Local and Popular Photo Opportunities

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Photo Contests

Ongoing Photo Contest - by World Digital Imaging in Beavercreek. Info Click Here

Seminars, Workshops, Tutorials

NEW (Feb 20 - Mar 6, 2016)
The Tripod Club of Dayton will be sponsoring two courses. Courses will be for six consecutive Saturday mornings starting Feb 20.

Fundamentals of Digital Photography - Emphasis will be on the basic fundamentals of modern digital camera use. 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Photoshop Digital Photo Editing - Using Photoshop Elements Version 13, this course explains how to improve your photos on your computer. 10:AM to 12:00 PM

Both courses will be taught by Ron Wilson who has over thirty years experience teaching photography. All classes will be held at the Lodge, 5501 Far Hills Ave. Centerville, Ohio. The fees are $125.00 for each class or $200.00 for both ($150 for members). For more information Click Here

Free Online Tutorials - by Creative Live
Info Click Here

Midwest Photo Exchange - 3313, N High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43202. Ph: 866-940-3686
Photography classes - Click Here
Website - Click Here

Flash Photography Tutorials - Info Click Here

Photoshop tutorial - Add watermark to your photos - Info Click Here

Monitor Calibration - Info Click Here

How to make an Orb - Info Click Here

Art Shows/Sales

NEW - Nov 28 - Ohio Camera Swap - Holiday Inn - 3855 Hauck Rd. Cinci OH 45241, (9am - 2pm) , see www.cameratradeshow.com

First Fridays - Pendleton Art Center, 1105 Central Avenue-Middletown, Ohio. - Fine Arts Shows/Sales - Laura James, Tom Croce, and Teresa Jack. Info - Click Here

Curt McAdams - Buy Curt's photography at Wombat Art Works, 258 S. Main St., Waynesville OH.

Terry Orf Photography Studio - 28 South Main St., Centerville

Near Dayton

Ohio Festivals - Info - Click Here

Fort Ancient Activities - Click Here

Friday Night Cruise-In - Enjoy antique, classic, muscle and hot rod autos of all kinds on Friday nights from 5-8 in the old Eastgate Ford parking lot at Lofino’s Beaver Valley Shopping Center. The event is free and is held weekly, April 17—Sept. 25th. Google map: http://goo.gl/maps/kLesf

Dayton Upcoming Activities - Info Click Here

Downtown Dayton Partnership - Click Here

Ohio Barns - Info Click Here

Local festivals - Info Click Here

Fox Hollow Rodeo, Springboro OH - Every Sat night.
- Info - Click Here

SunWatch Indian Village - Open Tues to Sat 9-5, Sun noon - 5pm.
- Info - Click Here


Cincinnati Zoo Upcoming Events - Click Here

Krohn Conservatory Events, Cincinnati OH - For information Click Here

Cincinnati Attractions - Click Here


Franklin Conservatory Events, Columbus OH - Butterfly exhibit continues through Sep 27.
- Info - Click Here


  • Wakodahatchee Wetlands - Info - Click Here
  • Butterfly World - (near Ft. Lauderdale) Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073. Phone (954) 977-4400.
    Info - Click Here
  • Gatorland - Info Click Here
  • Bald Eagles and Burrowing Owls - in Cape Coral, FL.
    Info - Click Here
  • Clearwater Aquarium - Info Click Here
  • J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge - Info Click Here
  • Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge - Info Click Here
  • Royal Palm Visitor Center (Anhinga Trail) - Info Click Here
  • Shark Valley Visitor Center - Info Click Here
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm - Info Click Here
  • Venice Rookery - Info Click Here
  • Theater of the Sea in Islamorada - Info Click Here
  • Bok Tower Gardens - Info Click Here
  • Joe Overstreet Landing - Info Click Here
  • Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden - Info Click Here