Members Field Trips
The Westchester Photographic Society sponsors field trips on roughly a monthly basis to locations that offer shooting opportunities for our members. Field trips may last several hours to several days, depending on the event and the distance involved.
To suggest or lead field trips in the greater NYC area, or to make your required reservation for a field trip, please contact our Field Trip Coordinator or call our Field Trips Hot Line at (914) 827-5353.
*WPS Scheduled Field Trips are open only to WPS members and their immediate families." To join WPS click this link.
Scheduled WPS Field Trips*
April Field Trip
PepsiCo Sculpture Garden
700 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, NY 10577
April 23, 2022, 10 am
(rain date, April 24, 10am)
On Saturday morning, April 23, at 10 am, Jackie Ross will lead a field trip to photograph the Sculpture Gardens at PepsiCo. Meet Jackie at the PepsiCo Visitors Center at 10 am. The rain date for this field trip is Sunday, April 24th. If you are interested in joining us, please contact:
November Field Trip: Irvington Area
November 20, 2021 at 10 am
On Saturday morning, November 20, at 10:00 am, Al will lead a field trip to photograph a deserted house in Irvington, NY.
We will meet at a nearby parking lot, then walk about a 1/4 mile to the house.
He anticipates spending about an hour photographing the house, then going for a walk/hike along the trails of the Taxter Ridge Park Preserve. That walk will be followed by lunch at the nearby El Dorado Diner.
There are many trip hazards in the house area and on the trail, so please wear sturdy shoes.
If you are interested in joining us, please contact:
914-715-3395 Cell or
OCTOBER FIELD TRIP: Bear Mountain
Fall Color Drive thru Bear Mountain and Harriman State Park.
October 20, 2021
(Rain Date October 21st)
Meet at noon at the Perkins Memorial Tower at the summit of Bear Mountain where Perkins tower provides a view of four states and the Manhattan skyline. Picnic lunch at Lake Tiorati on Seven Lakes Drive. Restrooms available. It’s not to be missed with the beautiful colors of the fall. Please contact Jackie at email@example.com if you are interested in attending.
WPS Photo Meet-up at Playland Park in Rye, NY
WPS photographers are meeting on Wednesday, July 14 to photograph Playland Park. We'll shoot at the best time of day for photographers. Depending on the weather, we'll get that golden, late-day sunlight, and the wonderful deep blue skies during the so-called "blue hour". Mix in the colorful lights of Playland's attractions, and lots of people having fun, and the photo-ops will be fast and furious!
When: Wed, July 14 at 6 pm (rain date Thu July 15 at 6 pm)
Where: Playland Park, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580
Bring: Cameras, tripods, water, snacks, comfy clothes and shoes
Admission: Free for Westchester residents (with a NYS Photo ID,
or driver’s license,or County Park Pass).
$10/person for others
Contact: Jackie Ross, firstname.lastname@example.org, 914-843-0015
Please send an email to Jackie if you plan to attend so she can coordinate the outing with the staff at Playland Park, and manage the rain date (if needed).
Westchester County Center
198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
details on events: call 914-995-4050 (unless noted)
Blue Mountain Reservation
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue (main entrance)
Bronx, NY 10471-2899
106 West Street
Hours: 1/01/2013-12/31/2013, 9-7 pm
Lasdon Park & Arboretum
Open all year, free
Katonah Art Museum
$12 adults, $10 seniors (65+)
April 30-Nov. 1