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?

The Life Of An Instagram Photographer

The Life Of An Instagram Photographer

We headed out on a cloudy morning to Abiqua Falls.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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

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!

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Introducing Promatic One

Introducing Promatic One

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

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 ...

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 ...

Sony announces RX10 Mark III

Sony announces RX10 Mark III

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

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?

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.

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 ...

– 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.

Monthly Photo Contest: Self Portrait

Monthly Photo Contest: Self Portrait

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

Fujifilm X70 review: Pocket ace

Fujifilm X70 review: Pocket ace

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

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.

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.

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

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 ...

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.

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!

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Photo news week in review: January 24, 2016

Photo news week in review: January 24, 2016

Olympus reveals the PEN-F.

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.

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 ...

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.

Retro revisited: Fujifilm finally announces the X-Pro2

Retro revisited: Fujifilm finally announces the X-Pro2

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

“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.

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.

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

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. ...

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

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.

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!

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? ...

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.

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.

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

CES 2016: Canon presents new VIXIA camcorders

CES 2016: Canon presents new VIXIA camcorders

In addition to new ...

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.

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 ...

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!

Welcome to the new prophotosupply.com

Welcome to the new prophotosupply.com

New website?

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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.

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Results

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest Results

Oregon Humane Society Pet Photo Contest Results

Oregon Humane Society Pet Photo Contest Results

Film Photo Contest Winners Announced

Film Photo Contest Winners Announced

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 ...

September 2015 Lab Gallery – Patricia Kolberg

September 2015 Lab Gallery – Patricia Kolberg

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

Made in the Northwest – Looptworks

Made in the Northwest – Looptworks

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

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

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?

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

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 ...

Plywerk Featured Artist: Kat Dierickx

Plywerk Featured Artist: Kat Dierickx

Originally published at the 

August 2015 Lab Gallery – Lois A Settlemeyer

August 2015 Lab Gallery – Lois A Settlemeyer

Photos by Lois     |    

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, ...

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,

Leica Q guest review: A free Leica camera?

Leica Q guest review: A free Leica camera?

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

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. ...

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 ...

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,

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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’

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

5 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

5 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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! ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Community Profile 09 – Tsilli Pines, Creative Mornings Portland

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Community Profile 07 – Ian McCluskey

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Facebook Photo Contest – January 2013

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

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. ...

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

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 ...

Facebook Photo Contest

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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! ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

"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 ...

Finding Portland!

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

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

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, ...

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 ...

New Community Project: Great Ape Diaries

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

Discovering the DSLR

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

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 ...

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 ...

Through a Lens Winner!

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

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 ...

Creative Mornings, Portland!

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

"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

Community Project: Finding Oregon

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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