Theatres & Stages

Get inspiration for your next project, learn the intricacies of action shots, or discover how social media can help you get your photography out to the masses - all this and more on our theatres and stages. The majority of these sessions are free to attend with a show entry ticket, and you do not need to book tickets.

Please note, there is no cost for the Redeye Advice Sessions, however booking is required as seating is limited. Booking is also required for Super Stage sessions and there is a small additional charge of £10 per session.

Loading
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nat will demonstrate and explain the key stages which underpin a strong workflow.
    Speakers
  2. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    In Eric's talk he will discuss and demonstrate how to take advantage of mobile devices and Lightroom Mobile.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will bring you up to speed with the new features in Photoshop CC, and how Photographers can make use of them in the editing / composite workflow.
  4. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will walk you through his approach to image editing, firstly in optimize the tonal range in Lightroom Classic CC.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Andy will walk you through thoughts for making the perfect still image, then walk you through how to composite a 3D object(s) into it.
  6. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nick will show the performance benefits for photographers and the ability to work with your images on the platform that suits you.
  7. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will explain why and demonstrate how to upload from Lightroom Classic CC and Bridge CC into Adobe Stock.
    Speakers
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    This session will focus on essential principles and techniques to simplify your image/video file management with Lightroom Classic CC.
    Speakers
  2. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will cover Desktop, Mobile and Web, reducing time spent in front of the computer.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will show the advancements to the new selection, masking and cutting out tools, and how you can employ them in your editing / re-touching workflow.
  4. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will demonstrate and explore the interface and functionality of when processing an image before using layer masking in Photoshop CC.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Samira will be speaking about getting the most from her photographs using Photoshop CC and Lightroom Classic CC.
  6. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    In this talk Nick will walk you through Lightroom CC on different devices to give you the advantage wherever and whenever you need it.
  7. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will explain why and demonstrate how to upload from Lightroom Classic CC and Bridge CC into Adobe Stock.
    Speakers
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nat will cover lots of efficient and productive techniques when editing, so you can spend more time behind the camera.
    Speakers
  2. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will show how to use the Photoshop CC tools you already use to edit and enhance your Drone footage.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    George will go step-by-step through his process, starting with the RAW file, demonstrating that wildlife photography shouldn't only be restricted to sunrise or sunset.
  4. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will demonstrate how lens corrections add value to your images.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will show you how to get time back in your editing for you to spend more time with the camera.
  6. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nick will explore and raise awareness of some of the less obvious features with you and explain how to use them in your workflow.
  7. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will explain why and demonstrate how to upload from Lightroom Classic CC and Bridge CC into Adobe Stock.
    Speakers
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nat will demonstrate tools in Lightroom Classic CC which allow you to get control of your editing and make the best of your photos.
    Speakers
  2. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Andy will walk you through thoughts for making the perfect still image, then walk you through how to composite a 3D object(s) into it.
  3. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will show how to use both Lightroom Classic CC and Photoshop CC in the editing workflow.
  4. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    David will takes you step by step through the processing of a Yorkshire Dales landscape image using Lightroom Classic CC.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Ron will talk will cover how to develop your own personal style and consistent visual narrative in photography.
    Speakers
  6. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Nick will show and explain about colour management with Lightroom CC and preparation for exporting to different outputs channels.
  7. Free
    Adobe Theatre
    Eric will explain why and demonstrate how to upload from Lightroom Classic CC and Bridge CC into Adobe Stock.
    Speakers
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    The very first showing of behind the scenes footage from Tommy's week with an Ethiopian tribe.
  2. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Release your creativity!
  3. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Ross shares his experiences of shooting commercial campaigns for luxury hotels.
    Speakers
  4. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Is having it all a myth? How have women photographers made the grade and how did they do it? What are the models of success?
    Chairperson
  5. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Professional wildlife photographers tips for developing your images.
  6. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Sensor technology has reached a point where astrophotography is now accessible to all.
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    What goes into making a natural history documentary?
  2. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Why enter your work in competitions?
  3. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Can you still make money as a music photographer?
    Speakers
  4. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Karl shares his approach that fills his landsdcapes with emotion.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Join Laura as she explores the vast difference between the selfie and the self-portrait.
  6. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Explore how finding fulfilment can change our lives and businesses.
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Join Laura as she explores the vast difference between the selfie and the self-portrait.
  2. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Kevin will show images and discuss how he uses his small mirrorless cameras to create timeless memories for his clients.
  3. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    A whistle stop tour around business basics!
    Speakers
  4. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Join Peter Dench as he reveals some of his photo legends and how he has absorbed their influence to develop his own career.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    A panel of pro photographers discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating video into your business.
  6. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Join photographer David Lund as he talks us through the making of a promotional film featuring the world's most expensive diamond earrings.
    Speakers
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    A chance to delve into Nicholas White's unique Black Dots project
  2. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    How does Tesni find locations for her wildlife photography, and what does she look for?
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Get ready to see light painting in action!
  4. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    A look inside closeup documentary wedding photography.
  5. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    George explains how he tailors each portrait to the subjects.
  6. Free
    Behind the Lens Theatre
    Wedding and commercial photographer Angela Ward-Brown has a passion for making tin-type, but what is it that's fascinating about these methods?
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Drone Zone
    Whether you're just thinking of getting into drones or looking for something of broadcast quality, join DJI for this demonstration showcasing their range of drones for all levels.
  2. Free
    Drone Zone
    Adam Juniper, author of bestselling Complete Guide to Drones, impartially introduces you to modern drones.
  3. Free
    Drone Zone
    Experience Yuneec's H520 with hot swappable cameras E90, E50 and CGOET and the new Typhoon H Plus with Hami and Simon's demonstration of 'business class' drones.
  4. Free
    Drone Zone
    Cinematographer Tom Anderson guides us through getting the best shots, as well as what to consider when getting into flying drones.
  5. Free
    Drone Zone
    Matt Williams takes you through the essential techniques for flying a drone with imaging in mind, and answers your questions.
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Drone Zone
    Experience Yuneec's H520 with hot swappable cameras E90, E50 and CGOET and the new Typhoon H Plus with Hami and Simon's demonstration of 'business class' drones.
  2. Free
    Drone Zone
    Matt Williams takes you through the essential techniques for flying a drone with imaging in mind, and answers your questions.
  3. Free
    Drone Zone
    Whether you're just thinking of getting into drones or looking for something of broadcast quality, join DJI for this demonstration showcasing their range of drones for all levels.
  4. Free
    Drone Zone
    Adam Juniper, author of bestselling Complete Guide to Drones, impartially introduces you to modern drones.
  5. Free
    Drone Zone
    Cinematographer Tom Anderson guides us through getting the best shots, as well as what to consider when getting into flying drones.
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Drone Zone
    Cinematographer Tom Anderson guides us through getting the best shots, as well as what to consider when getting into flying drones.
  2. Free
    Drone Zone
    Experience Yuneec's H520 with hot swappable cameras E90, E50 and CGOET and the new Typhoon H Plus with Hami and Simon's demonstration of 'business class' drones.
  3. Free
    Drone Zone
    Adam Juniper, author of bestselling Complete Guide to Drones, impartially introduces you to modern drones.
  4. Free
    Drone Zone
    Whether you're just thinking of getting into drones or looking for something of broadcast quality, join DJI for this demonstration showcasing their range of drones for all levels.
  5. Free
    Drone Zone
    Matt Williams takes you through the essential techniques for flying a drone with imaging in mind, and answers your questions.
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Drone Zone
    Matt Williams takes you through the essential techniques for flying a drone with imaging in mind, and answers your questions.
  2. Free
    Drone Zone
    Experience Yuneec's H520 with hot swappable cameras E90, E50 and CGOET and the new Typhoon H Plus with Hami and Simon's demonstration of 'business class' drones.
  3. Free
    Drone Zone
    Whether you're just thinking of getting into drones or looking for something of broadcast quality, join DJI for this demonstration showcasing their range of drones for all levels.
  4. Free
    Drone Zone
    Cinematographer Tom Anderson guides us through getting the best shots, as well as what to consider when getting into flying drones.
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Live Stage
    Photographers have to work really quickly nowadays, sometimes having just 30 seconds or a minute to ...
    Speakers
  2. Free
    Live Stage
    Join Glyn as he takes you through a masterclass of simplicity.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Live Stage
    If you want to grow as a portrait photographer then this session is a must see!
  4. Free
    Live Stage
    A catwalk like no other.
  5. Free
    Live Stage
    Find out how to photograph studio subjects (both still life and people) using light painting.
  6. Free
    Live Stage
    Get ready for this visually-stunning fashion and beauty shoot!
    Speakers
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Live Stage
    Award winning trainer Andrew Appleton demonstrates how he achieves amazing results.
  2. Free
    Live Stage
    A Live demo of techniques for shooting in a club environment.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Live Stage
    Portraiture shouldn't be complex.
  4. Free
    Live Stage
    Everything you need to know to get started in light painting
  5. Free
    Live Stage
    Learn how to shoot beauty like the pros!
    Speakers
  6. Free
    Live Stage
    Raise your game with a sprinkling of the self-raising.
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Live Stage
    Luke & Mandy, the  celebrated photographer/model/creative team will be creating a live fashion shoot ...
  2. Free
    Live Stage
    See how liquids can be manipulated to create stunning commercial photography and art.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Live Stage
    Chicago-based photographer Trashhand will demonstrate the latest techniques used by street photographers.
  4. Free
    Live Stage
    You don't need a big studio to make great portraits.
  5. Free
    Live Stage
    Come and see how simple on-camera flash can be manipulated.
  6. Free
    Live Stage
    Never miss a shot with reliable gear and specialised techniques.
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Live Stage
    A masterclass of maternity and newborn photography.
  2. Free
    Live Stage
    Getting accurate, personalised, high-end shots no matter who walks through the door.
  3. Free
    Live Stage
    Scott shows you how he shoots everything with the finished print in mind.
  4. Free
    Live Stage
    Including a live shoot and the announcement of the winner!
  5. Free
    Live Stage
    How can you capture fast-paced action?
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage

    Liam Lonsdale introduces today's Mobile & Social line-up, and shares his passion for all things adventure photography and social media.

  2. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Join Rick Bronks as he takes you through how to get professional-looking footage on your smartphone
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    The basic gear you need to start a YouTube channel.
  4. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    12 shots with 12mm on micro four thirds. Looking for inspiration. Urban travel with the 12mm - the ups, the downs - the challenge!
  5. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Learn how to use Instagram to share your story
  6. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    How do you build your social media audience organically?
    Speakers
  7. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    The journey from Thomas's first five minute video to today.
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Liam Lonsdale introduces today's Mobile & Social line-up, and shares his passion for all things adventure photography and social media.
  2. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    ​Simple tips for making and editing incredible photographs with your phone.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Have you ever wondered how to reach a wider audience with your photography?
  4. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    See where your photography can take you, as Mohamed shares his most recent projects and inspiring stories.
  5. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    All the instagram secrets you need to know for your food photography.
  6. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    The journey from quirky Instagram content to drinks photography business.
  7. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    How to visually story-tell your own business!
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Liam Lonsdale introduces today's Mobile & Social line-up, and shares his passion for all things adventure photography and social media.
  2. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Mike shares his approach to creating images; everything from composition to post-processing.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    How to make it in the photography industry using social media as your marketing channel.
  4. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Understanding the challenges that Instagram presents to photographers and how to use the platform in our advantage.
  5. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    How to master the art of mobile photography.
    Speakers
  6. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Find out how Gemita has leveraged her travel schedule and her unique lens on the world to discover and work on humanitarian initiatives.
  7. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Laura explores the role of mobile photography in capturing the way people interrelate with food around the world
    Speakers
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Liam Lonsdale introduces today's Mobile & Social line-up, and shares his passion for all things adventure photography and social media.
  2. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    ​Simple tips for making and editing incredible photographs with your phone.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Join Rick Bronks as he takes you through how to get professional-looking footage on your smartphone
    Speakers
  4. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Thinking on your feet.
  5. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Learn how to use this free social media tool to find paying clients.
  6. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    What essential gear is needed to start your channel?
  7. Free
    Mobile & Social Stage
    Pro adventure photographer Liam Lonsdale discusses how photographers and creatives can contend with social media growth.
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Toute Suite (Outside Hall 5)
    A beginners’ guide for some of the many traditional printing techniques.
  2. Free
    Toute Suite (Outside Hall 5)
    This session explores a growth area in photography - exhibiting and selling your prints.
17 Mar 2018
  1. £
    Super Stage
    Hear from Ami as she explores the art of storytelling without following the same old narratives.
    Speakers
  2. £
    Super Stage
    Art’s talk will echo this masterpiece that journeys through the world’s ecosystems and geographical regions.
    Speakers
  3. £
    Super Stage
    Join Erik as he discusses how he got started, his inspiration, imagination and creative process, as well as how he goes about capturing ideas and illusions that fool our brains.
18 Mar 2018
  1. £
    Super Stage
     Hear from Brent directly about his work and motivations – the impact of winning such awards, going undercover, and reporting on the issues that really matter to you.
  2. £
    Super Stage
    Art Wolfe explains how his work as a fine art painter, his varied interests, and photographic projects have progressively informed this body of work.
    Speakers
  3. £
    Super Stage
    Double Pulitzer prize-winning independent photojournalist Daniel Berehulak travels the globe in purs ...
19 Mar 2018
  1. £
    Super Stage
    Hear from Jasmine about how she started out and her advice for using social media to build your profile and drive your photography forward.
  2. £
    Super Stage
    Gered Mankowitz’s photography career is a who’s-who of iconic music of the 60s, 70s and beyond. Work ...
    Chairperson
  3. £
    Super Stage
    Join us at the Super Stage for a rare chance to hear from Mary, as she discusses her career, the highlights of her photographic work, and her creative process.
    Chairperson
20 Mar 2018
  1. £
    Super Stage
    Taking us behind the scenes of these projects, Nelson will explain his approach, techniques to gain access to unusual situations.
    Speakers
  2. £
    Super Stage
    British photographer Miles Aldridge is well known for his vividly coloured, meticulously composed images. 
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Find out how the blockbuster hits of natural history series are made in this talk.
  2. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Thomas Heaton talks about his love for the outdoors, how it drives his photography and how it benefits him on a personal level.
  3. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    An opportunity to hear from pro wildlife photographer Tesni Ward, on just how she achieves such stunning images.
    Speakers
  4. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Hear about using photography to raise awareness and understanding of conservation issues.
  5. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Discover live who will be crowned Outdoor Photographer of the Year.
  6. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Learn how Elke Vogelsang built a successful photography business specialising in dog portraiture.
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Develop an individual approach to your photography to create unique outdoor images.
  2. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Learn how Elke Vogelsang built a successful photography business specialising in dog portraiture.
  3. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    John will shoot and build an outdoor portrait-themed 360 interactive live onstage.
  4. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Wildlife conservationist Will Fox gives us special access to learn more about the realities of LIVE wildlife TV production.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Chris gives his advice for getting the most out of a shoot, from the way he approaches seeking out the best light to constructing composition.
    Speakers
  6. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    For the last few years Iceland has been the location of choice for photography trips, offering stunn ...
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    A live demo of some of the best pro apps, as well as techniques from shooting and editing to high quality printing.
    Speakers
  2. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Ben shares his experiences photographing obscure wildlife, including how to get the best from your kit in harsh surroundings.
    Speakers
  3. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    John will shoot and build an outdoor portrait-themed 360 interactive live onstage.
  4. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Joe will show how you can tell your own stories, authentically, by becoming more tuned-in with your environment
    Speakers
  5. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Watch and learn as photographic artist Nat Coalson creates new images from natural elements live on stage.
    Speakers
  6. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Join Paul as he takes us from pole to pole, visiting some of the key polar wildlife 'hotspots' and describing the specific challenges of capturing images.
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Join Scott and a bride and groom as he shows you his techniques for shooting and lighting to achieve amazing wedding images anywhere.
  2. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Learn how understanding dogs will ensure your photo shoot is a success.
  3. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    A live demo of some of the best pro apps, as well as techniques from shooting and editing to high quality printing.
    Speakers
  4. Free
    The Great Outdoors
    Composition and the WOW factor
    Speakers
17 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Video Stage
    As photographers, we all love new cameras! But what about your lenses?
  2. Free
    Video Stage
    Join us for this expert Q&A, discussing sound techniques for filmmaking.
  3. Free
    Video Stage
    In this insightful talk you will learn tips and tricks on how to capture great video content on the move.
  4. Free
    Video Stage
    Including presentations of his work, Nick will discuss the benefits of HDR filmmaking.
  5. Free
    Video Stage
    Phil outlines the challenges he faces producing specialist films and how he and his team then take them to market.
18 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Video Stage
    Join us for this expert Q&A, discussing sound techniques for filmmaking.
  2. Free
    Video Stage
    Nick Driftwood discusses the very latest 360 video & VR technology.
  3. Free
    Video Stage
    In this insightful talk you will learn tips and tricks on how to capture great video content on the move.
  4. Free
    Video Stage
    How can video add value to your business?
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Video Stage
    Discover the skills needed to make the transition from shooting still photography to moving image.
    Speakers
  6. Free
    Video Stage
    Professional filmmaker Leanne Perrins takes us through her approach to wedding videography.
19 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Video Stage
    Professional filmmaker Leanne Perrins takes us through her approach to wedding videography.
  2. Free
    Video Stage
    Join us for this expert Q&A, discussing sound techniques for filmmaking What do you need to know to ...
  3. Free
    Video Stage
    This jargon-busting session will take you through the essentials of filmmaking terminology.
  4. Free
    Video Stage
    Ben talks about understanding the value of each medium and what it can deliver in the field.
    Speakers
  5. Free
    Video Stage
    How can video add value to your business?
    Speakers
  6. Free
    Video Stage
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) video arrived on the scene over 2-years ago and has been quickly adopted in ...
20 Mar 2018
  1. Free
    Video Stage
    ​Award-winning filmmaker Philip Bloom explains why he still uses mirrorless stills cameras to shoot ...
  2. Free
    Video Stage
    Discover notable differences between the two art forms - from movement, stabilisation and storytelling to lighting, editing & colour grading.
  3. Free
    Video Stage
    This jargon-busting session will take you through the essentials of filmmaking terminology.
  4. Free
    Video Stage
    Join us for this expert Q&A, discussing sound techniques for filmmaking.
  5. Free
    Video Stage
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) video arrived on the scene over 2-years ago and has been quickly adopted in ...