Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are CANCELLING the April meeting originally scheduled for this Wednesday.

The April competitions (portfolio and 3-minute edited video) will be postponed until May.

Please keep an eye out for emails to the LAUPS mailing list for information on submitting photos to be printed for SCUBA Show - thanks!


Please join us on Wednesday, March 21st at 7:30 pm, in the Times Mirror Room at the Natural History Museum (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!)

DIRECTIONS TO THE TIMES MIRROR ROOM: Park in the usual lot, then walk down the sidewalk on Bill Richardson to the "old staff entrance" on the south side of the building.  (See map on this page.)

This month we'll be doing a series of mini-talks by members, including (but not necessarily limited to):

  • Mike Couffer - underwater photographers interfacing with biologists
  • Anastasia Laity - why photographers should check out Casino Point
  • Fletcher Forbes - trip report
  • Kevin Lee - Cuba trip report
  • Bill and Nannette Van Antwerp - trip report



March Competition:

Please see our submission instructions.  Entries due by 11:59pm Monday, March 19.

Video entries may also be brought on thumb drive*** to the meeting, or you can  send them via email (, Dropbox, WeTransfer, or other method.

***If you are entering a video that you are bringing in on a thumb drive, you must declare your intended entry by Monday midnight, so we will know whether we are able to have both open and novice competitions or a single combined category.