Talks, demos & masterclasses

Fashion shoot

All sessions, including exhibitor talks are included here...

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

Please note that tickets must be purchased for the Super Stage and Masterclasses. Everything else is included in your entry ticket unless otherwise stated.

Loading
19 Sep 2021
  1. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  2. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  3. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  4. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
20 Sep 2021
  1. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  2. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  3. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  4. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, gymnast and parkour specialist Eric, MTB trials rider Matty and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
21 Sep 2021
  1. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, parkour specialist Eric, mountain bike tricksters Matty and Matti and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  2. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, parkour specialist Eric, mountain bike tricksters Matty and Matti and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  3. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, parkour specialist Eric, mountain bike tricksters Matty and Matti and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
  4. Action Arena
    Try out your movement-freezing and motion-capturing techniques on this amazing display of stunts. With breakdancer Rox, parkour specialist Eric, mountain bike tricksters Matty and Matti and basketballer Laszlo, there's plenty of action to keep your cameras busy!
18 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Join us for an exclusive screening of the award-winning Picture Stories documentary, followed by a Q&A with director Rob West, and two of the film's contributing photographers, Charlie Phillips and Peter Dench.
     
20 Sep 2021
  1. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Join photographer and designer, Dan Rubin, as he leads you on this photo walk, using analogue techniques to capture this light on film.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    From cyanotype to lumen prints, Edd can create a moving image from pretty much anything. In this session, he will take you through these printing techniques and how he created an entirely cyanotype music video from printing 24 frames a second - all by hand!
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Here, Paul McKay will discuss the recent resurgent interest in film and delve into how you can expand your creative options and develop by adding analogue to your photographic practice.
    Brought to you by
    Analogue Wonderland
  3. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    There is no wrong choice when it comes to choosing a film but with 11 ILFORD and Kentmere black and white films on offer, have you ever wondered which is the right choice for you? Join Matt from ILFORD as he takes you through them.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Learn how to get the best out of small negatives: 110, Disc, Minox and APS. From processing and scanning to cameras and accessories, Paul from MS Hobbies will take you through it all.
    Brought to you by
    M.S. Hobbies
  5. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Is an ecological future for photography possible? In this session, Edd will discuss their view of a sustainable photographic future, explaining their motivations and innovations - such as the world's first darkroom garden.
    Brought to you by
    -
20 Sep 2021
  1. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Here, Pierro will share technical tips on how to keep film photography alive from how to regularly check and look after your gear to quick fixes for any damage. He will also delve into the best kit to get you started on your analogue journey.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    In this session, Tim Goldsmith will show you endless possibilities for creativity, using analogue lenses on modern cameras to create a totally different look and feel for your images. Tim will show you how to get started and what results you can achieve from combining the old with the new.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Join James in this tell-all session, as he explains the fundamental components that make a black and white film developer. Also, learn what 510 Pyro is and what is so revolutionary about it!
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    There is no wrong choice when it comes to choosing a film but with 11 ILFORD and Kentmere black and white films on offer, have you ever wondered which is the right choice for you? Join Michelle from ILFORD as she takes you through them.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    From new and unusual film stocks to mixed media prints, Holly will show you unusual ways to shoot and process in analogue photography.
  6. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Molly shoots all of her wedding, family and brand work solely on film, out of love for the aesthetic and a preference for the workflow. Here she gives insight into her process and discusses the advantages and challenges of working in this medium. 
21 Sep 2021
  1. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    From new and unusual film stocks to mixed media prints, Holly will show you unusual ways to shoot and process in analogue photography.
  2. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Learn how to get the best out of small negatives: 110, Disc, Minox and APS. From processing and scanning to cameras and accessories, Paul from MS Hobbies will take you through it all.
    Brought to you by
    M.S. Hobbies
  3. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    Whether you are a novice, expert or only shoot digital, Nikki and Tonicha from Grain Gurls will inspire you on how to get started in analogue. In this talk, they will show you a beginning to end journey of how to take a photograph on a film camera, showing that you don't need top spec kit to get involved - it really is accessible for everyone!
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Analogue Spotlight, G600
    In this session, creative Dan Rubin explores how to embrace film and digital in a single workflow, the economics of being a modern film photographer, and how to approach analogue and digital as a cooperative set of creative tools.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Finding a story within an image is that special element that is so important in fine art photography. Jane describes how to look for elements to create narrative, and post processing to allow that narrative to be read with ease.
  2. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Elevate your photography to fine art! In this session you will learn what it takes to produce photographic inkjet prints of the highest quality and archival standards
    Brought to you by
    Epson
  3. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Join Karl as he discusses why composition is so important and explains the methods he uses to give images impact and mood. From geometry and rhthym to light and tone, get ready to be inspired by gaining a deeper understanding of imagery.
  4. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Julian will encourage you to look beyond the norms to the wild and untamed, sharing his experiences of photographing the landscapes of Mongolia. Discover approaches for photographing different cultures, people, and capturing vast panoramas.
  5. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Wildlife can be an extremely rewarding form of photography, but it's not without its challenges! Here, Tesni will highlight the stumbling blocks you'll encounter in wildlife photography, whilst showing what can be achieved with perseverance and time.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
  6. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Laurence Norah will share his end to end workflow, walking you through what's required to get started and successfully become a landscape photographer.
    Brought to you by
    Vanguard
20 Sep 2021
  1. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Macro photography is a rewarding and fascinating genre, though there are a few challenges to overcome when first starting out! Discover the fundamentals of macro with Geraint, including kit, settings, composition, light, and fieldcraft.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
  2. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Formerly a midwife, Tianna changed career and made her way into professional maternity photography. Here she discusses how to get into this specialism, the opportunities changing career can bring, and what to consider when you're getting started.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Behind The Lens Theatre
    We've got used to 'zoom' glimpsing the real lives of clients, co-workers and celebs - even more reason documentary family photography is growing. The founders of Made for Documentary discuss this style and why real has become the new perfect.
  4. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Mike demonstrates that being a great photographer is within reach for everyone. He'll share tips to help you build a beautiful body of professional-level photos using just the phone in your pocket, or your camera if you prefer!
  5. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Discover the therapeutic, transformational power of photography, as Kathryn shares her story. She'll offer an alternative perspective on using photography in your life, and discuss using creativity to dig deep, connect and improve your world.
  6. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Join Tom Mason as he guides you through developing wildlife images right on your doorstep. Tom will give an insight into finding subjects and looking for those unique angles for the best shot.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Tracy will give tips for avoiding the common pitfalls of this type of photography, as well as giving practical and inspirational advice and examining some of the best, award-winning close-up, macro and micro images.
    Brought to you by
    Amateur Photographer
  2. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Marketing is one of the biggest pain points for wedding photographers! Here, Martin shares his tips for marketing and gives insight into how he delivers 50+ weddings a year, all edited and delivered within three weeks.
    Brought to you by
    nphoto
  3. Behind The Lens Theatre
    What makes a great monochrome photograph? Nigel examines the image making process from conceptual thought, capture in-camera and the completed image in post processing.
    Brought to you by
    Creative Photography Experience
  4. Behind The Lens Theatre
    How do you fill your social media with personality and build an audience who love what you do? Hannah guides you through how to curate your feed, find your voice, plan your content and set boundaries to make sure it doesn't take over your life.
  5. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Wounded in Afghanistan in 2007, Chris was left registered blind. Rather than give up, he started from scratch and discovered landscape photography. Hear his story, and see how he turned a disability into a passion.
    Brought to you by
    Vanguard
  6. Behind The Lens Theatre
    Specialist Maria works around the UK making promo images for dance companies. But for her personal work, she becomes the performer. From the professional to the personal, Maria will take you on a photographic journey that will surprise and intrigue!
19 Sep 2021
  1. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
  2. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
  3. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
20 Sep 2021
  1. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
  2. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
  3. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
21 Sep 2021
  1. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
  2. BIPP, stand J305
    Advance booking preferred via phone or email: 01772 367 968, admin@bipp.com
19 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Bitesize
  2. Canon Bitesize
  3. Canon Bitesize
  4. Canon Bitesize
    Canon is offering you the rare opportunity to have a one to one with Canon ambassador Simeon Quarrie. If you want to expand your creative thinking and commercial awareness, this is a must attend session.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Bitesize
  2. Canon Bitesize
    Go a step further in your photo experience by printing your own images, listen to the secrets behind a great printed picture with imagePROGRAF PRO Series.
  3. Canon Bitesize
  4. Canon Bitesize
  5. Canon Bitesize
    Canon is offering you the rare opportunity to have a one to one with Canon ambassador Simeon Quarrie. If you want to expand your creative thinking and commercial awareness, this is a must attend session.
  6. Canon Bitesize
21 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Bitesize
  2. Canon Bitesize
  3. Canon Bitesize
    This 30-minute talk will explore the power of creative education and positive visual storytelling with Canon Ambassador Clive Booth and Canon YPP student Zainab Kabia.
  4. Canon Bitesize
  5. Canon Bitesize
    Go a step further in your photo experience by printing your own images, listen to the secrets behind a great printed picture with imagePROGRAF PRO Series.
  6. Canon Bitesize
19 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Spotlight

    F1 Photographer Vladimir Rys discusses how he got started in photography, how he turns disadvantages to advantages, fuelling his creativity, and why talent alone isn’t enough to succeed in the photography industry.

  2. Canon Spotlight
  3. Canon Spotlight
  4. Canon Spotlight
    In the last 18 months we have all had to change, and when I met the new Canon mirrorless cameras, I knew I had to change my photography given its extraordinary capabilities.
  5. Canon Spotlight

    Join Claire as she navigates you through her unique journey into photography as well as her unconventional blend for story-telling, conceptual vision and self-portraiture.

  6. Canon Spotlight
  7. Canon Spotlight
    Hosted by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth, this is an open discussion section where audience members can ask their questions to some of today’s Canon speakers.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Spotlight
  2. Canon Spotlight
  3. Canon Spotlight
  4. Canon Spotlight
    In the last 18 months we have all had to change, and when I met the new Canon mirrorless cameras, I knew I had to change my photography given its extraordinary capabilities.
  5. Canon Spotlight
  6. Canon Spotlight
  7. Canon Spotlight
    Hosted by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth, this is an open discussion section where audience members can ask their questions to some of today’s Canon speakers.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Canon Spotlight
  2. Canon Spotlight
  3. Canon Spotlight
  4. Canon Spotlight
    Professional seascapes photographer, Rachael Talibart, tells the story of her Sirens portfolio, photographs of storm waves named after mythological beings.
  5. Canon Spotlight
  6. Canon Spotlight
  7. Canon Spotlight
    Hosted by Canon Ambassador Clive Booth, this is an open discussion section where audience members can ask their questions to some of today’s Canon speakers.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Click Props, Stand C700
  2. Click Props, Stand C700
  3. Click Props, Stand C700
  4. Click Props, Stand C700
  5. Click Props, Stand C700
20 Sep 2021
  1. Click Props, Stand C700
  2. Click Props, Stand C700
  3. Click Props, Stand C700
  4. Click Props, Stand C700
  5. Click Props, Stand C700
21 Sep 2021
  1. Click Props, Stand C700
  2. Click Props, Stand C700
  3. Click Props, Stand C700
  4. Click Props, Stand C700
  5. Click Props, Stand C700
19 Sep 2021
  1. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Learn how to create realistic, creative and special lighting effects for photographers using Photoshop in this editing suite session with photographer and author, Glyn Dewis.
  2. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Wildlife photographer, Tesni Ward will show you how to supercharge your editing in Lightroom to create striking final images. Learn what tools are most important and what can be ignored and develop a workflow for wildlife photography to achieve the best results.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Got the shot you wanted but didn't quite manage the camera settings? Mollie (mxh.photos) talks through some simple yet effective techniques you can use on your images in both Lightroom and Photoshop to make even the most ordinary imagery stand out from the crowd.
  4. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Join Dave, as he walks us through a few simple ways to edit your travel images in Photoshop for Instagram posts, stories and video.
  5. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Creative video editor Emily Malden will show you ways to enhance your edit and use the colour correcting tools in Premiere Pro to its full potential, adding depth and drama to your footage.
  6. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Editing expert Ian Sayers will show you the basic setup and configuration of graphic tablets, and how easy it can be, to cut your editing time in half. Throw away the mouse and start getting the most out of the tablet you already have.
    Brought to you by
    -
20 Sep 2021
  1. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Discover the benefits of using Capture One for your image editing, with superior precision and image quality.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Save hours of editing time and learn the easiest ways to correct common retouching issues in portrait photography.
  3. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Learn how to make an impact with your post-production. Renowned wedding photographer Froydis will show you the best techniques to improve your portrait imagery and create a set of stand out images with a consistent look.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Combine Affinity Photo's live filters, a touch of mathematical programming and recordable macros to recreate completely non-destructive filter gallery effects and other unique results.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Photoshop has a very powerful image editing toolset but did you know that you can use many of those same tools to create videos? Here, Tony Harmer will show you the possibilities for creating video in Photoshop'even if you only have a still photo!
    Brought to you by
    -
  6. Editing & Post-Production suite
    In this session, award-winning smartphone filmmaker Imran Azam will take you through the basics of mobile filmmaking, from planning the shoot to apps and editing. Learn how you can get started with the device you already have - your smartphone.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Learn about the essential computer gear and techniques for preparing your photos to make high quality digital prints.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Imagine being able to start, finish or continue a photo composite on your iPad. Tony will show you whats different and get you started with ease.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Explore the premise of statistical stacking, and how you can use it to reduce noise, remove objects, tackle difficult dynamic range and simulate long exposure photography.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Using Lightroom and Photoshop as a combined imaging power house along with his Wacom Intuos Pro, re-touching expert David will look in detail and explain how to improve your post production to create even more beautiful images.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Join Ian Sayers and learn how to take videos from digital devices into Premiere Pro to create impressive video content with ease.
    Brought to you by
    -
  6. Editing & Post-Production suite
    You may well be surprised at how many of your Photoshop skills translate into After Effects. In this session, Tony Harmer will show you how and get you started on your motion journey!
    Brought to you by
    -
  7. Editing & Post-Production suite
    Andy Burgess will share how he constructed a YouTube documentary together, looking at emphasising storytelling within the edit, and how you can take advantage of post production to bring your video to life.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Epson, stand D500
    Free 1-to-1 Printing Consultations - Book your space for a personal chat with Nat Coalson ARPS – photographic artist, master digital printer and Epson Ambassador. 
20 Sep 2021
  1. Epson, stand D500
    Free 1-to-1 Printing Consultations - Book your space for a personal chat with Nat Coalson ARPS – photographic artist, master digital printer and Epson Ambassador.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Epson, stand D500
    Free 1-to-1 Printing Consultations - Book your space for a personal chat with Nat Coalson ARPS – photographic artist, master digital printer and Epson Ambassador. 
19 Sep 2021
  1. Fotospeed, stand D600
  2. Fotospeed, stand D600
  3. Fotospeed, stand D600
  4. Fotospeed, stand D600
20 Sep 2021
  1. Fotospeed, stand D600
  2. Fotospeed, stand D600
  3. Fotospeed, stand D600
  4. Fotospeed, stand D600
21 Sep 2021
  1. Fotospeed, stand D600
  2. Fotospeed, stand D600
    A look at British wildlife from our coastlines, rivers and lakes
  3. Fotospeed, stand D600
  4. Fotospeed, stand D600
19 Sep 2021
  1. Fujifilm, stand J500
    Steve will explore our relationship with photographic printing from the analogue through digital ages. As an experienced printer and Director of Metro Imaging in London, he will take us on a print journey from the analogue years, through the introduction of digital imaging; discussing how our relationship with print has evolved over the years and why it continues to be a vital component of any creative practice.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Interfit Studio, stand G302
  2. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
  3. Interfit Studio, stand G302
  4. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
20 Sep 2021
  1. Interfit Studio, stand G302
  2. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
  3. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
21 Sep 2021
  1. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
  2. Interfit Studio, stand G302
  3. Interfit Studio, stand G302
    Have a go in the Interfit studio: Bring your camera, plug it in and takeover our studio!
19 Sep 2021
  1. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Introduction to today's events on the Nikon School Stage.
  2. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Often considered the Holy Grail when it comes to wildlife photography, Andy will illustrate how to shorten your odds of being in the right place and the right time. He'll explore the benefits of working locally and the advantage of building a detailed knowledge of your subject. Andy will also guide you through some of the ethical considerations, the benefits of being an unnoticed observer as well as top tips for actually nailing the shot when the opportunity presents itself.
  3. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Carolyn Mendelsohn will be sharing her journey as a photographer, exploring portraits she has taken and projects she has created over her career, the stories behind them, and how she took the step from being known as a lifestyle and portrait photographer,
  4. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Join Nigel as he discusses his greatest passion, photography. During this talk, Nigel will share his learnings from a 30 year career as a professional landscape photographer, and some of the most important elements when attempting to get that perfect imag
  5. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Tianna will be hosting a Q&A with Neil from Nikon School to discuss maternity portraits and the skills and kit needed to produce great images.
  6. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Having a love of both landscape photography and wildlife photography can be difficult. Ricci will talk through the cameras, lenses, settings and accessories used for both landscape and wildlife photography to make sure you don't miss a thing.
  7. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Wedding photographer Froydis Geithus talks about destination weddings and connecting with your subjects.
  8. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Neil will be covering camera settings, composition ideas and tips and techniques used to shoot and create dramatic landscape images.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Introduction to today's events on the Nikon School Stage.
  2. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Wedding photographer Froydis Geithus talks about destination weddings and connecting with your subjects.
  3. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Nikon School and Beyond Content will discuss techniques for creating outstanding video content with Z series cameras.
  4. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    A masterclass by fine art nature photographer Harry Skeggs, unveiling the best lessons learnt from his time in the wild and ways to elevate your wildlife photography to fine art status.
  5. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Tianna will be hosting a Q&A with Neil from Nikon School to discuss maternity portraits and the skills and kit needed to produce great images.
  6. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Neil will be covering camera settings, composition ideas and tips and techniques used to shoot and create dramatic landscape images.
  7. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Nikon School will be hosting a tips and techniques session to help you get the best from your Nikon gear.
  8. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Ricci will talk through his recent images of British wildlife. Going into detail about everything the camera doesn't capture. '
21 Sep 2021
  1. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Introduction to today's events on the Nikon School Stage.
  2. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    A masterclass by fine art nature photographer Harry Skeggs, unveiling the best lessons learnt from his time in the wild and ways to elevate your wildlife photography to fine art status.
  3. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Gurvir will discuss the process of creating his images, the stories behind them and tips to improve your wedding photography.
  4. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Nikon School and Beyond Content will discuss techniques for creating outstanding video content with Z series cameras.
  5. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Tianna will be hosting a Q&A with Neil from Nikon School to discuss maternity portraits and the skills and kit needed to produce great images.
  6. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Neil will be covering camera settings, composition ideas and tips and techniques used to shoot and create dramatic landscape images.
  7. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Nikon School will be hosting a tips and techniques session to help you get the best from your Nikon gear.
  8. Nikon School Stage, stand B600
    Ricci will talk through his recent images of British wildlife. Going into detail about everything the camera doesn't capture. '
19 Sep 2021
  1. Olympus, stand L500
  2. Olympus, stand L500
20 Sep 2021
  1. Olympus, stand L500
  2. Olympus, stand L500
21 Sep 2021
  1. Olympus, stand L500
  2. Olympus, stand L500
19 Sep 2021
  1. Photo Live
    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores working in an unbounded linear colour format: tone map HDR values with just one image and see how linear compositing can help improve tone and colour in this 15-minute post-production session.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Photo Live
    Join multi-award winning photographer Jessica McGovern as she demonstrates, on stage with live animals, how to construct an image that wows and carries impact.
    Brought to you by
    That Tog Spot
  3. Photo Live
    Gary Hill will cover how you can produce quality, professional headshots whether for business, branding or portraiture. He will show you how you can make an impact and achieve great results with minimal lighting and very little fuss.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Photo Live
    Tom shares some of the most memorable entries the CWPA has received. He'll explore how and why they started and the serious conservation messages behind these light-hearted shots, telling the stories of species in need from an alternative angle.
    Brought to you by
    CWPA
  5. Photo Live
    Wayne Johns shows you some very simple but effective lighting setups to achieve powerful and dramatic looking fashion portraits. He will demonstrate this by using just one or two lights and different modifiers to get the desired effect.
    Brought to you by
    -
  6. Photo Live
    Mollie specialises in fashion, beauty and blogger photography, capturing looks that captivate on social and beyond. In this session, she'll demo the techniques she uses with influencers to get striking, modern shots highlighting the latest trends.
  7. Photo Live
    Portrait and wedding photographer Tommy will show you essential tips to create beautiful images with very minimal lighting gear that you can carry over your shoulder.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Photo Live
    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores manual retouching techniques such as refining a selection and tone matching to produce a powerful end result in this 15-minute post-production session.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Photo Live
    Without the ability to taste and smell, content creators must learn to tell stories and evoke senses when it comes to food imagery. Here Kate and Brent will give tips on technique, kit and basic styling for food photography.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Photo Live
    We've all been there - you've got an engagement shoot and the loved-up couple couldn't look more awkward. Relax! Mick and Ash will show you some simple poses and tips for getting great, natural shots in as little as five minutes, no matter the subjects.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Photo Live
    Discover how Gavin uses lightweight kit to capture dramatic portraits with minimum fuss. He'll cover essential camera settings, the strengths and limits of continuous lighting, and using a small flash to get big results.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Photo Live
    For stunning wedding shots, lighting and posing go hand in hand. Here, Sanjay will demonstrate his go-to techniques for crafting and shaping light - under the pressure of the big day - to create a classic repeatable approach that anyone can use.
  6. Photo Live
    Explore Alma's process for self-portrait photography. She will delve into her camera settings, equipment and how you can create your own imaginary world just using yourself as the main subject.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Photo Live
    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live Stage and explores how easy it is to transfer projects from Affinity Photo over to Affinity Publisher, great for designing portfolios, prototyping web layouts and print-based workflows in this 15-minute post-production session.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Photo Live
    Shooting with over the top styling can add a real highlight to any photographer's portfolio. In this session, El will share her approach to capturing alternative, creative portraits that tell a story from lighting to colour theory.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Photo Live
    Join multi-award winning photographer Jessica McGovern as she demonstrates, on stage with live animals, how to construct an image that wows and carries impact.
    Brought to you by
    That Tog Spot
  4. Photo Live
    Join Dave Clayton, one half of the He Shoots, He Draws podcast team for this live episode of the show with photographer Dan Rubin. 
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Photo Live
    Gurvir will show you how he creates stunning wedding portraiture using nothing but LED lights. He will share his approach for posing subjects in limited time and demonstrate various lighting techniques that can be created in studio and on location.
    Brought to you by
    -
  6. Photo Live
    How do you capture the features of a vehicle whilst ensuring its personality is highlighted? Automotive photographer Michelle will demonstrate live how she does just that, focusing on lighting and expert technique to make a vehicle look desirable
19 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    Here, Laurence will explain the importance of the exposure triangle and how the three key photography controls of aperture, shutter speed and ISO work together to create an image
    Brought to you by
    Vanguard
  2. Toute Suite
    In this jargon busting session, Angela Nicholson runs through the essential kit for beginners, from the types of cameras and lenses available today, their advantages and what you might use for what.
    Brought to you by
    SheClicks
  3. Toute Suite
    Chris Ord shares an introduction to flash and showcases setups for multiple use and easy-to-use techniques that you can use today.
  4. Toute Suite
    Here, Jane will take you through the basic photoshop skills that every budding photographer needs to know, using simple techniques to achieve great results.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Self-taught photographer, Ben Moore explains how he has survived and thrived in an ever-changing industry as well as offering best practices on diversification and maximising your presence online - from clubhouse to NFTs, he will explain it all.
  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Are you a photographer trying to promote your work on social? Join Kaye Ford as she shares key tips for success on Instagram and TikTok, and how personality and the message you put across is what clients really want to see.
  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Tommy believes in the importance of personal projects. Here, he'll describe how to use it to find paid work and collaborate with brands - earning money while working wonders for your social media. Find out how to pitch, what to say, and what NOT to say!
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Paul Wilkinson will share in-person sales techniques that are easy to implement, helping you to maximise the value of each session without any of the hard sales techniques so often talked about (and disliked) by photographers.
    Brought to you by
    Graphistudio
21 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Awarded an MBE by the Queen for his services to photography, Paul Hill will show that by being different and offering a unique vision, you will never be short of work whether you work in editorial, education or fine art.
  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    In this session, Melissa will show you exactly how to create your own automated marketing machine, with your website at the heart of it, from email list building to creating simple Facebook and Instagram ads funnel. Learn how to use your website to generate new leads on autopilot.
    Brought to you by
    The Design Space
  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    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
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Photography trainer, Michelle will look at the beliefs and fears that hold creatives back from building successful businesses, discussing ways to overcome limiting habits and grow to boost your business.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Shutter Street
    Victoria Hillman shares tips on making your garden wildlife and photography friendly ready for you to get out there with your camera, the best ways and to shoot different subjects, and how garden photography can help improve your images overall.
  2. Shutter Street
    Join Jo as she explains the power of a 365 day photo project, and how taking a photo every day for a year can help you grow as a photographer through the act of repetition.
  3. Shutter Street
    Renowned photojournalist, Peter Dench, explains how he powered up his flash and went on the hunt for photo-stories to save his career during the pandemic.
    Brought to you by
    Amateur Photographer
  4. Shutter Street
    Discover how to capture unique images of the faces and places that we encounter on our journeys. Covering the technical shooting process to the best gear to use, Ron will share his process for cityscape and street photography with essence.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Shutter Street
    Minimalist photography provides the widest opportunities of subject matter in any photographic discipline. Learn how to create powerful images that sell, irrespective of your subject.
  6. Shutter Street
    Much of Rebecca's work involves crafting images of influencers. Here she uncovers the secrets to perfect Instagram shots, including techniques and tools, her favourite editing apps and kit, her go-to locations and why pizza is always a top prop!
20 Sep 2021
  1. Shutter Street
    Alex will share his experiences of living with mental health issues and how street photography has had a positive impact on him. He'll cover the technical aspects, his approach, and discuss how he uses it to incorporate mindfulness into his life.
  2. Shutter Street
    Confined to the city during lockdown, Verity has come to see it differently, going beyond her usual compositions to get a deeper understanding of her surroundings, whether they’re architectural, or a little bit of ‘rural in the city’.
    Brought to you by
    Amateur Photographer
  3. Shutter Street
    Marc's work has a distinctive style, incorporating city architecture into many of his wedding images. He'll discuss his approach, going from hobbyist to full-time pro, settling on your style, and what can happen when you commit yourself 100% to you.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Shutter Street
    Conquer your fears and learn how to become a confident street photographer. Follow Brian's tips to make an immediate difference to how you approach the streets.
    Brought to you by
    Fujifilm
  5. Shutter Street
    Join Ben Moore as he shows his methods for capturing architecture and street images, sharing his thought process and approach to creating them.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Shutter Street
    Join Dan, as he showcases how he helped a boutique fashion start-up capture every photo needed for their sell-out online launch (all in a single day), using only an iPhone, moment lenses and lots of detailed planning.
  2. Shutter Street
    ​From Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, to Ed Sheeran and Paul McCartney - Christie Goodwin has photographed some of the most recognisable faces on the planet. Discover the techniques Christie uses to tell a whole story in a single, impactful shot.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Shutter Street
    As photographers, we hold a tool for expression, growth and wellbeing in our hands, but often overlook the process in favour of the end product. Here, Rehmat explores new ways to connect with our cameras to harness photography as a mindfulness tool.
  4. Shutter Street
    Alex discusses his experiences of transitioning from street to pro documentary wedding photographer. Exploring his approach to storytelling, he'll delve into the key moments of a wedding, share images and stories, and talk through his kit.
  5. Shutter Street
    How can you give your creative photo projects the best exposure, and which platforms is it best to use? Rebecca Burns from Redeye runs through the the pros and cons of social media, other virtual platforms, festivals, exhibitions and zines.
    Brought to you by
    -
19 Sep 2021
  1. Sony, stand E600
    How to make the transition from taking photos for fun, to getting paid for you work.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Sony, stand E600
    Ron will take a look at the current state of Instagram and how to continue building your photography brand on the platform.
  2. Sony, stand E600
  3. Sony, stand E600
    Terry will be presenting a selection of photographs from his assignment with Wiltshire Air Ambulance.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Sony, stand E600
18 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Join us for an exclusive screening of the award-winning Picture Stories documentary, followed by a Q&A with director Rob West, and two of the film's contributing photographers, Charlie Phillips and Peter Dench.
     
19 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Join us as Rankin explores his motivations and approaches, how he weaves everything together, and why he enjoys having so many different elements to his work.
  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    In this session, Olivia will talk through the different approaches she takes to her work, explaining how and why they vary each time. 
    Brought to you by
    -
20 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Join us as Rankin explores his motivations and approaches, how he weaves everything together, and why he enjoys having so many different elements to his work.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2

    Brooke is a conceptual fine art photographer specialising in self-portraiture. Her stunning images are rich in storytelling, with a desire to show others a part of themselves. Walk through her process to see how anyone can begin creating groundbreaking work that positively influences others.

19 Sep 2021
  1. The Studio, Hall 3
    The team at Global Distribution decided to run an experiment: shoot the same short film with three different RED cameras from across the price spectrum, in just one day. Find out what they learned and the variation in approaches, planning and workflow required.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. The Studio, Hall 3
    Join award-winning filmmaker Daniel Peters as he shares his process of creating a feature film in 7 days with limited crew and budget, delving into the fundamentals such as kit, budgets and his process of storytelling.
  3. The Studio, Hall 3
    From concerts to weddings, live streaming has never been more in demand. Luckily it's also become super accessible for viewers and content creators alike. Here, Gavin shares some of the tools and skills he's developed to go live almost anywhere.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
  4. The Studio, Hall 3
    Learn how to make simple transitions from family photography to family film and explore which customers you can have the biggest impact on.
  5. The Studio, Hall 3
    A crash course in getting pro sound for videos, covering what kit you REALLY need, how to set it up, and tips for getting great results by yourself. Tom will demystify sound in a clear, jargon-free way, leaving you raring to press that red button.
    Brought to you by
    RODE
20 Sep 2021
  1. The Studio, Hall 3
    Having experienced the transition from stills to moving image first hand, Jimmy explains the importance of videos in 2021 and beyond, plus what photographers should be aware of when making videos, from a technical standpoint and visual creativity.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
  2. The Studio, Hall 3
    In this session, Imran discusses how you can harness the power of storytelling through smartphone video to meet your goals, open up new opportunities and win new business.
  3. The Studio, Hall 3
    Join Emma and Rick as they delve into Emma's unconventional filming style for wedding videos, sharing clips and tips on how to convey stories about people who just happen to be getting married.
    Brought to you by

    Satureyes Media    

    Evolve 

    Story of Your Day

  4. The Studio, Hall 3
    In this session, Calvin will delve into the fashion filmmaking process and show you how to tell engaging stories with garments through moving image with the equipment you already have.
  5. The Studio, Hall 3
    Here, awarding-winning content creator Eulanda from Hey! Dip Your Toes In will share everything she knows about producing engaging social content that will get seen, and how you can take advantage of social platforms prioritising video.
21 Sep 2021
  1. The Studio, Hall 3
    Andy Burgess will share how creating a YouTube channel can allow you to develop multiple skills as a filmmaker, showing you how to balance various roles that you take on and the most important thing to focus on when working independently.
  2. The Studio, Hall 3
    Looking to expand your offering by bringing video into your stills business? Sanjay did just that, broadening his range of services to offer a one-stop shop. Find out what you'll need to consider, and how to integrate these elements together.
  3. The Studio, Hall 3
    Emma Wilson delves into the art of storytelling in moving image. She'll discuss using sound design to drive your story, the language of film and rules of syntax, filming and editing tips, as well as exploring why storytelling is so important.
    Brought to you by

    Evolve

    SOYD

  4. The Studio, Hall 3
    How do you make a successful documentary film with low or no budget? Here, Rehmat Rayatt - creator of award-winning feature documentary, Toxification - will share insights on everything from production to crowdfunding and mainstream media coverage.
  5. The Studio, Hall 3
    Editing is one of the only parts of the filmmaking process we have total control over. Wedding filmmaker Mick will run through different approaches and techniques you can use to put your stamp on your films and craft edits to engage and move.
    Brought to you by
    -
  6. The Studio, Hall 3
    Ashleigh Jadee will dive into her workflow of a director, sharing tips and tricks of planning processes and the key to working your way up.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Pro portrait photographer Saraya Cortaville shares the essentials to turning your creative passion into a fulfilling and profitable business.
    Brought to you by

    Fujifilm

  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    From events to editorial, boudoir to babies, maternity to music and corporate to commercial, photography as a career can take many forms. In this session, UKBFTOG's Tori 'Lens' Taiwo will share success stories, frank experiences and advice for creating your own successful business.
    Brought to you by

    UKBFTOG

  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Fabrizia discusses what skills and gear you need, where to invest your time and money, and how to use your "love projects" to grow and market your business.
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    You've got the skills to take great photos, but now its time to turn those skills into a business. Here, Tom will show you a number of actionable ways to start as a business that will thrive and survive for financial longevity.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    Whether you're looking to start filming or transitioning from photo to video, Rick will take you through the basics of getting started in video, from initial planning to simple techniques of filming
    Brought to you by
    Satureyes Media
  2. Toute Suite
    Dive into the exciting world of video with video journalist Jameisha Prescod, and learn how to engage audiences and tell stories in 2021. You'll hear her top tips and tricks for shooting, editing and gathering material on the go, so you can get started straight away!
  3. Toute Suite
    In this session, Emily will show you the basics techniques for editing video footage and what to consider to get great results even if you're just starting out.
  4. Toute Suite
    Jimmy explains the importance of video and the basic kit you will need to get you started on your video journey - from camera bases to lens choices for all budgets.
    Brought to you by
    Olympus
19 Sep 2021
  1. Video Live
    You can still get great results when time is a premium. Find out how Peter Neill shot a high impact music video - complete with promotional images - in just one day by picking the right tools for the job.
    Brought to you by
    -
  2. Video Live
    Rick will show you how to create a basic but effective setup in even the most uninspiring of locations. We'll look at camera and lighting as well as how to get a mic on your talent and record a top-notch interview.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Video Live
    Jameisha discusses her journey from personal storytelling to paid work. Diagnosed with Lupus, she created You Look Okay to Me, exploring chronic illness through visual mediums, in turn enabling her to to enter the industry in an accessible way.
  4. Video Live
    Steve & Nick make content for clients who come back time after time, from tourism boards to Jaguar. Discover their approach to varied shoots and the techniques they choose to tell the story, using pace and narrative to draw the viewer in.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Video Live
    During lockdown, Oggi Tomic was commissioned to shoot Rita Ora's performances at a virtual music festival. He'll discuss the process, planning, kit selection and challenges of filming 18 songs in full ProRes RAW with a greenscreen and limited budget.
    Brought to you by
    -
20 Sep 2021
  1. Video Live
    One of the major challenges of filming a wedding is setting up multiple cameras and audio equipment for the ceremony. Join wedding pro Emma Wilson as she shows us just that, explaining the choices she makes and how they impact her final product.
    Brought to you by

    -

    -

  2. Video Live
    Award-winning mobile filmmaker, Imran will take you on a hands-on journey of mobile filmmaking. You'll learn the technical skills to film, how to edit on freely-available mobile apps and how to publish your finished film straight to social.
  3. Video Live
    Join Cherry Wallis, a YouTuber with over 700K subscribers in this live Q&A as she uncovers the realities of producing content exclusively for the internet as an 'influencer'. Cherry will cover the social, technical and personal aspects of keeping a YouTube channel running. Learn what actually happens behind the content.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Video Live
    Rick will look at how to get the best quality pictures and sound but with the absolute minimum amount to haul around. Get your kit and grab and go!
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Video Live
    From Instagram Stories and Reels to TikTok, moving image on social media is surging. Join Kaye as she explores the value of social video, diving into what equipment and apps to film and edit these short form videos that can extend the showcase of your work.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Video Live
    One of the major challenges of filming a wedding is setting up multiple cameras and audio equipment for the ceremony. Join wedding pro Emma Wilson as she shows us just that, explaining the choices she makes and how they impact her final product.
    Brought to you by

    -

    -

  2. Video Live
    What do you really need to know to get started in video? Here, Digital Camera World writer Hannah Rooke will dive into her tips for the essential kit and basic techniques you will need to start your filming journey.
    Brought to you by
    -
  3. Video Live
    Don't leave your kit sitting in a bag when you're not shooting. From social audio to podcasts and professional webcams, Rick will show you how to re-purpose what you have, boost your profile and maximise your investments.
    Brought to you by
    -
  4. Video Live
    Steve & Nick make content for clients who come back time after time, from tourism boards to Jaguar. Discover their approach to varied shoots and the techniques they choose to tell the story, using pace and narrative to draw the viewer in.
    Brought to you by
    -
  5. Video Live
    Fashion film is growing, with the ever-rising demand for social content - whether that's product placement, docu-style profiles or video look-books. Jon will give you his insights to help you step into or further yourself within this industry.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    If the last year has taught us anything, it's taught us that we need to innovate and inspire ourselves to stay afloat. Rick will describe how he used his existing skills and taught himself new ones to keep busy and active as well as bringing in some income.
    Brought to you by
    Satureyes Media
  2. Toute Suite
    Join Ben Maclean as he guides you through campaign briefs and what it takes to deliver outstanding results. He will explain everything you need to know to exceed a brief, from location scouting to nailing the final edit.
  3. Toute Suite
    In this session, award winning content creator, Eulanda Osagiede will show you how to leverage your skillset and monetise your work through brand partnerships.
  4. Toute Suite
    It is a great era for photographers to make the transition into video. In this session, Calvin will show you how to create quality video content with the DSLR you already have to add additional value to your business.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    In this session, you'll learn about the different ways to fund your film, the benefits and drawbacks of film festivals as well as Rehmat's method for creating and implementing a social media strategy that works for you.
  2. Toute Suite
    Director Ashleigh Jadee will take you through the key elements of creating a personal brand and how you can market yourself effectively as a videographer and creative.
  3. Toute Suite
    Emma discusses the tricky issue of what to charge, whether you're in weddings, corporate or commercial filmmaking. She'll cover what factors to consider when determining your price range, as well as how to communicate that effectively to clients.
    Brought to you by

    Story of Your Day 

    Evolve   

  4. Toute Suite
    In this session Jon Edwards will not only discuss key aspects to branded film, but also touch upon securing clients, agencies, equipment needed and working with big brands.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Wex, stand M400
    If you've been looking at adding Pro Res or Raw recording to your filmmaking then Blackmagic might just have the right tool for you.
  2. Wex, stand M400
    Join Tom for a crash course in getting professional sound for video
20 Sep 2021
  1. Wex, stand M400
    Join Wex and Blackmagic for an introduction to the principles of Web Streaming/Broadcasting and comprehensive look at the brilliantly affordable ATEM Mini range of production switchers.
  2. Wex, stand M400

Get a taste of what to expect...

Sponsors

Supporters

  • Affinity
  • Epson
  • CEWE
  • Saramonic
  • Manfrotto