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17 - 20 March 2018
The NEC, Birmingham

Masterclasses and Conferences

Pro Conference

Pro Conference

With sessions solely focused on challenges faced by professional photographers, the Pro Conference covers the business elements of being a professional as well as giving ideas to stimulate creativity and make your work stand out from the crowds.

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Turning Pro Masterclass

Turning Pro Masterclass

Why wait any longer to fulful your dream of becoming a professional photographer? The Turning Pro Masterclass will start you on your journey by giving you a number of essential business tips to make the career change less daunting.

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Beginners' Masterclass

Beginners' Masterclass

If you’re picking up a camera for the first time, the Beginners' Masterclass is for you. Build your confidence with expert advice on a range of topics that will transform you from complete novice to someone well on their way to photography greatness.

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Student Plus

Student Plus

Go extracurricular and take part in our Student Plus programme, specifically designed to give students the knowledge they need to go from university to career, with tips and tricks from top photographers who were once in your shoes.

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Programme Overview

Stages and Theatres

Super Stage

Super Stage

Legends of photography will once again grace us with their presence on the Super Stage. Previous speakers include huge names such as David Bailey, Sebastião Salgado, Mary Ellen Mark and Martin Parr, and this year promises to be no different.

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Live Stage

Live Stage

Full of action, live demos and interactive sessions, what’s not to love about the Live Stage? Get your camera at the ready as experts take you through live shoots on stage, sharing their tips and tricks to help you get the best shot.

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The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

We can already smell the fresh air; new for 2018 The Great Outdoors is a stage dedicated to all types of outdoor photography. Complete with elements from the outside this stage is the perfect setting to bring out the adventurer in you.

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Behind the Lens

Behind the Lens

Ever wondered about the deeper meaning behind your favourite photographs, and how the photographer came to capture a specific moment in such a wonderful way? The Behind the Lens Theatre delves deeper into the stories behind the images.

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Mobile & Social Stage

Mobile & Social Stage

It’s the trend that keeps on growing, and to accommodate the demand we’ve made the Mobile & Social Stage bigger. Discover how to get the most from your images for social sharing, take better photos with your cameraphone amd edit them using apps.

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Drone Zone

Drone Zone

The Drone Zone was so popular last year, we've brought it back for 2018! Visit the flying area for piloting tuition from the experts as well as vital information on the legalities behind using your drone in public.

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Photo Editing Theatre

Photo Editing Theatre

Learn the techniques you need to create the perfect picture in our Photo Editing Theatre. Packed full of advice from experts in retouching photos, you won't want to miss these talks and demos to help you take your images to the next level.

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Video Stage

Video Stage

The demand for moving image is constantly growing and the Video Stage is filled to the brim with sessions to make sure, whether you use the same camera for stills and video or you've invested in a specific bit of kit, you don't get left behind.

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