Guidelines for N.C.P.S. Presenters

Our keynote presentations are a very important part of our monthly meetings. We very much appreciate your willingness to share your time and talent with us.

Meeting specifics:

Location:  San Diego Botanic Gardens (formerly Quail Gardens), 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. Google map link:

Coming from the South: 
Take I-5 North exit Encinitas Boulevard and turn right, heading East for 0.4 miles. Turn left on Quail Gardens Drive, heading north for 0.3 miles. Turn left into the entrance to the Gardens.

Coming from the North: Take I-5 South exit Leucadia Boulevard and turn left, heading East for 0.8 miles. Turn right on Quail Gardens Drive, heading South for 1.0 mile. Turn right into the entrance to the Gardens.

Please arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 to set up.

We will provide the projector. If you use an Apple laptop, please bring the necessary adapter to allow you to connect to a standard VGA projector cable. If you have questions, contact Jim at

Background materials:

We would like to publicize your talk with some background information in our monthly newsletter, on our website, and with a notice in several local newspapers.  To do that, we would appreciate some or all of the following:

These items need to be sent via email to Sandy Zelasko at

Deadline:  Deadline: the 10th of the month that precedes the month of your presentation (e.g. the 10th of April for the May presentation).

If you'd like to see some examples of what other speakers have done, feel free to view the Speaker Guidelines/Past Presenters page on our website at

By way of background, the North County Photographic Society is devoted to all types of photography. We meet monthly to share our experiences, improve our skills, and enjoy the camaraderie of photography. We have approximate 185 members, made up of both amateur and professional photographers. Usually, 60 to 75 attend the meetings. We are a fun group and we really look forward to your presentation.


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