Products showcasing exceptional photography

Based in Portland, Oregon, Protégé Publishing specializes in color photography wall calendars for retail markets, along with calendars personalized for businesses large and small. Founded by photographer Rick Schafer and his wife Teresa in 2009, Protégé Publishing acquires top-quality content, and adhering to exacting production standards, brings to market publications that stand out from the crowd.

Our State Pride Calendar Line represents some of the finest large-format landscape photography in the world.  The photographers travel seasonally, chasing the light and atmospheric conditions to capture the beauty and the character of individual states. The State Pride Calendar line is currently available in Costco, Barnes and Noble, and Calendar Club.

Over the years, Protégé Publishing has partnered with companies such as The Tire Factory, The Reserve Vineyard and Golf Club, and Truitt Brothers to produce customized products that extend their brand recognition. Our goal is to help tell your story to your target audience through beautifully crafted publications.

Our publishing partners consist of commercial printers, prepress providers, binders, packagers, graphic designers, editors, and consultants who have worked at the highest levels of their respective industries.

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2024 State Pride Calendars