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Book signing and NEW bamboo metal wall art on display

Cheyenne Rouse and Luis Escobar will be available for book signing at the McKenna Pro Booth #429 during show hours on Saturday and Sunday. Get to know these two photographic artists firsthand while viewing an array of newly launched fine art products on display that have turned their art pieces into cash.

Editions of each artist’s book will be available for purchase at the booth. Cheyenne’s book celebrates “…the Legend, the Lore and the Landscape of the Great American Southwest” and the HDR capture process that refueled her creativity.  Luis’ book illustrates “Running with Tarahumara”, an inspiration story of how Luis combined his love for running and outdoors with his photography business – a combination of running as his sanctuary, his way of life with his profession.

Sony will exhibit the latest in imaging technology at booth #701!

Sony will exhibit the latest in digital imaging technology, consisting of Alpha/NEX/Cyber-shot/Handycam/Action Cam, and for the professionals our newest in 4K broadcast camcorders. Sony will also demonstrate the new 4K XBR TV’s just launched by Sony Electronics. The Sony manufacturer representatives will be in attendance for this event, giving the consumers the ability to speak directly to the experts.

LA Photoshop Users Group offering mini workshops

The Los Angeles Photoshop Users Group (LAPUG) will be offering mini workshops held throughout The Big Photo Show, and providing expert advice by fellow enthusiasts. Come and  discover the array of services offered by LAPUG members, and check out a stunning display of artwork created by members. There will also be special raffle prizes for existing and new members.
The mini-workshops, all 20-30 minutes in length, include:
•    Saturday, 12:00 noon - Michael e. Stern - Lightroom+: From stills to motion...time lapse tips and techniques
•    Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - Robert Dennis - Photoshop: Photomerging Panoramas
•    Saturday, 2:00 p.m. - Dennis Dunbar - Photoshop: Perfect Skin Retouching
•    Saturday, 3:00 p.m. - Robert Dennis - Photoshop: Using Vanishing Point to Aid Retouching
•    Saturday, 4:00 p.m. - Dennis Dunbar - Photoshop: LightSpeed Headshot Masking
•    Sunday, 12:00 noon - Michael e Stern - Lightroom: Incredible Toning Tips in Lightroom
•    Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - Rick Penn-Kraus - Photography: Kid Photography Tips
•    Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - Chuck Behrman - Lightroom: The Secrets of using GPS with Lightroom
•    Sunday, 4:00 p.m. - Amy Cantrell - Photography: 7 Simple Steps for Taking Better Photos of Everyone!

Free Photo Walk with Photographers and Digital Artists of Los Angeles

A fun and a new way of looking at things will be the goal for this photo walk led by professional photographers. Join them for new ways of taking captivating images that tell the story about your travel adventure or just a fun day at the park. Each member of the family will have a chance to tell their story in pictures. All cameras are welcome; bring whatever you use to record images from the point and shoots to the DSLR.

We will meet outside the Staples Center at the foot of the Magic Johnson statute on Sunday morning, May 5, 2013. We will begin our walk promptly at 9:00 a.m. with plenty of time to capture images in the LA Live area in time to enter The Big Photo Show when doors open at the Convention Center at 10:00 a.m. It’s a free family friendly event! Hope to see you there.

The Amazing Image

Come to Booth #740 to meet award-winning wildlife photographer, Charles MacPherson. He'll be discussing his wildlife photography, which ranges from the arctic to the tropics and will discuss photo tours that are available to those same locations. Want to get better at photographing wildlife? Stop by and ask Charlie for advice!

Photo scanners from AAA Imaging

Many people over the years have built up a photo collection capturing some of their most precious memories. Graduations, birthdays, weddings and more... AAA Imaging offers devices that can take the negatives or photos from a photo collection and create digital copies that may be used for future prints, online sharing or even just backups on a computer hard drive. Years ago devices like these would have cost the consumer thousands of dollars. AAA Imaging has secured a large quantity and is able offer these devices for under $200 refurbished. Stop by AAA Imaging's booth (Booth # 511) and see a full demo of the Pakon F-135 Plus and Kodak i1200 Plus.

Samy’s Camera is excited about being part of The Big Photo Show!

We will be recreating our entire store mix of products and services right at the show! Supported by our Manufacturers and Sales Reps, we will be offering the latest in Digital Cameras and Accessories and offering great savings for our customers during the event.
We will be showing Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji cameras along with Go Pro video, AND all of the best accessories to go with them. All will be on display with our expert sales associates available to demonstrate and answers any questions that might arise.
We will be offering "Special Buys", Instant Rebates and Savings, Prizes for raffles, and FREE giveaways!

This will be a great event for photographers of all levels to learn, test, and buy photo and video equipment for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day! Please stop by booth #901 and check us out.

Fromex Photo & Digital will be showing unique products and services

As a digital photo lab, we will be showing some unique new products and services, ways to display and enjoy your photography. We will be showing prints on aluminum, photos on iPhone cases, and life-size cutouts at our booth. We are also a retail outlet for the Impossible Film for Polaroid cameras and will have it available for sale at the show. Be sure to stop by space #517!

Don’t lose another lens cap.

The average photographer loses 3 to 5 camera lens caps per year – don’t lose another lens cap with the Capbuckle! Keep your lens cap safe and free of dust, pocket lint, dirt and water. The Capbuckle replicates the front of your SLR lens to make a good home for your lens cap. Just squeeze the locking feature in your favorite lens cap and place it in the Capbuckle for safe keeping during camera use. Visit booth #376 to try out and purchase the easiest and most secure way to hold your lens cap!

Fun, Easy Photo Education with Erin Manning

The Big Photo Show education headliner, Erin Manning, will be available for book signing and helpful photo tips at booth #324 during show hours on Saturday and Sunday. Erin’s booth features inspiring books, practical advice, and complete photo kits with award-winning educational DVDs. Her popular Digital Photography 101 DVD will be offered at a special show price.

Meet Erin, learn more about digital photography, build your confidence, and plan to be inspired with practical tips and techniques for capturing your own beautiful photographs. Erin Manning is a digital photography expert and host of DIY Network’s Telly Award-winning TV series "The Whole Picture." In addition to creating and hosting the popular Digital Photography 101 video series, she is also the author of two books, Portrait and Candid Photography and Make Money with Your Digital Photography. She will be teaching about lighting techniques, both natural light and studio lighting, at The Big Photo Show.

Fireball Tim demonstrates the proper techniques for photographing/videoing cars

Hollywood Legend and TV personality/producer Fireball Tim Lawrence will bring in his stable of Hollywood Show Cars to Sony’s Super Car Shooting Pavilion adjacent to the Sony display. Bring your camera or camcorder with you as Fireball Tim will be doing a demonstration and teach proper techniques for photographing/videoing a car each day. Meet at 11:00 a.m. at Booth 711 in front of the 2013 Camaro Convertible. He will also be doing a book signing for his new children’s book – Fireball Tim’s Big Book of Wacky Rides.

You won’t want to miss your chance to see: 1968 Mustang from the movie "Bullitt", DeLorean from "Back to the Future", 1966 Batmobile, "Rod Riguez," a hot rod made in Japan, Grand Torino from "Starsky and Hutch", 1977 Firebird from "Smokey and the Bandit", 2013 Camaro Convertible, 2013 Mercedes SLR, 2013 Ferrari 458 Italia

What to expect from the Creative Photo Academy and Paul’s Photo

Our talented Creative Photo Academy educators will team up with professional models in the Shooting Zone. The Shooting Zone will sport a "theater in the round" studio experience – meaning we will bring in models and actors close to you so you can learn to photograph and make images at the same time. Learn lighting, posing and camera handling and have fun while doing it… in the Shooting Zone. See the results live, before and after examples along with questions and answers from our team of talented professional photographers and educators.

The Hands-On Zone is designed for you the creative photo enthusiast. Here is your opportunity to interact with Creative Photo Academy instructors, event speakers, and photograph live models you just saw on-stage! You will get "guaranteed" pro-quality photos utilizing the lighting and tips of the creative Photo Academy crew. The Hands-On Zone will be a truly memorable experience for guests. The "small group learning" approach will reinforcing the ideas presented in the Education Theaters and the concepts demonstrated in the Shooting Zone. This "three-pronged" approach will produce quality images, solidify educational concepts, and create lasting memories for guests.

The ProMaster Experience (presented jointly by Paul’s Photo and Tuttle Cameras) is a "touch and feel" booth where the world’s best-selling line of accessories is available for demonstration and purchase. Try the new featherweight tripods, amazingly bright and energy efficient LED lighting or the award winning HGX filters with patented "Repellemax" coating.

Meet and chat with the educators. Get your questions answered one-on-one. Enter our Photo Adventure giveaway. Chat with our Photoshop expert and get tips and tricks for processing your photos. All this and more fun and education at the Creative Photo Academy.