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February 01, 2016 08:44 ET

This Week at Adorama: Mark Wallace, Brad Smith, and Daniel Norton

Manhattan-Based Photo, Video, and Electronics Store Adorama Hosts a Free Seminar, a Free Live Podcast, and Free Demonstrations From February 1st to February 4th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - Adorama, one of the world's largest photography, video and audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will host a free seminar, a free live podcast, and free demonstrations from Monday, February 1 to Thursday, February 4 in its Manhattan-based superstore.

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

Seminar: Two Years, 25 Countries. What I've Learned from the Journey with Mark Wallace
Monday, February 1st, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join Mark Wallace for a free seminar where he will recount his two-year journey around the world. Mark left the United States in 2013 and visited 25 countries. He took thousands of photographs and learned many new things. Mark will share tips for better travel photography, discuss the photography gear he used, and talk about his essential travel gear.

Mark will also cover the logistics of travel: visa applications, insurance, safety, and more. Anyone interested in Mark's photography work and his videos can ask him questions during the Q&A session at the end of the seminar. 

Mark is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Aside from holding workshops across the country, he also produces and hosts the web-based video series "Digital Photography, One on One" and "How'd They Do That?" both sponsored by Adorama TV. Millions of people have watched Mark's videos on YouTube.

Mark also has a strong following on Facebook and Twitter, where he spends a great deal of time interacting with viewers and workshop attendees. His clients include Shea Homes, Ford Models, National Public Radio, and iGo.

Live Podcast: Photo Brigade with Brad Smith
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2pm - 3pm

Join host Robert Caplin at the Adorama in-store event space with his guest, photo editor Brad Smith, for a live podcast. Brad is the former director of photography at Sports Illustrated (SI), where he oversaw all photographic content. Prior to SI, Brad was the sports photo editor for The New York Times and was the assistant director of photography for the White House during the Clinton administration.

Brad was also the director of photography at Sports Illustrated Kids and Sports Illustrated Women. Brad is on the faculty for the Eddie Adams Workshop, Summit Workshops, and FOTOfusion.

Attendees are invited to watch the event in person or tune in live via

Free Demos: Learn Beauty Photography with Daniel Norton
Thursday, February 4th, 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 several types of beauty lighting that will flatter both men and women. Attendees will use the latest cameras from Hasselblad and lighting from Broncolor, and they will work with models to create stunning beauty portraits.

Attendees can also try different lighting scenarios and will learn how medium format cameras from Hasselblad can help create files of unmatched quality. These live demos will include lectures, practical demonstrations, and hands-on time with the equipment.

Each session will cover different beauty set-ups. RSVP to one or all three sessions. 

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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