Feb 22

Written by: host
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 

The Photography Show is just around the corner and this year there’s plenty lined up for the professional photographer. Expand your network at various exclusive events, pick up tips from renowned photographers and find great deals on the latest kit and technology. It’s an unmissable date in the diary and to prove that, here’s a quick overview of what you can expect.

Get hands on with the latest releases

With the likes of Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Sony, Olympus and Fujifilm all confirmed to exhibit, there will be no shortage of new tech to try out – and experts will be available to answer your questions and help you make all-important purchasing decisions. 

Browse over 250 brands

From cameras, lenses and bags, to albums, clothing and gadgets you didn’t even know you needed, you'll find the latest kit and accessories from 220 leading companies at the show. With the chance to try before you buy and some great bargains up for grabs, you’ll be spoilt for choice. 

Hear from the biggest names in photography
Photography icons Albert Watson, Nadav Kander, Frans Lanting, Jill Furmanovsky, Clive Arrowsmith, David Alan Harvey, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Alex Webb and Louis Cole will take to the Super Stage this year. Each will offer insights into the images they’ve captured, their eventful careers and the challenges they’ve faced along the way.*

Gain critical business acumen and creative advice at the Pro Conference

Offering in-depth advice on everything from pricing your photography and valuing yourself, to ways in which you can get new clients through various marketing channels. The Pro Conference takes place on Monday, 20 and Tuesday, 21 March (booking required, you can choose to attend for one or two days).

Explore new technology for your business

Take a leap into the world of virtual reality and get hands on with 360° technology in the VR & 360 Theatre. Discover how to capture dynamic footage on camera and integrate moving image into the services you offer in the Video Theatre and check out the new Drone Zone, packed talks and demos to give you insight into using drones as part of your business.

Catch up with your colleagues and make new connections

Head to the Pro Lounge to catch up with friends and colleagues, exchange ideas and make contacts in a relaxed environment. Come along to our Saturday and Sunday Happy Hours or if you’re planning to attend the show on Monday, 20 March, stay for the exclusive evening drinks reception.

Pro Lounge Live
This year will see a series of sessions take place across the weekend (18-19 March) focusing on specific challenges faced by pros and the photography industry today.**

See new techniques and get insider tips

With a range of stages featuring a variety of topics and genres there’s bound to be something that takes your fancy. See how others in the industry achieve their shots live at the Live Stage, get tips and tricks from experts in their field at the Behind the Lens Theatre, and don’t forget the much-loved Adobe Theatre is back again, with all the latest editing techniques.

Remember if you’re a professional photographer or a member of trade you can register to attend the show for free! Register here.* 

Visit the website to find out more about what’s on for pros.

* Pro photographers may apply for free trade passes subject to validation criteria before 15/03/2017, Super Stage tickets must be purchased in addition to show entry and are £10 per session.


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