Gathering some of the biggest brands and high profile names in the photographic and video industries under one roof, Wex Photo Video has revealed an exciting new event taking place from Friday 29 to Saturday 30 June 2018 at its flagship store and showroom in London E1: the Wex Photo Video Show.
Following the success of its annual London Lens Show, Wex has introduced a fresh new format spanning two complete days packed with practical workshops, hands-on demonstrations, inspiring expert talks and special guest appearances from some of the most prominent names in the business. Entrance is free, but attendees should register and confirm their place at the seminars and talks in advance to avoid disappointment.
Visitors will be able to view and try an extensive range of photographic and filmmaking equipment, while benefitting from numerous exclusive offers, photo opportunities and the chance to win a prize bundle worth over £3,500.
With more than 40 exhibitors showcasing their latest hardware and software solutions including Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, Hasselblad, DJI, Epson and Zeiss, plus a host of accessory specialists such as Profoto, Lee Filters, Billingham, Lowepro, Manfrotto and Wacom, the show is expected to attract approximately 3,000 visitors over the two-day period.
Providing a fascinating insight into their daily work, the contents of their kitbag and the inspiration behind their impressive careers, expert guest speakers will include renowned music photographer Peter Neill, event videographer Jeff Wood, content-production specialist Tom Martin, and fashion photographer Andy Hoang. Further speakers will be announced over the next few weeks.
In addition to experiencing in-depth product sessions and educational seminars, visitors to the show will have the opportunity to browse the 2018 AOP Student Awards Exhibition, which is being hosted at the Wex Photo Video showroom from 6 June to 31 July. The work of 60 finalists is on display at this outstanding exhibit - a celebration of the best in photography from emerging talent across the UK. The categories in this year’s competition are People, Places and Things.
Experts from Wex Photo Video’s team, as well as specialists from each of the exhibiting companies, will be on hand throughout the event to provide camera, lens and accessories advice, technical tips, plus guidance on shooting and recording techniques for photographers and videographers of all levels of experience.
As an additional bonus, the first 50 visitors each day can collect a special goody bag on arrival, containing a complimentary Wex sensor-clean voucher.
Matt Devine, head of content at Wex Photo Video, said, “Over the last twelve months, we have witnessed a rapid transformation in the industry, so we have adapted our event to meet the growing professional demands and interests of our customers. Our extended show reflects the explosion of interest in filmmaking technology, videography, audio and blogging equipment, aerial and drone photography, as well as advanced photographic techniques, lighting and editing solutions. We look forward to welcoming visitors from London and further afield, and plan to expand and refresh the show in the future as our customer requirements continue to evolve.”
Friday 29 June 2018
12.00-14.00 Film Structure and Stories
A seminar by Jeff Wood - sponsored by Sony.
14.00-16.00 More than an Image: Lens Choices when Creating Branded Content
A seminar by Tom Martin - sponsored by Canon.
Saturday 30 June 2018
12.00-14.00 Photography in the Music Industry
A seminar by Peter Neill - sponsored by Sony.
14.00-16.00 Fashion and Beauty Photography with Fujifilm XF Lenses
A seminar by Andy Hoang.
To register for the seminars, and to find a complete exhibitor list and the latest programme of events, please visit: www.wex.co.uk/wexshow. Entrance is free of charge.
Venue and opening times:
The Wex Photo Video Show will be open on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 June from 09.30-17.00 each day at:
Wex Photo Video
37-39 Commercial Road
London E1 1LF
Tel: 020 7380 1144.
(Nearest tube: Aldgate East)
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