The Luminous Pro Shooting Tent

The Luminous Pro Shooting Tent

Pro Photo Supply has a cool new product on the shelf! It’s called the Luminous Pro Shooting Tent, and it’s made by Savage. This ... read more

Dental Photography: A Weighty Problem

Dental Photography: A Weighty Problem

Any dental professional that uses a digital camera for clinical photography will tell the same tale; the camera is great, we use ... read more

The Grotesque and Beautiful World of “Testimony”

The Grotesque and Beautiful World of “Testimony”

Animal skulls with wandering eyes sit on a table as wine pours over their bones. To the right, flying insects swarm above as ... read more

Tiny But Powerful: The Lume Cube and Benro Tripod

Tiny But Powerful: The Lume Cube and Benro Tripod

What do you get when you combine a selfie stick with a small LED light? read more

The Life Of An Instagram Photographer

The Life Of An Instagram Photographer

We headed out on a cloudy morning to Abiqua Falls. read more

Nikon D500 review: The budget D5

Nikon D500 review: The budget D5

Like this review, the Nikon D500 was late to the game. The long-awaited D300S replacement is finally here, and for the right ... read more

CES 2017: Panasonic’s GH5 ushers in a new era

CES 2017: Panasonic’s GH5 ushers in a new era

Panasonic's new flagship will take the Micro Four Thirds format to a new level. With 4K/60p video and 6K Photo, it could be the new ... read more

Fujifilm X-T2 Review: The Modern Classic

Fujifilm X-T2 Review: The Modern Classic

The original X-T1 set the stage for what a mirrorless camera could be. With superior control and impressive image quality, it ... read more

2016 Summer Film Contest: Winners

2016 Summer Film Contest: Winners

Below are the winning images from the Photo Lab's 2016 Summer Film Contest. The categories included: Creative, Portraits, ... read more

Tale of Two Cameras: The Nikon D750 and Olympus TG-4

Tale of Two Cameras: The Nikon D750 and Olympus TG-4

On the Deschutes a boat ride is a much drier experience than in a raft. Even when navigating some fairly serious rapids, boats designed read more

The Best New Cameras Unveiled at Photokina 2016

The Best New Cameras Unveiled at Photokina 2016

Fujifilm goes medium format, Olympus goes 4K, and GoPro is back! read more

Hands on: Fujifilm X-T2

Hands on: Fujifilm X-T2

We haven't spent enough time with Fujifilm's newest flagship, the X-T2, to offer a verdict, but we can say it certainly lives up the ... read more

Saying Goodbye, Robert “Bob” Jagelski

Saying Goodbye, Robert “Bob” Jagelski

Robert "Bob" Jagelski passed away peacefully at his home in Vancouver, Washington on Sunday, July 17, 2016, surrounded by family ... read more

Geoffrey Hiller’s Hidden Portland

Geoffrey Hiller’s Hidden Portland

Living online as an image-rich blog, Bus 75 is a joint effort between photographer Geoffrey Hiller and writer Tom Vandel. Through ... read more

Panasonic Lumix GX85 Review

Panasonic Lumix GX85 Review

With 4K video, incredible image stabilization, fast autofocus, and more features than you can shake a stick at, the GX85 is the Swiss ... read more

Nikon D5 and D500 Technical Review

Nikon D5 and D500 Technical Review

As is the case with any new top of the line Nikon camera there is always a lot of anticipation and excitement among photographers ... read more

Nikon D5 review: Dark side

Nikon D5 review: Dark side

We put Nikon's new flagship DSLR to the ultimate test: a dark Portland dive bar. Read our full D5 review here. read more

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II review: Top gun

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II review: Top gun

20 megapixels. 14 frames-per-second. 4K video. We go hands on with Canon's latest flagship DSLR to put it through its paces. read more

Around Gaia

Around Gaia

Ivana and Manuel of Around Gaia are riding a motorbike around the world. We had the pleasure of meeting them when they stopped by Pro ... read more

Self Portrait Photo Contest Winner: Henry Novak

Self Portrait Photo Contest Winner: Henry Novak

Each year, our self portrait photo contest results in some hilarious, beautiful, thoughtful, and inspiring photos. It's a fun exercise ... read more

Meet the Artist: Grace Weston

Meet the Artist: Grace Weston

Grace Weston, Serious PlayArtist Talk: Tuesday, May 3rd, 7 pmClark College Fireside Lounge (PUB 161) 1933 Fort Vancouver read more

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art lens review: Bright idea

Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art lens review: Bright idea

Sigma breaks the f/2.8 barrier for full-frame zoom lenses, without breaking the bank. But are the tradeoffs worth it? read more

Taming Photography’s Wild West

Taming Photography’s Wild West

Inside a nondescript Vancouver office building, a small startup called PICR is hoping to create big waves by civilizing how ... read more

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Robert Tomlinson

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Robert Tomlinson

Robert Tomlinson is an artist, curator and teacher. In 2011 he co-founded 13 Hats, a group of artists and writers that engaged in ... read more

Canon announces Compact-Servo 18-80mm T4.4 cinema lens

Canon announces Compact-Servo 18-80mm T4.4 cinema lens

Canon's latest EF lens for video aims to give users the best of both worlds between cinema camera and camcorder. read more

Sony A6300 review: Thousand dollar smile

Sony A6300 review: Thousand dollar smile

Sony's mirrorless cameras may not be the classiest, but the A6300 sets a new bar for what a $1000 camera can do. read more

Panasonic announces Lumix GX85 with 5-axis IS

Panasonic announces Lumix GX85 with 5-axis IS

4K video and 5-axis stabilization in the palm of your hand. read more

Introducing Promatic One

Introducing Promatic One

Join us on our voyage into uncharted territory. This is a complete paradigm shift. read more

Vidpro MP-12 Selfie Stick review: No looking back

Vidpro MP-12 Selfie Stick review: No looking back

There are few things as inherently expressive of who we are as the selfie, and the Vidpro MP-12 Selfie Stick is here to make taking ... read more

Pro Photo Supply to revert to old website design

Pro Photo Supply to revert to old website design

Citing concerns about customers missing the "ketchup and mustard" color scheme that vanished with the website redesign, sources ... read more

Sony announces RX10 Mark III

Sony announces RX10 Mark III

20MP, 25x zoom, 4K video—what more do you need? read more

Olympus PEN-F Review: A finer thing

Olympus PEN-F Review: A finer thing

The PEN-F is Olympus' love song to the art of photography. But can its style and soul trump its cost? read more

Panasonic Lumix GX8 Review: High tech, low profile

Panasonic Lumix GX8 Review: High tech, low profile

Bigger, better, and ready for any challenge, the GX8 shows how much Micro Four Thirds has evolved. read more

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Ann Pallesen

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Ann Pallesen

Ann Pallesen, influenced by pictorialism and photography from the turn of the 20th century, finds lith printing an intriguing process ... read more

– UPDATED – We’ve got your Fujifilm FP-100C right here. For now.

– UPDATED – We’ve got your Fujifilm FP-100C right here. For now.

Fujifilm is ceasing production of the beloved FP-100C, but don't panic: we're working hard to keep it in stock as long as we possibly can. read more

Monthly Photo Contest: Self Portrait

Monthly Photo Contest: Self Portrait

We're bringing back the Self Portrait photo contest for another round of read more

Fujifilm X70 review: Pocket ace

Fujifilm X70 review: Pocket ace

We waited years for a cheaper X100. But this is something more. read more

Don’t keep it on the DL: Nikon announces three 1″-sensor advanced compacts

Don’t keep it on the DL: Nikon announces three 1″-sensor advanced compacts

We've got the low-down on the DL: 1" sensors, 4K video, blazing-fast AF, and three unique lens options. read more

The same, only different: Canon announces PowerShot G7 X Mark II

The same, only different: Canon announces PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon debuts its newest image processor in a PowerShot. Other than that, it's business as usual. That said, business is good. read more

Canon reveals EOS 80D DSLR with new sensor, 45-point AF

Canon reveals EOS 80D DSLR with new sensor, 45-point AF

Canon's newest enthusiast DSLR offers numerous improvements; some significant, others not. read more

Pentax unveils K-1 full frame DSLR

Pentax unveils K-1 full frame DSLR

Pentax finally jumps on the full frame bandwagon. Will a few unique features and a competitive price be enough to give it a foothold in read more

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Randy Olson

Portland Art Museum Photography Council presents: Randy Olson

From the Australian Outback, to the tundra of Siberia and the savannas of Sudan and rivers of Ethiopia, Olson has shot over 30 stories ... read more

Breathe new life into old memories with photo restoration services

Breathe new life into old memories with photo restoration services

Because we can't all be Photoshop wizards. read more

Photo news week in review: February 1, 2016

Photo news week in review: February 1, 2016

Big news from Canon and Sony last week, plus a local story about an old camera that blew up nationally. It's the week in review! read more

Sony G Master lenses prove mirrorless is about more than size

Sony G Master lenses prove mirrorless is about more than size

Sony's newest lenses make a bold statement about how the company is positioning itself for the future. read more

Sony announces long-awaited a6300 with revolutionary autofocus

Sony announces long-awaited a6300 with revolutionary autofocus

24MP, 425 AF points, and 4K video with S-Log. Drool. read more

February 2016 photo lab gallery: Katie Summer

February 2016 photo lab gallery: Katie Summer

This month, our photo lab gallery is featuring the music performance photography of Katie Summer. A Portland-based photographer who ... read more

Spec sheet: Nikon D5 vs. Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Spec sheet: Nikon D5 vs. Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

This spring, both Canon and Nikon will begin selling new flagship cameras. These are the top o’ the line, crème de la crème, best ... read more

Canon reveals EOS-1D X Mark II full-frame DSLR

Canon reveals EOS-1D X Mark II full-frame DSLR

Better, faster, stronger—Canon continues the legacy of the 1D series with its most capable DSLR yet. read more

Photo news week in review: January 24, 2016

Photo news week in review: January 24, 2016

Olympus reveals the PEN-F. read more

The annual Pro Photo Supply self portrait photo contest is back!

The annual Pro Photo Supply self portrait photo contest is back!

It may say "Pro" in our name, but that doesn't mean we're above the occasional shameless selfie. read more

Olympus announces rangefinder-inspired PEN-F

Olympus announces rangefinder-inspired PEN-F

Olympus' latest PEN camera focuses on the heart and soul of photography, but it also includes some incredible technology tucked away ... read more

Panasonic’s Post Focus feature lets you shoot first, focus later

Panasonic’s Post Focus feature lets you shoot first, focus later

Panasonic puts a little magic into its innovative 4K Photo mode. read more

Retro revisited: Fujifilm finally announces the X-Pro2

Retro revisited: Fujifilm finally announces the X-Pro2

New sensor, new autofocus, same old-school grooviness. read more

“Only the Essential” documentary invites you to experience the Pacific Crest Trail

“Only the Essential” documentary invites you to experience the Pacific Crest Trail

From Mexico to Canada with a backpack, a camera, and a longing for adventure. read more

Portland photographers Geoffrey Hiller and Gia Goodrich receive 2016 RACC grants

Portland photographers Geoffrey Hiller and Gia Goodrich receive 2016 RACC grants

A story of people and a story of place. read more

Nikon KeyMission 360: What we (don’t) know

Nikon KeyMission 360: What we (don’t) know

One of the biggest surprises at CES was the announcement of Nikon’s read more

Nikon D5: A closer look

Nikon D5: A closer look

The D5 is Nikon's technological tour de force, a triumph of engineering that is as impressive to look at as the images it produces. ... read more

Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 VR review: Theory of relativity

Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8 VR review: Theory of relativity

Nikon’s new 24-70mm f/2.8 VR may not be a new legend, but that won’t stop it from being a superior workhorse lens in the field compared read more

Nikon D500: A closer look

Nikon D500: A closer look

What if I told you that you had been living in a dream world, waiting for a camera that would never be made? Well, I'd be wrong. read more

CES 2016: Panasonic introduces 100-400mm super-telephoto zoom

CES 2016: Panasonic introduces 100-400mm super-telephoto zoom

It's the longest native Micro Four Thirds currently in existence: 200-800mm of full-frame equivalent zoom power! read more

CES 2016: New Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens

CES 2016: New Olympus 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens

Let's see: 600mm equivalent zoom in less than half the size, the sharpest lens Olympus has ever made, and 6 stops of stabilization? ... read more

Economies of scale: why a shared AF system for Nikon’s D5 and D500 is good and bad

Economies of scale: why a shared AF system for Nikon’s D5 and D500 is good and bad

A revolutionary leap in DSLR autofocus still leaves room for improvement, but we're pretty okay with that. read more

CES 2016: Panasonic goes head-to-head with Sony with new ZS100

CES 2016: Panasonic goes head-to-head with Sony with new ZS100

Panasonic jumps on the 1" sensor, compact camera bandwagon with the ZS100—but it's got a few tricks up its sleeve. read more

CES 2016: Nikon announces D5 and D500 pro DSLRs

CES 2016: Nikon announces D5 and D500 pro DSLRs

Hold up a second—we thought CES stood for the Consumer Electronics Show. New read more

CES 2016: Canon presents new VIXIA camcorders

CES 2016: Canon presents new VIXIA camcorders

In addition to new ... read more

CES 2016: Canon announces new PowerShot models

CES 2016: Canon announces new PowerShot models

From ultra-high resolution sensors to long zooms, Canon's new PowerShots raise the bar for compact image quality. read more

Adventure Photo Contest Winners Announced

Adventure Photo Contest Winners Announced

It's finally time to unveil the winners of our Adventure Photo Contest! The judges have weighed in, and we were absolutely blown away ... read more

Monthly photo contest winner – Patricia Kolberg

Monthly photo contest winner – Patricia Kolberg

Read about how Patricia Kolberg made this stunning image to win our Fall Color monthly photo contest! read more

Welcome to the new prophotosupply.com

Welcome to the new prophotosupply.com

New website? read more

Photo News Week in Review: 11/15 to 11/21, 2015

Photo News Week in Review: 11/15 to 11/21, 2015

Stories from last week: Reuters bans the use of RAW photos, we review the Profoto B2 off-camera flash, and what's up with virtual ... read more

Photo News Week in Review: 11/8 to 11/15, 2015

Photo News Week in Review: 11/8 to 11/15, 2015

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Profoto B2 AirTTL review: Field day

Profoto B2 AirTTL review: Field day

The B2 combines the portability of a speed light with the capabilities of a studio strobe in a package that is sized and priced between read more

Photo News Week in Review: 11/1 to 11/7, 2015

Photo News Week in Review: 11/1 to 11/7, 2015

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Photography news week in review: 10/25 to 10/31 2015

Photography news week in review: 10/25 to 10/31 2015

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Photography news week in review: 10/18 to 10/24

Photography news week in review: 10/18 to 10/24

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Photography News Week in Review: 10/11 to 10/17/2015

Photography News Week in Review: 10/11 to 10/17/2015

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Sony announces long-awaited RX1R II. And it’s awesome.

Sony announces long-awaited RX1R II. And it’s awesome.

Excuse us while we nerd out a moment: Sony's latest fixed lens, full frame compact features 42 megapixels, 399 AF points, and an ... read more

Compact contenders: Canon G9 X, G5 X, and EOS M10

Compact contenders: Canon G9 X, G5 X, and EOS M10

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Photography News Week in Review: 10/4 to 10/10/2015

Photography News Week in Review: 10/4 to 10/10/2015

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Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 review: Game time

Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 review: Game time

We put Nikon’s new, budget-friendly, super-telephoto lens to the test in the crucible of NCAA Division III football. read more

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Results

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Results

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Oregon Humane Society Pet Photo Contest Results

Oregon Humane Society Pet Photo Contest Results

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Film Photo Contest Winners Announced

Film Photo Contest Winners Announced

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Canon XC10 Review: Hybrid theory

Canon XC10 Review: Hybrid theory

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Spreading kindness one image at a time: The story of Rusty Rodas

Spreading kindness one image at a time: The story of Rusty Rodas

Having gone from abandoned pup to Instagram sensation, local canine celebrity Rusty Rodas is on a photographic mission to brighten ... read more

September 2015 Lab Gallery – Patricia Kolberg

September 2015 Lab Gallery – Patricia Kolberg

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July 2015 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Paul Garcia

July 2015 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Paul Garcia

We're finally able to unveil the winner of our Fireworks photo contest! Only a full month late, but better late than never, right? A read more

Sibling rivalry: Olympus’ OM-D E-M10 II nearly reaches the bar set by the E-M5 II—for a whole lot less money

Sibling rivalry: Olympus’ OM-D E-M10 II nearly reaches the bar set by the E-M5 II—for a whole lot less money

The trickle-down effect isn’t anything new to photography equipment, but with the E-M10 mark II, Olympus has created an ... read more

Made in the Northwest – Looptworks

Made in the Northwest – Looptworks

Leave a comment on this article for a chance to win a Looptworks read more

Hanging out at the Portland Gear #PDXMEET

Hanging out at the Portland Gear #PDXMEET

Where can you grab a drink, pet a famous dog, tour the under-construction read more

Sony A7R II Review: Underdog to Alpha

Sony A7R II Review: Underdog to Alpha

Sony's latest full-frame camera is a professional powerhouse. But is it enough to convince diehard DSLR shooters to switch to mirrorless? read more

Quechua Benefit looks to fine art metal prints to raise money at benefit auction

Quechua Benefit looks to fine art metal prints to raise money at benefit auction

The nonprofit Quechua Benefit recently contacted us about creating several fine art prints on read more

2015 PDX Squared Gallery Opening

2015 PDX Squared Gallery Opening

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Portland Squared gallery opening! Firstly, we ... read more

Opinion: VR is a good thing in Nikon’s new 24-70mm

Opinion: VR is a good thing in Nikon’s new 24-70mm

I’d take an extra stop in maximum aperture over two in stabilization.- Professional PhotographerHow many ... read more

Nikon announces not one, not two, but THREE new FX lenses

Nikon announces not one, not two, but THREE new FX lenses

Nikon just surprised us in a big way, by introducing three new FX-format lenses, at least one of which is bound to make Nikon pro read more

Plywerk Featured Artist: Kat Dierickx

Plywerk Featured Artist: Kat Dierickx

Originally published at the read more

August 2015 Lab Gallery – Lois A Settlemeyer

August 2015 Lab Gallery – Lois A Settlemeyer

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A Rally For Maternal Care in Uganda

A Rally For Maternal Care in Uganda

Joni Kabana is a curious nomad with a camera and sound recorder, working on magazine, NGO, ... read more

Mary Ellen Mark: An inspiration to many

Mary Ellen Mark: An inspiration to many

Joni Kabana is a curious nomad with a camera and sound recorder, working on magazine, NGO, read more

Leica Q guest review: A free Leica camera?

Leica Q guest review: A free Leica camera?

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Road Trip with the Fuji X100T

Road Trip with the Fuji X100T

 The Oregon coast, California, and Crater Lake with a camera built for life in the slow lane.By read more

The Executive Summary: The Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M

The Executive Summary: The Leica 50mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M

Anybody looking for a critical tear down of the 50 APO anywhere in the photographic world will be in for a monumental task. The truth read more

July 2015 Lab Gallery – Wojtek Powiertowski

July 2015 Lab Gallery – Wojtek Powiertowski

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Canon EOS 5DS R Review: Checkmate

Canon EOS 5DS R Review: Checkmate

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DxO One: A smarter smartphone camera?

DxO One: A smarter smartphone camera?

DxO, the company behind the DxOMark sensor performance rating database, has made a camera. Called the DxO One, it is a 2″-tall ... read more

June 2015 Lab Gallery – Kelly Carmody

June 2015 Lab Gallery – Kelly Carmody

For June, our photo lab gallery presents the work of Portland photographer, Kelly Carmody. Describe your motivation in three words: 1. ... read more

Opinion: The Sony a7R II is kind of a big deal

Opinion: The Sony a7R II is kind of a big deal

Yesterday, Sony took the wraps off their latest and greatest mirrorless camera, the a7R II. It’s been obvious for some time that Sony ... read more

Fujifilm X-T10 Review: Retro refined

Fujifilm X-T10 Review: Retro refined

It’s been over a year since we reviewed a Fuji camera at ... read more

Stories From Nepal – Carl LaCasse

Stories From Nepal – Carl LaCasse

The role of photojournalism is perhaps most noticeable in times of disaster. It is here that the importance of photography is realized, read more

In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Mark

In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Mark

On Memorial Day, master photographer and friend of Pro Photo Supply, Mary Ellen Mark, passed away. She leaves behind a legacy of some ... read more

Canon Rebel T6s review: Rebel with a cause

Canon Rebel T6s review: Rebel with a cause

Canon’s new EOS Rebel T6s represents a very positive shift for the Rebel line. Perhaps influenced by small, enthusiast-focused ... read more

Hood Life Photo Contest Winners Announced

Hood Life Photo Contest Winners Announced

A huge thanks to Willamette Week, Plywerk, and Outdoor Project for helping to make the Mount Hood photo contest so awesome! And an even read more

Plywerk Featured Artist – Tim Rains

Plywerk Featured Artist – Tim Rains

This post was originally published on the Plywerk blog. Our Photo Lab partners with Plywerk to provide photo printing for the ... read more

Lowepro Flipside Sport 10L AW review: Lightweight champ

Lowepro Flipside Sport 10L AW review: Lightweight champ

The Lowpro Flipside Sport 10L AW is not a new product anymore, but I just bought one the other day on a whim, so I decided to ... read more

May 2015 Lab Gallery – Abigail Becker

May 2015 Lab Gallery – Abigail Becker

This month, stop by our photo lab to see the work of local photographer, Abigail Becker. Read on for more information, or visit ... read more

Macro Photography Tips

Macro Photography Tips

This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, we’re going to be down at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival for some macro photography workshops with read more

April 2015 Lab Gallery – Aaron Bieleck

April 2015 Lab Gallery – Aaron Bieleck

Our April Photo Lab gallery features the work of local photographer, Aaron Bieleck. You can see more of Aaron’s work on his ... read more

Samsung NX1 Review: Smartcamera

Samsung NX1 Review: Smartcamera

I’ll be honest: the Samsung NX1 is a camera I didn’t want to like. In a landscape as diverse as the mirrorless camera market ... read more

New at NAB 2015

New at NAB 2015

Another National Association of Broadcasters show is upon us! Once again, Blackmagic Design has all but stolen the show, with Panasonic read more

Workshop: Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition

Workshop: Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition

This Saturday, take your photography to the next level with this workshop! Exploring Depth of Field, Exposure, and Composition covers ... read more

Olympus OM-D E-M5 mark II review: Good vibrations

Olympus OM-D E-M5 mark II review: Good vibrations

It was three years ago that Olympus introduced the world to their first OM-D camera, the E-M5. Borrowing design cues from Olympus’ read more

Workshop: The Business of Photography

Workshop: The Business of Photography

Calling all professional and aspiring professional photographers! Join us in the Pro Photo Supply Event Center on February 21 and 22 ... read more

Event: Photo of the Year Gala

Event: Photo of the Year Gala

Another Photo of the Year competition has come to a close, and it’s time to celebrate and pick the winners! The annual contest ... read more

Film Festivals Deciphered!

Film Festivals Deciphered!

Next Monday, join us in the Pro Photo Supply Event Center for a very special event brought to you by the Portland Film Marketing and ... read more

The Lumix Shoot Anything Tour

The Lumix Shoot Anything Tour

This Valentine’s Day, join Lumix Luminaries Giulio Scorio and Joseph Linashke in the Pro Photo Supply Event Center for an ... read more

Community Project – North Portland Intersection Painting

Community Project – North Portland Intersection Painting

Last July, a small handful of Pro Photo Supply employees headed to North Portland to help document the painting of the N Killingsworth ... read more

Workshop: Intro to Your DSLR with photographer Kevin Focht

Workshop: Intro to Your DSLR with photographer Kevin Focht

Commercial photographer and educator, Kevin Focht, returns to the Pro Photo Supply Event Center on February 3rd (that’s ... read more

Olympus Stylus TG-3 Tough Camera Review: Look closer

Olympus Stylus TG-3 Tough Camera Review: Look closer

Normally, a review of this type of camera would include underwater pictures of coral reefs, extreme snowboarding, or surfing in Hawaii. read more

New Product: G-Drive ev RaW and ATC

New Product: G-Drive ev RaW and ATC

G-Technology just announced three new ruggedized hard drives to compete head-on with LaCie’s Rugged series. What separates the ... read more

February 2015 Lab Gallery – Audra Osborne

February 2015 Lab Gallery – Audra Osborne

Name: AudraOsborne Location: Portland OR Website: www.audra-osborne.com Describe your motivation in three words: visual journal Artist ... read more

CES 2015: Fuji 16-55mm f/2.8 lens

CES 2015: Fuji 16-55mm f/2.8 lens

Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show continues to throw surprises at us this year. And who better to offer up a surprising ... read more

CES 2015: Nikon 300mm f/4 PF ED VR

CES 2015: Nikon 300mm f/4 PF ED VR

The key word in the Consumer Electronics Show is consumer. It is not the place we expect to find out about new high-end, ... read more

CES 2015: Nikon D5500

CES 2015: Nikon D5500

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas generally isn’t the hottest trade show for photography news, but this year has seen a ... read more

CES 2015: Canon Connect Station

CES 2015: Canon Connect Station

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is now underway in Las Vegas, and we’ve sent an away team to investigate. While our people ... read more

Canon G7 X Review: If you can’t beat them, join them. Then beat them.

Canon G7 X Review: If you can’t beat them, join them. Then beat them.

The Canon G7 X came as a surprise. The $699 advanced compact camera is smaller, less expensive, and just plain better than the ... read more

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD review – Circle of confusion

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD review – Circle of confusion

In what can only be described as a last-ditch attempt to revive the defunct Happy Bokeh Wednesday Flickr group and corresponding ... read more

Crazy-awesome holiday deals from Nikon and Canon!

Crazy-awesome holiday deals from Nikon and Canon!

This just in! Nikon and Canon have issued some crazy-awesome savings on a variety of products, effective today! This includes new ... read more

Panasonic LX100 Review: Big picture

Panasonic LX100 Review: Big picture

As the traditional consumer market for point-and-shoot cameras continues to decline, how do we beat the smartphones? is a question that read more

Holiday Gift Guide Highlight: Memberships to local organizations

Holiday Gift Guide Highlight: Memberships to local organizations

As much as we love shiny new toys, we also appreciate the importance of truly giving during the holiday season. But nothing says you ... read more

COLLABOR8.2 Recap

COLLABOR8.2 Recap

We want to take a moment to send a huge thank you to everyone who joined us for the return of COLLABOR8, our difficult-to-pronounce ... read more

November 2014 Lab Gallery | Misha Ashton-Moore

November 2014 Lab Gallery | Misha Ashton-Moore

Misha Ashton-Moore | Portland, Oregon | www.mishaashton.com Artist Statement:  I am a self-taught photographer working with 35mm film. ... read more

Canon 7D Mark II Review: Old school cool

Canon 7D Mark II Review: Old school cool

Canon’s 7D was more than just a popular camera. Released in the late Cretaceous period (aka 2009), its 18MP sensor, 1080p video ... read more

September 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Paloma Ayala

September 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Paloma Ayala

Our Travel-themed photo contest in September was a popular one, with many great entries. There was only one photograph, however, that ... read more

Survey: Your Next Camera

Survey: Your Next Camera

Okay folks, we’re doing something a little different today. We want to hear from you about what you’re looking for in a ... read more

Staff Pick – CamRanger wireless DSLR camera control

CamRanger, because shooting tethered is so 2012. That’s my personal tagline for CamRanger, the wireless transmitter for Nikon and read more

Opinion: Why I want to go mirrorless, but can’t

I’ve written pretty extensively on the merits of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. In the early days, these cameras were good ... read more

October 2014 Lab Gallery – Brian Christopher

Brian M. Christopher | Camas, Washington | www.throughwhiteeyes.wordpress.com Artist Statement:  As weird as it sounds, I was born a ... read more

Nikon D750 Review – Balancing act

Nikon D750 Review – Balancing act

It’s the summer of 2008. Nikon has just introduced the D700, a camera that takes the sensor of their first FX-format DSLR, the ... read more

August 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Jay Howard

Our bridge-themed August photo contest received many truly amazing photos. Picking a winner was no easy task for the judges, but all ... read more

News from Photokina 2014

We’ve seen many big announcements out of this year’s Photokina show—it’s going to be an exciting fall season for ... read more

Sony RX100 III Review – If it’s not broken, make it better

Sony RX100 III Review – If it’s not broken, make it better

It always bothers me when photo news outlets use words like “unleash” to announce the arrival of a new camera. It is especially ... read more

4,000 reasons to care about 4K video

What is 4K? Is it really worth it? Do you need it? Do you even want it? Well, if a picture is worth a thousand words, then a 4K video ... read more

5 lies photographers tell themselves that hold them back

The journey to become a professional photographer is fraught with danger. Well, maybe not danger (I did drop a 5D Mark II on my foot ... read more

That's a wrap – Portland Film Fest 2014 comes to a close

At Pro Photo Supply, we support a number of events for the photo and video community, but none compare to the week-long Portland Film ... read more

September 2014 Lab Gallery – Kim Oanh Nguyen

Name: Kim Oanh Nguyen Location: Portland, Oregon Website: www.photosbykim.com Describe your motivation in three words: When I was ... read more

Community Project – Lents Grown Story Yard

It’s amazing what you learn in the photography equipment business. For instance, I’ve lived in Portland for over 30 years, and I had no read more

July 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Jeffrey Dowell

Following our article on how to photograph fireworks, we though the best theme for July’s photo contest would be, of course, ... read more

5 Outdoor Photography Essentials

5 Outdoor Photography Essentials

From beginner to seasoned veteran, here are 5 items not to forget when heading outdoors for a shoot. At one time or another, I’ve left ... read more

Panasonic FZ1000 Review – Zooming ahead

Panasonic FZ1000 Review – Zooming ahead

Superzoom cameras are not exactly known for their image quality. They are often referred to as “bridge” cameras because they seek ... read more

Tech Tip – Choosing a dental kit

Dental camera packages are a specialty here at Pro Photo Supply. They consist of a high-quality camera, macro lens, and a macro flash. ... read more

August 2014 Lab Gallery – Jessica Durrett

Stop by the photo lab through the month of August to see the work of our own Jessica Durrett. From the photographer: These images were ... read more

Nikon D810 Review – King of the hill

Nikon D810 Review – King of the hill

New DSLR releases used to be met by massive throngs of rabid fanboys and girls, frothing at the mouth in anticipation of the ... read more

Community Profile – Newspace Center for Photography

Newspace Center for Photography is one of our premier non-profit partners. With a focus on photographic education, Newspace provides ... read more

June 2014 monthly photo contest winner(s)

Sometimes, our monthly photo contest on Facebook receives more than a few really good entries. Last month, while all three judges were ... read more

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 review: Speed thrills

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 review: Speed thrills

I have owned one Sigma lens in my life, the ultra-wide, full-frame 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6. That was several years ago, and I didn't much read more

Nikon D810 – Refining a revolutionary camera

On paper, the D810 may not appear to offer significant upgrades over the D800/D800e. In part, this is just Nikon following the pattern ... read more

How many images will fit on my memory card?

It’s a seemingly innocuous question and one we get asked all the time. You just bought a new camera and now you want a memory ... read more

5 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

5 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

Tech Tip – How to choose a metering mode (infographic!)

Your camera’s built-in light meter is a pretty amazing tool. Without it, none of the auto or semi-auto exposure modes would work, read more

Staff Pick – MeFoto SideKick360 Smartphone Tripod Adapter

Whether you think smartphones are ruining or revolutionizing photography, the phone as a camera is here to stay. This is made clear by ... read more

Tech Tip – How to Read and Use a Histogram

What is a histogram? When trying to teach myself about something new, I always like to look first at the word itself, as this usually ... read more

Tech Tip – How to Clean a Lens

Our customers come in all the time asking us to show them how to properly clean a lens.  That’s when we bunch up the bottom part of our read more

Made in the Northwest – Fundy Software

Made in the Northwest – Fundy Software

The Portland metropolitan area has been dubbed the “Silicon Forest” thanks to the likes of Intel and a few other large tech read more

Nikon 1 V3 Review – Looking the part

Finding a good mirrorless solution has been difficult for the likes of Nikon and Canon. Canon’s follow-up to their ill-fated EOS-M ... read more

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review: 4k for the rest of us

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Review: 4k for the rest of us

Like the Model T heralding the arrival of a new form of transportation for the masses, Panasonic’s DMC-GH4 mirrorless camera aims to ... read more

Canon G1 X Mark II Review: If at first you don't succeed…

Most photographers saw the original G1 X as a step in the right direction, quickly followed by two steps in the wrong direction. It ... read more

March 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Jonny Davenport

March 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Jonny Davenport

Editor’s note: Jonny Davenport submitted this photo to the Saving Eliza project at SmugMug, and it was selected for ... read more

2014 NAB Show Report

The annual National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas has quickly become one of the most exciting trade shows we attend. ... read more

April 2014 Galleries – Kieran Morgan and Christopher T

Through the end of April, we are featuring the work of Kieran Morgan in our Store gallery and Christopher T in the Photo Lab. Stop by ... read more

Made in the Northwest – CRU

It always surprises me how many small businesses there are in this area that have such a large impact on a national and even ... read more

Color Management 201 with Michael Wyman

Color Calibration. Why do we need to do it? One would imagine that you could just buy a computer system and it would be perfectly ... read more

Tech Tip – Choosing an Umbrella

They say you’re not a true Portlander if you own an umbrella, but I’m pretty sure they weren’t talking to ... read more

February Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Daniel Sloan

In February, we challenged you to take a creative photo of your office building, sound stage, yoga studio, dojo, or other workplace. ... read more

Staff Pick – Tenba Messenger DNA bags

At last count, I was the proud owner of six camera bags. A backpack, a messenger, a belt pack, a compact shoulder bag, and two ... read more

Gray Market? Gray Area.

A couple weeks ago, I noticed a co-worker of mine speaking to a customer about a camera repair. This person had purchased a major ... read more

January 2014 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Pedro Valdez

Our apologies for the delay, but we’re finally here with the announcement of the winner of the January monthly photo contest! ... read more

Tech Tip – Using external flash

An external flash is a great way to improve the quality of your photographs, and not just those taken indoors or in low light. I think ... read more

Fujifilm X-T1 Review: Fuji reinvents itself, again.

Fujifilm X-T1 Review: Fuji reinvents itself, again.

The fact that this is the third mirrorless interchangeable lens camera review in a row is no coincidence. I've said it before, and I'll read more

Wide Format Gallery – 2014 Winter Olympics

If you haven’t been into the store lately, it’s a great time to come in! Local professional photographer Troy Wayrynen is ... read more

Tech Tip – Profiling Your Monitor

Back in the good ol’ days of film, you could rest assured that your print would look the same no matter who you gave it to. Then ... read more

Olympus E-M10 review – the OM-D for everybody

Olympus E-M10 review – the OM-D for everybody

Olympus' decision to revive the OM brand last year turned out to be a great idea. The OM-D E-M5 represented a real step forward ... read more

Top Photo Gear Episode 2 – Retro Camera Review

It’s been a long time coming, but the second episode of Top Photo Gear is finally here. In this episode, we attempt to find the ... read more

Community Profile 09 – Tsilli Pines, Creative Mornings Portland

Creative Mornings is a free lecture series for photographers, filmmakers, writers, designers, artists, craftspersons, thinkers, doers, ... read more

Tech Tip – Raw vs. JPEG

It’s not uncommon for a camera shopper to ask what “raw” stands for. It’s easy to assume it’s an acronym, read more

Sony A7 Review: the future of photography is mirrorless

When Apple released the original iPhone, it changed the cellphone game—instantly and forever. Changes in the camera industry ... read more

Tech Tip – Getting Started with Video

If you bought a camera in the past few years, there’s a very good chance that it shoots video. In this age of digital ... read more

February 2014 Store Gallery – Carol Isaak

Through the end of February, stop by the main store to see photographs by Carol Isaak in our front gallery. From the artist: Alert to ... read more

Staff Pick – Fuji Instax Mini 90 instant camera

It might be getting a little colder in hell, because I just chose an instant camera as the next Staff Pick. Don’t get me wrong: ... read more

Tech Tip – Photographic Storytelling

  Photography is all about storytelling. Just finding a story can be its own challenge, but choosing how to tell it is even more ... read more

Ten things (mostly) not to buy in 2014

It’s 3:00 a.m. and insomnia has set in. Bleary eyed but wide awake, I grab my robe and head to my computer to do a little surfing. ... read more

Tech Tip – Photographing Motion

One of the defining aspects of photography is its ability to freeze a moment in time, and nowhere is this more readily apparent than in read more

Nov./Dec. Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Bruce Couch

Thanks to a busy holiday season, our abstract contest ran for two months, which helped it collect some incredible photos. Judging the ... read more

Staff Pick – Pentax Sensor Cleaning Kit

  Picking a sensor cleaner as a highlighted product may seem a little boring. Well, let’s be honest, it is boring. However, ... read more

Tech Tips – Basic Portrait Photography

We all know the number one reason people take pictures is to share images of what they are eating. But, second to that, one reason ... read more

CES 2014 – What's new for photographers

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may not be the main trade show for the photography industry, but that doesn’t ... read more

Tech Tips – Indoor Photography

From snapping a shot of your meal to taking a family portrait, indoor photography often poses many challenges simply because there ... read more

New in Rental – January 2014 – Cameras, Lenses, Lighting

New in Rental is a quarterly installment to the Pro Photo Supply blog that features a selection of gear recently added to our Rental ... read more

4 New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

The holiday season is behind us (let’s all breathe a collective sigh of relief) and a brand new year awaits! Whether or not you have a ... read more

Photo of the Year

Pro Photo Supply takes pride in being able to support the local community in a variety of ways, but one of our favorites is ... read more

Community Profile 08 – Outdoor Project

We are pleased to formally introduce Outdoor Project, a local business and non-profit that wants to help you find your next adventure. ... read more

December 2013 Store Gallery – Monthly Photo Contest Winners

We’re doing something different for our store gallery for the month of December this year: using it to showcase a sample of the ... read more

Made in the Northwest – Lensbaby

Made in the Northwest – Lensbaby

In a time when even cellphone cameras are being praised for their technical image quality, Lensbaby stands as a photographic paragon of read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Well, it’s that time of year again. The time for family, friends, hot drinks, and hearty food. The time to relax and take stock of the ... read more

October 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Zachary Blackwood

The “Make a Splash” theme was good fun, and we received many great photos. Some beautiful, some technically perfect, but ... read more

Announcing Top Photo Gear

You’ve all seen them: the boring camera overview videos featuring a polo-clad salesman in front of a gray background, talking ... read more

Staff Pick – Metabones Speed Booster

Most photographers are pretty familiar with the concept of a teleconverter. Basically, it works by magnifying the image circle ... read more

Staff Pick – Fiilex P360 LED Light

LED lights for video shooting are nothing new, but the Fiilex P360 offers novel features in a compact size at a great price. This new ... read more

August 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Marisa Kestel

Please tell us a little about yourself. What kind of photographer do you consider yourself? Enthusiast? Professional? Amateur? Weekend ... read more

COLLABOR8 – Thank You

Since the opening of our Event Center last November, we have had no trouble filling the space with classes, workshops, and photographer read more

July 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Dawn Baker

Congratulations to Dawn Baker, who’s stunning twilight image of Sparks Lake grabbed our attention right away, and held onto it a ... read more

Community Profile 07 – Ian McCluskey

Community Profile 07 – Ian McCluskey, NW Documentary from Pro Photo Supply on Vimeo. Our latest Community Profile video ... read more

September 2013 Lab Gallery – Jaclyn C.

This month in the photo lab gallery, we are happy to present the work of our own Jaclyn C. Stop by the lab to check out a selection of ... read more

Five Fall Photography Tips

It’s fall, and that means opportunities for great photography abound. Read on for our tips on how to make the most of this ... read more

September 2013 Store Gallery – Rebecca Evans

  This month, come in to the main store for a taste of Havana in the photographs of Rebecca Evans. From the artist: I was first ... read more

Staff Pick – PortaBrace Bags

When I shot news and rented video production gear on a regular basis, the components varied from job to job, but they nearly always ... read more

Full Frame vs. APS-C and MFT: Crop factor explained

Full Frame vs. APS-C and MFT: Crop factor explained

We've got the skinny on sensors large and small, and how they affect your photographs. read more

Made in the Northwest: Plywerk

Made in the Northwest: Plywerk

The Pacific Northwest is home to a surprising number of photo-industry businesses who design, build, code, and engineer some of the ... read more

Staff Pick – G-Tech G-DOCK

With the release of the G-DOCK, G-Technologly has delivered an elegant storage solution for photographers and filmmakers who need to ... read more

Community Profile 06 – Ascending the Giants

Community Profile 06 – Ascending the Giants from Pro Photo Supply on Vimeo. Pro Photo Supply is pleased to introduce Brian and ... read more

Staff Pick – Collapsible Reflector

One tool I never leave home without is a collapsible reflector/diffuser. Since all the reflectors we carry at Pro Photo Supply are ... read more

How to Choose Your Next Lens

If you just purchased your first DSLR or other interchangeable lens camera, you’re probably wondering what lens to get next. In ... read more

Meet Local Visionary, Gerry Ellis

It’s been a while since our last video, but we’re back! A couple of months ago, I sat down with local documentary ... read more

June 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Kit Engwall

We asked you to send us your best bike photos for our monthly photo contest in June, and you delivered! Kit Engwall’s photo of a ... read more

Staff Pick – Harman Gloss Baryta Inkjet Paper

Harman by Hahnemuhle’s Gloss Baryta is one of our most recently stocked inkjet papers at Pro Photo Supply and is an excellent versatile read more

Summertime Photography Tips

If you didn’t know otherwise, it would be easy to mistake a bright, summer day as the perfect time to take photographs. This ... read more

May 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Christina Angquico

Once again, we received many wonderful images for our monthly photo contest, but we felt Christina Angquico’s vibrant photo ... read more

Monthly Specials – June 2013

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June 2013 Monthly Photo Contest – "The Ride"

Portland is known for many things, but cycling is on the top of the list. This month, we invite you to submit your favorite cycling ... read more

Staff Pick – Benro A48F Video Monopod

Benro’s new line of video monopods follow in the wake of the highly successful Manfrotto 561 video monopod. I am a big fan of the read more

Community Profile 05 – Paige Stoyer and Global Press Institute

Community Profile 05 – Paige Stoyer, Global Press Institute from Pro Photo Supply on Vimeo. Global Press Institute (GPI) is one ... read more

Congratulations to Kevin Felts – Fujifilm Associate Focus Winner

We are proud to announce that our very own Kevin Felts was chosen to receive the coveted Fujifilm Associate Focus award for outstanding read more

Community Profile 04 – Friends of Outdoor School

Community Profile 04 – Friends of Outdoor School from Pro Photo Supply on Vimeo. Friends of Outdoor School is a non-profit ... read more

April 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Marla Misclevitz

When we set out to host a “Pet Portrait” photo contest, we knew it would generate a lot of interest. Even so, we were blown read more

Kevin's Guide to a Better Camera Buying Experience

This article is brought to you by sales associate, Kevin Felts. Many of our customers have a general idea of the type of camera they’re read more

May 2013 Store Gallery – Lois Settlemeyer

Visit our store gallery in May to view Lois Settlemeyer’s stunning images from Antelope Canyon. From the artist: Photography is a read more

Community Profile 03 – Boys and Girls Aid

In this third episode of our ongoing Community Profile video series, we introduce you to Ashley Cone of Boys and Girls Aid. Through The read more

2013 The Oregonian's Travel Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 The Oregonian’s Travel Photo Contest!  Stop by our Facebook Album to give them some ... read more

March 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee’s majestic image of the Hawthorne bridge on its 100th anniversary caught our attention in last month’s photo ... read more

Dabbling in Blackmagic

Almost a year ago, Blackmagic Design announced their Cinema Camera: a sub-$3,000 machine promising to bring true cinema-quality video ... read more

Making A Case for the Camcorder (by Kevin Felts)

This article comes courtesy of sales associate Kevin Felts. Kevin’s vast experience shooting professional video has taught him a ... read more

Community Profile 02: Julia Dolan, Portland Art Museum

Community Profile 02: Julia Dolan, Portland Art Museum from Pro Photo Supply on Vimeo. Episode 2 of our ongoing Community Profile ... read more

Meet Local Visionary, John Waller

We are very excited to be able to release the first episode in our new Local Visionaries series, where we sit down with local ... read more

February 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Soumya Jayaraman

February 2013 Monthly Photo Contest Winner – Soumya Jayaraman

February was another amazing month for our photo contest. The variety of self portraits we received was incredible, and made choosing a read more

Color Space: Fact and Fiction

Many photographers choose a color space arbitrarily or on a single piece of advice such as “Adobe RGB is better.”  However, this ... read more

March 2013 Store Gallery – Frank Lavelle

The Pro Photo Supply Store gallery is featuring the work of photographer Frank Lavelle throughout the month of March. Frank has spent ... read more

What is Resolution?

Recently, we talked a little about print size in Gina’s article “How Large Can I Print My Digital Image?” which ... read more

Why the Photo Lab Cropped Your Image

It’s happened to everyone, even professionals.  That perfect portrait of your niece comes back from the photo lab – but the head is ... read more

January Online Photo Contest Winner – Ben Coffman

January was an incredible month for our photo contest. Our Facebook timeline filled up with incredible snow-themed images. If you ... read more

In-House Video: Our Next Big Thing

Last year, we decided we wanted to do something different for our TV commercials, so we brought production entirely in-house. It ... read more

2012 Photo of the Year Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Photo of the Year Contest, benefiting the Friends of Outdoor School. Learn more about Photo ... read more

How Large Can I Print My Digital Image?

Article by Pro Photo Supply Lab supervisor, Gina Kelley. Your European vacation was a success and you finally have the chance to sort ... read more

February 2013 Photo Contest on Facebok: Self Portrait

We’re going to mix things up for our February Facebook photo contest with a more narrowly-defined theme: Self Portrait. ... read more

Photography Below Freezing

Winter in the Northwest makes for some beautiful and exciting photographic opportunities, but it also poses some big challenges. The ... read more

Finding Your Photography Niche

A photographer is not just someone who knows how to use a camera, control light, or frame a shot. Photography, like any artistic ... read more

Update from CES

Jon, Tom, Kyle, and Aaron are away at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, seeing all the latest and greatest in ... read more

December 2012 Facebook Photo Contest Winner: Paul Rich

Photographer Paul Rich delighted us with this classic holiday image. Read on for the explanation of the technical approach he took to ... read more

The Rise of the HDSLR and a New Era of Filmmaking

With rumors of the impending discontinuation of Canon’s venerable 5D Mark II, I felt this would be a good time to look back at ... read more

Homes and Gardens Photo Contest Winners

Below are the winning entries for the Oregonian’s Homes and Gardens photo contest! For more information on the winners, and to ... read more

Facebook Photo Contest – January 2013

For our first Facebook photo contest of 2013, we’re going with the theme of “snow.” Skiing, snowboarding, ... read more

New Wide Format Gallery

Our latest wide format gallery is now live in the main store, featuring extreme winter sports photos from four local photographers. ... read more

The Power of Print

I don’t print many photographs anymore. It’s a shame, really. In college I learned traditional darkroom printing, and while I wasn’t ... read more

Give a Better Gift: The Official 2012 Pro Photo Supply Holiday Gift Guide

Well, if it isn’t that time of year again. The time of year when you realize you have no idea what that special photographer in your ... read more

November 2012 Facebook Photo Contest Winner: Aaron Reed

Aaron Reed’s stunning image of the Palouse in Eastern Washington won our first monthly Facebook Photo Contest. He was kind enough read more

December 2012 Store Gallery – Daven Sprattling-Mathies

This month, our store gallery features the work of employee Daven Sprattling-Mathies. His work will be on display through the end of ... read more

Facebook Photo Contest – December 2012

After the successful completion of our first monthly Facebook photo contest, we’ve decided to continue things into Month 2! Same ... read more

How and Why to Buy a Used Camera or Lens

It’s no secret that camera gear is expensive. There are certainly those willing to pay any premium for the latest and greatest, but ... read more

Filters for Digital Photography

In the days when film reigned supreme, any serious photographer carried a stack of filters wherever they went: UV, polarizer, orange, ... read more

TV Commercial Behind-the-Scenes

We know you all eagerly want to learn how we produced the motion picture magic of our TV commercials this year. Okay, so maybe ... read more

Facebook Photo Contest

After the successful completion of our first monthly Facebook photo contest, we’ve decided to continue things into Month 2! Same ... read more

The Novice’s Guide to Digital Image Management

If you have ever found yourself confronted with a sloppy mess of photos on your computer—with enigmatic file names and stored in ... read more

Good Times with GigaPan

Last Saturday, GigaPan hosted an awesome workshop on how to use their Epic Pro. For those of you not familiar with the Portland-based ... read more

Employee Spotlight – Jim Clinefelter

When they’re not behind their desks or the sales counter, Pro Photo Supply employees tend to keep themselves busy behind the ... read more

2012 Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who came out to Birdfest for the photo contest unveiling. Congratulations to all of the winners and thanks to ... read more

2012 Oregon Wild Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out to the unveiling of the 2012 Oregon Wild Photo Contest. It was great to see everyone supporting ... read more

Going beyond Auto

Going beyond Auto Photography is not about the gear so much as it is about your eye, your vision. I’ve never heard a successful ... read more

2012 "Chasing the Light" Photo Contest Winners!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the unveiling of the “Chasing the Light” Photo Contest! Congratulations to all of the winners and ... read more

The Capture System for Event Photography by Kyle Valla

I had the opportunity to test the Peak Design Capture System on Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital’s annual Wet Nose Soiree. ... read more

Compact Cameras in the Era of Camera Phones

  So-called “point-and-shoot” cameras were for a long time the bread and butter of the camera industry. Cheap to manufacture, ... read more

July 2012 Store Gallery: Amielya Kaenne

This month we showcase the work of Washington based photographer, Amy Cords,in our store gallery space. Amy showcases a collection ... read more

2012 Canon "Catch the Color" Photo Contest Winners!

The anticipation can finally end! The rain has gone, the sun is out and we are announcing the winners of the Canon “Catch the ... read more

Video Product Highlight: The Atomos Ninja

Contrary to its name, the Ninja drew a lot of attention to itself last year at the National Association of Broadcasters Show. I was ... read more

July 2012 Photo Lab Gallery: Jen Mitsuko

Stop in at the photo lab this month to see the fine art photography of local photographer Jen Mitsuko! Jen Mitsuko is an fine art ... read more

Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival Photo Contest Winners!

We are happy to announce the winners of the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival Photo Contest! Congratulations to all of the winners! ... read more

2012 Oregon Humane Society Photo Contest Winners!

Thanks to everyone who came out for the unveiling of the 2012 Oregon Humane Society Photo Contest Winners! Congratulations to all of ... read more

2012 Columbia Gorge Refuge Nature & Wildlife Youth Photo Contest Winners!

We are happy to announce the winners of the 2012 Columbia Gorge Refuge Nature & Wildlife Youth Photo Contest! Congratulations to ... read more

2012 Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest!! Thanks to Jack Graham and the Pro ... read more

The Cascade Center of Photography

Pro Photo Supply is partnering with The Cascade Center of Photography to support photographic education in Bend and Central Oregon. ... read more

"Chasing the Light" Photo Contest

Pro Photo Supply is proud to support the photographic arts in the Columbia River Gorge by sponsoring “Chasing the Light”, a show of ... read more

Finding Portland!

Wow…Over 120k views in 24 hours… What another great project from Uncage the Soul Productions. We are proud to have helped ... read more

2012 Oregonian Travel Photo Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Oregonian Travel Photo Contest! Thanks for another year of great entries! GRAND PRIZE Nathan read more

When Size Matters: Camcorders vs. HDSLR’s

This is the second in a series of video focused articles. You can read the first one here. If my previous article had you scratching ... read more

Pro Photo Supply is headed to NAB 2012!

It’s that time of the year again! Time for NAB, cool new technology and new product releases. This year we are sending Rob, ... read more

Video for the Still Photographer

This is the first entry in a series of articles focussed on video. Come back next week for part 2! For both consumers and ... read more

Many thanks…

Thanks to everyone who came out to Nikon’s D4/D800 Launch Party on Friday! It was great to see everyone’s enthusiasm for ... read more

March-April 2012 Store Gallery: PPO 2012 Court of Honor

This month in our store gallery, we display the winners of the Professional Photographers of Oregon’s annual competition. ... read more

How To Be a Better Flasher, Part Three

Previously, I mentioned how bouncing your flash or using one of various flash diffusers can improve the look of your flash photography. read more

New Community Project: Great Ape Diaries

From photographing orphaned African elephants to documenting the Gulf Oil Spills, we always find ourselves involved with Gerry ... read more

Considering the Nikon D800/D800E

Update 2/9/2015: It’s been three years since the introduction of the Nikon D800/E, and with Canon’s recent announcement of ... read more

How To Be a Better Flasher, Part Two

Flash photography is a scary subject for many beginning photographers, but even for experienced shooters it can lead to headaches. As ... read more

Discovering the DSLR

Pro Photo Supply opened  its doors last week to NW Documentary instructor and awarding –winning videographer, John Waller.  John held ... read more

Congratulations to Treeverse! Winners of the Oregon Short Film Award.

Congratulations to John Waller and Uncage The Soul Productions for winning the Portland International Film Festival’s Oregon ... read more

Community Project: Photographer, Paige Stoyer

Pro Photo Supply is proud to announce it’s latest support for local photographer and film maker, Paige Stoyer, who is in the ... read more

How To Be a Better Flasher, Part One.

So you purchased a shiny new DSLR only to find out your indoor flash pictures create the same “deer in the headlights” look in your ... read more

February 2012 Store Gallery: Statue Farm

This month we are proud to showcase the work of Pro Photo Supply’s own Tom Darnall in our store gallery space. Tom showcases a ... read more

January 2012 Store Gallery: Career Girl Pin-Ups

This month in our store gallery, we bring you the Career Girl Pin-ups Calendar of Vancouver, WA photographer Kate Singh. The exhibit ... read more

Print on Kodak Professional Luster in our Photo Lab

There are some changes brewing in our photo lab this year.  We are looking at some upgrades, including a new paper that we have started read more

Pre order the new Nikon D4 and Canon G1 X today!

This past week, Nikon announced the newest member of the DSLR family, the D4! Stop by the store or call us at 503-241-1112 to pre order read more

Through a Lens Winner!

Congratulations to Christian Columbres for winning 1st Place in our Through a Lens: Architectural Photography Competition! We had a lot read more

Bike Photo Contest Winners

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for the 2011 Bike Photo Contest. Thanks to Judd & Daven from Pro Photo Supply ... read more

December 2011 Store Gallery: Nest

This month we feature the show entitled “Nest” by biologist turned photographer, Laura Jennings. “After working for ... read more

Creative Mornings, Portland!

If you’ve never had a chance to experience Creative Mornings before, you’re in luck!  Creative Mornings, originally started read more

Color Management 101 with George Maginnis

Here at Pro Photo Supply we talk to people every day who are having no end of trouble getting the image on their monitor to match the ... read more

"This is Culture" Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2011 Oregon Cultural Trust’s “This is Culture” Photo Contest! Some stats read more

Community Project: Finding Oregon

Congratulations to the team over at Uncage the Soul Productions for the success of their new time-lapse project “Finding ... read more

Pre-order the NEW Panasonic GX1 today!

Coming in December! Pre-order yours today! Panasonic GX1 16MP 3″ 460K dot Touch LCD ISO 12800 1920×1080, 60i Video recording read more

Winner of the Plastic Camera Photo Contest!

The results are in! Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s Plastic Camera Photo Contest and congratulations to all of the ... read more

Plastic Camera Photo Contest Unveiling

When: Thursday, November 3, 2011 Time: 6:00pm Where: Pro Photo Supply, Photo Lab – 1815 NW Northrup St. The results are in, the winning read more

Team Documents The Condit Dam Breach

If you haven’t heard yet, this Wednesday is the breach and removal of the Condit Dam on the White Salmon River. As the local ... read more

Photo Lab Partners with Oregon Heart Gallery

According to his caseworker, DeaQuan is “A very sweet boy, who has come a long way.”  This photo was displayed in the ... read more

October 2011 Store Gallery: Road Trip 2011

This month we are happy to display the photos of Pro Photo Supply employee Michael Wyman. Michael has chosen several images from his ... read more

Pre order your Canon EOS-1D X with us today!

Canon has announced the launch of the EOS-1D X, its latest flagship professional DSLR. The 18MP camera is built around a full-frame ... read more

Winners of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest

Saturday at Davis Park in Ridgefield, Washington, we had the pleasure of unveiling the 2011 Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest ... read more

Winners of the Oregon Wild Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who came out to the unveiling of the 2011 Oregon Wild Photo Contest. It was great to see everyone supporting ... read more

Oregon Wild Photo Contest Unveiling

Come join Oregon Wild and Pro Photo Supply at the 2011 Photo Contest unveiling in Portland! “Join us for a night of experiencing ... read more

New Community Project: Lucky 7

Even though we can’t allow animals in the store anymore, it doesn’t mean we still don’t love them! We are happy to ... read more

New Lomography Goodies!

  Come check out our new Lomography display at our Photo Lab location (across the street from our store)! New to the mix: Sprocket read more

The Real World Review: Micro Four Thirds

When Panasonic and Olympus announced the Micro Four Thirds (MFT*) system in 2008, many people, myself included, thought “ho hum.” There read more

Staying Young with Old Gear

Staying Young with Old Gear

Let me be blunt: I’m a nerd. Always have been, always will be. My love of technology and all things new was likely passed to me from ... read more

September 2011 Store Gallery: From the Eye of TC Brown

This month, we bring you the photographic work of TC Brown at our Pro Photo Supply Store Gallery. Come check out this unique collection read more

White Salmon Restored: A Timelapse Project

By October 12th 2012, the Condit Hydroelectric Project which once dammed up the White Salmon River in WA, will no longer slow down the ... read more

8/17 – 2011 Slabtown Festival

“Slabtown gets its name from the enormous quantities of slab wood—the rounded, exterior parts of a log cut away to square off ... read more

September 2nd: Homegrown Docfest + Treeverse Premiere

Pro Photo Supply can’t wait to attend the premiere of Treeverse in Portland, a documentary about an unprecedented 1 km canopy ... read more

August 2011 Store Gallery: Stickers, Pencils, Posters and Grafitti

This month we bring you the photography of Dale LaFollette. Dale LaFollette is an Oregon photographer who has been spent the last 30 ... read more

The Impossible Project's Color Shade and Silver Shade Polaroid Film

“With this in mind, we have hand-selected just 35 retail accounts from across North America to join us as Partner Shops in this ... read more

July 2011 Store Gallery: Jim Clinefelter & Sachiko Kadoi

Don’t miss the last weekend to see the combined artist show of Jim Clinefelter & Sachiko Kadoi at the Pro Photo Supply Store ... read more

Canon Ride the Wind Workshop – August 19th & 20th

For the second year in a row, Canon and Pro Photo Supply have teamed up to host a weekend of workshops in Hood River, Oregon. This year read more

Photo Project – Pedaling On The Road of Life

Meet L.E. Baskow, a cyclist, photojournalist, and friend of Pro Photo Supply. L.E. is on a cross-county photo project during the summer read more

2011 Catch the Color Tulip Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners of the 2011 Catch the Color Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival Photo Contest!! Thanks to the over 1,800 ... read more

Newly Condensed Pro Photo Supply Blog

Newly Condensed Pro Photo Supply Blog

Welcome to our new Pro Photo Supply Blog. We’ve condensed some of our outdated blogs, galleries, events and community pages into ... read more

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