If you are heading towards The photography fair (opens in a new tab) & The Video Show over the next few days (it’s taking place at the NEC in Birmingham, England on September 17, 18 and 20), be sure to stop by Creator Playground – it’s literally a photography playground!
Whether you’re a vlogger or content creator hungry for an amazing place to shoot some footage, a selfie lover looking for the best background, or someone who wants to try out a bit of kit by taking some test shots fun, the Creator Playground has lots of cute things to point your aim at.
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There’s a giant Pentax K1000 SLR, with an oversized roll of Kodak film. There’s a psychedelic zebra with a disco ball, neon sunglasses and feather boas. Replica of an American restaurant from the 1950s, with giant ice cream and a balloon pit. A flamingo-themed lounge chair. A swing with fluffy clouds. A neon fairground tunnel with a wacky mirror at the end…
If you’re looking to take fun photos, there’s plenty of quirky, cool, and crazy stuff to save to your memory card.
The Photography Show & The Video Show hosts over 250 of the biggest and best brands in the industry, including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm and OM System, with over 350 talks and demonstrations hosted by Cristina Mittermeier, Roberto Valenzuela, Colin Prior and Jack Harries.
The event also showcases the latest cameras, lenses, bags, printers, filters, film, software, and all manner of photo and video gear, including the likes of the Hasselblad X2D. (opens in a new tab) and Fujifilm X-H2 (opens in a new tab)making their public debut after being announced last week.
As a sign of respect, The Photography Show & The Video Show will end on Monday 19 for the funeral of HRH The Queen.
The opening hours of the show are as follows:
10:00 – 17:00 – Saturday September 17
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sunday, September 18
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Tuesday, September 20
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