Front Page News

In an effort to keep our members updated on current events at MAPS, look here for the latest Front Page News.

  • Photo outing to Primrose Farm – September 20, 2014. Join MAPS for an outing to Primrose Farm in St. Charles. You will see farm buildings, livestock, farm machinery and more. To read further, please visit our Photo Outings Page.
  • Photo outing to a private garden in Hinsdale – Tuesday, September 9. Join MAPS for an outing to a private garden located at a home in Hinsdale. On Tuesday, September 9, we will host a group of 12 members at this garden. Registration will be on a first-come basis. To read more, please visit our Photo Outings Page.
  • August 12, 2014Donovan Garden, LaGrange. A small group of MAPS members met at Catherine Donovan’s garden in LaGrange for quite a treat. Read more on our Photo Outings page.
  • August 11 Monthly ProgramPost Processing Wildlife Images ~ Alan Cox discussed his thoughts on the most important issues in capturing images and then detailed the treatment of them in post processing using both Lightroom and Photoshop.  He also demonstrated a reflex gun sight he has devised to greatly assist in capturing birds in flight. Alan was kind enough to give us a copy of his presentation. To view the PDF go to the Programs page.
  • Photo outing to Ball Horticultural – August 9, 2014. More than 40 MAPS members and their guests took part in the outing to Ball Horticultural in West Chicago. Read more on our Photo Outings page.
  • Our annual MAPS Potluck Picnic was lots of fun!  Read all about it on our Social Events page.
  • September 8 Monthly Program –  MAPS member Arnold Koenig will present a program titled “Why Am I Always Looking Up?”  He will give information about where to find birds locally and how to photograph them.  To read more, please visit our Program Page.

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