Test, try and buy the latest gear

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CameraWorld LIVE will be one of the most exciting, inspiring and interesting camera shows of 2017. Our exhibitors are a major part of this, so we thought we’d give you a breakdown of just some of the activity and products you can expect to see at the show.

But first and foremost are our Famous Show Deals. The CameraWorld stand will be offering hundreds of frankly unmissable deals on products from all of our exhibitors. We will also have our usual dedicated Trade-in area where you can bring all of your old and unwanted camera equipment and we’ll give you an on the spot valuation and take it off your hands. Finally, the CameraWorld Car Boot Sale is the ideal place to get your hands on some unbelievable bargains. Now, onto the exhibitors.

Fujifilm will be showing off their brand new XF 80mm Macro lens, not on-sale until November, and the recently released X-E3 will available for you to try. You’ll also be able to try the X Pro2 and X-T2 as well as the entire range of XF lenses and, of course, the mighty GFX 50S. Fujifilm is also running a series of photo walks throughout the day with street photographer Matt Hart (book fast as they are filling up quickly) and a very limited number of one-to-one portrait sessions with X-Photographer Damien Lovegrove - click here to book your session.

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Canon is offering a professional sensor cleaning service on their stand for all Canon camera owners. This is a pre-booked service only - book your camera in here. Canon ambassador David Noton will be on the stand throughout the day and will be offering one-to-one portfolio reviews - you can book your slot here.So if you want some bespoke advice about your own photos, book yourself in for a review here. David is also presenting a talk - click here for tickets. You can also to join a photo walk, lead by Camera Jabber's Angela Nicholson, dedicated to the exploring the features on the Canon 6D MK II - booking details here.

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On the Sony stand, ambassador Robert Pugh will be giving three live demonstrations, at 11am, 1pm & 3pm, which will also be shown on the CameraWorld LIVE big screen. Robert will be using flash to create some dynamic portraits of Matti Hemmings, a professional Flatland BMX rider and World Record Holder, and breakdancer Roxanne - not to be missed. Robert will also be presenting his talk, Travelling Light, in the seminar room - ticket information here.

Panasonic will be showcasing the GH5 and its new Version 2 firmware, that has improved the autofocus and added increased bit rate to 400Mbps. Lumix Ambassador, and UK Pet Photographer of the Year, Ross Grievewill be on the stand throughout the day to answer any questions you may have (when he’s not giving his ‘Big pictures, Small cameras’ talk - book your ticket here) and extolling the virtues of 4K and 6K photography.

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Olympus ambassador and fashion photographer Jay McLaughlin will be on the Olympus stand demonstrating the Olympus OM-D E-M1 MK II and Pro lenses with a series of portrait shoots. Jay will also be giving a talk on his experiences of shooting fashion with Olympus cameras - book tickets here. The new OM-D E-M10 MK III will also be available for you to try on the day.

Nikon will be taking to the main stage to demonstrate the brand new D850 and will have samples on their stand for you to try - a must visit for Nikon shooters.

Photographers at the show will be able to to get their hands on the much-anticipated Tamron 18-400mm superzoom and the 24-70mm G2 lenses for the very first time. Tamron brand manager, and travel photographer, Jeremy Martin will be presenting an image-led talk about these lenses and more in the seminar room - find ticket details here. Alongside Tamron will be Samyang lenses, who will debut their new AF 35mm FE E-mount lens at the show.

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Irix will be showing their 15mm F/2.4 and 11mm F/4 Ultra Wide Angle Lenses. They will be ably supported by professional Wildlife and Astro-photographer Andy Astbury, who will also be presenting an Astrophotography talk in the seminar room - ticket information here.

Katie Teesdale-Ward