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Park Cameras Wildlife Day - 21st September 2019



Take Photos of Birds of Prey & Smaller Animals too!

Park Cameras Wildlife Day 2019

Once again, we’re delighted to be joined by our friends from Sky Birds of Prey who will have a wide-range of Birds of Prey for you to photograph and test out any new cameras or lenses you might be interested. Their expert team come with a wealth of knowledge about Birds of Prey, so if you’ve got any burning questions, this is a fantastic chance to get them answered.

In addition to this, nature imaging experts Wild Arena will be on-hand with a range of small animals that you get up-close and personal to. This is a fantastic way to test out your macro skills and get some great images to take home with you, plus learn some tips and tricks from their highly trained team.

Sky Birds of Prey

14:00 - 14:30

Sky Birds of Prey: Flying Display

16:00 - 17:00

Sky Birds of Prey: Meet & Greet


Free Seminars from Top Wildlife Photographers

At Park Cameras we are always keen to help our customers get the very best out of their passion for photography. At the Wildlife Day, this will be no different, as we’ll be holding a range of free seminars for you to take advantage of from experts in their field including professional photographers Andrew Parkinson, David Southard, Janet Southard, Paul Hackett, Geraint Radford to name just a few!

Paul Hackett Seminar

Paul Hackett

10:40 - 11:40

Micro Four Thirds - Shooting Wildlife Through A Lens

14:40 - 15:40

Micro Four Thirds - Shooting Wildlife Through A Lens

 

Adventures with Finnish Brown Bears

David Southard

9:30 - 10:30

Adventures with Finnish Brown Bears

14:45 - 15:45

Adventures with Finnish Brown Bears

 

Nature in your Garden

Janet Southard

11:00 - 12:00

Nature in your Garden

 

Andy Parkinson Seminar

Andy Parkinson

09:20

British Wildlife through the Seasons

12:40 - 13:40

Using just one camera and one lens

 

Photographing the Macro World; with Geraint Radford

Geraint Radford

9:15 - 10:15

Photographing the Macro World

13:00 - 14:00

Photographing the Macro World

 


Get hands-on with the latest photographic equipment

Get hands on with the latest products from Canon

Get hands on with the latest products from Canon

Canon will be situated outside our store in close proximity to the range of birds on display, allowing you to test out their range of telephoto L-series lenses designed not only to produce the sharpest, clearest pictures, but also to withstand the rigours of life in the kitbag of a wildlife photographer or enthusiast.

In addition to this, you’ll be able to get hands-on with the latest additions to the range of Canon cameras, as we’ll have the brand new EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II - ideal for getting close to nature and capturing fast-moving subjects. If you’re an existing Canon user, why not bring along your lenses and try them out with these exiting new additions to the photo market?

If that wasn't enough, we'll also have the full range of DSLR and mirrorless cameras available for you to put through their paces including the EOS M50, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS-1D X Mark II and EOS R – plus benefit from some exclusive special offers! A technical expert from Canon will be on-hand throughout the day to help you find the best product and answer any niggling technical questions.

For those attending on the day, you’ll also be able to get hands on with a selection of Canon’s binoculars featuring their renowned Powered Optical Image Stabilizer which counteract unwanted movement for superbly steady and comfortable viewing.

DON’T FORGET! Bring your camera along with an SD card, and Canon will show you how you can take complete control of your images by printing one of your images up to A3 size for FREE using their PIXMA professional photo printer range. .

Experience the latest products from Nikon

Get hands on with the latest products from Olympus

Join us at our Wildlife Day, and get up-close and personal with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X – allowing you to catch the exact moment with high image quality, and a durable, weather sealed body allowing you to take on scene without a worry.

You’ll also be able to get hands-on with the complete OM-D line up of cameras, as well as a range of Olympus’ lenses, including the powerful new 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens. If you already own an Olympus camera, why not bring it along, and test the lens out for yourself, using the fantastic range of birds of prey as your test subjects.

If you’re interested in capturing wildlife underwater, then you’ll also be able to get hands-on with the new TOUGH TG-6, allowing you to dive in head first and come closer to your subjects than ever before with ‘Microscope Mode’.

If this wasn’t enough, professional wildlife macro photographer Geraint Radford will also be on the Park Cameras stand demonstrating how you can get some excellent shots using the OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

Expand your photographic potential with Sony

Be a part of nature with Nikon

If you're passionate about photographing the beauty of the natural world, you'll need a camera and lens combination that brings you close enough to capture every detail from a safe distance.

At the Wildlife Day, we’ll have a technical expert from Nikon UK who will help you choose the perfect gear you need to perform such a task, plus get hands on the amazing Z 7 and Z 6. If you’re already a Nikon user, why not bring your existing lenses, and test them out on these superb mirrorless cameras to see how they perform.

In addition to this, you’ll be able to get closer to nature by trying out the Prostaff and Monarch ranges of binoculars from Nikon. Whether you’re stargazing, birdwatching or just taking in the incredible beauty of wildlife, these binoculars help you explore the earth and skies above in stunning detail and clarity. Speak to the experts on the day to help find the perfect pair for your needs.

If that wasn’t enough, you’ll be able to roost with eagles using the Coolpix P1000 with the amazing power of its 125x optical zoom to help you get up close to nature, as well as capture the finest details for macro photography.

Capture the action with Cameras and Lenses from Panasonic

Capture the action with Cameras and Lenses from Panasonic

At our Wildlife Day, join technical experts from Panasonic UK, who’ll be showcasing their range of Mirrorless cameras and lenses, including a ‘nature photographers best friend’; the LUMIX G9.

In addition to this, Panasonic will have their range of Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras and lenses available for you to get hands on with and try out for yourself; the LUMIX S1 and S1R. Test out the high-speed, high-precision focus that these cameras are able to deliver, and learn more about their advanced processing technology that can recognise not only human bodies but also a variety of animals, and the high-performance tracking system helps maintain focus on your subject.

For those looking to capture wildlife in a slightly more compact fashion, you’ll also be able to get hands-on with the high-performance LUMIX FZ1000 II, featuring a 1-inch sensor and 16x Optical Zoom LEICA lens.

Get hands on with the latest products from Olympus

Print your photos with Epson

Have you ever wanted to print your own images? Well now you can! Epson will be at Park Cameras at the Wildlife day demonstrating how you can print your images in the comfort of your own home. With their amazing range of Surecolor A3 / A2 printers, full of the latest cutting-edge technology you can produce amazing prints right from your own home - ideal for amateur and semi-professional photographers

Why not bring one of your favourite photos with you to the Wildlife Day on a USB Stick or SD card and Epson will show you the quality of their printers by printing off your image at A3 size while you wait for you to take away and keep - all for FREE!

Unleash your creativity with a wide-range of lenses from Tamron

Find the perfect pair of binoculars or camera support with Vanguard

Upon visiting the Park Cameras Wildlife Day, you’ll be able to get hands-on with the wide range of award-winning bags from Vanguard. Designed of offer not only style but also functionality, you’ll be able to try out the Alta collection for whatever system you use, whether it’s a DSLR or Mirrorless camera to find something that suits your needs.

In addition to this, Vanguard will also have a range of tripods to try out, suitable to every style of photography. Feel free to bring your camera gear along on the day, and get expert advice to find the perfect product for you.

If that wasn’t enough, you can also try out the Vanguard range of binoculars. Built to last a lifetime, they’re ideal for birders, sports fans, and naturalist’s alike.

Find the perfect pair of binoculars or camera support with Vanguard

Tenba

For over 40 years Tenba have held a clear vision; to design the most uncompromising, functional bags for photographers and filmmakers worldwide.

Join us at Wildlife Day to see Tenbas’s range of bags such as the Solstice for lightweight carrying and speed so you can get to your gear for that perfect shot, and the Skyline and Tools collection that provide functional options for a range of kit.

Keep steady with Benro

Keep steady with Benro

Join us at the Wildlife Day, and try out a wide-range of Tripods from Benro. Whether you are waiting patiently for a kingfisher close-up or stalking woodland creatures through the forest… you need the right gear! With a perfect mix of strength, durability and flexibility Benro provide solutions to all shooting situations.

Technical experts will be on hand to show you the range and make sure you get the perfect tool for the job. Bring your camera and lens along and see how it feels on a range of different tripods.

Find the perfect pair of binoculars or camera support with Vanguard

Expand your photographic potential with Sony

Join us on Saturday 21st September and get expert advice from a technical expert from Sony UK. They’ll be available throughout the day to answer any questions you may have and show you their fantastic range of equipment, and how it can be used to expand your photographic potential in the wild.

You’ll be able to get hands-on with award-winning cameras such as the a7 III a7R III and RX10 IV, as well as the brand new a7R IV, featuring an amazing 61MP, fast autofocus, silent shooting, and a shooting speed of up to 10fps.

In addition to this, you’ll be able to have a play with the flagship a9, which now has a range of enhancements by way of firmware updates, including ‘Real-time Eye AF’ and ‘Real-time Tracking’ for object tracking.

You’ll also be able to test out a wide-range of Sony lenses, suitable for a variety of different genres of photography.

Get hands on with Pentax and Ricoh

Get hands on with Pentax and Ricoh

Visit Park Cameras in Burgess Hill on Saturday 21st September, where a technical expert from Pentax and Ricoh will be on-hand to provide help and assistance on their range of cameras and binoculars.

Get hands-on with the rugged, full-frame Pentax K-1 Mark II, as well as the range of high-performance lenses designed to compliment this DSLR, complete with water and dust protection.

If you’re looking to capture your memories in harsh conditions, you’ll also be able to get hands-on with the RICOH WG-6, which cuts no corners when it comes to outdoor use with a tough body, capable of going up to 20 metres underwater, and operating in -10°C conditions. Speak to the expert from Ricoh on the day who’ll be able to share their knowledge and expertise.

Manfrotto – designed to meet the needs of every photographer

Manfrotto – designed to meet the needs of every photographer

Manfrotto tripods are designed to meet the needs of every photographer. Whether you are waiting patiently for a kingfisher close-up or stalking woodland creatures through the forest… you need the right gear! All Manfrotto tripods, monopods and heads combine high quality materials, technological expertise, and innovation with superior Italian design. Their range of photo tripods and heads feature differing payloads, lightness and characteristics offering a wide range of combinations, so you're sure to find the kit that suits your needs best.

Join us in our Burgess Hill store on Saturday 21st September where a product expert will be available throughout the day to help you find the perfect product for your requirements. Visit the interactive stand within the store hosted by nature imaging experts Wild Arena, where you can see how a range of Manfrotto products can be put to use in a real-world situation.

See the detail with Sigma

Join us in store on Saturday 21st September where a technical expert from Sigma UK will be on-hand showcasing the current line-up of lenses that are ideal for capturing wildlife.

On the day, why not bring your camera along and try out the state-of-the-art 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary or the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary lenses? With guidance from Sigma, you’ll be able to test out these lenses using the birds of prey that will be on-display throughout the day, to get a better idea as to how these lenses handle in ‘real-world’ situation.

If this wasn’t enough, we’ll also have some special offers to take advantage of on Sigma lenses for those visiting on the day!


Exclusive Wildlife Day Offers

Save up to £500 on Cameras

Save up to £300 on Lenses

Save £50 on selected Tripods

Save up to £50 on Accessories


What's it like on the day?

Not been to a Park Cameras Wildlife Day before? Worry not! Take a look at the short video and report below to get a feel of the day from 2018!