I enjoy visiting the local photography shows but the main show of the year is at the NEC. Most of the major players are there and I get the chance to handle the latest gear.
As I often say, most cameras today are more then good enough, its just a matter of choosing one that suits the way you work and your hand.
As always Sony are pushing the envelope and their stand was very busy.
The best thing with the show is that the smaller players are there, and all the accessories you might need.
There was also some demonstrations and I went to two very good presentations from Joe McNally and Moose Peterson.
It was from last years show that I got the idea for using different sunglasses in a shoot.
A good idea as you can see.
While most people come away with new cameras and lens from such shows I tend to come away with ideas, and sometimes with a few memory cards and batteries if on offer. Last year I managed to get a good deal on paper.