Product days and technique seminars across the country announced.

Calumet has revealed an extensive schedule of nationwide seminars and events for the coming three months.

Ranging from a Canon and Profoto product day through to a ?glamour? photography workshop with Emma Delves Broughton.

The events and seminars will be taking place across the country, and for full information see details below.

Press Release

Events & Seminars April, May, June ?08

Canon & Profoto Product Day with Calumet Photographic

A Canon rep will be in-store for a one-day product demonstration of their high performancerange of DSLRs including the new EOS 40D and EOS 1Ds MkIII.

Canon will also have their award winning Pixma Pro printers on display. Each printer in the PIXMA range produces high quality and high-speed prints. There may be the opportunity to take advantage of direct printing, so come along and test out their latest technologies.

Profoto will be demonstrating their market leading generators and you will have the opportunity to see their extensive light shaping range.

23rd April Calumet Nottingham
6th May Calumet Birmingham
14th May Calumet Drummond Street
27th May Calumet Liverpool
29th May Calumet Glasgow

Time: 10am ? 4pm Price: FREE

?Glamour? Photography Seminar by Emma Delves Broughton

Come along to Calumet on Thursday 17th April and gain inspiration and an insight into the world of glamour photography. Emma works within the world of portraiture, fetish, fashion and beauty, and her work has been published in a wide variety of magazines such as Loaded, Maxim, GQ, Front, Kerrang, Skin Two, Marquis, and photo titles including British Journal of Photography, Practical Photography, Amateur Photographer and Professional Photographer as well nation al newspapers.

Her talk will cover:
? Introduction & Influences
? Models, Make up & posing
? A collection of images
? Questions & Answers

This is an excellent talk for every keen photographer from the novice to experienced imagemaker. Emma knows glamour photography and reveals some of her techniques in easy to understand terms. Her images are brilliant, well-crafted examples of some of the most beautiful models photographed. If you?re interested in glamour photography this talk is a must!

Signed copies of her first book ?kinky couture? will also be available to buy on the day for only £15.00

When: Thursday 17th April
Where: Calumet Drummond Street
Time: 10am ? 12.30pm
Price: £15.00 inc. VAT
Sku: ZSMDRU0031

Printing Seminar with Jonathan Briggs

Jonathan Briggs has worked across the photography and graphics industries for over ten years with experience gained in the commercial photography, design, publishing and training fields. Now an independent consultant to major manufacturers including Epson, Apple, Adobe and Canon, Jonathan is known for his practical and down to earth approach that gives users real-world knowledge that can be easily applied to everyone’s digital learning.

This printing seminar provides expert guidance on the fundamentals of image capture,
processing and print workflow.

? The colour environment
? The captured image
? Moving into Photoshop
? File preparation
? The print process

There will be opportunities for hands-on testing, troubleshooting, and printing sample images and a Q&A session.

Dates & Venues:
? Thursday 1st May Liverpool ZSMLIV0009
? Tuesday 6th May Drummond Street ZSMDRU0032
? Thursday 8th May Birmingham ZSMBIR0019
? Monday 12th May Nottingham ZSMNOT0010
? Thursday 15th May Manchester ZSMMA20022
? Tuesday 20th May Ellersley House, Edinburgh ZSMEDI0013
? Friday 23rd May Dunadry Hotel, Belfast ZSMBEL0012
? Tuesday 2nd June Bristol ZSMBRI0004

Time: 10.00am ? 4.00pm
Price: £40 Inc vat
Advanced booking is required

Perfect Portraiture Demo Day

Calumet has worked together with four of its suppliers to produce the ideal solution to portrait studio workflow management. We will be holding a FREE one day event where pre-registered visitors will be able to receive instruction on the whole portraiture process as demonstrated in a working studio set up.

Fuji will demonstrate their ?Green box? solution to colour management and will have their award winning FUJI S5 Pro Digital SLR camera in use in the studio area.

Sigma will provide lenses for use on the FUJI D SLR camera that are ideal for portraiture. They will also have a set of the most popular lenses from the SIGMA DC & DG ranges available for demonstration as well as their flashguns and their new SIGMA DP1 14 megapixel compact digital camera

JP Distribution, the agents for brands such as Mamiya, Lastolite, Sekonic will be setting up a studio backdrop and lighting package for the live demonstrations.

And Epson will be producing images taken on the day on their latest high quality long life image ink jet printers.

In between the morning and afternoon demonstrations there will be some opportunity, under supervision, for visitors to take a few portrait shots of the models to see just how expert control can help in achieving the ?perfect portrait?.

As if that was not enough there will also be special on the day offers. With so much to see and do can you seriously afford to miss out?

? Wednesday 23rd April Liverpool
? Monday 28th April Drummond Street
? Thursday 1st May Birmingham
? Thursday 12th May Manchester

Time: 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm Price: FREE

To register for this event please email: indicating your preference of event date and time and location. Due to the anticipated high demand and the capacity of the venues we may have to disappoint those who don?t register quickly.