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Henry's Events & In-store Seminars

Throughout the year, Henry's store locations play host to a variety of in-store seminars. These seminars are presented by members of the Henry's community and sales staff, and cover a wide range of topics such as how to use a video or still camera, using a flash, lighting techniques, lenses and general maintenance of your equipment. Please check back frequently for news and information regarding in-store seminars taking place at a Henry's location near you!


SlingStudio Demo and Q&A

SlingStudio Demo and Q&A

Dates, Times and Locations: See Below
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Come visit us as the folks from SlingStudio, multi-camera live streaming made easy, give a hands-on demo, product overview and answer all of your questions.


Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Postponed
10:00am–11:30am
Henry's Scarborough


Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Postponed
3:00pm–4:30pm
Henry's Toronto


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
10:00am–11:30am
Henry's Ottawa
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at ottawa@henrys.com.


Thursday, December 5, 2019
3:00pm–4:30pm
Lozeau - Montreal
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at montreal@henrys.com.


FUJIFILM X-Pro3 - Various

Fujifilm First Look Event with the X-Pro3

Dates, Times and Locations: See Below
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Swing by select Henry's locations and come meet your local Fuji Guy as they show off the Fujifilm X-Series Cameras and Lenses including the newly announced X-Pro3.


Henry's Thornhill
Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:00pm–3:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at thornhill@henrys.com.


Henry's Vancouver
Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00am–1:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at vancouver@henrys.com.


Lozeau - Montreal
Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00pm–3:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at montreal@henrys.com.


Henry's St. Catharines
Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00am–1:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at stcatharines@henrys.com.


Henry's Toronto
Friday, December 6, 2019
12:00pm–3:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at toronto@henrys.com.


Henry's Mississauga - Heartland
Friday, December 13, 2019
12:00pm–3:00pm
Event is free to attend. Register for this session at mississauga@henrys.com.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Aperture & Depth of Field

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Aperture & Depth of Field

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 6:00pm–7:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

Skilled photographers know good photographs are not just about capturing a sharp subject. Quite often it's also about how a background (and foreground) looks in relation to that subject.

Discover the camera settings, tools & techniques that you can use to either create soft, dreamy backgrounds or keep everything sharp in your photos.

Topics include:

  • Depth of Field Explained
  • Lens Aperture, f-stop Numbers & How They Affect Depth of Field
  • More to the Story: Other Factors Which Influence Depth of Field
  • Lenses for Great Background Blur
  • How to Make Sure You Get the Depth of Field You Need

Applicable cameras: Interchangeable Lens Cameras (Advanced Compact Cameras welcome)

Be sure to bring your camera, a charged battery and follow along!

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Sony Demo Days

Sony Demo Days

Dates, Times and Locations: See Below
Cost: Free - No Registration Required

Swing by select Henry's locations and come meet your local Sony Representative as they show you the latest gear and answer all of your Sony related questions.


Friday, November 22, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Brampton | Henry's Kitchener | Henry's Toronto


Saturday, November 23, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Oakville | Henry's Thornhill


Sunday, November 24, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Barrie | Henry's Woodbridge


Friday, November 29, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Ottawa | Henry's Toronto | Henry's Vancouver


Friday, November 29, 2019
5:00pm–9:00pm
Henry's Mississauga-Heartland


Saturday, November 30, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Ottawa | Henry's Toronto


Sunday, December 1, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Nepean | Henry's Scarborough | Henry's Thornhill | Henry's Victoria


Friday, December 13, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Oakville | Henry's Thornhill | Henry's Toronto


Saturday, December 14, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's London South | Henry's Scarborough | Henry's Woodbridge


Sunday, December 15, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Brampton | Henry's London North | Henry's Thornhill


Friday, December 20, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Oakville | Henry's Toronto | Henry's Woodbridge


Saturday, December 21, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Ancaster | Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Toronto


Sunday, December 22, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Kitchener | Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Thornhill


Monday, December 23, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Brampton | Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Oakville


Thursday, December 26, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Ancaster | Henry's Scarborough


Friday, December 27, 2019
11:00am–3:00pm
Henry's Mississauga-Heartland | Henry's Toronto


Aputure Touch & Try - Toronto

Aputure Touch & Try

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time: 11:00am–5:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Cost: Free - No Registration Required

Aputure USA and Deity Microphones USA will be at Henry's Toronto on Saturday, November 23rd from 11am to 5pm to be available to customers to "Touch & Try" current and new Aputure & Deity Microphone products.


Introduction to Speedlights - Barrie

Introduction to Speedlights

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Time: 1:00pm–2:00pm
Location: Henry's Barrie
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join us for our Introduction to Speedlights Seminar where we'll discuss what all the settings do on your speedlights and how to make the most of these powerful tools.

No previous experience required, although a basic understanding of your camera is preferred.


Please bring your DSLR or Mirrorless camera and speedlight, a fully charged battery, and an SD card.

Event is free to attend. Seating is limited to 25 people. Register for this session at barrie@henrys.com.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Photography 101

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Photography 101

Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

Designed for those just getting started with a new camera, this introductory class focuses on both the essentials of camera operation and the fundamentals of what makes a good photo.

Learn best practice techniques for camera handling, focusing & shooting, as well as composition tips and techniques that will have you making more interesting photos sooner, rather than later.

Topics include:

  • Camera Controls: Buttons & Dials, Screens & Display Info, Understanding Focus Areas
  • Shooting in AUTO Mode: Best Practice Techniques for Camera Holding, Focusing & Shooting & Playback
  • Making Photos More Interesting: Composition Tips, Focus & Recompose, Two Ways to Get Closer & their Differences

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact point & shoot

Be sure to bring your camera, a charged battery and follow along!

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Manual Mode

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Manual Mode

Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Time: 6:00pm–7:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

This is it—the class that explains the elusive 'mystery' of photo exposure and how shutter speed, aperture & ISO all work together in the making of your photographs.

Once exposure is explained, we'll show you how to channel it through your camera's controls for real world photography. Wrapping up, we'll also discuss when and why it can be beneficial and sometimes necessary to use your camera's most engaging mode.

Topics include:

  • 'Exposure' defined
  • Aperture and Shutter Speed and how they each affect exposure
  • ISO: The third exposure variable & great problem solver
  • Putting it all together and using your camera's 'M' (manual) mode
  • When to shoot manually: when & why; preference vs necessity

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact cameras (with manual controls)

Be sure to bring your camera, a charged battery and follow along!

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Travel Photography

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Travel Photography

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

For those looking to better capture the character of their travel destinations, this class shares several of the tips & techniques that can make the difference in how you approach and capture the culture and architecture of your destination.

From preparation and research to finding better light and crafting better compositions, we'll show you how to bring home the more powerful images your trips are worthy of.

Topics include:

  • Getting Ready & Destination Research
  • Your Photographic Plan: Getting Inspired & Connected
  • Gear: Cameras, Lenses, Support Supplies, Storage, Task-Specific
  • Photo Anatomy and Composition Rules
  • Light: Direction, Colour & Quality at Different Times of Day
  • Photographing People, Details, and the Big Attractions

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact point & shoot (all)

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Vlogging 101

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Vlogging 101

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Time: 6:00pm–7:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

Designed for beginners who are thinking about starting a vlog, we'll discuss what vlogging is, as well as some of the factors that go into the forming of a plan—including the role of YouTube and popular social media channels.

From the simple use of a smartphone to using dedicated cameras, lenses and accessories for higher-level results, we'll also take a look at the tools of the trade and the differences you can expect from them.

Topics include:

  • What is Vlogging?
  • Examples in the Current Vlogosphere
  • Planning & the Questions to Ask Yourself
  • Gear: Essentials & Better Essentials
  • Camera Modes: AUTO vs Manual
  • Light & Sound: Good vs Bad
  • YouTube, Social Media & Things to Consider: Building Your Look, Style — Your Brand; Social Media Community Engagement; Scheduling)

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact point & shoot (advanced)

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Blurring Motion

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Blurring Motion

Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Time: 3:00pm–4:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

Not all action photos look best razor sharp. Allowing moving subjects to blur just the right way and just the right amount can often convey a much more powerful message. Just as important as it is to know how to freeze action, is learning how to carefully and effectively let it blur.

Learn the concepts and techniques that can make the difference between capturing a stunning action photo and recording a disappointing, blurred missed opportunity.

Topics include:

  • Motion in Photography
  • Shutter & Shutter Speed Explained
  • Controlling Shutter Speed (via S/Tv Mode)
  • Examples of Smearing Motion
  • Shutter Speed 'Danger Zone' and Stabilization
  • Panning Technique

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact point & shoot (with advanced controls)

Be sure to bring your camera, a charged battery and follow along!

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents: Video 101

Henry's Learning Lab Free Presents:
Video 101

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019
Time: 6:00pm–7:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free - Registration Not Required

Designed for those just getting started with video on their new interchangeable lens camera (DSLR or mirrorless). Compact point & shoot camera owners are welcome as well.

This introductory class focuses on the essentials of camera operation and setup. We'll take a look at setting quality settings for different intended uses, as well as what can be achieved while keeping things simple.

Topics include:

  • Camera Types (DSLR, Mirrorless, Point & Shoot)
  • Essential Buttons & Dials
  • First Recording & Playback
  • Focusing and Understanding Autofocus Behaviour
  • Quality Settings: Resolution
  • Frame Rate and its Impact on Slow Motion
  • Camera Modes: AUTO vs Manual (Intro)

Applicable cameras: DSLR, mirrorless, and compact point & shoot (advanced)

Be sure to bring your camera, a charged battery and follow along!

Event is free to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.


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