Front Page News

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

  • “Wonders of Nature” – A MAPS Fall Exhibit at the Wasco Nursery and Garden Center in St. Charles – Sept 7 thru Oct 24, 2016.  MAPS members will have the opportunity to exhibit their nature images at the Wasco Nursery and Garden Center from Sept 7 –Oct 24.  Submissions will be accepted beginning Monday, Aug. 1st.  For more information, visit the Exhibits page.
  • Photo Outing – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL – Saturday, July 23, 2016 – 2:00-7:00 PM. 

    Postponed due to weather!

  • All Aboard for the next MAPS outing to the Illinois Railway Museum Diesel Days event, Saturday, July 23 in Union, IL.  MAPS families and friends, children and grandchildren are also encouraged to attend! To read more about this outing and to sign up, visit our Photo Outings page.

  • MAPS Workshop – Fun with Filters – Tuesday, July 19, 2016   Please join us to learn about NIK and Topaz filter plug-ins from Gail Chastain.  To read more and sign up for this workshop visit our Photo Workshops page under the Education tab.
  • Presentation by Harry Hitzeman – Monday August 8, 2016,  7PM – Arbor Room, Thornhill Education Center

    Harry Hitzeman is a professional fine art landscape photographer and instructor.  His most exciting photographs are of the landscapes of the American West, Southwest, Northwest, Northeast, the Canadian Rockies as well as rural and urban locales in the Chicago Area.  Harry’s presentation is titled “How to Use Your Intuition and Imagination to Create Impactful Photographs.”

Planning a trip for 2016?  Visit the Destinations page.  Each entry includes not just beautiful images but information about the locale as well.  The latest addition to Destinations is Guatemala by Tim O’Brien.

MAPS Membership – If you are looking for information about MAPS membership, visit our About Page.

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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