Shopping cartitems 

 

Store Locator

GOV EDU CORP

Picture Galleries

Resources

About us

Contact

ABOUT THE LEARNING CENTER

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

PERSONAL CONSULTATION

REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION

ZOO DEMO DAYS

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Demo Day

DENVER ZOO DEMO DAY

Sacramento Zoo Demo Day

San Francisco Zoo Demo Day

CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom - Intermediate

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Adobe Photoshop Elements Intermediate

BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY

CANON DIGITAL SLR

Canon EOS Discovery Day

CELL PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

COMPACT DIGITAL CAMERAS

DIGITAL DIVAS

DIGITAL PHOTO EXPO

Digital SLR Basics

Digital SLR Advanced

DOORS OPEN DENVER

DSLR Video

Electric Safari Light Photography at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

EXPOSURE VALUES

Floral Photography at Heather Farms

HAWK QUEST - WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH BIRDS OF PREY

HDR PHOTOGRAPHY

HUDSON GARDENS MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Micro 4:3 Olympus & Panasonic

Mirrorless Camera Systems

MUIR WOODS PHOTO WALK

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY SAN FRANCISCO

NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY SUNDOWN IN OLD TOWN SACRAMENTO

NIKON DIGITAL SLR

Nikon Digital SLR - D7000 & D610 Series

Nikon Digital SLR – D3200/D5300

PAINTING WITH LIGHT

PORTRAIT LIGHTING WORKSHOP

Sony Alpha Universe Experience

SONY INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERAS

Speedlight Days

Story Telling

Story Telling - Weddings

STUDIO LIGHTING BASICS!

Tamron Mobile Learning Center

Tamron Mobile Learning Sacramento

Trains & Tripods

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: TIPS AND TRICKS!

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE DENVER ZOO

WILDLIGHTS AT THE DENVER ZOO

Wildlife Photography Sacramento Zoo

Wildlife Photography at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

 

 

 

Doors Open Denver 2016

Saturday April 23 & Sunday April 24

Three great ways to participate!

Camera & Lens Demo Days

Seminar & Photo Walking Tours

Mike's Camera Photo Contest

 

Doors Open Denver is an annual celebration of Denver's architecture and design. This two-day event invites you to tour and appreciate the spectacular, the new, and the historic buildings you see but may have never entered or given much thought to as you pass by them every day. Join Mike's Camera along with Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Tamron for free educational seminars and Photo Walking Tours of Downtown Denver during Doors Open Denver 2016.

 

The crew from Mike's Camera along with Technical Representatives from the camera and lens manufacturers will guide you through a scenic tour capturing some of Downtown Denver's most remarkable sites and architecture. You can use your own gear or test drive free loaner gear provided by Mike's Camera and the participating vendors.

 

 

FREE Camera and Lens Demo Days

You'll have the opportunity to borrow and test drive the latest & greatest cameras and lenses from these leading manufacturers. From the latest cameras to exotic lenses we all dream about having. This year’s Demo Days will have more gear for you to try out than ever before!

 

FREE Mike's Camera Photography Seminars

Downtown Denver Photo Walking Tours

All Mike’s Camera events during Doors Open Denver 2016 will be held at the Denver Post Lobby and Auditorium located at 101 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204, at the corner of Colfax and Broadway in Downtown Denver, across from Civic Center Park.

 

 

Tickets are required to participate in the walking tours and are limited to 30 individuals per group and benefit the Denver Architectural Foundation. To purchase your Mike’s Camera Photo Walking Tour tickets, click on the link and scroll down to list to the “M”s.

 

You'll enjoy a brief presentation on photographic principles and gain historical insight about street photography, both people and architecture. The seminars will review the following topics to help you make the most of the photo walk and picture taking opportunities:

  • Composition
  • Perspective and Point of View
  • Tips for Capturing Interiors 
  • Tips for Capturing Dramatic Exteriors

  • Tips for Capturing Details

 

Morning Seminar & Photo Walking Tour

9:00 AM Start Time

30 min Street/People/Architectural Photography Seminar

90 min Walking Tour

Tour will conclude no later than Noon

 

Mid-Day Seminar & Photo Walking Tour

1:00 PM Start Time

30 min Street/People/Architectural Photography Seminar

90 min Walking Tour

Tour will conclude no later than 4:00 PM

 

Afternoon/Dusk Seminar & Photo Walking Tour

5:00 PM Start Time

This session will focus on capturing the "magic light" at dusk, and using slower shutter speeds to capture movement and ambient light. Tripods and shutter releases are recommended.

30 min Street/People/Architectural & Night Photography Seminar

90 min Walking Tour

Tour will conclude no later than 8:00 PM

 

Register Now for one of 6 Photo Walking Tours 

Mike’s Camera Doors Open Denver Photo Contest

This is your opportunity to find and photograph your favorite areas of Denver, post your images to a public site, have them reviewed by a panel of judges and get the opportunity to win fantastic prizes! (Please be aware that some sites have restrictions on interior or exterior photography, so please ask first.)

 

Photographers ages 18 and older are invited to participate – and winning entries will be showcased on the Doors Open Denver website: doorsopendenver.com and Facebook: Facebook.com/DoorsOpenDenver.

 

Doors Open Denver Photo Contest

Our judges will review and select a Grand Prize winner, along with 1st and 2nd place winners for the following categories as well as a People’s Choice award with winners selected by online public vote.

 

  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Detail 
  • People's Choice 

     

    Photo Contest Prizes Provided by Mike’s Camera and Olympus  

     

    Grand Prize Camera Package Valued at over $1,900

    Olympus E-P5 Pen Camera with M. Zuiko Digital 17mm

    Lowepro StreetLine SH 120 Shoulder Bag

    ProMaster 32GB Professional SDH Memory Card

    Mike’s Camera Perfect Picture Pak

     

    1st Place Prizes

    One winner for each of the of the three Categories

    Exterior, Interior, Detail and People’s Choice

    30x40-inch Mounted Print for winners in each of the four categories

     

    2nd Place Prizes

  • 20x30-inch Mounted Print for winners in each of the four categories
  • Exterior, Interior, Detail and People’s Choice
  •  

    Photo Contest Entry Deadline

    The entry deadline to submit your photos is Sunday, May 15th. All photos submitted must be taken during Doors Open Denver weekend, and stock Denver photos as discouraged.

     

    Entry Rules

    Photos are not limited to Doors Open Denver sites but must be of sites within the City of Denver. Photos are limited to one image upload per category. Upload your images here beginning April 23rd

    Entrants must be 18 or older.

    All entrants agree that their names and images may be displayed and used in the Doors Open Denver Photography Competition for marketing and promotional purposes and/or for display in Mike’s Camera store(s) without charge or copyright infringement, and that the images they upload are acceptable for public view. Winners must provide full resolution image files of winning images to be used for printing of the prize photograph and/or for display and promotional purposes by Mike’s Camera, Inc., in order to receive their winning prize.

  •  

    Products

     

    Cameras

    Camcorders

    Gear

    Scanners & Printers

    Computer Peripherals

    Software

    Darkroom

    Optics

    Photo Services

     

    Wall Art

    Books

    Printing

    Cards & Stationery

    Photo Gifts

    Calendars

    Scanning

    Retouching & Design

    Video Services

    Film Services

    Print Finishing

    Business Solutions

    Passport Photos 

    Repairs & Rentals

     

    Cameras & Video Rentals

    Digital SLRs

    Lenses

    Camera Flashes

    35mm Film SLRs with Lenses

    Camcorders & Accessories

    Studio Lighting

    Tripod & Heads

    Projection Equipment

    Camera & Video Repairs

    FAQs

    Limited Warranty Terms & Conditions

    Learning Center

      

    View full class listing

    Photo Tips
    Photographic Glossary

    Hard to Find Gear

     

    Click here to view full listing

    Resources

     

    Coupons & Rebates

    This Week's Ad

    Upcoming Events

    Perfect Picture Pak

    Newsletter

    Photo Contests

    Photo Tips

    Astronomy Outreach

    Community Involvement

    Purchasing Online

    Photographic Glossary

    Camera & Photo Clubs

    About Us

     

    About Mike's Camera

    Contact Information

    Our Mission

    Why Buy at Mike's

    Customer Testimonials

    Smile Club

    Employment

     

     

     

    Nikon

    Canon

    Sony

    Olympus

    Panasonic

    Leica

    Sigma

    Fujifilm

    Tamron

    ProMaster

    Manfrotto

    Lowepro

    Contact Us

     

    Corporate Office | 2500 Pearl Street | Boulder, CO 80302 | Phone: (303) 443-1715 | service@mikescamera.com

    STORE LOCATOR

     

    Register to our e.newsletter

     

    FOLLOW US ONLINE: