Photo Talks

Looking to brush up on your photography skills?  We offer photo lectures on a variety of topics from how to work your camera, to the latest trends in the photo industry, to the best way to edit in Lightroom and much more.  These lectures are updated regularly, so check back and see if there's a topic you're interested in diving deeper into.


MaRCH Photo Talks

REI Night Photography - Bend Photo Tours

Nature at Night: How to Photograph the Night Sky - REI Talk

Join Toni Toreno of Bend Photo Tours at Bend REI for a presentation on capturing unforgettable night photographs, and get tips for shooting the upcoming Supermoon (We also have a Supermoon Workshop too!!) Toni brings both the passion and the experience that will inspire your next photo outing.

WHEN: March 13, 2018 | 5:30-7pm

WHERE: REI Bend

TALK DETAILS: CLICK HERE


April Photo Talks

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Kilimanjaro - Trekking & Photographing one of Africa’s highest peaks - REI Talk

Whether you’re planning a trip to Africa soon or just looking to do a backpacking excursion in Oregon outback, Toni Toreno, professional photographer at Bend Photo Tours, will share some tips on getting the best shot. Join her as she shares a visually stunning presentation through one of Africa’s most sought out peaks.

WHEN: April 11, 2018 | 5:30-7pm

WHERE: REI Bend

TALK DETAILS: CLICK HERE


MaY Photo Talks

Chasing the Light: Landscape Photography 3-Day Class - COCC

Give your landscape photography skills a boost in this hands-on course at the COCC with professional photographer Toni Toreno, founder of Bend Photo Tours. This 3-day class will provide a brief review of basic camera settings and techniques, combined with a field excursion to Smith Rock where you will actively apply the lessons learned by capturing the beautiful landscape during the golden hour and sunset. And finally explore the fundamentals of Adobe Lightroom including basic program functions and editing techniques.

WHEN: May 7 - 9, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30pm

WHERE: Central Oregon Community College

CLASS DETAILS: CLICK HERE

 
Bend Photo Tours - REI Talk

Chasing the Light : Tips & Techniques for Outdoor Photography - REI Talk

Join Toni Toreno - Owner of Bend Photo Tours at REI Bend as she shares tips and techniques on how to access the best lighting situations (morning, midday, and night), choose the right gear, and capture the best shot!

WHEN: May 15, 2018 | 5:30-7pm

WHERE: REI Bend

TALK DETAILS: CLICK HERE