Past WPS Programs

September 2015

4 No mtg-Labor day

11 Comp 1a

18 Michelle Wild

25 Dick Budnik - Photo Techniques

October

2 Comp 1b

9 Essdras Suarez - Daily Journal of the world

16 Chris Moore Speed light

23 Comp 2a

30 Art Vaughan -NECCC Winners

November

1 Dinner

6 Harry Martin - Underwater Photography

13 Comp 2b

20 Megan Snedden - Show us what you've got

27 no meeting - Thanksgiving

December

4 Comp 3a

11 Scott Dere - Photographic elements of nature

18 Holiday Party

25 No meeting - Christmas

 

January 2016

1 No meeting - New Year's Day

8 Comp 3b

15 Out of the box

22 Katrin Eisman - Image Interpretation - Small, Medium, Large.

29 Comp 4a

February

5 Alan Shapiro - Using your words

12 Comp Theme 1

19 Lindsay Adler - Body Beautiful

26 Show us how you did it

March

4 Comp 4b

11 Ron Landis - Open Mind

18 Ross & Paula - Bees

25 No meeting - Easter

April

1 Comp 5a

8 Elinor Stecker Orel - Photo Shop Blend Mode

15 Jurgen Llobert - Urban night Photography

22 Member Show Case

29 Annual Members' Meeting

 

May (2016)

6 Competition 5B

13 Comp 6A

20 Art Vaughan - Macrophotography

27 No meeting - Memorial Day

June (2016)

3 Comp 6b

10 David Wells - Mastering Found Light

11 David Wells - Workshop - All about your flash

17 EOY Party

24 EoY Competition

July (2016)

1 No meeting - Independence Day

8 Show us what you've got (5 pictures)

15 NECCC - No meeting

22 Fuat Baran - Picture a day

29 Comp Theme 2

August (2016)

5 Showcases - (20 min)

12 Chris Moore - Making a slide show

19 Elinor Stecker Orel - Presenting a slide show

26 Out of the box (5 min)

September 2016

2 No meeting - Labor day

9 John Slonina - Story behind the picture

16 Comp 1a

23 Jack Reznicki - Legal Issues for Photographers & Artists

30 Natasha Jahangir - Married In New York

October 2016

7 Comp 1b

14 Kah-Wai Lin - PSA Benefits

21 Robert Landy - Squaring the circle

28 Comp 2a

November 2016

4 Show us what you've got (5 pictures)

11 Walter Kimmel - Member Photo Review

13 Annual Dinner

18 Comp 2b

25 no meeting - Thanksgiving

 

December 2016

2 Neal Rantoul - Executing Photo projects

9 Comp 3a

16 Holiday party

23 no meeting - Christmas

30 no meeting - New Years

January 2017

6 Showcases (20 min)

13 Comp 3b

20 Show us What You've got (5 Pictures)

27 Kah-Wai Lin - Using filters in landscsape photography

February 2017

3 Special Theme comp 1

10 Out of The Box (5 min)

17 Comp 4a

24 Joe McNally - The Light and the Life

March 2017

3 Enid Alvarez

10 Comp 4b

17 Jim Christensen - Compositing

24 Comp 5a

31 Liza Margulies - Pet Photography

April 2017

7 Comp 5b

14 Easter no meeting

21 Lisa & Tom Cuchara - Creativity is contagious

28 Members Annual Meeting

May 2017

5 Comp 6a

12 Art Vaughan - NECCC Best Prints

19 Robert Wodenberg - Tony Gezirjian Memorial

26 Memorial day no meeting

June 2017

2 Comp 6b

9 Chris Moore

16 Clark Thompson - Social Media

23 EOY competition

30 End of year party

July 2017

7 Show us how you did it

14 NECCC - No Meeting

21 Special theme comp 2

28 Showcases (20 min)

August 2017

4 Show us what you’ve got (5 Pictures)

11 Arnold Breisblatt - Cell Phone Photography

18 Mirrorless Cameras - Hunt Camera

25 Out of The Box (5 min)

September 2017

1 No meeting - Labor Day

8 Daniel Norton - Lighting and your visual voice

15 Competition 1a

22 Elinor Stecker-Orel & Walter Kimmel - Member Photo Critique

29 No Meeting - Yom Kipper

October 2017

6 Show us how you did it

13 Competition 1b

20 Showcases (20min)

27 Mark Maio-  Photograph Life's lessons

November 2017

3 Competition 2a

10 Alfred Fayemi - Beyond Black and White: Alfa prints and mixed media photography”

17 Competition 2b

24 No meeting - Thanksgiving

December, 2017

1 Show Us What You've Got (5 pictures). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

8 Competition 3a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

15 Holiday Party. Cancelled due to weather.

22 No Meeting - Merry Christmas

29 No Meeting - Happy New Year

January, 2018

5 Competition 3b. Cancelled due to weather.

12 Larry Cohen / Olga Torres, Underwater Photography.  The public (18 and older) is invited.

19 Elinor Stecker-Orel, New Trends in Photography. Birthday, Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

26 Competition 4a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

February, 2018

2 Out of the Box (5 minutes). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

9 Theme Competition 1, Macro World. The public (18 and older) is invited.

16 Joe LeFevre, 20 Field Tips for Improving Your Landscape and Nature Photography.  The public (18 and older) is invited.

23 Competition 4b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

March, 2018

2 Show Us How Your Did It. Birthday/Mentoring. Cancelled due to weather..

9 Ron Wyatt, On Tour with the Moscow Ballet. The public (18 and older) is invited.

16 Competition 5a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

23 Showcases. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

30 No Meeting Easter Weekend

April, 2018

6 Competition 5b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

13 Bryan Peterson, Understanding Composition and the Elements of Design. The public (18 and older) is invited.

14 or 15 Bryan Peterson, NYC workshop on Understanding Composition and the Elements of Design, limited to 20 people, $165

20 Art Vaughan, Best NECCC prints of 2017. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

27 Annual Members Meeting. Members Only

May, 2018

4 Competition 6a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

11 Nikhil Bahl, The Power of Simplicity and Expression. The public (18 and older) is invited.

18 Gabe Palacio, Photography at Caramoor. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

25 No Meeting Memorial Day Weekend

June, 2018

1 Competition 6b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

8 Jordan Matter. The Art of Viral Photography. The public (18 and older) is invited.

15 Show Us What You've Got (5 images). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

22 End of Season Competition. The public (18 and older) is invited.

29 End of Season Party

July, 2018

6 Out of the Box (5 minutes). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

13 No Meeting NECCC Conference Weekend

20 Theme Competition 2, Breaking The Rules (details). The public (18 and older) is invited.

27  Arnold Breisblatt -  Features in Photoshop Elements

August, 2018

3 Showcases (20 minutes). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

10 Rick Sammon, Creative Visualization. The public (18 and older) is invited.

17 John IsaacOdyssey of a Photographer . The public (18 and older) is invited.

19 Sunday - WPS Picnic at Caramoor, postponed until 8/26 - details

24 Show Us How You Did It. The public (18 and older) is invited.

26 Sunday - WPS Picnic at Caramoor, 11 am to 4 pm  - details

31 No Meeting - Labor Day weekend

September, 2018

7 Joe Edelman, Understanding Creativity and How to Boost Your Creative Abilities to Become a Better Photographer. The public (18 and older) is invited.

14 Competition 1a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

21 Andrew Paul Leonard, Electron Micrography. The public (18 and older) is invited.

28 Elinor Stecker-Orel and Walter Kimmel, Members' Photo Critique. Birthday/Mentoring (Shooting Fall Foliage). The public (18 and older) is invited.

 

October, 2018

5 Competition 1b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

12 Out of the Box (5 minutes). Mentoring (Arnold-Ordering Prints from Costco) at 7pm. The public (18 and older) is invited.

19 Walter Kimmel, Going Beyond the P setting on Your Camera. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

26 Competition 2a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

November, 2018

2 Lester Lefkowitz, Making Great Photographs with a Speed Light. The public (18 and older) is invited.

4 WPS Awards Dinner

9 Show Us What You've Got (5 images), details. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited. Link to Pencil Sketch technique.

16 Competition 2b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

23 No Meeting - Thanksgiving weekend

30 Chase Guttman, Heightened Visions: The Dynamic World of Drone Photography. The public (18 and older) is invited.

December, 2018

7 Competition 3a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

14 Penelope Taylor, Infrared Photography. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

21 Holiday Party - details

28 No Meeting, Happy Holidays

January, 2019

4 Competition 3b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

11 Showcases (20 minutes). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

18 What's in your Bag? (10 min on what you carry on a shoot).  Hunt's. Tamron special rebate offer.  The public (18 and older) is invited.

25 Competition 4a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

February, 2019

1 Field Trip Favorites (5 minutes on your favorite field trip). The public (18 and older) is invited.

8 Theme Competition 1, Composites (or Collages). The public (18 and older) is invited.

15 Lawrence Blau, Your Photo Tour. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

22 Competition 4b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

March, 2019

1 Out of the Box (5 minutes each). The public (18 and older) is invited.

8 WPS Meetup. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

15 Competition 5a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

22 Todd Shapera - Tales from Remote Locations: Asia, Africa, Central & Latin America. The public (18 and older) is invited.

29 Frank Smith, Creative Elements of Architecture: Out With The Rule Book. The public (18 and older) is invited.

30 Frank Smith Workshop.
 

April, 2019

5 Competition 5b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

12 Hazel Meredith, Topaz and Textures. Birthday/Mentoring.

19 No Meeting - Easter Weekend

26 Annual Members Meeting - Walter Kimmel, Color Management for Your Competition Images.

May, 2019

3 Competition 6a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

10 Alfred Fayemi, On The Road:  Life on the Streets in Africa.  Birthday/Mentoring.

17 Show Us What You've Got. The public (18 and older) is invited.

24 No Meeting - Memorial Day Weekend

31 Competition 6b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

June, 2019

7 Jay Cohen, Long Exposure Photography. Birthday/Mentoring.

14 End of Year Competition. The public (18 and older) is invited.

21 Art Vaughan, 2018 NECCC Print Winners. The public (18 and older) is invited.

28 End of Year Party.

July, 2019

5 No Meeting - Independence Day Weekend

12 No Meeting - NECCC Weekend

19 Theme Competition 2, Exaggerated Perspective. The public (18 and older) is invited.
26 Members' Showcases (20 minutes each). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

August, 2019

2 Ron Carran, Shooting with Flash. The public (18 and older) is invited.

9 Clark Thompson, Shooting Movement. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

16 Show Us How You Did It. The public (18 and older) is invited.

23 Charlie Koenig, Preparing a Slideshow. Get Faststone Image Viewer. Deborah's Notes. The public (18 and older) is invited.

25 Annual Picnic at Caramoor - details

30 No Meeting - Labor Day Weekend

September, 2019

6 Joe Polillio, Drone Photography - Give it a try. Birthday/Mentoring (Arnold Breisblatt - Before and After). The public (18 and older) is invited.

13 Competition 1a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

20 Out of the Box. Meeting Cancelled.

20-23 Weekend Field Trip

27 Competition 1b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

October, 2019

4 Members Photo Critque, Elinor Stecker-Orel and Walter Kimmel. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

11 Elinior Stecker-Orel, Book It. The public (18 and older) is invited

18 Competition 2a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

25 Food Photography, Chris Moore and Carl Zucker. The public (18 and older) is invited.

November, 2019

1 Lesly Deschler Canossi, Women Picturing Revolution, see flyer. Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

3 Annual Dinner 3-5 pm, The Brier's Restaurant

8 Competition 2b. The public (18 and older) is invited.

15 Camera Scanning Your Archives, Jack Reznicki, see flyer. The public (18 and older) is invited.

22 Close Up and Macro Photography, Lester Lefkowitz, see flyer. The public (18 and older) is invited.

29 No Meeting. Happy Thanksgiving Day

December, 2019

6 Competition 3a. The public (18 and older) is invited.

13 Show Us What You've Got (5 pictures). Birthday/Mentoring. The public (18 and older) is invited.

20 Holiday Party

27 No Meeting. Happy Holidays

January, 2020

3 Competition 3b. The public is invited. Meeting canceled.

10 Ira Block, Defining Your Style Through Personal Projects, see flyer.

17 Charles Needle, Impressionistic Flower & Garden Photography see flyer. Hunt's

24 Theme Competition I (Red).

31 Competition 3b.

February, 2020

7 Competition 4a.

14 Out of the Box Presentations (5 minutes each). Birthday/Mentoring.

21 Erica Génécé, How It Gets Done, see flyer

28 No Meeting

March, 2020

6 Elijah Goodwin, Light Painting, see flyer.

13 No Meeting
20 No Meeting - Out of the Box Photos from the PA Treasures Field Trip. Birthday/Mentoring. to be rescheduled at a later date
27 No Meeting - Competition 4b - submit your digital entries as normal.

WPS Online Meetings
We will resume our normal Friday evening meetings at UUFNW as soon as social isolation is lifted. In the meantime we are planning on holding online meetings via Zoom. We are proposing the following meetings schedule through the Spring:

April, 2020
3 No UUFNW Meeting

10 No UUFNW Meeting - Easter Weekend
17 No UUFNW Meeting   Online Meeting - Competition 5a will be held - submit your digital entries as normal
24 No UUFNW Meeting    Online Meeting - Members Presentations - the program will be a mix of 5 minute Out of the Box presentations and 20 minutes Members' Showcases.  Click here for Chris Moore's notes and here for the video.


May, 2020
1 Online Annual Members Meeting. Members Photo Critique by our audience. Dick's Notes and the video are online on our Members page.

8 Online Meeting - John Gregor, Mexico, Southwest USA and Night Sky's Photography. Sponsored by Hunts.

15 Online Meeting - Competition 5b.
22 No Meeting, Memorial Day Weekend
29 Online Meeting - Theme Competition 2, Shadows.


June, 2020
5
Online Meeting - Joseph Roybal, First and Foremost. Sponsored by Hunt's.
12 Online Meeting - End of Year Competition.
19 Online Meeting -
Members Presentations - Show Us How You Did It (5 min. before/after).
26 Online Meeting - Steve Gettle, Caught in Motion

July, 2020

3 No Meeting - Enjoy Independence Day Weekend Safely

10 Online Meeting - Chris Moore, New Updates to Adobe Camera Raw

17 Online Meeting - Noah Buchanan from Hunt's, Photo Gear

24 Online Meeting - Members' Processing a Stock Photo and Discussion

31 Online Meeting - Harvey Augenbraun, B&W Photography

August, 2020

7 Online Meeting - Members' Present Out of the Window (3 photos including 1 B&W)

14 Online Meeting - Noah Buchanan from Hunt's, Mirrorless Cameras. Reps from Olympus and Nikon

21 Online Meeting - Arnold Breisblatt, Cell Phone Photography - Slides

28 Online Meeting - Jordan Caracoglia will be making a brief presentation on Zoom features.  Members Critiquing Members (3 to 5 images each)

​September, 2020

4 Members Critiquing Members (Part 2)

11 Charles Glatzer, “The Comprehensive Wildlife Photographer” 2020. (Sponsored by Canon), see flyer.

18 No Meeting - Rosh Hashana

25 Competition 1a

October, 2020

2 Out of the Box Photos from the PA Treasures Field Trip.  Mentoring Session

9 Competition 1b

16 Ted & Nune, Fine Art Architectural Photography: From Idea to Print, see flyer.

23 James Maher, Street Photography, see flyer
30 Competition 2a

November, 2020

6 Dick Budnik - New Features in Photoshop and Lightroom

13 Members 5 min & 20 min presentations. Separate breakout Mentoring Rooms for Camera questions (Olympus, Small Cameras, Nikon, Canon, Sony) starting at 6:45 pm.

20 Competition 2b.

27 No Meeting – Thanksgiving

December, 2020

4 Ashok Sinha, Gas and Glamour, Roadside Architecture in Los Angeles. see flyer, his new book                              

11 Competition 3a

18 Arnold Breisblatt - New in Photoshop Elements and 5 minute Enhancements

25 No Meeting – Christmas

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