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Jan
28
7:00 PM19:00

January 2019 Meeting

Our Featured January 2019 speaker is Charles Purvis!

Click here for more information!

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If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

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New: Member’s monthly Photographic Discussion Group

Starting in January 2019, Gary Brockway will be conducting a discussion group for interested members before our regularly scheduled meetings. No need to sign up: just show up if you are looking for more discussion surrounding your work. The discussion will start every month at 6PM and will end at 6:45, in the normal meeting room at Multnomah Arts Center.


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Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

December 2018 Meeting

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Our December meeting will be dedicated to our yearly Holiday Party, held in the regular room at the Multnomah Arts Center.

If you are a PPF member, please bring a matted print of your work, wrapped in plain unmarked brown paper, for our print exchange!

This party will be a potluck, so please bring a dish to share! Keep in mind that you’ll be responsible for everything necessary to serve and enjoy your dish: for example, if you bring chili in a crockpot, please bring an extension cord to plug it in, serving utensils, and bowls.

PPF will provide some drinks and some bio-degradable utensils.

There will be a fun drawing for great prizes as well for PPF members, no purchase required!


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Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

November 2018 Meeting

Our Featured November speaker is Keith Walklet! Click here for more information.

If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

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Member Photo booth opportunity!

PPF member Ashley Jennings will be running another photo booth in an effort to capture the likenesses of PPF members. If you are a current paid member, we would love to take your photo with your favorite camera! Be sure to show up to the meeting 15-20 minutes early, or plan to stay a few minutes late to have your photo taken for our new and improved member’s page.


Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

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Oct
15
7:00 PM19:00

October 2018 Meeting

If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

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Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

September 2018 Meeting

PPF is proud to feature Chester Ng as our September guest speaker

If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

moc.syelooteht@yad

Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

August 2018 Meeting

If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

moc.syelooteht@yad

Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

July 2018 Meeting

Our July meeting will be held at Disjecta

As you remember, finding a new location was one of the top requests on the survey we received in January. Disjecta is one of the options we have explored. July's meeting will allow you to give us feedback on what you think.

Visit Disjecta's website


If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

moc.syelooteht@yad

Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Jun
18
7:00 PM19:00

June 2018 Meeting

Featured speaker: Katharine T Jacobs

Katharine T. Jacobs is a large format film photographer working in silver gelatin and alternative processes. Her work is conceptual and deals with femininity, chronic illness and living with a disability. She uses the human form to communicate emotions and sensations that are deeply personal while also trying to create beautiful images that viewers can appreciate on both an aesthetic and visceral level.

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If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

moc.syelooteht@yad

Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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May
21
7:00 PM19:00

May 2018 Meeting

PPF is proud to announce Jim Fitzgerald will be our guest speaker

Jim Fitzgerald is a large and Ultra large format Photographer, Camera Builder and Carbon Transfer Specialist. Mr. Fitzgerald is also an educator who teaches the historic process known as Carbon Transfer Printing.

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If you'd like to present your photos

Please be prepared with 3 to 5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. Be ready to explore your reasons for making the art, what makes it special to you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. We will have time for about 3-4 members to present before our speaker.

Please make your intention to present known to Day Tooley and if you are using digital images, please send them to Day for formatting. Day will need a few days to format, so please don’t send them at the last minute:

moc.syelooteht@yad

Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

April 2018 Meeting

The board has received requests to open a meeting for print/digital presentations of member’s art. This next meeting will be just that.

If you would like to present: Please be prepared with 3-5 prints or digital images to share with the membership. We are very lucky to have Ray Bidegain moderate this presentation. Ray will share his own art and model an easy format for presenting at the beginning of the presentation portion of the meeting. He will also walk members through examining their reasons for making their art, what makes it special to each of you, what you would like us to experience, etc. Each member presentation will be timed to get into the flow. You can expect about 10 minutes to share. Please note that we will work with as many members as possible given the time restraints.

Please remember that all digital images need to be sent to Day Tooley for formatting. Day will need a day or two to format so please don’t send them at the last minute:

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The new website will be presented by Jeff Brownell. There will be an update on the 2 upcoming submission deadlines for exhibits.


Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

February 2018 Meeting

We are honored and excited to have the following artists on our panel for our February PPF Presentation!

Andrea Hollander - Poet
Laura Valenti - Photographer
Fred Swan - Painter
Ray Bidegain - Panel Moderator

Learn more about the panelists


Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

September 2017 Meeting

This month's guest speaker is Peter Gomena

Many know Peter as our Past President and "keeper of the faith" with film and large format photography. Peter will show some of his new work and talk about how his experiments with odd cameras and processes have influenced personal vision.


Our monthly meetings feature a guest speaker, usually an accomplished photographer from the Portland/Vancouver area. Members also share and talk about new work, ideas, techniques, equipment, places to go and ways to work. 

Monthly meetings are open to all, non-members are very welcome to attend.

Learn more about us

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