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Due to the COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home advisories, normal PHSNE activities at 47 Calvary St including processing equipment donations, auction consignments, mail, and checks to PHSNE are suspended.

Online applications, payments and donations via PayPal will be processed normally.

If you are not on our email distribution list, you can stay in touch by joining the Photographica and/or snap shots lists at PHSNE emails.

Thanks for your interest in joining PHSNE. If you have any questions about membership please email Joe Walters, Membership Chair. For other ways to contact me, scroll to the bottom of the page.


Use the PayPal link below to join PHSNE using your credit card or personal PayPal account. PayPal will accept major credit cards. You only need a credit card, you do not need to establish a PayPal account. PayPal deposits the money in our account and tell us the PayPal transaction number, your shipping address, phone number, and email so that we can confirm the transaction with you. No other financial information is shared with PHSNE.

Select your membership category below, then click the Pay Now button to be transfered to a secure PayPal page to complete the transaction.

PHSNE New Membership (September 1 through August 31)1

If you wish to provide additional information for the membership directory use the secure, online Google Form. Or you can print the PDF form, fill in the info and mail it to the address on the form.

By Mail

If you prefer to join by mailing a check or money order please print the PDF application, fill it in and mail with your payment to the address on the form.

What Next?

If you joined online, PayPal will send you a confirmation of the payment. Typically your membership will be established at PHSNE within a few days and you will receive a confirmation email directly from PHSNE. If you joined by mail and provided an email address, you will receive a confirmation by email typically within a week after we receive the paperwork. Note that PHSNE is a volunteer run organization and that holidays, weekends, and vacations may be excluded in response time!

Once your membership is established, you will receive the next available issue of our printed monthly newsletter snap shots.2 All paid member classes receive the printed annual Journal3 when next printed.

If you opted-in to receiving emails you will start receiving email announcements of PHSNE meetings, events, and links to the online copy of snap shots.

Welcome to PHSNE! If you are near the Boston area we hope to see you regularly at our meetings and events. Please introduce yourself to me, Joe Walters, and to the group during Show and Tell.

Contacting the Membership Chair

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by mail at:

Joe Walters, Membership Chair
47 Calvary St
Waltham MA 02453

Or email me at; or call, or text, me at 617.826.9294.

1. The half-price new membership dues only apply to new members in their first year of membership. Former members should pay full renewal dues to be reinstated. New membership and reinstatement dues received in March through August of a year will include the remainder of the calendar year and membership through August 31 of the next calendar year. New membership and reinstatement dues received September through February are valid until the next August 31. Foreign members should note that dues are in US dollars. PayPal will handle the currency conversion. Foreign members should verify the PayPal exchange rate for their currency. PHSNE does not set the exchange rate.
2. snap shots is published monthly for September through June of the membership year.
3.The Journal is published once each calendar year, usually at the end of the calendar year. Memberships run from September 1 of a year to August 31 of the next year. All paying members receive the printed Journal for the year that September 1 of their paid up membership term falls.

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