Welcome to Genesee Valley Photography Society  

The photo club meets on the first and third Thursday from September 1 through April.

Meetings are held at the Wadsworth Library [Directions], 24 Center St, Geneseo, NY 14454 at 6:30 - 8:30 (Unless otherwise noted). 

Visitors are always welcome to attend a meeting . For more club info go to membership (under the "Organization" tab) on the pull down menu 

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Benefits of Membership

Genesee Valley Photography Society offers members: 
  • Opportunities to improve skills through participation in informational programs, four critique nights with outside judges and one-on-one contact with experts in various types of photography
  • Opportunities to participate in regional photography events and conferences
  • Opportunities for hands on learning experiences designed to sharpen all levels of photographic skills   
  • Positive professional critique of prints and projected images to assist in learning and improving photographic skills
  • Fellowship with others who share your appreciation for and desire to improve on photographic skills
  • Unique opportunity to have creative use of photo editing techniques critiqued monthly



Dwight Folts



Vice President: Rich Engelbrecht
(585)259-3881 VicePresidentGVPS@gmail.com

Larry Heins

Gina Flint



Secretary: Karen Kennedy (585)243-4928 SecretaryGVPS@gmail.com
Image Chair:

Rich Engelbrecht

Dan Moyer

(585)259-3881 ImageChairGVPS@gmail.com
Events Chair: Dwight Folts
(585)455-6983 eventschairGVPS@gmail.com

Program Schedule 2017-2018

Aug 24    “Welcome to Our New Season” Meet and greet new members/Go over website and Calendar of events/ Basic talk about photography & Cameras Jan. 4  McKellar Competition (In-house with judge) 
Sep. 7  Basic Camera Useage. Get to know your camera  Jan. 18   Black & White Photos (How to get the best out of it) & Assignment #1 for later evaluations.
Sep. 20 September McKellar submissions close at 10 PM Feb.1   Framing & Printing Images.
Sep. 21 McKellar Competition (Group Judging) Feb. 15  Assignment Review
Sep. 23
 Wiscoy Creek Photo shoot (Dwight Folts for details) Mar. 8
 Shooting Macro- How to stack Images [Rescheduled]
Oct. 5  Business & Legal  presented by Paul Morrell [morrell@geneseo.edu] Mar. 15  Wildlife Presentation by Dick Thomas (Retired DEC Officer)
Oct. 18  McKellar Submissions due (closes at 10:00). Mar. 22  Macro / Table top Photo Shoot (bring your cameras this is a hands on photo shoot)  MOVED TO APRIL 5th
Oct. 19 
  McKellar Competition (with In house Judge)
Apr. 5
 File and Photo Management  TBD
Oct. 21 Golden Hour Shoot" [Cancelled] Apr.19   End Of Year Competition
 Lightroom Tips and Tricks & Optimization Apr. 27,28,29
 Can Am Photo Expo- Sheridan On the Falls Ontario Canada
Nov. 11   Jerris Wadsworth Barn [Shoot] (4:00PM, 1211 W River Rd, Caledonia, NY 14423) [Cancelled]
May??  Awards Banquet. Location To be Determined
Nov. 15   November McKellar submissions close at 10 PM    
Nov. 16

Composition. What judges look for in our images.Instruction for voting on McKellar submissions [Cancelled]

Dec. 7  "Night Shoot" Holiday Lights (location to be determined)    
Dec. 13 December McKellar submissions close at 10 PM    

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