First Saturday of Every Month

American Legion Hall

134 Old State Road, Highland Falls, NY

11 a.m. til 1 p.m.

A monthly gathering to connect with fellow photographers, share and critique work, and learn new techniques.


Moderated by program founder and photographer

Karen Parashkevov

  • Focused Topic-Led Discussions

  • Monthly Share & Critique 

  • Special Interest Projects

  • Guest Speakers

  • Workshops

  • Photo Walks 

  • Yearly Contributor Photography Exhibition  



Photography is the process of capturing light to create an image of the world that surrounds us. The images are captured using an assortment of camera equipment and techniques and encompass a vast array of styles and types.  The possibilities are as endless as the imagination.

The Highlands Arts Alliance (HAA) Photographers’ Salon offers monthly gatherings to connect fellow photographers of all backgrounds and experience to share and critique work, learn new photographic styles/types and techniques.  


To enhance the creative process and provide learning opportunities, additional programs are offered: 

Image by Agence Olloweb


To assist with funding of programs and activities, there is a fee of $5 for HAA members$10 for non-members and $2.50 for students.

What to expect

  • Each presenter to briefly introduce her/himself and explain what style and type of photography they are presenting

  • Presenter to show 5-10 prints or provide digital files on USB for critique

  • Participants should provide thoughtful, positive critique

  • There is no obligation to show work at every salon session

  • Focused Topic-Led Discussions, Special Interest Projects, Workshops, Guest Speakers, Photo Walks and Yearly Contributor Photography Exhibition schedule will be communicated in advance by HAA Photographers’ Salon. 

  • Yearly Contributor Photography Exhibition ($20 fee - Benefits Salon programs).

Join us for our next meeting on

Saturday, September 3, 2022

On the Agenda:

Show & Critique Photos 

Special Interest Project: "Everything Autumn" participant sign-up

Salon Guidelines

  • Venue rules must be observed

  • Sign-in required – Name, Email, Phone Number (optional)

  • Participants should remain in designated room during meeting. 

  • Face masks are encouraged during close proximity interactions.

Contact the Photographers' Salon

If you would like to get in touch, please click here to email the Salon.

Monthly Agenda

  • August 6th: Focused Led-Topic Discussion: Photo Storage OptionsShow & Critique Photos 

  • September 3rd: Show & Critique Photos, Special Interest Project – Everything Autumn - Participant Sign-up

  • October 1st: Focused Led-Topic Discussion: Copyright – protecting your images, Show & Critique Photos

  • November 5th: Focused Led-Topic Discussion: HDR PhotographyShow & Critique Photos

  • December 3rd: Show & Critique Photos, Special Interest Project Presentations – Everything Autumn