Are you heading to The Photography Show at Birmingham's NEC, Sat 17 - Tue 20 March 2018?

If so, this newsletter will give you an insight into some of the companies exhibiting and the stands you don't want to miss!

We have information on where you can get your hands on the latest cameras, lenses, lighting gear, tripods, bags and more! 

We will be around and about covering the show this year, bringing you all the action and hot news as it happens.

Whatever you plan to do, have fun, treat yourself and make sure to log on to ePHOTOzine to read all about it!


Featured exhibitors worth checking out:

Visit Nikon's Interactive Stand This Year Featuring The Award-Winning D850!


Nikon is pleased to confirm that we will be exhibiting our product line-up and hosting a range of fantastic speakers at this year's The Photography Show. An interactive Nikon stand will showcase our award-winning products, including our ground-breaking range of D-SLR models, featuring the multi-award winning D850 and the huge range of NIKKOR lenses. Plus, the Nikon team will be on hand to give expert advice and top tips regarding the latest products.

Central to the stand will be the Nikon School stage, where a host of inspirational speakers, including the current line-up of Nikon UK Ambassadors, Richard Peters, known for his wildlife photography and back garden safari project, automotive photographer Amy Shore and Game of Thrones stills photographer Helen Sloan will give insightful talks on a range of photography topics to inspire passionate photographers. 

The stand will also play host to speakers including award-winning news photographer, Leon Neal, commercial portrait photographer Holly Wren, award-winning landscape photographer Jeremy Walker, wildlife and landscape photographer George Turner, the world’s leading polar photographer Martin Hartley, portrait, lifestyle and wedding photographer Kate Hopewell-Smith and fitness, sports and portrait photographer Tom Miles. American Ambassador and National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale will also be doing a Q&A session on the Nikon School stage following her Super Stage talk. These inspirational figures will give informative talks on a range of photography subjects to inspire enthusiastic photographers.

Stand: C11

For more information, please visit the Nikon section of the TPS website

Visit Manfrotto On Stand E41 At The Photography Show


A world leader in photographic and video accessories, Manfrotto was founded in 1972 by Lino Manfrotto and has been producing quality products since then. With an extensive product range of bags, tripods, heads, LEDs, lighting stands and more, Manfrotto has the product for you whether you are an amateur with a keen interest in photography or a professional photographer.

Based in Cassola in Northern Italy, Manfrotto are constantly evolving their product range to support everyone who takes pictures, whether that is with a smartphone, action camera, CSC or DSLR. With a focus to always support and simplify the work of photographers and producers, Manfrotto is a recognised international brand with innovative products such as the brand new BeFree Advanced Travel Tripod.

Come along to the stand at the Photography Show for expert advice, hints and tips, new products and live demonstrations throughout the day!

Stand: E41

For more information, please visit the Manfrotto website.

Visit Lowepro On Stand E31 At The Photography Show

LoweproLowepro, the trusted leader in gear protection for over 50 years, will be showcasing their most successful and popular camera bag ranges on stand E31 at The Photography Show 2018. Recently acquired by the Vitec Group who own popular brands such as Manfrotto, Lastolite, Gitzo and more recently Joby.

Visit the Lowepro stand to see the new latest edition of the Photostream range. Designed for enthusiast to pro photographers, the PhotoStream SP 200 is a lightweight and streamlined “spinner” roller bag optimised for airline travel. Armoured exterior and flexible interior provide secure, customisable storage while 4 wheels deliver 360° range of motion.

Lowepro specialises in packs and cases that are built to protect the gear you carry today. Lowepro's reputation was built on creating the best protective packs and cases for professional photographers who travel to the most extreme parts of the world. That promise of remarkable protection lives on in every product Lowepro make. So no matter what gear you carry, be confident it’s protected wherever your next adventure takes you. 

Stand: E31

For more information, please visit the Lowepro website 

Visit Lastolite On Stand E41 At The Photography Show 

LastoliteLastolite By Manfrotto produces portable, photographic lighting control equipment for use in studio and on location. Our innovative product ranges include backgrounds, softboxes, reflectors, umbrellas, diffusers, flashgun accessories and still life photography products.

The textile-based products are produced within our own manufacturing facilities here in the UK. Our strict quality standards enable us to deliver a world-class product that can withstand the repeated daily use of the most demanding image makers.

Attention to detail and a commitment to deliver groundbreaking products has led to the Lastolite By Manfrotto brand being sold worldwide. Our Research & Development team are continually improving the way our products are manufactured as well as developing new innovative products to add to our range.

Come along to the Photography Show to see these new products in action on our live stage where our ambassadors will be delivering talks and demonstrations throughout the day.

Stand: E41

For more information, please visit the Lastolite website 

Visit Joby On Stand E31 At The Photography Show 

JobyJoby, the makers of the world-famous Gorillapod, have a new line up of smart, innovative accessories that support and empower the latest mobile and imaging devices and you can get hands-on with them at this years’ Photography Show! Pop along to see the brand new Gorillapod Rig which is perfect for shooting on the go whilst mounting all the essential accessories. 

Expand your smartphone perspective with Joby’s all-encompassing family of Gorillapod tripod solutions, stands, clips and GripTight mounts. Each is stable yet versatile and perfectly portable, making them the perfect accessory for phoneographers.

Joby’s multiple award-winning tripod and mounts and the most versatile and portable tools for any photographer and any camera. Wrap your Gorillapod around a railing, perch it on a rock, or attach it to a metal surface and your camera will be stabilised, ready to capture crisp photos and shake-free video.

Stand: E31

For more information, please visit the Joby website

Visit Affinity Photo at The Photography Show Live Stage

Affinity Photo TPSAward-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 last year, 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: L1

For more information, please visit https://affinity.serif.com/photo

Visit AJ's Studio & Camera Supplies on Stand F121 at TPS 2018!

AJsCome and see the AJ's team at The Photography Show on stand F121 where you can get hands-on with the NEW Profoto A1 Studio Light and the D2 Monolight, along with a huge range of Profoto strobes, packs and light shapers.

AJ’s are a top independent supplier of quality photographic/video lighting and equipment, including:

  • Profoto
  • Broncolor
  • HiGlide
  • Orbitvu 360º Product Photography Systems
  • ShooTools Motion Slider Equipment
  • Dedolight
  • Kino Flo
  • Matthews
  • ProMediaGear
  • Tether Tools
  • …and many more!

We’re extremely excited to be launching the Improved HiGlide system (formally Bowens Hi-Glide). With this system, remove the need for lighting stands and trailing wires. The HiGlide rail system increases your shooting space and transforms your studio into an efficient working environment by utilizing wasted ceiling space.

This will be the first time the new and improved HiGlide system has been unveiled in the UK!

Visit stand F121 (beside Profoto UK) to get advice from working professionals and get hands-on with a huge range of lighting equipment and accessories. We'll also be supporting this with some amazing show offers!

Stand: F121

For more information, please visit www.aj-s.co.uk

Visit Matterport On Stand K53 For Demos Of The Pro2 & Pro2 Lite Cameras!


Matterport is an all-in-one reality capture system that creates a realistic, interactive 3D and VR experience – of any real estate listing, vacation property, a rental unit, and more. With a single scan, you get everything you need to create a competitive marketing package to offer to your clients.

Effortless, high-resolution HDR 3D photography, now with 4K resolution. You can shoot, edit, and share complete 3D walkthroughs that you can distribute across the web, print, and virtual reality. Easily output stills, video, floor plans, and 3D tours.

It’s easy to use, stitches the footage automatically, and uploads easily for you to capture stills or provide the footage for your or your client’s website. It’s an innovative, efficient addition to any of your traditional photography services that can help you score new clients in new industries.

Whether you’re looking to expand your existing photography business or begin a brand new venture, there’s a new technology that is disrupting how we see and experience the world – and how you can make money.

Come by booth K53 and get a demo of Matterport’s Pro2 and Pro2 Lite cameras.

Learn how to grow your photography business with 3D & VR technology by downloading this FREE EBOOK.

Stand: K53

To learn more about Matterport, click here

Visit Gillis London On Stand G109 To Get 15% Off The Trafalgar Handy Shoulder Camera Bag!


GILLIS LONDON will be showing three new classic camera bags within the Trafalgar collection at The Photography Show - the Handy Shoulder Camera Bag, the Street Photography Messenger Camera Bag and the Knapsack Camera Bag.

Featured here is the Handy Shoulder Camera Bag constructed from the same iconic rich brown durable vintage leather that wears well with age. The bag is beautifully handcrafted with strong bespoke antique look metal fittings.

The Handy Shoulder camera bag’s capacious main compartment accommodates the GILLIS LONDON trademark quilted padded detachable tray which comes with the unique quilted flexible dividers that protect and separate camera body and lenses.

Once the tray is removed the camera bag can be used as an everyday shoulder bag proving the bag’s multi-functional capability.

This camera bag is appropriately named - the flap can be lifted quickly to allow easy access to the camera - very handy indeed!!

A camera bag that has a security advantage by not looking like one.

Camera bag? shoulder bag? Or both!! A security advantage.

Come visit us at Stand G109 and if you quote HSC 7753, you will get 15% discount on the RRP of the Trafalgar Handy Shoulder bag.

Stand: G109

For more information, visit the Gillis London website


Enjoy the show!


The ePHOTOzine team

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