Welcome to the Charlottesville Photography Initiative!

The CPI’s mission is to foster an open, friendly and professional environment in Charlottesville and the surrounding areas, providing an educational forum and building a community for amateur and professional photographers.

The CPI's vision is to be the nexus for all things photography related in the Charlottesville and surrounding areas. In support of its mission and vision, The CPI:

  • Provides a forum to bring local photographers together
  • Creates a sense of fellowship among photographers
  • Gives back to the community through non-profit photography
  • Delivers advanced photographic education
  • Increases collaboration and resource-sharing between members
  • Promotes professional growth
  • Provides artistic enrichment
  • Advocates for local photographers

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you join us!

Regards,

Christian DeBaun
CPI Director
434.962.0007

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Recent Meetups

  • June 27 · 10:00 AM

    Shoot Off 2015

    39 Contributors | 5.00

    About The Shoot Off: At 10 a.m. a subject will be announced to the CPI Members and Supporters who have RSVP'ed to this event via email and the event page. Supporters... Learn more
  • May 30 · 10:00 AM

    Shoot Off 2015

    33 Contributors | 4.50

    About The Shoot Off: At 10 a.m. a subject will be announced to the CPI Members and Supporters who have RSVP'ed to this event via email and the event page. Supporters... Learn more
  • May 23 · 6:30 PM

    BETTY concert at the Paramount. Raising funds for SHE and SAFE.

    5 Contributors | 5.00

    Hi folks! Moose's Restaurant by the creek has asked for our help!  When Amy and Moose purchased the restaurant in July 2014, it was their goal to use it as a platform to... Learn more
  • April 26 · 10:00 AM

    UVa Gardens PhotoWalk

    6 Contributors | 5.00 | 45 Photos

    I know this is kind of short notice, but hoping some of you can join me Sunday morning...weather is going to be almost perfect "Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.... Learn more
  • April 25 · 10:00 AM

    Shoot Off 2015

    20 Contributors | 4.50

    About The Shoot Off: At 10 a.m. a subject will be announced to the CPI Members and Supporters who have RSVP'ed to this event via email and the event page. Supporters... Learn more
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