Stages & Theatres

Our stages and theatres offer something for absolutely anyone passionate about photography. Wedding & Portrait and The Great Outdoors are back by popular demand; as are our old favourites, Behind the Lens and Photo Live. Super Stage will return too with some great guest speakers to be announced shortly. AND we've got the Social Stage plus a host of programmes focusing on moving image. Take a look at what's gone public so far - more coming soon...
16 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:55 - 11:00
    Welcome

    Introduction to today's Behind the Lens programme.

  2. Free
    12:00 - 12:40
    Remembering wildlife

    Margot takes you through the fascinating efforts of a united wildlife photographic community.

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  3. Free
    13:00 - 13:40
    Making and sharing meaningful images

    The panel will discuss how to get the work of women on the front of more newspapers, plastered on billboards and inside galleries.

  4. Free
    14:00 - 14:40
    From capture to print, long exposure landscapes

    John explains how he created his personal style and the techniques involved.

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  5. Free
    15:00 - 15:40
    Behind the scenes of a great food story

    Blogger Bea Lubas shares the secrets of irresistible food photography.

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  6. Free
    16:00 - 16:40
    Making the most of your next wildlife photography trip

    Wildlife photographer Tom Mason explores how to make the most of your next wildlife photography adventure.

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17 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:55 - 11:00
    Welcome

    Introduction to today's Behind the Lens programme.

  2. Free
    12:00 - 12:40
    Australia's Wild World

    Join Bret as he takes us behind the scenes of his stunning images from down under.

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  3. Free
    13:00 - 13:40
    A different approach to astrophotography

    Here Steven shares his top tips and explains how astrophotography can be really accessible.

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  4. Free
    14:00 - 14:40
    Collaboration not competition

    Is it time to rethink how to get ahead within the photography industry?

  5. Free
    15:00 - 15:40
    Right time, right place - automotive photography

    Amy Shore will help you learn how to capture emotions and fleeting moments in automotive photography.

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  6. Free
    16:00 - 16:40
    Keeping it baby focused

    Ellie shares stories of different client scenarios that can occur when working with new babies and young children.

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18 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:55 - 11:00
    Welcome

    Introduction to today's Behind the Lens programme

  2. Free
    11:00 - 11:40
    SNAP!

    A session from the winner of the SNAP! Aspiring Speaker Scholarship.

    Speakers to be announced
  3. Free
    12:00 - 12:40
    Cameras don't take pictures

    Join Mike Browne in this interactive seminar designed to help you connect the technical and creative aspects of your photography.

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  4. Free
    13:00 - 13:40
    Close up and macro photography

    This session will demonstrate the techniques and equipment required to produce high-quality close-up and macro images.

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  5. Free
    14:00 - 14:40
    Wedding photography: creativity and mindset

    Wedding photography-you only get one chance to capture it. Learn how to prepare.

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  6. Free
    15:00 - 15:40
    He shoots, he scores

    Peter Dench, Olympus Visionary and documentary photographer, will talk about the pleasures and perils of photographing the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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19 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:55 - 11:00
    Welcome

    Introduction to today's Behind the Lens programme.

  2. Free
    11:00 - 11:40
    Chasing the unicorn - making money from photography

    Find out what it takes to become a pro, and how to build a business around what you love.

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  3. Free
    13:00 - 13:40
    30 years of photography; photojournalism and beyond

    Edmond Terakopian shares images and stories from his 30-year career as a photographer.

  4. Free
    15:00 - 15:40
    10 things that can go wrong in photography

    Join Holly as she shares her wild and wonderful experiences of mishaps and triumphs.

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  5. Free
    16:00 - 16:40
    Taking the viewer on a journey

    Nigel will take you on an inspirational photography journey using drone footage and still images of his adventures.

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16 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:30 - 11:00
    Why starting a YouTube channel was one of the best decisions for my photography

    Join wildlife photographer Tom Mason for a talk looking at the benefits of starting out on YouTube.

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  2. Free
    12:30 - 13:00
    Food photography on your phone

    Foodie bloggers Donna and Bea will explain how to take professional looking images for instant sharing.

  3. Free
    13:30 - 14:00
    Social media photography: Long exposure, timelapse, and going viral

    Nige - better known as Levanterman - delves into all things social media and photography.

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  4. Free
    14:30 - 15:00
    Instagram Followers: Quality over quantity

    Alex helps you get a better understanding of the ever changing (and frustrating) Instagram algorithm, and explores how quality beats quantity.

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  5. Free
    15:30 - 16:00
    More than just amazing images

    Estelle will share often overlooked tips to drive traffic, create content your ideal client will love, make best use of hashtags and more.

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17 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    10:30 - 11:00
    Vlogging - a day in the life

    Find out what Andy learnt over 12 months of vlogging every single day.

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  2. Free
    12:30 - 13:00
    How to build your first 10,000 subscribers on YouTube

    This session is aimed at any photographer or videographer looking to build their YouTube fan base.

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  3. Free
    14:30 - 15:00
    Behind the scenes

    Filmmaker/Photographer David O'Dwyer delves into the world of behind-the-scenes content for social media.

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  4. Free
    15:30 - 16:00
    Vlogging - a day in the life

    Find out what Andy learnt over 12 months of vlogging every single day.

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18 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    11:30 - 12:00
    M is for Marketing

    Learn how Luke used marketing to build his profile - he'll show you how you can too.

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  2. Free
    14:30 - 15:00
    Social's not secondary

    Get inspired to go out there and create content that matters and that can create change.

  3. Free
    15:30 - 16:00
    A social media photography toolkit for Instagram

    Learn the essential tools you need for great Instagram photos from best-selling smartphone photography author Jo Bradford.

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19 Mar 2019
  1. Free
    11:30 - 12:00
    I lost my heart in San Francisco

    Nigel Danson became a professional photographer using YouTube as the driver to grow an audience.

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  2. Free
    12:30 - 13:00
    How to market yourself in portrait and beauty photography

    Here Iulia gives insight on the best ways of interacting with your social followers, which platforms to use for what as well as how to approach clients.

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  3. Free
    13:30 - 14:00
    A vlogging masterclass

    A whirlwind masterclass on the basics of vlogging from James Popsys.

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