We’re really looking forward to the second Cambridge Photography Week following its success last year. We’re also looking forward to the very welcome return of the Cambridge Photography Show at the Guildhall in Cambridge.
It all starts on Monday 25th October with our online programme of content running through to Friday 29th October. This will be a mixture of live and recorded sessions covering various great topics. Sign up here for alerts and we’ll email you each day with what’s happening.
And we end the week with the Cambridge Photography Show on Saturday 30th October at the Guildhall in Cambridge. The doors open at 10am and our exhibition, presentations, workshops and walking tours will take you through to 4pm.
Cambridge Photography Week Schedule [25th-29th October]
Steve is a photographer from North East Hertfordshire who shoots with analogue cameras and makes photos on film. In this session, he takes us through his photography in and around Cambridge, and then further afield. He’ll also share his kit, tips, and techniques behind some beautiful photography.
Join Mark Baber, Sony UK & Ireland’s Photo Channel Technical Marketing Manager for a look at the E-Mount lens system from Sony. This webinar will cover how Sony lenses are created and also how G Master technology works. Mark will go through a number of lenses with hands-on demonstrations showcasing the latest Auto Focus technology found in the Alpha camera bodies. This is a great opportunity to find out more about Sony lenses whether you are looking to upgrade your lens or add new technology to your kit.
Celebrating 80 years of Hasselblad, Mark Witney – Hasselblad European Marketing Team and Chris Cooze – Hasselblad Global Technical Communications Manager, will be hosting a special webinar on Hasselblad’s rich history, the moon landings and the differences of the current Hasselblad product range the X1DII and the 907X.
Mobile phones are the ever-present camera, and it’s tempting to think that’s all you need. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. The more you take pictures, the more you’ll realise their limitations and the more a compact system camera, DSLR or mirrorless camera will be the best choice. In this session, Dave Newton will talk you through the benefits of mirrorless and DSLR cameras and give you hints and tips on how to get the best out of them. Whether you want to photograph your family, pets, places you visit or people you meet, there will be advice for all.
David Smith will be going through some of the tips and techniques to get you going in field macro with Olympus Equipment. Come armed with questions for David to answer.
Sigma Live – CPW Introduction and new product overview Tuesday 26th of October 5 pm – Steve and Tim from Sigma will be LIVE
Sanjay Jogia shares his journey as a Wedding Photographer and business owner, including how printing features in his business.
Full-time Professional Photographer & Sony Alpha Creator Stephen Waller, talks to Mark Baber from Sony UK & Ireland about his career and transition from DSLR to Sony Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras. Stephen has 25 years as a Professional Photographer based in Felixstowe, UK. He works with many clients, especially from the sports/shipping industry.
Join David Smith for a chat about which Olympus telephoto lenses will be right for you and what features the Olympus range can offer to help get those wildlife shots! Come armed with questions for David to answer.
The Mods represented the best of 1960s England – great music, great style and a great look. And, as photographer Duncan James demonstrates, Mod culture is thriving today.
Thursday 28th of October
Live chat on the best kit for Bird photography with David and Francoise.
Join Sead Kahrimanovic, Sony UK & Ireland Area Sales Manager for a look at customising the A7iii. Sead will go through a number of on-screen demonstrations on how easy it is to customise your A7iii. Sead also went on a model location shoot where he goes through setting up the camera for the best eye AF performance. This is a great opportunity to find out more about the Sony A7iii whether you are looking to tweak your settings or add new technology to your kit.
Sigma Live – Tele Zooms and 150-600mm DG DN Overview Thursday 28th of October 5 pm – Sam and Ed from Sigma will be LIVE.
Paul is a professional food & drink photographer, providing exceptional imagery for publishers, artisan food producers and commercial clients. Paul brings with him comprehensive technical knowledge of photography, a highly creative flair and an industrious and diligent attitude to each and every project.
Friday 29th of October
Everyone thinks the best time to go to Lapland is either in the Winter for the Northern Lights or in the Summer for the midnight sun. But the Autumn with the combination of fantastic Autumn colours, the ice starting to form, snow on the mountains and of course autumn Auroras make it a fantastic time to visit with many photographic opportunities. During this talk, Oliver Wright will take you through some of his adventures and best photographic moments with a mixture of landscape, macro, wildlife and astrophotography
Cambridge Photography Show Schedule [10am-4pm, 30th October]
Exhibition [10am-4pm] – You finally get to meet brands in person, and you’ll have a chance to get your hands on their new and latest camera gear. We have some of the leading brands with us on the day, and local photography enthusiasts and organisations. You’ll also get fantastic one day only saving that won’t be found anywhere online [and beat anything you can expect from Black Friday!]
Presentations, Workshops & Walking Tours
With twenty years of travel experience, David has extensive knowledge of shooting city life and lowlight subjects. Using the Canon R6, 5D4 and, this image-based talk will uncover London and cities across the world, using everything from fisheye lenses to superzooms to capture the built environment.
In this presentation, Photographer and Author Glyn Dewis will discuss how, when unable to take Portraits during lockdowns, he began to experiment with other genres of photography from landscape to macro in a concerted effort to keep busy, keep creative and keep the tools in his hands. However, what was to be a temporary fix has become much more, now providing unlimited content and possibilities and with Glyn openly admitting that living with and adapting to restrictions, has made him a better Photographer and with added skillset.
In the depths of lockdown, Oggi Tomic was commissioned to shoot Rita Ora’s performances for a music festival that became virtual. As shoots go it was pretty demanding – filming nine songs twice each in full ProRes RAW with a green screen and a limited budget. Aided by behind the scenes photos and clips of the final footage Oggi will take you through the process from start to finish including planning kit selection and challenges plus the fresh demands of shooting on a moving boat the next day!
Join David Clapp on a camera-based workshop, as he discusses how to pinpoint, react and capture urban images. With great tips on settings and features, get to know your Canon cameras with precision. Learn how to program Custom Modes and explore the best settings to increase your shooting impact.
Join David Clapp (Canon Ambassador) and put your new knowledge into practice with a walking tour of the Cambridge centre. Why not choose a new camera body or lens and explore some of the city through David’s perspective as he helps identify, capture and review images, to build your knowledge base of Canon’s latest lineup of award-winning photography equipment.
Discover the power of Olympus’ exclusive Live Time and Live Composite features at this enlightening workshop with Olympus Product Specialist David Smith. With these innovative modes, you’re in control: see your image build up on the screen of the camera while the shutter is open so you can literally paint with light!
Join Kevin Walker for a 1-hour hands-on street walk with help and advice on how to capture the moment in street photos and how to understand and use light/shadows to add atmosphere and drama to your shots. I will cover off the composition. The best ways to make yourself part of the shot from behind the camera and what you should consider if thinking about buying a “street kit” whilst advice on making the most of what you already have.
Thanks and stay safe. We can’t wait to see you all.
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