17 - 20 March 2018
The NEC, Birmingham

What's On for Students?

The Photography Show is a haven for anyone studying photography and looking to turn their passion into a career. Packed with the best brands on the market, a range of talks and demos, whatever your level of photography. There’ll be opportunities for you to trial all the latest kit from over 200 exhibitors, buy gear at great prices, learn new skills and be wowed by the experiences of photography legends.

Attend for FREE on Tuesday, 20 March *


*Students are welcome to attend on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday at the Concession rate

Student Plus Programme

Enhance your experience at the 2018 show by upgrading your student pass on a Tuesday to a Student Plus pass for just £10. Student Plus tickets are limited - book early to avoid disappointment.

What's included?

  • Student conference sessions - three sessions focusing on breaking into the photography business post-uni, including what NOT to do and a practical workshop on how to approach a commercial shoot.
  • Voucher for FREE show guide
  • £2 off any pre-booked Super Stage session
  • Info on special offers from our exhibitors

View the conference programme 

Try and buy 

Try and buy 

Try out the latest photo and video tech, buy the accessories that will help you to create your photography business and talk to leading brands about your plans for the future - and find out how their products can help. 

View the exhibitor list

Portfolio Reviews

Portfolio Reviews

Have your work reviewed and critiqued by one of the UK’s leading photography associations. Find out how you can enhance your projects and make sure you really stand out in the professional world.

A small charge will apply to each review.

More info

Super Stage

Super Stage

Hear from world renowned photographers on the Super Stage. They'll reveal their fascinating career stories, how they captured their best shots and how they've made their mark to achieve award-winning reputations.

A small charge will apply to each session.

View the line-up



With your show entry ticket, you also have access to hundreds of free talks and seminars. A host of imaging experts will share practical tips for taking awesome shots whatever your interest. Visit the Live Stage, Behind the Lens Theatre, Mobile & Social Stage, Video Theatre, Drone Zone, The Great Outdoors Stage and the much loved Adobe Theatre.

See a full list of theatre and stage programmes here