20-21 September 2020

The Photography Show & The Video Show 2020 is going virtual on 20 and 21 September

Video Masterclasses

You’ve got the kit and the inspiration, now it’s time to perfect the craft. Masterclasses must be booked via the ticket page, and come at a small nominal cost.

19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Analogue Revival: From Digital to Pinhole

    Analogue photography is making a come back, in a big way. A re-discovery of century old techniques is opening a new parallel world in photography. Join Boz as he shares the endless possibilities for creativity and aesthetics.

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  2. 12:15 - 12:30
    An artist spotlight with Negative Supply

    Join photographer and co-founder of Negative Supply, AJ Holmes as he shares all things negative with tools and tips for 4x5, under the spotlight.

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  3. 12:45 - 13:00
    Using large format cameras with CatLABS

    Large format cameras are a great tool to use for imaging. They may seem overwhelming from the outset but they don't have to be. In this technical demonstration, Omer from CatLABS will show you how easy the process really is.

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  4. 13:15 - 13:30
    Beyond black and white with Analogue Wonderland

    Paul McKay will walk through some of the rarest brands and emulsions from around the world, describing how they're created and what final effects can be achieved from them.

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  5. 13:45 - 14:00
    Daylight Processing with ILFORD and Lab-Box

    Join Alessandro - the creator of Lab Box, as he teaches you how to use a daylight processing tank along with Ilford chemicals to process film.

  6. 14:15 - 14:30
    Chasing the sun with Solarcan

    Learn how to produce extreme time exposures, capturing the sun's path across the sky with Sam Cornwell - creator of Solarcan. In this session, he will explain the history of solarcan,the results you can expect from it and how to process the images.

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  7. 14:45 - 15:00
    New developments in darkroom adaptability with Novacrylics

    Novacrylics are launching the Optima Darkroom System that offers significant advantages in print process and setup speed. Join co-creator Matt New as he showcases one of the only major rethinks of darkroom processes in decades.

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  8. 15:30 - 16:00
    Breaking the myth of a good photographer

    Discover the unique world of analogue photography by the hand of Marina Llopis - the founder of IFWEFILM, and spark light into your true creative soul by applying 3 powerful keys in your daily life that will radically change your photography

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Pushing yourself with analogue

    After a pixel overdose, Vincent decided to switch his approach to photography and use film only. In this session, Vincent will share how doing this has boosted his creativity and gave him access to more opportunities.

  2. 12:45 - 13:00
    Shooting analogue style content on digital camera bodies - with Thingyfy

    Learn from Thingyfy on how to shoot analogue style vieos and photos using their pinhole series on digital camera bodies, to create a hybrid effect.

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  3. 13:15 - 13:30
    Beyond black and white with Analogue Wonderland

    Paul McKay will walk through some of the rarest brands and emulsions from around the world, describing how they're created and what final effects can be achieved from them.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:00
    Transform your camera into a darkroom enlarger with The Intrepid Camera Co.

    In this exclusive demonstration, The Intrepid Camera Co. will showcase their range of adaptable large format cameras and darkroom accessories.

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  5. 14:15 - 14:30
    Keeping cameras for the future

    How do we keep film cameras available for future generations? In this session, Juho will take a look into the current situation of film cameras and their repairs in Europe, and what the Camera Rescue project is doing to address this.

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  6. 14:45 - 15:00
    Choosing the right ILFORD film for you

    There is no wrong choice when it comes to choosing a film but with 11 ILFORD and Kentmere black and white films on offer, have you ever wondered which is the right choice for you? Join Matt from ILFORD as he takes you through them.

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  7. 15:30 - 16:00
    Beginners guide to film photography

    Do you want to know more about film photography and perhaps not too sure where to start? In this session, Sarah Smith will give an insight into starting or transitiong in analogue, and how this can improve your photography.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Using analogue & hybrid photography in education

    Rachel Brewster-Wright talks about bringing analogue and digital photographic techniques together within education and public workshops, her passion for STEAM subjects and how she combines science, art and technology through analogue photography

  2. 12:15 - 12:30
    How to scan with Negative Supply

    Want to spend more time photographing? In this demonstration, learn how to scan efficiently with co-founder of Negative Supply, Saxon McClamma.

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  3. 12:45 - 13:00
    Achieving results on film with CatLABS

    Looking for film for a wide range of shooting conditions? Then you are in the right place as Omer will demonstrate CatLABs black and white negative film, and the results you can achieve from it.

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  4. 13:15 - 13:30
    Beyond black and white with Analogue Wonderland

    Paul McKay will walk through some of the rarest brands and emulsions from around the world, describing how they're created and what final effects can be achieved from them.

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  5. 13:45 - 14:00
    Daylight Processing with ILFORD and Lab-Box

    Join Alessandro - the creator of Lab Box, as he teaches you how to use a daylight processing tank along with Ilford chemicals to process film.

  6. 14:15 - 14:30
    Chasing the sun with Solarcan

    Learn how to produce extreme time exposures, capturing the sun's path across the sky with Sam Cornwell - creator of Solarcan. In this session, he will explain the history of solarcan,the results you can expect from it and how to process the images.

    Speakers

  7. 14:45 - 15:00
    New developments in darkroom adaptability with Novacrylics

    Novacrylics are launching the Optima Darkroom System that offers significant advantages in print process and setup speed. Join co-creator Matt New as he showcases one of the only major rethinks of darkroom processes in decades.

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  8. 15:30 - 16:00
    So you want to be a film photography podcaster?

    In this session, Bill Manning of the “Studio C-41: 1 Hour Photo Podcast” will share steps to jumpstarting a film photography podcast and discuss how he learnt to shoot with more intent by interviewing other photographers.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Keeping your camera alive

    Learn from repairs expert, Pierro Pozella as he shares tips on how to keep film photography alive, from how to regularly check and look after your equipment to the best starter cameras for enthusiasts.

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  2. 12:45 - 13:00
    Shooting analogue style content on digital camera bodies - with Thingyfy

    Learn from Thingyfy on how to shoot analogue style vieos and photos using their pinhole series on digital camera bodies, to create a hybrid effect.

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  3. 13:15 - 13:30
    Beyond black and white with Analogue Wonderland

    Paul McKay will walk through some of the rarest brands and emulsions from around the world, describing how they're created and what final effects can be achieved from them.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:00
    Transform your camera into a darkroom enlarger with The Intrepid Camera Co.

    In this exclusive demonstration, The Intrepid Camera Co. will showcase their range of adaptable large format cameras and darkroom accessories.

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  5. 14:15 - 14:45
    Finding hidden cameras in your neighbourhood

    Why should we try to find hidden film cameras in our neighbourhood in 2020? Juho will explain why it is essential for the future of film photography, that the global analogue community tries to rescue as many cameras as it can this year.

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  6. 14:45 - 15:00
    Choosing the right ILFORD film for you

    There is no wrong choice when it comes to choosing a film but with 11 ILFORD and Kentmere black and white films on offer, have you ever wondered which is the right choice for you? Join Matt from ILFORD as he takes you through them.

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  7. 15:30 - 16:00
    How to take 3D pictures with your existing camera

    Did you know you can use your existing camera to create 3D images ? In this session Tim Goldsmith shows you how to achieve great 3D results on film.

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  8. 16:15 - 16:45
    Digital Workflow, Analogue World

    In this session, creative Dan Rubin explores how to embrace film and digital in a single workflow, the economics of being a modern film photographer, and how to approach analogue and digital as a cooperative set of creative tools.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    How to make a living from leading photographic tours and safaris

    Toby Jermyn explains how you can start making a living (or at the very least supplementing your existing income) from leading photo tours and safaris as a wildlife photographer.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    The art of adventure

    Karl Holtby will discuss the art of adventure in photography, how going that little bit further in to the landscape can reward us with unique and sometimes previously undocumented vistas.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Light painting with a drone

    Discover the world of light painting with drones! Pro drone pilot and filmmaker Carys has created some stunning images using the darkness, a drone and a DSLR. Learn everything you'll need to start getting creative even once the light has faded.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    The wonders of the night skies

    Alyn Wallace's inspirational session will leave you with the knowledge of how to capture your own dream night sky image.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Prime landscapes

    Jeremy Walker shows how shooting with prime lenses enables him to concentrate on the landscape he's shooting, rather than getting caught up in the technical elements of photography.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    As free as a bird

    Learn from 2019's Bird Photographer of the Year Caron Steele about about the techniques for wildlife photography that took her from novice to award-winner in five years.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Approaching wildlife photography trips like a pro

    Join professional wildlife photographer Tom Mason for a talk looking at how to develop your images whilst travelling. Pick up tips for your wildlife photography as Tom explores how to come back from any trip with a portfolio of images to be proud of.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    Being in the moment

    Our hurried lives mean we're seeing less and less of the beautiful world around us. Vanda Ralevska believes photography can change that and allow us to appreciate the beauty of the natural world. Come along to this session and learn how to slow down...

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    How to take better travel photos

    In this session, Laurence Norah will provide tips for taking better travel photos, including planning a trip, composition, and choosing the right photography gear.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Portraits of mental health

    In this session, Alex Benyon will discuss his ongoing mental health awareness portrait project, how it started, it's goals and aims, as well as the technical and psychological process for capturing each portrait.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    From weddings in Sussex to speedboats in Switzerland

    A chance chat at a go-cart track took Lisa from her comfort zone of weddings and portraits to the pressure of capturing an unrepeatable historic event. Here, Lisa will talk about the skills adaptation needed and the problems overcome along the way.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    East and west

    From abandoned towns of the Dakotas and Montana, to elemental landscapes in Japan and the vastness of China's Yellow Mountain - join Paul Gallagher on this visual journey to explore these three very different environments that left him spellbound.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    This is the news: Two decades in photojournalism

    From warzones to poultry shows, Olympics to elections, a press photographer is expected to be able to turn their hand to whatever faces them. Leon Neal shares some of the stories behind how he got the images that were seen across the world.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    On the road: Life in sports photography

    Russ Ellis gets to combine his two main hobbies - cycling and photography - for a living, and travel the globe to boot. Hear how he mixes styles to tell the story of the race, how he got into this work, and gives insight into life on the road.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Eyewitness: A global movement to preserve memory through the printed image

    Our brains only remember things for good in certain ways - printed images is one. Eyewitness invites you to help reverse the damage of a digital-dominated society, by reasserting the need to preserve memory through real photographs.

  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Through the night

    Shooting at night with action all around you, what do you choose to capture? Lara Platman delves into her passion for night time photography, covering the importance of being patient, understanding your subject matter, and also the beauty of waiting.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Creating a pictorial legacy as a wedding and social photographer

    Kevin explains how his candid style enables him to create a legacy for his wedding and social family clients. Discover how he works with available light to create storytelling images based on the core principles of good light, composition and moment.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    100 tips for prize-winning close-up and macro photography

    Learn all about close-up and macro photography as Tracy Calder shares 100 tips gleaned from the top 100 entrants to year one of the Close-up Photographer of the Year.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Lighting the landscape

    Marcus McAdam looks at how to use available light effectively in a landscape environment to inject drama, atmosphere and impact into your images. Learn to identify and predict the best light and how to make the most of it to bring your subject alive.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    From Mandela to Clint Eastwood

    Photojournalism and film stills are seemingly photographic opposites. Join Keith Bernstein for his fascinating insights into these realms as he shows the surprising similarities, with images of some of the world's biggest film stars.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    How pictures can save a species

    In this talk, award-winning wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas and Remembering Wildlife founder Margot Raggett discuss how they both successfully use photography to shine a spotlight on conservation issues.

  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    How to become a successful destination wedding photographer

    Pippa Mackenzie delves into the world of destination wedding, sharing her insight on how to break into this market and the realities of what's involved.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Fine art self portraits - the making of an unknown series

    Join Steven for this in-depth talk on the creative process of making a personal self portrait series. He discusses how he's gone about translating his vision into finished images and the technical process involved in photographing yourself.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    Big assignments with the smallest of cameras

    As full-frame cameras get ever smaller, can they match up to traditional kit? Having tested this on British landscapes and extended global assignments, Lea and Roger discuss the amazing images they've shot, showing that small can pack a punch too.

19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Test your action skills!

    Bring your camera and get some amazing shots and footage of our Fusion Extreme athletes! With BMX flatland, trials biking and parkour, the Fusion Extreme crew will wow you with their skills so you can test yours, with guidance from pro Steven Clarey.

  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Game of drones

    It's what I do, I drone and I know things... - Nigel Harniman shares some of his global adventures using drones to capture his award-winning, commercial images

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  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    Master your gimbal: Elevate your video skills beyond simple stabilisation

    Andre Becker demonstrates some popular gimbal solutions, giving practical tips to get the best out of the technology. Covering active everything from basic operation to advanced techniques, learn to capture amazing shots that set your content apart.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

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  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Getting creative with the latest drone tech

    Andre Becker runs through the latest in drone technology and how to get the most of it. With advice on deciding which drone's best for you, Andre will live demo the latest features available and delve into how get creative shots with drones.

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  6. 17:30 - 18:00
    Hybrid action shooting

    Steven Clarey shows how he approaches sports subjects, to capture stills and video of athletes in action. Learn how he freezes motion and captures movement, and the most exciting angles for this kind of hybrid shoot.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Getting creative with the latest drone tech

    Andre Becker runs through the latest in drone technology and how to get the most of it. With advice on deciding which drone's best for you, Andre will live demo the latest features available and delve into how get creative shots with drones.

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  2. 13:30 - 14:00
    Hybrid action shooting

    Steven Clarey shows how he approaches sports subjects, to capture stills and video of athletes in action. Learn how he freezes motion and captures movement, and the most exciting angles for this kind of hybrid shoot.

    Speakers

  3. 14:30 - 15:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

    Speakers

  4. 15:30 - 16:00
    Master your gimbal: Elevate your video skills beyond simple stabilisation

    Andre Becker demonstrates some popular gimbal solutions, giving practical tips to get the best out of the technology. Covering active everything from basic operation to advanced techniques, learn to capture amazing shots that set your content apart.

    Speakers

  5. 17:30 - 18:00
    Test your action skills!

    Bring your camera and get some amazing shots and footage of our Fusion Extreme athletes! With BMX flatland, trials biking and parkour, the Fusion Extreme crew will wow you with their skills so you can test yours, with guidance from pro Steven Clarey.

21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Getting creative with the latest drone tech

    Andre Becker runs through the latest in drone technology and how to get the most of it. With advice on deciding which drone's best for you, Andre will live demo the latest features available and delve into how get creative shots with drones.

    Speakers

  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

    Speakers

  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    Master your gimbal: Elevate your video skills beyond simple stabilisation

    Guillaume demonstrates some popular gimbal solutions, giving practical tips to get the best out of the technology. Covering active everything from basic operation to advanced techniques, learn to capture amazing shots that set your content apart.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

    Speakers

  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Hybrid action shooting

    Steven Clarey shows how he approaches sports subjects, to capture stills and video of athletes in action. Learn how he freezes motion and captures movement, and the most exciting angles for this kind of hybrid shoot.

    Speakers

  6. 17:30 - 18:00
    Test your action skills!

    Bring your camera and get some amazing shots and footage of our Fusion Extreme athletes! With BMX flatland, trials biking and parkour, the Fusion Extreme crew will wow you with their skills so you can test yours, with guidance from pro Steven Clarey.

22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Master your gimbal: Elevate your video skills beyond simple stabilisation

    Guillaume demonstrates some popular gimbal solutions, giving practical tips to get the best out of the technology. Covering active everything from basic operation to advanced techniques, learn to capture amazing shots that set your content apart.

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

    Speakers

  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    Getting creative with the latest drone tech

    Guillaume Crepin runs through the latest in drone technology and how to get the most of it. With advice on deciding which drone's best for you, Andre will live demo the latest features available and delve into how get creative shots with drones.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    Get hands on: Experience flying a drone!

    With the help of special dual controls, experience flying a drone yourself with pro coaching from Drone Pilot Academy. Whether you're a beginner or looking to hone your skills, you can secure your flying slot by signing up at stand (C111).

    Speakers

  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Hybrid action shooting

    Steven Clarey shows how he approaches sports subjects, to capture stills and video of athletes in action. Learn how he freezes motion and captures movement, and the most exciting angles for this kind of hybrid shoot.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Photoshop on the iPad

    With the introduction of Photoshop on the iPad as art of the Creative Cloud, you can now do more on the go in Photoshop than ever before. Tony will cover the basics on how to get creating with Photoshop on the iPad.

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  2. 12:15 - 12:45
    Speed up your workflow with Affinity

    Create your own functionality and speed up your workflows in Affinity Photo by using macros (recordable actions). This short course will look at basic and advanced macro recording.

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    Street Photography - editing on the go

    Ross will show you the techniques required to improve your street photography with tips on how to shoot in limited conditions and be able to rescue images you may think weren't good enough, just with some simple editing and retouching.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:15
    Lightroom tips and tricks

    Rebecca is passionate about helping people break down the walls that prevent them from moving forward in their photography. In this session, she will walk you through some simple but effective Lightroom tips to improve your post production.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Adobe Photoshop for photographers

    This session, will cover some of the features best suited to photography and retouching. With Photoshop and Lightroom available together on the Adobe Photography Plan - it's a great time to learn both apps to make your images even better.

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  2. 12:15 - 12:45
    Landscape editing retouching in Photoshop

    Neil Freeman is a highly skilled photographer and instructor at the Nikon School of Photography. Neil will demonstrate some great retouching tips for landscape photographers, taking your images to the next level!

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    Calibration - getting colours right every time

    Colour is important in our photography and retouching. Join X-Rite as they walk through some tips on how to get your colours calibrated on your monitors for more outstanding results.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:15
    Beauty retouching

    Beauty retouching can be tricky, so Iulia will walk you through some effective beauty retouching techniques to make your images stand out above the rest.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Using the Photoshop Camera Raw filter

    If you don't use Lightroom, you can still get the same kind of editing functionality but using the built in Camera Raw filter in Photoshop. Tony will show you how to access it and how to use it to edit your images with greater control.

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  2. 12:15 - 12:45
    Supercharge your editing!

    Want to spend more time photographing and less time editing? Use the full potential of Adobe Lightroom and create a set of images with a consistent look (ideal for an album or slideshow!)

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    A lazy person’s guide to editing

    British fashion and portrait photographer, Jay McLaughlin will show you how to get your editing done without stressing about all the extra bits. He will cover how to get edits done quickly so you can concentrate on shooting more.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:15
    Editing on the go

    In this session, Jessica will take you through the most efficient ways to editing your work on the go, from the way you should use your devices to the various software programs to use. Learn how to save time whilst still creating an amazing final product.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Adobe Photoshop for landscape photographers

    Use Photoshop to take your landscape editing up a notch. You'll learn how to use the powerful tools in Photoshop to edit and cleanup your landscapes images with the best results. Give your images the love they deserve!

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  2. 12:15 - 12:45
    Editing with Capture One

    Discover the benefits of using Capture One for your image editing, including superior precision and image quality. In this session, David will share how your images will benefit from Capture One and how you can enjoy creating your images.

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    Wacom and Lightroom - getting to grips with a tablet

    Join Wacom as they show you how to best pair up your Lightroom workflow and a Wacom device, with some great little tips as to how a tablet can get you creative quicker.

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  4. 13:45 - 14:15
    Editing astrophotography images

    Astrophotography involves one of the most technically demanding workflows when it comes to post production. Discover how to pull out detail from seemingly nothing but a black background and a few stars.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 11:45
    Portrait retouching

    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores techniques such as frequency separation and brush work to enhance portrait photographs in this 15-minute post-production session.

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  2. 12:00 - 12:30
    Quick set-ups for beauty portraits

    Rossella Vanon demonstrates quick set-ups for beauty portraits using one, two and three light units, showing that effective lighting set-ups don’t need to be complicated or require extensive kit.

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    Beauty shots made simple

    Wayne Johns demonstrates how to achieve a commercial looking beauty portrait by being creative with only one or two lights and some very simple props and to give it that wow factor.

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  4. 14:00 - 14:30
    How to shoot epic location photography

    Learn how to execute location photography beautifully with Drew Gardner. Delving into how to get the best from models on location, advice on posing, using depth of field tell a story, focal lengths, and working with multiple models at a time.

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  5. 15:00 - 15:30
    Three portraits, one light

    With only one light, great portraits can be achieved – as long as you think carefully about how to use it. Learn how to achieve three different portraits techniques in just 30 minutes!

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  6. 16:00 - 16:30
    From idea to execution

    Tina walks us through her creative process, from concept to execution. See how she makes her ideas come to life with this live demo, as she discusses getting a team involved, finding inspiration, and how to keep those creative juices flowing.

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  7. 17:00 - 17:30
    Colouring in for added flavour and kaboom!

    Add spice to your images by harnessing the power of coloured gels. Starting with colour theory, Jakob will take you beyond simply balancing your flash with ambient, and will end with shooting a flour explosion, manipulating colours in-camera.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 11:45
    HDR merging

    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores the concept of HDR merging and various tone mapping techniques we can apply to shape the final image, in this 15-minute post-production session.

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  2. 12:00 - 12:30
    Creative location portraits using strobes and ambient light

    Ben Bentley demonstrate how he mixes strobes with ambient light to produce varying creative portrait set-ups in one location, maximising results when time with the subject is often very brief!

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    From capture to print

    Watch top wedding pro Rocco Ancora create magic live on stage as he will photograph a subject live, retouch live and deliver the print in 30minutes!

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  4. 14:00 - 14:30
    Food stories - the inside scoop

    In this live stage session Kate and Brent will give tips on kit, technique and basic styling for both food photography and filming to get you started on your own food journey.

  5. 15:00 - 15:30
    Compositing techniques explained

    In this session, editing maestro James Ritson takes a comprehensive look at compositing techniques to enhance and blend photographs with additional imagery for hyper-real and fantastical scenes.

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  6. 16:00 - 16:30
    Fine art studio portraits

    Rory Lewis creates imaginative and thought-provoking portraits, including those of many famous names. Here Rory will demonstrate his lighting technique and style of portraiture, the equipment and lighting set-ups used and his fine art inspiration.

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  7. 17:00 - 17:30
    A character portrait - bringing the set to life with light!

    Join Hannah as she shows how to build a complex set using light to create a cinematic character portrait full of atmosphere. Learn how to create depth and dimension, mystery and shadow, and how small changes make a large impact on the overall image.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 11:45
    Enhancing tones with brush work

    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores using manual brush work to reshape light as well as add drama and punch to low light imagery, in this 15-minute post-production session.

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  2. 12:00 - 12:30
    Fast-paced editorial portraits - featuring a team Jamaica gymnast!

    Featuring team Jamaica's gymnast Reiss Beckford on his pommel horse, pro photographer Ki Price shows us some speedy set-ups for editorial shoots, echoing the limited time he often gets with his portrait subjects.

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  3. 13:00 - 13:30
    Cinematic lighting - one light, two lights, three lights

    Tommy Reynolds breaks down multiple light set-ups, explaining key, fill, back and rim light during this live demo. Using one, two, and then three lights, Tommy will show how to create cinematic, engaging photographs simply.

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  4. 14:00 - 14:30
    Streamlining your newborn shoots

    Elli Cassidy demonstrates how to run your newborn photoshoots in the most efficient way possible, cutting down the time you spend in each session while still delivering the highest quality product and experience.

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  5. 15:00 - 15:30
    Off-camera flash techniques made easy

    Steven Neeson shows how to use off-camera flash quickly and effectively while holding the attention of your subjects and getting amazing results. He'll demonstrate how to think differently with flash and create images that set you apart.

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  6. 16:00 - 16:30
    He shoots, he draws: Live

    A live episode of the podcast He Shoots, He Draws

  7. 17:00 - 17:30
    Explosive lift off!

    Stand by for some drama! In this fun, creative demo, David Lund will capture props and liquids thrust into mid-air, showing that for him photography is about creating moments rather than simply capturing what already exists.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 11:45
    Quick compositing

    James Ritson welcomes you to the Photo Live stage and explores quick fire techniques for compositing multiple images together to produce a powerful end result, in this 15-minute post-production session.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:30
    Creative catwalk fashion

    Showing off amazing clothing creations by students of the London College of Fashion made from products such as inkjet paper, acetate and canvasses, Jay McLaughlin shows how he tackles a fashion shoot, from lighting and direction to camera technique.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:30
    Creating shallow depth of field portraits with minimal kit

    Join Gavin as he explains why shallow depth of field can make such a difference, covers the simplicity of shooting high speed sync flash with modern kit, and the importance of backgrounds and foreground blur.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:30
    Getting it right in camera

    Scott believes getting the image right in camera, just like film, is the secret to his fast turnarounds and award-winning wedding photography. Learn how he shoots with the finished print in mind, to get fab wedding images, straight out of camera.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:30
    Successful dog photography

    David Coleman talks through the process to go through from the moment a dog enters your studio to the shoot itself. The lovely pooch Poppy will help demo these key skills, finishing with some live shots which will put David’s top tips to the test!

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  6. 17:00 - 17:30
    Timeless portraits with minimal kit and limited space

    Glyn shows how he's photographing WW2 vets, creating thought-provoking images with minimal kit in limited space. See how to take close-up, shallow depth of field portraits by embracing tech and helping subjects relax in front of the camera.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:05
    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. 12:05 - 12:40
    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. 12:50 - 13:25
    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. 13:25 - 14:00
    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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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:05
    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. 12:05 - 12:40
    Zero to flash

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

    Speakers

  3. 12:50 - 13:25
    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.

    Speakers

  4. 13:25 - 14:00
    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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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:00 - 11:30
    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. 11:30 - 12:00
    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. 12:10 - 12:40
    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. 12:40 - 13:10
    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!

20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:00 - 11:30
    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. 11:30 - 12:00
    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. 12:10 - 12:40
    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. 12:40 - 13:10
    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!

19 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 14:00
    Women in the business of photography - panel and networking

    With many years of experience, this collective will offer you an honest insight and guidance to move your business forward as you follow your creative dreams and aspirations. Ask questions, get curious and join them for networking after.

  2. 14:00 - 15:00
    Mastering the business of portrait photography

    Why is retaining customers sometimes more important than attracting new ones? Paul Wilkinson will talk business in portrait photography as he shares every step of the customer experience and how to achieve high shoot sales with high-end products.

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  3. 15:00 - 16:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  4. 16:00 - 17:00
    Specialist pet photography - bringing your images to life

    In this session, Maria will share with you the ethos on which her photography business was built and the importance of being professional from the start. She will also explore the "people won't spend money" myth and how to target your products.

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  5. 17:00 - 18:00
    Pro Happy Hour
    Speakers to be announced
20 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 13:00
    The business and safety of newborn photography

    Leading newborn photography trainer and safety expert Melanie discusses the business of newborn photography. She'll explain how safety and creativity go hand in hand, and how ensuring you work 100% safely with your tiny clients increases profit.

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  2. 13:00 - 14:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  3. 14:00 - 15:00
    The power of print – harnessing the positive effects in a high street studio

    Join Johanna Elizabeth as she talks through her journey and the profound effect becoming a ‘full print’ studio has had on her art, her clients and her business.

  4. 15:00 - 16:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  5. 16:00 - 17:00
    Achieving the £1,000 portrait sale

    Elaine Sheppard and Peter Evans discuss how to provide an environment and process that will ensure you can take portrait orders at over £1,000, giving you insight on how the four-figure sale can be achieved.

  6. 17:00 - 18:00
    Pro Happy Hour
    Speakers to be announced
21 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 13:00
    How to significantly increase sales through albums in your wedding business

    Top wedding pro Scott runs through how to make your business more profitable using album sales.

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  2. 13:00 - 14:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  3. 14:00 - 15:00
    Weddings, portraits and family life: Balancing elements for success

    What's the key to getting that work-life balance while running a wedding and portrait business? Join Andrew Younger for insight into making family life and your business work in harmony.

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  4. 15:00 - 16:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  5. 16:00 - 17:00
    Achieving ultimate colour in print: A guide to the benefits on working in the adobe RGB colour space

    Master of colour Rocco Ancora gives us his ultimate guide to colour in print.

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  6. 17:00 - 18:00
    British Institute of Professional Photographers Awards

    Presentation of the British Institute of Professional Photographers' annual awards

22 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 13:00
    Scaling up as a solo photographer

    As a solo photographer, time is your greatest, most valuable asset. So how can you grow your business without burning out? Sarah will share strategies and tactics to grow your wedding and portrait business without sacrificing creativity and control.

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  2. 13:00 - 14:00
    Shoot, design, print

    Practical advice on shooting and designing for print, covering albums, wall art and magazines.

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  3. 14:00 - 15:00
    Turn your website into a marketing machine

    Your website is so much more than a pretty shop window. Melissa will show you the steps to get found in the first place, create engaging content that appeals to your ideal client and how to create a VIP experience that will wow anyone who enquires.

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  4. 16:00 - 17:00
    Copyright: What you need to know to protect your business

    Megan Pascoe from the Intellectual Property Office will cover the essentials you need to know about copyrights for your photography business, before opening up for any questions you have.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    Coming soon!
    Speakers to be announced
  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Improve your photography in 30 minutes

    Join Alex and Jane from London Photographic as they share key techniques to help fast track your photography learning. Covering technical and creative aspects, they'll also set some mini-challenges so you can take steps towards immediate improvement!

  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    See the streets differently

    Join co-founder of Street Photography International, Craig Reilly as he shows his process of capturing street photos, sharing how he composes his shots by making use of available light and spot metering.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    10 ways to elevate your street photography

    Don't be one of those street photographers who takes random pictures of people doing nothing in particular! Join Brian to demolish your fear of shooting on the streets, and learn techniques to make your images really stand out from the crowd.

  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Light in the fast lane: Automotive lightpainting for stunning results

    Nigel is an award-winning photographer specialising in automotive advertising images. Here he demos lightpainting a motorcycle to create a stunning commercial image, and someone will win a limited edition print of the bike featured in this session!

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  6. 16:30 - 17:00
    Shooting an international campaign

    Edmond shares the approach he took when he was commissioned to shoot images for the international launch of a lens, explaining his methodology of choosing a range of images, some from assignments and some shot specifically for the campaign.

20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    E-commerce fashion shoots

    Join Urs Recher as he explains how to achieve high volume, uniform results for e-commerce fashion shoots with just three lights. Save time and money by creating perfectly clean images, first time!

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Street photography is good for you!

    Learn about the mental health benefits of street photography! Then take virtual a walk with Polly Rusyn as she runs through some of her favourite images, delving into her thought process and approach to creating them.

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  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    Faces and places: Better street portraiture on your travels

    Go behind the scenes with travel photographer Jacob James to discover the techniques he uses to create more engaging travel and street portraiture. Covering composition, lighting, gear choices and more.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    How to explode your Instagram growth

    Pro-photographer and co-founder of Mums in Business Association Estelle will share some often overlooked tips on how to grow your Instagram following organically, from the right content to use to ways to increase your engagement.

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    What comes first the followers or the paid jobs?

    In a world dominated by social media and appearances, is having a big following essential to 'making it' in the photography world? Chio Fernández discusses finding a balance between social media and photography work.

    Speakers to be announced
  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    How to produce high-grade travel docs for YouTube

    The main pillars of content on YouTube are entertainment and education. In this session, Andy Burgess will share how he finds a balance between both with his visually pleasing YouTube videos, taking you through the whole process, start to finish.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    How to be a successful influencer and content creator – we hear from the experts

    Success does not happen overnight, it takes hard work, consistency and a whole lot of engagement with an audience. Join our eclectic panel, as they share what it takes to be a success in this exciting but competitive world of influencer marketing.

  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Growing a community of 1 million

    Craig Reilly will share the importance of engagement and how Street Photography International grew an Instagram community of over 1 million followers, giving street photographers a platform for their images to be seen across the globe.

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  6. 16:30 - 17:00
    Taking perfect photos for instagram - a social media photography toolkit

    Much of Rebecca's work involves crafting images of influencers. Here she uncovers the secrets to perfect Instagram shots, including techniques and tools, her favourite editing apps and kit, her go-to locations and why pizza is always a top prop!

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 00:00
    Showcasing your work on social

    Jack balances his time between working with outdoor and tourism brands, and taking stock images. He'll discuss his approach, why he's focused on Instagram as a platform, and how it has become a showcase for his work, enabling brands to discover him.

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    15 tips on how to start a food photography business

    Professional food photographers Bea and Donna, will share their tips on how to build confidence and find inspiration when building an online portfolio.

  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    How to be a happier photographer

    In this session Chris Ord explains the importance of being a happy photographer in the creative world, using social media as inspiration and not a stick.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    Using vlogs to build your online community

    Ben Kapur will share his hard-won learnings on creating and sharing vlogs to help engage an online audience, get the most out of YouTube, and use vlogs to complement your other social media activity.

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  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    Basics of business on Instagram

    Join Ron Timehin as he shares insight into transitioning from using Instagram for pleasure to using it for business. He will explain how creating a professional profile, and doing certain things, can gain you work with brands.

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  6. 16:30 - 17:00
    Amplify your social presence by creating a content ecosystem

    Join Eulanda, as she discusses how diversifying your content marketing strategy and focusing on building an engaged community offline is just as important to growing your following and client base.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    How to start a podcast

    How do you start podcasting on a budget? What equipment do you need? Join Alex as he shares what you need every step of the way to record, edit and submit your podcast for publishing online.

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Coming soon!
    Speakers to be announced
  3. 12:30 - 13:00
    The power of smartphone shooting

    Learn how powerful shooting stills on your mobile can be, whether for social media or commercial work. @Levanterman uncovers techniques for great smartphone shots, and why going mobile can allow you to shoot where you're not allowed to take a camera.

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  4. 13:30 - 14:00
    Smash your social coverage: Use your smartphone to build a better social presence

    Your smartphone is more powerful than you realise! In this session, mobile journalist Caroline Scott shows how she creates broadcast-quality video and audio with her mobile device, creating content that gains thousands of views on social media.

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  5. 14:30 - 15:00
    Growing a YouTube following to market your business

    Mandy Dhillon will explain how having a YouTube channel can help to market your business. She will touch upon key features on YouTube which can help you to grow your following.

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  6. 16:30 - 17:00
    Crafting client content with flair

    Scott works with brands the world over, making social content tailored to their specific needs. What does it take to create engaging content that makes clients come back time after time? And what are the keys to attention-grabbing social video?

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:00
    A photographer's guide to Instagram

    Are you a photographer trying to promote your work on social? Join Kaye Ford as she explains how personality and the message you put across is what clients really want to see.

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  2. 12:30 - 13:00
    Sharing a world that I love through social media

    Macro specialist Geraint will explain how he has built a following from simply sharing what he loves, using photographic techniques and Instagram Stories to engage with his audience, and how this has helped boost his career.

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  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    So you want to be a vlogger?

    Jimmy Cheng shares everything you need to know about vlogging, from why we should pick up a camera to the secrets of editing, along with the best equipment to use in order to create engaging visual content.

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  4. 14:30 - 15:00
    Working to a brief and making it outstanding

    Join Ben Maclean as he guides you through social media campaign briefs and what it takes to deliver outstanding results. He will explain everything you need to know to exceed a brief, from location scouting to nailing the final edit.

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  5. 15:30 - 16:00
    How to grow on Instagram, become a travel photographer and work with brands

    Nick Heinimann gives his insight on why understanding Instagram is so powerful for photographers, how to build a loyal following, and how to engage with brands to develop an additional income stream.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 14:15 - 15:30
    Unleash your creativity

    Join Chase as he unpacks and re-frames the creative process, helping us all to supercharge our innate creativity and rediscover our personal power in life.

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  2. 16:30 - 17:45
    A life through photography

    Join Susan Meiselas for a fascinating look back over four decades as a documentary photographer and insights into her most recent projects, as she delves into her approach and her life through photography.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 14:15 - 15:30
    13 million subscribers and counting: Life as a YouTube creator

    What is it like to be a YouTube creator with 13 million followers on your channel, and how do you get there? The Slow Mo Guys' Gavin Free lets us into his life as a successful YouTuber, the career steps he took and his passion for his subject matter.

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  2. 16:30 - 17:45
    The art of high-speed cinematography

    Gavin discusses the art, technology and techniques involved, and his career path to now, where he combines this work with YouTube fame.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 14:15 - 15:30
    Four decades of rock: A conversation with Ross Halfin

    Ross discusses his enormous catalogue, changes in music photography, his unique access and relationships with his subjects, plus his on-going passion for travel photography.

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  2. 16:30 - 17:45
    Living on Earth

    Find out how David creates stunningly dramatic images that grab attention, following his passion and avoiding the mundane at all costs. More Info

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 14:15 - 15:30
    Exposing myself: From bedroom to billboard

    Juno gives us a fascinating glimpse behind her images, from childhood and teenage years, through her projects to her commercial and editorial work with brands such as Burberry.

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  2. 16:30 - 17:45
    Creating impactful art

    Walk through Brooke's process and journey to see how anyone can begin creating groundbreaking work that positively influences others.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Audio for video 101 - pro sound explained

    In this session you'll learn everything you need to know to achieve professional audio on set, and the tools you'll need to process it afterwards. Alex will cover microphone types, camera audio settings, and explain the secrets of audio processing.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    Shooting for the edit - wildlife filmmaking

    Natural history TV today feels like an epic cinematic experience. With tech opening up endless shot possibilities, how do you know which use in the edit? Filmmaker Tania reveals the secrets to great wildlife television; it's all in the storytelling.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Understanding codecs, compression and colour

    Becoming a filmmaker or videographer can be daunting for photographers; video can seem complex with a huge variance in the type of files (codecs) being used. Here Richard demystifies the technology and explains the jargon in an accessible way.

  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Average to exceptional: Easy steps to transform your drone footage

    David Lund explores the key to using drones cinematically and creatively for moving image. Join him as he delves into the ideas of composition, dynamic space and time to show you how to get smooth, high quality footage.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Wedding videos, but not as we know them

    Join Emma and Rick as they delve into Emma’s unconventional filming style for wedding videos, sharing clips and tips on how to convey stories about people who just happen to be getting married.

  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    Navigating the changing legislation surrounding drones in the UK

    An expert panel from the drone industry discuss the changing laws surrounding use of drones in the UK, what this means for hobbyists and pros alike, and how flying drones in the UK is still very much an exciting industry to be part of.

    Speakers to be announced
20 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Raw video: Using compact system cameras for high-end video

    In video the benefits of a RAW workflow have been limited to big-budget, premium productions. But no more! Here, Richard rounds up the affordable tech flipping this on its head, and discusses the benefits of working with RAW and ProRes RAW for video.

  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    Wildlife filmmaking from the perspective of a photographer

    Join wildlife pro Tesni Ward to learn about some of the trials and tribulations of trying to juggle wildlife stills and video simultaneously and pick up some tips on how to tackle both at the same time.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Doubling up

    Rick Bronks will show you how to shoot both video and stills on location, with tips on setting up your camera to quickly switch between modes and how to get the most out of your kit.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Making your workflow work for you

    Mandy Dhillon talks all things workflow, sharing tips that she's learned that help make life easier. Mandy will cover kit preparation, backing up, file storage and how to keep your editing project neat and tidy.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Creating cinematic films with soul

    Using visuals from his films to illustrate, Philip White shares how he creates beautiful cinematic films with just one camera and one lens, focusing on human elements such as story, pace, depth and composition rather than technology.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    Getting back to my roots

    Join Vicky Grech as she explains how she got herself out of a 'creative funk' by going back to basics, shooting something different for herself, and even venturing out of her video and photo comfort zone by trying different creative outlets.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Understanding video based timelapse technologies

    Lee Fairbrother shows how timelapse can be used as a marketing tool, identifies current video hardware for any timelapse project, and covers set-up, operational and editing techniques for this emerging discipline.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    The art of online storytelling

    Award winning filmmaker Imran Azam discusses what online storytelling means in 2020 and how to harness its power to open up new opportunities.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Building a career as a visual storyteller

    Filmmaker Lilla Nyeki discusses the ins and outs of building a career as a visual storyteller. She'll cover assumptions and reality when starting out, skillsets, freelancing vs being part of an organisation, managing clients, pricing and much more.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Mobile and solutions journalism: Shooting the stories

    As a video journalist with the BBC Business Unit, Dougal shoots with mobile devices for multiple formats, often working in solutions journalism. See clips of his stories, how he sets up for interviews, and learn about the kit and tech he uses daily.

  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Small kit set-ups for broadcast and corporate filming

    BBC camera op and filmmaker Carys shares what kit you can use to make a broadcast-quality film, but also carry on public transport. We take a peek inside her kit bag as she reveals when to just get creative with the kit you have.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    Shooting a BBC documentary series on an iPhone

    Robbie talks about his experiences of shooting and presenting a documentary series - Canal Boat Diaries for BBC4 - on his iPhone. He'll share how it came about, the challenges and techniques of filming to broadcast quality. With David McClelland.

22 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:40
    Audio for video 101 - pro sound explained

    In this session you'll learn everything you need to know to achieve professional audio on set, and the tools you'll need to process it afterwards. Alex will cover microphone types, camera audio settings, and explain the secrets of audio processing.

    Speakers

  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    Fashion film: all you need to know

    Jonathan Edwards discusses everything fashion film, with professional examples discussed shot-to-shot, gear selection on a budget, and an open Q&A.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:40
    Storytelling for action and adventure filmmaking

    Ellie Cartwright shares how to engage an audience in short-form storytelling and create engaging content. She'll cover style tips, advice on filming documentary interviews, and editing for social media to grab attention in the first few seconds.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:40
    Building a career as a visual storyteller

    Filmmaker Lilla Nyeki discusses the ins and outs of building a career as a visual storyteller. She'll cover assumptions and reality when starting out, skillsets, freelancing vs being part of an organisation, managing clients, pricing and much more.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:40
    Shooting low budget commercials

    Rene Strgar and Jose Prada of JR Visuals let you into the secrets of making high-end looking commercials on a tight budget, covering everything from location and background colour choices to music, editing and lighting.

  6. 17:00 - 17:40
    Below the surface - the keys to underwater video

    Matt shoots video both underwater and on land. Here he explains the challenges of underwater work and how to overcome them, covering technical aspects, kit, custom settings, getting close to animals underwater, and those all-important safety aspects.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:35
    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. 15:35 - 16:10
    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. 16:15 - 16:50
    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. 16:50 - 17:20
    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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20 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:35
    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. 15:35 - 16:10
    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. 16:15 - 16:50
    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. 16:50 - 17:20
    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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19 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:30
    Adobe Rush for beginners

    In this Adobe session, Tony will walk you through the mobile and desktop video app, Adobe Rush. Rush is a great video editing tool that you can work with either on the move or at home. He will show you how to create a quick video on a mobile device.

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  2. 15:45 - 16:15
    Premiere Pro for beginners

    Join Ian Sayers from Wacom as he shows you how to get started with a quick video edit, taking your content from your device and using Premiere Pro to make it outstanding content.

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  3. 16:30 - 17:00
    Motion on the move!

    As a creative, at times you are everything from an accountant to marketing exec. See how Luke uses basic software to create promo content for himself, learning what kit and apps can be used to generate impactful content on the go.

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  4. 17:15 - 17:45
    Audio Setup & Edits with Premiere Pro

    Join David O’Dwyer, as he runs you through how to create the best audio recording experience with a mic set up when recording video. He'll then open up Premiere Pro and show you how to clean the audio for the best results.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:30
    Adobe Premiere Pro tips and tricks

    Tony will guide you through some of the basics to get working inPremiere Pro such as time saving tips and tricks to get you editing quickly and efficiently, and in many cases, creatively!

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  2. 15:45 - 16:15
    Audio Setup & Edits with Premiere Pro

    Join David O’Dwyer, as he runs you through how to create the best audio recording experience with a mic set up when recording video. He'll then open up Premiere Pro and show you how to clean the audio for the best results.

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  3. 16:30 - 17:00
    Adobe Audition - audio for beginners

    Looking to improve your video content with great audio? In this session, Alex will discuss audio processing and rescue for total beginners and what you can do to fix some common recording mistakes.

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  4. 17:15 - 17:45
    Unravelling the secrets behind a short edit

    In this short demonstration, Philip will uncover some of the things he uses to bring his short films to life. From sound design, to colour grading, this walk through explores many simple but effective techniques.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:30
    Using Adobe collaboratively

    If you are creating video content then Adobe - Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition is where you should be working. In this session, Tony will show you how to get the best out of the software and make your video content look more prfoessional.

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  2. 15:45 - 16:15
    Getting your videos seen on YouTube

    Want to get your video content seen? Join Mandy, as she will share some great tips on how to utilise the power of YouTube to get your content out there and noticed.

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  3. 16:30 - 17:00
    How to reframe 360 video in Premiere Pro

    Video creator, Shanil Kawol shares with us the optimal workflow to make the highest quality reframed 360 videos for social media. He will also share tips on how to make mind-bending creative shots like tiny planets, hyperlapses, and more.

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  4. 17:15 - 17:45
    Mobile editing on the go

    Mobile devices have come of age, and we can now use them to shoot, edit and deliver content before you’re even back at your desk. Carry your edit suite with you as Rick will take you through how to get your edits sorted and delivered in record time.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:30
    Video editing in Photoshop

    Did you know you can edit video in Photoshop? Ths session will show you how to make some basic edits of video footage in Photoshop for those not confident enough in apps such as Premiere Pro.

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  2. 15:45 - 16:15
    Creative editing techniques to add impact to action sequences and promos

    Emily will show you ways to enhance an edit, to build mood and drama with music and effects and to add more impact to action sequences and promos, covering everything from techniques to set mood and pace, to shot length and playing with speed.

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  3. 16:30 - 17:00
    Motion on the move!

    As a creative, at times you are everything from an accountant to marketing exec. See how Luke uses basic software to create promo content for himself, learning what kit and apps can be used to generate impactful content on the go.

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19 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:30
    Add a camera or two

    Learn all about multi-cam shooting as Rick Bronks explains how to set up your cameras and how to use the footage to construct interesting visual stories.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:30
    Making a YouTube video... LIVE

    Join Luke Curtis as he creates YouTube video with you, live, showing the results of his setup. He will share the process of planning, shooting and sharing videos on YouTube, getting the best audio and what lighting to use.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:30
    Visual imagery and soundscapes: Capturing the raw feel of a wedding day

    Matt Thompson's filmmaking pays careful attention to each story's individuality and character with a focus on fun. Here, Matt discusses his creative process, his approach to creating soundscapes and how to capture the raw feel of a wedding day.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:30
    Camera, action, drone!

    With drones now commonly part of the action on-set from major blockbusters to TV, corporate films and weddings, how do you make your footage stand out and make the shots sing on screen and in your edit? Carys answers these common questions and more.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:30
    The importance of sound in visual storytelling

    Internet filmmaker Andy Burgess talks about sound effects, audio and the creative processes behind his global projects, which most recently has seen him travel to Singapore, Venice and Hawaii.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:30
    A filmmaker's toolbox

    Examining today's nifty kit in comparison to a filmmaker's toolbox from just five years ago, Andre shows how drones, cameras and gimbals can be paired up to work together, demonstrating that you really can have a whole production suite in your bag.

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20 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:30
    How to set up multiple cameras and audio devices for a wedding ceremony

    One of the major challenges of filming a wedding is setting up multiple cameras and audio equipment for the ceremony. Join wedding pro Emma Wilson as she shows us just that, explaining the choices she makes and how they impact her final product.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:30
    Making a YouTube video... LIVE

    Join Luke Curtis as he creates YouTube video with you, live, showing the results of his setup. He will share the process of planning, shooting and sharing videos on YouTube, getting the best audio and what lighting to use.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:30
    Unravelling the secrets behind a short edit

    In this demonstration Philip White uncovers some of the tips and tricks he uses to bring to life his short films. From sound design to colour grading, this walk through explores many simple but effective techniques.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:30
    Multi-channel HD video can be afforable and easy

    ​Robbie Flemming unlocks the secrets and benefits to multi-channel HD video, showing how live switching between two, three or even four cameras can be affordable and easy, and covering the latest tech and its applications.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:30
    The importance of sound in visual storytelling

    Internet filmmaker Andy Burgess talks about sound effects, audio and the creative processes behind his global projects, which most recently has seen him travel to Singapore, Venice and Hawaii.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:30
    Getting pro results with gimbals

    Join us for this expert session covering techniques and tips for using gimbals in your work. Discover the benefits of gimbal technology and how best to use it in your workflow for professional results, whatever kind of content you're making.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:30
    How to set up multiple cameras and audio devices for a wedding ceremony

    One of the major challenges of filming a wedding is setting up multiple cameras and audio equipment for the ceremony. Join wedding pro Emma Wilson as she shows us just that, explaining the choices she makes and how they impact her final product.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:30
    How to use 360 cameras to capture epic stories with no crew

    Video creator Shanil gives us the low-down 360 cameras for mobile storytellers and journalists - 'mojos' for short. He'll delve into how 360 cameras work and how they enable 'mojos' to be a one-person crew and get more creative with their stories.

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  3. 14:00 - 14:30
    The magic of mirrorless

    Jim Marks shows how (and why) he's built up his mirrorless camera into a full-blown cinema rig, and how all the kit works together.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:30
    How to tell better stories with the production studio you already own – your smartphone

    Mobile journalist Caroline demonstrates how your smartphone can produce pro-quality video fit for broadcast, online and social. Whether you want to create news packages, short films, promotional content or social memes – she's got you covered.

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  5. 16:00 - 16:30
    Big up your rig - taking your mobile kit to the max

    Keeping your mobile kit small but powerful is key to capturing the story with minimal fuss. Rick will take you through some nice additions, such as audio and lighting that will enable you to get killer audio and pictures with minimum stress and fuss.

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  6. 17:00 - 17:30
    Workflow of a wildlife filmmaker

    Tania travels the globe, filming wildlife in Africa, South America, Asia and beyond. Here she walks through her planning processes, technical setups, and workflows, and highlights the importance of good sound in emotional storytelling.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 12:00 - 12:30
    What is content creation and how can you make a living out of your passion?

    Filmmaker friends Ryan and Dillon discuss the ways of turning your passion for filmmaking into a more commercial business, including what technology, creativity and admin skills you need to make it work.

  2. 13:00 - 13:30
    White balance - the key to perfect colour

    Nailing your white balance is essential to getting perfect colours in your footage. In this session, Jose and Rene discuss this process and how to get a perfect custom white balance in different situations.

  3. 14:00 - 14:30
    Live stream from a backpack: Getting live streaming into your workflow

    Simon shows how it's possible to livestream to social channels and even TV from a backpack. Learn how to get live streaming into your workflow, and the many useful applications including social streaming, news coverage, weddings and more!

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  4. 14:00 - 14:30
    The basics of camera stabilisation

    Richard will share his expertise in this entertaining session to help you produce your smoothest possible footage. He'll cover the basics of gimbal set-ups, built-in camera stabilisation, stabilisation in software, and a lots of technique tips.Â

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  5. 15:00 - 15:30
    Multi-channel HD video can be affordable and easy

    ​Robbie Flemming unlocks the secrets and benefits to multi-channel HD video, showing how live switching between two, three or even four cameras can be affordable and easy, and covering the latest tech and its applications.

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  6. 16:00 - 16:30
    Multicam filmmaking

    Nick Driftwood takes you through the challenges of filming with more than one camera. From camera positioning to lighting, timecodes to audio and video settings, Nick will show you failsafe set-ups to get it right every time.

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  7. 17:00 - 17:40
    How to shoot video and stills with minimal kit

    Downsizing kit can be liberating - allowing you to travel light while pushing your creativity and exploring new tech. Vicky shows the results she got doing just that, with tips for kit that's useful for high-value production under time constraints.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 13:00 - 13:30
    How to use 360 cameras to capture epic stories with no crew

    Video creator Shanil gives us the low-down 360 cameras for mobile storytellers and journalists - 'mojos' for short. He'll delve into how 360 cameras work and how they enable 'mojos' to be a one-person crew and get more creative with their stories.

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  2. 13:00 - 13:40
    The art of online storytelling

    Award winning filmmaker Imran Azam discusses what online storytelling means in 2020 and how to harness its power to open up new opportunities.

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  3. 13:30 - 14:00
    Smash your social coverage: Use your smartphone to build a better social presence

    Your smartphone is more powerful than you realise! In this session, mobile journalist Caroline Scott shows how she creates broadcast-quality video and audio with her mobile device, creating content that gains thousands of views on social media.

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  4. 15:00 - 15:30
    How to tell better stories with the production studio you already own – your smartphone

    Mobile journalist Caroline demonstrates how your smartphone can produce pro-quality video fit for broadcast, online and social. Whether you want to create news packages, short films, promotional content or social memes – she's got you covered.

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  5. 15:00 - 15:40
    Mobile and solutions journalism: Shooting the stories

    As a video journalist with the BBC Business Unit, Dougal shoots with mobile devices for multiple formats, often working in solutions journalism. See clips of his stories, how he sets up for interviews, and learn about the kit and tech he uses daily.

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  6. 15:00 - 16:30
    The art of smartphone filmmaking

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  7. 16:00 - 16:30
    Big up your rig - taking your mobile kit to the max

    Keeping your mobile kit small but powerful is key to capturing the story with minimal fuss. Rick will take you through some nice additions, such as audio and lighting that will enable you to get killer audio and pictures with minimum stress and fuss.

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  8. 16:30 - 17:00
    How to reframe 360 video in Premiere Pro for beginners

    Video creator, Shanil Kawol shares with us the optimal workflow to make the highest quality reframed 360 videos for social media. He will also share tips on how to make mind-bending creative shots like tiny planets, hyperlapses, and more.

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  9. 17:00 - 17:40
    Shooting a BBC documentary series on an iPhone

    Robbie talks about his experiences of shooting and presenting a documentary series - Canal Boat Diaries for BBC4 - on his iPhone. He'll share how it came about, the challenges and techniques of filming to broadcast quality. With David McClelland.

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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:00 - 11:30
    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. 11:30 - 12:00
    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. 12:10 - 12:40
    Marketing for photographers

    Marketing consultant Charlie Giles will take you through the key elements of marketing your business effectively as a photographer and creative, from the importance of brand strategy to connecting with your audience.

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  4. 12:40 - 13:10
    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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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:00 - 11:30
    Tangible photography: The delicate balance between art and workflow

    Caro discusses strategies to run a successful business while keeping your heart still in it. She'll share her creative process, workflow and sales strategy, and show how you can create a brand aligned with your values.

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  2. 11:30 - 12:00
    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. 12:10 - 12:40
    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. 12:40 - 01:10
    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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21 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:05
    Pricing and marketing your work

    Here, Vicky Grech talks all things pricing and marketing for video creatives, discussing finding your USP, standing out, and building relationships that can lead from first-time opportunity to long-term business.

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  2. 12:05 - 12:40
    Moving from wedding and corporate filmmaking to TV

    How do you move from corporate and wedding filmmaking to working in TV? Carys Kaiser did just that, and will share her insight on how these types of work differ and what it's like to make this kind of transition.

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  3. 12:50 - 13:25
    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. 13:25 - 14:00
    Top 10 tips for staying employed in the industry

    How can you guarantee you will keep getting work as a freelancer? This session will explore top tips and tricks to make sure you keep getting work in the industry.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 11:30 - 12:05
    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. 12:05 - 12:40
    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. 12:50 - 13:25
    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. 13:25 - 14:00
    Building creative resilience: tools to combat isolation and help harness your creative superpowers

    Navigating the creative seas can be a lonely journey sometimes, here producer and creative mentor, Emma Alexander, shares tools to help maintain inspiration and keep the creative fires burning when working alone.

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22 Sep 2020
  1. 15:00 - 15:30
    Making the most of your degree show

    Redeye's Paul Herrmann will help you to use your degree show as a platform to launch a creative career; taking you through the presentation and marketing of your work, who to invite and what to do next.

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  2. 15:30 - 16:00
    Break and Q&A
    Speakers to be announced
  3. 16:00 - 17:00
    Redeye careers clinic

    Paul Herrmann introduces the various career options available in photography, before leading onto a clinic-style ask-me-anything session about working in the world of photography.

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