12 best cameras and accessories you can see live at The Photography Show 2020

TPS 2020 Burst Mode

The Photography and Video Show has gone virtual in 2020, but you can still see all the latest kit and talk to key manufacturers about how it works and what makes it so special.

How to watch

1. When you've registered, go to the Photography and Video show portal and log in with your name and email address to enter the virtual show!

2. In the Burst Mode Hub, click Join to watch a live session. This takes place via a Zoom window. You will be prompted to download and install the Zoom app, which only takes a few moments, or you can opt to watch in your browser instead.

3. If you have any questions, type them into the Q&A panel. We will answer as many as we can!

How? Via our packed program of Burst Mode virtual presentations, where DCW chats live, online, to representatives from a whole range of top camera and accessory brands, and you get the chance to post questions for our experts.

 Register FREE for The Photography Show & The Video Show Virtual Festival

You can see a full list of events, talks and exhibitions at The Photography and Video Show website, or check out the official Photography and Video Show Guide online.

All of the Burst Mode sessions take place live at the times below. These are are in BST (British Summer Time), so we know that this will be the middle of the night for some of you, but don’t worry – the sessions will be recorded so that even if you can’t make it ‘live’, you will be able to watch them later.

Here are ten top things you can see at The Photography Show 2020:

Sunday September 20

(Image credit: Vanguard)

1. Vanguard tripods

• September 20,10:00-10:45 BST (05:00-05:45 ET)

Ian Bywater from Vanguard will showcase the latest VEO 3+ tripods. If you care about tripods, this is a must-watch. If you don’t care about tripods right now… you will at the end!

(Image credit: Nikon)

2. Nikon cameras and lenses

• September 20, 11:00-11:45 BST (06:00-06:45 ET)

Neil Freeman from Nikon will talk us through the latest Nikon gear, including the Nikon Z5 and the latest Nikon lenses. The Nikon Z mirrorless camera system is really going places right now.

Epson SureColor SC-P405 printer

(Image credit: Epson)

3. Epson printers

• September 20, 12:00-12:45 BST (07:00-07:45 ET)

Dominic Gurney will be talking us through the latest Epson SureColor SC-P professional printers. Taking pictures is just the first half of the process – nothing can match the impact of a physical print.

(Image credit: Sony)

4. A ‘new concept’ from Sony

• September 20, 13:00-13:45 BST (08:00-08:45 ET)

In the first of two sessions during The Photography Show, Sony expert Mark Baber will talk us through this ‘new concept’. So that’s the Sony A7C, right? Or is it? We don’t actually know yet…

(Image credit: Fujifilm)

5. Fujifilm XF50mm F1.0 and X-T4

• September 20, 14:00-14:45 BST (09:00-09:45 ET)

Fujifilm’s Andreas Georghiades will take us on a tour of this extraordinary new lens, and show us some of the hidden depths of the Fujifilm X-T4 at the same time. 

(Image credit: Canon)

6. The Canon EOS R: why did we do it?

• September 20, 15:00-15:45 BST (10:00-10:45 ET)

David Parry from Canon will explain what the whole system is all about, show off a lot of kit that will make us very jealous, and answer questions about Canon’s remarkable full frame mirrorless cameras.

Monday September 21

(Image credit: Olympus)

7. Getting to know the Olympus pro system

• September 21, 10:00-10:45 BST (05:00-05:45 ET)

Claire Harvey-May shows off the Olympus camera system and its capabilities, and we may even get a glimpse of a new lens or two… we hope.

(Image credit: Atomos)

8. Record RAW over HDMI with Atomos

• September 21 11:00-11:45 BST (06:00-06:45 ET)

RAW video capture is a hot topic in 2020, with a whole train of camera makers adding support for using the Atomos Ninja V external recorder over HDMI. Find out how this works and how to sync your set and live stream.

(Image credit: nphoto)

9. How to grow your business with samples

• September 21 12:00-12:45 BST (07:00-07:45 ET)

Brought to you by nPhoto (the pro print product specialist, not the magazine), this will open your eyes to the potential of printed products in the competitive pro photography market.

(Image credit: Digital Camera World)

10. Interfit Lighting – to be revealed!

• September 21 13:00-13:45 BST (08:00-08:45 ET)

Joe Swift from Interfit will be revealing a brand new lighting product at The Photography Show, so this is your chance to get a first look. Even we aren't quite sure what it is yet.

(Image credit: Sony)

11. Get up close with the Sony A7S III

• September 21 14:00-14:45 BST (09:00-09:45 ET)

Video fans have waited SO long for this camera, and Mark Baber from Sony shows just what makes the new Sony A7S Mark III the company’s best 4K camera ever.

(Image credit: Nikon)

12. Nikon D6 under the spotlight

• September 21 15:00-15:45 BST (10:00-10:45 ET)

Mirrorless cameras don’t rule the world yet! For many pro sports photographers, the DSLR is still king, and Rob MacNeice runs through the features on the new Nikon D6 to show why.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com