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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 www.learninglab.ca.


Spring into Sony at Henry's Toronto

Date: Friday, April 20th, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Sony Sensor Cleaning - First 40 Customers!
Come in and get your Sony camera cleaned (Sony cameras only), listen to content creation experts speak to Social Media is Easy with Sony and take a look at what else you need to get ready for Spring.

Check out the itinerary below or Register Now


11:00am – 12:00pm: Shooting Beautiful Portraits

If "the eyes are the window to your soul" as William Shakespeare is quoted, then you better get the eyes in focus.

Join Yadu Fereaud for this one hour lecture on shooting better portraits and using the latest camera technology to help you. Great portraiture is a result of lighting, composition and the feedback and relationship between the model and the photographer. Learn great tips on getting better portraits and of course how to use "Eye AF", the latest feature on Sony mirrorless cameras.
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Understanding Instagram

Join Graeme Roy - Everyone loves to shoot and learn with Graeme Roy. He's a leader in the Canadian Photography scene and has an outstanding understanding of photography, how you can improve your photography, and how to make great photos.

If you're into photography, whether it's Instagram, Street Photography or Photojournalism, this is a lecture for you.

As the Director of News Photography for the Canadian Press, Canada's news leader, Graeme has a great understanding of Instagram, both as a user and a Photo Editor searching through images to find new photographers to add to his freelance roster.
2:00pm – 3:00pm: From Natural Light To Off-Camera Flash

Join Raph Nogal - Together we will examine light in various situations and talk about how we can progress from photographing with the use of natural to the exciting world of off-camera lighting.

Raph will share behind the scenes footage, dissect some of his favourite images and talk about his approach to off-camera flash.

As a professional wedding photographer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (RaphNogal.com), Raph's style can be best described as a fusion between photojournalism and art-focused editorial photography. Best known for his dramatic creative off-camera lighting approach, Raph is an active photographer, educator and proud ambassador of Profoto Canada.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Solutions for the Youtube Photographer

Join Youtuber Maarten Heilbron for an exciting lecture and hands-on workshop about shooting videos for the Youtube platform including managing and growing your own youtube channel.

Maarten's video production career started as an audio engineer and ended as producer/director, working for TVOntario, Discovery Channel and WTN. As a freelance writer he wrote about technology and reviewed cameras for The Toronto Star. Maarten now produces videos about cameras, photography/videography and travel for his 43,012 subscribers. @youtube.com/maartech where he makes it a point to reply to every comment and question.

Maarten's 176 videos get over 300,000 monthly views and his total views is over 6 million. Maarten will provide the know-how to get you off on the right Youtube foot with this talk and workshop.

Plus you'll learn about lighting, audio, data management and stabilization from several on site partners including experts from Profoto (Church St. Only), Gnarbox on-site only promotions ($30 off) and learn how to achieve cinematic movement in your videos with Rhino Gear. Rhino ROV will be available for demo and pre-orders. All pre-orders come with a free Rhino ROV backpack $80-$100 value.

With extended participation from these great brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, LowePro and Joby.


Spring into Sony at Henry's Scarborough

Date: Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Henry's Scarborough
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Sony Sensor Cleaning - First 40 Customers!
Come in and get your Sony camera cleaned (Sony cameras only), listen to content creation experts speak to the Lenses for Every Type of Photography and look at what else you need to get ready for Spring.

Check out the itinerary below or Register Now


11:00am – 12:00pm: Shooting Outdoor Sports like Soccer, Baseball and Rugby

Join Rob Skeoch - Whether you're heading to the diamond, the pitch or just the field down the road your trip should start with this lecture by Rob Skeoch on the best way to shoot these sports.

Each sport has its unique challenges and opportunities for great photos. Getting into position for the best angles, using the sun to your advantage, shooting in the rain, will all be discussed as will camera issues like lens selection, the best AF mode to use for best results and even which shutter speeds to start with. If you're shooting sports this summer, make it easier on yourself by attending this lecture first.
1:00pm – 2:00pm: The Most Creative Portraits Express as Much About You as Your Subject

Join Peter Stranks - Great portraits are often as much about how you see the world as they are wonderful expressions of your subject. So, jump into a whole new way of making images by using creative tools like point of view, perspective, lens choice and simple lighting ideas to go from taking pictures to making images.

You will learn fun and easy techniques from Peter Stranks, a photographer pulling from thirty years of shooting experience for magazines like Canadian Living and Today's Parent, ad clients like Royal Bank and LCBO and films such as Cheaper by the Dozen 2, One Week, and Everyday.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Take Your Photography to the Street

In the summer, life happens on the streets of Toronto and that's where you'll want to be making photos.

Join Graeme Roy, the Director of News Photography for the Canadian Press, to learn about street photography. It doesn't matter if you're a newbee or have been shooting on the streets for years as Graeme brings a fresh approach to street photography and has tips and ideas that will have you thinking "outside the postcard" as you see and shoot details in daily life that make Toronto so unique.

Plus you'll learn about lighting, audio, data management and stabilization from several on site partners including experts from Gnarbox on-site only promotions ($30 Off ) and learn how to achieve cinematic movement in your videos with Rhino Gear. Rhino ROV will be available for demo and pre-orders. All pre-orders come with a free Rhino ROV backpack $80-$100 value.

With extended participation from these great brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, LowePro and Joby between 9am and noon.


Spring into Sony at Henry's Oakville

Date: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Location: Henry's Oakville
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Sony Sensor Cleaning - First 40 Customers!
Come in and get your Sony camera cleaned (Sony cameras only), listen to content creation experts speak on Sony Makes it Easy to be Unique and look at what else you need to get ready for Spring.

Check out the itinerary below or Register Now


11:00am – 12:00pm: Shooting Outdoor Sports like Soccer, Baseball and Rugby

Join Rob Skeoch - Whether you're heading to the diamond, the pitch or just the field down the road your trip should start with this lecture by Rob Skeoch on the best way to shoot these sports.

Each sport has its unique challenges and opportunities for great photos. Getting into position for the best angles, using the sun to your advantage, shooting in the rain, will all be discussed as will camera issues like lens selection, the best AF mode to use for best results and even which shutter speeds to start with. If you're shooting sports this summer, make it easier on yourself by attending this lecture first.
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Finding Your Unique Voice in Photography

Join Graeme Roy - If you want to make your photography more personal you'll have to learn to use your unique voice in your work.

Graeme Roy is the Director of News Photography for the Canadian Press and works with a team of the country's top photographers to tell the news of the day.

Take advantage of his years of experience as an editor, photographer and Director of Photography at this workshop and learn how to make better images, images that will be unique to you and your photographic vision.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Camera Setup for Photographers Moving Into Video

Join Maarten Heilbron (youtube.com/maartech) while she presents a hands-on demonstration for still photographers who want to create video with their cameras.

From exposure to audio Maarten will share his knowledge, experience and insight into producing video for online distribution.

From prep to post, he'll share his tips and techniques for successful video production.

Plus you'll learn about lighting, audio, data management and stabilization from several on site partners including experts from Gnarbox on-site only promotions ($30 Off ) and learn how to achieve cinematic movement in your videos with Rhino Gear. Rhino ROV will be available for demo and pre-orders. All pre-orders come with a free Rhino ROV backpack $80-$100 value.

With extended participation from these great brands: Manfrotto and Gitzo.


Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Date: Thursday, April 26th to Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Time & Location: Please see the Full Cinema Schedule

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.

Henry's is proud to be a sponsor of:

The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man
Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at 3:30pm
Hot Docs Cinema
Buy Tickets

For more information, visit www.hotdocs.ca.


Macro and Close-Up Photography

Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Time: 10:30am
Location: Henry's Woodbridge
Cost: Free - Registration Required

GET CLOSE! REALLY CLOSE! Macro and Close-Up photography is always popular, but the coming of Spring, new flowers and getting outside always increases demand and interest.

Join us for a free tutorial seminar on how to make better close-up and macro images using simple tools and techniques.

Your coach is Ross Chevalier, a respected instructor, photographer and videographer with over forty years experience.

You'll learn about lenses, tripods, arms, reflectors, lighting and all the pieces and techniques that will help you produce amazing close-up and macro photographs. There's a live demo, so you see it all!

Seating for this event is limited, so please register early via email. Henry's representatives will be available following the seminar to go over the equipment and solutions discussed should you have questions.

To register for this event, please email woodbridge@henrys.com.


Vlog with Sean

Date: Saturday, April 28th, 2018
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Henry's Toronto
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Are you thinking about starting your own vlog but you don’t know where to begin? There are many different options out there to capture your content and you might already own some of the gear! We’ll show you what we recommend, and teach you all the ins and outs of the vlogging world.

Join us for a comprehensive free seminar on how to start recording your own vlog. Bring your own device whether it be a phone, camera, or camcorder and we will carve out some time to answer your questions on how you can create better content.

Register Now


Making a Great Photo Print

Various Dates & Locations
Cost: Free - Registration Required

A print is real! It's tangible and has far more impact than an image on a screen or display. Good prints last for decades and are real memory-makers.

You'll learn the steps, starting with an edited photo, and go through the process to make it print ready, whether you will send the image out for printing, or print it yourself on a state-of-the-art home inkjet photographic printer.

Join us for a comprehensive free seminar on the ins and outs of making fine art prints using an inkjet printer and photographic paper. Adobe Lightroom will be used for the demo.

Sunday, April 29th, 2018
Henry's Thornhill
1:00pm - 3:00pm
To register for this event, please email thornhill@henrys.com.
Bring an edited full resolution JPEG on a memory stick. The first five attendees to arrive will receive a professionally-made print at the seminar.

Saturday, May 12th, 2018
Henry's Newmarket
10:30am - 12:00pm
To register for this event, please email newmarket@henrys.com.


Gearing Up for Video, Featuring Fujifilm

Various Dates & Locations (See Below)
Cost: Free - Registration Required

Join the Fuji Guys, Francis and Jerry, who will demonstrate best practices and ideal workflows for creating cinematic footage with the new Fuji X-H1. These experts will also discuss Video Tripods, Camera Cages, Audio Management, and much more. If you're looking to step up your video production, you do not want to miss this workshop.

Attendees will also receive an exclusive coupon toward their next Fujifilm purchase! Some conditions apply. See in-store for details.

Including solutions for the X-T2, X-T20, X-E3

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Henry's Toronto
5:00pm – 7:00pm
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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
Henry's Mississauga - Heartland
4:00pm – 6:00pm
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Complete Lighting and Shooting Workshop

Date: Sunday, May 6th, 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.

Visit lightingclasses.com for more information or Register Now.

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