional photographer provides workshop participants and seminar attendees with an unparalleled resource.

Chas’ work has been celebrated internationally with over 40 prestigious awards for superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education, and service to the profession. His images are recognized internationally for their lighting, composition, and attention to detail and have appeared in many publications worldwide including National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer, National Parks, Discover Diving, Smithsonian, Professional Photographer, Birder’s World, Nature Photographer, EOS, Digital PhotoPro, and many more.

When not behind the camera or computer, Chas can be found on the river fly fishing near his home in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.

Check out Chas’ website.


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