Sony Celebrates World Photography Awards with Free Seminar

April 6, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Events | 0 Comments |
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To celebrate Sony’s sponsorship of the World Photography awards, Sony UK will be hosting a free photography seminar on 18th April. Taking place from 7.30pm – 9.30pm at The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, the seminar features a panel of experts who will share their insights into the intricacies of the art of photography. The panel will include Fiona Shields, Guardian Picture Editor, Elizabeth Roberts, Editor of Black and White Photography and Celia Henderson, a Sony advocate photographer who uses her photographs of the natural world to create contemporary wall art on print, canvas, metal and acrylic.Sony is also giving one lucky photographer the chance to have their photograph displayed at the Sony World Photography Awards 2012 winner’s exhibition at Somerset House. All you have to do is take a picture themed around your interpretation of ‘Now’ and send it to Sony UK via email. Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis, so be quick!  Lucky attendees will be notified on Wednesday, 11th April.

Sony Press Release

Sony celebrates World Photography Awards with free seminar

Budding photographers and semi-professionals are invited to learn the tricks of the trade at an exclusive photography seminar in London

To celebrate Sony’s sponsorship of the global photographic event of the year, the Sony World Photography awards, Sony invites anyone with a passion for photography to attend a free seminar on Wednesday 18th April 2012 from 7.30pm – 9.30pm at The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Now in its fifth year, the Sony World Photography Awards celebrate the very best in photography from around the world, from the next generation of emerging photographers through to the established masters of the art.

To encourage and inspire photographers of the future, Sony is hosting an exclusive Photography Seminar featuring a panel of experts who will share their insights into the intricacies of the art of photography.

The panel will include Fiona Shields, Guardian Picture Editor, Elizabeth Roberts, Editor of Black and White Photography and Celia Henderson, a Sony advocate photographer who uses her photographs of the natural world to create contemporary wall art on print, canvas, metal and acrylic.

Attendees will get the chance to learn first hand what it’s like working in the industry, how to frame amazing pictures and also get the chance to test the latest Sony Imaging kit, including NEX and Alpha camera systems. 

Sony is also giving one lucky photographer the chance to have their photograph displayed at the Sony World Photography Awards 2012 winner’s exhibition at Somerset House. All you have to do is take a picture themed around your interpretation of ‘Now’ and send it us via email.  The expert panel will select the winner and the best 20 images will be displayed at the seminar.

What is ‘Now’ is up to you – it could be a sunrise, a journey or the friends you’re with now. However you see it, we’re looking for clever interpretations and great photography.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.
Email your details and photo to: sonySWPA@cakegroup.com
Lucky attendees will be notified on Wednesday 11th April 2012.


Photo (c) Giovanni Frescura, Italy, Open Category Winner, Nature & Wildlife, Sony World Photography Awards 2012



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