The quarterly PMPA Print Competition will be held at 7 p.m Thursday, July 11, at a location TBD. This year’s competitions feature some big changes, most notably the fact PMPA has gone digital. Open to PMPA members, the competitions will be run by PPA standards, with entries set at $10 per image or $25 for a maximum of three per photographer.
Competitors submit images in advance, which are then displayed on a high-resolution screen and judged by PPA standards by trained judges. Enter Here
In addition, Larry Erickson will give a preview of the photography business development seminar scheduled for Aug. 9 the he will co-host with Kate Singh of Aevum Images.
If you are a photographer who learns best hands-on then this is the workshop for you.
Join professional photojournalist Sherrlyn Borkgren for an
entertaining, soul filled photography workshop in Portland Oregon. Learn to
capture authentic and personable images through a mix of discussion and shooting.
This workshop is an exploration into the connection of the
heart, soul and photography. We will have discussions, critique and evaluation
of your photos.
You will be amazed at the images that you will make while
having fun doing it.
Together we will create a collective story of “An Afternoon in Portland” Each student group
will receive a short assignment to accomplish with personal coaching.
What to bring:
1. Open heart and spirit (leave baggage at home)
2. Five of your favorite photos 5×7”
3. Camera you are comfortable using
4. A couple of digital cards w/flash card
5. Laptop if you have one
6. Extra camera battery
Guatemala to Iraq Sherrlyn has worked for Dallas Morning
News, San Diego Tribune on staff and published in hundreds of magazines and
newspapers as an independent photojournalist. Her work has been published in Newsweek, Time, National Geographic and
she’s photographed the wedding of Nightline T.V. anchorman David Marish, daughter,
stars like Ben Affleck, Ricky Martin, singer Ricardo Arjona amongst others.
She began her career
as a visual anthropologist in Latin America and “accidently” became a political
Her website is http://www.borkgrenphoto.net
Questions about the workshop please contact Tom at 503 309
TO SIGNUP FOR THIS EVENT PLEASE GO TO THIS LINK :http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2407817560?s=14814773
The monthly PMPA After Hours will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the SMILE Station in Sellwood At that time, Lara Blair will give a preview of the September pet photography seminar she will be hosting.
The quarterly PMPA Print Competition will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12.
The regular PMPA After Hours gathering will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the SMILE Station in Sellwood.
Nature photographer and PPA Master Morris Grover will give a preview of an upcoming two-day whale watching photographic trip out of Depoe Bay scheduled for Oct. 12-13. In addition, Vancouver commercial photographer Aaron Hockley will give a preview of his October social media workshop.
PMPA members and non-members alike are invited to attend this free event. Non-members are asked to make a nominal donation, however, upon attending more than one After Hours event.
The annual No-Holds Barred PMPA Print Competition will be held this year on Saturday, Nov. 16. Enter as few or as many images as you like in the No-Holds Barred competition, featuring professional judging and invaluable feedback on your photography.
This will be the first No-Holds-Barred digital competition held to PPA standards.
Postponed - New Date TBA
PMPA Member Hal Harrison of Rose City Photography was set to host a workshop covering the use of Nikon Speedlights and the Nikon Creative Lighting System on March 10, but this now has been postponed due to the low number of registrations. Please check our site for further updates when they become available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.