Don't miss Canon's pro speakers at The Photography Show this weekend

Canon at The Photography Show
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Canon is one of the 250+ exhibitors at The Photography Show & The Video Show – taking place at the NEC in Birmingham, England, on 17, 18 and 20 September. And it is presenting a line-up of ambassadors who will be speaking and hosting panels throughout the event.  

You can expect to hear from the likes of wildlife photographer Dani Connor, fashion photographer Ian Hippolyte and filmmaker Roxy Furman – not to mention you can witness a live wedding photography demonstration by the internationally acclaimed Sanjay Jogia.


Given the recent news that The Photography Show will close for the day on Monday 19 September, out of respect for the funeral of HRH The Queen, Canon has updated its speaker schedule as follows (click widget in top-right to view full size):

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Just weeks away, The Photography Show & The Video Show is essentially like Comic Con for photographers and videographers. The perfect event for all types of imaging whether you're a student, amateur, professional or hobbyist. 

The show will offer four days of exclusive discounts, major brands offering hands-on experiences with new products, live talks and panels from industry experts, and pro tips and advice from exhibitors at the event. 

You can keep up to date with Canon's full speaker schedule here.

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On the Main Stage we can expect to see:

Clive Booth – Portrait, Fashion & beauty photographer
Beginning his career as a graphic designer, Booth eventually followed his lifelong aspiration to become a photographer, and has since worked Canon's Young People Programme offering interactive visual storytelling workshops. 

Dan Kennedy – Celebrity photographer
Kennedy has over 20 years of experience working with A-list stars like Angelina Jolie and Keira Knightley, and has built himself a stellar reputation having featured in publications all over the world. 

Dani Connor – Wildlife photographer
Dani is largely connected to nature and her surroundings, which she documents through her video diaries as a content creator. At The Photography Show she will be sharing her experience of photographing a Iberian lynx in Spain.

Drew Buckley – Landscape & wildlife photographer
Award-winning Welsh photographer Buckley also loves photographing star-filled images of the night sky.

Fergus Kennedy – Commercial photographer & videographer
Kennedy is a ‘jack of all trades’, originally training as a marine biologist who now specializes in underwater photography, astrophotography, and drone operation. 

Heathcliff O’Malley – News and Editorial photographer
O'Malley has covered global breaking news assignments during the last 25 years of his career as a contract photographer for the Daily Telegraph

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Ian Hippolyte – Fashion photographer
London-based Hippolyte uses light and color in a sophisticated and intriguing way to create bold and polished fashion imagery.

Molly Darlington – Sports photographer
Currently working for Reuters News Agency, Darlington will share the journey of how she got started in sports photography, with tips and tricks and advice on the best settings and equipment that she uses to capture the action. 

Roxy Furman – Wildlife photographer
Also a biologist and filmmaker, Furman will provide insight and an interesting conversation into how an animal’s life could ignite long-lasting change to human behavior. In addition, she will discuss two short films she created focusing on the relationship between ecotourism and wildlife, with an additional focus on two iconic species – whale sharks and spider monkeys. 

Tyrone Singleton – Ballet photographer
A principal dancer with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, Singleton captures the art of his own on-stage performances, and at The Photography Show he will share his journey from dancer to becoming a photographer.

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As for the show's Bitesize stage, camera setups and printing tips will be discussed by the following photographers:

Elisa Lannacone – Commercial Cinematographer
There's likely nothing that Lannacone hasn't seen, having worked across six continents in challenging environments and producing content for the likes of Newsweek, National Geographic and BBC World.

David Newton – Commercial & Travel photographer
Newton has professionally travelled the globe and is the former technical editor for both the Canon EOS Magazine, as well as the Canon Professional Network. 

Joas Souza – Architectural and Aerial Photographer
An expert in using Canon’s large format printing to showcase his architectural photography, Souza is praised for his incredibly crisp and powerful signature photographic style of prints.

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Finally, on the Live Shooting Stage will be Canon Ambassador Sanjay Jogia. Named as one of the world's six 'Best Wedding Photographers', Jogia is an internationally acclaimed photographer, having won over a hundred print competitions, capturing luxury destination weddings. 

Jogia will be offering his personal advice for capturing the perfect wedding day memories, as well as demonstrating a live model wedding photography shoot. To find out more information about The Photography Show & The Video Show, visit its website with the full program of talks, demos & masterclasses.


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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.