Events at Park Cameras

Throughout the year, Park Cameras hold and attend a range of events. These events are held at our stores in Central London, Burgess Hill (West Sussex) and on the road! Keep a note of this page for all future events in 2018!

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April 2018

Free Microbite Photography Workshops

Thursday 19th April
11:30 - 12:30pm Get Out Of Auto
1:00 - 3:00pm Understanding Light
3:30 - 4:30pm Choosing the right lens
Park Cameras, London

This is your chance to get some free training from Park Cameras in Rathbone Place, London.

Maybe you've purchased a new camera recently and want to get to grips or maybe you've been taking photos in AUTO mode for years and now you want to take control...that's what Microbite Workshops are all about!

For more information and to book click here!

Get hands on the latest products
with Canon

Friday 20th April
10:00 - 16:00
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

Visit our store in Burgess Hill, West Sussex on 20th April and experience the latest range of Canon cameras and lenses and accessories.

You’ll be able to get hands on with full-frame Digital SLRs including the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II, and learn which lenses would suit your photography, whether it be shooting portraits, wildlife, sport or landscapes from a technical expert from Canon UK. Purchase a Canon L-series lens before the end of February, and you’ll also benefit from Canon’s 3-year warranty.

If this wasn’t enough, visiting us on the day will also give you the opportunity to discover Canon’s range of Mirrorless Cameras, allowing you to take a camera almost anywhere with their compact design, whilst still allowing you to be creative with lenses.

No booking is required – simply pop into the store on the day!

Get hands on the latest products
with Canon

Saturday 21st April
10:00 - 16:00
Park Cameras, London

Visit our store in Rathbone Place, London on 21st April and experience the latest range of Canon cameras and lenses and accessories.

You’ll be able to get hands on with full-frame Digital SLRs including the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II, and learn which lenses would suit your photography, whether it be shooting portraits, wildlife, sport or landscapes from a technical expert from Canon UK. Purchase a Canon L-series lens before the end of February, and you’ll also benefit from Canon’s 3-year warranty.

If this wasn’t enough, visiting us on the day will also give you the opportunity to discover Canon’s range of Mirrorless Cameras, allowing you to take a camera almost anywhere with their compact design, whilst still allowing you to be creative with lenses.

No booking is required – simply pop into the store on the day!

Want to try your hand at Bird Photography?
FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 21st April
9:30am - 12:30pm
Millers Wood, Handcross
£69

Want to learn how to get more out of your camera and take some amazing images of Britains Birds at the same time?

In this 3 hour course, you can expect to see a variety of Britains native woodland birds. Making the most of purpose-built hides you will get right up close to the action. There's no guarantee on particular species but some of the varieties you may see are;

  • Blue Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Robin
  • Siskin

Although we obviously can't promise particular birds, instructor John will ensure you leave with amazing images utilising his skills and many years experience.

For more information about this fascinating course click here!

Free Microbite Photography Workshops

Saturday 21st April
10:00 - 11:00 Get Out Of Auto
11:30 - 12:30 Understanding Light
13:00 - 14:00 Choosing the right lens
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

This is your chance to get some free training from Park Cameras in Burgess Hill.

Maybe you've purchased a new camera recently and want to get to grips or maybe you've been taking photos in AUTO mode for years and now you want to take control...that's what Microbite Workshops are all about!

For more information and to book click here!

Product & Still Life
with John Clements

Tuesday 24th April
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

No matter the reason - for business use or pleasure - product and still-life photography is far more than just ‘point and shoot’, but actually very creative and incredibly rewarding.

So join us for one of the most enlightening and inspiring lighting workshops as John shares his experience to take us through step-by-step, the ways to create eye-catching images.

Shooting table top and similarly sized subjects, we use both studio lighting and Speedlites, to explore the stages tackling subjects made from plastics, glass, metals and other materials.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Canon EOS Roadshow 2018
10:00am Seminar talk on Full Frame

Tuesday 24th April
10:00 - 11:00am
Park Cameras, London

Join Canon on their annual roadshow as they set up in Park Cameras, London store.
This particular event will focus on architecture photography in London and will be split into 3 sections:

10:00 - 11:00am: Seminar on Full Frame
11:30 - 12:30pm: Seminar on Eos Mirrorless
1:30 - 4:30pm: Hands on Architecture Workshop

You can join all 3 sessions or just 1. All places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please make sure that if you want to attend all 3 sessions that you get a ticket for each individual session as numbers are restricted.

During the day there will be the option to try out Canon's "L" series lenses and get hands on with our brand-new 4k EOS M50 mirrorless camera.

Professional Photographer David Clapp will be in-store ready to give seminar talks and lead the workshop around London. There are only 20 spaces available for each session so make sure you book early and avoid disappointment

To read more and book your place click here!

Canon EOS Roadshow 2018
11:30am Seminar talk on Eos Mirrorless

Tuesday 24th April
11:30 - 12:30pm
Park Cameras, London

Join Canon on their annual roadshow as they set up in Park Cameras, London store.
This particular event will focus on architecture photography in London and will be split into 3 sections:

10:00 - 11:00am: Seminar on Full Frame
11:30 - 12:30pm: Seminar on Eos Mirrorless
1:30 - 4:30pm: Hands on Architecture Workshop

You can join all 3 sessions or just 1. All places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please make sure that if you want to attend all 3 sessions that you get a ticket for each individual session as numbers are restricted.

During the day there will be the option to try out Canon's "L" series lenses and get hands on with our brand-new 4k EOS M50 mirrorless camera.

Professional Photographer David Clapp will be in-store ready to give seminar talks and lead the workshop around London. There are only 20 spaces available for each session so make sure you book early and avoid disappointment

To read more and book your place click here!

Canon EOS Roadshow 2018
11:30am Hands-on Architecture Workshop

Tuesday 24th April
1:30 - 4:30pm
Park Cameras, London

Join Canon on their annual roadshow as they set up in Park Cameras, London store.
This particular event will focus on architecture photography in London and will be split into 3 sections:

You can join all 3 sessions or just 1. All places are allocated on a first come first served basis. Please make sure that if you want to attend all 3 sessions that you get a ticket for each individual session as numbers are restricted.

10:00 - 11:00am: Seminar on Full Frame
11:30 - 12:30pm: Seminar on Eos Mirrorless
1:30 - 4:30pm: Hands on Architecture Workshop

During the day there will be the option to try out Canon's "L" series lenses and get hands on with our brand-new 4k EOS M50 mirrorless camera.

Professional Photographer David Clapp will be in-store ready to give seminar talks and lead the workshop around London. There are only 20 spaces available for each session so make sure you book early and avoid disappointment

To read more and book your place click here!

Stay sharp with Sigma Cine Lenses

Thursday 26th April
1:30 - 5:00pm
Park Cameras, London

Do you want to take your videography to the next level?
Now is your chance to stand out from the crowd with the uncompromising, high resolution cine lenses from Japanese sharp-shooters, SIGMA.

Sigma's technical expert will be visiting our London store in Rathbone Place for your chance to try out their first class T2 and T1.5 prime and zoom lenses.

Featuring the finest design, precise manufacturing and scrutinous inspection procedures, these are SIGMA's greatest ever lenses for videographers that demand more from their equipment. Compatible with both Full Frame and Super 35, these outstanding lenses are availble to fit most popular mounts.

Come down between 1:30 and 5pm for your chance to ask questions and try out these stunning optics on your own camera and see the difference that quality glass will make

No booking is required, just drop into our London store on the day!

Not local to London? Check out the Sigma Cine Lens lineup here

Olympus Camera Clinic
Firmware Update

Friday 27th April
10:00 - 16:30pm
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

Visit our store in York Road, Burgess Hill, on 27th April and experience the latest range of Olympus cameras, lenses and accessories. You’ll be able to get hands on their amazing OM-D and PEN ranges including the OM-D EM5 MkII and the stylish PEN E-PL9, and learn which lenses would suit your photography, whether it be shooting portraits, wildlife, sport or landscapes from a technical expert from the Olympus team.

E-M1 mkII

If you own an Olympus, OM-D E-M1 II then bring it down in to the store for a free software update!

No booking is required – simply pop into the store on the day!

Get hands on the latest products
with Canon

Friday 27th April
10:00 - 16:00
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

Visit our store in Burgess Hill, West Sussex on 27th April and experience the latest range of Canon cameras and lenses and accessories.

You’ll be able to get hands on with full-frame Digital SLRs including the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II, and learn which lenses would suit your photography, whether it be shooting portraits, wildlife, sport or landscapes from a technical expert from Canon UK. Purchase a Canon L-series lens before the end of February, and you’ll also benefit from Canon’s 3-year warranty.

If this wasn’t enough, visiting us on the day will also give you the opportunity to discover Canon’s range of Mirrorless Cameras, allowing you to take a camera almost anywhere with their compact design, whilst still allowing you to be creative with lenses.

No booking is required – simply pop into the store on the day!

Lighting Studio
with John Clements

Saturday 28th April
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

The 'Lighting Studio' workshop is an amazing studio lighting course and always very well received. For the beginner to the pro, it is packed with really useful content, way beyond what people usually expect.

Do you wish to learn about studio lighting step - by step, from the basics to much higher levels? And in the shortest time? This day is designed to do just that.

Inspiring and informative, this is a fun event, with constantly positive feedback received.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Get hands on the latest products
with Canon

Saturday 28th April
10:00 - 16:00
Park Cameras, London

Visit our store in Rathbone Place, London on 28th April and experience the latest range of Canon cameras and lenses and accessories.

You’ll be able to get hands on with full-frame Digital SLRs including the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 6D Mark II, and learn which lenses would suit your photography, whether it be shooting portraits, wildlife, sport or landscapes from a technical expert from Canon UK. Purchase a Canon L-series lens before the end of February, and you’ll also benefit from Canon’s 3-year warranty.

If this wasn’t enough, visiting us on the day will also give you the opportunity to discover Canon’s range of Mirrorless Cameras, allowing you to take a camera almost anywhere with their compact design, whilst still allowing you to be creative with lenses.

No booking is required – simply pop into the store on the day!

May 2018

Getting to grips with the Nikon D850

Tuesday 8th May
1:00 - 4:00pm
£59.00
Park Cameras, London

Have you bought a Nikon D850 and want to get the most out of it?

This course is richly illustrated with example images shot with the D850 together with detailed drill-down sequences of menu options.

Our resident professional photographer who has been using the D850 since launch and now runs two D850 bodies will be available to answer whatever questions you may have and assist with settings etc.

Click here to learn what topics are covered and book your place!

Lighting Studio
with John Clements

Wednesday 9th May
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

The 'Lighting Studio' workshop is an amazing studio lighting course and always very well received. For the beginner to the pro, it is packed with really useful content, way beyond what people usually expect.

Do you wish to learn about studio lighting step - by step, from the basics to much higher levels? And in the shortest time? This day is designed to do just that.

Inspiring and informative, this is a fun event, with constantly positive feedback received.

To read more and book your place, click here!

The Newborn Photography Show
with Sony

14th & 15th May
10:00 - 4:00pm
Stands 29-30
The Newborn Photography Show, Coventry

New to Newborns?! Read on...

Established in 2013, the Newborn Photography Show is the first of it's kind, specialising in this unique photographic niche.

Set over two days, the venue will be packed full of suppliers, stands and seminars; all of which will be experts in Newborn, Maternity & Child Photography. This is a chance to boost your skills, see all the latest equipment and learn even more tips and tricks to take your work to the next level.

Of course, Park Cameras will be attending and this year, we are sharing a stand with event sponsors Sony. Located on stands 29-30, come see us for all the best deals and show offers, we'd be glad to help.

To view the show timetable and see what's on offer click here

Tickets are completely free, get yours here!

Sony In-store Demo Day

Friday 18th May
10:00 - 14:00
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

Visit our Burgess Hill store in West Sussex on the 18th May for a chance to try out the very latest cameras and lenses from imaging giant Sony.

On the day you can ask questions and test out the brand new A7 III for yourself.
Whether you are wanting to switch to mirrorless or expand your current kit, this is the perfect chance to learn more!

No booking is required, just drop into the store.

Want to try your hand at Bird Photography?

Saturday 19th May
9:00am - 12:00pm
or 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Millers Wood, Handcross
£69

Want to learn how to get more out of your camera and take some amazing images of Britains Birds at the same time?

In this 3 hour course, you can expect to see a variety of Britains native woodland birds. Making the most of purpose-built hides you will get right up close to the action. There's no guarantee on particular species but some of the varieties you may see are;

  • Blue Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Robin
  • Siskin

Although we obviously can't promise particular birds, instructor John will ensure you leave with amazing images utilising his skills and many years experience.

For more information about this fascinating course click here!

Leica Taster Day shooting Fashion & Portrait
with Arteh Odjidja

£20
Saturday 19th May
10:00am - 15:00pm
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

For aspiring owners, this experiential hands-on workshop offers the unique opportunity to discover the Leica range; including the iconic M rangefinder and ground-breaking SL system.

Designed for non-owners and Leica customers looking to expand their system, the workshop will begin with a Leica ambassador demonstrating the cameras’ abilities as well as an introduction to the basics of the rangefinder photography.

The workshop will include practical time in our private studio, shooting the ambassador’s speciality; fashion and portrait photography.

To read more and book your place, click here!

June 2018

Leica Taster Day shooting Street Photography
with Robin Sinha

£20
Friday 1st June
10:00am - 14:00pm
Park Cameras, London

For aspiring owners, this experiential hands-on workshop offers the unique opportunity to discover the Leica range; including the iconic M rangefinder and ground-breaking SL system.

Designed for non-owners and Leica customers looking to expand their system, the workshop will begin with a Leica ambassador demonstrating the cameras’ abilities as well as an introduction to the basics of the rangefinder photography.

The workshop will include practical time outdoors, shooting quintessential Leica street photography, followed by a review of the results; and will conclude with a Q&A session.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Art Nude Workshop
with John Clements

Saturday 2nd June
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

Do you want to learn more about Art Nude Photography, or perhaps try this style for the first time and don't know where to start? Come and learn what it takes to master the nuances of this genre with pro photographer John Clements

Lighting quality and character are as we know, the key to creating the best image. Art nude photography is one of the oldest and most established genres that creative and considerate lighting only enhances.

With clear indications of the best like shaping tools, their placement, planning a session, composition and more, this is a comprehensive workshop on this wonderful subject.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Want to try your hand at Bird Photography?

Friday 8th June
9:00am - 12:00pm
or 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Millers Wood, Handcross
£69

Want to learn how to get more out of your camera and take some amazing images of Britains Birds at the same time?

In this 3 hour course, you can expect to see a variety of Britains native woodland birds. Making the most of purpose-built hides you will get right up close to the action. There's no guarantee on particular species but some of the varieties you may see are;

  • Blue Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Robin
  • Siskin

Although we obviously can't promise particular birds, instructor John will ensure you leave with amazing images utilising his skills and many years experience.

For more information about this fascinating course click here!

Flashes of Inspiration
with John Clements

Saturday 9th June
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, London

This ‘Flashes Of Inspiration’ workshop can simply take years off of the flash photography learning curve.

It has already helped countless photographers of all levels over many years, always updated to keep it current.

A great foundation course for flash. It draws on Johns hard to match professional experience.of shooting with portable flash.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Lighting Studio
with John Clements

Wednesday 20th June
10:30 - 16:30
£119
Park Cameras, Burgess Hill

The 'Lighting Studio' workshop is an amazing studio lighting course and always very well received. For the beginner to the pro, it is packed with really useful content, way beyond what people usually expect.

Do you wish to learn about studio lighting step - by step, from the basics to much higher levels? And in the shortest time? This day is designed to do just that.

Inspiring and informative, this is a fun event, with constantly positive feedback received.

To read more and book your place, click here!

Getting to grips with the Nikon D850

Wednesday 27th June
1:00 - 4:00pm
£59.00
Park Cameras, London

Have you bought a Nikon D850 and want to get the most out of it?

This course is richly illustrated with example images shot with the D850 together with detailed drill-down sequences of menu options.

Our resident professional photographer who has been using the D850 since launch and now runs two D850 bodies will be available to answer whatever questions you may have and assist with settings etc.

Click here to learn what topics are covered and book your place!

July 2018

Sony In-store Demo Day

Tuesday 3rd July
10:00 - 14:00
Park Cameras, London

Visit our London store in Rathbone Place on the 3rd July for a chance to try out the very latest cameras and lenses from imaging giant Sony.

On the day you can ask questions and test out the brand new A7 III for yourself.
Whether you are wanting to switch to mirrorless or expand your current kit, this is the perfect chance to learn more!

No booking is required, just drop into the store.

Want to try your hand at Bird Photography?

Wednesday 4th July
9:00am - 12:00pm
or 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Millers Wood, Handcross
£69

Want to learn how to get more out of your camera and take some amazing images of Britains Birds at the same time?

In this 3 hour course, you can expect to see a variety of Britains native woodland birds. Making the most of purpose-built hides you will get right up close to the action. There's no guarantee on particular species but some of the varieties you may see are;

  • Blue Tit
  • Coal Tit
  • Great Tit
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Robin
  • Siskin

Although we obviously can't promise particular birds, instructor John will ensure you leave with amazing images utilising his skills and many years experience.

For more information about this fascinating course click here!