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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
Feb 4 Print Group Brenda Rose "Getting Started as a Professional Photographer" Hip to be Square - Show us some squares, but don't get boxed in.
Feb 11 Projected Group Sean Sullivan "Adobe Mobile Apps" On the Fence - Undecided or literal meaning
Feb 18 * Speaker Doug Mitchell "Photo Opportunities: Coastal Locations In Maine"
Feb 25 Mentoring "Exploring The Digital Darkroom"
Mar 4 Print Group Tracy Buyce "Helping Animals Through Photography" Doors - I'll take door #3! What door do you take?
Mar 11 Projected Group David Avigdor "Copyright 101 - What You Can Photograph, Publish or Sell" X Marks the Spot - Need some form of X in the image.
* - SPS Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. Members are welcome to attend.

Friday January 30, 2015
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