PPSNYS Workshop FAQs

Registration is open for The Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State (PPSNYS) Workshop on July 23-28, 2023. 

Frequently Asked Questions About The NY Photography Workshop

Tuition for the New York Photography Workshop is $1095, and it includes five days of class, lunch, and dinner. Discounts and scholarships are available for PPA and PPSNYS Members.

Do I have to be a member of the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State (PPSNYS) or Professional Photographers of America (PPA) to attend the NYPPS Workshop? While there are many benefits to belonging to either organization, you do not have to be a member of either to attend the PPSNYS Workshop. We suggest that you check them out at www.ppsnys.org or www.ppa.com.

  • Register for PPA here.
  • Register for PPSNYS here.

Why should I belong to PPSNYS or PPA? For starters, you save money with the PPSNYS members-only tuition discount. See the PPSNYS Membership Benefits for more. PPA members receive Camera Equipment and General Liability Insurance with membership, in addition to a wide variety of tools and resources. See PPA Member Benefits for more.

Are hotel rooms included in the tuition? Lodging is not included. Register early to receive group rates at the Lux Hotel & Conference Center, Ascend Hotel Collection where all PPSNYS Workshop classes and events will be held. Reserve hotel rooms here.

Seneca Lake Pier

Where is the Photography Workshop taking place? Classes are being held in Upstate New York’s Finger Lake Region between Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake. Find travel guides to the region from PPSNYS Member Sandra Foyt’s travel blog, GetawayMavens.com:

Can I change to a different photography class? Yes, you can switch photography classes at any time before attending the workshop in July if it’s not sold out.

What happens if I have to cancel at the last minute? If you must cancel after the refund cut-off date, all monies paid will be applied to the following year’s PPSNYS Workshop. The $100 retainer is nonrefundable.

What do I need to bring? Each instructor will provide a specific list of items. Check back for a general packing list.

Can I bring others to the workshop? Yes, but only fully registered students can attend classes.