The Press Photographeru2019s Year competition, sponsored by Canon, is to hold an expo day at the National Theatre on June 22nd.

The Press Photographer?s Year competition, sponsored by Canon, is to hold an expo day at the National Theatre on June 22nd.

The expo will be based around slideshow and multimedia presentations that will explore press photography?s past, present and future.

The full programme will be announced in May, but speakers will include: Tom Stoddart; award winning photojournalist, Roger Hutchings; chairman of this year?s The Press Photographer?s Year jury, Sean Smith; winner of the ?Photograph of the Year? in both 2006 and 2007, and The Guardians Dan Chung; one of the driving forces behind what the exploration of what ?new media? has to offer the stills photographer.

Canon?s Pro Division team will also be on hand to offer technical advice and tips with an impressive hands-on display of all of their latest professional imaging equipment.

Tickets are priced at £20 (£10 concessions) and are obtainable from the National Theatre directly on 020 7452 3000 or from the website at www.nationaltheatre.org.uk.

What Digital Camera readers will have the chance to win one of ten pairs in the June issue. Grab the mag from Friday 18th May to find out more?

(image copyright Nils Jorgensen 2006)