Indulge in Photo and Imaging Passion at “Riga Photo Show 2014”!

Both professionals and amateurs are invited for the third year already to Ķīpsala to the most significant Photo and Imaging Fair and Forum in the Baltic states – “Riga Photo Show 2014”. It does not matter if you are a professional or if art photography is just your hobby – new impressions and useful knowledge will be obtained from 14 till 16 November by both those taking photos with a simple camera or telephone, and also those, who work with high class equipment.

Everyone who is interested, is invited to see and evaluate the global scale novelties in the field of photo and video equipment, acquire various useful tricks by attending seminars and master classes, find answers to questions of their interest, get acquainted with excellent masters and much more.

“Canon” invites – come and see!
“IB Serviss – Canon Biznesa Centrs” has become the general sponsor of this year’s fair. The company is ready to present a number of new products to the Baltic market. According to Māris Vilcāns, the Board Member of “IB Serviss – Canon Biznesa Centrs”: “The fair will offer “Canon” object-lenses, camcorders, reflex cameras (EOS), compact cameras, large-format printers, professional photo printers, multifunctional appliances, as well as photo bags, photo stands and other products”.

Test the newest photo and video equipment!
Neither professionals nor amateurs will be able to stay indifferent at the fair, because it will be possible to not only view the newest photo and video equipment, but also to test and buy it; all at attractive prices too. There will be brands such as “Canon”, “Nikon”, “Fujifilm”, “Sony”, “Pentax”, “Leica”, “Epson”, “Broncolor”, “Profoto”, “Bowens”, “Tamron”, “GoPro”, “GITZO”, as well as other strong and world-renowned brands represented at the fair. Along with the equipment, various accessories will also be available and other products of these brands and the organisers of the fair promise that it will also showcase the hottest equipment novelties directly from the world’s leading photo industry fair “Photokina 2014”!

Vast programme of seminars and master classes
Also this year, for the whole three days and in two halls, the fair will offer various useful seminars and master classes for both professional and amateurs, as well as for those who only take photos for their family albums. In the specialised seminars high class masters will provide useful information regarding wedding, fashion and portrait photos, disclose various advertising photo tricks, become acquainted with the formation of content for photo and video banks, as well as will embrace other useful topics.

Seminars and master classes will be conducted by well-known masters – Gunārs Binde, Indriķis Stūrmanis, Andrejs Zemdega, Oļegs Zernovs, Vladimirs Svetlovs, Žanna Dubska and many more. Come, listen and improve both your creative and technical skills! The programme of seminars and master classes will soon be posted on the website of “Riga Photo Show 2014” at: www.rigaphotoshow.lv.

Advice for taking family photos

What to do in order to take quality images if there isn’t any professional photo equipment at home? How to correctly use the photo-flash and various photo taking regimes? You will get to know this and much more in several seminars, where specialists will provide advice on the creation of private, family and, especially, children’s photo albums and introduce photo equipment for everyday use. To get better skills, do not leave your camera at home! Furthermore, at several stands it will be possible to take photos and immediately receive them to keep as a memory, therefore come with your family and friends!

Photo exhibitions
Also this year the “Riga Photo Show” will offer to view several picturesque photo exhibitions. Especially brilliant and beautiful photo images will be available at the exhibition of Photo Images of 2014 of the Latvian Association of Wedding Photographers. You will also have the possibility to take a glance into the press photo genre – at the Lithuanian Press Photo Annual Award Exhibition and at the Latvian Press Photo Exhibition. For the first time the “Riga Photo Show” will exhibit photos from the exhibition of the Latvian Photography Museum “Work”, which were taken during the period of time from 1920 till 1950 and serve as confirmation of not only work capacity, but also joy of life and vitality of Latvians. Along with these expositions, the visitors will be able to enjoy the exhibitions of photos of other genres as well.

Find out more about possibilities to study!

If you are getting more and more carried away by the photo and imaging industry and you do not want to stay at the status of amateur anymore, then the exhibition will offer you possibilities to get to know about the best photo classes, photo schools and the newest study opportunities. The teaching staff will provide consultations and help to choose the most appropriate studies.

It is expected that "Riga Photo Show 2014" will gather thousands of interested persons –those who take photos and record for their personal albums or everyday needs, as well as enthusiasts of art photography, critics, reviewers, media representatives and, without a doubt, also photo and imaging professionals.

"Riga Photo Show" is organised by the International Exhibition Company BT 1. More info at: www.rigaphotoshow.lv. Follow us at: www.facebook.com/rigaphoto.show

Opening hours of “Riga Photo Show 2014”:

14 November 10.00–18.00
15 November 10.00–18.00
16 November 10.00–17.00

At the same time Ķīpsala International Exhibition Centre will host the 3rd International Information and Communications Technology Fair and Conference "Riga COMM 2014". More info at: www.rigacomm.com