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February 15, 2016 08:01 ET

This Week at Adorama: "Deadpool" Live Podcast, Food Photography, and More

Manhattan-Based Photo, Video, and Electronics Store Adorama Hosts Free Seminars, Free Podcasts, and Live Demonstrations From February 15th to February 21st

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 15, 2016) - Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video and audio, imaging, and electronics retailers, will host free seminars, podcasts, and live demonstrations from Monday, February 15 to Sunday, February 21 in its Manhattan-based superstore.

Learning from renowned subject matter experts, attendees will walk away with valuable insights, actionable tips, new skills, and great memories.

Live Podcast: Photo Brigade with Monica Stevenson
Monday, February 15th, 11am -12pm

Learn from award-winning commercial photographer, fine artist, and director Monica Stevenson in a podcast with The Photo Brigade where she will share her knowledge and experience working for international brands and agencies. Monica, who is based in New York City and Tryon, North Carolina, is known for her lighting mastery and artisan's approach to the creative process.

The event can be watched live at Adorama in person or accessed online via

Photo Brigade Panel: Starting a Thriving Photography Business
Monday, February 15th, 5pm - 7:30pm

Considering starting your own photography business? Don't miss the special Photo Brigade panel that will talk about the basics of the business, how to build your client base, how to promote the business, and more.

The special panel consists of New York City-based photographers Drew Gurian and Keziban Barry along with Global Creative Director Thomas Shim. The panel will be moderated by Andrea Wise, a photo editor for

Join the panel in person at Adorama's event space or watch it live at

Seminar: Travel Light with Tony Gale
Tuesday, February 16th, 5pm - 7pm

Don't want to bring a lot of heavy photography gear when you go on a trip? In this seminar, Tony Gale will show attendees how they can take advantage of portable small camera flashes to lighten their load. Tony will use multiple flash units on and off camera to create beautiful and dramatic lighting. His gear includes the Sony a7RII, Sony flashes, and Lastolite modifiers. 

Tony Gale is an award-winning portrait and lifestyle photographer. Tony had taught photographic lighting at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City for four years, and he currently teaches lighting at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). He is also a Manfrotto Ambassador and a Sony Associate Artisan of Imagery. He can be found on Facebook and Twitter.

Live Podcast: Story Analysis Panel for "Deadpool"
Wednesday, February 17th, 7pm - 9pm

This live panel for the upcoming film "Deadpool" (out in cinemas this February) will be recorded in front of an interactive studio audience. The film's script and 10-year development will be analyzed and explored. Attendees who do not mind spoilers should RSVP and learn how much X-Men and Marvel universe crossovers the film's audience will see.

The podcast will be hosted by David Negrin, a screenwriter, producer, and professor of writing for film and television. David is also the founder and executive director of the NYC Screenwriters Collective, the largest not-for-profit screenwriting workshop in New York City. 

Free Demos: Food Photography with Daniel Norton
Thursday, February 18th, 3 Sessions: 12pm - 1pm, 2pm - 3pm, 4pm - 5pm

Join Daniel Norton, Adorama Pro's senior lighting consultant and trainer, in a free workshop that explores food photography. Covering simple to advanced techniques, the workshop will teach how to create natural-looking light in the studio and control color and depth of field. These techniques will allow attendees to craft food images that are beautiful and palatable. Aside from mastering simple and clean food shots, attendees will also learn advanced techniques like splashes and full plating.

There will be three sessions. RSVP to one or all three sessions.

Podcast: We're Getting Better With Bryon Summers
Friday, February 19th, 12pm - 1pm

Tune in to an educational podcast hosted by Bryon Summers, the resident photographer of the hip-hop podcast "The Combat Jack Show."

"We're Getting Better" focuses on photographic situations, experiences, and lessons to help aspiring photographers improve their craft. New episodes can be accessed here:

Seminar: Available and Low-Light Photography With Ron Jautz
Sunday, February 21st, 2pm - 3:30pm

Conducted by Ron Jautz, this seminar will teach attendees how their cameras "see" and function in low-light conditions, helping them reproduce the same great indoor or night-time scenes visible to the naked eye using their cameras. Attendees will also learn which camera modes work best in low-light conditions, how to create properly exposed low-light photos, what equipment and gear is needed for low-light shooting, and other valuable pointers.

Ron Jautz is a corporate and editorial photographer with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in photographing people on location, and travels extensively for clients such as Bank of New York and Time Warner, Inc. In addition to his commercial work, Ron is also a fine art photographer and has exhibited his work in galleries in the East Coast.

ADORAMA: More Than a Camera Store

Adorama is more than a camera store -- it is one of the world's largest photography, video, audio, and computer retailers. Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to become the leading online destination for imaging and consumer electronics. Adorama's vast product offerings include: Adorama Pix (home entertainment, mobile computing, professional video and audio, and in-house photo lab services), Adorama Pro (resources and gear for photographers, filmmakers, production studios, broadcasting/post houses, and recording artists), Adorama Rental Company (pro equipment rental), and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free creative education in online channels such as the popular Adorama TV.

Adorama is noted by Consumer Reports as one of the nation's top five electronics retailers; recognized "Best of the Web" by; listed in the Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.

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