Demo Night:  Build Your Own Dollar Bill Lens!  with Erik Mathy
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

Demo Night: Build Your Own Dollar Bill Lens! with Erik Mathy

  • 1221 East 33rd Street Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)
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We’ve all been amazed at the beauty and quality of images from Erik’s simple hand-made lenses. In this workshop, he’ll show us the basic techniques for planning and designing a lens, how to choose and purchase elements, and how to assemble and use the lens. You’ll build and shoot your own lens in this workshop! 

Please note!  Space is limited for this workshop and there is a materials fee to pay for lens elements and film.   Click here to sign up.

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October Oakland Photo Walk
Oct
7
1:00 PM13:00

October Oakland Photo Walk

It's time once again for a first-Sunday photo walk. This month we'll meet at the Stomper statue at Fruitvale BART Station, and take a stroll around the area. (I can't believe we've never done a walk around the Fruitvale neighborhood! Looking forward to this one.)

Bring your camera(s) and wear some comfy shoes. Everyone is welcome!

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EBPCO September Social
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

EBPCO September Social

Greetings, fellow EBPCO-ers! Let's meet up for beers, snacks, conversations, and general nerdery! It's our once-monthly get-together to catch up on where the Collective is at (resistance is futile, after all) and to chat about what we're up to. Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends! Bring your cameras!

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June Show 'n' Tell
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

June Show 'n' Tell

  • 1221 East 33rd Street Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)
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What photo projects are you working on? Not a critique, just a chance to share your latest work with friends. We'll have video and movie projectors, as well as plenty of space to lay out prints. You avant-garde types out there, comment or email if you have special requirements.

Snacks provided. Please bring drinks, non-alcoholic and otherwise.

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EBPCO June Social
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

EBPCO June Social

Greetings, fellow EBPCO-ers! Let's meet up for beers, snacks, conversations, and general nerdery! It's our once-monthly get-together to catch up on where the Collective is at (resistance is futile, after all) and to chat about what we're up to. Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends!

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Demo Night: Basic Portrait Lighting
May
29
7:00 PM19:00

Demo Night: Basic Portrait Lighting

  • 1221 East 33rd Street Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)
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Let's get together and talk lighting!  What's a good basic setup for portraits?  How can you get the best portrait effects with minimal equipment?     This demo night will be led by EBPCO's own Vince Donovan, who has over a thousand studio portraits under his belt, which is why he has such a big belt.

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EBPCO May Social
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

EBPCO May Social

Greetings, fellow EBPCO-ers! Let's meet up for beers, snacks, conversations, and general nerdery! It's our once-monthly get-together to catch up on where the Collective is at (resistance is futile, after all) and to chat about what we're up to. Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends!

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EBPCO Show 'n' Tell
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

EBPCO Show 'n' Tell

  • 1221 East 33rd Street Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)
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What photo projects are you working on? Not a critique, just a chance to share your latest work with friends. We'll have video and movie projectors, as well as plenty of space to lay out prints. You avant-garde types out there, comment or email if you have special requirements.

Snacks provided. Please bring drinks, non-alcoholic and otherwise.

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Darkroom Design Committee Meeting
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Darkroom Design Committee Meeting

  • 1221 East 33rd Street Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)
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Third meeting of EBPCO's Darkroom Design and Social Justice Committee.

Agenda:

Agenda:

1. Review our work so far.

2. Review floor plans resulting from last session

3. Review budget format

    a. Initial construction

    b. Ongoing operation

4. Write the budget!

5. Drink beer and brainstorm fundraising ideas.

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March Oakland Photo Walk
Mar
4
1:00 PM13:00

March Oakland Photo Walk

It's time once again for a first-Sunday photo walk. This month we'll meet in the entrance of the Oakland Museum, a short walk from Lake Merritt BART - we will then walk along the West side of the lake, perhaps ending at Heart & Dagger. 

Bring your camera(s) and wear some comfy shoes. Friends, kids, and dogs welcome!

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December Social and Photo White Elephant Gift Swap!
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

December Social and Photo White Elephant Gift Swap!

Join your fellow photo fanatics at EBPCO's first-ever holiday social. We'll sip, shoot, and socialize and, best of all, there'll be a Photo White Elephant Gift Swap. Bring your strangest item of photo gear and you may end up swapping it for something even stranger.

Bring a bottle of something to drink and a snack and, of course, your gift-wrapped Photo White Elephant. 

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November Social at Glass Key Photo!!!
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

November Social at Glass Key Photo!!!

This month we are teaming up with our friends at Glass Key Photo for our November Social.  Glass Key is having a grand re-opening party and we'd be fools not to crash the party! 

From Glass Key:  We are having a grand opening for our new location and we are going to make it a Luau themed party! Come join us in celebrating our new space! There will be live music, food, drinks, raffle giveaways, etc.. We are also planning on having an auction of donated work to benefit the fire victims of the North Bay fires (if we can get this organized in time). Save the date and stay tuned for more info

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November Show & Tell
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

November Show & Tell

What photo projects are you working on? Not a critique, just a chance to share your latest work with friends. We'll have video and movie projectors, as well as plenty of space to lay out prints. You avant-garde types out there, comment or email if you have special requirements.
Snacks provided. Please bring drinks, non-alcoholic and otherwise.

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Sponsor Workshop!  Studio FAB Presents Speed Light 101: On Location
Oct
8
2:00 PM14:00

Sponsor Workshop! Studio FAB Presents Speed Light 101: On Location

New EBPCO sponsor Studio Fab has an interesting workshop coming up.

SIGN UP HERE.

We are once again hosting another Fashion Photography Workshop, hosted by Studio-FAB. We will have a BEAUTIFUL fashion model (TBD), an AMAZING location, and some wonderful designer clothes from a celebrity fashion designer: James Head.

WHEN: Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 2-6pm

WHERE: We have access to an amazing home in the Piedmont hills that I like to call a "Mini-Mansion" (exact address will be given to paying attendees via email)

Bring your DSLR or Mirrorless camera, or hey maybe bust open a roll of film for this wonderful event. We'll have a beautiful fashion model and another great location to shoot her in. Get ready to have some fun! This will be a mentored educational photography event led by the internationally renowned fashion photographer: Leon Saperstein from Studio-FAB. We will spend the first hour of the class giving our attendee's a mini review of 3 of your best images, and then we will discuss some speed-light techniques for shooting amazing editorial style fashion photos using just a couple off camera speed-lights.

 

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October Oakland Photo Walk - Temescal  hosted by Anita
Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

October Oakland Photo Walk - Temescal hosted by Anita

It's time once again for a first-Sunday photo walk. Let's meet in Jack London Square and wander up thru the produce disctrict and Chinatown. Bring your camera(s) and wear some comfy shoes. Friends and kids welcome!

We will start at Arthur Mac's, which is a) one of the area's newest beer gardens and b) is right near BART. We'll end at the Kingfish, which is a beautifully old-school bar.

Bring your camera(s) and your excitement for wandering and shooting! Kids welcome at Arthur Mac's and on the walk, but I'm not sure they'll be allowed into the Kingfish.

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Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

Photo Project Show 'n' Tell

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What photo projects are you working on? Not a critique, just a chance to share your latest work with friends. We'll have video and movie projectors, as well as plenty of space to lay out prints. You avant-garde types out there, comment or email if you have special requirements.  Snacks provided. Please bring drinks, non-alcoholic and otherwise.

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Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

September Social at Telegraph Beer Garden

Hey fellow-photogs, let's meet up for beers, snacks, conversations, and general nerdery! It's our once-monthly get-together to catch up on where the Collective is at (resistance is futile, after all) and to chat about what we're up to, whether or not it's related to photography. Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends!

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