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.

MaY Photo Talks

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



july Photo talks


Capturing the Night Sky: A Guide to Night Photography

3-Day Class - COCC

Explore the world of nighttime photography in this hands-on course with professional photographer Toni Toreno. In the first session, Toni will provide a brief review of basic camera settings, techniques and gear before guiding you through the many aspects of nighttime photography. The second session will consist of a field excursion to Sparks Lake where you will actively apply the lessons learned to capture the incredible night sky. In the final session, explore the fundamentals of Adobe Lightroom including basic program functions and editing techniques. You will have an opportunity to present your photos for critique if you wish.

WHEN: July 30-Aug 1, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30pm

WHERE: Central Oregon Community College