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Stage 1 - Chasing around all the kit, finding & comparing prices and trying out all the latest gadgets, ogling the models
Stage 2 - Watching as many presentations as you can , ogling the models
Stage 3 - Meeting people/networking, talking and ogling the models
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Sitting at home, my arthritis means that attending Focus on Imaging is quite a painful experience now, and I cannot put up with all the pushing and prodding that goes on especially round the stands where the aisles are ten deep in people ogling the models
Thought it was next week...so am working.
Spent Sunday and Monday there, watching presentations, talking to people and battling through crowds of massive lens trying to photograph the hairs on the model's noses.
STAGE1 - 2004-6
STAGE2 - 2007-2010
STAGE3 - 2013
Went Sunday just ogling the models although Karl Taylor's seminars were very good if a little crowded
Stage 4 then - Looking for new / better products to sell clients, meetings with current suppliers to check out new products.
Although I did do a little bit of Stage 1 when trying to find a Lensbaby Composer.
Taking Ade's model perspective...
Stage 1 Approx 1980 when it was Photography at Work in Harrogate - In search of info about large format - no models
Stage 2 1991-2000 - Hard work running around getting info for magazine I edited, meeting with PR people - ogling models
Stage 3 2001-2003 - Busy exhibiting on small stand working all hours to attract photographers to ePHOTOzine - what models?
Stage 4 2004-2008 - Busy exhibiting on huge stand working all hours to meet huge ePHOTOzine community, encourage new members and network with advertisers - employed models to hand out fliers - lots of close up ogling.
Stage 5 2009-2010 - Minimal activity due to health - ogling models from pics uploaded in epz gallery
Stage 6 2011 - Joined forces with Bright and busy exhibiting on small stand saying hello to ePHOTOzine members - ogling model on stand photographed by Big Dog.
Stage 7 2012-2013 - Team look after Focus - bored of ogling models.
Quote: Stage 7 2012-2013 - Team look after Focus - bored of ogling models.
Sign of old age
I am going tomorrow and will be doing all of the above and I am lucky enough to be the friend of one of the models on the Hasselblad stand so better not oggle her as her boyfriend will kill me but sure will be oggling the others
And trying to get a killer bargin in the last couple of hours of the show.
Karl Taylor had a couple of crackers...
Quote: couple of crackers
Rather late for Christmas, perhaps you meant he hade some Easter bunnies
with some butter and cheese.... that is
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