Local and National Events

Date Description Location
MARCH 2023

Arizona Portrait Slam

Portrait Slam is heading to Arizona! Join us at the Arizona Railway Museum on Saturday, March 25th from 4pm-7pm for a Western Wear inspired slam featuring: lenses by Tamron Americas, lighting by Tempe Camera, & wardrobe by Cloud Creations. Sponsored by Tamron Americas.

Chandler, AZ

Arizona Railway Museum

Click for Photographer ticket: $35

Click for Model ticket: $35


Women with Vision 2023 Online Photo Conference

Hunt’s Photo is honored to present Women with Vision 2023: Our second online weekend photography conference, which will feature eight professional women photographers. Women with Vision is all about inspiration, creativity, knowledge, empowerment, and more! The weekend will consist of online seminars featuring eight professional photographers (featured below) who will discuss a variety of photographic topics, from landscapes to macro, wildlife to lifestyle, and more! Hosted by Hunt’s Photo Education’s Emily Hojnowski, the weekend will also include a panel discussion that will very specifically answer issues that women face in the field and in the photo industry. This photography conference is for women, but all are welcome to attend! The presentations will be so dynamic and multi-faceted that everyone will benefit from attending.


Hosted by Hunt's Photo

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3/24-29 5 Days of Tamron - Spring Edition

Sacramento, CA

Mike's Camera


Photorama 2023

Join the NJ Federation of Camera Clubs for Photorama 2023, for a day long celebration of photography with professional photographer Roman Kurywczak, sponsored by Tamron. During the morning Roman will take everyone on a nature photography journey with his programs “For the Love of Landscapes” and “Photographing Wildlife – From Portraits to Flight.” His wonderful programs cover everything you need to know about nature photography.The afternoon session begins with “Macro Redefined” an exploration of tips and tricks needed to take your closeup photography to the next level without having to rely on a tripod. Many people are comfortable with creating shallow focus closeup images, Roman will show you how to achieve consistently tack sharp images, all in a single frame, simply by using a flash, and handheld! Rounding out the day, is our hands-on Macro workshop. Attendees will have an opportunity to try out the skills they learned in “Macro Redefined” with various set-ups throughout the conference center. Be sure to brings your camera, lens and flash. Participants will also be able to borrow equipment from our vendors.

Edison, NJ

Middlesex County College

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Precision Camera University Weekend 2023

PCU, short for Precision Camera University, is our education and community outreach program. This PCU Weekend is a two-day, hands-on photography workshop getaway. We're bringing in some of the best instructors from around the country so that you can spend the weekend knee deep in photography!

Georgetown, TX

Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel

Hosted by Precision Camera

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$149 until 2/28

3/31-4/2 Idaho PPA Convention

Meridian, ID

Courtyard By Marriott

Sponsored by pictureline

3/31-4/3 WYPPA Conference 2023

Casper, WY

Ramkota Hotel

Wyoming Camera Outfitters

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APRIL 2023

NPPNW Spring Meeting

The 2023 spring meeting of NPPNW will be April 1st at Centralia College. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 a.m. The invited speaker will be Christopher Balmer. Chris is a professional nature photographer who has been highly successful in the sale of stock and fine art images. In addition, Chris operates Photo Adventure Workshops which provide one-on-one training in worldwide settings. Chris morning presentation is entitled Mastering Histograms and Metering The afternoon presentation is entitled Creating Efficiency and Consistency."

Centralia, WA

Centralia College-Corbet Theater

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Welcome to the photography event that you can mold to fit your needs. Want to do hands-on shooting classes and photo walks for 3 days straight? Go for it. Want to focus on all business? Have at it. Want to plan some shoots with models and friends? Hit the trade show floor and network with vendors? You get the idea. ShutterFest is whatever you need it to be. Make it what YOU want! Shoot. Learn. Party.

St. Louis, MO

St Louis Union Station

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Refining from Chaos: Street Portraits with Glynn Lavender

Join Hunts, Tamron Americas, and Tamron Global Ambassador Glynn Lavender on a journey of fascinating places and faces. Learn how to capture dynamic, personal portraits of people amongst the chaotic, bustling laneways and streets we encounter whilst traveling and how to simplify your process to ensure you get the best out of each location you visit.


Hosted by Hunt's Photo

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7:000pm-8:30pm ET



Let’s Go Monochrome

Which images should be converted? What should you look for in your own photographs and How to adjust an image for the best tonal contrast? Armando will also discuss color theory within black and white photography to help in your editing process. A color image can have many B&W outputs, let’s discover them together.

Pasadena, CA

Samy's Camera

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Mini Trade Show

McBain will host the biggest names displaying the best products the photographic industry offers. Each Mini Photo Tradeshow will feature a unique slate of exhibitors and offer up exclusive deals, door prizes and the opportunity to get top-tier advice from experts.

Edmonton, AB, Canada

McBain Camera

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Florida's Birding & Photo Fest

The 2023 Birding & Photo Fest will feature the return of festival favorites, world-class photographers along with new professionals and instructors who will offer technical training opportunities and more birding in-field programs than ever before.

St. Augustine Beach, FL

Celebration Hall, St. Anastasia

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Photography at the Ballpark

Tickets include free soft drinks until the 8th inning, access to the finely appointed, climate-controlled indoor area behind the seats, and additional access to the YG Club.
5:30pm-6:30pm: Sports photography seminar led by Jeff Allen in the YardGoats Club
6:30pm-8:30pm: All-You-Can-Eat buffet in private dugout suite
7:00pm-End of Game: Live-shooting from your seats outside the suite with use of Tamron loaner lenses at no charge. You’ll actually be closer to Home Plate than the pitcher is!

Hartford, CT

Yard Goats Stadium

Hosted by Camera Bar


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Let’s Go to the National Park

In this photography class, explore the vast photographic opportunities in our national parks. In this class, Erica Robinson, will discuss their creative process of how to capture the best images while on a trip through some of America’s most beautiful locations. We will discuss topics such as researching your location, what to pack, look before you shoot, elements of a good image, looking at light and much more. Come along as we journey to and capture amazing images of our national parks.

Los Angeles, CA

Samy's Camera

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Go Wild! Essentials for Photographing Wildlife

Australian professional animal photographer Alex Cearns has travelled the globe for over fifteen years and has photographed wildlife on all 7 continents. From the jungles of Vietnam, to the red beaches in the Galapagos, to the icy tundra of the Antarctica, she has experienced extreme landscapes, intense heat and freezing cold, and uncooperative subjects. Peppered with entertaining stories about her wildlife photography trials and tribulations, including some near death experiences (!!), Alex will share her seven essential factors to elevate your animal portraits, regardless of environments, conditions, or distractions. This presentation is a must for those who want to get the best from their wildlife photography – it will leave you with a sense of wanderlust to photograph animals through new eyes.

Los Angeles, CA

Samy's Camera

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MAY 2023

Biggest week in American birding

Organized and hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory, The Biggest Week In American Birding is a 10-day festival in northwest Ohio, “The Warbler Capital of the World!” Immerse yourself in spring songbird migration and experience some of the best birding North America has to offer. The festival has something to offer beginner and seasoned birders alike, with bird identification workshops, guided birding trips, birding by canoe, daily walks at the world famous Magee Marsh, American Woodcock field trips, keynote presentations, a Birder’s Marketplace, and evening socials with free food and music. Come for a few days or stay for the whole 10-day celebration.

Oak Harbor, OH

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Everyday Stories Table Top Photography!

In this class, Tamron Tech Rep, Jillian Bell, will show you how to build your scene. See how changes in lighting and angle of view can change the story and create new perspectives. With an attention to detail and your imagination, creativity can grow in this controlled setting.

Pasadena, CA

Samy's Camera

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Bisti De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Join Erica and Ken from Tamron Americas, alongside guide Kialo Winters of Navajo Tours USA, on an amazing photography workshop in the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness. During this workshop we will be guided through remote locations of the Bisti Badlands to photograph highlights such as the Valley of Dreams, the Giant Mushroom, the Egg Hatchery, and more.

Farmington, NM

Home2 Suites by Hilton

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Magic of Alaska Workshop

Magic of Alaska: Tamron Tour in Sterling, AK, USA

Join Photographers Erica Robinson and Ken Hubbard along with Tamron Ambassador, Lisa Langell, on this small-group photography workshop to the truly magical Kenai Penninsula of Alaska! This unique region is often called "Alaska in Miniature" because virtually every Alaskan wildlife habitat type except Arctic tundra is represented here.  This tour will provide any nature-loving individual with an experience of a lifetime!  The crowd-free atmosphere gives you the peace, flexibility, mental and physical space to photograph Alaska from your own unique point of view. In addition, your caring leaders are experienced and skilled photographers who will help provide advice, instruction and guidance that enables you to create incredible images of Alaska. This truly is a world-class experience. See itinerary for further details."

Sterling, AK

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Limited to 6 participants



Iceland Photography Workshop

Join Erica and Ken from Tamron Americas, alongside guide and professional photographer, Thor Jonsson, on an amazing photography workshop in Iceland. This workshop covers some of the best parts of Iceland in and around the South Coast, home to many of Icelands most picturesque locations. Our journey will highlight locations such as Vik, Vestrahom, Black Sand Beaches, the Glacier Lagoon, Skogafoss, Reynisdranger, and many more!


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Limited to 10 participants