Local and National Events

Date Description Location
 
JANUARY 2021
1/26
  1. 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 seminar, 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!
    Q&A To Follow

 

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by PROCAM

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7:00pm ET

FREE

1/27 The Art of Composition: Tales from a crop-acholic
Join Jillian as we go beyond a basic composition conversation. She will use image diagraming to demonstrate how utilizing placement, leading lines, and visual clues can emphasis your subject. Take a look at how one image can easily change focus. Jillian has a knack for cropping in creative ways. She’ll explore: Tension vs Resolution, Balance vs Asymmetry… Dare to let her take a crack at your photographs? Send in one of your own. Jillian will dissect a few submitted photographs to diagram for the whole class. (Image must be in .jpeg form 2MB or smaller. Instructions will be sent after registration.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Kenmore Camera

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10:00am PT

FREE

1/27 Let’s Go Into Darkness V.1: A Guide to Photography When the Light is Limited
Bring a tripod and venture into the night with Erica from Tamron. This how-to class will discuss techniques to photograph low light situations. First, what is low-key photography and how can we maintain detail within shadows. We’ll grab a flashlight and discuss fun painting with light techniques. Lastly, we’ll venture out and illuminate classic night photography skills looking to the stars for detail. Don’t be scared… join us.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Arlington Camera

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2:00pm CT

FREE

1/28

NEW SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS

Food and Product Photography, A Look at In-Home Still Life with Jillian Bell
Maybe you learned to cook or maybe you took up a new hobby? Join Jillian as she looks at still life photography from flat-lay and light tents, to environmental scenes. We will discuss common set-ups to best highlight your newest creations!

ONLINE WEBINAR

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7pm-8pm ET

FREE

1/28 Let’s Go to the Zoo: A Guide to Better Wildlife Photography
Let’s head to the zoo and capture some amazing wildlife images. In this seminar join Jeff Allen as he demonstrates how to capture the best wildlife images while in a controlled environment. Jeff will take you through the entire creative process from doing your research before you go to looking for the best light while there as well as techniques to capturing the best images. If you love wildlife photography and looking to improve your techniques come along on this trip to the zoo.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Competitive Camera

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4:30pm CT

FREE

FEBRUARY 2021
2/4

NEW SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS

Backyard Birding from Your Balcony with Janet Vuong
New to bird photography? So is Janet! Join her as she talks about the challenges of attracting and photographing various avian visitors from her balcony.

ONLINE WEBINAR

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7pm-8pm ET

FREE

2/11

NEW SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS

This Is Your Captain Speaking, A Guide to Great Airshow Images with Jeff Allen
Join Jeff as he shows you how to capture great images at airshows. From planes on the tarmac to those acrobatic and thrilling flyovers, Jeff will show you how to get the shots that will tell thrilling stories long after the airshow has flown off into the sunset. Jeff will discuss composition basics, using the right lens, shutter speeds, apertures, and ISO settings as well as some accessories to help you “do it right in the field” to save time in your editing.

ONLINE WEBINAR

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7pm-8pm ET

FREE

2/11 Let’s go to the Park: Urban Edition
Explore the possibility of the everyday. In this class Jillian Bell will first discuss creative opportunities photographing your local city park. The class accelerates into exciting possibilities within an amusement park. Lastly, we’ll skate over creative techniques to photograph action at your local skate park. Covering movement fast and slow; perspectives high and low; turning the ordinary into something wonderful.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Arlington Camera

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2:00pm CT

FREE

2/18

NEW SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS

Mysteries of Night Sky Photography with Erica Robinson
Just because the sun went down, does not mean our cameras need to be shut off. There is a whole beautiful world out there to photograph at night. Night photography can often come with challenges, but with patience, the understanding of our cameras, and using proper equipment, we can create stunning images.
In this free online seminar, we will focus on learning settings, composition, and tips and tricks to inspire you to photograph night scenes.

ONLINE WEBINAR

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7pm-8pm ET

FREE

2/19 Let’s Play Tourist in Your Own City: A Guide to Capturing Images Close to Home
Grab your camera and head out the door because we’re going to satiate that inner wanderlust with Erica. This class will serve as a practical guide to venturing out and exploring your city like a tourist – only with better images for your “gram”. So, go ahead and venture into downtown where photographic scenes are made up of shapes, lines, and reflections. And yes, foodie pics allowed!
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Kenmore Camera

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4:00pm PT

FREE

2/23
  1. 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 seminar, 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!
    Q&A To Follow

 

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Berger Bros

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7:00pm ET

FREE

2/25

NEW SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS

The Beauty of Landscape Photography with Ken Hubbard
It's a big world out there with amazing landscapes and we want to help you capture it all! Join Professional Photographer Ken Hubbard as he helps you fine tune your landscape photography skills so you don't miss out on taking the best possible images on your next adventure. During this seminar you will learn how to create the right exposure, approach your subject, and compose new angles and perspectives.

ONLINE WEBINAR

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7pm-8pm ET

FREE

2/25

PRO Webinar: Creating Wildlife Images w/ PRO Photographer, David Akoubian

Join Tamron Image Master and professional nature photographer, David Akoubian, as he discusses taking your wildlife photography to the next level. David will discuss the techniques to create environmental portraits of wildlife as well as simply recording images for natural history. Learn the importance of composition and how it can add a higher level of appreciation by the viewer when photographing wildlife.

David will discuss taking the stress out of exposure, allowing the photographer to create images during wildlife excursions. Learn the importance of preparing for a wildlife excursion while doing simple preparations at home therefore maximizing your enjoyment of once in a life time excursions. David will discuss his approach as to “practicing” in locations that will help hone your skills before entering a location. David has created a bird studio in his backyard, which led to his yard being designated a Certified Wildlife Sanctuary by the Audubon Society. Learn and be inspired by many images and tips!

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by The Photo Center

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4:00-6:00pm ET

$10

2/27

Wildlife Photography; Tips and Tricks for Capturing Portfolio-Worthy Wildlife Images with Alyce Bender

In this session, we will delve into wildlife photography. Topics covered will include finding wildlife, dressing for the occasion, in-field techniques, thoughts on composition, suggested gear, and maintaining ethical wildlife photography practices. This will give participants a broad base of understanding for wildlife photography, enabling them to go out into the field and capture images of animals everyone is sure to love!

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Bergen County Camera

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9:30am ET

FREE

MARCH 2021
3/9 Let’s Go to the Zoo: A Guide to Better Zoo Photography
Let’s head to the zoo and capture some amazing wildlife images. In this seminar join Jared Powersas he demonstrates how to capture the best wildlife images while in a controlled environment. Jared will take you through the entire creative process from doing your research before you go to looking for the best light while there as well as techniques to capturing the best images. If you love wildlife photography and looking to improve your techniques come along on this trip to the zoo.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Bergen County Camera

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10:00am ET

FREE

3/21

Early Morning Photo Shoot at Fort Desoto

Join Johnson PhotoImaging and Tamron for an early morning photo shoot at Fort Desoto. An excellent opportunity for some fantastic pictures of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and some of our feathered friends. Tamron will be there with an assortment of lenses to choose from to use during the event. Available lens mounts will be for Canon, Nikon, and Sony only. Lenses are available only as a first-come, first-served. Nikon and Canon Mirrorless owners will need to bring their adapters.

St. Petersburg, FL

Fort Desoto Welcome Center

Hosted by Johnson PhotoImaging

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7am-9:30am ET

FREE

3/23 The Art of Composition: Tales from a crop-acholic
Join Jillian as we go beyond a basic composition conversation. She will use image diagraming to demonstrate how utilizing placement, leading lines, and visual clues can emphasis your subject. Take a look at how one image can easily change focus. Jillian has a knack for cropping in creative ways. She’ll explore: Tension vs Resolution, Balance vs Asymmetry… Dare to let her take a crack at your photographs? Send in one of your own. Jillian will dissect a few submitted photographs to diagram for the whole class. (Image must be in .jpeg form 2MB or smaller. Instructions will be sent after registration.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Bergen County Camera

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10:00am ET

FREE

3/25

Tamron PRO Webinar w/ Alyce Bender: The Diverse Landscape

Grand landscapes have long drawn the photographer’s focus. From the mountains to the oceans, landscapes are all around. But how can we diversify our landscapes beyond just changing the environment? In this session, we will explore various landscape photography genres spanning from the traditional to intimate small scene and creative landscapes. Participants will learn about gear selection, maximizing traditional landscapes, how to see beyond the “Epic” view, and making the most of your time in the field.

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by The Photo Center

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4:00-6:00pm ET

$10

3/25-27

PhotoCon 2021

PhotoCon 2020 will be the largest conference of its kind in state history! PhotoCon is a three-day complete emersion into all things photography. Photographers, Models, Food Trucks, Manufacture Reps, Trade Show, Hands-On Workshops, Formal Classes, Photo Booths, Door Prizes, Photo Critiques, Contests and so much more!

Bricktown, OK

Aloft Hotel

Presented by Bedford's Camera

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APRIL 2021
4/6 Let’s Go To the Gallery: Women In Photography
Join Jared as he shines a spotlight on some of the major female contributions within the field of photography that you may or may not be aware of. From 1839 England all the way up to Tamron’s own Tech and Ambassador team here in the US and abroad. Log on to find who; past, present and future that have really affected our team as well as the industry throughout the last 180 years!
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Bergen County Camera

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10:00am ET

FREE

4/20 Let’s Go to The Beach: A Guide to Taking Better Seaside Images
Often we think of beaches as three main parts – sand, ocean and sky. But one beach is not like another. They each have uniqueness in their sands, tides, rock formations, marine layers, sunsets and sunrises. So join Erica Robinson in this seminar where we will cover from start to finish how we photograph a beach day! Topics will include how choose a location, what gear to pack, possible camera settings, and everything in between.
Q&A To Follow

ONLINE WEBINAR

Hosted by Bergen County Camera

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10:00am ET

FREE