The Photography & Video Show 2024: everything to know about the March show

Photography & Video Show 2024
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The Photography & Video Show returns to the UK's National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham – and it's back in its original March slot! The 2024 Show will run from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, The Photography & Video Show is an in-person imaging extravaganza. First launched in 2014, it has become a must-attend event for photographers and videographers of all experience levels, from eager enthusiasts to practicing professionals.  

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Over 200 of the biggest brands in the business will be exhibiting at the show, including Canon, Sony, Nikon, Fujifilm, Panasonic and Sigma, enabling you to chat to industry experts, watch kit demonstrations, attend masterclasses, and take advantage of exclusive show discounts where you can make serious savings. 

The Photography & Video Show 2024: Exhibitors

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Over 200 of the imaging industry's key brands are exhibiting at the show, so you're sure to come away inspired, educated and excited about taking all aspects of your photography, videography and editing to the next level.

Manufacturers like Canon, Sony, Nikon, Fujifilm, OM System, Panasonic and Insta360 will have their latest cameras on show. Lens specialists such as Sigma, Sirui, Tamron and Irix will be showcasing their best optics. Lighting wizards including Rotolight, Pixapro and Godox will help you see the benefits of supplemental illumination. And Ilford, Alfie Cameras and Solarcam share the passion and uniqueness of analogue shooting. 

See the current list of exhibitors

If you're looking to join an association you can chat to The Society of Photographers, Royal Photographic Society, Photographic Alliance of Great Britain, SheClicks, and the Disabled Photographers' Society.

And of course, if you're looking to snap up some show deals, apologize to your significant other for the purchases you're about to make and head over to see CameraWorld, London Camera Exchange, and Wex Photo Video for great discounts and exclusive show-only offers. 

The Photography & Video Show 2024: What's on show

Above: See highlights from last year's show, to get a taste of what to expect

If it's related to the world of photography, videography and imaging, expect to see it somewhere on the show floor! 

Digital cameras, analog cameras, vintage cameras, lenses, tripods, filters, bags, straps, holsters, clothing, memory cards, microphones, speed lights studio lights, modifiers, reflectors, printers, printing services, photobooks, magazines, film, film scanners, photoshoot props, editing software, tablets… it's all here.

The Photography & Video Show 2024 will also feature its usual highly anticipated stages and educational program – offering dozens of free talks from top photographers, and demonstrations on photo technique, video skills, and editing. 

The Photography & Video Show 2024: The stages

The Photography & Video Show 2024

Shoot to inspire
NEW for 2024! The different sets on this stage will be used to demonstrate various photography and filmmaking topics - including travel, portraits, weddings, and street.

Creator stage
This programme is dedicated to online content creation - YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and more. Aimed at existing and budding creators, as well as photo and video pros looking to boost their business via social channels, this stage will offer talks on everything from online community building to getting started in vlogging.

Photo studio
With live action and practical demos, this stage is ideal for showing first-hand how to tackle various shoots, and giving advice and tips on areas such as working with models, lighting, and capturing movement.

In motion studio
A theatre for all things moving image, designed to offer insight into producing engaging content, storytelling, and creating projects using different video and filmmaking techniques.

Editing & Post-Production Suite
Seminars covering post-production techniques and workflow for photography and video across various editing software solutions. 

Analogue showcase
A celebration of the art of traditional film photography and the darkroom.

The Photography & Video Show 2024: Speakers

The Photography & Video Show 2024

There are some incredible names already announced for this year's show, covering every aspect of imaging, with plenty more yet to come.

Professional photographers and videographers from all specialisms will be there, such as Getty Images' Royal photographer, Chris Jackson; celebrity photographer and Forbes' "100 Successful Women of 2023" honoree, Donatella Nicolini; senior video innovation journalist at BBC News, Dougal Shaw; curator of photography for the National Trust, Anna Sparham; and Photoshop expert and educator, Scott Kelby.

There are also plenty of brand ambassadors, including Tom Mason (Nikon), Gavin Hoey (OM System) and Bea Lubas (Adobe), along with talented shooters who have struck out on YouTube like Sean Tucker, Thomas Heaton Adventuring Beth and Evan Edinger.

Take a look at the current speaker line-up and stay tuned for further announcements!

Can I get tickets to The Photography Show 2024 on the door?

Tickets for the event are now on sale, and you can get hold of yours at The Photography & Video Show box office. Students and members of the trade can get free entry on any of the days.

What if I can't make it to The Photography Show 2024?

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Although there's no substitute for being at the show itself, you can stay up to date with what's going on by following the official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels of The Photography & Video Show.

Digital Camera World will also be there live every day to bring you all the photo news, so make sure to keep us bookmarked, and stay up to date by following us on Twitter , by liking our Facebook page, and by signing up to our daily newsletter.

Book your ticket to The Photography & Video Show here

The Photography & Video Show is presented by Future Plc, which is also the parent company of Digital Camera World.

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James Artaius
Editor

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.