Nikon to host exclusive Nikon School Special Event and “I Am Learning” Photo Competition

January 27, 2015

Nikon is proud to present the “Nikon School Special” event, which will feature workshops from accomplished photographers and professionals, where they will be providing tips on different aspects of photography and videography.

The event will be held on February 6 and 7from 10am to 5pm daily at Sheba Centre located at 20 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos.

Following is a lineup of the distinguished guest speakers:

Cesar Parroco will be walking you through the 101 Basics of Photography – all you need to know to begin your journey in DSLR photography. If you are new to photography, this would be the best way to kick start your knowledge.

Michael Imomoh, widely known as the Photo Biker, is very savvy with the art of Street Photography. Having worked on projects like Gulder Ultimate Search and Fayrouz, Michael has never strayed far from his passion of street photography. He will be sharing his knowledge on how to make the most out of a moment in time through his session.

Uche James Iroha has received countless international awards, like the Prince Claus award and the Elan Prize. His work ranges from addressing wide-ranging issues like economic imperialism to the relationships which exist between races, social class and gender.Ever pondered over the saying “pictures say a thousand words”? Join the session for Uche’s insight into harnessing the power of images to convey what words cannot describe.

KelechiAmadi-Obihas photographed countless celebrities and models, and his name is inextricably tied to fashion spreads both in Nigeria and internationally. With a background in painting, Kelechi’s areas of expertise include advertising photography, creative portraiture, landscape photography, fine-art photography and fashion photography. Take a look behind the scenes of a fashion shoot through Kelechi’s eyes.

SuraShorteWith clients like MTN, Gillette and Closeup, Surais no stranger to the art of videography. Did you know that your DSLR can do wonders on videos? Join Sura for a mind blowing session of the art of creating amazing videos with your DSLR cameras.

Along with the event, Nikon is hosting a Facebook Photo competition with the theme “I AM LEARNING”. Upload your images with the hashtag #NIKONIAMLEARNING onto our Facebook Nikon Africa page (www.facebook.com/NikonAfrica) and stand to win a Nikon D5300 DSLR camera. The contest is open from January 22to February 5, with the winners announced at the end of the event on February 7.

Attendance for the Nikon School Special event is free but seating is limited and based on first to register. To register yourself at the event and book your seat, please see here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nikon-school-training-event-tickets-15417427942. Please bring a print out of the invitation to be presented at the venue for admission.

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