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September 2016 Meeting

September 2016 Meeting The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc. will hold its monthly September 2016 Meeting on September 21st, 2016, at Abigails Restaurant in Waterloo, NY.  Business Meeting starts at 2:00PM (Board Members and all interested Members) with a Program at 3:00PM. A $5.00 charge for each member will be collected at the door (this includes ANY PPSNYS member). Non member charge is $35. All Photographers are welcome! ••First time guests attend for free••. Dinner from the menu will follow the program.  IN ADDITION TO THIS MONTH’S PROGRAM, WE WILL HOLD AN IMAGE COMPETITION. ATTACHED TO THIS EMAIL ARE THE FINGER LAKES IPC RULES. REMEMBER… EACH MEMBER CAN ENTER UP TO 3 IMAGES AND YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE BLAIR/RODABAUGH POINT FOR EACH IMAGE SUBMITTED. WE WILL HOLD ANOTHER IMAGE COMPETITION IN NOVEMBER. YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO ADD TO YOUR POINTS TOTAL SO YOU CAN BE THE ONE TO EARN

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Location Flash Photography

Location Flash Photography PROGRAM: Location Flash Photography, Equipment, and Photographic Concepts. Presented by JAMES METZ, Norwich, New York Where: The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc. will hold a monthly meeting on April 20, 2016 at Abigails Restaurant, 1978 Routes 5&20  in Waterloo, NY. When: Business Meeting starts at 2:00PM (Board Members and all interested Members) with a Program at 3:00PM. Cost: A $5.00 charge for each member will be collected at the door (this includes ANY PPSNYS member). Non member charge is $35. All Photographers are welcome! ••First time guests attend for free••. PPA Life Member, PPSNYS Member, PPSCNY State Delegate to PPSNYS Executive Committee, presently a store front studio owner (36 years), past section officer in both the Southern Tier and Central PPSNYS sections, a past-trustee of the PPSNYS Summer Workshop. Website: www.jamesmetzphotos.com   TOPICS: Explore the time-saving benefits of modern camera and flash equipment for location sessions

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Seeing the Light

Seeing the Light The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc., will hold a monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  We will meet together with PPSCNY and GRPP to host our PPSNYS, Inc. President, Paul Bernstein, M. Photog., Cr. Photog., CPP. SOCIAL TIME: 4:30pm DINNER: 5:00pm (from the Menu) PROGRAM – Seeing the Light: 7:00pm Location:  Abigails Restaurant  1978 Route 5 & 20, Waterloo, New York 13165 This Meeting and Program (Seeing the Light) are FREE to PPSNYS members and $25 for non members. RSVP will be necessary in order to get a count for dinner. Please respond on this Facebook event site or reply here if you’re not on Facebook. **First time guests are FREE** Every artist works in a preferred medium. As photographers, our medium is light. For us, the use of light and shadow creates the illusion of depth in two dimensional images. Light has several variables that

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ONE LIGHT, TWO LIGHT

ONE LIGHT, TWO LIGHT The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc., will hold a monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Mark your calendar now, and while you’re at it, mark off all of the 3rd Wednesdays of the year so you don’t miss out on all the great events we have planned. •NOTE THE NEW VENUE• PLACE: ABIGAIL’S RESTAURANT   http://www.abigailsrestaurant.com/ordereze/Pages/Directions.aspx TIME: 2:00 PM Business Meeting for Officers and any interested members. PROGRAM: 3:00 PM “ONE LIGHT, TWO LIGHT, RED LIGHT, BLUE LIGHT” presented by Pat Luke, Cr. Photog., CPP. of Luke Photography in Fairport, NY Patrick Luke, Cr. Photog., CPP, of Luke Photography, will be conducting a lighting demonstration, showing everything from simple one-light setups that can be used to mimic natural, repeatable daylight conditions, to two, three, and four light setups that will add drama and impact to your images and set them apart from those photographers

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January 2016 Meeting

January 2016 Meeting Our January 2016 Meeting Hello and Happy New Year from Finger Lakes!   The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc, will hold it’s January 2016 Meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Mark your calendar now, and while you’re at it, mark off all of the 3rd Wednesdays of the year so you don’t miss out on all the great events we have planned. We apologize for the delay in sending out the meeting notice. Your Section Chair had been working to find a new venue and negotiations with that hotel did not go as hoped. FOR JANUARY, we are pleased to announce that Neil Sjoblom, M. Photog. and our FL Secretary has graciously invited Finger Lakes Members to hold our January Meeting at his Studio. Not only will you have the opportunity to hear a great program but, for those of you who haven’t had the opportunity, you will

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November 2015 Announcements

November 2015 Announcements Here are some November 2015 Announcements: Pat Luke has agreed to present a program for us in February. He as four different programs from which to choose. Please go to the website and make your choice! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/86QFZNG Also, for those of you who have never attended our Holiday Party before, the email notice will go out sometime the week after Thanksgiving. In order to secure the best spots in the gift exchange, watch for the email and respond ASAP. First to respond is the one who gets to pick last and pick from any/all of the gifts that were opened. Cost of gifts should be $15 – $20. Just a heads up. Again this year we have decided to collect warm clothing and non perishable food for a local charity. All the pertinent details will be in that email notice. Don’t forget! Family and friends are invited to

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Torch Light Lighting

Torch Light Lighting For those who don’t know what Finger Lakes Professional Photographers is all about, we’re about improving the knowledge and skills of professional photographers.  Last month our meeting was about torch light lighting.  Where else could you go to learn about lighting by torch? Here are some examples from that night’s meeting…