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Rodeo Photography at Pendleton Roundup {with PPW}

  • 09/10/2023
  • 7:00 AM
  • 09/11/2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • Pendleton Roundup, Pendleton, OR


  • OPPA, ASMP, PPW and PPA Members
  • Non Members

Rodeo Photography at the Pendleton Roundup

Once again, OPPA members have a wonderful opportunity to join in with our neighbors to the north, PP of Washington!


DATE: Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11

LOCATION: Pendleton, OR

COST: $178 for both days, $99 for one day - PPA, PPW or OPPA Members
$129 a day or $250 for both days* - Non-Member [*Includes a 1 year PPW membership ($200 value)]

Get special access to the behind the scenes of the historic Pendleton Round-Up Rodeo in Pendleton, OR on September 10th and 11th to photograph exciting action and creative portrait techniques. This is a two all-day+ event with some fun and creative opportunities for attendees! AND you'll earn PPA merits!

On Sunday, we kick off with access to the Queen’s Court practice in the arena, then you will have the opportunity to photograph in the famous Let ‘er Buck Room in a hands-on Portrait Lighting workshop with professional instructor, Lara Grauer, CPP, AFP.

On Monday, along with more VIP access to the Round-Up arena events, there is even more... a image competition! First thing in the morning, makers will have 2 hours to photograph, select, edit and prepare an image for a 16”x20” print. There will be more events in the afternoon to photograph in the arena and around the facility. The image judging will be done by the Pendleton Whisky posse. There will be a competition winner declared and participants will be able to take their images home at the end of the day. Attendees will also receive a Pendleton Round-Up Swag Bag for participating in the Monday class

Round-Up lead photographer Robert McLean will be guiding us both days with his insight and experience on how to photograph a rodeo.

Space is capped at 20 photographers, so register early! Deadline is Aug 28th


PPA Members will receive 1 PPA merit for attending this workshop.

OPPA Members receive 1 OPPA Point for attending this workshop in its entirety.

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