Front Page News

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

  • MAPS Annual Holiday Party – December 14. Mark your calendars and save the date – our annual MAPS Holiday Party will be held Monday, December 14 from 6:30-9:00 pm in the Arbor Room at Thornhill. Our Holiday Party is always lots of fun. It has something for everyone! Read more and sign up by visiting our Social Events Page.
  • MAPS Video Interest Group Meeting – December 3, 2015
    The next meeting on December 3 will highlight member videos, audio basics, file management, and other video-related topics.” See details in the Video Interest Group page under Education.

    The first meeting of the MAPS Video Interest Group on October 26 was attended by 16 enthusiastic members and was a big success.  Presentations covered introductory information on DSLR and point-and-shoot cameras, video shooting techniques, editing software, typical camera movie settings for High Definition (HD) video, audio/video file formats, and video resources that can be found on the internet. The handout included the presentations as well as basic information on editing multimedia files in Lightroom and Photoshop. 

  • Planning a trip for 2015?  Visit “Destinations” from the menu above.  Each entry includes not just beautiful images but information about the locale as well.  Locations added in 2014 were the Palouse in Washington from Ron Basinger, three from Chuck Hunnicutt: Paris, France, and Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park in Arizona, and two from Tim O’Brien: Whistler, British Columbia and the wetlands of Kansas.

Remember to visit our Calendar page often for details on future events.  And if you have any comments or feedback on the MAPS website, please feel free to email us at:

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