For any questions or inquires about PACPG, please email us at: [email protected].
PACPG meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
The next monthly meeting will be Wednesday, October 11th at 7:00pm at MOCA.
|Wed, October 11th, 2023||MOCA, 20 Terry St, Suite 116, Patchogue||7:00pm MONTHLY MEETING|
|Sun, October 15th||Sagaponack Sculpture Garden, Bridgehampton||10:00-2:00pm|
|Wed, November 8th, 2023||MOCA, 20 Terry St, Suite 116, Patchogue||7:00pm MONTHLY MEETING|
“Lightroom Basics” Class
|Wed, December 13th, 2023||MOCA, 20 Terry St, Suite 116, Patchogue||7:00pm MONTHLY MEETING|
Holiday Slide Slam Party
For more info on Field Trips, please see below.
Each month PACPG holds a monthly photo contest.
SEPTEMBER Themes are:
NOTE: For this contest, photographers may submit TWO images (one in each theme) OR submit ONE image to ONE theme.
Shadows (digital enhancement allowed)
Orange (basic adjustments only)
Before submitting, please read all contest submission rules.
Images must be in JPEG format, sized and submitted in 1200 pixels on the long side (maximum).
Do NOT remove the EXIF information. Name information can be removed.
Photos must be taken between Thurs, Sept 14th, 2023 and submitted by midnight, Sat, Oct 7th, 2023.
Non-PACPG members are invited to send in their photos too.
Smart phone images acceptable, but MUST be in jpeg format.
Images will be rated and critiqued 48 hours prior to the monthly meeting and that information will be shared at the monthly meeting.
There are two contest themes per month. One theme that allows full digital enhancement and the other that only allows basic adjustments. Both categories will be judged separately and there will be one winner for each contest. Please see HERE for more details.
NOTE: Any submissions that do not meet the above requirements are subject to rejection.
Outside judges will occasionally rate and critique the month’s contests. Some month’s contests will be voted on by the membership. For more info on outside judging criteria, click here.
Please submit your images HERE.
For past contest winners and images, click here.
Field Trips are open to all PACPG members.
RSVP required. Please RSVP at the link above.
A waiver MUST be signed for all Field Trips and must be signed by everyone attending, including non-members, who are always welcome. The waiver can be found in the RSVP form.
To access past courses, workshops, and other helpful videos to enhance your photography, please click HERE for PACPG Resources.
To provide your feedback on the group, please fill out this form HERE.
PAC Photographers Group Committee
Jeff Macholz– Correspondence Coordinator/Newsletter
Holly Hunt– Social Coordinator/Webpage Developer
Kelly Jones– Events Coordinator/Membership/Treasurer
Teresa Ryther– Secretary/Social Media
Jennifer Schlitz- Secretary/Social Media
Harold Naideau– Education Coordinator
ABOUT THE PATCHOGUE ARTS COUNCIL – The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc., was formed to encourage, support, and promote the arts while aiding in the revitalization and sustainability of the community. The Patchogue Arts Council, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose focus is to serve the greater south shore of the Town of Brookhaven. The Patchogue Arts Council is located at 20 Terry St., Suite 116, Patchogue NY and is open Thursdays and Fridays, 2:00 –7:00 PM, Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. For more information visit www.patchoguearts.org, call 631-627-8686, or email [email protected].