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Visitors are cordially invited to attend all meetings

Founded in 1931, the Schenectady Photographic Society offers programs and activities in the photographic arts for amateur and professional photographers alike. Over one hundred members from throughout the Capital Region of New York State share the theory, application and fun of photography at Society meetings.

Weekly Wednesday night meetings offer an assortment of programs, new ideas and techniques, and refreshment breaks for social exchange. Guest speakers from around the region and beyond share their work and techniques and offer insight into the creative image making process. Occasional field trips, photo shoots and workshops offer hands-on instruction and image making opportunities.

Four program groups - print, projected image, photo essay and mentoring - help members expand their photographic vision and creativity through professionally judged competitions, peer critiques, group discussions and instruction. The print and projected image groups normally meet on the first and second Wednesdays of the month, respectively, while the third Wednesday is devoted to an invited speaker program. The other groups alternate between the fourth (and fifth) Wednesdays of the month.

Visitors are cordially invited to attend all meetings.

The Schenectady Photographic Society is a member of the Photographic Society of America

Here is a list of upcoming meetings for the next 6 weeks:

Date Group Presenter Program Assigned Topic
Dec 24 Happy Holidays - no meeting
Dec 31 Happy Holidays - no meeting
Jan 7 Print Group Chuck Miller "Splitfilm, Slitscan, Getting New Photos Out Of Old Gear" People Taking Photos - Unique images of those ?other? photographers
Jan 14 Projected Group Ian Creitz "Photographing Abandoned Property" Take Five - Idiom's figurative meaning or literal interpretation
Jan 21 * Speaker Joe LeFevre "Making Nature Time-lapse Movies With Your Digital Camera"
Jan 28 Mentoring "Bring Your Camera Night"
* - SPS Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. Members are welcome to attend.

Friday December 19, 2014
Due to inclement weather tonights meeting has been canceled.