Local and National Events

DateDescription Location Type
SEPTEMBER
9/18

Meet-Up Review Session at Dan’s Camera City: 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Field Service Manager and professional photographer, Ken Hubbard at the Allentown location for an informative review session of the Tamron Tuesday Meet Ups, Q&A, and refreshments. Details of review to follow.  Please be sure to register for each event to receive review materials in September.

Allentown, PA

Dan's Camera City

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Review Session
9/20

Wildlife Park Safari Workshop

Join Tamron at a safari-style park and learn how to photograph wildlife at a safe distance from safari type vehicles in varying lighting conditions. In most cities, Tamron's tech team of photographers will present a one-hour seminar before heading out. Tamron long reach lens loaners will be available.

Camp Verde, AZ

Out of Africa

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Workshop
9/23

Wildlife Park Safari Workshop

Join Tamron at a safari-style park and learn how to photograph wildlife at a safe distance from safari type vehicles in varying lighting conditions. In most cities, Tamron's tech team of photographers will present a one-hour seminar before heading out. Tamron long reach lens loaners will be available.

Natural Bridge, VA

Virginia Safari Park

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Workshop
9/24-27

LightPro

We provide the perfect balance of business and shooting. Come spend time with all of our talented educators, learn and get connected. LightPro is completely customizable for every attendee, you will get the exact amount of classroom time and shooting time you choose, and as much or little coaching and feedback. Attend interactive classes on lighting, posing, videography, and composites. Check out a model and some lighting equipment and go shoot by the pool. Collaborate with coaches, mentors, and fellow attendees in the shooting lab or participate in a stylized evening shoot. For 4 days, step away from your everyday life and surround yourself with the most talented people in your profession. Work on your business model, learn the latest lighting techniques, hone your craft, inspire and be inspired!

St. Petersburg, FL

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

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Show
9/29-9/30 & 10/6

Adventure to Big Cats Rescue & Mid-Continent Railway Museum

Session One: Seminar with Jeff Allen - Friday, September 29th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jeff will reveal all his techniques for getting fantastic photos of wildlife. He will tell us all we need to know about selecting the best lenses for the job. He will also clue us in on how to make the most out of the equipment that we already own. Jeff will share a ton of information about composition and selecting the best shutter speeds and apertures to capture exciting photographs of the big cats.

Session Two: Big Cats Adventure - Saturday, September 30th
On day two, Saturday September 30th we will meetup with Jeff at the Big Cats Rescue in Rock Springs which is just outside of Baraboo. Jeff will be offering individual guidance

Morning Feeding Tour - Saturday, September 30th from 8:00am - 10:00am
There are only 20 spots available so sign up now! 
Experience the purest of animal instinct and rage of the big cats! Feel the true power and ferociousness behind the scenes in a true feeding frenzy. Also along the tour, learn the story of each cat and how they came to the rescue.  

We will have Tamron lenses available for you to use including the New Tamron 70-200 f2.8 G VC, Tamron 150-600 G VC and the Tamron 70-300 VC just to name a few! These lenses will also be available for you at our next stop.

The Mid-Continent Railway Museum, North Freedom
Saturday, September 30th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Following the Big Cats Adventure we will meet at the Railway Museum and photograph the trains and buildings at North Freedom.  Mid-Continent Railway is home to locomotives and rolling stock from the “Golden Age of Railroads”. There are operating trains as well as exhibits and buildings filled with cars under restoration. We will be free to roam the grounds and Jeff will be guiding us along on this photographic experience. At the museum, wide-angle will be the “order of the day”. However, there are endless opportunities for macro as well.

Session Three: Critique and Awarding of Prizes
Friday, October 6th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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We will meet at The Camera Company Eastside Location 4232 East Towne Blvd. to share and review some of the photos we took on the expedition.  We will share ideas about what worked as well as how we could have improved a shot.

 

Madison, WI - Eastside

The Camera Company

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There is a 3-session price along with a 1-day shoot session price

Workshop
9/30

Mastering Portraits - Portrait Workshop to Benefit Homeless Veterans and Families - Columbus OH

This very special photographic workshop event is to benefit our homeless veterans and families. We are so very proud to offer this event with the help of our wonderful friends at Dodd Camera, and Volunteers Of America, Greater Ohio Chapter! 

Admission: Nearly 50,000 of our country’s Veteran’s are homeless and in need of our help. In an effort to help give back to those who couragously served our country we are collaborating with Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio (VOAGO).

Normal ticket price is from $79.99 to $99.99, but this one is very special!

To attend simply bring three or more much needed items (per person attending) to the event: Laundry Soap, Lotion, Deodorant, Body Wash, and Socks of any size for men or women (new and unopened please). (Additional items or money donations welcomed as your heart and budget allows!)

Please note, you must register here and obtain your ticket for the event in order to reserve your seat!

Columbus, OH

Dodd Camera

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Workshop
OCTOBER
10/1-5

Out of Acadia

Take your landscape photography to the next level, with a one-of-a-kind landscape photography conference at Acadia National Park! At Out of Acadia, instructors will be with you every step of the way. From the classroom to the field, get guided, small-group instruction. Experience one of nature’s greatest creations from capture, to post-processing and print.

Bar Harbor, ME

Acadia National Park

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Conference
10/3-4

Photo Palooza Door County Trip

On Tuesday, 10/3 - Included in your ticket is a pre-trip seminar that will talk about the best lenses to use for what types of photos, and ideas of what to photograph on the trip. Join us for a fun-filled day (Wed., 10/4) visiting the best sites in Door County for photo opportunities. We’ll have a Tamron tech on board, along with a lens trunk for you to try out any and all lenses for every picture you’ll take. We’ll have lessons along the way from our experienced staff of photographers, giving you insights on taking the best photos.

Green Bay, WI

Camera Corner Connecting Point

10/3: 5pm-6pm - Pre-trip seminar

10/4: 11:30am-8:30pm - Door County Trip

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Seminar & workshop
10/5 & 10/8

Lakota Wolf Preserve

Join Tamron for an exciting 2-part workshop with the Lakota Wolf Preserve led by Field Services Manager and professional photographer, Ken Hubbard and Patty Gregitis of Tamron Sales Division. The event will begin on Thursday evening with a lecture covering useful photography tips and techniques that will benefit you on capturing great images at Lakota, as well as cover the guidelines of Lakota Wolf Preserve. Please note the lecture is very informative. On Sunday, Ken will guide you on a full hands-on workshop at the amazing Lakota Wolf Preserve followed by a wrap-up and free wine tasting at Brook Hollow Winery. Free Tamron lens loaners will be available for use throughout the event.

Westwood, NJ

Bergen County Camera

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Workshop
10/6-7

Mastering Portraits - 2 Day Hands-On Steampunk Photo Bootcamp - Vineland NJ

T&F Camera and "The Palace Of Depression"

Friday, Oct. 6th, 2017. 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - 2 hour Classroom Session at T&F - AND

Saturday, Oct. 7th, 2017. 10 AM to 2 PM - Hands-On Field Session at "The Palace of Depression"

 In this lively 2 day workshop/bootcamp event you will learn straight forward and useful techniques for taking stunning portraits anywhere. David will cover topics from posing and composition, to lighting techniques and choosing/using the right gear for the job. With an emphasis on staying portable, saving time and money, and just plain having fun doing it, David uses live demonstration and Hands-On teaching. This offers a truly effective learning opportunity for amateurs and pros alike. 

Vineland, NJ

T&F Camera

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Workshop
10/6-7

Lakota Wolf Preserve

Join Tamron for an exciting 2-part workshop with the Lakota Wolf Preserve led by Field Services Manager and professional photographer, Ken Hubbard and Patty Gregitis of Tamron Sales Division. The event will begin on Friday evening with a lecture covering useful photography tips and techniques that will benefit you on capturing great images at Lakota, as well as cover the guidelines of Lakota Wolf Preserve. Please note the lecture is very informative. On Saturday, Ken will guide you on a full hands-on workshop at the amazing Lakota Wolf Preserve followed by a wrap-up and free wine tasting at Brook Hollow Winery. Free Tamron lens loaners will be available for use throughout the event.

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

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Workshop
10/7

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Roseville, MN

National Camera

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Seminar
10/7

Camera Bar Fall Photography Workshop

Tamron’s ​Jillian ​Bell ​is ​back ​to ​focus ​on ​fall. Join ​us ​for ​this ​hands-on ​class ​featuring ​photo ​walks ​in ​two ​Hartford ​area ​parks. ​Take ​advantage ​of ​a ​selection ​of ​loaner ​lenses ​to ​practice ​on ​technique. ​Shoot ​side ​by ​side ​with ​Jillian ​where ​she ​will ​provide ​tips ​and ​tricks ​for ​macro ​photography, ​foliage ​photography, ​even ​some ​architecture. ​Live ​feedback ​will ​be ​available ​during ​the ​lunch ​critique, ​where ​we ​will ​return ​to ​Camera ​Bar ​to ​regroup ​and ​refuel.

Hartford, CT

Camera Bar

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Workshop
10/5-8 & 10/19

Door County Autumn Colors Photo Workshop

Spend a weekend photographing scenic Door County with photo experts from Tamron & Art's Photo Academy. This Photo Workshop will provide wonderful opportunities to photograph autumn colors, sunrises, sunsets and star-filled night skies. Some photo locations include Washington Island, Cave Point, Whitefish Dunes, Ridges Sanctuary, Peninsula State Park, and more. 

Kick-off class Thursday, October 5th at Art's Waukesha 6:00-8:00PM given by Tamron

Photo Weekend-Friday, October 6th-Sunday, October 8th, 2017.

Follow-up photo discussion-Thursday, Oct. 19th at Art's Waukesha 6:00-8:00PM

 

Waukesha, WI

Art's Cameras Plus

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Workshop
10/9

Mastering Portraits - Portrait Photography Workshop - Lansdale PA

In this lively 3.5 hour workshop you will learn straight forward and useful techniques for taking stunning portraits anywhere. David will cover topics from posing and composition, to lighting techniques and choosing/using the right gear for the job. With an emphasis on staying portable, saving time and money, and just plain having fun doing it, David uses live demonstration with real time results shown, and seminar styled teaching. This offers a truly effective learning opportunity for amateurs and pros alike.

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

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Workshop
10/9

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Bradenton, FL

Johnson PhotoImaging

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Seminar
10/10

From Your Backyard to the Grand Canyon

Are you getting ready to go on the journey of a lifetime, or a vacation with 20 family members to Walt Disney World? Do you like to take pictures of the tiny worlds in your backyard garden, or the grand landscapes of our National Parks? These questions and more need to be asked when it comes to choosing the right lens for the images you Would like to capture. Damion Fearron will go through the Tamron lens lineup and answer the question he gets asked most often, "Why did you use that lens?" This seminar will also cover subjects like, minimum focus distance, depth of field and the visual effects of focal length.

Lafayette, IN

Camera Outfitters - 2:00pm-6:00pm: Demo Day

Carnahan Hall - 6:30 - 8:00pm: Seminar

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Demo Day & Seminar
10/11

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Miami, FL

Digital Goja

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Seminar
10/12 & 10/14

Lakota Wolf Preserve

Join Tamron for an exciting 2-part workshop with the Lakota Wolf Preserve led by Field Services Manager and professional photographer, Ken Hubbard and Patty Gregitis of Tamron Sales Division. The event will begin on Thursday evening with a lecture covering useful photography tips and techniques that will benefit you on capturing great images at Lakota, as well as cover the guidelines of Lakota Wolf Preserve. Please note the lecture is very informative. On Saturday, Ken will guide you on a full hands-on workshop at the amazing Lakota Wolf Preserve followed by a wrap-up and free wine tasting at Brook Hollow Winery. Free Tamron lens loaners will be available for use throughout the event.

Allentown, PA

Dan's Camera City

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Workshop
10/13

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Overland Park, KS

Overland Photo Supply

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Seminar
10/13-14 Lakota Wolf Preserve

Allentown, PA

Dan's Camera City

Workshop
10/14

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Orlando, FL

Colonial Photo & Hobby

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Seminar
10/18-19

Saguaro National Park Night Skies Photography Workshop

National Park Trips Media (an Authorized Permittee of the National Park Service), Tamron USA and Hacidenda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort have teamed up to offer the 2nd Annual National Park Night Skies Photography Workshop in Saguaro National Park. With Saguaro cactuses standing 40-60 feet tall and crisp skies, Saguaro National Park is a spectacular destination for photographers. The workshop will immerse an exclusive group of participants into the art and science of night skies photography with an emphasis on capturing the Milky Way with Saguaro cactuses in the foreground. As an added bonus, we’ll also do a sunset and a sunrise shoot.

Tucson, AZ

Saguaro National Park

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Workshop
10/19

Wildlife Park Safari Workshop

Join Tamron at a safari-style park and learn how to photograph wildlife at a safe distance from safari type vehicles in varying lighting conditions. In most cities, Tamron's tech team of photographers will present a one-hour seminar before heading out. Tamron long reach lens loaners will be available.

Glen Rose, TX

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

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Workshop
10/20

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 1pm – 5pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

St. Louis, MO

Schiller's

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Seminar
10/20

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 1pm – 5pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Photo Pro

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Seminar
10/21

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 1pm – 5pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Charlotte, NC

Cardinal Camera

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Seminar
10/21

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 1pm – 5pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Campbell, CA

San Jose Camera

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Seminar
10/26-28

Photo Plus Expo

The PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is the largest photography and imaging show in North America, attended by nearly 20,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators from around the world.

New York, NY

Jacob Javits Convention Center

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Tradeshow
10/28

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Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 1pm – 5pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Austin, TX

Precision Camera

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Seminar
10/28-29 Macro Photo Conference with Mike Moats

Middleburg Hts, OH

Crowne Plaza

Sat: 8am - 6pm

Sun: 8am - 3pm

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Conference
NOVEMBER
11/2

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Spokane, WA

Huppin's

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Seminar
11/3-5 Nature Visions Expo

Manassas, VA

George Mason University

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Expo
11/9

Wildlife Park Safari Workshop

Join Tamron at a safari-style park and learn how to photograph wildlife at a safe distance from safari type vehicles in varying lighting conditions. In most cities, Tamron's tech team of photographers will present a one-hour seminar before heading out. Tamron long reach lens loaners will be available.

Santa Rosa, CA

Safari West

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Workshop
11/9

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Jackson, MS

Deville Camera & Video

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Seminar
11/9

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Columbus, OH

Dodd Camera

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Seminar
11/9

The Unofficial Field Guide - Live

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.

San Diego, CA

Nelson Photo

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Seminar
11/18

Keep On Clicking Tour

Tamron Tech Team members will be in-store from 12pm – 4pm to answer all of your photographic questions. Make sure to bring your camera to test drive the latest in Tamron optics. Later that evening, join us for a FREE educational lecture on travel, landscape and nature photography produced exclusively with Tamron lenses.

Kearney, NE

The Camera Doctor

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Seminar