Local and National Events

Date Description Location
MAY 2022
5/20 Meet the Tamron Rep

Salt Lake City, UT

Allen's Camera

11am-5pm

5/21 Meet the Tamron Rep

Salt Lake City, UT

pictureline

10am-3pm

5/21

Studio Photography Workshop

Join us for a hands-on studio photography workshop taught by Ben Hutchinson of Tamron and Nate Woods of Focal Point Photography. If you're brand new to studio photography or looking to grow your skills, this workshop is for you! Join us first for a presentation showing all the basics of studio photography from posing to lighting. Next we'll head into the studio to practice what we've learned with two models and multiple lighting sets. Ben will demonstrate shooting with flash and continuous lighting while showing you how to guide your model. This event is the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you may have about studio photography and get hands-on practice with professionals.

Dallas, OR

Focal Point Photography

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$25

5/24 Tech Webinar

Let’s Go Into Darkness: A Guide To Photography When The light Is Limited

Join Erica Robinson as we discuss all things night sky photography! Photographing our night skies takes more than just the willingness to find a dark space. In this webinar we will discuss how we research and plan for our trip, proper gear to pack, and cover some tips and tricks to upgrading our imagery. Let's go into darkness!

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by TAMRON

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2:00pm ET

FREE

5/24

One Scene, Many Ways

We all have a different photographic view. Let us explore the many different subject matters that can be found in one location. From the ground up, join Tamron Tech Rep, Jillian Bell, for this webinar to explore and capture the basics of Landscapes, Close-up, Portraits and finally Wildlife photography.
Q&A to Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by The Camera Shop

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6:30pm ET

FREE

5/25

Photo Meet-Up at the Seaside Heights Boardwalk

Join us for a fun filled photo meet-up adventure to the magnificent Seaside Heights Boardwalk.  Experience the excitement of the boardwalk at dusk, as we stroll through the vendors, rides, food stands and games.   Feel the excitement, energy, lights and sounds of the evening while learning from one of the best on “Photographing America, one small town at a Time” Pro Photographer, Rick Gerrity.

Seaside Heights, NJ

Hosted by The Photo Center

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5:30pm - 8:30pm

5/27-28 Tamron Summer Expo

Littleton, Co

Englewood Camera

5/27: 9am to 6pm

5/28: 9am to 5pm

5/28

Portrait Slam

DX models, cosplayers, photographers & videographers: join us for a cyberpunk inspired slam at Portland's Empowerment Central PDX featuring: lenses by Tamron USA, lighting by Pro Photo Supply, wardrobe by Metro Boutique, & makeup styling by Kylie on the Beat & Jon Jacob. Sponsored by Tamron USA.

Portland, OR

Pro Photo Supply

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$35

5/29

One Light, One Model. The art of using light.

Are you a new photographer and want to learn how to use lights? Lights are important because they give you the ability to create on any day in any condition. JV Studios, in collaboration with Pro Photo Supply  and Tamron, will be hosting a beginner photography session. This is a 3-hour session taught by Jacob Valentine. The topic of focus is going to be basic lighting techniques using both constant and strobe lights. This is class also includes a 1-hour shooting session for photographers to try out lights and ask questions with the teacher. The class is on May 29th at 11am at 215 SE Morrison st. Portland OR 97214. This class is $50/ per person. We have 15 spots for this class. Any Questions you can call Jacobsen at 5038394023.

Portland, OR

Hosted by Pro Photo Supply

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$50

JUNE 2022
6/3-4 Summer Expo

Pewaukee, WI

Art's Camera

6/4

Saturday’s In the Park / Birds, Binoculars, and Big Lenses

Stop by and get to know our fine feathered friends in the Photo Park! Try out lots of different gear, and learn more about how to select binoculars and lenses to get a closer look at the birds in your backyard and beyond.

10:00 AM-1:00 PM: Free Tamron lens loaners to try, Tamron Rep on site offering in-store specials.
11:00 AM: Choosing & Using Binoculars
12:00 PM: Birds of the Lehigh Valley presented by The Lehigh Valley Audubon Society

Allentown, PA

Dan's Camera City

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6/6-7

Wyoming Camera Summer Expo

Casper, WY

Wyoming Camera Outfitters

6/7 Tech Webinar

The Art Of Composition: Tales From A Crop-Acholic

Join Jillian as we go beyond basic composition. After discussing the types of composition, she will use image diagraming to demonstrate how utilizing placement, leading lines, and visual clues can better emphasis a subject. Look at how one image can change this emphasis in different ways. Jillian has a knack for cropping creatively based on the photo’s purpose. We’ll explore: Tension vs Resolution, Balance vs Asymmetry… and so much more.

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by TAMRON

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2:00pm ET

FREE

6/7

Low Light and Into The Night

Photographing in minimal light situations can prove challenging but can also lead to beautifully unique images. In this webinar, we will go back to basics to understand how our camera equipment functions in low light, how best to control apertures, shutter speeds, and ISOs, as well as share tips to enhance our creative approach. This guide will show you how photographing the moon, playing with light painting, expressing movement, finding the Milky Way, and more, are all reasons to keep your camera out when light dwindles.
Q&A to follow!

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by CameraMall

Hosted by Woodward Camera

7:00pm ET

FREE

6/9-11 Mike's Camera Annual Tent Sale

Sacramento, CA

Mike's Camera

6/10-11 Summer Sales event

Madison, WI

The Camera Company

6/10-11 85th Anniversary Sale

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

6/10-12 75th Anniversary Sale

Fairfield, NJ

Unique Photo

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6/14

Garden Photography

Join professional photographer Ken Hubbard for a fast-paced educational webinar on Garden and Landscape photography.  He will take you from your backyard garden to some of the most beautiful privately run gardens and then on to the grand landscape, giving helpful hints all along the way.  He will go over helpful techniques such as using reflectors and diffusers, choosing the right lens, controlling your depth of field, proper exposure and much, much more.  So come along and join in on what is sure to be a colorful and dynamic webinar!
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by The Camera Shop

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6:30pm ET

FREE

6/17

Tamron Day

Meet & Greet with Tamron Rep, Mike Pazandak. Join us in-store to show off all the latest Tamron lenses including the new 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD. Bring in your current Tamron lenses compatible with the Tamron Tap-in console and Mike will check to make sure your firmware isup to date. Tamron will also be offering bonus mail in rebates on select Tamron lenses.

Sioux Falls, SD

Harold's Photo

9am-5pm

6/18

Hot Rods, Cruisers & Classics with Rick Gerrity

Join Pro Photographer, Rick Gerrity, Cardinal Camera and Tamron as we stroll down Main Street, Lansdale, PA to photograph the Fairmount’s Under-the-Lights Car Show.  We will depart from Cardinal Camera and casually stroll block after block to photograph the custom and antique cars.  This is guaranteed to be a great photo opportunity, don’t miss out on this fun filled evening.  Free Tamron Lens Loaners and Store Specials will be available to all who join us.

Lansdale, PA

Cardinal Camera

 

6/23 Meet the Tamron Rep

Sedona, AZ

Rollie's Camera

12pm-5pm

6/24 Meet the Tamron Rep

Phoenix, AZ

Foto Forum

11am-5pm

6/25 Meet the Tamron Rep

Tempe, AZ

Tempe Camera Repair

10am-5pm

6/28 Tech Webinar

Let’s Go To The Botanical Garden: A Guide To Better Plant Photography

Botanical gardens are a great resource for photographers of all levels. From the architecture to the flowers, there's always something new and different to capture. But taking pictures in a botanical garden can be tricky. The light changes and the wind may blow your subject out of place. Join Tamron Tech Armando in this webinar to learn how to shoot in different lighting conditions, what lens you should be using, and how to make your plant photos pop!

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by TAMRON

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2:00pm ET

FREE

JULY 2022
7/5 Tech Webinar

Let’s Take A Trip: A Guide To Better Travel Photography

Good travel starts far before you set foot on the plane or get behind the wheel of a car. Join Ken Hubbard in this webinar where we will talk about all stages of our travel photography adventures. From research and planning to packing, to the creating of images, this will be a great guide to help you further your travel photography.

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by TAMRON

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2:00pm ET

FREE

7/12

Lenses, Location & Lighting: Portrait Photography with André Costantini

What does it take to make a great portrait?  You need to find the right lens as well as the right light. Join us for a free webinar with professional photographer, Andre Costantini, and learn some of the fundamental elements to consider when creating location portraits. Topics covered include understanding of the portrait lens, understanding the placement and quality of light, as well as creating the light you want that helps to build the image and make it a “Memorable Portrait”.
Q&A to Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Dan's Camera City

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1:00pm ET

FREE

7/15-16 Tamron Summer Expo

Littleton, Co

Englewood Camera

7/15: 9am to 6pm

7/16: 9am to 5pm

7/26 Tech Webinar

Beauty In Your Backyard: A Guide To Capturing Images Close To Home

The light, the angles, the bustling of tourists on the streets—there's nothing quite like the excitement of being a photographer in a new city! But what if you can't travel for a shoot, and all you have is your own hometown? In this webinar, Tamron Tech Janet will show you how to photograph your own city like a tourist. You'll learn how to incorporate new angles into your photography, how to use light to maximize your composition, and how to keep your eyes peeled for unique ways of framing familiar buildings or places.

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by TAMRON

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2:00pm ET

FREE

AUGUST 2022
8/5-6

Photo Expo 2022

Two full days of classes, hands-on demos, photo walks, trade show and more

Little Rock, AR

Robinson Center and Double Tree Hotel

Bedford Camera

OCTOBER 2022
10/20-22

PhotoCon 2022

PhotoCon 2022 will be the largest conference of its kind in state history! PhotoCon is a three-day interactive complete immersion into all things photography. Photographers, Models, Food Trucks, Manufacturer Reps, Trade Show, Hands-On Workshops, Formal Classes, Photo Booths, Door Prizes, Photo Critiques, Contests and so much more!

Oklahoma City, OK

Embassy Suites Hotel

Hosted by Bedford Camera

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10-24-26 Joshua Tree NP Workshop

Joshua Tree NP Workshop

Join Tamron Professional Photographers Erica Robinson and Ken Hubbard on a photographic adventure to the unique landscape of Joshua Tree National Park. Our photo adventure will begin with a meet and greet dinner to go over the workshop activities, followed by blue hour photography session led by Erica and Ken. From there we will have multiple field sessions to photograph some of the most iconic landscape spots and of course the star of the show, the trees. This is truly a trip not to be missed.

Twentynine Palms, CA

Joshua Tree NP

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$1399

10/29-30

Wings Over Houston

One of the top air shows in the United States, this premier Houston event is dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft, along with the thrills of modern aviation, and has supported a variety of local and national charities during its 37-year history. Tamron will be in the Photo Pit with loaner lenses available to capture the high speed long lens action.

Houston, TX

Ellington Airport

Hosted by Houston Camera Exchange

 

DECEMBER 2022
12/7-10 Monument Valley Workshop

Monument Valley Workshop

Join Tamron Professional Photographers Erica Robinson and Ken Hubbard on a photographic adventure to a place like no other in America, Monument Valley. Our journey will begin with a meet and greet seminar to go over the weeks activities, followed by a moonlit night photography session led by a local Navajo guide . From there we will have multiple field sessions to photograph some of the most iconic landscape spots and hidden gems that only our guides can take us to. This is truly a trip not to be missed.

Oljatu-Monument Valley, UT

Monument Valley

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$2595