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LCE PRO SHOW – Southampton

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As tLCE London Camera Exchangehe South Coast’s premier Professional Centre for Canon & Nikon camera systems, London Camera Exchange are pleased to announce the LCE Southampton PRO Show 2014.

After its runaway success over the last ten years, this major one day event will again be held at the Novotel Hotel in Southampton, on Thursday 10th April.

Visitors will be able to see, try & buy the latest professional digital SLRs, plus a wide selection of lenses & accessories, printers, tripods, bags, memory cards, studio flash systems, backgrounds & reflectors plus quality used equipment, all under one roof.

As always the Show will offer the perfect opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts to invest in the latest kit, with special Show-only offers and part exchange deals on the day. Expert advice and in-depth demos will be on offer from a host of manufacturer experts as well as our highly trained, friendly staff.

Brands exhibiting should include Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Pentax, Ricoh, Sigma, Samyang (tbc), Tamron, Tokina, Epson, Lowepro, Tamrac, thinkTANK photo, Gitzo, Manfrotto, Velbon, Giottos, Lastolite (inc Lumen8 studio flash), Bowens studio flash, Metz, SanDisk, Hama, Hahnel, Cam Ranger, Rogue, X-Rite & ColorMunki, DxO Software, Stealth Gear, Crumpler & Op-tech.

Canon & Nikon sensor clean clinics will be in session, offering a FREE basic sensor clean on your Canon or Nikon DSLR by manufacturer technicians! (One only per show visitor).

Wild Arena will be holding various mini-studio photo sessions in conjunction with Canon including their popular ‘Animal Macro’ workshop, giving visitors the chance to try out the latest Canon DSLRs & Macro lenses etc on a variety of exotic insects, small reptiles and other subjects. The Royal Photographic Society will also be attending with info & joining offers.

Free Seminar Talks by manufacturer specialists/photographer ambassadors are to be held- to include sessions from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus & Colour Confidence:

  • 11.30am-12.30pm – Nikon will offer a talk and presentation on the amazing new D4s Pro DSLR;
  • 12.30-1.30pm – Canon Explorer Danny Green will be discussing ‘The Art of Wildlife Photography’ using EOS equipment and is also offering short portfolio review sessions- email him at danny@dannygreenphotography.com to book your slot on this;
  • 1.30-2.50pm – Pro Fashion & Portrait Photographer Damian McGillicuddy will be talking about his work and on using the latest Olympus OM-D E-system cameras;
  • 3-4pm – Sony product talk, details to be confirmed.
  • 4-5pm – Pro Photographer Mark Lawrence from Lastolite will be discussing Studio Lighting techniques and the Lastolite product range, including Lumen8 Studio Flash, Backgrounds & Reflectors etc.
  • 5-6pm- Colour Confidence will be talking about ‘Improving Your Workflow’ using their monitor/printer calibration products and software;

NOTE: Places limited on all of the above, pre-booking not available on seminar talks.


FREE ENTRY:

Entrance to the event is FREE and doors are open from 11am until 7pm (limited car parking is available at the Novotel itself- visitors to enquire at reception for further info).

WIN:

To add to the excitement, every visitor will have the chance to win a superb Fujifilm X-M1+16-50mm Zoom (Compact System Camera) worth £549.99 SRP in the FREE Prize Draw on the day!


Snapperstuff will be demonstrating gear from Think Tank Photo, FLM, Peak Design and LumiQuest at the show, so please come and ask our Product Specialist any questions you have, and try out your gear for best fit!


LCE PRO SHOW:

Date:   10 April 2014 – Thursday
Time:  11am – 7pm
Venue: Novotel Hotel, 1 West Quay Road, Southampton SO15 1RA

 

The Show Safari

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We’re bringing a little touch of the wild to the Societies’ Convention in London in January 2014 – and by spotting the animals on our safari you can be in with a chance to win fabulous prizes worth over £1200!

Six companies are stopping-off points on the safari, and on each stand you’ll find a cuddly toy animal. Note them all down and drop your entry into the box on the Folio Albums stand (K95-8) to be in with a chance to win!

Download your entry card now!
http://www.theshowsafari.com/safari_download.pdf

Just print it out, and bring it along with you to the show.
(We’ll have some printouts for you there as well, in case you forget!)

=== Who’s taking part, and what you can win ===

One lucky winner will bag all of these fabulous prizes, worth over £1200!

Folio Albums

www.folioalbums.com
Stand K95-8
Fine art portrait and wedding albums for professional photographers handmade in the UK.
Prize: A 10″ Fine Art Folio Album

Olympus

www.olympus.co.uk/cameras
2nd Floor Foyer
Cameras built to excel in speed, precision, creativity and image quality – topped off with a retro design.
Prize: An XZ-10 compact camera

Professional Photographer

www.professionalphotographer.co.uk
West Wing Lobby
The UK’s leading magazine for professional photographers the world over. All the latest news, reviews, tips and techniques to boost productivity and profit.
Prize: A year’s subscription to Professional Photographer

Light Blue

www.lightbluesoftware.com
Stand M85-6
Business management software for photographers that’s really easy to use – it makes admin really simple!
Prize: A copy of Light Blue

OnOne Software

www.ononesoftware.com
Stand M1
Focused on photography: an all-in-one software solution to make your images their best.
Prize: Perfect Photo Suite 8

Snapperstuff

www.snapperstuff.com
Stand M67-70
Quality gear for photographers – UK distributors for Think Tank Photo, FLM, Green Clean, Lightech, LumiQuest and Peak Design.
Prize: A ThinkTank Sling-O-Matic bag

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The FULL Societies 2014 Convention runs from 15-20 January 2014, and the Societies TRADE SHOW takes place over 3 days, from Jan 17-19, at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel, 225 Edgware Road, London, W2 1JU.

Full Convention: 15-20 January 2014
Trade Show Dates: 17-19 January 2014

Friday, 17 Jan = 10-5pm
Saturday, 18 Jan = 10-5pm
Sunday, 19 Jan = 10-4pm

SWPP Societies 2013 Convention

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The SWPP Societies 2013 trade show is almost upon us!

Trade Show Dates and Opening Times
11-13 January 2013 – 10:00-17:00

New Venue Hilton London Metropole

For full information on the Societies’ 2013 Convention including tickets explained, seminar schedules, Big L Challenge, hotel layout plus more, please see the Societies’ 2013 Convention website: http://www.swpp.co.uk/convention/

The SWPP 2013 show will be offering a broad range of learning opportunities designed to expand the proficiency of photographers and brings together a rich selection of talent within the photographic industry:

Masterclass Schedule

Location Seminars

Superclass Schedule

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Trade Show Exhibitor List

Snapperstuff will be exhibiting at the SWPP 2013 Trade show – Hilton London Metropole, 11-13 January, 10:00-17:00, King Suite, Stand K52, K53, K54!

We are proud to now represent the following brands, which we’ll have on display for you to check out:

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Does My Kit Fit? Airport Security

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We caught up with multi-award-winning Guardian Sport Photographer Tom Jenkins over the summer and took a look at what gear he fits in his Airport Security:

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Here’s what Tom says:

This is the typical kit I take to a football match. Layout is as follows anti-clockwise from top left:

1/ 24-70mm 2.8
2/ underneath hidden 70-200mm 2.8 on top SB900 flash and 1.4 converter.
3/ mini tripod head (for remote), 28mm 2.8 for remote
4/ D4
5/ D3s, D3, spare battery
6/ 500mm f4 with on top mini tripod legs and pocket wizards.

For a football match I would also take another D3 body plus 300mm f2.8 in a laptop bag with my mac. Waterproof gear goes in front pocket of Airport Security along with stool. Monopod down the side of the bag.

Tom is offering a Masterclass to Fixation customers, in London.  He’ll be sharing his techniques and ideas, inspiration and creative drive, as well as suggesting essential tools for creating the perfect image of the greatest sporting moments.

Tom took this photo of Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic runner at the Olympic Stadium, Stratford, London.
To see more of Tom’s images, see his page on the Fixation Gallery.
You will also be able to find more of his work here: www.guardian.co.uk and www.observer.co.uk
ABOUT TOM:
I started being a professional sports photographer in 1989. For the vast majority of the time since I have worked for The Guardian and The Observer newspapers. Of the many international events I have covered probably the 5 World Cups and 3 Olympics stand out as the highlights. As a lover of sport and photography it has to be the best job in the world! One of the best pieces of advice given to me right at the start of my career was to ‘get yourself down to Fixation. They will sort it out!’. Ever since I have relied on them to fix my gear (be it Nikon, Canon then Nikon again!) and find me new equipment. Quite possibly I couldn’t do my job without the back-up I get from everyone at Fixation.

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The Masterclass will be on Tuesday the 4th of December from 6:30pm.

Tickets are strictly limited to 35 delegates for this very special evening.

Ticket price of £45 will entitle you to a signed copy of Tom’s new book “In the Moment” (cover price £30) as well as access to a whole raft of very special discounts on the kit that Tom uses on a day-to-day basis including:

ThinkTank Photo, Pocket Wizard, Aquatech, Lastolite, Manfrotto, and more… plus special offers on Nikon Pro gear and accessories!

Fixation will also have a free draw for a pair of official Nikon London 2012 Binoculars, and of course, we’ll be inviting you to share some seasonal refreshments to celebrate an inspirational evening!

Call Fixation on: 020 7582 3294 to reserve your place, or email jonny@fixationuk.com

You can purchase “In the Moment” from Fixation or from The Guardian

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Click here for more info on the Airport Security v2.0

In Store Event @ Clifton Cameras

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In Store Event with Clifton Cameras

Friday 30 November 2012

from 9:30am to 5pm

Nikon will be showing off there new D600 and V2 and J2 compact system cameras at Clifton Cameras. There will be a large range of cameras and lenses on show to try out and Nikon representative will be on hand for any technical questions.

Along with Nikon, Snapperstuff will be in store showing the latest Think Tank Photo bags and demonstrating the awesome Think Tank bag system that is so popular with our customers.

We will also be demonstrating: Enlight Photo (frio, orbis, ioShutter), Peak Design (Capture Clip) & Green Clean (cleaning solutions)

On top of this there will be some fantastic exclusive offers available on the day.

SEE YOU THERE!

Bigger Picture Roadshow – Newbury Racecourse

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This Thursday, 18 October, Snapperstuff is at Newbury Racecourse for the Bigger Picture Roadshow.

The Bigger Picture is a roadshow traveling around the UK & Ireland giving you the opportunity to come and find out more about photographic products and services from the experts.

These events are conducted in a relaxed atmosphere where photographers can spend quality time with expert suppliers in the business.

Check this website for full info on Venues, Dates, Exhibitors:

www.biggerpicutreroadshow.co.uk

Events run from 10.00am to 4pm and complimentary coffee is provided at all locations.

No need to pre-register, no admission fee and no fixed sessions.

Thursday 18 October we will be at NEWBURY RACECOURSE:

Newbury Racecourse
Berkshire Concourse
Ground Floor
Newbury
West Berkshire
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Come and check out our Think Tank Photo, Enlight Photo (orbis, frio, ioShutter) and Green Clean ranges…