Local and National Events

DateDescription Location Type
JULY 2018
7/19

The Art of Macro Photography

When considering the smaller scale, every detail plays a bigger role to identify the subject, decrease distraction, and create a truly impactful image. We will discuss how to use the equipment needed to successfully create macro images; composition and lighting; and common post-production practices.

Easton, PA

Dan's Camera City

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$20 with $20 gift card

Seminar
7/20-21

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to the Tracy Aviary

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife and nature lecture presented by Tamron's Professional Photographers Damion Fearron and Patrick Nagle. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more. On Saturday we will take a bus from Farr’s to the Tracy Aviary then make our way to the Birdfeeder Cafe where we will distribute loaner lenses and go over the days activities. Tamron sales rep Marc Morris will be on hand to answer any questions you may have

Ogden, UT

Farr's Jewelry

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$129

Tamron Tours Presents
7/20-21 & 7/28

International Crane Foundation

Join us for this 3-part workshop with The Camera Company and Tamron.
Day 1 - Friday July 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Jeff Allen will hold a seminar at our Eastside store, providing tips on lens selection and photographing these majestic birds.
Day 2 - Saturday July 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: We will meet up with Jeff at The International Crane Foundation, the only place on Earth where you can see all 15 of the world's crane species! We will begin our day with a presentation from the Foundations
educational staff. Then Tamron will loan out lenses to help you capture that perfect shot. As we wander the grounds photographing the Cranes and surrounding nature, Jeff will be on hand to answer any questions and guide us through the experience.
You are encouraged to bring a bag lunch (bottled water and a variety of light refreshments provided).
Day 3 - Saturday July 28, from 10 a.m. to Noon: Review and discuss the photos participants captured of the cranes.
If you have questions please call 608-246-9052

Madison, WI

The Camera Company

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Seminar/Workshop
7/25

The Unofficial Field Guide Live: Capturing Amazing Images Across America

After traveling millions of miles and taking hundreds of thousands of photographs professional photographers Ken Hubbard & André Costantini will share their secrets and techniques to getting amazing photographs anywhere. The presentation will feature images from your area in addition to their greatest hits from a collective 40 years of experience.

Kenmore, WA

Kenmore Camera

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FREE

Seminar
7/27-28

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to the Peregrine Fund World Center for Birds of Prey

This workshop will start with an instructional bird & wildlife lecture presented by Tamron’s Professional Photographers, Erica Robinson and Armando Flores. They will cover topics such as proper camera setting, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more. On Saturday we will meet at the entrance to the Peregrine Fund World Center for Birds of Prey between 7:45–8:00am. After a brief orientation we will make our way to the classroom to go over the days events and distribute loaner lenses. Tamron Sales Rep Marc Morris and Idaho Camera sales associates will also be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have.

Boise, ID

Idaho Camera

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$99

Tamron Tours Presents
7/27-29 Southwestern Michigan Council of Camera Clubs (SWMCCC)

Holland, MI

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Conference
7/28

Capturing Great Landscape and Nature Photos

Join Tamron USA tech rep, Damion Fearron for a 1.5 hour presentation at Berger Brothers on Nature and Landscape Photography to ensure you capture the best shot from small world of macro all the way to magnificent landscapes! Register today to assure your seat.

Syosset, NY

Berger Brothers

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FREE

Seminar
7/28

Virginia City Sundown Workshop

Join Action Camera and professional photographer Ken Hubbard as they take you back in history to photograph a true wild west town. Meet us in Virginia City, Nevada just before sunset and we will make our way through the town to photograph this iconic city. From golden hour through the darkness of night Ken Hubbard, Tamron Sales Rep Ben Hutchison and representatives from Action Camera will be on hand to answer all your question and help you capture the sights and sounds of this colorful city. We will go over proper camera settings, techniques on how to capture the best low light images as well as painting with light. So join us for a step back in time and a fun night of photography.

Reno, NV

Action Camera

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$20

Workshop
7/30 Tamron Demo Day

Idaho Falls, ID

Perfect LIght Camera

Demo Day
AUGUST 2018
8/3

Sunset & Landscape Seminar & Workshop

SEMINAR: Friday, 5:00pm-6:00pm—Attend a seminar on shooting sunsets and landscapes at our store located at 49 Church Street, #2008, Burlington, VT 05401. This seminar will last about an hour with plenty of time left for questions and answers. Manfrotto will be present offering trade-in specials on tripods and camera bags!
WORKSHOP: Friday, 7:00pm-9:00pm—We will meet at Lake Champlain Waterfront Park for a hands-on sunset/bluehour shooting session with Tamron’s Tech rep Jeff Allen. Free Tamron Lens Loaners for attendees.

Burlington, VT

LeZot Camera

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$24.99 with 24.99 credit towards Tamron lens purchase

Seninar/Workshop
8/3

Wildlife Photography Seminar with Shannon Wild

Join Professional Wildlife Photographer, Shannon Wild at Nelson Photo as she shares adventures and the challenges of working with wild animals in some of the harshest environments on earth. Shannon will detail how she captured her favorite images along with useful tips to take your photography to the next level.

San Diego, CA

Nelson Photo

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$29

Seminar
8/3-4

The Guest House at Graceland - Photoexpo

We are excited to announce PHOTO EXPO 2018 Memphis at Graceland! This year’s Expo will be a unique experience in an iconic city, at a venue that would make the KING proud.

We are looking forward to a jam-packed weekend with hands on training, keynote speakers, model shoots, an interactive trade show, and incredible networking opportunities. This will be a rocking photography experience for everyone involved at the Birthplace of Rock and Roll and Home of the Blues.

Memphis, TN

The Guest House at Graceland

Presented by Bedford Camera

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Photoexpo
8/3-4

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to the Northwast Trek Wildlife Park

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife lecture presented by Tamron’s Professional Photographers, Erica Robinson and Damion Fearron. They will cover topics such as proper camera setting, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more. On Saturday we will board a bus from Robi’s Camera in Lakewood and make our way to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Upon arrival we will make our way to the classroom to go over the days events and distribute loaner lenses. Tamron Sales Rep Ben Hutchinson and Robi’s sales associates will also be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have.

Lakewood, WA

Robi's Camera

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$129

Tamron Tours Presents
8/3-4

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Multi-Vendor event from 10am to 6pm

SATURDAY SEMINAR: Landscape Photography: From Your Backyard to the Grand Canyon

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 helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects. This presentation will help you see and manipulate light to create the right exposures, create powerful composition, and understand what lens to use and why! So, stop wondering, “Why don’t my images come out the way I want?” This seminar will show you how to make the most of your photography.

Charlotte, NC

Cardinal Camera

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Call to register: 704-541-7488

FREE

Seminar
8/3-5 Carolina Photo Expo

Durham, NC

Sheraton Imperial Hotel

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Expo
8/4

Senior Perfection - The Art of Senior Portraits

Join Bob Sims, Tamron Rep. and professional photographer, as he shares some of his best Senior images (and how he photographed them!). Topics will include: Lens Selection (and stuff you never thought you’d need!); Posing; Lighting; & Building rapport with your subject.

DEMO: 12:00pm-12:30pm— See the latest lenses and get your photo questions answered by Bob Sims. Bonus rebates on select Tamron lenses.
SEMINAR: 1:00pm-3:00pm—Welcome bag for all attendees.

Indianapolis, IN

Roberts Camera

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FREE

Seminar
8/4

Wildlife Photography Seminar with Shannon Wild

Join Professional Wildlife Photographer, Shannon Wild at George's Camera as she shares adventures and the challenges of working with wild animals in some of the harshest environments on earth. Shannon will detail how she captured her favorite images along with useful tips to take your photography to the next level.

San Diego, CA

George's Camera

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$29

Seminar
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
8/11

Wildlife Photography Seminar with Shannon Wild

Join Professional Wildlife Photographer, Shannon Wild at Milford Photo as she shares adventures and the challenges of working with wild animals in some of the harshest environments on earth. Shannon will detail how she captured her favorite images along with useful tips to take your photography to the next level.

Milfrod, CT

Milford Photo

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MORNING SESSION:
9:30AM – 11AM

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$29

AFTERNOON SESSION:
12:30 – 2PM

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$29

Seminar
8/11

Capturing Great Travel & Landscape Photos

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 and landscape photography and bring home photo memories like never before!

Lancaster, PA

Perfect Image

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FREE

Anniversary/Lecture
8/23

Timing is Everything: Kids Sports Photography

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 your kid’s sports the correct way.

Easton, PA

Dan's Camera City

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$20 with $20 gift card

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

Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Grand

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Conference
9/6-8

Wyoming Photo Fest 2018

We welcome you back to the 9th annual Wyoming Photo Fest. It’s back bigger than ever! This year’s festival has joined up with the Casper’s Art Walk! Wyoming Camera Outfitters will be having their largest sales day of the year!  We will have free workshops available to the public.

 

Casper, WY

Wyoming Camera Outfitters

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Photo Fest
9/8

Lens & Camera Demo Day

Photograph a wide range of gardens and collections across 24 acres with an ever-widening diversity of plants from all corners of the world. These distinctive gardens define and celebrate a Western identity, and a unique high altitude climate and geography.

Denver, CO

Denver Botanic Gardens

Presented by Mike's Camera

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Demo day
9/9

Lens & Camera Demo Day

Enjoy using the FREE gear while you wander throughout the Zoo and capture your best shots of the local inhabitants. You’ll also want to head up to The Overlook to capture the spectacular panorama of the City of Colorado Springs and the plains below.

Colorado Springs, CO

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Presented by MIke's Camera

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Demo Day
9/11

Tamron Tuesday Macro

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. Join us for this fun, creative photography topic that is accessible to every photographer.

Mentor, OH

Dodd Camera

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FREE

Seminar
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
9/28-29

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
9/28-30 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
10/5-6

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to Sylvan Heights Bird Park

This workshop will start with an instructional bird & wildlife lecture presented by Tamron’s Professional Photographers, Patrick Nagle and Jeff Allen. They will cover topics such as proper camera setting, capturing moving animals, composition, lens selection and much more. On Saturday we will take a bus from ASAP Photo to Sylvan Heights Bird Park. After a brief orientation we will distribute loaner lenses. Tamron Sales Rep Greg Hearst & ASAP Photo sales associates will also be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have.

Greenville, NC

ASAP Photo

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$119

Tamron Tours Presents
10/5-9

Out of Moab

A unique hands-on landscape photography conference

Moab, UT

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SOLD OUT

Conference
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
10/16-19

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