Talks + demos

Fashion shoot

There's something for everyone at our Spring Shoots virtual event - whether you're just starting out in the world of photography and video or you're a seasoned pro. Most of our gurus will host Q&As throughout their presentations, so you'll have an opportunity to ask them for their expertise. 

Please note that a nominal charge will apply to Super Stage sessions and the Pro Conference.

Keep checking back here as more talks are added!

All timings shown are GMT, but don't worry if you can't make them - most sessions will be available to watch
on-demand for 30 days after the event for anyone who has registered.

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    • Ask the Experts Clinics
    • Product demos
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    Claire and Clare talk everything Olympus - join them for a coffee and to discover more about the kit.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Learn a variety of techniques to bring low light photography to life and make it stand out.
    Brought to you by
    Affinity Photo
    • Photography tutorials
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    Ben explains how to mix strobe and ambient in real world locations.
    Brought to you by
    Interfit
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
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    Brought to you by
    Sony
    • Photography tutorials
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    Forced to re-align his priorities this year, find out how Andy adapted to embrace nature on his doorstep and take some iconic images of wildlife close to his home.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
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    Mark introduces you to his photographic style and how simple single and twin light set ups can create great mood and feel.
    Brought to you by
    Godox
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    A look at the new, lighter, high quality lens released by Sigma at the end of February
    Brought to you by
    SIGMA
    • Product demos
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    A look at the new, lighter, high quality lens released by Sigma at the end of February.
    Brought to you by
    SIGMA
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Glyn will demonstrate the most effective ways to get the best from your selections in Photoshop with some top techniques on how to make selections work for you no matter what you are trying to achieve.
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Canon Ambassadors discuss and share tips and techniques for professional photographers covering popular photographic genres.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    Chairperson
    • Photography tutorials
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    Join Joas Souza, a rising talent in architectural, aerial & interior photography, to discover the secrets behind a great printed picture with imagePROGRAF PRO Series.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Join James Gilbert, Field Training and GFX specialist at Fujifilm as he discusses what makes the new Fujifilm GFX100S the ultimate mirrorless camera.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
    • Video tutorials
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    In this live and interactive session, photographer Gavin Hoey will share his experience of integrating live streaming into his existing business.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
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    • Photography tutorials
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    nPhoto brand Ambassadors Sujata Setia and Roberta Baneviciene discuss fine art portraits - from creation to finish.

    Brought to you by
    nphoto
    • Product demos
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    Jerry introduces the versatility of just one lens, especially when walking locally more than ever before, using the Tamron 28-200mm F2.8-5.6 RXD for Sony Mirrorless cameras.
    Brought to you by
    Tamron
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Join Dave Newton as he discusses the pros and cons of filters or photoshop for landscape photography, and how he goes about capturing his landscape images.
    Brought to you by
    H&Y
    • Super Stage
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    Magnum photographer, Nanna Heitmann will talk about her previous and ongoing bodies of works that deal with issues of isolation.
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Neil and Ricci invite the audience to ask them (almost) anything about the latest Nikon cameras, lenses and speedlights.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Product demos
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    A look at motorbike photography in a studio setting, with Pixapro lighting.
    Brought to you by
    PIXAPRO
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Barry demonstrates the use of 3D blocks and shadow casters to get great product shots.
    Brought to you by
    PIXAPRO
    • Photography tutorials
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    Tommy will show you the different ways you can use fill lighting to take your portraits to the next level.
    Brought to you by
    PiXAPRO
    • Photography tutorials
    • Product demos
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    David Parry takes you on a journey with the EOS R5 and R6. He will show you all the key features and settings you need to unlock the full potential of what the cameras can do for portrait, wildlife and action photography.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    Speakers
    • Video tutorials
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    Angela will talk through the key kit to get aspiring video and content creators started.
    Brought to you by
    SheClicks
    • Photography tutorials
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    Renowned beauty, portrait and landscape photographer, Clive Booth shares how he prepared his mesmerising image of a Peak District landscape for the best possible print on Hahnemühle Digital FineArt papers.
    Brought to you by
    Hahnemuehle
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
    • Product demos
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    PFY introduces the new product line for video lighting called "MATRIX". The MATRIX series offers you new possibilities for your creativity in photo and video production
    Brought to you by
    PFY
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Sony experts will discuss the features of their latest lenses, inviting the audience to ask questions along the way.
    Brought to you by
    Sony
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
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    In this talk, Oliver will cover some of the key concepts important to night sky photography, including infinity focus and long exposures and the essential dos and don'ts.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    • Photography tutorials
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    Jess McGovern will take you through solutions and techniques to protect your mental wellbeing.
    Brought to you by
    That Photography Spot
    • Video tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Making an immersive 360 video is easier than ever before. Shanil will explain the entire workflow on how to film and edit this format, for the best viewing experience on VR Headsets.
    • Product demos
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    Brought to you by
    G-Technology
    • Product demos
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    GotPhoto is the all-in-one workflow and sales solution for school and nursery photographers. Matt will show you the many features which could be relevant and helpful for your business, as well as how you can easily manage your workflow, sell and fulfil orders - all while increasing your efficiency using GotPhoto.
    Brought to you by
    GotPhoto
    • Photography tutorials
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    Donna and Neil will be discussing lighting, props and equipment giving you insights and tips into how to stage and take amazing food images.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    Speakers
    • Super Stage
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    Tim will discuss his body of work, particularly in context of what depictions of animals can most powerfully connect us with them and evoke empathy, thereby leading to possible conservation actions.
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Get advice from a range of experts on kit and techniques for shooting landscapes and nature.
    Chairperson
    • Product demos
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    Peak Design took many years to re-invent the tripod and here James takes the audience through how the Travel Tripod has revolutionised tripod design.
    Brought to you by
    Peak Design
    Speakers
    • Video tutorials
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    Join Rick in this live, jargon-free and tech friendly session to get to grips with making your camera purr with cinematic joy.
    Brought to you by
    Satureyes Media
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Join Rick Bradbury as he demos the use of short flash durations to capture water splashes in wine glasses.
    Brought to you by
    PIXAPRO
    • Photography tutorials
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    During his session, Matt will discuss how photography can become more than a career, but a tool for positive change, forging connections between people and ideas.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
    • Product demos
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    The new Enlaps Tikee 3 is here at last! Here is a quick overview of its features and set up process.
    Brought to you by
    The Timelapse Store
    • Photography tutorials
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    Lee will talk about his new workflow, how to pitch it to both existing school accounts and new clients, plus the additional benefits of offering contactless photography when it comes to sales and bookings.
    Brought to you by
    GotPhoto
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    The panels will discuss the pros and cons of being an influencer and content creator, how to win brand deals, and what kit to use to create amazing content.
    Brought to you by
    BCMA
    • Photography tutorials
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    How can you capture the best shots in extreme temperatures? How does the gear perform in 100 degrees difference? This talk is both inspiring and practical for photography and nature lovers, adventurers, and dreamers everywhere.
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Join Neil and Ricci as they showcase the Z 6 II and Z 7 II, and discuss the ever increasing Z lens roadmap.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Video tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Caroline will talk about the apps and tools needed to shoot and edit quality smartphone content.
    • Photography tutorials
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    Thomas shares his approach to the world through dreamy images of evenings in old European cities to the snowy mountains of Nepal, beautiful local nature, and interesting portraits.
    Brought to you by
    Tamron
    • Photography tutorials
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    Robert Pugh will look at getting it right in-camera; helpful kit and the different effects that can be achieved - and how he uses these tools for weddings.
    Speakers
    • Super Stage
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    Rankin, one of the world's most renowned celebrity photographers, will talk about his approach to his portrait series focusing on the NHS during lockdown in 2020.
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    If you’re an experienced photographer looking to shoot more video, whether to expand your own creativity or meet the demands of your professional clients, this introduction will provide all you need to get started.
    Brought to you by
    Wex
    • Product demos
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    Brought to you by
    Sony
    Speakers
    • Video tutorials
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    Join Dorte, to explore how anyone can create authentic and gorgeous family films, without the need to invest in lots of gear and worry about difficult settings.
    • Photography tutorials
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    Nigel will share tips and tricks to help you produce fantastic imagery when you are next in your local forest.
    • Product demos
    • Editing tutorials
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    Thomas will show you a few workflow improvements and tips with a piece of editing software that’s been flying under the radar of most photography folks.
    Brought to you by
    Zoner
    • Photography tutorials
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    Natasha J Bella will talk you through the process and technology for shooting remotely, and what can be achieved.
    Brought to you by
    Natasha J Bella
    • Photography tutorials
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    Here's how to use who and what you have on those days when no one is available OR a global pandemic has messed with your plans.
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Nikon has invited a panel of professional photographers and creatives to answer any technical or artistic questions you may have.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Product demos
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    Whatever your aim is when streaming live content, the VR-1HD and its siblings have got you covered.
    Brought to you by

    Global

    Roland

    • Video tutorials
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    Join Rick on a tech-friendly, jargon free session and get your head around what it takes to capture some top-notch sound on any of your devices - even your phone.
    Brought to you by

    Satureyes Media

    Sennheiser

    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
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    Elke will look at how to capture sharp and well exposed pet portraits and action shots.
    • Photography tutorials
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    It’s time to get out of the ordinary crowd and start innovating! In this introspective talk Nicole will inspire you to awaken the innovator inside of you with a whole new tenacity and perspective so you can be your best self and have your best business.
    Brought to you by
    BLACKRAPID
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    In this session, Gurvir will demonstrate how he polishes his images for the final wow factor, using Lightroom and Photoshop.
    • Photography tutorials
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    In this session, Alma will look into the process of self-portrait photography at home using minimum equipment.
    Speakers
    • Video tutorials
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    Lee shows you how timelapse can be used as a marketing tool, covering set-up, operational and editing techniques for this emerging discipline.
    Brought to you by
    The Timelapse Store
    • Photography tutorials
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    Learn how you can turn any photo - at any skill level - into a true 3D hologram.
    Brought to you by
    Looking Glass Factory
    • Photography tutorials
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    During this session, you will join professional extreme weather photographer Mike Mezeul II as he discusses how he approaches and documents supercell thunderstorms and how he captures the beauty beyond tornadoes.
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    Discover how Affinity Photo 1.9's new Astrophotography Stack workspace now transforms the app into a start-to-finish solution for astrophotography post production!
    Brought to you by
    Affinity Photo
    • Photography tutorials
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    David will show you some quick and lightweight off-camera lighting setups that can be used anywhere, in studio, or outdoors.
    • Pro Conference
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    Evgenia tells four short stories about human resilience, strength and at the same time about fragility and the beauty nature. 
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    • Pro Conference
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    Fabrizia will tell you how to navigate 2021 to make the most of new opportunities and ensure a sustainable and profitable business.
    • Photography tutorials
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    In this talk, Kristina will give 5 tips on creating conceptual portraits, and what she uses to achieve meaningful work.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
    • Video tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    In this live session Rick will take you through some tips and techniques to getting you all set on your editing journey and on your way to making great videos.
    Brought to you by
    Satureyes Media
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Newo (Ellie) talks about her recent shoot at Tank Space in Nottingham.
    Brought to you by
    Interfit
    • Video tutorials
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    Richard Warburton, from Global Distribution, talks to the team from Roland about broadcasting - in layman's terms.
    Brought to you by

    Global

    Roland

    • Photography tutorials
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    Neil will talk you through his portfolio of images and discuss the challenges, tips and techniques on how to get the best out of your camera and lenses while on location.            
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Product demos
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    A strap used to be a fixed product that you fitted to your camera, but here James demonstrates the versatility of Peak Design straps and clips and how they are part of a great system.
    Brought to you by
    Peak Design
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    • Photography tutorials
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    Join Tracy as she uses objects from around the house to create an impactful flat lay - join in and share your creations!
    • Pro Conference
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    In this session, the Intellectual Property Office will take you through all the different types of intellectual property, looking closely at how copyright can be used to protect your creative work.
    Brought to you by
    Intellectual Property Office
    • Photography tutorials
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    Let nPhoto take you on a virtual tour through its bestselling products
    Brought to you by
    nphoto
    • Photography tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    In this session Tony Harmer will walk you through some simple but effective editing tips and tricks to make your photography look even better.
    Speakers
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Canon Ambassadors discuss and share tips and techniques for enthusiast photographers covering a number of popular photo genres.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    Chairperson
    • Photography tutorials
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    Christie will tell you everything you need to know to get started and become a successful music photographer.
    • Product demos
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    Damian explores creative beauty photography utilising the bi-colour Glowed LED continuous lights.
    Brought to you by
    PIXAPRO
    • Product demos
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    This session will outline the products provided by Breakthrough Filters UK and the class leading advantages of the systems, colour cast free images and the durability and quality of the products.
    Brought to you by
    Breakthrough Filters
    • Pro Conference
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    Emma will give you an insight on what creative commisioners are looking for and how to get visibility in this crowded market.
    Brought to you by
    Mother Bran
    • Product demos
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    Marco Hayani looks at easy techniques with Pixapro's kit.
    Brought to you by
    PIXAPRO
    • Photography tutorials
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    Emily will discuss how she discovered a love for shooting at sunrise and sunset, chasing the weather, and her connection with the ocean.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
    • Product demos
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    Looking Glass Portrait is your first holographic display. Turn existing photos 3D, or capture brand new holograms with your phone or DSLR. If you’ve got a camera, you are 100% qualified to start making holograms today.
    Brought to you by
    Looking Glass Factory
    Speakers
    • Super Stage
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    An opportunity to hear from photography legend, Joel Meyerowitz.
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Neil and Ricci invite the audience to ask them (almost) anything about the latest Nikon cameras, lenses and speedlights.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    Chairperson
    • Product demos
    • Editing tutorials
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    See a live demonstration of compositing techniques in Affinity Photo.
    Brought to you by
    Affinity Photo
    • Photography tutorials
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    Learn how to manage the logistics of a collaborative shoot.
    • Pro Conference
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    Tommy will take you behind the scenes to show you how he has achieved a high level of engagement on his social channels, using a simple ingredient.
    • Photography tutorials
    • Video tutorials
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    Oliver looks at how he utilised the technology on the Canon R5 to capture stunning wildlife shots in his garden.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Sony experts look at their vlogging kit - and take questions from the audience throughout the session.
    Brought to you by
    Sony
    Speakers
    • Photography tutorials
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    Join professional wildlife photographer, Tom Mason in looking at how to make stunning images in your local area and how to make professional images right outside your own back door.
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Join Neil and Ricci as they showcase the Z 6 II and Z 7 II, and discuss the ever increasing Z lens roadmap.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Product demos
    • Editing tutorials
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    Thomas will show you a few workflow improvements and tips with a piece of editing software that’s been flying under the radar of most photography folks.
    Brought to you by
    Zoner
    • Photography tutorials
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    Join Elli in this beginners' guide to newborn photography, from equipment to props, she will teach you it all.
    • Video tutorials
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    Following on from her learning how to fly session, Carys will continue the journey to show you how to get the most out of shooting with a drone.
    • Product demos
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    Joe will give you a rundown on the new Badger Beam and the rest of the Honey Badger family.
    Brought to you by
    Interfit
    Speakers
    • Super Stage
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    During this session, Brooke will take the audience through the aspects of critique that she finds the most helpful.
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Get advice from a range of experts on kit and techniques for shooting people outdoors.
    Chairperson
    • Pro Conference
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    Ben will show you how to challenge yourself and explore your creativity within in order to create thought-provoking images.
    Brought to you by
    Brain's Foto Guides
    Speakers
    • Product demos
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    Watch Oliver Wright’s incredible quick and effective focus stacking technique to create amazingly detailed wildlife portraits.
    Brought to you by
    Canon
    • Photography tutorials
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    In this session, Faisal will explore the importance of photojournalism and street photography, its pioneers and how you can go about trying them yourself
    • Video tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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    In this session, Alex Millichamp or 'Shot by champ' as he goes by online will give away his top tips for creating content on the go.
    • Photography tutorials
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    In this session, Bea and Donna will showcase how adding a human touch can enhance your images without taking any focus away from the food.
    • Product demos
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    Brought to you by
    Sony
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    • Pro Conference
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    Learn what professional photographers should have in their armoury when pitching to their clients.
    • Pro Conference
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    This session will help with not only the content you should think about including in your pitch.
    • Ask the Experts Clinics
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    Join a selection of Fujifilm experts as they answer all your questions on the Fujifilm X Series and GFX series.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
    • Photography tutorials
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    Join Andy as he takes you through the art of animal portraiture.
    Brought to you by
    Nikon School
    • Product demos
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    Follow Mark out on location with a workshop in Cornwall shooting high speed sync.
    Brought to you by
    Interfit
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    • Video tutorials
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    Showcasing Jack's work filming in Britain's many ponds, lakes, rivers and canals, this session takes a unique look at an underwater world you may not know existed.
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    • Pro Conference
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    The co-founders of the Made for Documentary will discuss all things documentary family photography.
    Brought to you by
    Made for Documentary
    • Pro Conference
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    Leanne, Elise and Frances will talk you through the process and provide advice around the power of collaboration.
    Brought to you by
    Unearthed Studios
    • Photography tutorials
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    Specialist dance photographer, Maria Falconer works in the theatre, the studio and on location making promotional images for dance companies around the UK.
    • Video tutorials
    • Editing tutorials
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