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A Live Webcast of the New Sony a7 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System with Mark Weir, Senior Technology Manager for Sony's Digital Imaging Business at B&H Event Space

The Sony a7 system represents a significant technological advancement for photographers and videographers, and to help you understand their full potential, B&H has brought together a panel of specialists for a live webcast discussion of this new and groundbreaking system.

Sony recently released, to great acclaim, the world’s first full-frame digital camera system with interchangeable lenses, housed in a compact mirrorless body. These are the a7 and the a7R. Photographers are interested, they’re experimenting, and they are curious for more. Many photographers who are invested in Canon, Nikon, and Leica lenses are adapting their lenses to this compact system.

About this event:
The Sony Alpha a7 is the world's first full-frame digital camera system housed in a compact, mirrorless body. Photographers are interested, they’re experimenting, and they are curious for more. Because the a7 system represents such an important advancement for photographers and videographers, therefore, to help put this system in perspective and to help photographers understand its full potential, B&H has brought together a panel of specialists for a live webcast discussion of this new and groundbreaking system.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speakers: Brian Smith, Gabriel Biderman, Mark Weir
Event Type: Photography, Video
Location: Streamed Live on the B&H Website

Join this live webcast by tuning in on Tuesday March 18 at 1:00 pm EST at the following link: B&H also encourages Sony a7 enthusiast to submit questions today via Twitter, using hashtag #BHPhotoLive, and to register and enter to win a Sony a7 camera with a 28-70mm lens, and several other Sony prizes.

Featured Speakers

Brian Smith
Pulitzer-Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith was among the first professional photographers in the world to use the Sony a7R. His bold, iconic portraits of celebrities, athletes, and executives have appeared in Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Time, People, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Forbes, and GQ. His photographs have been exhibited in the Library of Congress, the American Museum of Natural History, Chelsea Art Museum, and the Aperture Gallery. He's a Sony Artisan of Imagery, and author of Secrets of Great Portrait Photography and Sony A7 / A7R: From Snapshots to Great Shots.

Mark Weir
Mark is Senior Technology Manager for Sony's Digital Imaging business in the U.S. As a 15-year veteran, he is well-versed in the technology and design of digital cameras. With of a love of photography that spans nearly 50 years, he has been a working pro, a camera planner, and a photo educator.

Gabriel Biderman
A self-taught travel and fine art photographer for over 20 years, Gabriel loves the "process" of creating the image. He'll use anything from classic film cameras, Lensbabies, and alternative processes, to the latest digital technology, including mirrorless cameras. He has given talks and workshops on night photography for the last five years, and has taught for The Rocky Mountain School of Photography, Woodstock Center for Photography, and the Bannerman Trust. Gabriel's work has been exhibited in New York, London, San Francisco, and Hawaii. Gabriel is currently the senior member of the Pro Photo Marketing Department at B&H.

The B&H Event Space is a leading-edge learning environment designed to educate, inspire, and cultivate a community of like-minded individuals, who aspire to be great at what they love to do. By offering free workshops and lectures in photography, video and pro audio, it is B&H Photo's mission to help those in this community achieve their goals.

The B&H Event Space partners with major photography manufacturers in the imaging industry and academic institutions in the arts to produce a wide range of workshops and seminars covering a vast spectrum of topics. B&H "Mavens," employees who are experts on a specific topic, teach classes in the Event Space. On Sundays, high-profile and emerging photographers, as well as industry professionals, deliver inspirational lectures about their work and spin their personal tales of success.

The B&H Event Space is more than a physical space, featuring event videos online that are also available through podcasts, so that photographers and enthusiasts can view them at home or while traveling.

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About B&H Photo Video
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When in New York, take a tour of the B&H Photography SuperStore located at 420 9th Ave. The expo continues all year round at B&H, in the camera kiosks. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturer representatives who are there to guide and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

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