The Photography Show 2019 is an event photographers, be it enthusiasts or pros, don't want to miss and it makes its return to the NEC in Birmingham from 16-19 March 2019

From the latest kit by leading brands to inspiring talks and free demos from some of the best names in the industry, the show is fun, educational and has something for everyone. Plus, don't forget to take your wallet with you as there will be plenty of special show discounts on offer.

As well as The Photography Show, this year introduces The Video Show to the annual event and those with tickets to The Photography Show will have access to The Video Show programmes and exhibitors, too.

Get hands-on with the latest video kit, pick up some tips from leading experts and try out new techniques all under one roof. 

Below is a sneak peek at what some of the manufacturers who are attending the show will be exhibiting. Plus, we have a full online exhibitor guide which will provide you with more information on where you can purchase tickets (save 20% by using code: EZPTPS19), what stands companies are on and what will be on offer. 

Whatever you plan to do, have fun, treat yourself and make sure to log on to ePHOTOzine to read all about it as we'll be around and about covering the show this year.

View ePHOTOzine's Guide To The Photography Show 2019

Visit the Nikon stand this year featuring the award-winning
Z series mirrorless system! 

Nikon LogoThe Nikon stand will this year showcase our product line-up, including the ground-breaking new mirrorless Z series cameras and lenses, as well as Nikon’s existing range of D-SLRs and F-mount NIKKOR lenses - highlighting our commitment to offering the best of both worlds to photographers.

Central to the stand will be the Nikon School Stage, which will play host to a stellar line-up of inspirational speakers, including the current Nikon UK Ambassadors; Automotive Photographer Amy Shore, Entertainment and Wildlife Photographer Conor McDonnell and Wedding and Street photographer Ross Harvey. Each will present inspiration and insight into their current work and how their Nikon kit has extended their shooting possibilities.

Also joining the Nikon School Stage speaker line-up for 2019 will be Wildlife & Landscape Photographer George Turner, Game of Thrones Principal Stills Photographer Helen Sloan, Nikon USA Ambassador Joe McNally, Food Photographer and Blogger Donna Crous and US Wildlife Photography Pro Moose Peterson.

These inspirational speakers, along with Nikon School trainers Neil Freeman and Ricci Chera, will be on-stage throughout the show with a schedule of informative talks, on a range of photography subjects to inspire enthusiast and amateur photographers alike.

Stand: C11

For more information about the speaker schedule, please visit the TPS Website


Visit the ZEISS stand at The Photography Show for the chance to win a Batis 2/40 CF lens!

ZEISSVisit ZEISS on stand B21 at this year’s Photography Show to try out our extensive range of lenses. Whether you’re using a mirrorless or DSLR camera system, our portfolio offers a wide variety of focal lengths, in both manual and autofocus.

At The Photography Show, ZEISS will be giving away a Batis 2/40 CF lens - the newest member of the Batis family. Entry to the prize draw is free - simply submit your details via one of the iPads at the show or enter online. Winners will be selected at random from all online and show entries. The ZEISS Batis family has been specially developed for mirrorless full-frame system cameras from Sony, offering fast, quiet autofocus, protection against dust and weather, and an innovative OLED depth of field display.

There will be daily talks from ZEISS ambassadors, throughout the main show programme. On Saturday, Drew Gardner will be sharing his top tips on ‘Prime Lenses, Planning and People’, at 1pm. Lisa Beaney will show you how to get stunning portraits with just one light on Sunday at 3pm. Join Jonathan Edwards for 'Create & Explore: Travel Film' on Sunday at 11am and 'Working in Commercial and Branded Content' on Monday at 12:30.

Stand: B21

Learn more about ZEISS camera lenses on the ZEISS website


Come and meet the Olympus team and get hands-on with their latest stunning line-up of award-winning cameras and lenses - including the newest E-M1X – an all-new category of OM-D for the demanding professional.


Come and meet the Olympus team and get hands-on with their latest stunning line-up of award-winning cameras and lenses - including the newest E-M1X ? an all-new category of OM-D for the demanding professional. Building on unrivalled OM-D system mobility, the E-M1X is tougher, faster and smarter with the world’s best image stabilisation and stand out new capabilities including 50MP HiRes handheld shooting.

It’s a great opportunity to discover why every camera in the OM-D line-up is built to deliver brilliant image quality, high speed, pinpoint precision with a host of creative features. You can also take a look at our line-up of Olympus lenses including the new 16.6x zoom M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3 an ideal all-round lens for photography enthusiasts.

Don’t miss our free Clean and Check service for Olympus photographers on the stand. Be sure you check in early as this extremely popular service is available on a first come first served basis.

There’s also an exciting line up of Olympus photographers on the stand hosting free informal ’Audience With’ sessions and you can catch up with Olympus Visionaries and Ambassadors shooting and speaking live on many of the Show Stages.

Stand: D91

Check out the full Olympus schedule on the Olympus website.   


Visit SAMYANG and XEEN on Stand A50 at The Photography Show and The Video Show


Visit SAMYANG and XEEN on Stand A50 at The Photography Show and The Video Show

Samyang is a world leader in optical design and lens manufacturing. They will have an exciting array of photo and video lenses to view and test at the show, including several new models which will be given their UK or even worldwide launch!

With Samyang lenses to suit all categories, including Mirrorless cameras, DSLR, Video and the XEEN brand for professional Cinematography, you are sure to find a choice of interesting lenses which fit your style of photography or film making.

Samyang is also pleased to welcome their brand ambassador Nick Taylor to the show. Nick has great enthusiasm for his Samyang lenses and photography in general. He will be available to share his passion and creativity with you.

For over 40 years, Samyang Optics has been specialising in innovative and high-quality camera lenses which offer amazing specification, image quality and handling. They produce a wide choice of advanced interchangeable prime lenses under the Samyang brand for photo and video shooting, as well as professional cinema lenses under the XEEN brand. Samyang enables every photographer and videographer to maximise their creativity and share their unique perspective with the world.

Stand: A50

For more information, please visit the SAMYANG + XEEN UK website.   


Visit Affinity Photo at The Photography Show Live Stage

Affinity PhotoAward-winning Affinity Photo continues to push the boundaries for professional photo editing software.

Available for a one-off £48.99 with no subscription, its huge toolset is engineered for modern photography professionals. Whether you’re editing and retouching images or creating full-blown multi-layered compositions, it has all the power and performance you’ll ever need.

Chosen as Apple’s Mac App of the Year 2015, and Best Imaging Software 2016 by the Technical Image Press Association, Affinity Photo on desktop received thousands of 5-star reviews from photographers, editors, artists and retouchers around the world.

Affinity Photo for iOS, launched in 2017, was chosen by Apple as its 'iPad App Of The Year', as well as making countless end-of-year best-of lists.

Speed, power and accuracy are at the heart of Affinity Photo’s workflow, with non-destructive editing, RAW processing and end-to-end colour management as standard. Tools work in real time, so there’s no waiting to see results.

Whether you’re working on iOS, Windows or Mac, the back-end of Affinity Photo is the same. This means perfect file compatibility, including shared undo history.

Stand: H151

For more information, visit the Affinity Photo website

Enjoy the show!

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