Local and National Events

DateDescription Location Type
SEPTEMBER 2018
9/21-22

Tamron Tours Presents...A Day at the Butterfly Place

This workshop will start with an instructional lecture presented by Tamron's Professional Photographers, Erica Robinson and Patrick Nagle. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, composition, lens selection and much more. On Saturday we will meet at Newtonville Camera where we will take a bus to the Butterfly Place where we will distribute loaner lenses and go over the days activities. Tamron Sales Rep Andrew Martin and Newtonville Camera will also be on hand to assist and answer any questions you may have.

Waltham, MA

Newtonville Camera

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$119

Tamron Tours Presents
9/21-22

Good Earth State Park Photo Walk

Join us for this two day photography workshop at Good Earth State Park.

Fri, Sept. 21 | 6:30-8:30pm - Outdoor Photography Seminar @ Harold's Photo
Sat, Sept. 22 | 9am-3:30pm - Shooting @ Good Earth State Park

A selection of Tamron loaner lenses will be available for use. Tamron and Harold's Photo staff will serve as photowalk guides.
Attendees should dress appropriately based on weather conditions, and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Sioux Falls, SD

Harold's Photo

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$50 + fees

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
9/22

Aurora Seminar and workshop

Join Tamron at Alaska Camera for an informative demo, speak with Tamron’s Technical Rep, Jeff Allen, and Tamron Sales Rep, Ben Hutchinson about the full line of Tamron lenses. Then join us for an exclusive hands-on photographic opportunity at Chena Lakes Recreational Area, located at 3780 Laurance Rd, North Pole, AK 99705. Information will be shared on setting up for the image, what lenses to use and more!

Fairbanks, AK

Alaska Camera

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$75

Seminar/Workshop
9/28-29

Wildlife Prairie Park

Attend a seminar on shooting wildlife at our store on Friday and then on Saturday we will meet at the Wildlife Prarie Park at 3826 N. Taylor Road, Hanna City, IL 61536. Tamron will have all their lenses on hand ready to loan out to participants. Jeff Allen will be on hand during the shoot and will be providing great tips to get the best shots. Wildlife Prairie Park is a 2,000 acre zoological park which is often referred to as a jewel in the Midwest. The park is home to over 150 animals; that’s 50 different species that are native to Illinois which include wolves, bison, waterfowl, black bears, elk, cougars, otters and much more.

Peoria, IL

Peoria Camera Shop

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$49

Seminar/Workshop
9/28-29

Wildlife Seminar & Photo Workshop

Join Tamron Friday, September 28th 6-7pm at the Legacy store location for an informative seminar on How to Photograph Wildlife presented by Tamron Tech Rep Armando Flores. Speak with Tamron Sales Rep Mike Pazandak about the full line of Tamron lenses. On Saturday, September 29th we will take a guided photo tour of the Lee G. Simmons Conservation & Wildlife Safari Park, lunch will be provided. Following this we will conduct an image review and critique back at Rockbrook Camera Legacy store.

Omaha, NE

Rockbrook Camera

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$49.99

Seminar/Workshop
9/28-30 Black Hills Photo Shootout

South Dakota

Black Hills National Forest

Shootout
9/29

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to Silo City

This workshop will start with an instructional lecture at Delaware Camera presented by Tamron's Professional Photographers, Erica Robinson and Damion Fearron. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, composition, lens selection and much more. We will then meet at Silo City at 120 Silo City Row for a 2.5 hour tour within the Silo City historical American & Perot grain elevators. Tamron Sales Rep Andrew Martin & Delaware Camera sales associates will also be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have.
*Please note that Silo City Vertical is not recommended for those with a fear of heights. Participants in this tour must be physically able to go up approximately 100 feet (ten stories) of stairs and a short interior ladder to reach the top - and then come back down! The elevators have been out of commission for years, so stairs are the only way to go."

Buffalo, NY

Delaware Camera

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$79

Tamron Tours Presents
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
10/5-6

Nature up Close with David Guy Maynard

A 2 day hands-on Macro & Nature photography workshop. Friday evening classroom style presentation covering tools and techniques to produce stunning nature & macro images. Saturday hands-on shoot at Meade Botanical Gardens.

Orlando, FL

Colonial Photo & Hobby

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Early reg by 9/5: $229.99 + svc fee

After 9/5: $249.99 + svc fee

Seminar/Workshop
10/5-9

Out of Moab

A unique hands-on landscape photography conference

Moab, UT

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SOLD OUT

Conference
10/4, 6 & 11

Birds of Prey 3 part Photography Workshop with Tamron

Workshop includes an evening of classroom instruction at Mike's Camera, followed by a Saturday morning photo session with birds of prey at at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood with FREE lens rentals from Tamron, and a follow up critique & in-store gallery showing.

Evening Lecture: Thursday October 4, 2018

6:30PM-8:30PM (Park Meadows or Denver Store)

 

Photo Session: Saturday October 6, 2018

8:00AM-11:00AM (at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood)

 

Critique & Gallery Showing: Thursday October 11, 2018

6:30PM-8:30PM (Park Meadows or Denver Store)

Boulder, CO

Mike's Camera

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$149 + svc fees +$10 park entrance fee

Workshop
10/6

Cemetery Walking Tour

Join us at the historic Glendale Cemetery in Akron. While you tour the cemetery, try out a Tamron lens or Manfrotto tripod, and utilize our staff. Along with walk leader John VanSteenberg, several associates will join us on the tour to help you with your camera and lens settings. We’ll help you capture that spooky scene in time to have it printed for Halloween!

Akron, OH

Glendale Cemetery

Hosted by Van's Camera

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$30 portion donated to cemetery flower fund

Workshop
10/12

Tamron Tours Presents...A Day at Lakota Wolf Preserve

This workshop consists of a Friday morning lecture where you will meet photographers Ken Hubbard & Damion Fearron during a classroom style presentation. After the presentation we will board a bus that will take us to a full hands-on workshop at the amazing Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia NJ with guidance from Ken, Damion and Tamron Sales Rep Patty Gregitis. Free Tamron loaner lenses will be available. After Lakota we will head down the road to Brook Hollow Winery for a wrap up of the days activities and a free wine tasting. You must be 16 or older to attend this workshop and 21 and older to participate in wine tasting.

Farifield, NJ

Unique Photo

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$250

Tamron Tours Presents
10/13 Breakfast with Charley presentation on Travel Photography

Urbandale, IA

Machine Shed

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FREE

Presentation
10/13

Anniversary Photo Celebration Week Sale

From October 6th to October 14th 2018 we will be celebrating our 68th year in business! Each day during the week long celebration we will have an event to celebrate. Along with our staff, our teachers and all our manufacturers we will be here to educate, entertain and interact with you, with classes, workshops, and speakers. Book your calendar now for this week long celebration!!! There will be raffles and some great deals too!

San Diego, CA

Nelson Photo

Sale
10/13

Tamron Expo

Wildlife & Nature Seminar: 10:30-11:30am

Animals from the Elmwood Park Zoo: 11:30am-1:30pm

Travel & Landscape Seminar: 2:30-3:30pm

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

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FREE

Seminars
10/14

Lens & Camera Demo Day

Join the crew from Mike’s Camera at Sacramento Zoo to test drive the latest cameras, lenses and photography accessories in a beautiful setting with amazing animals. 

Try the most exciting new cameras, lenses and accessories from leading camera manufacturers including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Sony, Fuji, Tamron lenses, Sigma Lenses and ProMaster accessories.

 

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Zoo

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9am-4pm

 

Demo Day
10/14

Photography at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Professional and amateur photographers are invited to capture the Aquarium’s wildlife during exclusive “photographers only” hours. Meet vendors, test new equipment, attend workshops, and meet other wildlife photo enthusiasts.

Long Beach, CA

Aquarium of the Pacific

Hosted by Tuttle Cameras

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$29.95 pp, $26.95 for Aquarium members.

 

Workshop
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
10/19-20

Urban Photo Workshop

Join Camera Corner and Tamron for an opportunity to photograph urban architecture and landscapes. We will start at the Milwaukee Art Museum. From there we will stop at Wisconsin Avenue and venture along the Riverwalk. Our last stop will be at the Mitchell Park Domes. Tamron and Camera Corner staff will be available to help you capture images. Items to bring include DSLR camera, tripods, and filters. Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Loaner Tamron lenses will be available. The event is limited to a maximum of 25 people.

Green Bay, WI

Camera Corner

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$49.99

Workshop
10/19-20

Nature up close with David Guy Maynard

In this lively 7+ Hour (total) Macro & Nature Workshop event, you will not only learn straight forward, useful information for taking better Macro and Nature photos, but for taking better photos in general. An understanding of light and the proper tools are essential. Davids approach to these is simple, straight forward, and stresses minimum gear & maximum results.

Miami, FL

Pitman Photo

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$249.99 + fees

Workshop
10/19-20

Fall Demo & Classes

Join Tamron at Overland Photo Supply for two informative clases and demos. Speak with Tamron’s Technical Rep, Jeff Allen about the full line of Tamron lenses! Information will be shared on setting up for your specific image, what lenses to use, and more.

INTRO TO WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR: FRIDAY: 6:00pm-7:30pm
INTRO TO LANDSCAPE & TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINA: SATURDAY: 10:30am-NOON

Overland Park, KS

Overland Photo Supply

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Register in store or call (913) 648-5950

$15 single seminar, $20 both seminars

Demo & classes
10/19-21

42nd Annual Hunt's Show

Hunt’s Photo & Video is proud to present our 42nd Annual Hunt’s Show: A weekend filled with sales, seminars, sensor cleanings, and more! Our Annual Hunt’s Show brings in the biggest names in cameras and camera-related gear to show off their latest innovations and products in our Melrose superstore, including Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Fuji, Sigma, Tamron and more. The Hunt’s Show is also full of sales and promotions at all of our store locations, and they’re oftentimes the best prices you’ll get throughout the holiday season.

And if you need a break from all the sales, we also have our FREE Hunt’s Show Seminars, sponsored by Hunt’s Photo Education. We work hard to produce a weekend filled with high quality educational offerings and not seminars filled with sales pitches. This year, we will have seminars throughout the weekend from Hunt’s Photo Educators, professional photographers, and manufacturer reps to inform and inspire.

Melrose, MA

Hunt's Photo

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Show
10/18, 20 & 23

Birds of Prey Photography 3-Part Workshop with West Coast Falconry & Tamron Lenses

Join Mike's Camera Sacramento & West Coast Falconry for a three-part birds of prey photography workshop! Workshop includes an evening of classroom instruction at Mike's Camera, followed by a Saturday morning photo excursion with birds of prey at West Coast Falconry in Marysville, complete with Tamron lens rentals, and then a follow up critique & in-store gallery opening.

Lecture at Store - October 18th 6:30-8:30pm (at Sacramento Store)

West Coast Falconry - October 20th 8:30-11:30am (at West Coast Falconry in Marysville)

Reception at store - October 23rd 6:30-8:30pm (at Sacramento Store)

Saacramento, CA

Mike's Camera

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$159 + svc fees

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.

Tamron Sponsored speakers: Register for seminar

Lisa Langell: Elevating Your Nature Photography into Art, Part 1, Elevating Your Nature Photography into Art, Part 2

Erik Valind: Capturing Dancers on the Streets of New York

Glynn Lavender:Travel Portraits: The Art of Photographing People You Don't Know

Jonathan Thorpe: Hyper-Realistic Portraits

Andre Costantini: Finding the Light

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
11/2-3 Fall Demo Weekend

Cincinnati, OH

ProCam

Demo
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
11/8 Portrait Workshop: Different lenses for application and effects

Rockford, IL

Camera Craft

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$50, with $15 discount if register by 9/29

Workshop
11/9-10 Fall Demo Weekend

Aurora, IL

ProCam

Demo
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
11/16-17 Fall Demo Weekend

Livonia, MI

ProCam

Demo
11/17

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to the Belliingrath Gardens and Home

On Saturday Nov. 17th we will meet at Bellingrath Gardens and make our way to the classroom for an instructional nighttime and travel lecture presented by Tamron’s professional photographers Jillian Bell and Damion Fearron. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, capturing night images, composition, lens selection and much more. After the seminar we will have a late lunch followed by loaner lens distribution. Once all lenses have been loaned out we make our way to the gardens for hands on instruction and to photograph the beautiful light displays. Tamron sales rep Jeff Voegeli and representatives from Calagaz will also be on hand to help answer any of your questions.

Theodore, AL

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Hosted by Calagaz Photo

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$59

Tamron Tours Presents