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Building community through still and motion photography.
Our Mission

Pro Photo Supply’s mission is to assist our community in the pursuit of the art, the craft, the profession, and the joy of still and motion photography. We strive to provide the service, expertise, and products to help our customers fully realize their creative visions. Whether you use photography to earn a living, to enact social change, for personal expression, or simply to record family memories, we are here to help you.

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Are you part of a local community organization using photography and video to share your message?
Learn how we can help partner together on your next project.

 

Current Community Partners
American Society of Media Photographers – Oregon

ASMP Oregon is the premier association that ASMP Oregon harnesses the power of photography to cultivate community and support the interests of emerging and professional photographers. Their goal is to provide inspiration, education and promote the best business practices and ethics in the photography industry.

Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards

The Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards mission is to preserve and enhance the native species of Steigerwald Lake, Franz Lake and Pierce National Wildlife Refuges through public education, advocacy and habitat restoration.

Creative Mornings

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Attendees gather in cities around the world to enjoy fresh coffee, friendly people, and an international array of breakfast foods. Volunteer hosts and their team members organize local chapters that not only celebrate a city’s creative talent, but also promote an open space to connect with like-minded individuals.

Freshwater Trust

With more than 30 years of on-the-ground experience, The Freshwater Trust is the largest restoration-focused organization in the Pacific Northwest, and the second largest conservation group based in Oregon. They put quantified conservation to work and offer services that accelerate the pace and scale of restoration.

NW Documentary

NW Documentary practices, teaches, and shares the art of non-fiction storytelling. They illuminate important stories that would otherwise be lost or overlooked, provide experiential learning opportunities, and generate better understanding, appreciation, and dialog within the community.

NW Film Center

By presenting film, teaching film and supporting filmmakers, The Northwest Film Center fills an important role in Portland’s art, education and entertainment communities.

The Northwest Film Center is a non-profit regional media arts resource and service organization to encourage the study, appreciation, and utilization of the moving image arts, to foster their artistic and professional excellence, and to help create a climate in which they may flourish.

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Oregon Media Production Association 

Oregon Media Production Association is the champion for the film, television and interactive media industry. As a non-profit, OMPA fulfills their mission through advocacy and by being the state wide resource for the industry though the annual publication, SourceOregon. They exclusively promote their members’ work as well as providing networking opportunities. 

Oregon Professional Photographers Association

OPPA is the state affiliate for the Professional Photographers of America and provides professional development for serious photographers. They offer workshops, social gatherings for photographers to network, hosts formal image competitions, and provides resources for members to develop sustainable, profitable and ethical photography businesses.

Oregon wild

Founded in 1974, Oregon Wild works to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters as an enduring legacy for all Oregonians.

Oregon Wild (formerly the Oregon Natural Resources Council or ONRC) has been instrumental in securing permanent legislative protection for some of Oregon’s most precious landscapes, including nearly 1.7 million acres of Wilderness, 95,000 acres of forests in Bull Run/Little Sandy watersheds (to safeguard the quality of Portland’s water supply) and almost 1,800 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers. As a leader of the national grassroots charge for conservation of roadless areas in our national forests, Oregon Wild helped secure administrative protections for more than 58 million acres of spectacular roadless areas across the country.

Outdoor Project

The online source for the inspiration and information needed to plan all types of outdoor adventures. Our mission is to create a platform that inspires people to explore and appreciate the outdoors. Content is generated by a hand-picked team of experienced adventurers with extensive knowledge of the areas they cover, providing engaging photographs and videos, detailed and reliable maps, and additional trip-planning tools for many types of outdoor adventures.

PHAME

PHAME is a community where adults with disabilities and their families come to engage, learn, and grow in an environment that is supportive and comfortable. Built upon the belief that art is for all and that through the arts students, artists, teachers, and the greater community can discover their own inspiration, PHAME brings passion, joy, and rigor to arts education and performance.

Photolucida

Photolucida is an arts non-profit whose mission is to provide platforms that expand, inspire, educate and connect the regional, national, and international photography community.

Photolucida is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. They award merit-based scholarships to our Reviews to deserving photographers, and to international photographers in Critical Mass. Dedicated to increasing understanding through photography, Photolucida also donates Critical Mass books to over 30 Oregon art schools, colleges, and libraries.

Portland Art Museum Photography Council

Created in 2001, the Photography Council is composed of photographers, collectors, and many with a desire to learn more about the art form. Members meet for talks and guided tours of the collection and Museum exhibitions, educational lectures with guest speakers, and visits to galleries and private collections. Photo sharing events occur annually. Using funds raised through membership dues, the Council members select photographs to add to the collection from proposals made by the Curator. All members are entitled to vote on these selections at an Annual Meeting and participate in the growth of the photography collection.

The Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

The Friend’s mission is to support, protect, and enhance the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and its wildlife habitat, and to broaden public awareness and participation in its environmental, cultural, and educational opportunities.

Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

The mission of this community-based nonprofit organization is to support the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. We are dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Refuge for the benefit of fish and wildlife, and for public education and recreation.

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