Shooting Opportunities and Photography Events Calendar


Date / Time Shooting Opportunity / Photography Event / Workshop



Premiered on Aug 12 and 13 on PBS.  Many repeats.  See local listings.

Photography Event: FAMILY PICTURES USA – seeing America through family photo albums

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Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Sunday, April 19, 2020.  10 AM – 6 PM

Shooting Opportunity: THE ORCHID SHOW: JEFF LEATHAM’S KALEIDOSCOPE. The dazzling floral creations of Jeff Leatham, famed artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris and floral designer to the stars, energize the 18th annual Orchid Show. Leatham’s bold and colorful vision unfolds through captivating installations and designs, transforming each gallery of the exhibition in the historic Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into a different color experience and visual effect, like the turn of a kaleidoscope. Tripods not allowed.


New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458-5126

Saturday, March 14, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Canceled –  Photography Event: Landscape Photography presented by David DesRochers. Since the early days of photography, landscape photographers have been exploring our planet’s endless gallery of natural art and celebrating its beauty in photographic images. David will share his techniques for finding and capturing unique images of the endless natural art our planet has to offer. Subjects covered include equipment, planning, composition, capture, and processing. Bring a thumb drive with some of your own photos for critique and editing suggestions. Cost: $25, Audubon members $12.  Call 908-396-6386 to register – walk-ins welcome.

Visit David’s Web Site @ 

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Thursday, March 19, 2020. 7 PM

Canceled – Photography Event: The Delmarva Peninsula – A photo-oriented travelogue presented by Phil and Becky Witt

No charge.

Bernards Township Library, 32 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920

New Date: Saturday, June 6, 2020. Registration 8 AM – 9 AM, Program 9AM – 4PM

Postponed to June 6 – Photography Event: Photorama – Speaker is Charles Glatzer, Canon Explorer of Light.

Check out the flyer: Photorama 2020 Flyer 5

For online registration and tickets as well as choosing your lunch and paying for it, go to:

To register, pay by check and choose lunch by snail-mail, fill out the following form and mail it in: PhotoramaTicket 

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

Saturday, May 16, 5:30 AM – 7:30 AM

Shooting Opportunity: Golden Hour Photography: Spring Session at FosterfieldsFosterfields Living Historical Farm is a 214-acre historical site located in Morristown,  which has  scenic elements such as historical buildings, farm vistas, and photogenic farm animals, particularly the baby animals born in the spring. This event takes place hours before the farm would normally be opened to the public, giving all participating photographers a unique opportunity to see and photograph the farm in the pre-dawn and dawn light that normally only our farmers get to experience.

There is an admission and enrollment fee of $20 per photographer.  Tripods and photography tools of a similar nature are allowed and encouraged. Preregistration is required, so if you are interested or have any additional questions, please let us know by calling us at 973-326-7645 or emailing at To register online go to scroll down and add “Golden Hour Farm Photography” to your cart.  Please register before May 8th.

Fosterfields, 73 KAHDENA ROAD, MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ 07960

May 16 – 17, 2020

Shooting Opportunity: Blue Angels’ Airshow.

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, McGuire AFB, NJ, United States 08641-0000

June 5-6-7, 2020

Shooting Opportunity: Airshow – WWII Weekend at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, A Gathering of Warbirds

Spaatz Air Field, 11 MUSEUM DRIVE, READING, PA 19605 

Airshow Site and Mid-Atlantic Air Museum Site

July 17 – 19, 2020

Photography Event: New England Camera Club Council Photography Conference. New England’s Top Photography Conference. For the first time in 75 years, we have three photo industry experts delivering feature presentations: Scott KelbyAuthor of bestselling technology and photography books; Frans LantingOne of the greatest nature photographers of our time; Corey RichAdventure and outdoor lifestyle visual storyteller.

 Register here early to get your best choice for pre-conference workshops, conference workshops and photo walks! There are programs, events and workshops for all skill levels. Beginning photographers are very welcome at the conference, as are experienced and professional photographers. You do not need to be a member of a camera club, photography group, etc. in order to attend.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA