Northern Photography and Video Show 2019 – Lightning Talks & Demos

Northern Photography and Video Show 2019 – Lightning Talks & Demos

Saturday 18 May


10am – ‘Beginners Guide to Photoshop’ with Emma Campbell
A favourite with many photographers, Photoshop is a useful piece of software used to enhance photographs. However, it also comes with many different features, so where do you start? Emma will guide you through some of the basic key areas, to help you bring out the best in your work.

Duration: 30 mins


11am – ‘Future Trends – Where Technology is Taking Us’ with Sam Pilling of Sony
Sam Pilling offers some insight into where the possibilities lie in future technology, and how new Sony Mirrorless camera software uses Artificial Intelligence to work out what you are shooting. What if your camera could recognise where an animal’s eye is for perfect focus? How could a camera work out where a Formula One car is and track it their fantastic speed? This new “Real Time AF” will be demonstrated to show where the possibilities lie in the rapidly developing Mirrorless Compact System Camera world. Also featured will be the new Sony a6400 camera, and an explanation on how with the rapid growth of video the right camera can vastly improve your workflow.

Duration: 30 mins


12.45pm – ‘The Guild of Photographers – Benefits of Membership’ with Nik Proctor
Nik will offer some insight into the benefits of joining The Guild of Photographers. Membership includes full and part-time professional photographers committed to delivering the highest standards to their customers, distinguished social photographers of many years standing, enthusiasts who are involved with photography simply because they ‘love it’ and aspiring photographers who can benefit from the experience of established members.

They offer training and mentoring from internationally respected tutors, have industry relevant assessment processes and differing membership levels – and can save you £££’s with their discounts!

Duration: 15 mins


2pm – ‘Safe Sensor Cleaning’ with Just Ltd
This unique seminar will teach you how to tackle the thorny subject of cleaning the sensor in an interchangeable lens camera.

After the seminar, attendees are welcome to visit the Just Ltd stand and have a go at sensor cleaning, using their cameras.

Duration: 30 mins


Sunday 19 May


11am – ‘Future Trends – Where Technology is Taking Us’ with Sam Pilling of Sony
Sam Pilling offers some insight into where the possibilities lie in future technology, and how new Sony Mirrorless camera software uses Artificial Intelligence to work out what you are shooting. What if your camera could recognise where an animal’s eye is for perfect focus? How could a camera work out where a Formula One car is and track it their fantastic speed? This new “Real Time AF” will be demonstrated to show where the possibilities lie in the rapidly developing Mirrorless Compact System Camera world. Also featured will be the new Sony a6400 camera, and an explanation on how with the rapid growth of video the right camera can vastly improve your workflow.

Duration: 30 mins


12.45pm – ‘The Guild of Photographers – Benefits of Membership’ with Nik Proctor
Nik will offer some insight into the benefits of joining The Guild of Photographers. Membership includes full and part-time professional photographers committed to delivering the highest standards to their customers, distinguished social photographers of many years standing, enthusiasts who are involved with photography simply because they ‘love it’ and aspiring photographers who can benefit from the experience of established members.

They offer training and mentoring from internationally respected tutors, have industry relevant assessment processes and differing membership levels – and can save you £££’s with their discounts!

Duration: 15 mins


2pm – ‘Safe Sensor Cleaning’ with Just Ltd
This unique seminar will teach you how to tackle the thorny subject of cleaning the sensor in an interchangeable lens camera.

After the seminar, attendees are welcome to visit the Just Ltd stand and have a go at sensor cleaning, using their cameras.

Duration: 30 mins