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!
Welcome Charlottesville Photographers!
6 days ago · 1:00 PM
Portrait Photography Class (Sat 10/15 & Sun 10/16) at PVCC
I only offer this weekend portrait photography crash course once a year. It's an 8 hour class at PVCC (4 hours on Saturday 10/15 and 4 hours on Sunday 10/16), and... Learn more
October 8 · 9:00 AM
RESCHEDULED DATE PENDING Truck Graveyard, an Autumn visit.
A return visit to one of my favorite places!
We may bring a group of 20 or fewer photographers onto the private property to photograph the collection of old trucks they... Learn more
October 1 · 3:00 PM
Worldwide Photo Walk
Will start at Culbreth Theater / Beta Bridge then:
1) Lambeth Field / Beta Bridge
2)... Learn more
September 24 · 10:00 AM
Shoot Off 2016
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
September 3 · 12:00 PM
PhotoWalk: Swannanoa Mansion
A popular past CPI PhotoWalk, CPI has not done since 2014… We have a lot of new folks who may not know of Swannanoa or folks like myself where this would be a double... Learn more