TPS 2019: 5 fantastic star speakers you cannot miss!

Lara Jade at previous visit to The Photography Show

The Photography Show kicks off this weekend, running from Saturday 16 to Tuesday 19 March at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. 

As well as over 200 exhibitors with all the latest and greatest products from the biggest brands in the photographic and video industries, there are all manner of live demonstrations, workshops, photo walks, masterclasses, talks, hands-on events… and even a live equine bridal shoot

One of the biggest attractions, however, is the star-studded line-up of speakers from the very top of the field. Here are five of the most exciting pro photographers presenting at the event.

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1) Lara Jade


Lara Jade is a top fashion photographer and Canon pro based in New York and London, who specializes in creating timeless, unique beauty portraits in her classic style

Speaking on the Canon Spotlight Stage across all four days of The Photography Show, she'll be discussing how to add a fashion flair to your images including styling, lighting and posing fundamentals that can be useful for other genres.

Saturday 16 March 2019, 2.45pm
Sunday 17 March 2019, 11.30am
Monday 18 March 2019, 10.30am
Tuesday 19 March 2019, 3.45am

More info on Canon's Spotlight stage schedule
Portrait of Lara Jade by Kristie Lee

2) Martin Parr


Martin Parr Legendary Magnum Photos photographer and star of British street photography, Martin will talk about his career in photography; finishing with a look at his new exhibition, Only Human, which opens on 7 March at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Read Five Quick Questions with Martin Parr

Super Stage:
Saturday 16 March 2019, 3.30pm

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3) Moose Peterson


Moose Peterson is one of America's best-loved wildlife photographers. From birds to planes – Moose is a passionate and innovative wildlife photographer, who has more recently added aircraft photography to his skill set, and he'll be briefing us on all things to do with aviation photography. 

Sunday 17 March 2019, 1.15pm

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4) Gordon Buchanan


Gordon Buchanan the highly acclaimed television wildlife cameraman and presenter reveals his personal recollections behind his globetrotting travels from his 25-year career to date, as well as delving into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife – all illustrated with his own film footage and photography.

Super Stage:
Tuesday 17 March 2019, 3.30pm

More info and tickets here

5) Joe McNally


Joe McNally the Nikon USA Ambassador, internationally acclaimed  and award-winning American photographer will be headlining the Nikon School Stage, which will play host to a stellar lineup of inspirational speakers.

Nikon will hosting a roster of free photography talks at this year’s The Photography Show, as well exhibiting their latest products on the Nikon stand. 

Nikon School Stage
Tuesday 17 March 2019, 3.30pm  

More information here

The Photography Show: booking details

There are over 200 exhibitors and over 300 free talks and demonstrations at The Photography Show and its sister event, The Video Show. Tickets are available now.

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The Photography Show 2019: everything you need to know

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The Photography Show 2019: 10 must-do things

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Peter Travers

The editor of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Peter 14 years of experience as both a journalist and professional photographer. He is a hands-on photographer with a passion and expertise for sharing his practical shooting skills. Equally adept at turning his hand to portraits, landscape, sports and wildlife, he has a fantastic knowledge of camera technique and principles. As you'd expect of the editor of a Canon publication, Peter is a devout Canon user and can often be found reeling off shots with his EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR.