Category: Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jessops Launch Scottish Outdoors Experience

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Jessops Academy has introduced its first ever outdoors photography experience in Scotland. Under the guidance of a Jessops Academy tutor, participants will be supported with the expertise of a professional with a broad knolwedge of all cameras to take impressive landscape, wildife and macro images. Set at the field studies centre in Kindrogan, Blairgowrie, delegates will have special access to a carefully located nature hide for photographing red squirrels. Here students will have the chance to experiment in taking close-up and moving shots of the squirrels in their natural habitat. The course is aimed at students with a previous knowledge and experience of using exposure including Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO. On the day, delegates will need to bring a camera, fully charged batteries (including spares), memory cards, lenses, and it is advisable to bring waterproof clothing and protective footwear. Click through / scroll down for the details.

Jessops Academy has introduced its first ever outdoors photography experience in Scotland. Under the guidance of a Jessops Academy tutor, participants will be supported with the expertise of a professional with a broad knolwedge of all cameras to take impressive landscape, wildife and macro images. Set at the field...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Innovation Hub at The Photography Show

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Book a Studio, phlow, Rambex Universal and SNAPP Guides have been chosen to exhibit their products and services in the inaugural Innovation Hub at The Photography Show (18-21 March, NEC Birmingham). The Innovation Hub will play host to the first lens in the world to fit any camera or video camera – the Rambex 105mm f/8 Universal and DIY Camera Lens v1.0. The Universal Lens is manually operated and focused by sliding the focusing tube forwards or backwards. Pros will also benefit from a visit to see the team behind Book a Studio – an all-new, unique digital directory which allows photographers and videographers to find their perfect studio. Founded in 2016 and based in London, Book a Studio provides everything needed for users to contact studios and is free of charge for both studios and photographers to use. For the photographers heading to the show who love to combine travel into their work, SNAPP Guides' new, innovative, smart app will change the way that future shoots are planned, leaving more time for the all-important creative preparation. phlow will also be on hand in Innovation Hub to present their photo-sharing platform with the visitors of The Photography Show looking to get ahead with their own digital marketing. The technology behind this new app allows the images photographers have taken to be seen by targeted people beyond existing social circles, while providing powerful and contextual insights into portfolios.

Book a Studio, phlow, Rambex Universal and SNAPP Guides have been chosen to exhibit their products and services in the inaugural Innovation Hub at The Photography Show (18-21 March, NEC Birmingham). The Innovation Hub will play host to the first lens in the world to fit any camera or video...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Celebrating 100 Years of Gitzo

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories, Events, Photographers
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To celebrate its 100th birthday, Gitzo will give any customers who purchase a Systematic tripod a bespoke, lithographically printed, limited edition book commissioned by one of the world’s most respected landscape photographers, Colin Prior. Gitzo’s strongest and most stable tripods, the Systematic range is modular - with a top casting element that opens and closes to allow each tripod to be configured with a flat disk, geared or sliding centre colum, levelling base or other Systematic accessoires. The Systematic tripods feature Carbon eXact tubes, ultra stable feet for a solid footing and maximum stability on any surface, and the Easy Link attachment for attaching various accessories. Colin Prior has used Gitzo products for years in his work, and as such is a Gitzo ambassador working closely with the brand. He will be working with Gitzo to launch the 100 years celebration by holding an exclusive talk at The Photography Show on the 19th March speaking about his current project ‘The Living Mountain’.

To celebrate its 100th birthday, Gitzo will give any customers who purchase a Systematic tripod a bespoke, lithographically printed, limited edition book commissioned by one of the world’s most respected landscape photographers, Colin Prior. Gitzo’s strongest and most stable tripods, the Systematic range is modular -...

Monday, March 13, 2017

Hasselblad at The Photography Show

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Hasselblad will be exhibiting its product line-up, including the new Hasselblad X1D (pictured), at The Photography Show taking place from 18-21 March 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. The new Hasselblad H6D will also have pride of place on the stand, including the top-of-the-range H6D-100c, the 100-megapixel version of the latest H series generation. The company will also be hosting a series of seminars, presented by various Hasselblad ambassadors, Hasselblad Masters and other friends of the brand; including the legendary Clive Arrowsmith, H6D ambassador, Tom Oldham, and Hasselblad Master, John Paul Evans. Click through / scroll down for the detailed schedule.

Hasselblad will be exhibiting its product line-up, including the new Hasselblad X1D (pictured), at The Photography Show taking place from 18-21 March 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. The new Hasselblad H6D will also have pride of place on the stand, including the top-of-the-range H6D-100c, the 100-megapixel...

World Press Photo Festival

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The World Press Photo Foundation has announced a unique three-day festival taking place from 20-22 April in Amsterdam. Showcasing the best visual journalism and presenting the stories behind the stories, the World Press Photo Festival allows attendees meet the leading editors and visual storytellers from all over the globe. Confirmed speakers include Noor Images' Stanley Greene, Iranian photographer and filmmaker Amak Mahmoodian, documentary photographer Daniella Zalcman and TIME's Instagram Photographer of the year Ruddy Roye. Additional speakers will be announced in the run-up to the event.

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced a unique three-day festival taking place from 20-22 April in Amsterdam. Showcasing the best visual journalism and presenting the stories behind the stories, the World Press Photo Festival allows attendees meet the leading editors and visual storytellers from all over the globe. Confirmed...

Friday, March 10, 2017

Olympus UK at The Photography Show

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Olympus UK will exhibit at the upcoming Photography Show (stand D91) held at the NEC in Birmingham from 18th – 21st March. Visitors will be able to get hands-on with their latest addition; the OM-D E-M1 Mark ll (pictured), as well as the rest of the OM-D range of cameras. They can also take a look at the line-up of Olympus M.ZUIKO, M.ZUIKO PREMIUM AND M.ZUIKO PRO lenses; and hear from Olympus Visionaries and Ambassadors who will be hosting a number of free informal sessions. Click through / scroll down for the detailed schedule.

Olympus UK will exhibit at the upcoming Photography Show (stand D91) held at the NEC in Birmingham from 18th – 21st March. Visitors will be able to get hands-on with their latest addition; the OM-D E-M1 Mark ll (pictured), as well as the rest of the OM-D range of cameras....

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Adorama Celebrates Women’s History Month

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Adorama have partnered photographer/activist Dorie Hagler to host a month of events celebrating Women’s History Month. In addition to panels, workshops and presentations, Adorama will be launching their #WomenWhoWander series on Instagram and the Adorama Learning Center, which will feature women photographers covering different topics from all over the world. Featured events at the Adorama store include a panel discussion on 19th March, a Women’s Shopping Event on the 22nd and a hands-on lighting workshop on the 27th. Click through / read on for the details.

Adorama have partnered photographer/activist Dorie Hagler to host a month of events celebrating Women’s History Month. In addition to panels, workshops and presentations, Adorama will be launching their #WomenWhoWander series on Instagram and the Adorama Learning Center, which will feature women photographers covering different topics from all...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Datacolor at The Photography Show

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Datacolor will be showcasing their range of colour management solutions at The Photography Show, taking place from 18-21 March 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Located at stand A117, Datacolor will be hosting a range of talks at regular intervals throughout the exhibition, giving attendees the opportunity to hear from professional guest speakers each day, and ask questions in their open question session. Click through / read on for more details about Datacolor's products and what to expect at the Photography Show.

Datacolor will be showcasing their range of colour management solutions at The Photography Show, taking place from 18-21 March 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Located at stand A117, Datacolor will be hosting a range of talks at regular intervals throughout the exhibition, giving attendees the opportunity to hear from...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

2017 Hasselblad Experience Series

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Hasselblad has announced the 2017 Hasselblad Experience workshop series. Hosted by a selection of top photographers, guests will have access to a range of professional Hasselblad equipment during the trips including the X1D and all existing lenses. Whether guests are new to photography or established photographers, they will learn a variety of techniques to develop their skills, and perfect their shooting and composition while visiting some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. Click through / scroll down for the fullHasselblad Experience schedule.

Hasselblad has announced the 2017 Hasselblad Experience workshop series. Hosted by a selection of top photographers, guests will have access to a range of professional Hasselblad equipment during the trips including the X1D and all existing lenses. Whether guests are new to photography or established photographers, they will learn...

Friday, March 3, 2017

Sebastião Salgado at The Photography Show

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Photographers
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One of the world’s greatest living photographers, Sebastião Salgado, has been confirmed to speak on the Super Stage at The Photography Show, on Tuesday, 21st March at 11am. ‘A morning with Salgado’, brought to the show by Canon and The Royal Photographic Society, will offer photography professionals and enthusiasts a rare insight into the award-winning Brazilian photographer’s powerful documentation of communities around the world. Salgado will also take part in a Q&A with photographer Clive Booth on Canon’s Live Stage at 2pm on the same day. Tickets for Salgado’s Super Stage session are priced at £20.

One of the world’s greatest living photographers, Sebastião Salgado, has been confirmed to speak on the Super Stage at The Photography Show, on Tuesday, 21st March at 11am. ‘A morning with Salgado’, brought to the show by Canon and The Royal Photographic Society, will...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Fotospeed at The Photography Show

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Fotospeed will be exhibiting at stand G21 at The Photography Show held in the Birmingham NEC from 19-21 March. Highlinghts include a series of free talks from leading photographers on a range of subjects, an exhibitiondisplaying every winning photograph from Fotospeed's#fsprintmonday Twitter competition over the last year, plus a chance to check out the company's range of media, including their new and innovative square paper line-up. Toby Herlinger, Sales & Marketing Director at Fotospeed, says, “At Fotospeed, we’re committed to encouraging photographers to print their images. That’s why it makes sense to us to get images out of social media and give unusually shaped images an easy way of getting printed.” Fotospeed’s stand will be showcasing the full range of square papers, available in finishes Platinum Etching, Platinum Baryta, and award-winning finish PF Lustre 275.

Fotospeed will be exhibiting at stand G21 at The Photography Show held in the Birmingham NEC from 19-21 March. Highlinghts include a series of free talks from leading photographers on a range of subjects, an exhibitiondisplaying every winning photograph from Fotospeed's#fsprintmonday Twitter competition over the last year,...

Friday, February 24, 2017

Training byLumiere

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Lifestyle photographer Kate Hopewell-Smith and her partner Brent Kirkman have launched a new photography training school called Training byLumiere. Kate & Brent have created a brand new 6-month Foundation Programme, plus a range of workshops throughout the year. The Foundation Programme – for which the next intake is September 2017 - focuses on learning and growing the skills needed to fast track into a confident business owner and photographer. This modular programme covers a range of topics including Business Foundations, Branding and Marketing, Lighting, DSLR Filming, Post-production, Selling and more. For full details of both the Foundation Course and programme of workshops throughout the year, visit the website below.

Lifestyle photographer Kate Hopewell-Smith and her partner Brent Kirkman have launched a new photography training school called Training byLumiere. Kate & Brent have created a brand new 6-month Foundation Programme, plus a range of workshops throughout the year. The Foundation Programme – for which the next intake is September 2017 -...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Panasonic at The Photography Show

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Panasonic will exhibit at the upcoming Photography Show (stand D41) held at the NEC in Birmingham from 18th – 21st March. The hotly anticipated Lumix GH5 will be making its first appearance at a consumer trade show, allowing visitors to see the camera for potentially the first time. Additionally, a number of Lumix G Ambassadors and professional photographers will be speaking at the Behind the Lens theatre and the brand new Video Theatre. The company has also teamed up with Camera World and London Camera Exchange to give visitors the chance to secure exclusive show offers on the Lumix and Lumix G range (available from their stands at D21 and E51 respectively).

Panasonic will exhibit at the upcoming Photography Show (stand D41) held at the NEC in Birmingham from 18th – 21st March. The hotly anticipated Lumix GH5 will be making its first appearance at a consumer trade show, allowing visitors to see the camera for potentially the first time. Additionally, a...

Friday, February 17, 2017

VR & 360° Theatre at The Photography Show

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At The Photography Show, taking place from 18-21 March, at the  Birmingham NEC, the all-new VR & 360° Theatre will offer fascinating insights into an exciting new visual technology through a series of expert talks and hands-on demonstrations. Digital artist and videographer, Nick Driftwood will offer advice on the camera technology needed to film and photograph a 360° field-of-view effectively, while Olympus Visionary, John Nasarri will take to the stage to share his pioneering 360° interactive wedding service – photography accompanied by ambient sound landscapes, video and photo slideshows. Drone and UAV specialists, Aerial Motion Pictures will demonstrate the world of interactive 360° tours with a view from above The Photography Show and will advise on the value that this can bring to businesses and how interactive images can be taken to the next level. Further sessions include: A different view, how to easily incorporate 360° tech into your workflow (Rick Bronks), From VR to 3D (Darius Heydarpour), Photo-based VR: where can it take you? (David Burden), Virtual reality for the creative mind (Drew Gardner) and 360° product photography made simple (Andrew Dibben and Ben Neenan).

At The Photography Show, taking place from 18-21 March, at the  Birmingham NEC, the all-new VR & 360° Theatre will offer fascinating insights into an exciting new visual technology through a series of expert talks and hands-on demonstrations. Digital artist and videographer, Nick Driftwood will offer advice on the...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Epson at The Photography Show

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At The Photography Show (18th-21st March 2017, Stand E81, NEC, Birmingham) Epson will be demonstrating a variety of its latest 17-64" Expression Premium and SureColor SC-P professional photo printers and the new SureColor P5000 17", 10-colour inkjet printer (pictured). In addition, visitors will see the 64" SC-P20000, the 10-colour 24" SC-P7000, and A3+ SC-P400, SC-P600, SC-P800 models. The 10-colour SC-P7000 with Light Black UltraChrome HDX ink configuration makes it ideally suited to high-end photographs who require the ultimate in print quality for both colour and monochrome reproduction. The A3+ SC-P400 pro-photo printer combines a lightweight and compact design with many features for creating professional-quality prints on a range of media. This printer uses a 7-colour UltraChrome HiGloss 2 ink-set with gloss optimiser to produce photos with vibrant colours and a uniform smooth gloss finish. Alternatively, the A3+ SC-P600 and A2+ SC-P800 feature a 9-colour UltraChrome HD and Vivid Magenta ink to reproduce a very wide colour gamut and deep, rich blacks and ultra-smooth tonal gradations. Visitors can also browse Epson’s range of photo and fine art roll and cut-sheet media and speak to Epson’s imaging experts throughout the show.

At The Photography Show (18th-21st March 2017, Stand E81, NEC, Birmingham) Epson will be demonstrating a variety of its latest 17-64" Expression Premium and SureColor SC-P professional photo printers and the new SureColor P5000 17", 10-colour inkjet printer (pictured). In addition, visitors will see the 64" SC-P20000, the 10-colour 24" SC-P7000, and A3+...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mkomazi Wild Dog

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Leica UK will host a new exhibition by wildlife photographers Olly & Suzi, entitled Mkomazi Wild Dog, at Leica Mayfair from 24 February until 10 March 2017. In this exhibition, Olly & Suzi will show for the first time their photography of the endangered African wild dogs at Mkomazi National Park, Tanzania. They photographed these elusive creatures for 20 years capturing them on Leica M-Series film cameras. The exhibition will be open for public viewing from 24 February - 10 March 2017, Monday to Saturday, 10.00 - 18.00 at Leica Mayfair, 27 Bruton Place, London.

Leica UK will host a new exhibition by wildlife photographers Olly & Suzi, entitled Mkomazi Wild Dog, at Leica Mayfair from 24 February until 10 March 2017. In this exhibition, Olly & Suzi will show for the first time their photography of the endangered African wild dogs at Mkomazi National Park, Tanzania. They...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Photo London 2017 Participating Galleries Announced

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Photo London has announced the list of participating galleries for the third edition of the Fair, taking place 18 – 21 May 2017 at Somerset House (pictured). Building on the success of the previous two editions, Photo London 2017 will showcase the best in contemporary photography to a growing international audience of collectors and enthusiasts. The 86 galleries exhibiting in 2017 were selected by an expert Curatorial Committee led by Philippe Garner, Former Director at Christie’s and International Head of Photographs and 20th Century Decorative Arts and Design at Christie’s. As a result of their work, the third edition of the Fair includes galleries from 17 different countries: Austria; Australia; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Canada, Chile, France; Germany; Iceland; Italy; Japan; Spain; Switzerland; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; UK and USA. To its established mix of galleries featuring all forms of photography from the dawn of the medium to the present day, Photo London has this year added a number of leading contemporary galleries including Victoria Miro, Sprüth Magers and Alison Jacques Gallery. Photo London 2017 also features an expanded 'Discovery' section – a showcase for emerging galleries, publishers and artists, curated for the first time by Art Consultant and Curator Tristan Lund. The 2017 Discovery galleries include Cob Gallery (London), BERG Contemporary (Reykjavík), EUQINOMprojects (San Francisco) and Rubber Factory (New York), and the section will feature works by some of the world's leading young artists including Asger Carlsen, Waheeda Malullah, Thomas Albdorf, and Laura Pannack.

Photo London has announced the list of participating galleries for the third edition of the Fair, taking place 18 – 21 May 2017 at Somerset House (pictured). Building on the success of the previous two editions, Photo London 2017 will showcase the best in contemporary photography to a growing international audience of collectors and...

Zeiss at BVE 2017

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, Lenses
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At BVE 2017, Zeiss will be showcasing a wide variety of cinematography and photography lenses, paired with a number of market leading cameras such as the RED Epic-W 8K, Sony FS7 and ARRI Amira. These will include the new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3, the company's range of Cinema Zoom CZ.2 lenses and Compact Prime CP.2 lenses, as well as the Otus, Milvus, Batis, Loxia and Touit family of lenses designed for Canon, Nikon, Sony E and Fuji X-mount camera systems. In addition to displaying their products, Zeiss will be giving visitors to the stand the chance to enter a competition to win a brand new ExoLens Pro Wide-Angle lens for their smartphones.

At BVE 2017, Zeiss will be showcasing a wide variety of cinematography and photography lenses, paired with a number of market leading cameras such as the RED Epic-W 8K, Sony FS7 and ARRI Amira. These will include the new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3, the company's range of Cinema Zoom CZ.2 lenses...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Magnum Photos Announce 70th Anniversary Programme

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events, General, Global
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This year, Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography with the launch of a global public events, exhibition and new content programme. Centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history and Magnum Photos Now, the special anniversary programme will explore the institution and photographer personalities of then and now, central to past and current visual culture. Throughout the year, the website will feature defining images and visual stories from the past seven decades of Magnum including founding member Robert Capa’s iconic documentation of the D.Day landings in Omaha Beach, 1944, Henri Cartier-Bresson’s 1947 record of the independence of India and Stuart Franklin’s first-hand account of the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989. Magnum photographers will also take on an ambitious new visual project, Magnum Retold, to mark the occasion. This will see Magnum’s contemporary photographers reshoot some of the agency’s most seminal stories, reworked to reflect the changing world we live in today.

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This year, Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography with the launch of a global public events, exhibition and new content programme. Centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history and Magnum Photos Now, the special anniversary programme will explore the institution and photographer personalities of then...

Friday, February 3, 2017

DNP to Host Daily Product Giveaway at WPPI 2017

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DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day of the expo on February 7 and 8 at 3:00pm and February 9 at 2:00pm. The Wedding and Portrait Photographers International Conference (WPPI) will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

DNP will host a daily product giveaway of its award-winning dye-sublimation printers - including the DNP DS620A (pictured), DS820A and SnapLab+ SL620A - at WPPI 2017. Expo attendees need to visit the DNP booth #549 to enter. The daily winners will be announced at the DNP stand each day...