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Light and Land opens doors...




Press release:

9 June 2009

Light & Land - the UK’s leading photographic tour company - has opened the doors for its 2009 Discovery Day. The event is to be held on 6th December, at Wokefield Park Executive Centre near Reading.

Tickets for Light & Land’s inspirational celebration of landscape photography normally sell fast - with the unique opportunity to meet some of the finest outdoor photographers in the UK.
This year, there’s an exciting line-up of speakers already confirmed, including Charlie Waite, David Ward, Joe Cornish, Niall Benvie, Ben Osborne and a brand new guest speaker – William Cheung – ex editor of Photography Monthly magazine.

Will has many years of experience as a photographer himself, as well as having been editor of some of the biggest photography mags in the industry and will be giving invaluable insight on how to get your work published.

There’s also a brand new event for the afternoon; Charlie Waite, Joe Cornish and David Ward have set themselves a compact camera challenge! They will make six new landscape images on a compact camera and present them for the first time on the afternoon of the Discovery Day. Each will critique the others’ work and invite questions from the audience. This section will be chaired by the acclaimed photographer Eddie Ephraums and promises to be both lively and inspirational!

Guests will also have the opportunity to gain constructive critique on their own work (pre bookable sessions) from some of the top landscape photographers in the UK.
There will be some great retail therapy on offer, with some of the latest equipment on show, to try and buy.

Tickets for the day are priced at £59, or £65 (to include a one-2-one critique session with one of the tour leaders) and by attending the event guests are entitled to a £25 discount on Light & Land UK courses (excluding one day workshops) and a £50 discount for each overseas tour booked on the day.

The day runs from 9.30am to around 6.30pm, with lunch and refreshments included in the ticket price. For full details visit www.lightandland.co.uk Or, to book a place on this fantastic day, simply contact the Light & Land office on 01432 839111 or email info(at)lightandland.co.uk.

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