Local and National Events

DateDescription Location Type
AUGUST 2018
8/17-18

Tamron Tours Presents...A Photo Walk at Armstrong Woods

This workshop will start with an instructional landscape and nature lecture presented by Tamron's Professional Photographers Jeff Allen and Janet Vuong. They will cover topics such as proper camera settings, composition, lens selection, capturing both the grand and macro landscape and much more. On Saturday, we will meet at Armstrong Woods entrance in Guerneville, CA. We will distribute loaner lenses and go over the day’s event, then we will begin our trek through the wandering trails of the park, photographing all along the way. Tamron will also have water and snacks available and distribute them to everyone before entering the nature center.

Santa Rosa, CA

Shutterbug Camera Shops

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$59

Tamron Tours Presents
8/22

Capturing Sunsets: Demo & Meet-up

Join Tamron at the Photo Center for an informative demo, speak with Tamron’s Technical Rep, Armando Flores, and Tamron Sales Rep, Patty Gregitis about the full line of Tamron lenses. Then join us for an exclusive hands-on Sunset photographic opportunity at Maclearie Park, located by the scenic Belmar Marina on Rt. 35, Belmar, NJ. Information will be shared on setting up for the image, what lenses to use, and more. Tripods and remote cords are recommended.

Brick, NJ

The Photo Center

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FREE

Demo
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
8/24

Wildlife and Pet Photography

Join Mike Pazandak from Tamron to learn more about how to take great Wildlife and Pet photos. In this quick moving class you will learn about exposure, composition, where and when to shot. You will also learn about gear and what equipment is great to bring with you.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Hampton Inn & Suites

Hosted by Photo Pro

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Seminar
8/25

Landscape and Travel Photography

Join Mike Pazandak from Tamron to learn more about how to take great Landscape and Travel photos. In this quick moving class you will learn about exposure, composition, process of setting up “the shot”, as well as what equipment is great to bring with you. After this class you will be shooting beautiful landscape and sunset photos.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Hampton Inn & Suites

Hosted by Photo Pro

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Seminar
8/25

Free Photo Critique

Have you ever wanted free professional feedback on your photos? Bring two JPEG images on a memory card and Mike Pazandak from Tamron and a Photo Pro team member will provide free image critique. Images will be reviewed anonymously with the whole group so we can all learn how to improve our photographs.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Hampton Inn & Suites

Hosted by Photo Pro

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Seminar
SEPTEMBER 2018
9/1

Baseball Photo Workshop

We'll get attendees prepared for shooting the big game! We'll have instruction, tips and tricks for shooting baseball from our instructor Tim Neumann. Then, Columbus Clippers Media Director and Historian, Joe Santry will bring his legendary knowledge of the game and the club with a presentation featuring an array of his famous photos. Joe will then take us on a tour of Huntington Park, named Ballpark of the Year by Baseballparks.com in 2009.

After our tour of the stadium, Tamron will be on hand with amazing loaner lenses that attendees will be allowed to use for free throughout the game. We'll photograph the game from our private suite, enjoy dinner as well as post-game fireworks!

Columbus, OH

Huntington Park

Hosted by Midwest Photo

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$79

Workshop
9/4-7 The Portrait Masters Conference

Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Grand

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Conference
9/6

Portrait Photography on location with Rick Friedman

Join Tamron and Bergen County Camera at the Brook Hollow Winery (bus transportation to/from Bergen County Camera included) where there will be a seminar given by Rick Friedman, wine tasting (21+ yrs only), hands-on shooting and more.

 

Westwood, NJ

Bergen County Camera

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$149

Workshop
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
9/7-8

Tamron Tours Presents...A Trip to the Fort Worth Nature Center

This workshop will start with an instructional wildlife lecture presented by Tamron’s Professional Photographers, Janet Vuong 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 Fort Worth Nature Center. Upon arrival we will make our way to the classroom to go over the days events and distribute loaner lenses. Tamron Sales Rep Ric Samuels and Fort Worth sales associates will also be on hand to assist you with any questions you may have.

Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth Camera

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$50

Tamron Tours Presents
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

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!). Topic will include: Lens Selection (and stuff you never thought you’d need!); Posing; Lighting; & Building rapport with your subject.

St. Perrysburg, OH

Kohne Camera

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$69.99 with $50 Kohne gift card to attendees

Seminar
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
9/14-15 Fall Expo Weekend / Multi Vendors

Charlotte, NC

Cardinal Camera

Expo
9/14-15

The Bikini Boot Camp

A 2 day intensive hands-on beach bikini workshop. In this lively 8+ Hour (total) Bikini Boot Camp Workshop, you will not only learn straight forward, useful information for taking better beach 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.

Bradenton, FL

Johnson PhotoImaging

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Early reg 8/15: $299.99+svc fee

After 9/5: $349.99+svc fee

Seminar/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
10/5-6

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
10/12

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
10/19-20

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
10/19-21

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
10/25-27

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
11/2-4

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