14-17 March 2020 - The NEC, Birmingham

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Skills

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Photography + Video Masterclasses

You’ve got the kit and the inspiration, now it’s time to perfect the craft

   
14 Mar 2020
  1. 10:30 - 11:05
    Settings and exposure de-mystified

    A jargon-busting session from award-winning photographer Ross Grieve, covering the fundamentals of camera settings and theory.

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  2. 11:05 - 11:40
    Zero to flash

    Chris Ord gives an introduction to flash and shares budget-friendly kit ideas and techniques to start using straight away.

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  3. 11:50 - 12:25
    Getting started editing photos

    Lisa Beaney covers editing techniques for beginners to help you get the most out of your photos, as well as how to get started in Adobe Lightroom.

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  4. 12:25 - 13:00
    The art of seeing - crafting and composing your images

    Ben Brain discusses various approaches to image-making, and how you can apply this to crafting your own photos.

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15 Mar 2020
  1. 10:30 - 11:05
    Settings and exposure de-mystified

    A jargon-busting session from award-winning photographer Ross Grieve, covering the fundamentals of camera settings and theory.

    Speakers

  2. 11:05 - 11:40
    Zero to flash

    Chris Ord gives an introduction to flash and shares budget-friendly kit ideas and techniques to start using straight away.

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  3. 11:50 - 12:25
    Getting started editing photos

    Lisa Beaney covers editing techniques for beginners to help you get the most out of your photos, as well as how to get started in Adobe Lightroom.

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  4. 12:25 - 13:00
    The art of seeing - crafting and composing your images

    Ben Brain discusses various approaches to image-making, and how you can apply this to crafting your own photos.

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14 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    The first years of full time photography

    Pro wildlife photographer Tesni Ward goes through techniques and tactics to survive and thrive in this competitive industry.

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  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Sharing is caring: The importance of sharing your creative process

    Tommy Reynolds gives his insight on why sharing your creative process can be so valuable, covering tips to successfully share your work, how to triple your engagement online, and how to start earning money through sharing that creative process

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    So...you want to be a photographer?

    In this session, Fabrizia Costa takes you through the most important things to be aware of when contemplating making photography your profession.

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  4. 11:40 - 12:10
    Up, up and away

    Our diverse panel of pros share their experiences of being in the industry, the times they'd rather forget (but sure learned from!), and the ups that have kept them going strong!

15 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    The first years of full time photography

    Pro wildlife photographer Tesni Ward goes though techniques and tactics to survive and thrive in this competitive industry.

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  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Sharing is caring: The importance of sharing your creative process

    Tommy Reynolds gives his insight on why sharing you creative process can be so valuable, covering tips to successfully share your work, how to triple your engagement online, and how to start earning money through sharing that creative process

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    So...you want to be a photographer?

    In this session, Fabrizia Costa takes you through the most important things to be aware of when contemplating making photography your profession.

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  4. 11:40 - 12:10
    Up, up and away

    Our diverse panel of pros share their experiences of being in the industry, the times they'd rather forget (but sure learned from!), and the ups that have kept them going strong!

14 Mar 2020
  1. 14:00 - 14:35
    Kit bag basics and simple video techniques

    Rick Bronks discusses the basic kit and simple techniques you'll need to start shooting great quality video - with a jargon-free guarantee!

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  2. 14:35 - 15:10
    Video editing for beginners

    Tony Harmer takes you through everything you need to know to start editing video with great results.

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  3. 15:15 - 15:50
    Clear as a bell - great audio for beginners

    Find out why sound is as valuable as visuals in your video content, as Carys Kaiser discusses equipment and shares techniques for great audio.

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  4. 15:50 - 16:20
    Storytelling in video

    Jimmy Cheng shares the importance of storytelling in video, and his knowledge of how to gather material and use it to compose a story that makes sense, whatever kind of video you're making.

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15 Mar 2020
  1. 14:00 - 14:35
    Kit bag basics and simple video techniques

    Rick Bronks discusses the basic kit and simple techniques you'll need to start shooting great quality video - with a jargon-free guarantee!

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  2. 14:35 - 15:10
    Video editing for beginners

    Tony Harmer take you through everything you need to know to start editing video with great results.

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  3. 15:15 - 15:50
    Clear as a bell - great audio for beginners

    Find out why sound is as valuable as visuals in your video content, as Carys Kaiser discusses equipment and shares techniques for great audio.

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  4. 15:50 - 16:20
    Storytelling in video

    Jimmy Cheng shares the inportant of storytelling in video, and his knowlege of how to gather material and use it to compose a story that makes sense, whatever kind of video you're making.

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16 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    Funding, shooting, pitching & marketing projects

    Dench knows how tricky being a pro can be, and what can be done. He'll explain how he has survived and occasionally thrived in a diverse and changing industry, and offer advice on successfully pitching, funding, executing and marketing projects.

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  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Websites to get you work: Creating the perfect online portfolio

    Allie Astell will guide you through what to consider when building your website, from template choices and SEO to whittling down your galleries to really optimise your online portfolio.

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    Marketing for photographers

    Marketing consultant Charlie Merrifield will take you through the key elements of marketing your business as a photographer and creative.

  4. 11:40 - 00:10
    Stop starving - making money in photography

    You can take great photos, but do you know how or where to sell them? David Hakamaki shares tips on pricing, offering unique products that sell, and techniques to help you increase your sales.

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17 Mar 2020
  1. 10:00 - 10:30
    How to stay creative in a hectic world (and some hacks to make you happy)

    Tips and frameworks from celeb photographer Dan Kennedy on how to structure your work life to optimise your creativity and make your business run smoothly.

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  2. 10:30 - 11:00
    Staying at the front of your field

    Insight from Elli Cassidy on getting ahead of the game, and staying there! Discover the power of specialising, as well as ideas to develop your branding and evolve your product to get ahead on sales.

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  3. 11:10 - 11:40
    Personal projects: Designing your life around what you love and finding your style

    Join Tommy Reynolds to discover the power of personal projects, and how they can help you feel creatively fulfilled and find your own style.

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  4. 11:40 - 00:10
    Beyond the obvious: Telling stories with integrity in commercial and commissioned projects

    Emma Drabble shares her approach to storytelling in commercial work, how becoming known for delivering that extra 'something' on projects can lead to more work, to published books and beyond.

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16 Mar 2020
  1. 10:30 - 11:05
    Pricing and marketing your work

    Here, Christina Morelli discusses the best ways to price your work, and get it in front of the right people.

  2. 11:05 - 11:40
    Moving from wedding and corporate filmmaking to TV

    Tony Harmer take you through everything you need to know to start editing video with great results.

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  3. 11:50 - 12:25
    Getting ahead in commercial and branded film

    In this session, Jon Edwards will not only discuss key aspects but also touch upon securing clients, agencies, equipment needed and working with big brands.

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  4. 12:25 - 13:00
    Coming soon
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17 Mar 2020
  1. 10:30 - 11:05
    Elevating your work with great audio

    Emma Wilson shares ways in which you can best use audio to tell a story, showing examples of how to capture it in various situations.

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  2. 11:05 - 11:40
    The pie chart of pain! Free your mind to get more creative

    The technical side of shooting video can take up so much concentration that it's easy to forget about the creative. Pro Jim Marks shares his techniques and advice to counter this and improve your creative output.

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  3. 11:50 - 12:25
    Staying true to what you want to create

    Action, travel and adventure filmmaker Ellie Cartwright shares why she only accepts jobs that fit the category she's chosen to work in, plus her insight into going it alone, creating your own company and staying true to what you want to create.

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  4. 12:25 - 13:00
    Coming soon
    Speakers to be announced
   
   
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