The Robert White Open Day is back, and this time the day will be held at our shop and one of our studio units at Alder Hills Ind Est, BH12 4AR. The day is open to all and we will also be hosting a FREE talk by Jeremy Walker : Landscape photographer who will be appearing in morning and afternoon sessions. As both sessions will be identical do not worry if you cannot make the whole day you can get still get a great deal out of the event by attending a morning or afternoon.
Apart from the talks with Jeremy we will have Lee Filters with us on the day, so a good opportunity to speak with them directly for the latest news and technical information.
Jeremy’s talk as well as the Lee Filters demonstrations are aimed at all photographers with all ability levels, you with get just as much from the day whether you have no experience or equipment at all or are a seasoned pro with an extensive set up.
The shop will be open all day 10.00am to 16.30pm to visitors so if you cannot make the talks or if you want to speak to us about anything else you can still pop in to see us to talk about equipment or shop.
About Jeremy Walker
Jeremy Walker is an award winning landscape photographer based in Dorset, England. His inspirational landscape images, particularly his panoramas have been used around the Globe by advertising and design clients and he is widely recognized as one of Britain’s top landscape photographers (Jeremy was the winner of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, landscape section in 2012 for his stunning autumnal image of the New Forest). He regularly contributes to the U.K .’s photographic press and is in much demand as a guest lecturer and speaker. Jeremy also leads a series of highly sought after workshops in the U.K and abroad including the incredibly successful and popular LEE Filters workshops.
Further information on Jeremy and his work can be seen on his website www.jeremywalker.co.uk
Some of brands on the day;
Zeiss lenses offer legendary image quality and resolution with their famous T* coatings. Every lens is built to the highest quality standards using the very best of materials. The current range consists of two SLR fittings (Canon EOS and Nikon F) with a focal length range of 18mm up to 100mm (135mm coming very soon). All of the lenses are manual focus primes fitted with the latest CPU technology to ensure electronic coupling with
your Canon EOS or Nikon F bodies metering and exposure systems.
For the rangefinder user :Zeiss also produce the impressive ZM range. These Leica M mount lenses work perfectly on film and digital cameras such as Leica, Zeiss, Voigtlander. They are successfully used on other digital camera systems such as Fuji X-Pro 1, XE-1, Sony NEX systems and Panasonic G with the aid of the camera manufacturers own M mount adaptors.
We will be showing these lenses at the day please feel free to bring your camera along to try them and speak with our experienced staff.
We are proud to be the official UK Voigtlander importer. Voigtlander offers incredible lenses that are small and light, offering high image quality at very affordable prices. The majority of their lens range has been designed for Leica M (Voigtlander use the term VM) but they also offer Micro Four Third specific lenses as well as a range of compact prime lenses for Canon EOS and Nikon F.
Voigtlander also produce an extensive accessory range including lens adaptors allowing the use of their lenses on other camera systems such as Sony NEX and Micro Four thirds.
Again please feel free to bring your camera on the day to try them out.
Lee filters need little introduction. This incredible filter system has become the landscape photographer’s essential accessory. Simple to use and extremely effective. Lee offers a filter system for almost every camera set up; from the DSLR cameras to your compact camera (with filter thread). Come and see them on the day.
For more information on the Lee Filter range please visit their website
For many years we have specialised in selling Gitzo carbon fibre tripods. Made in Italy using the very best quality materials. Systematic tripods and Travellers are our main lines, which combine the best of strength and weight ratios. Gitzo have promised to send a representative on the day so this is your chance to see what a Gitzo tripod offers.
The Gitzo website – www.gitzo.co.uk
Arca Swiss heads
The tripod head of choice. Made in France in small production lines guaranteeing excellent quality control and precision. Come and see the range from the Cube to the tiny P0, not forgetting the long standing Z1 ball head and the new D4 pan tilt.
Schneider made some very exciting announcements at Photokina 2012. We are hoping to have the new 28mm PC-TS tilt shift lens at the day plus some more of their new announcements. Details are yet to be confirmed but this could be your opportunity to see the lenses in action. More details will follow….
How to book a space on the Seminar
Please email or call us (01202 723046) to book your place. The talks are FREE but spaces are limited. When booking please provide your full name, email address and contact telephone number.
Robert White Photographic Ltd
Units 3 Alder Hills Ind Est
Date: Saturday 20th April 2012
Times: AM Talk 10.30am – 11.30am
PM Talk 14.00pm – 15.00pm
The shop will be open 10.00am to 16.30pm
Please note that lunch is not included but there is a local Sainsbury’s Supermarket and a couple of Pubs a short walk away.
Keeping in contact
We would like the email address of every talk attendee as we would like to keep you informed of further developments of the day. As soon as we have any further news be it a new product announcement or a new brand attending we want to let you know.