October Meeting – Selling Album Designs and Making Money in Album Sales

J42511352_2179218858984731_439281949295509504_n[1]oin us on Wednesday, October 17th at our next membership meeting with guest speaker, Brian Ozegovich, with a special presentation on Selling Album Designs and Making Money in Album Sales.

Brian Ozegovich has been photographing weddings and events for the last 30 years. He has been a professional wedding and portrait photographer since 1985.

Brian grew up in Lindenhurst, New York and had his first photography exhibit at the Lindenhurst Library. During his High School years, his father worked for the airlines, so he traveled the world taking pictures. He displayed them at the library and was hooked on photography ever since.

Brian is the only recommended photographer for the Lessing’s Caterers for 27 years. He employs 7 photographers and 7 videographers. His studio books about 325 weddings a year. Brian prides himself on sales and marketing. He especially loves selling. It’s all about telling a story in their wedding album. He has been featured on NBC Nightline news for his drone work

Brian’s album sales are always large due to his selling techniques. Brian will share his techniques with Album Epoca. Brian exclusively uses Album Epoca since 2008. According to Brian “Album Epoca has the best customer service and the best experience by far.”

La Casa Vicina
1015 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

5:30 Happy Hour
6:30 Meeting Followed by Dinner

Members and 1st or 2nd Time Guests: $27
Non-members: $35

Please be sure to R.S.V.P. either:
on Facebook or via Email: info@hvppsny.org

You can Pre-Pay for the meeting here:

Members – $27 Pay with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
1st and 2nd time guests are welcome at the member rate of $27.
Please pay at the door.

Non-members – $35 with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24
If you are new to the group, you can join as an aspiring member for only $120 the first year and then pay the regular member rate at each monthly meeting!

Please Support our Sponsor!
HVPPSNY is sponsored by
Hunt’s Photo and Video

September Meeting and Print Competition

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Meeting and Print Competition

Reservations are Required

Prepare your images now…or just come to look and listen! It’s a great way to learn from the judges.

You must be a member and be present at the meeting for your images to be judged and/or critiqued.

Here are the rules…
Image Size: Longest dimension 4,000 pixels (20 inches at 200 ppi) Color Profile: sRGB or Adobe 1998
Named as: Image Title.jpg (Sample: New York at Sunrise.jpg) Must be exact name of Print
Saved as: JPG, quality 10
Total File Size: Not to exceed 3.5 MB
3 Categories: Portrait * Weddings/Events * Illustrative
****** (NEW!)****** Max Entries: 6 images

‘Print Submission Form’ will no longer be used!

In an email, identify each submission EXACTLY as follows:
Last Name,First Name,TITLE,Category Sample: Smith,Jennifer,NEW YORK AT SUNRISE,Illustrative (no space after commas) Repeat for each submission.

Send images as attachments to the email. Subject format for email -Month Year Print Comp (Sample: Jan 2018 Print Comp) Email to Eli Sloves, esp377@optonline.net.

DEADLINE: 9:00 A.M. SHARP, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th – NO EXCEPTIONS!! Submit early to be safe. Eli will send you a confirmation via email by Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. If you do not receive the email by Tuesday morning, email him immediately.

LA CASA VICINA

1015 Little Britain Road, New Winsor, NY * 845-567-1890 Social Hour 5:30, Dinner/Meeting 6:30

Members: $27; Guests $27 (first two meetings) – Pay with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG

Non-Members: $35 – Pay with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24

R.S.V.P. by Sunday, September 9th.

June Meeting – Night Photography with Steve Labkoff

Join us on Wednesday, June 20th at our next membership meeting with guest speaker, Dr. Steven Labkoff with a special presentation on Night Photography.
 
My Portrait 2017_pp 1 2 Dr. Labkoff is a resident of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Since the age of 9, he captures life as it happens though his lens. Over his lifetime his work appeared in newspapers, books and websites. His work captures life from unexpected perspectives. It is his goal to provide a point of view on a subject that the viewer might not otherwise be able to see.
 
From the grandeur of the Milky Way to the tiny details on a butterfly or a bee, his work presents the world in ways that are simply not seen every day. His works include specialty photography including night, time lapse, astro-, aerial, and macrophotography. His photography studio, Luminant Pix has its website at:
La Casa Vicina
1015 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553
 
5:30 Happy Hour
6:30 Meeting Followed by Dinner
 
Members and 1st or 2nd Time Guests: $27
Non-members: $35
 
Please be sure to R.S.V.P. either:
on Facebook or via Email: info@hvppsny.org
 
You can Pre-Pay for the meeting here:
 
Members – $27 Pay with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
1st and 2nd time guests are welcome at the member rate of $27.
Please pay at the door.
 
Non-members – $35 with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24
If you are new to the group, you can join as an aspiring member for only $95 the first year and then pay the regular member rate at each monthly meeting!
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Please Support our Sponsor!
HVPPSNY is sponsored by

May Meeting and Print Competition

Join us on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 for our May Meeting and Print Competition

Reservations are Required

Prepare your images now…or just come to look and listen! It’s a great way to learn from the judges.

You must be a member and be present at the meeting for your images to be judged and/or critiqued.

Here are the rules…
Image Size: Longest dimension 4,000 pixels (20 inches at 200 ppi) Color Profile: sRGB or Adobe 1998
Named as: Image Title.jpg (Sample: New York at Sunrise.jpg) Must be exact name of Print
Saved as: JPG, quality 10
Total File Size: Not to exceed 3.5 MB
3 Categories: Portrait * Weddings/Events * Illustrative
****** (NEW!)****** Max Entries: 6 images

‘Print Submission Form’ will no longer be used!

In an email, identify each submission EXACTLY as follows:
Last Name,First Name,TITLE,Category Sample: Smith,Jennifer,NEW YORK AT SUNRISE,Illustrative (no space after commas) Repeat for each submission.

Send images as attachments to the email. Subject format for email -Month Year Print Comp (Sample: Jan 2018 Print Comp) Email to Eli Sloves, esp377@optonline.net.

DEADLINE: 9:00 A.M. SHARP, TUESDAY, May 15TH – NO EXCEPTIONS!! Submit early to be safe. Eli will send you a confirmation via email by Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. If you do not receive the email by Tuesday morning, email him immediately.

LA CASA VICINA

1015 Little Britain Road, New Winsor, NY * 845-567-1890 Social Hour 5:30, Dinner/Meeting 6:30

Members: $27; Guests $27 (first two meetings) – Pay with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG

Non-Members: $35 – Pay with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24

R.S.V.P. by Sunday, May 13th.

April Meeting – Photoshop and Lightroom Plug-Ins with Monroe Payne

1aefb9cc-8dee-4491-956d-60b232a44aa4[1] plugins[1]Last year’s PPSNYS President, Monroe Payne will be speaking about creativity and play within Photoshop and Lightroom using a variety of plug-ins:

I’ll introduce you to playing with photos using Lightroom, Photoshop, a variety of plugins and hopefully you will discover for yourself the magic of creating just for yourself.

Who knows, you might add a whole new product line to your business!

Maybe I can help you there as well… My goal is to plant the seed of “play” within you.

How you wish to grow from that seed – that’s your choice.
La Casa Vicina
1015 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

5:30 Happy Hour
6:30 Meeting Followed by Dinner

Members and 1st or 2nd Time Guests: $27
Non-members: $35

Please be sure to R.S.V.P. either:
on Facebook or via Email: info@hvppsny.org

You can Pre-Pay for the meeting here:

Members – $27 Pay with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
1st and 2nd time guests are welcome at the member rate of $27.
Please pay at the door.

Non-members – $35 with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24
If you are new to the group, you can join as an aspiring member for only $95 the first year and then pay the regular member rate at each monthly meeting!

Please Support our Sponsor!
HVPPSNY is sponsored by
Hunt’s Photo and Video

March Meeting – Photoshop Tips and Tricks

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Join us on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 for our next meeting with guest speaker,
Ken Bovat, Jr., M. Photog.;Cr. Photog. on Photoshop Tips and Tricks.

Head Swaps
Blending Modes
Compositing
Presentation for Competion
Editing a photo start to finish
Q&A

Artist Statement: 
Photography is my passion, as well as my profession. I use the power of light, color and
composition to create an image that reflects a specific mood and meaning. I love creating new and different images that I hope will be enjoyed for generations.

u759845875-o1061744484-53[1]Ken Bovat, Jr., Master Photographer, Craftsman, is the owner and sole photographer of Photo-Art by Ken Bovat in Claverack, New York. He began his business in 1976, photographing mostly weddings and environmental portraits, working out of his home.

As his business grew, he relocated to an old railroad depot, which he converted into his current studio.
His photography consists of weddings, portraits – specializing in High School Seniors, copy and restoration and a small amount of commercial photography.

Ken received his Master of Photography Degree from the Professional Photographers of America in 1988 and his Photographic Craftsman Degree in 1992. He was awarded Life Membership in 2014. In 1998, the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State awarded Ken the PPA National Award. Ken went on to serve
a President of that organization in 2003-2004.

Ken is the recipient of numerous photographic awards on the local, state and international levels. He has lectured and presented photographic classes to many groups, both professional and amateur.
La Casa Vicina
1015 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

5:30 Happy Hour
6:30 Meeting Followed by Dinner

Members and 1st or 2nd Time Guests: $27
Non-members: $35

Please be sure to R.S.V.P. either:
on Facebook or via Email: info@hvppsny.org

You can Pre-Pay for the meeting here:

Members – $27 Pay with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
1st and 2nd time guests are welcome at the member rate of $27.
Please pay at the door.

Non-members – $35 with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24
If you are new to the group, you can join as an aspiring member for only $95 the first year and then pay the regular member rate at each monthly meeting!

Please Support our Sponsor!
HVPPSNY is sponsored by
Hunt’s Photo and Video

February Meeting – with guest speaker, Tab Morgan

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Join us on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 for our next meeting with guest speaker,Tab Morgan on Video for the Still Photographer.

La Casa Vicina
1015 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

5:30 Happy Hour
6:30 Meeting Followed by Dinner

Members and 1st or 2nd Time Guests: $27
Non-members: $35

Please be sure to R.S.V.P. either:
on Facebook or via Email: info@hvppsny.org

You can Pre-Pay for the meeting here:

Members – $27 Pay with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
1st and 2nd time guests are welcome at the member rate of $27.
Please pay at the door.

Non-members – $35 with PayPal
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=LXK7NA8H67Y24
If you are new to the group, you can join as an aspiring member for only $95 the first year and then pay the regular member rate at each monthly meeting!

Please Support our Sponsor!
HVPPSNY is sponsored by
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January Meeting and Print Competition

banner-top[1]Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Meeting and Print Competition
 
Reservations are Required
 
Prepare your images now…or just come to look and listen! It’s a great way to learn from the judges.
 
You must be a member and be present at the meeting for your images to be judged and/or critiqued.
 
Here are the rules…
Image Size: Longest dimension 4,000 pixels (20 inches at 200 ppi) Color Profile: sRGB or Adobe 1998
Named as: Image Title.jpg (Sample: New York at Sunrise.jpg) Must be exact name of Print
Saved as: JPG, quality 10
Total File Size: Not to exceed 3.5 MB
3 Categories: Portrait * Weddings/Events * Illustrative
Max Entries: 4 images
 
Print Submission Format” will no longer be used!
 
In an email, identify each submission EXACTLY as follows:
Last Name,First Name,TITLE,Category Sample: Smith,Jennifer,NEW YORK AT SUNRISE,Illustrative (no space after commas) Repeat for each submission.
 
Send images as attachments to the email.
Subject format for email -Month Year Print Comp (Sample: Jan 2018 Print Comp)
Email to Eli Sloves, esp377@optonline.net.
 
DEADLINE: 9:00 A.M. SHARP, TUESDAY, JANUARY 16TH – NO EXCEPTIONS!! Submit early to be safe. Eli will send you a confirmation via email by Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. If you do not receive the email by Tuesday morning, email him immediately.
 
LA CASA VICINA
1015 Little Britain Road, New Winsor, NY * 845-567-1890 Social Hour 5:30, Dinner/Meeting 6:30
 
Members: $27; Guests $27 (first two meetings) – Pay with PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6QYLKBK24NJWG
 
 
R.S.V.P. by Sunday, January 14th.