Tamron Spring Photo Event
May 4 & 5: Meet Tamron factory experts. Test shoot lenses on Friday from 9am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9 am to 2 pm.
Friday May 4: Free Photo Class and Photo Outing
- Street Photography Class 5:30pm to 6:15pm.
- Urban Photo Walk 6:15pm to 8:15pm
Join with Tamron and Wolfe's Photographers for a live opportunity to make photos in a learning environment. We will have Tamron lenses available for use during the Photo Walk. Check out begins at 4:30 pm and runs till class starts. Limited supply of lenses available.
Whether it is your home town or your favorite city to travel to learn tips and tricks to capture the city’s streets, buildings, and people. We will have a short presentation on how to photograph your city then head out to the streets of Topeka to practice our craft. Tamron will have lenses to loan out to attendees, so you can see what different lenses do!
Saturday May 5: Free Photo Class
- Intro to Landscape Photography 9:30am-10:45am
Intro to Landscape Photography
Join Pro Photographer and Tamron Technical Representative Jeff Allen for a fast-paced presentation on travel and landscape photography basics, including choosing and using the right lenses for your photo outings. Jeff will discuss angle of view, point of view, depth of field, shutter speeds, ISO settings and accompanying effects. Discussion will also include color balance, tripods and monopods, how technology like vibration compensation in lenses works, how it benefits you and many other useful tips.
Tamron Factory Experts:
Mike has had a passion for photography for over 25 years. He has experience in architectural, wedding, street, documentary, sports, and landscape. He likes to keep photography simple and enjoys teaching how he approaches a scene. When not taking photographs, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing hockey, and being outdoors.
Photography has been Jeff Allen's life-long passion. Whether on the sidelines capturing that winning moment, bringing forth a bride’s radiant smile on her special day, stalking wildlife in national parks or perched on a ledge to create a one-of-a-kind landscape, Jeff’s technical skills, in-depth knowledge and artistic vision have made him an in-demand photographer and photo-educator all over the country.
Over the years, he has taught thousands of photographers – at all levels - how to create better images in workshops and seminars throughout the country. In addition, Jeff has also worked as a manufacturer's rep and a retail sales consultant.
For over 10 years, Jeff has been a proud member of Tamron's Technical Team. As a National Technical Representative, he travels the country extensively, helping people to make better images and choose equipment that's right for them.