Local and National Events

Date Description Location

Sunset Photo Meet-Up

Join Brendan Fitzpatrick from Howell, NJ, Cardinal Camera & Tamron manufacturer rep Patty G. for an evening of sunset photography at one of New Jersey’s premier marinas along the Atlantic Coast.

Belmar, NJ

Belmar Manutti Marina

Hosted by Cardinal Camera

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9/21-23 Anniversary Sale

San Diego CA

George's Camera


Abstract Photography with Joe Edelman

Abstract photography is Art with no boundaries. It is an opportunity to ignore the rules and have complete creative freedom with your images. We will begin by creating a new understanding of the endless possibilities of abstract photography and how it can help you improve your photography regardless of the genre you shoot. Joe will help you break down the gear he uses to create his abstract images, and we will lay the foundation for you to develop more creative skills and become a better, more creative photographer. He will share tips that will help you see and think about your subjects in ways you never have before.


Hosted by Murphy's Camera

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KEH Trade-In

Get incredible deals on Tamron lenses during the Stewart’s Photo KEH Trade-in event. Special in-store savings combined with national rebates, PLUS the value of your trade-ins! Call or stop by Sept. 28th thru 30th.

Anchorage, AK

Stewarts Photo



DigitalFest is the biggest photography event in the Intermountain West. We'll be bringing together the Utah Photo Community for two days packed full of classes, workshops, expert knowledge, and tons of stellar gear to help you level up your craft.

Receive $20 Digi-Dollars* with each ticket purchased. *Digi-Dollars can be used at the retail store during the event.

Salt Lake City, UT


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9/30 #HauntSlam

Junction City, OR

Focal Point Photography


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Macro Workshop-Tack Sharp Images without a Tripod with Roman Kurywczak

Come join professional nature photographer and Tamron Pro, Roman Kurywczak, as he shares with you all of his technical tips and tricks needed to take your closeup photography to the next level without having to rely on a tripod. This is a 3-hour session, and each session is limited to 20 participants.

Greater Lynn Photographic Assoc

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2 Sessions:
9am-12pm & 1pm -4pm


Photo Day at Pioneer Village

Join us for our 9th annual Camera Canada Photo Day, returning this year to Fanshawe Pioneer Village in London. Major camera manufacturers will be on-site with the latest in telephoto and wide angle lenses for you to try with your own camera. Or try out a new camera! Tour the village in search of the perfect photo opportunity and get tips from our Camera Canada staff or industry experts from Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sony, Sigma, Panasonic, Pentax, and more.
Ticket Price includes admission to the village, refreshments, and a sandwich lunch. Advance tickets only.

ON, Canada

Fanshawe Pioneer Village

Camera Canada

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$15 CAD


Aquarium of the Pacific

Take the photos you have always wanted, borrow equipment, and avoid the crowds. Meet vendors, test new equipment, attend an intro workshop, and meet other wildlife photo enthusiasts.

Long Beach, CA

Tuttle Cameras

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6pm-10pm PT



Majestic Moments: Photographing Fall Foliage at Great Camp Sagamore with professional photographers Kurt Gardner and André Costantini

The Adirondacks are the one of the best locations on the east coast for photographing fall foliage and Great Camp Sagamore is one of the best locations in the Adirondacks.  And because we planned this workshop to be at the historical peak of autumn color there will be endless opportunities for stunning photography at and around the legendary Great Camp Sagamore.  One of the many highlights is the sunrise over Sagamore and we will have multiple opportunities to capture this breathtaking moment!

Raquette Lake, NY

Great Camp Sagamore

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$1,850/pp all-inclusive


Popcorn Park Zoo Photo Meet-Up

Join Amanda from The Photo Center of Brick, NJ & manufacturer's rep Patty G. from Tamron for a day of photographing the wonderful rescue animals of Popcorn Park Animal Refuge located in the scenic Pine Barrens of Ocean County. This is home to over 200 animals and birds and is a non-profit 7-acre animal refuge and sanctuary. Our meet-up there will bring you many photo opportunities as well as making a donation to this wonderful facility. Free Tamron lens loaners will be available, as well as Tamron Bonus Rebates.

Forked River, NJ

Popcorn Park Animal Refuge

Hosted by The Phot Center

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$20 (donated back to Popcorn Park Refuge

10/6 & 8

Rust, Bolts, Metals and Scraps with Rick Gerrity

Photograph vintage cars, trucks, signs, you name it at this photographer's playground of old and some not so old eclectic memorabilia.

10/6: In-person lecture, 6:30pm-7:30pm

10/8: Photo Meet-up, 10am-1pm

Howell Twnsp, NJ

Hosted by Cardinal Camera

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Haunting Virginia City: An Introduction to Videography

This workshop is designed for photographers who are interested in getting acquainted with videography. While this class is open to all levels, having a general understanding of your camera and its functions is strongly recommended. In this two-part class, we will provide basic instruction on how to shoot a short film. During the classroom portion, George Yamamoto will go over the basics, including stage setup, lighting, camera angles, and staging and blocking your actors. The following day, we will meet at the freight depot in Virginia City to shoot your spooky film.

Reno, NV

Action Camera

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10/6-8 October Fest

Las Vegas, NV

B&C Camera


Creative Flower Photo Conference

Jackie Kramer will be teaching her creative style of flower photography, Lisa Cuchara will teach light painting with flowers, Padma Inguva will be teaching flowers on light pads, Donna Eaton teaching her post processing with flowers, and I (Mike Moats) will be teaching getting the flowers all in focus without having to focus stack. Plus, many other styles of creative flower photography. You will have an opportunity to apply these new skills during the shooting times each day, so bring your camera gear.

Seekonk, MA

Ramada by Wyndham

Sponsors: Hunt's & Tamron

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Portrait Slam: #SpringfieldSlam

Portrait Slam is heading to Springfield, MA! Join us Sat., Oct. 14th from 3pm-6pm at Indian Orchard Mills for a Streetwear inspired slam feat.: lenses by Tamron Americas, lighting by Nanlite USA, prizes by Hunt's Camera, pose coaching by Dynasty Models INC, wardrobe by Cashed Out Vintage, & makeup by Jazmyn Thomas. Sponsored by Tamron Americas & Nanlite USA

Indian Orchard, MA

Indian Orchard Mills

Hunt's Photo

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3pm-6pm ET


Portrait Slam: #BostonSlam

Portrait Slam is heading to Boston, MA! Join us Sun., Oct. 15th from 3pm-6pm at the Shirley-Eustis House for a Gothic Halloween-Haunt inspired slam ft..: lenses by Tamron, lighting by Nanlite, gear by Hunt's Camera, wardrobe by Vivant Vintage, pose coaching by Dynasty Models INC, & makeup by Jazmyn Thomas. Sponsored by Tamron & Nanlite

Roxbury, MA

Shirley-Eustis House

Hunt's Photo

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3pm-6pm ET


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



Fall Sales Event

Glenview, IL

ABT Electronics


Digital Expo

4 Day Multi-Vendor Demo

Tamron Rep in the following locations

• Thursday 11/16 – Colorado Springs
• Friday 11/17 – Boulder
• Saturday 11/18 – Lone Tree
• Sunday 11/19 – Denver

Boulder, CO

Mike's Camera


Digital Expo

4 Day Multi-Vendor Demo

Tamron Rep in the following locations

• Thursday 11/16 – Pleasant Hill
• Friday 11/17 – Sacramento
• Saturday 11/18 – Menlo Park
• Sunday 11/19 – Dublin

Sacramento, CA

Mike's Camera


Lakota Wolf Preserve

November 27 & 28 - Join Tamron & Cardinal Camera, and get ready to capture the wildlife pictures of a lifetime in an outdoor setting that's superb for photographers. Your photo experience at Lakota Wolf Preserve includes packs of Tundra, Timber, and Arctic wolves in a natural setting. You'll also see the bobcat and lynx which live on the reserve in the mountains of the Delaware Water Gap in Knowlton Township, Warren County, NJ.

November 27th, 6:00 p.m. -- You'll start with a class led by Tamron Field Services Manager Ken Hubbard.

November 28th, Two Sessions: 8:30 am or 1:30 p.m. We'll meet up at our destination, the Lakota Wolf Preserve

Free Tamron lens loaners will be available for use throughout the event.

You must be at least 16 years of age to participate in this workshop

Knowlton Township, NJ

Hosted by Cardinal Camera

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Cash 4 Cameras

Las Vegas, NV

B&C Camera


Photography Workshop in Tanzania

Join Tamron professional photographers, Erica Robinson and Ken Hubbard, led by the experienced guides of Sababu Safaris, on a once-in-a-lifetime photographic journey to Tanzania. Here, you will be surrounded by incredible scenery, wonderful people, and an abundance of wildlife. Our travels will begin in the city of Arusha, then take us through Tarangire National Park, the Southern Serengeti Ndutu Plains for the great wildebeest migration, the Ngorongoro Crater, and end in West Kilimanjaro. Along the way we will stop to visit with local tribes, participate in a sunrise hunt with the Hadzabe bushmen, distribute solar lights with the Datoga, and spend a full day with the Maasai. This is an experience not to be missed, photographically and educationally. See full itinerary for details.


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Limited to 9 participants