photokina: Events on 27 September


ProfiFoto New Talent Award by Canon

photokina, the world’s leading trade fair in imaging and photographic industries, is being held from  26-29 September in Cologne, Germany. The trade fair will display several exhibitions and galleries spreading over various stages during the course of the fair. These events scheduled for 26 September are a must watch.

1. ProfiFoto New Talent Award – powered by Canon
At the photokina in Cologne from 26 to 29 September, a total of 20 winning projects from the 2017/2018 competition tenders can be seen. A total of several thousand participants have applied for the prize since 2006. The spectrum of the award-winning projects ranges from hard reports, computer-constructed subjects and elaborate staging to very personal insights into the life and thought world of the photo professionals.

2. The United Nations – People on the Move
Today, the number of international migrants worldwide stands at 258 million, about 3.4 per cent of the world’s population. Nearly half of them are female. The images on display at this gallery captures a moment in time – over the last seven decades – of the millions that have, for one reason or another, become people on the move.

3. Mobile Imaging Lounge
With the Chinese smartphone manufacturer HONOR, one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies of the mobile industry, will present current models and demonstrate the usability of the most innovative AI function in workshops.

4. Fashion-Icon Steve Thornton – How to select the ideal model and put it in the right light.
Steve Thornton shows how professional photographers can work with a model to achieve the perfect result and get the image they want. He explains how to handle difficult situations during a model shooting (i. e. if the model and the photographer are clueless). In addition, various techniques for the use of light will be presented.

5. How to shoot great portraits with the HUAWEI P20
International speaker Pascal has recently started experimenting with a HUAWEI P20 Pro, to shoot portraits with that extra touch of spontaneity. On stage, he will reflect on his career and his last trip to the US, as well as giving a live smartphone photography demonstration with a model.

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