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Upgrade your skills with the Exhibitor Academy at The Photography Show

Upgrade your skills with the Exhibitor Academy at The Photography Show
(Image credit: Louise Carey)

The Photography Show & The Video Show Virtual Festival begins in just under a week on Sunday 20 September – and there's plenty to get excited about already. From the Analogue Spotlight (opens in new tab) to interviews with amazing photographers (opens in new tab), The Photography Show 2020 truly has something for everyone. However, one of our favorite parts of the upcoming virtual festival is the Exhibitor Academy.

The Photography Show (opens in new tab) has already planned countless talks and demos to help photographers expand their skillset. However, the Exhibitor Academy includes talks, demos and virtual workshops from all of the show's wonderful exhibitors, including Canon, Nikon and Sony.

•  Register FREE for The Photography Show & The Video Show Virtual Festival (opens in new tab)

If you've been lusting after the Canon EOS R5 (opens in new tab) or Canon EOS R6 (opens in new tab), then you won't won't to miss the '15 cool things about the EOS R5 and R6' (opens in new tab) by David Newton from the Canon Educational stand. This talk will run you through some of David's favorite features of these latest mirrorless cameras from Canon and offer advice on how to make the most of the cameras.

Meanwhile, film buffs will want to catch the 'On set with motion picture stills photographer, Jasin Boland' (opens in new tab) session from the Nikon School Stage. Jasin Boland will be discussing his work shooting on major blockbuster film sets, such as Mad Max, James Bond and The Bourne Supremacy. 

The Sony Alpha Academy stand has also got some exciting sessions as well, including 'Journey from uni to workforce as a female sports photographer' (opens in new tab) with Tess Derry and Morgan Harlow. 

No matter what genre of photography you're interested in, there's something for everyone in the Exhibitor Academy at The Photography Show & The Video Show Virtual Festival! Make sure you register for free (opens in new tab) before the show in order to access all of the amazing content lined up.

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab) and  Digital Photographer (opens in new tab). Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.