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Oregon Project Dayshoot Photo Exhibit

Project Day Shoot 30

When: Through August, 2014

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: Light Court Commons (White Stag Block) - 70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR 97201

The photos in the exhibit were taking by a wide variety of professional Oregon photographers as part of a historic statewide photo project. On July 15, 2013, more than 150 photographers set out to capture Oregon in all its breadth and depth over a 24-hour period. The results are more than 3,000 photos and 100 videos - 70 photos will be on display in the exhibit.

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Portland Squared 2014 Wide Format Gallery Opening

ASMP Portland Squared

When: Thursday, August 7, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Where: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Avenue
Cost: Free!
What: First Thursday Reception with snacks and drinks provided!

On May 16 and 17, more than 70 photographers converged on Portland for a 24 hour period to document a randomly assigned portion of four square miles. They used bikes, planes, cars, boats, and their own two feet as they captured our city from every possible angle. This gallery show displays the work and creativity that went into documenting the people, architecture and landscape of downtown Portland on that day.

An ASMP Oregon (American Society of Media Photographers) Event!

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Cutting Edge Tour with Adam Epstein

Cutting Edge Tour

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland
Time & Cost:

  • The Full Experience $295: 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Daytime Workshop $219: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Evening Seminar $79: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Coupon: Save $10 by using discount code: CETPRO

The Cutting Edge Post-Production Tour will show exactly what it takes to go from an empty timeline to a high-quality, ready-for-broadcast piece. By using the full, original source media and project files from some of the most popular recent pieces from the SNL Film Unit, Adam will share numerous techniques, theories and editorial insight into what goes into taking a piece from start to finish while under intense delivery deadlines.

  Designed for filmmakers and editors of all stripes, this all-day workshop will show you how to increase your speed and storytelling effectiveness, allowing you to plus whatever piece you need to deliver and add your own unique voice.


Panasonic Lumix G series Users Group

Panasonic Lumix G Series User Group

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am
Where: Pro Photo Supply Event Center - 1801 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR 97209
Cost: Free

This group is designed to bring together users of Panasonic’s Lumix G series interchangeable lens camera to discuss and trade ideas on how to best use the Lumix Micro Four Thirds cameras. This will be an informal get together at Pro Photo Supply’s event center. Mark Toal, the local Panasonic representative will lead the group and answer any questions you may have about your G series camera and lenses. Feel free to bring photos and ideas to share.

About Mark Toal

Mark Toal is a former professional photographer who now works for Panasonic. His web site is He also writes for the blog Mirrorless Photo Tips.

Workshop - Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, & Composition

Workshop - Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition

When: Saturday, September 6, 2014
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Pro Photo Supply Event Center - 1801 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR 97209
Cost: $159, Registration Required

Exposure: What is it? How do I control it?

Depth of Field: Why are my images under- or over-exposed? How do I know if my exposure is right and how do I correct it?

Composition: What makes a good composition? What should I look for?

This workshop will focus on the three main elements of photography. It is intended for all skill levels with an emphasis on the beginner and intermediate photographer. We will start the workshop in the classroom where we will present detailed information on the workshop materials. We will then break for lunch and head out into the field for hands-on shooting, help and instruction.

Attendees will be responsible for their own meals and transportation.

    Recommended Equipment:
  • Camera with Manual Controls
  • Tripod
  • Lenses varying from wide to medium focal length
  • Rain gera for you and your camera (Just in case)
  • Camera Manual (Optional)

Instructors: Gregg Kerber and Craig Clark

Canon in Action Tour!

Canon in Action Tour

When: September 13 & 14, 2014
Where: TBD
Ticketing Options:

  • Seminar: Saturday, September 13- $99
  • Speedlite Workshop: Sunday, September 14 - $299
  • DSLR Video Workshop: Sunday September 14 - $299

Bundle Options:
  • Saturday Seminar & Sunday Speedlite Combo - $349
  • Saturday Seminar & Sunday DSLR Video Combo - $349

Early Bird Registration Discount Use CIAPROPH20 to get $20 OFF!

Imaging Essentional Seminar 10:00am - 6:00pm - $99

In-depth Photography Instruction:Learn how to take photos like a pro! Topics include understanding light, exposure control, camera settings, lens choices, composition, adding HD video, and utilizing Speedlites

Speedlite Intensive Workshop 10:00am - 6:00pm - $299

Learn by Doing: Featuring live shooting with professional models, this in-depth Speedlite mastery program helps teach you comprehensive lighting techniques and allows you to build your portfolio.

DSLR Video Workshop 10:00am - 6:00pm - $299

Designed and taught by Amina Moreau of Stillmotion, this inspiring and informative class teaches camera movement, audio, lighting, and more using hands-on assignments, peer collaboration, and immediate feedback.


Intro to Off-Camera Speedlight Photography
with Westcott & Brandon Heiss

Off-Camera Speedlight Photography

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Pro Photo Supply Event Center - 1801 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR 97209
Cost: $15, Registration Required

This seminar will demonstrate how easy it can be to use portable speedlites both in the studio and outdoors. Don’t let theses lights intimidate you, as they can be amazing tools and chances are that you probably own at least one speedlite already! If the weather permits, we can travel outside to show just how portable these lights can be, and take some “on location” images. Bring your camera and speedlites to try out some of these fantastic tools of the trade.

For this presentation, Brandon will be using portable speedlites, along with a variety of light modifiers to enhance your images that will help your photography immediately. Let us show you how easy off camera flash photography can be and the beautiful results you can achieve by adding these light shaping tools to you speedlites.

Brandon is the Marketing, Education, and Top Pro Coordinator at F.J. Westcott, focusing on educating photographers who are new to the industry, or new to the world of lighting. Prior to joining Westcott, he taught photography for five years in higher education, and worked as a freelance photographer at Bowling Green State University.

Call of the Wild - A Benefit for Oregon Wild

Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

When: October 17, 2014
Where: Leftbank Annex - 101 north weidler street portland, or 97227

Join us as we announce the winners and celebrate Oregon Wild's 40th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, while building support for protecting Oregon's wildlands, wildlife, and waters for years to come!

Outdoor Photo Contest: Submit your photos by September 19! Submit Photos

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How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis

How to Wow

When: October 22, 2014

  • The Full Experience $295: 9:00am - 8:00pm
  • Daytime Workshop $219: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Evening Seminar $79: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: TBD
Coupon: Save $10 by using discount code: HTWPROPS

Jerry Ghionis' How to Wow Tour teaches posing, lighting, location selection, exposure, and expression for bridal, fashion, boudoir and portrait photography. Known as the “MacGyver” of photography, Jerry will show the audience how to create dramatic “wow” images in any situation. He will challenge himself and the audience to create a variety of photographic looks. He will explain in real time exactly what he does to problem-solve and the steps he takes to produce a “wow” shot.

He will share countless on-the-job examples of how to evoke emotions in challenging clients, how to find light that compliments the subject, and how to be more creative. He will then put all of that into practice in the classroom as he involves professional models and members of the audience to create an interactive photography educational experience like no other.


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