The Northwest Center for Photography is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in Portland, Oregon. Our team of professionals, with a wide range of specialties, is here to help you indulge your passion for photography—digital, video, film or B&W darkroom.  

Whether you are just taking your camera out of the box, want to be more than just a happy snapper or are someone who has been taking pictures for years and wants to explore your creative potential, our instructors are going to do whatever it takes to advance the challenged and challenge the advanced. Although we’re all serious and passionate about photography, it is our individual belief that having fun while learning is essential to the creative process. So, check out our photography workshops and come have some fun with us.

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i witness gallery

The i witness gallery, a major part of the Northwest Center for Photography, is the brainchild of founder Sharon Lavier O’Keefe. The gallery features work by Northwest photography professionals, emerging photographers and pictures taken by students from the workshops. 

See i witness gallery featured on the OPB Arts & Life Web page.







Northwest Center for Photography, 1028 SE Water Avenue, Suite 50, Portland, OR 97214, Tel: 503-384-2783, E-mail:

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