Headline Image © Matt Watson - Interfit.
The Light Show
Wex Showroom, Unit B, Frenbury Estate, Drayton High Road, Norwich. NR6 5DP.
Saturday 29th October, 10am-6pm.
Free to attend, but those wishing to sit in on seminars must reserve a seat in advance.
Wex Photographic proudly presents The Light Show 2016, where you can have all of your photographic lighting dreams fulfilled!
In addition to the fun and sparkles, The Light Show will provide you with everything you need to know about the vast world of lighting. This will include everything from off-camera flash and triggers to professional studio kits, soft boxes and umbrellas. There’s something for everyone.
The day brings together a mix of the latest gear, show-day deals, expert advice, free seminars and an exclusive competition to win a fantastic prize bundle for one lucky attendee. At the show this year will be representatives from all the key lighting brands including Bowens, Broncolor, California Sunbounce, Elinchrom, Interfit, Kenro, Manfrotto, Lastolite, NanGuang, Nissin, Phottix, PocketWizard, Rotolite, Sekonic and Westcott.
There will also be a range of fun demonstrations throughout the day around a various lighting topics and equipment, showcased with the glamorous assistance of some special guests. This will include modelling from the beautiful model and dancer, Bernadette Lemon, and juggling demonstrations from the 2015 British Young Juggler of the year winner, Eddy Bacon.
Kenro Ambassador, Steve Gee, will also be present throughout the day with a set-up of still life, showing you how to make the most of lighting on a small budget!
Whether you want advice on how to light at home or on the road, setup a professional studio shoot or get the most from your images in low light, the Wex Photographic Showroom is the place to be this October. Book your place early for a truly enlightening experience, to grab a bargain and a free goodie bag for the first 50 customers through the door!
12:00-12:45: Light Painting Seminar with Claire Harper
Claire Harper, member of the Light Painting World Alliance and Wex Photographic blog contributor, will be talking you through the fantastic and creative medium of painting with light. She leads light painting events around the country and recently gained international recognition in the LPWA International Light Painting Awards. This seminar will include a sneak peek into the equipment she uses, camera settings to use, light painting tricks and tips, and even how to make your own light painting gear!
Image © Claire Harper
13:00-13:45: Capturing Objects in Motion - Seminar and Demonstration from Broncolor.
Light up your world with this extremely interesting seminar and demonstration from Chris Burfoot. With over 30 years of lighting experience behind him, Chris is the go-to guy for using light to snap up images in tricky situations, both indoors and outdoors. With the opportunity to have a peek at some brand new gear, including the new Siros Mains Heads and the new Siros L Battery head, your approach to lighting subjects in motion will undoubtedly be changed forever! There will also be an opportunity for you to test out the new Hassleblad X1D if you so wish, and snap up your own photos of very talented local juggler, Eddy.
Image © Chris Burfoot - Broncolor
14:00-14:45: Hi-Sync Lighting - Seminar and Demonstration from Elinchrom,
Especially handy for outdoor shoots, Hi-Sync Lighting is a fantastic tool to use to get the best out of your images. With the ability to freeze motion and overpower the sun, Hi-Sync is a game-changer in the lighting world, and it can be used to open all sorts of new doors creatively. Come along to this seminar and demonstration from Elinchrom, have all your Hi-Sync questions answered, and even have a go yourself!
15:00-15:45: Capturing Colour - Seminar and Demonstration from Interfit.
In its most basic form, photography is the art of balancing light at dark. Using too much light can burn or wash out images, not using enough can leave them dull or flat. Throw in colour temperature, white balance, diffusers, gels, shutter speeds and aperture and things can get very complicated very quickly. Learn the simple methods of how to control colour, temperature, light and dark with this informative demonstration from the lighting experts at Interfit. This talk will give you the confidence to fine tune control of your camera, lights and location no matter the situation you find yourself shooting in.
Image © James Bridle - Interfit.
A huge prize bundle worth over £1150 featured below is also up for grabs for one lucky attendee!
Rotolight Neo RRP £299
Phottix Spartan Beauty Dish 70cm and Phottix Speedring for Bowens (16 Hole) RRP £158
*Prices correct at time of publication September 2016.
Wex Photographic was established in 1997 offering a dedicated service for photographers at every level; a service that has been enjoyed by over 600,000 customers.
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