About this Event
Diamonds Camera 40th Birthday Celebration, Workshop and Trade Expo!
Friday 14th October 2022 our Workshop and Trade Expo will begin with a range of exhibitions and workshops for all those lovers of Photography & Videography, Photographic Equipment, and Imaging. Attendees from major brands such as Sony, Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Panasonic & Leica will give you access to try the gear you have always wanted to get your hands on and also ask some of those pressing questions to these industry-leading brands.
Along with these major brands, your favorite accessories brands will be in attendance to show off what's new and exciting in the world of accessories to add to your ever-growing hobby!
Huge discounts and offer as well as an impressive range of exciting and fun workshops for all you Photography & Videography lovers out there spread thoughout the day. There is something fun and exciting for everyone, check out all our guest below and plan your day out!
Friday 14th October Photography Exhibit & Trade Show -10am -4pm. Location L15 Pullman Hotel - Adelaide.
Entry is Free for the Trade Expo, come and test a huge range of gear and exciting new items from all your favourite brands including Sony, Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Panasonic and so many more.
This is your best chance to test out all that there is to offer with you favourite brands and grab yourself a great deal on that item you have had your eye on!
- 7:30am - 9:00 am Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 3 // Industry Breakfast
Kick off our special day by joining us for breakfast, networking and learning. This fun morning will have prizes, food and advice. - Ticket Price also includes early acces to trade show and Kristian's session Cinematic Nostalgia
- 9:30am - 10:30am - Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // Leica - ‘Cinematic Nostalgia’.wih Kristian Dowling
Come join Leica Ambassador Kristian Dowling as he presents ‘Cinematic Nostalgia’.
Kristian will be sharing his insights into the production of cinematic portraiture; a relatively new concept where portraits are created with influences from cinema. Drawing from his experience working in Hollywood, Kristian will talk about his experience working on cinematic assignments, and the impact it’s had on his work. He will also demonstrate what is takes to plan and produce impactful images and stories that evoke feelings of cinematic nostalgia.
- 10:30am - 12:30pm Pullman Hotel L15 "The Boardroom" // Canon -Breakout with Kate Cornish
Canon Ambassador, Kate Cornish is a freelance cinematographer, director and photographer and has been obsessed with film since childhood.This is all about Kate sharing her thought process, how she makes creative decisions, how she approaches a project, her workflow, and how certain camera settings, camera movements and lighting styles can be used to achieve creative results.
- 10:45am - 11:45am – Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // Samyang - Landscape and Astro Photography with Rob Embury.
Join landscape and astrophotographer Rob Embury for an educational session where he will discuss the importance of choosing the right lens to capture the best aspects of a scene, and the right tripod to both keep your gear steady and provide unique perspectives. He'll also talk about how you can utilise a range of drop-in square filters to manipulate light and create dramatic long-exposure images.
- 11:00am - 2:00pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 3 // EIZO "The Art of Fine Art Printing" Workshop over Lunch with Rocco Ancora.
Join for lunch one of the most prolific and awarded photographers in the wedding and portrait industry, Rocco Ancora. This Three Hour interactive session will cover; Techniques for calibrating your monitor . colour mangement setup, preint viewing conditionsl, matching screen to print (output emulation), Paper choice as well as optimizing files for printing
Whether printing on your own or using a third-party printing service, Rocco will have you confident in everything from calibrating your monitor to choosing the right paper.
- 12:00am - 1:00pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // Tamron - 5 simple steps to dynamic portraits with Glynn Lavender
Join Tamron World Ambassador, Glynn Lavender, as he shares tips and tricks for capturing dramatic, storytelling travel portraits.Whether you are shooting in the streets of Adelaide or the laneways of Delhi there are always opportunities to photograph the people you meet on your travels. Glynn will share his thoughts on a wide range of subjects from approaching strangers, lighting, composition, storytelling and lens and gear choices.
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm – Pullman Hotel L15 "The Boardroom" // Imaging the Milky Way with Will Godwood
Skywatcher National Sales Manager and Landscape Astrophotographer Will Godward, will be presenting on how to Image the Milky Way from South Australia. Will will discuss how to use a star tracker to achieve amazing results.
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm Pullman Hotel - Restaurant L1 - //Sony - Food Photography with Vueey Le.
Join Sony Australia Advocate Vueey Le, as he will be demonstrating food photography in the Pullman Restaurant guiding you through various techniques to capture mouth-watering images to up your foodie game.
In this workshop, we'll be covering a few topics such as key elements to food photography, composition, focal length while experimenting with various lighting environments such as using natural light and LEDs from Nanlite.
Whether you are a blogger or photography enthusiast, this workshop will equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle any amazing food dish that is served!
- 1:15pm - 2:15 pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // Canon "Making her Mark" with Kate Cornish
Be inspired by freelance cinematographer, director, photographer and Canon Ambassador, Kate Cornish. Perfecting her craft shooting Indie music videos, short films, documentaries and other commercial work for TV. Kate is making her mark on the industry with her distinct and personal style.
2:30pm -3:30 pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // After The Shot with Stef King.
Join multi-award-winning fashion, beauty, editorial and advertising photographer Perth photographer Stef King, talk about her recent bodies of work shot with Nikon's Z9 s camera.
The exhibition comprises of two very different bodies of work all shot on the Nikon Z 9 mirrorless camera. Stef will be talking about her shoots, how they came about, and the final results.
The exhibition will be on display at the Light Gallery from 16th-26th October .
- 2:45m - 3:45pm Pullman Hotel L15 Boardroom // Fujifilm - Planning & Executing a Photographic Project with Glenn’s McKimmon.
One of the biggest challenges any photographer can face is remaining relevant. With so many images out there how do we produce work that stands out? Creating a project or a body of work around a theme is a way to not only stand out but also to test your creativity.
Finding the location is only half the battle, Glenn will take you through the steps of formulating the idea, budgeting, marketing, and implementing the concept to make it a reality.
- 3:00pm - 5:00pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 3 // A Cinematic Life Workshop with Pieter de Vries.
From the far heights of NASA’s Space Shuttle to the depths of the North Atlantic, fancient land turtles in the Galapagos Islands to abandoned Soviet submarine bases in the Russian Far East, travelling through 185 countries and territories, cinematographer Pieter de Vries has been there with a camera.
Pieter has contributed to programs hosted by Sir David Attenborough and has worked with director James Cameron filming the wreck of the Titanic in IMAX 3D, he has been a recipient of the Milli Award, Cinematographer of the Year , Emmys and BAFTA’s.
Learn from Pieter in this special 2hr hands on cinematography workshop, where Pieter will be sharing industry experience and tips for getting the most out of your gear.
- 4:00pm - 5:30pm Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // Let's Talk and Walk X with Warwick
Join Fujifilm Australia's own National Digital Camera Trainer, Warwick Williams in an informal session that discusses the full range of Fufjilm. .
This is a great opportunity to get expert advice and includes a one hour city walk.This hands on event will enable you to get the most out of the Fujfilm X cameras while learning the art of street photography.
4:00pm – 5:00pm -Pullman Hotel L15 Hindmarsh 4 // OM-Solution / Olympus - Photography and the Mind - Light Therapy with Denis Smith
Join Denis Smith and the Team from OM-Digital Solution showcasing products from Olympus and OM SYSTEMS for a session of love, light and laughs.
Denis will be demonstrating a range of light painting techniques live at the event including the creation of ethereal light painting portraits. Over the years light painting has been a form of therapy for Denis and he will share with us some ways you can use photography to relax, explore the mind and improve wellness.
- 4:00pm - 5:30pm Pullman Hotel L15 Boardroom 18 // DJI "Let’s Get Ready to Rumble" - Lindsay Poland.
Experience a whole new world of videography thanks to the DJI range of camera gimbals. Learn how much smoother and more enjoyable your videos will be thanks to these incredible devices.
Join Diamonds principle trainer Lindsay Poland to show just how to easily balance your camera and connect it to the gimbal, Learn how to control the amazing DJI Ronin gimbals with your phone and even with a game controller thanks to the power of the Ronin app, plus videography tips and tricks.
We’ll provide the action and set you some challenges, so you can concentrate on capturing beautiful, cinematic video and see that any video you shoot will benefit from this amazing engineering.
Come along for a fun afternoon, great company, and some amazing specials
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Pullman Hotel - Level 15, 16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide, Australia
AUD 0.00 to AUD 65.00