Finger Lakes Family Picnic

Finger Lakes Family Picnic

The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc. will hold it’s Annual Family Picnic on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Craig and Linda’s Camp Pavilion in Cheerful Valley Campground, Route 14, Geneva, NY.
Cheerful Valley Campground
We’ll gather around 2:00PM at the Pavilion. Dinner around 5:00PM.
NOTE: Our Section Chair, Al Knataitis, will call a short business meeting around 4:30PM or shortly before dinner. Please be available to participate at the time.

All Finger Lakes and PPSNYS Members and families are welcome!

Bring a dish to pass, place settings, drinks and the meat will be provided.
The horseshoe tournament as start as soon as we have enough people gathered.

BRING: bathing suits if you’d like to use the pool, fishing gear if you want to try your luck in the stream and any fun outdoor toys/games you’d like to share.
Be aware that we will take a Group Portrait after dinner so don’t leave before that happens.
Questions? Just ask Linda at and you’ll get an answer.

2019 PPSNYS Summer Workshop was a Success!

If you’d like to see all the fun and learning that went on during Workshop this year, please visit the FACEBOOK WORKSHOP page. Looks like a everyone had a wonderful time.

© Neil Sjoblom, Trustee

Upcoming Events

September 18 – Finger Lakes SPECIAL Meeting – Program by the renowned Fuzzy Duenkel

October 16 – Finger Lakes Meeting – Fall Outing – Details TBD

November 20 – Finger Lakes Meeting – Program by Finger Lakes Member, Dale Flinn and Image Competiton

December 2019 – Annual Christmas Party

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Sponsors - Hunt's Photo and Video
Howard Burkholz

March 2019 Meeting

The Finger Lakes Section of PPSNYS, Inc. will hold a monthly meeting
on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Woody’s Bar and Grille in the
Quality Inn, Rt. 414, Waterloo, NY.
Business Meeting starts at 3:30PM
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••.
Please plan to stay for dinner and support the restaurant.
We are guests in their meeting room at NO CHARGE!
WHAT NOW? – Presented by Don Menges, Photographer and Partner at Image City Gallery
Finding New Markets for Your Photography
This presentation will explore methods to expand your market. We will discuss local gallery exhibitions, niche markets, festivals and art shows,
and how to gain gallery representation. You will be introduced to 3
photographers who have been successful in these venues.

Dinner will follow the Program.
Finger Lakes Section Attendees (Steve Chesler left early)

Group Photo by Adrian DeJesus
Al and Elisa Knataitis were both awarded Bronze Service Medals as well as the
PPSNYS Accredited Degree.
Neil Sjoblom received the PPSNYS Accredited, Qualified and Artisan Degrees. It was also mentioned that Neil has been a PPSNYS member since 1975.
Linda and Craig Hutchings were both awarded Service Bars to add to their many awards.
Award photos taken by Monroe Payne.
Finger Lakes Members also received awards for MERIT Images during
the Awards Presentation on Monday Night.
Can you help?

At this March meeting we will again be collecting donations of non-perishable food items, new or gently used warm clothing and personal care items, etc. for the Geneva Center of Concern, a non-profit organization that helps those in need. If you forgot last month you have another chance.
Neil has volunteered to represent the Finger Lakes Section and will kindly take the donations to the Center.

April 17 – Finger Lakes Meeting
May 6 – PPSNYS Online Council Meeting
May 15 – Finger Lakes Meeting
June 19 – 2:00 PM – Finger Lakes Meeting – Montezuma Wildlife Refuge
July 28 – August 2 – PPSNYS Summer Workshop, Register before
April 15th to receive an early bird discount of $100
PPSNYS Workshop

The Finger Lakes Section is a section of the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State, Inc. (PPSNYS) and an affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).
The PPSNYS, Inc. is a not for profit association formed in 1905 solely to instruct its members and the general public in photography; and to create, foster, promote and encourage the exchange of information among its members and the public.
The PPA is a worldwide association that exists to assist its members in achieving their professional, artistic and fraternal goals; promote public awareness of the profession; and to advance the making of images in all of its disciplines as an art, a science and a visual recorder of history.

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