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2015 NANP Convention in San Diego

For information on the Shoot Off schedule go to Visual Media One's Facebook page.

Christmas Card Album: I'm collecting Photolab Christmas cards for a new album. If you have one stashed away some place please scan it and email it to me.

Updated September 19, 2015

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Convention Information and Links

Use this link for more information about the 2015 NANP Convention Schedule of Events
Use this link for more information about the Crown Plaza including On-line Reservations, directions and Maps.
Use this link for more information about the 2015 NANP Convention Information
Use this link for more information about the 2015 NANP Convention On-Line Registration
Use this link if you prefer to download the 2015 Mail-in Registration Form.
Use this link to see the Convention Attendance list 2015.html

The 2015 NANP Convention is less than 2 weeks away!

We're still getting registrations so it's not to late to join the party!


There seems to be a misunderstanding about the phrase "Formal" Banquet.

To make it simple, just drop the word "Formal". It's just our banquet.

Sorry for the confusion.


SeaWorld is offering free admission to all Active Duty and Veterans!

Use this link to find the Military Tickets offer and fill in the form!
Offer is good for One Vet and three guest!


Just Announced! Our Guest Speaker for the 2015 Banquet will be

CHINFO Senior Enlisted Advisor MCCM Jon McMillan

MCCM Jon McMillan


Shoot Off UPDATES:

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For more information and to register for the Shoot Off go to
and fill in the on-line registration form.

This program is run with the support of our non-profit host,
the National Association of Naval Photography's annual convention.

The 2015 San Diego Shoot Off Photography Workshop A Professional Reunion Come join us as Shoot Off Visual Media Workshops returns to San Diego for the final 2015 season. The Shoot Off photography workshop gathers the best professionals in our industry; providing networking opportunities with legacy military photojournalists. You'll also meet award winning photographers, leading visual creatives and a host of dedicated vendor representatives. Here you will be inspired and motivated in a learning environment that will raise your skills level and allow you to meet new mentors and friends that will last a lifetime.

What: Shoot Off Workshop & Competition

When: September 24-27, 2015

Where: Crowne Plaza San Diego

Time: Portfolio reviews, career counseling and social starts Thursday, September 24th at 5:30 pm in the NANP Poolside Hospitality Suite.

Wednesday - 23 September:

(Social & Early Staff Check In) 8:00am Staff & Faculty Early Travel Day & Check In Crowne Plaza San Diego

Thursday - 24 September

5:00pm Portfolio Reviews & Career Counseling (Hospitality Suite)

Friday - 25 September

(Speakers Series at Grand Pacific Room)
8:30 - 9:00am Registration & Check in
9:00 - 9:15am Introductions by Johnny Bivera, Bob Houlihan & Bennie Davis
9:15 - 9:30am Welcome aboard by USN CDR Doug Houser
9:30 - 9:45am Mike Cutler, Canon camera equipment check out procedures
9:45 - 10:45am Ice Breaker by Ken Hackman & Chip Maury
10:45 - 10:50am Break
10:50 - 11:35am Donald Mirrale presents
11:35 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:45pm Alan Hess presents
1:45 - 2:00pm Break
2:00 - 2:45pm Todd Bigelow presents
2:45 - 3:00pm Break
3:00 - 3:45pm Aaron Ansarov presents
3:45 - 4:00pm Group photo
4:00 - 4:45pm Robert Beck keynote speaker
4:45 - 4:55pm Shoot Off filing instructions by Shane McCoy
4:55 - 5:00pm Shoot Off subject pull - competition starts
5:00 - 6:00pm Edit Teams meet up

Saturday - 26 September

(Editing & Deadline)
9:00am Doors open for editing, portfolio reviews & counseling
4:00pm Final hour for editing
5:00pm All images for judging turned in
5:10pm Chuck Westfall an overview on emerging technology
6:30pm NANP Dinner Banquet, Lahaina Bay Room - Register for tickets at this URL:

Sunday - 27 September

(Judging & Awards)
8:00am Doors open
9:00am Judging for Hackman Challenge, Egnor Cup, Shoot Off Online & Chip Shot
Judges are - John Lewin, tbd, tbd
12:30pm Awards
1:00pm Clean up
1:30pm Workshop ends
Shoot Off Visual Media Workshop

Please get your Convention Regisrtation forms in as soon as possible!

The Hotel has recently completed an 100% makeover including rooms, suites, restraunts, lounge and meeting rooms!

The 2015 Convention starts on Wednesday, September 23rd with a pool side dinner and runs through Saturday Night, September 26th with the formal banquet. Checkout date is Sunday Morning, September 27th. Special room rates will apply for several days prior to and following the event dates so you can come early and stay late!


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