Sony Artisans Speak at PhotoPlus Expo 2014

If you’re headed to PhotoPlus Expo this week, stop by Sony Electronic Booth 519 at PhotoPlus to see all the latest gear and hear talks by Sony Artisans Andy Katz, Robert Evans, Vivienne Gucwa, Jeff Berlin, Brian Smith and our Associates Chris Burkard, Mike Yamashita and Joe Brady at the Javits Center in New York City from Thursday, October 30 – Saturday, November 1, 2014. Hope to see you there!

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Special PhotoPlus Expo Offer:
One Free sensor cleaning for Sony Alpha camera owners. Stop by Sony Booth 519 for details.

THURSDAY – OCTOBER 30, 2014

10:00-10:25am
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image

10:30-10:55am
Chris Burkard – Sony mirrorless…Changing the landscape

11:00-11:25am
Joe Brady – Great Landscape Photographs rarely just happen; tips that can help you get a great image!

11:30-11:55am
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

12:00-12:25pm
Andy Katz – Less is more: Creating great images from Sony’s compact cameras’

12:30-12:55pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

1:00-1:25pm
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

1:30-1:55pm
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image

2:00-2:25pm
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

2:30-2:55pm
Chris Burkard – Sony mirrorless…Changing the landscape

3:00-3:25pm
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

3:30-3:55pm
Andy Katz – Less is more: Creating great images from Sony’s compact cameras

4:00-4:25pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

4:30-4:55pm
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image

FRIDAY – OCTOBER 31, 2014

10:00-10:25am
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

10:30-10:55am
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image

11:00-11:25am
Chris Burkard – Sony mirrorless…Changing the landscape 

11:30-11:55am
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

12:00-12:25pm
Mike Yamashita – The Heart of the Silk Road

12:30-12:55pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

1:00-1:25pm
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

1:30-1:55pm
Andy Katz – Less is more: Creating great images from Sony’s compact cameras


2:00-4:00pm ‘Portraits on Location: Capturing Personality and Place’ – Brian Smith
Track: Lighting
Location: 1E08

Great environmental portraits capture both personality and place. Miami celebrity portrait photographer Brian Smith has spent the past 30 years photographing noteworthy and notorious celebrities in the locations where they live, work and play. He’ll show how he photographs subjects on location so that the environment adds another dimension to the shoot, with examples of how he approaches location shoots whether it’s a large production with a famous subject or an individual he encounters on the street while traveling. Smith will also discuss location lighting and offer tips on selecting the best setting to add visual interest to your photographs.


2:00-2:25pm
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

2:30-2:55pm
Chris Burkard – Sony mirrorless…Changing the landscape. 

3:00-3:25pm
Mike Yamishita – The Heart of the Silk Road

3:30-3:55pm
Andy Katz – Less is more: Creating great images from Sony’s compact cameras

4:00-4:25pm
Joe Brady – Great Landscape Photographs rarely just happen; tips that can help you get a great image!

4:30-4:55pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

4:30-5:00pm
Brian Smith Booksigning at PhotoPlus Booth 773

SATURDAY – NOVEMBER 1, 2014

10:00-10:25am
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras


10:15am – 12:15pm ‘Top Ten Secrets to Great Travel Photography’ – Andy Katz
Track: Genres
Location: 1E07

In this visually stunning presentation, Andy Katz will show you how to use available light in your travels to produce breathtaking images. Learn how to find the best light in any environment, what to look for and what to avoid, and how to choose the best places and times to shoot. Katz will also discuss the best ways to approach subjects. Finally, he’ll share his top ten secrets for getting powerful travel photos every time. This session is ideal for those looking to take their travel photos from good to great or from great to extraordinary.


10:30-10:55am
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

11:00-11:25am
Mike Yamashita – The Heart of the Silk Road

11:30-11:55am
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

12:00-12:25pm
Robert Evans – Sony Cameras Makes Me a better Wedding Photographer

12:30-12:55pm
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image

1:00-1:25pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

1:30-1:55pm
Vivienne Gucwa – Traveling with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

2:00-2:25pm
Andy Katz – Less is more: Creating great images from Sony’s compact cameras

2:30-2:55pm
Mike Yamashita – The Heart of the Silk Road

3:00-3:25pm
Jeff Berlin – The Sony a7S – World-class still image quality and professional video in one compact device

3:30-3:55pm
Brian Smith – Quick Tips & Tricks to Improve Your Image


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