Wex Open Days: London
Friday 26th October, 10am - 5pm
Our Wex Open Days are back! Join us this year at our London store which features everything you need to fulfil your photography and filmmaking goals. Visit our opening event for:
• Exclusive deals
• Live product demos
• Practical tuition from Andy Hoang
• Free prize draw
• Expert advice from brand reps
• Free sensor-clean vouchers for the first 50 customers
Schedule for the day:
11am - Join Jim Marks as he guides you through the process of filmmaking with the popular Panasonic LUMIX GH5 and GH5s mirrorless cameras. This is a relaxed and open-minded seminar designed for the complete video beginner, where you’ll get a basic grounding of filmmaking terminology and how this actually translates to operating the camera. Regardless of what camera you are currently using, or how much experience you have using it, Jim will take you through the fundamentals of camera operation to better your own projects.
1pm - Join Photographer and Videographer, Liam Dunkley as he guides you through shooting festival and music videography. WIth a background in music, Liam will chat to your about all things sound related and how important it is when shooting video. He will show you what is in his kit bag for light travel without compromising on quality.
10am - 4pm - Andy Hoang will be available throughout the day to help you try out your cameras and get some fantastic shots for your portfolio.
Jim Marks is a commercial photographer, director and DoP, and an avid user of the LUMIX GH series. His impressive client list includes the BBC, Channel 4, National Geographic, Virgin, Disney and ITV. He has worked alongside a number of celebrities such as Madonna, Hugh Laurie, Alesha Dixon and Rowan Atkinson.
Andy Hoang is a London based Vietnamese British fashion and commercial photographer who specialises in studio lighting. Inspired by edgy, sleek and glossy styles such as old school grunge to modern couture, he has been published on the front covers of magazines from London to New York as well as working with brands nationwide. Having used various systems such as Hasselblad and Canon, he has now converted to shooting with Fujifilm X-H1 and Fujifilm GFX 50S systems.
Liam is a Bristol based videographer and photographer focussing on music and portrait. With a portfolio including some of the UKs most prolific festivals including Glastonbury, Boomtown & NASS, music events and record labels as clients he uses vintage lenses on a Sony A7S II to create his work. With a past in music himself and graduating with a BA in Creative Music Technology, Liam also focusses on audio during visual work and often composes for film. Often using Rotolight for lighting, Sennheiser for audio and Sony A7S II and FS5 for the visuals. Credited on award winning African film Hakkunde for ambient sound design and short film The Host for composition.