The Westmoreland Photographers Society

Established 1972 "Promoting The Art and Science of Photography"



John Malkovich Recreated Iconic Photographs

   In an effort to, apparently, just blow everyone's mind, John Malkovich has recreated, in collaboration with photographer Sandro Miller, a whole bunch of iconic twentieth century portrait photographs. These include Malkovich standing in for…Continue

Started by Michael Bashur Jr in Sample Title Oct 14.

Still Photography and permits on National Park Service lands 3 Replies

Folks, This is an email I received from Terry Deglau - please read.  The image that Mr. Deglau refers to is at the end of this blog.Dear friends of Terry,I need your help….I am fighting mad, and after you read this, I hope you will be mad too. Our…Continue

Started by Clare J. Kaczmarek in Sample Title. Last reply by Clare J. Kaczmarek Sep 28.

Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk

On Saturday October 11th I will again be participating in the Johnstown Area Worldwide Photo Walk if any one would care to join us for a few hours taking photos in the historic downtown area please sign up for the walk. It's free, you can win great…Continue

Started by Robert K. Gerstel Jr in Sample Title Sep 23.

Street Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Zone Focusing for Candid Street PhotographyA Post By: James Maher…Continue

Started by Michael Bashur Jr in Sample Title Aug 24.

Blog Posts

Leibovitz Book Review

Posted by Michael Bashur Jr on August 24, 2014 at 10:50pm

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

Pittsburgh Art Festival

Posted by Michael Bashur Jr on June 5, 2014 at 7:37am

Pittsburgh Photo Fair

Posted by Michael Bashur Jr on May 8, 2014 at 5:38pm

Calumet Shuts Down All Stores

Posted by Michael Bashur Jr on March 13, 2014 at 4:45pm


Important Information

2014 Christmas Party

December 7, 2014

4:00 pm - ???

The WPS Christmas Party will be held at Margie Jenke's residence in Ligonier. We will gather at Margie's at 4:00 for a photo walk through Ligonier, then return to Margie's for the official start of the festivities at 6:30.

Family members are welcome.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.

Margie will be providing turkey. Fred will bring the stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy.

Please RSVP (no later than DECEMBER 1, the sooner the better) by clicking on the event in the sidebar on the right side of the of the club homepage or calling Margie at 724-238-7766.

If using the website please let us know how many are coming and what dish you will be bringing by commenting below the area where you RSVP. 



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



2014 WPS Newsletters

You can download a copy here:

January 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Newsletter

April 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

August 2014 Newsletter


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 December 8, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Room: Alfred Hall room 31



"Open Subject: Your Best Shot"


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.

2014 Officers

President: Fred Bruckman


Vice President: Ann Geiger


Secretary: Brian Kloock


Treasurer: Tom Vallana



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Paul Valerio commented on Fred D Bruckman's event WPS Christmas Party
"Attending with a plus one, bringing a savory starch, potato, grain or something."
margie jenke commented on Brian Kloock's photo


"I like this image too. Out of the box and very creative."
Tricia L Scott posted photos
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"nice shot!!!!!"
margie jenke commented on Brian Kloock's photo


"Oh My Gosh, I totally forgot about Phipps. I so wanted to go!"
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Selfie of Tricia and I at Phipps.
Mary Beth Ponitz commented on Fred D Bruckman's event WPS Christmas Party
"Thanks, Carole.  I'll miss celebrating with all of the wonderful friends I have made by joining this group...  :) "
margie jenke commented on margie jenke's photo

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"Thank you Tricia."
Carole Moyer commented on Fred D Bruckman's event WPS Christmas Party
"We'll miss you, Mary Beth."
Nov 22
Mary Beth Ponitz commented on Fred D Bruckman's event WPS Christmas Party
"Thanks for the wonderful invitation to your home, Margie, but I'll be unable to attend.  Can't wait to see everyone's photos from that day...  :) "
Nov 22

WPS 2014 Dues

Regular Dues: $25

Student Dues: $15

Corresponding Dues: $10

Family: $25 for adults $10 each additional person

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