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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!

Many of Henry's in-store seminars and events are brought to you in whole or in part by Henry's Learning Lab. For information on Henry's Learning Lab and the workshops that are offered, please visit

How to Take More Memorable Halloween Photos

Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Henry's Markham
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Learn to capture the Halloween joy of your little ones or of your party guests. During this workshop you will learn how to best set your adjustable camera, use backgrounds and props, pose, add simple flash, and easily modify flash, allowing you to create memorable photos you will enjoy for years to come.

Please bring your adjustable camera to try these techniques.

Free to attend, but seating is limited. Please call the store at 905-201-8926 or email to reserve a seat.

Bird and Wildlife Photography with Sony Mirrorless Cameras

Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Henry's Vancouver
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join world renowned Canadian nature photographer, blogger, photo educator and lecturer, Christopher Dodds, for a slide show presentation about his experience switching to Sony mirrorless cameras for wildlife and bird photography. Chris shares his journey into the Sony mirrorless system with many of the professional tips, tricks and techniques that he uses everyday to capture his artistic and technically perfect images, with particular attention to setting up Sony mirrorless digital cameras for birds-in-flight action photography. The show is designed to improve your birds-in-flight photography efforts with any camera brand!


Christopher Dodds, a full-time freelancer, has combined his life-long passion for nature with highly technical expertise to become one of the top nature photographers of the time. He has over 30 years experience as a full-time freelance nature and wildlife photographer, nature photography workshop & safari leader, photography educator, blogger, and lecturer.

His widely-read blog has become the “go-to” resource for many nature photographers from around the world. Chris' images appear in many of the world's leading magazines and newspapers and among countless private collections.

"I've always had a deep love and interest in nature and photography, so it was only natural that I followed my passion as a nature photographer. I love sharing what I've learned and it truly is wonderful to see a participant improve their skills and learn how to reliably create awesome images filled with visual impact."

Chris is a Master Coloratti; An ambassador, lecturer and educator for for the prestigious X-Rite Photo Coloratti initiative. In August, 2012, Chris became the inaugural member of the prestigious Northern Explorer of Light program; he remained in that role as an ambassador, contract photographer, lecturer and educator for Canon Canada for five years, until switching to the Sony mirrorless camera system in August of 2017.

Event is free to attend. To register, please email

Tamron Day

Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Henry's Oshawa
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Take this opportunity to check out and test all of the exciting new lenses from Tamron and get all the answers to your questions from an Amplis representative specializing in Tamron, Vanguard and many more.

A free camera sensor cleaning will also be offered to those who attend.

Space is limited. Please email to register:

Panasonic Presents:
Urban Decay with Mark Wolfson

Date: Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Henry's Halifax
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join Mark Wolfson's presentation “Urban Decay” as he tells us how he shoots abandoned structures. He will give us tips and tricks on photographing historic properties and show us the gear he uses. Mark’s presentation will take us to building sites we may never see again in the flesh. It’s not to be missed.

Mark is a retired Vice President of Henry’s, Canada’s Greatest Camera Store, and is a graduate of Ryerson University Photographic Arts. In his near half century in the photographic business, Mark has witnessed extraordinary changes to the equipment, materials and processes that once defined photography. He is a passionate photographer who has travelled extensively through many parts of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa. His photographs hang in homes and businesses across Canada and the USA. Mark has lectured at York University’s Glendon College, Ryerson University, George Brown College, photographic clubs and organizations across Canada.

Event is free to attend. Space is limited to 20. To register, please email

Photo Walk - Historic Newmarket

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm (Photo Walk)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (Photo Review and Edit Session)
Location: Henry's Newmarket
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join us for this free photo walk through Historic Newmarket! Your guides, Martin Ingles and Bryan Weiss, will be there to offer suggestions and assistance for anyone who has an interest in photography.

The photo walk will be 2 hours followed by an additional 2 hour photo review and edit session back in the Henry’s Newmarket Learning Lounge.

Event is free to attend. Register for this session at

Halloween Portrait

Date: Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Time: From open till close...this is an all-day event.
Location: Henry's Newmarket
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join Henry's Newmarket on All Hallows' Eve - October 31st. Bring the kids by our store for their Free Kids Halloween Portrait!

We will have candies on hand for the kids and be making fun portraits of the kids (and their families) that we will print for them on-site (or email their photos to them).

This will be an all-day event and people can come by at any time for their Halloween portraits.

Event is free to attend. Register for this session at

Shooting Stars

Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Henry's Newmarket
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join Bryan Weiss in discussing how to make better photos of stars, the moon, or other night photography.

He will be covering the Milky Way, star trails, star photo stacking, and how to shoot the moon, specifically, but these tips will lend well to most night shooting including light painting and other low light styles.

Event is free to attend. Register for this session at

Winterizing Your Gear

Date: Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Henry's Newmarket
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join Bryan Weiss to discuss how to winterize your gear.

Shooting in the cold is tough and learning how to properly use your equipment in the harsh Canadian winter can really add to the enjoyment of winter photography. Help keep everyone's equipment safe and functioning, despite the freezing cold.

Event is free to attend. Register for this session at

Complete Lighting and Shooting Workshop

Date: Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Studio 311 - 9 Davies Ave., Toronto (Queen E. & DVP)
Cost: $249 - Registration Required

This extensive hands-on learning and shooting experience is designed to take your studio photography to new creative heights. You will learn core lighting principles and work in a professional photo studio, complete with all of the relevant gear for controlling your light. You only need to bring your camera, and a desire to create the most amazing images of people - ever.

Experienced industry models will be on hand to help you craft images that you will be proud of for your own portfolio. We will cover several different lighting styles for portraiture, beauty, fashion and more. These principles will help you create virtually any look or mood you desire, for photographing women or men.

This workshop is aimed primarily at photographers with no experience with studio strobe lighting and have a strong desire to learn. To help your learning a comprehensive student guide is provided including guidance on gear that you will use. You will be amazed at what you can accomplish. This workshop is conducted by James Ogilvie, creator of several Henry's Learning Lab classes in addition to teaching in Henry's flagship Toronto location.

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