The Westmoreland Photographers Society

Established 1972 "Promoting The Art and Science of Photography"



Mac OS and Photoshop question 3 Replies

So I bought a program that I want to use (Perfect Photo Suite 9).  But I forgot to check which versions of Mac OS it works with and then found out (to late to return and it was a download anyway) that it needs at least 10.8.  Yup, I've got 10.7.    …Continue

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Fight Over Yahoo’s Use of Flickr Photos 1 Reply

Fight Over Yahoo’sUse of Flickr PhotosYahoo Starts Selling Canvas Prints From Free Pictures Uploaded to the Internet Sharing SiteBy DOUGLAS MACMILLANWall Street JournalUpdated Nov. 24, 2014About twice a week, someone asks Liz West ’s permission to…Continue

Started by Michael Bashur Jr in Sample Title. Last reply by Elizabeth King Dec 30, 2014.

Membership Dues

I am usually at the monthly WPS meetings to receive annual dues, but for anyone who wants to mail in their membership dues, my mailing address is:209 Denali DrLatrobe, PA 15650Carole MoyerContinue

Started by Carole Moyer in Sample Title Dec 30, 2014.

Wedding Photography Contracts

If you are even considering wedding photography check out this link.  A written contract is critical no matter how well you know the couple.  Gary Fong has been one of our mentors for many years. and is considered one of the country's premier…Continue

Started by Carole Moyer in Sample Title Dec 10, 2014.

Blog Posts

Ansel Adams Act

Posted by Michael Bashur Jr on January 10, 2015 at 12:00am

Creative Live

Posted by Carole Moyer on July 15, 2014 at 4:42pm


Posted by Dorothy Pierini-Rodgers on June 6, 2014 at 4:18pm — 1 Comment

Johstown Camera Club Meeting

Posted by Fred D Bruckman on February 21, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Ray Bruckman to Perform

Posted by Fred D Bruckman on February 20, 2014 at 7:53am


Important Information

WPS Photo Walk

Sunday, Feb 8, 2015, 10am - 4pm

National Aviary in Pittsburgh



You can now follow the WPS on Twitter for up to date info about events, outings, and meeting.


Ligonier Library Show info:

You can download the info here:

Ligonier Library Prospectus



2015 WPS Newsletters

You can download a copy here:

January 2015


Meetings are held on the SECOND Monday of every month at 7:00 pm

on the campus of St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA.

The next meeting will be: Monday February 9, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Room: Alfred Hall room 31



"Business of Photography"

by: Carole Moyer


All are welcome to join the site and enjoy the
comments and photos. Although, it is expected that after
a period of (2) two months that you attend a Westmoreland Photographers meeting and join the group. Thanks for looking and enjoy.

2015 Officers

President: Brian Kloock


Vice President: Ann Geiger

Show Coordinator


Secretary: Tricia Scott


Treasurer: Carole Moyer


Newsletter Editor: Margie Jenke

nSIG Coordinator


Challenge Coordinator: Paul Valerio

Event Coordinator


eSIG Coordinator:  John Waclo

Membership: Fred Bruckman




Latest Activity

Brian Kloock posted a photo

NS 1103

Speeding train? Nikon D7100, Sigma 24-60mm lens, 1/15 at f6.3, ISO 400. Adjusted in Lightroom 5 and Photoshop.
1 hour ago
Tim Fetter posted photos
2 hours ago
Tim Fetter left a comment for Tim Fetter
"Thanks for making me feel welcome. I actually kind of stumbled upon the group by seeing it on a Think Greensburg Facebook Post, but it didn't really include any information. It looks like it is a great group and you have some fun things…"
3 hours ago
Tim Fetter is now friends with margie jenke and Rexford L. Moyer, Jr.
3 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. commented on Paul Valerio's photo

Westinghouse Bridge

"Right.  It definitely shows up in major downsizing.  Compressing and discarding so much of the image detail at 500 to 1 is a major hammering of the image.  Changing file types affects an image too as the video revealed.  Maybe…"
11 hours ago
Paul Valerio commented on Paul Valerio's photo

Westinghouse Bridge

"Hi Rex, Thanks again for the feedback! Those artifacts are not there in the full res image they only show up when you reduce the file size from 500 megabytes to 1 megabyte. Thanks Paul"
11 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. commented on Rexford L. Moyer, Jr.'s photo

2015 WPS Chrome Cycle Challenge

"Tks Margie:  I was really punked out as to how to create something from the straight shots of it. There was so much visual noise.  I had to help it escape to a quieter background."
11 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. commented on Paul Valerio's photo

Westinghouse Bridge

"Forgot to mention: Certain camera have had banding issues, especially in the deep shadow areas or when the original is underexposed and banding starts to show up during lightening."
11 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. commented on Paul Valerio's photo

Westinghouse Bridge

"Yeah Paul: It comes from either working with a low megapixel camera to start with or downsizing a perfectly fine FF image to allow the web to digest it. Rex "
12 hours ago
Susan Kinney left a comment for margie jenke
"Hi Magie,  Thank you for the welcome :)  I have loved snapping pictures for some time.  I am an amateur though, in the truest sense. Both of my sisters have gotten very involved in photography over the past five years and I have…"
12 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. commented on Jonathan Nakles's photo


"Well, nice job helping Terry out too. Rex"
12 hours ago
Rexford L. Moyer, Jr. left a comment for Joyce
"Hi Joyce: Welcome to the WPS.  Hope to see you at the meeting on Monday 02/09/15.  Looking at the new member roster it looks like we are going need more chairs or it's going to be a cozy meeting.Rex"
12 hours ago

WPS 2014 Dues

Regular Dues: $25

Student Dues: $15

Corresponding Dues: $10

Family: $25 for adults $10 each additional person

Make checks payable to: Westmoreland Photographers Society

Dues can be mailed to:

Carole Moyer

209 Denali Dr

Latrobe, PA 15650

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