Jessops Photo Festival 2014

July 3, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events | 0 Comments |
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Jessops Summer Photo Festival, now in its second year, kicks off today and runs for 7 weeks until (20th August). The first week is Sony Week, with a dozen demonstration days taking place in-store, including two seminars by guest speakers Michael Wayne Plant and Nick Webster. Michael Wayne Plant is a Sony Advocate and social documentary photographer who is constantly learning new ways to work with his subjects on the stories that interest him. He holds a particular interest in Street Portrait photography and will be sharing his top tips for getting that perfect street photograph. He will be showing how he uses the Sony A7 A7R and going through camera settings, sharing tricks and enabling you make the camera work for its customisable features. Nick Webster is a Sony Advocate and a UK-based Sports and Editorial photographer who will be giving industry leading advice as to how you can capture spectacular sports photographs. The Jessops Photo Festival events cover a range of topics and are free to book. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. For more details on the events and to reserve a place, visit the website below.

Website: Jessops Photo Festival

Jessops Press Release

Jessops Photo Festival 2014 is here!

A summer long event offering a fabulous choice of photography seminars and demo days as well as exciting competitions and offers from the top photography brands.

Jessops Summer Photo Festival, now in its second year, kicks off on the 3rd of July and runs for 7 weeks until (20th August). A stunning range of photography events with leading industry experts will take place in Jessops stores across the country.

Gemma Puffer from Jessops comments, “Last year’s Photo Festival was such a success we are delighted to be running this again. Thanks to the top brands participating in our festival, we have access to an impressive list of leading lights in the world of photography who will be sharing their expert knowledge with people just as passionate about photography as we are at Jessops”.

Sony Week

The Jessops Summer Photo Festival starts with Sony Week: 3rd – 9th July. Twelve instore demonstration days will take place during this week, including two seminars by guest speakers Michael Wayne Plant and Nick Webster:

Seminar with Michael Wayne Plant – Street portrait photography

Saturday 5th July – Jessops London Oxford Street Store

Michael Wayne Plant is a Sony Advocate and social documentary photographer who is constantly learning new ways to work with his subjects on the stories that interest him. He holds a particular interest in Street Portrait photography and will be sharing his top tips for getting that perfect street photograph. He will be showing how he uses the award winning Sony a7 / a7R and going through camera settings, sharing tricks and enabling you make the camera work for its customisable features.

Seminar with Nick Webster – Sports photography
Sunday 6th July – Jessops Birmingham Store

Nick Webster is a Sony Advocate and renowned fashion, commercial and editorial photographer who has taken some iconic sports shots. He is a UK-based Sports and Editorial photographer. Since going freelance from the popular Photography Monthly magazine, Nick has worked globally for leading sports magazines, shooting a range of sports from football to cycling to snowboarding and worked in-house for sports teams such as Tottenham Hotspur and Honda Racing. Nick is more than happy to put himself as close to the action as possible to get the shot. He will be giving industry leading advice as to how you can capture such spectacular shots.

The Jessops Photo Festival events cover a range of topics and are free to book. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. For more details on the events and to reserve a place please visit: Jessops Photo Festival or call 0844 800 4444.



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