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August 27, 2010 11:06 ET

Manfrotto School of Xcellence Hosts Free Webinar on Photography as a Means of Expression

World-Renowned Photographer David duChemin to Offer Insight on How to Use Visual Language to Create Expressive Photography

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - August 27, 2010) -  Manfrotto School of Xcellence, a free resource for anyone who wants to learn more about photography, is proud to announce a free webinar titled, "IMPACT & INFORMATION: Understanding and using the visual language to create compelling, intentional photographs that express your vision." The free webinar will take place on Wednesday, September 1st from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT. The host, Canadian photographer David duChemin, will discuss how to go beyond the technicalities of photography to create effective and unique stories with a camera.

David duChemin ( is a Vancouver-based international assignment photographer, specializing in world and humanitarian photography. His passion has led him to travel the world in pursuit of inspirational images of beauty, dignity, and hope. His work on behalf of organizations like World Vision, a humanitarian organization dedicated to tackling poverty and injustice, has raised millions of dollars for sustainable development and education in poverty-stricken countries. duChemin also devotes his time to teaching and leading photography workshops around the world, and is the best-selling author of "Within the Frame, The Journey of Photographic Vision."

This webinar will provide participants with expert advice on how to create images that are both aesthetically pleasing and emotionally moving. duChemin will also give tips on how to shoot intentionally and ensure that every element contributes to the depth of the photograph. In addition, he will offer insight into optics, shutter speeds, aperture, and framing, giving participants the means to create a more compelling photograph.

Other Topics for Discussion Include:

  • Finding inspiration -- in your backyard or around the world
  • Vision -- how to cultivate and find your own
  • Photographing people, places, and culture
  • Utilizing camera technology to tell your story

To register for the free Manfrotto School of Xcellence webinar and for additional information, please visit:

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About Manfrotto Distribution
Manfrotto Distribution, Inc. is a leading distributor of key accessories brands for the photographic, video, cine and lighting production markets. Manfrotto Distribution is an international company within the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, which owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, Avenger and Litepanels. National Geographic Bags and Tripods are manufactured and distributed under license. As the US distributor of Metz, Gossen, Elinchrom, Lastolite, Formatt Filters, Rotatrim and Datacolor, which are available nationwide through an extensive network of authorized dealers, Manfrotto Distribution offers the most complete range of exceptional camera and lighting accessories in the business. The Manfrotto Distribution international network covers the USA, Germany, France, Italy, UK, Japan, Hong Kong and China.

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