Pixel Fair 2009

Please make plans to visit Pixels Foto and Frame for our 5th Annual Pixel Fair, November 6th and 7th. Come see the latest offerings from the many manufacturers represented in our wide selections of digital photo products and services.

Manufacturer representatives scheduled to show off the newest goods for the 2010 Holiday season include:

Linda Leslie representing Leica, Custom Brackets, Hoodman, Tamrac and more.

Bob Schmidt, President of Hoodman, Inc.

Chuck Newell representing, Bogen (includes Manfrotto, Gitzo, Metz, Elinchrom, Lastolite and others), Lumiquest, Tiffen, Jill-e, Op-Tech, Mack Electronic Warranties and more.

Marc Morris representing Sony DSLR’s and Sony video.

Kevin Kozlowski representing Canon digital cameras

Bill Koter representing Nikon

Rob Moody representing Tamron

Phillip Abel representing X-Rite, Eizo and Induro.

George Athas representing Canon video

Our free class sessions will offer you many ideas to improve your digital photo techniques.

Many of you already know our dedicated and supremely capable staff members, Ben Kuhns and Lisa Thompson. If you like to talk digital equipment and technique, make sure you attend Ben’s classes on Lightroom, HDR and small flash photography. Ben’s experience is sure to inspire you to do great things with your shooting and image processing.

If you’ve taken advantage of Pixels quality printing and framing, you’ve probably already spoken with Lisa Thompson. You no doubt know how she brings images to life with her intimate knowledge of Photoshop. She’ll help you open up completely new horizons with her Lensbaby presentation. Learn how to save yourself post exposure processing time and effort by composing and creating wonderful special effects in your camera through use of the fun and exciting Lensbaby along with its complete line of new accessories.

Phillip Abel brings years of photo experience to the table and applies it to the new technology of color management.  Tired of getting prints back from the lab looking nothing like the original scene? Are you unable to understand why your hard copy results bear no resemblance to the images on your color monitor?  Come to see Phillip’s presentation on the new Passport, Color Munki and the Eye One Display 2. You can also see the fantastic Eizo monitors in action as our printing technicians put them through their paces. Also, don’t miss your chance to look over the exciting line of Induro tripods.

Linda Leslie demonstrates the new Leica offerings as well as introduces Bob Schmidt of Hoodman and their ultra reliable memory cards along with their innovative Hoodloupe Pro monitor viewers and back saving Right Angle Viewers.. Come learn what sets Hoodman apart for mass manufacturers of other card brands. If you’re in the market for a new camera bag, Tamrac is sure to have something to fit your needs.

Representing Bogen in Utah and Colorado for more than 20 years, Chuck Newell will have the latest information on Manfrotto equipment as well as all of  Bogen’s other brands such as Elinchrom (you simply must see the new Quadra battery powered 400 W/S flash system), Metz, Lastolite, Lumiquest and more.

Will Holowka, Bogen’s national sales manager for tripods, presents a really fun program on proper techniques for doing tripod mounted panorama shots. He demonstrates the fantastic Manfrotto 3D tripod head designed to give you the very best panorama results, minimizing distortion and misaligned images.

New to Sony but by no means new to digital imaging, Marc Morris of Sony brings his years of retail experience as a great photographer and former buyer for a major camera retailer to us as the new rep for Sony digital cameras. You’ll see why Sony grew more and faster than any of the other camera manufacturers. See the fabulous new Sony 850 full frame digital camera body for less than $2000. Sony’s relationship with Carl Zeiss brings us lenses of quality available from no other manufacturer. You’ll see this leading edge photo equipment nowhere else in Utah so come take a look.

Kevin Kozlowski of Canon will have their new 7D 18 megapixel camera body to show. See how Canon integrated loads of new technology and features into this example of superior engineering.  Might we see a 1D Mark IV? We don’t know but…maybe?

Bill Koter of Nikon will debut the new Coolpix line. How about a new pocket camera with a built in projector? Nikon has it. Like the world of touch screens? Nikon has the New S70 touch camera, a truly magnificent design for a beautifully simple way to take pictures. Bill will have the latest delivery info on the new Nikon D3s ultra professional digital SLR.  Need full frame shooting at 9 frames per second at up to 102,000 ISO?  The new D3s has it! Take a look at Nikon’s industry leading breadth of lens offerings. Bill will give you the lowdown on the latest from Nikon.

Rob Moody of Tamron will have their 18-270 Vibration Control lens available for your evaluation. Along with Tamron’s other exceptional lens designs, Rob can help you decide how you can accomplish more photography with fewer pieces of equipment.  Whether you want extreme telephoto or extra wide angle, Tamron can help you get that once in a lifetime shot.

David Tejada of Denver Colorado brings his educational program to Pixel Fair as a guest speaker provided by Bogen. David’s long involvement with photography includes work with many industrial clients, national and international companies as well as work with National Geographic. David plans to demonstrate innovative flash techniques based on the new Elinchrom battery powered Quadra studio flash system. This is a 400 watt DC powered system designed for ultra portability and maximum power.  This will be a tremendously entertaining program so, regardless of your photo experience; you should come listen to David’s presentation.

George Athas of Canon video calls the Bay Area home and does a great job keeping us up to date on the latest from Canon video. Canon’s latest cameras feature cutting edge lens design with maximum apertures as fast as f1.8, zooms ratios as long as 15 to one and camera size making it possible to easily port all this technology in your coat pocket. Come see the latest from Canon video and George will make sure you understand how it benefits your family video productions.

Complete Pixel Fair Class List:

Friday Nov. 6.

10:00-10:30AM: Ben Kuhns, Lightroom Tips & Tricks

10:45-11:15AM: Ben Kuhns, HDR Tips & Tricks

11:30-12:00PM: Ben Kuhns, Small Flash Tips & Tricks

1:30-3:00PM: David Tejada, Flash with the Elinchrom Quadra

3:30-4:30PM: Phillip Abel, Color Management with Color Munki

Saturday Nov. 7.

11:00-12:00PM: Will Holowka, Hardware Aspects of Panorama Shooting

1:30-2:30PM: Lisa Thompson, Lensbabies for You

3:00-4:00PM: Ray Taggart, Photoshop Tips & Tricks

As always, all of these special classes are being offered free of charge! We expect a fun time for all our visitors. Come learn about the newest photo products for the Holiday season. Develop a new understanding. Make some new friends and join the party. You will even save some money on our in store specials.

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