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 – Thursday June 20 th @ 9 a.m. Brookfield Zoo

    This is a guided tour with Brookfield Zoo staff photographer Jim Schulz! He has been on the staff of Brookfield Zoo for 30 years, and has been the Zoo’s full time photographer for the last 23 years. His photographic work is on display throughout the Brookfield Zoo. His photographs have also been published by news organizations such as Associated Press, and in major magazines including Newsweek and Time Magazine.

Sign up for this at Photo Outings page click here.

  • MAPS monthly meeting and presentation – Monday June 10 @ 7PM – Tony Sweet: “Infrared Photography”.

Renowned photographer, author and educator Tony Sweet will join us via Zoom for an introduction to the hot topic of Infrared.

  • Photo Outing- Saturday, May 18 @ 9:00am, McDowell Grove in Naperville
    McDowell Grove is a 465 acre forest preserve with almost 7 miles of trails (paved, crushed stone, and grass), facilities, picnic tables, and ample parking.  You will find waterfowl and shorebirds along the DuPage River, open fields with Bluebirds, Cooper’s hawks, numerous songbirds, as well as plenty of wild flowers.  This outing is perfect for landscape, floral, and animal photography.  To read more and sign up click here.
  • MAPS Workshop – Tuesday, May 21, 6:30-9:00 pm: Fundamental Characteristics of Macro and Close-up Photography.  Tim Rex will lead a presentation and demonstration on the basic characteristics of both of these types of photography.  For more information visit the Workshops page.
  • Photo Outing- Saturday, June 1 – 7:30-10:00am, Wolf Rd. Prairie, Westchester Hike the “sidewalks” left behind from a construction project halted by the Great Depression and experience the beauty of nature at Wolf Rd. Prairie.  To read more and sign up click here.

Planning a trip?  Visit the Destinations page.  Each entry includes not just beautiful images but information about the locale as well.  A recent addition to Destinations is Bonaire 2 (Carribean) by Hart Kannegiesser.

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