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The Gray Lab

#GrayLabSlam Photographer Ticket (afternoon group)

We're finally coming to Salem! Join up to 15 models and 15 portrait photographers for a collaborative shoot at The Gray Lab: a gorgeous 1,100 sq. ft. natural light photography studio & co-working space in the heart of Downtown Salem.

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#GrayLabSlam Photographer Ticket (afternoon group)
#GrayLabSlam Photographer Ticket (afternoon group)

Time & Location

Mar 01, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:15 PM

The Gray Lab, 393 State St Suite 240, Salem, OR 97301, USA

About the Event

Portrait Slam is teaming with The Gray Lab to host Salem's first ever portrait slam! We have room for 30 creatives to join forces & collaborate with modern, clean, hipster-designer vibes. 


Wardrobe on location by Gatsby Boutique 

Floral artistry by Moments in the Garden Floral

Prizes by The Arbor & Big Wig Donut's to the model (or photographer) who rocks the theme hardest

Wardrobe & Theme:

The Gray Lab's tall ceilings, large windows, white walls & open floor plan are ideal for modern portraiture. The studio is elegant, minimal & clean. The color pallate is white, gray & black with subtle pops of earth toned greens, reds & blues. Find inspiration in modern architectural design, lattes & cappuccinos, Macintosh ear buds, fixie bicycles, vintage Leica cameras, cans of moustache wax & oiled oxford boots. For further inspo, try searching #thegraylab, #minimalism, & #moderndesign

We're asking everyone to try & arrive dressed in theme. The Gatsby Boutique, located just around the corner from The Gray Lab, will be providing the perfect curated wardrobe on location for models to wear or accessorize with during the shoot. Katy Ogdahl (owner of the Gatsby Botique) will be available to assist models with wardrobe. Moments in the Garden Floral will be contributing flower crowns, boquets & other fabalous floral artistry for models. Please arrive by 11:45am in order to check in & browse wardrobe before intros begin at 12pm


Sunday, March 1st, 2020

3:00pm: Models & Photographers begin to arrive

3:30pm: All Models & Photographers should arrive by this time 

4:00pm: Introductions (don't miss this!)

4:15pm: Shoot begins

6:00pm: Final shots

6:15pm: Group photo & announcements 

6:30pm: Departure


VIP Subscribers: $20

General Ticket: $25


The Gray Lab: 393 State St, Suite 240 - Salem, OR 97301


At the end of the slam, we'll be giving away a gift bag donated by The Arbor to the model (or photographer) who rocks the theme hardest! Bonus points for creativity & style. *To be eligibile to win a dozen fresh & delicious donut holes by Bigwig Donuts during intros, please help inspire creativity by sharing a story that features an item you plan to rock at the slam & mention Portrait Slam 


This invitation is required to attend. We work hard to curate a balanced & diverse group of creatives. To reserve your spot, please register after reading & agreeing to How This Works on our website at Your ticket will become non-refundable after Feb 27th. We're always open to your suggestions for other models or portrait photographers to consider inviting; please let us know!  

Photo Release: Print HERE


- Please print & bring this form to the slam signed by a Guardian 

- 18 & over: please bring a signed copy or be prepared to sign our photo release upon arrival 

For further questions, please reach us at:

(541) 690-9293 

Instagram: @portrait_slam



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