Shooting Opportunities and Photography Events Calendar


Date / Time Shooting Opportunity / Photography Event / Workshop



Premiered on Aug 12 and 13, 2019 on PBS.  Many repeats.  See local listings.

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

View on PBS TV

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September 17 – November 29, 2020


Photography Event: Photoville, 2020 The PHOTOVILLE Festival returns for a ninth year in a different way – online community and artist programming plus photo exhibitions in public spaces throughout New York City. This annual community gathering features public exhibitions, virtual online storytelling events, artist talks, workshops, demonstrations, educational programs, and community programming.  Free admission for all!

At many locations throughout New York City.  See link below. Most are at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

November 22 & 23, 2020

Photography Event: Optic| All Stars Brought to you virtually over the course of two days, OPTIC All Stars delivers exciting new work and vital lessons via live stream. Never has such a gathering of the brightest luminaries in photography been assembled in one place for you to enjoy, be inspired and get prepared for future photographic adventures!

Online event sponsored by B&H.  You need to register.  Go to the link below.

July 17 – 19, 2020

POSTPONED TO 2021 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