Photographers assembled to the NEC earlier this week as The Photography Show came back for their 2nd year. National Exhibition Centre’s Hall 5 became a photography lover’s place with every angle held back in focus. Whether you are a professional photographer, or an amateur, or just a photography enthusiast, there is something for everyone.
Canon offered a 1st public outing to their 50MP digital SLR’s – the EOS 5DS as well as EOS 5DS R – targeted at stills shots and their ultra wide EF 11-24mm lens for clicking architecture, interiors and landscapes. Its rival Nikon introduced their D7200, the company’s very first digital SLR with both NFC (near field communication) and wi-fi on board for smartphone connections as well as their 300mm F4 lens.
Along with these heavyweights, there were other popular companies like Panasonic, Olympus, Fujifilm and Sony. But as well as the top firms niche start ups were also in witness like TurnsPro, a time-lapse camera mount as well as Kickstarter program, from a West Country start-up.
Each aspect of photography was there – with over half-a-dozen seminar place, giving tips and on improving photography. Enlight Photo’s James Madelin, who calls himself a ‘photopreneur,’ has a background as a pro photographer, now he had turned into gadget inventor, who teased a brand new smartphone gadget hitting ‘very soon’.