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Cambridge Photography Week organised by Campkins Cameras to culminate in big show at Hilton hotel





Cambridge Photography Week gets under way from Monday (October 3) and will culminate in a big show for photo and video enthusiasts.

Organised by Campkins Cameras, the Cambridge camera shop, the week is a chance to get advice, inspiration and kit.

Last year’s Cambridge Photography Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Last year’s Cambridge Photography Show. Picture: Keith Heppell

More than 10 videos from photographers and videographers will be made available to at cambridgephotographyweek.com, including insight from the likes of professional photographer Jean-Luc Benazet and landscape specialist Keith Taylor.

Facebook and Youtube live streams are taking place this week, including:

  • 1-2pm, Monday, October 3: My journey as a photographer in the fashion and music industry by Wanda Martin
  • 1-2pm, Tuesday, October 4: Focusing power and options of the OM-1 with David Smith, OM systems technical expert
  • 1-2pm, Thursday, October 6: Wildlife Photography – The Grizzly Bears of Alaska with Lucia Griggi

There is also an art photography social at the Bath House on Bene’t Street in Cambridge, from 6.30pm on Thursday, which is free to join although you should book in advance.

Organiser Owen Howell, from Campkins Cameras, talks to visitors at the Canbridge Photography Show last year. Picture: Keith Heppell
Organiser Owen Howell, from Campkins Cameras, talks to visitors at the Canbridge Photography Show last year. Picture: Keith Heppell

But the highlight of the week is the Cambridge Photography Show on Saturday (October 8) at the Hilton City Centre Hotel in Downing Street, with stands, free presentations and expert advice on offer.

“With more brands, presenters and workshops to choose from, this is shaping up to be an exceptional event,” said Owen Howell, owner of Campkins. “Best of all, we feature one-time-only discounts on the day that you won't find anywhere else.”

Exhibitors include Canon, Sony, Olympus, Sigma, Tamron, Zeiss, Hasselblad among others.

Campkins is encouraging people to wear masks at the show. It said: “For the safety and reassurance of your fellow attendees, we encourage the wearing of masks in the venue and social distancing where possible. Spare masks and hand sanitiser will be available on the day.”

Last year’s Cambridge Photography Show. Picture: Keith Heppell
Last year’s Cambridge Photography Show. Picture: Keith Heppell

Workshops, priced from £20, will cover everything from photo editing to wildlife photography, and Canon ambassador David Clapp will lead a cityscape and architecture walking tour., while a panel will discuss how to bring creativity to the world with a studio.

You can reserve a free place at the show, which runs from 10am to 4pm, at cambridgephotographyweek.com.



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