By Melanie Birt
On Tuesday 10th December, Mansfield House in Maitland opened its opulent (former bank building) doors and welcomed photographers from the Central Coast, Newcastle and the Hunter Region to the NSW AIPP Mirrorless Roadshow.
We were given expert presentations by AIPP trade partners Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and CR Kennedy (Sigma, Hasselblad), and Kayell (re: lighting and accessories) inspiring us to leap up out of our chairs to be the first to play with all the equipment brought along.
This was an excellent way to get hands on with mirrorless.
Unfortunately it was a little too hot (44 degrees!) to get outside and shoot but the venue’s beautiful interior gave us ample opportunity to play.
Special thanks to Graham Hynds from our Newcastle chapter for organising the event, Candice King for arranging the venue and showing us her lovely studio upstairs, and to Mansfield House for having us.
Many thanks to our awesome sponsors who worked tirelessly all morning to make sure everyone had a turn with cameras, questions and ideas.
They even made a special delivery of a new camera to one lucky photographer!
We’re hoping to bring you more hands on opportunities in the New Year.
Until then, Merry Christmas!
– Your AIPP NSW Council