What we're about

The Colorado Photography Learning Group (CPLG) provides an open, friendly learning environment for photographers, from beginners to experts, through classes, workshops, lectures and location shoots.

CPLG was started by Colorado Springs photographer, Mike Pach, in August of 2010 and has grown to include chapters in Colorado Springs, Denver and Pueblo. The group currently has 1,850 members and is well on its way to becoming the premier Colorado location for photography-related learning due to the quality and integrity of its organizers, instructors and members.

CPLG is the only group in the area that has worked with some of the top photographers in the industry through Canon’s Explorers of Light program, including George Lepp, Hanson Fong, Rick Sammon and Jennifer Wu. We are committed to helping those in the community improve their skills and increase their appreciation of this art form while having fun and making friends along the way.

CPLG consists of and is lead by members of all experience levels, from working professionals to beginners, and includes a tremendous amount of talented individuals who are willing to share their knowledge with others. We encourage anyone with an interest in photography to join and will welcome you regardless of your skill level.

Membership is FREE, and members are offered discounts on various products that our sponsors offer. We occasionally have FREE giveaways at our events. Some of the classes hosted are fee-based, but we offer plenty of free workshops and photo shoots to our members and their guests.

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The Colorado Photography Learning Group and its logo are trademarks registered with the Colorado Secretary of State. The CPLG logo has been registered with the US Copyright Office.

Upcoming events (5)

Virtual Meeting - Nic Stover, the Psychology of Photography

The psychology of photography goes beyond making pretty pictures and starts to examine the deeper questions beyond the creation of our images. How are we drawn to patterns, shapes, lines, and what do they mean to our subconscious? What is the relationship of these elements to our emotional response to scenes in the field? What are the different schools of psychology and how the brain forms thoughts and how you can work with that. In this presentation we talk about how colors impact our moods and how we read images, look at how we can alter our capture techniques or processing to reflect the emotions we want to show or what we felt. We also examine how the rules of composition are not arbitrary rules and rather have their very foundations in brain science. Members can post an image, and Nic will do a review of those images as part of the presentation. Login information will be sent out the day of the meeting.

Virtual Meeting

Online event

We're getting together via Zoom to talk photography. There will be a different topic of discussion each week that will be announced prior to the meeting. We usually have time for critiques, so you may share a couple of photos for feedback (do not post photos on Meetup). I will send the login information and password the day of the meeting.

Virtual Meeting

Online event

We're getting together via Zoom to talk photography. There will be a different topic of discussion each week that will be announced prior to the meeting. We usually have time for critiques, so you may share a couple of photos for feedback (do not post photos on Meetup). I will send the login information and password the day of the meeting.

Virtual Meeting

Online event

We're getting together via Zoom to talk photography. There will be a different topic of discussion each week that will be announced prior to the meeting. We usually have time for critiques, so you may share a couple of photos for feedback (do not post photos on Meetup). I will send the login information and password the day of the meeting.

Past events (679)

Virtual Meeting - Scott Wilson

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