Local and National Events

DateDescription Location Type
APRIL 2018
4/22-27

Texas School of Photography

At the Texas School of Professional Photography, it is our goal to educate, inspire and invigorate you and your photography business. You will leave Texas School full of new ideas, new friends, new vision, and will anxiously await Texas School NEXT year! Come join us at the unrivaled Texas School of Professional Photography: The BEST photographic education at the best price…and SO much more!

Addison, TX

InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center

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Conference
4/23

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Fargo, ND

Harold's Photo

6pm-10pm

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Workshop
4/25

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Burnsville, MN

National Camera Exchange

4:30pm-8pm

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Workshop
4/27

Spring Demo

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Aurora, IL

ProCam

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Demo
4/27

Travel Photography: The World Through Your Lens

It’s a big world out there, and we want to help you capture it! Join us to fine-tune your skills on how to photograph your travels, whether they be weekend jaunts, family vacations or the trip of a lifetime. Learning how to create the right exposure, how to approach your subject, how to compose new angles and perspectives, and how to pack your bag with the right lenses, are all layers to creating a better photograph.

Aurora, IL

ProCam

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Seminar
4/28

Small Worlds Make Big Pictures: The Art of Macro Photography

Understanding, and successfully seeing the world through macro photography brings to life literally a new perspective. When considering the smaller scale, every detail plays a bigger role to identify the subject, decrease distraction, and create a truly impactful image. Through this seminar, we will discuss how to use the equipment needed to successfully create macro images; composition and lighting; and common post-production practices.

Aurora, IL

ProCam

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Seminar
4/27-28

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to The Roger Williams Park Zoo

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife and nature lecture presented by Tamron's professional photographers, Erica Robinson & Ken Hubbard. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more.

Providence, RI

Hunt's Photo & Video

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Tamron Tours Presents
4/27-29

Insta-Inspire

You follow them on Instagram. You've seen their work and been inspired. You've read their witty captions and endearing stories and thought "We could definitely be friends." We thought that too. So we decided to make it happen.

Salt Lake City, UT

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown

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Retreat
4/28

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Indianapolis, IN

Roberts Camera

12:30pm-4pm

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Workshop
4/30

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Cleveland, OH

Dodd Camera

6pm-9:30pm

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Workshop
MAY 2018
5/1

Around the World in 80 Frames: Tips & Techniques for Travel Photography

It’s a big world out there, and we want to help you capture it! Join us to fine-tune your skills on how to photograph your travels, whether they be weekend jaunts, family vacations or the trip of a lifetime. Learning how to create the right exposure, how to approach your subject, how to compose new angles and perspectives, and how to pack your bag with the right lenses, are all layers to creating a better photograph. Open your eyes to the world of travel photography and bring home photo memories like never before!

Commack, NY

Tamron USA

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Seminar
5/4-5

Tamron Tours Presents...A Seaside Excursion to Cape May

This workshop will start with an inspirational lecture presented by Tamron's professional photographers, Erica Robinson & Ken Hubbard, covering landscapes, lighthouses, birding, nature, as well as lens selection, camera settings, light balancing, and more.

Brick, NJ

The Photo Center

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Tamron Tours Presents
5/4-5

Shalom Wildlife: Wisconsin's Wildest Zoo

SEMINAR: Friday, 6pm-8pm—Attend a seminar on shooting wildlife at our Eastside store located at 4232 East Towne Blvd. This seminar will last about 90 minutes with plenty of time left for questions and answers.
WORKSHOP: Saturday, 10am-4pm—We will meet at Shalom Wildlife at 1901 Shalom Drive in West Bend. Tamron will have all their lenses on hand ready to loan out to participants. Shalom Wildlife is set up for people to have good views of the animals, so we will get fantastic pictures. Armando Flores will be on hand during the shoot and will be providing great tips to get the best shots. The Zoo has over 400 animals in large natural environments. There are over three miles of roads and you can interact with some of the animals. The plan is to shoot until about 4:00 pm. The Zoo closes at 5:30 pm and once you are in you can stay until then if you want.

Madison, WI

The Camera Company

Fee: $129.99

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Seminar/Workshop
5/4-5

Tamron Spring Photo Event

Friday - May 4th: Street Photography: Whether it is your home town or your favorite city to travel to learn tips and tricks to capture the city’s streets, buildings, and people. We will have a short presentation on how to photograph your city then head out to the streets of Topeka to practice our craft. Tamron will have lenses to loan out to attendees, so you can see what different lenses do.

Saturday - May 5th: Intro to Landscape Photography: Join Pro Photographer and Tamron Technical Representative Jeff Allen for a fast-paced presentation on travel and landscape photography basics, including choosing and using the right lenses for your photo outings. Jeff will discuss angle of view, point of view, depth of field, shutter speeds, ISO settings and accompanying effects. Discussion will also include color balance, tripods and monopods, how technology like vibration compensation in lenses works, how it benefits you and many other useful tips.

Topeka, KS

Wolfe's Camera Shop

FREE classes

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Seminar/Workshop
5/4-5 Multi Vendor Mother's Day Specials

Charlotte, NC

Cardinal Camera

 

Specials
5/5

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Allentown, PA

Dan's Camera City

11am-3pm

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Workshop
5/6-11

M.A.R.S. (Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography)

MARS is a PPA Affiliate School, offering five days of intense training in photography, in an intimate, boutique environment. Our goal is to provide students with an outstanding experience in education and friendship, where small class size provides relatively personal instruction. The MARS experience is unique, and the end result is unlike any other event. At MARS, you'll learn in an environment of other photographers just as passionate as you, who want to take their image-making and business skills to the next level. And the friendly atmosphere allows everyone to feel unintimidated to ask questions. The experience gained at MARS will allow you to take what you've learned and implement techniques and ideas into your own practices.

Cape May, NJ

Grand Hotel

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Conference
5/7

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Brick Township, NJ

The Photo Center

6:30pm-10pm

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Workshop
5/7-12

Yellowstone Photography Symposium

Our goal presenting this symposium is to provide you with the opportunity to understand and photograph Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding Yellowstone Ecosystem with a level of understanding and insight few rarely achieve. You will listen, engage and learn from experts in the fields of geology, biology and herpetology of the Greater Yellowstone Basin. You will be busy, focused and engaged in those disciplines that will give you the opportunity to understand, practice and improve your nature photographic skills. This knowledge and skill will translate to facets of your photographic base which you can take forward in your local home environment while giving you a unique insight into one of the most magical geological and interesting natural systems in the world...Yellowstone National Park.

West Yellowstone, MT

Perfect Light Camera

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Symposium
5/9

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Vineland, NJ

T&F Camera

6pm-10pm

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Workshop
5/9-13 The Biggest Week in American Birding

Oak Harbor, OH

Black Swamp Bird Observatory

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5/11

Sports Photography with Tamron

Join Tamron’s Mike Pazandak to learn tips on how to capture action as it happens.  Indoors or outdoors, we’ll discuss the importance of light when photographing any sport.  Discover how anticipation, panning, focus, and multiple burst modes will decrease the number of missed shots and blurry images.  This class will give you the tools to approach photographing sports the correct way.  In return, you’ll capture more consistent and stunning shots.

Burnsville, MN

National Camera Exchange

$20.00

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Seminar
5/11

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Greenville, NC

ASAP Photo

6pm-9:30pm

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Workshop
5/11-12

Tamron Tours Presents...A Day at the Rawlings Conservatory

This workshop will start with an inspirational lecture presented by Tamron's professional photographers, Armando Flores &Patrick Nagle, covering macro and nature, as well as lens selection, camera settings, composition and more.

Baltimore, MD

Service Photo

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Tamron Tours Presents
5/11-12

Photo Palooza

Packed with over 35 classes and seminars tailored just for you to learn your camera. Vendors will be on hand both days to answer your questions.

St. Louis, MO

Creve Coueur Camera

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Photo Palooza
5/12

Vivid Landscapes with Tamron

Whether you are standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon or just trying to capture colorful flowers in your garden, this seminar will provide you with the helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects.  We will help you see and manipulate light to create the right exposures,  powerful compositions, and understand what lens to use and why.  Stop wondering  “Why don’t my images my images come out the way I want?”  This seminar will show you how to make the most of your landscape photography.

Roseville, MN

National Camera Exchange

$20.00

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Seminar
5/14

Krohn Conservatory Butterflies of Madagascar

FREE loaner lenses available from Tamron. Tamron rep Bob Sims will be on hand to answer all your questions.

Ft. Mitchell, KY

K&R Photographics

5:30-7:30pm

Workshop
5/15-16

Landscape & Wildlife Workshop at Kensington Metropark

Tuesday - The seminar will help you see and manipulate light to create the right exposures, create powerful composition, and understand what lens to use and why.

Wed - Workshop at Kensington Metropark, hands-on shooting and Tamron loaner lenses available.

Wareford Twp, MI

Camera Exchange

Fee: $35

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Workshop
5/15-18

National Park Photography Workshop

National park photography workshops will be held over four days, giving participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, night skies, light painting and post-production techniques.

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, Zion National Park, UT & Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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Workshop
5/15

Hands-On Portrait Workshop with David Guy Maynard

A Simpler approach to mastering location and studio Portrait Photography - And a helping hand to Homeless Veterans & Families through our friends at Volunteers Of America."

PROCEEDS FROM TICKET SALES AND DONATIONS GO TO THE VOA FUND!

Auburn, AL

Hilton Garden Inn

Hosted by Camera Graphics

6pm-9:30pm

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Workshop
5/16

Capturing Great Nature Photos

Join photographer Damion Fearron as he takes you on a photographic & educational journey from the small world of macro photography to capturing amazing wildlife images and last but not least the magnificent landscape.  Here is your chance to get some helpful hints and learn proper techniques on how to best capture beautiful images of all these subjects. Damion will cover subjects such as correct camera settings, composition and looking for that good light. Join us as we present this informative and fun seminar on capturing great nature images!  

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

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Seminar
5/18

Macro Photography Seminar & Hands-on Workshop

Mike Moats has had success with his macro photography, being published in many photo magazines, contest wins, and selling thousands of prints at art shows. He has analyzed what makes his images successful and will teach you how to take your photography to the next level, and how to create your own personal style. Learn what are the best lenses, tripod/head, accessories, and camera functions for the beginner/intermediate macro photographer. Bring your camera and try out Tamron’s macro lenses to get great macro images by the end of class.

Salem, CT

Held at Gardener Lake Fire Co.

Hosted by Photo Connection of Colchester

6:00pm-9:00pm

$49.99

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Workshop
5/18-19

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to The Louisville Zoo

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife and nature lecture presented by Tamron's professional photographers, Erica Robinson & Armando Flores. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more.

Louisville, KY

Murphy's Camera

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Tamron Tours Presents
5/18-19

Wildlife Seminar and Photo Workshop at Shalom Wildlife

Friday - 6-8pm: Wildlife Class at Art's

Saturday - 10am-4pm: Meet at Shalom Wildlife Zoo. Wander the grounds to capture unique shots. Loaner lenses available. Lunch included

Greenfield, WI

Art's Cameras Plus

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Seminar/Workshop
5/18-20

Capture! PhotoCon

Expand your creativity. Sharpen your artistic skill-set. Fuel what inspires you. Push past what’s holding you back as a photographer. At Capture! PhotoCon, you’ll meet others with goals and aspirations just like yours, in an unpretentious and energizing atmosphere. Accomplished professionals and groundbreaking creatives will share their tips and insights over three fun-filled days!

Phoenix, AZ

Ability 360 Conference Center

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Conference
5/19

Photo Fest

 

Brick, NJ

The Photo Center

Sales
5/19-20

Creative Photography Conference presented by Meredith Images

Learn from some of the industry's most creative instructors including Tamron Image Master, Mike Moats! In camera techniques; post-processing including textures, composites and Topaz; iPhoneography; Lensbabies and much more!

Southbridge, MA

Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center

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Conference
5/20-22

NANPA

The NANPA Nature Celebration is open to anyone interested in nature photography. Our speakers will be discussing the state and future of photography as well as issues concerning the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. There will be sessions by bison and wolf researchers, keynote speakers, Lightning Talks, panel discussions and so much more. We will gather together for gallery walks, in coffee shops, impromptu photo shoots, and other fun activities around Jackson. You'll receive a link to the Sched app after registration to keep you up-to-date on all the activities -- and to locate friends or find new ones!

Jackson, WY

Jackson Center for the Arts

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Conference
5/31-6/2

Photoshop World

Photoshop World is a live 3-day creative event jam-packed with hands-on trainings, fun events, networking and opportunities to interact and meet the best instructors in the Photography and Design community. With 6 specialized tracks each day and over 100 classes and live shoots, regardless of your skill level we have the right training for you.

Orlando, FL

The Hyatt Regency Orlando

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Conference
JUNE 2018
6/1-2

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife and nature lecture presented by Tamron's professional photographers,Jeff Allen & Armando Flores. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more.

Greenfield, WI

Art's Camera

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Tamron Tours Presents
6/13-14

National Park Photography Workshop

Night Skies Workshop will give participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, light painting and post-production techniques.

Great Sand Dunes National Park, CO

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Workshop
6/15-16

Waterfall Photography

Join Camera Corner and Tamron for a day long opportunity to photograph several waterfalls in Northeast Wisconsin. Camera Corner and Tamron staff will be available to help you capture images of the waterfalls. Items to bring include a tripod, DSLR camera with interchangeable lenses and manual settings, and a neutral density filter. Optional items to bring are wired shutter releases or polarizing filters. Tamron lens loaners available. The event is limited to a maximum of 25 people.

Green Bay, WI

Camera Corner

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Seminar/Workshop
6/18-22

UPAA Symposium

We'll be focusing on visual storytelling, both how to find and capture stories on your campus, and how to present them to your many audiences.

Winston-Salem, NC

Wake Forest University

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Symposium
6/22-24

Out of Chicago Summer Conference

Join some of the world’s greatest photographers in one of the greatest cities for architecture and street photography in the world — Chicago! Experience the Windy City like never before, with photography classes, photowalks, panel discussions, workshops, photography shootouts and the one-of-a-kind Out of Chicago photo crawl.

Downtown Chicago, IL

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Conference
JULY 2018
7/13-15 NECCC Photography Conference

Amherst, MA

UMASS

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Conference
7/27-29 Southwestern Michigan Council of Camera Clubs (SWMCCC)

Holland, MI

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Conference
AUGUST 2018
8/3-5 Carolina Photo Expo

Durham, NC

Sheraton Imperial Hotel

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Expo
8/9-10

National Park Photography Workshop

Night Skies Workshop will give participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, light painting and post-production techniques.

Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Workshop
SEPTEMBER 2018
9/4-7 The Portrait Masters Conference

Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Grand

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Conference
9/11-14

National Park Photography Workshop

National park photography workshops will be held over four days, giving participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, night skies, light painting and post-production techniques.

Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Workshop
9/21-23

American Birding Expo

The American Birding Expo is North America’s most extensive gathering of birding-related products, services, companies, destinations, and organizations. That's why we call it "the world of birding in one place!" Whether you’re a world-traveling bird chaser, just starting out as a bird watcher, or only interested in the birds in your backyard, the Expo has everything you need! Entry to the Expo is just $10* for the entire weekend. Come connect with the community of birders from North American and beyond!

Philadelphia, PA

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

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Expo
9/28-30 Black Hills Photo Shootout

South Dakota

Black Hills National Forest

Shootout
9/30-10/6

PSA Conference

A great way to meet people, view extraordinary photography, and renew longtime acquaintances.

Salt Lake City, UT

Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel

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Conference
OCTOBER 2018
10/5-9

Out of Moab

A unique hands-on landscape photography conference

Moab, UT

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Conference
10/16-19

National Park Photography Workshop

National park photography workshops will be held over four days, giving participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, night skies, light painting and post-production techniques.

Yosemite National Park, CA

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Workshop
10/25-27

PhotoPlus Expo (PPE)

PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo was founded in 1983, and is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. The show features over 100 educational seminars, Photo Walks and Master Classes, special Filmmaking and Drone sessions, the Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Reviews sponsored by WordPress.com & FUJIFILM, the Lucie Technical Awards, and over 200 exhibitors and brands displaying thousands of the latest equipment, products, and services for you to touch, try, and compare.

New York, NY

Javits Convention Center

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Expo
10/27-28

Mike Moats Macro Conference

This is a unique annual photo conference dedicated to macro photography. The conference is for all skill levels. There will be plenty of how-to lectures and five hours of photographing with varying subject matter. The speakers will be available to help participants with composing subjects and technical aspects. So you need to bring your camera, macro lens and tripod.

Middleburg Hts, OH

Crowne Plaza

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Conference
NOVEMBER 2018
11/2-4

Nature Visions

3 Full Days of Seminars, Lectures, and Workshops, along with a public exhibit of 500 photos juried in from members of the 8 sponsoring camera clubs in Maryland and Virginia.

Manassas, VA

Hylton Performing Arts Center, George Mason Univ.

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Seminars/Workshops
11/7-8

National Park Photography Workshop

Night Skies Workshop will give participants a sweeping course in sunrise, sunset, landscape, light painting and post-production techniques.

Saguaro National Park, AZ

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Workshop
11/13-15 Project Lunacy

Houston, TX

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Workshops
11/15-18

Festival of the Cranes

Come celebrate the return of sandhill cranes to Bosque del Apache during the 30th anniversary of Festival! This nationally recognized wildlife, birding, and photography festival offers 156 event sessions in 6 days.

Bosque del Apache

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Festival