Program Schedule

The Westchester Photographic Society generally meets every Friday evening throughout the year with the exception of major holiday weekends. The meetings feature diversified programs such as talks by experts, workshops, demonstrations, model shoots, member showcases, critiques, and monthly competitions. Our weekly meetings are held on Fridays at 7:30 P.M. in Northern Westchester at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s Building located at 236 S. Bedford Road (a.k.a. NY Route 172) in Mt. Kisco, New York. You can find us by taking Interstate 684 to Exit 4 (Rte. 172-Mt. Kisco). Then turn toward Mt. Kisco (west) and drive 1 mile. We are on the left (south side of the road). Once each month we hold a Mentoring Session and a Birthday Celebration beginning at 7:00 P.M. Click here for travel directions and a map of the area. Come and visit – Guests are welcome at all meeting with the exception of the model sessions. Only members may enter work into exhibits, competitions and critique sessions.

​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

January, 2021

1 No Meeting – New Years Day

8 Competition 3b

15 Art Vaughan, NECCC Print Winners

22 Hazel Meredith, Creativity with Textures and Compositionflyer .  Mentoring Session.

29 Competition 4a

February, 2021

5 Jen Rozenbaum, Boudoir Photography. flyer, Nikon Ambassador. In cooperation with Hunts Photo.
12 Rob Dublin, Trading Posts of the Four Corners: Going, going but not gone. Mentoring Session

19 Mix of Members' 5 minute and 20 minuter Presentations.

26 Competition 4b

March, 2021

5 Harvey Augenbraun, Long Exposure. Mentoring Sessions

12 Chris Nicholson, Night Photography in National Parks.

19 Competition 5a

26 Billie Weiss, Red Sox Photography Manager

April, 2021

2 No Meeting Easter Weekend

9 Competition 5b

16 Lisa Langell, Photographing Hi Key.

23 Competition 6a

30 Annual Members Meeting

May, 2021

7 Al Sarnotsky, “Impressions of Iceland and Greenland,” Jerry Hoffman, “My Favorites,”  - Mentoring Session

14 Mix of Members' 5 minute and 20 minuter Presentations. Mentoring Session.

21 Competition 6b

28 No Meeting Memorial Day Weekend

June, 2021

4 Inside. Mentoring Session.

11End of Year Competition

18 Outside Speaker

25 End of Year Party

July, 2021

2 July 4th weekend - no meeting

9 Members Open Critique (3-5 images)

16 Jim Christensen - Combinning Exposures to Improve Composition

23 Post Process the same image in color and B&W

30 Outside Speaker

August, 2021

6 Members Process a Stock Photo

13 Members Presentations (5 and 20 minutes)

20

27

September, 2021

3 No Meeting Labor Day Weekend

10 Lisa Cuchara, Wabi-Sabi.

17 Competition 1a

24 Mix of Members' 5 minute and 20 minuter Presentations. Mentoring Session.

October, 2021

1 Outside Speaker

8 Inside

15 Competition 1b

22 Inside. Mentoring Session.

29 Competition 2a

November, 2021

5 Outside Speaker

12 Inside Speaker. Mentoring Session.

19 Competition 2b

26 No Meeting Thanksgiving Day Weekend

December, 2021

3 Outside Speaker

10 Competition 3b

17 Holiday Party

24 No Meeting Christmas Weekend

31 No Meeting New Year’s Day Weekend

January,  2022

7

14 Competition 4a

21

28

February, 2022

4 Competition 4b

11

18

25

March, 2022

4 Competition 5a

11

18

25 Competition 5b

April, 2022

1

8

15 Easter weekend

22 Competition 6a

29

May, 2022

6

13 Competition 6b

20

27 Memorial Day weekend

June, 2022

3 End Of Year Competitions

10

17

24 End of Year Party

July, 2022

1 July 4th weekend

8

15

22

29

August, 2022

5

12

19

26

September, 2022

2 Labor Day weekend

9

16

23 Competition 1a

30

October, 2022

7

14 Competition 1b

21

28

November, 2022

4 Competition 2a

11

18

25 Thanksgiving weekend

December, 2022

2 Competition 2b

9

16 Holiday Party

23 Christmas weekend

30 New Year's weekend

 

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