The Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow

News & Announcements

October 2nd, 2019

More Door Prizes Announced!

We've added 5 new items to our list of door prizes including a Peak Design Capture, 3 Legged Thing Albert Tripod Kit, Wandrd PRVKE 21L Backpack and more. Visit our door prize page to see a full list of incredible door prizes you'll have a chance to win at the show.

September 27th, 2019

Photo Contest Last Call

Our photo contest entry period ends this Sunday (September 29th). Submit your photo today for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

UPDATE 09/30/19: The contest period has now ended.

September 25th, 2019

Plan your Day at the Show

Today we posted the presentation times for all our seminars. We have a stacked roster of speakers this year, so stacked, in fact, it is not possible to see them all. We encourage you to check out our seminar page to see which seminars you want to see the most and plan your day at the show.

September 19th, 2019

Final Seminar Announcements

Today we complete our seminars list adding two new presentations from Cooper & O'Hara and Rob Brown. First, learn how to apply lighting techniques, composition and directing the story to create photos that have a cinematic feel with Cooper & O'Hara, commercial photographers right here in Edmonton. Next join industry leader and entrepreneur Rob Brown for a crash course on creating interior images that stand out from the crowd.

September 17th, 2019

Steve Simon Joins the Show!

This year's Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow promises to be jammed packed with incredible speakers that now include award-winning documentary photographer and author of five critically acclaimed photography books, Steve Simon. Steve will be presenting "The Passionate Photographer: Dream It; Be It.", an intense and fun seminar where you will learn to trust your intuition and rid yourself of preconceptions that hold you back. You'll leave this talk reinvigorated with the passion to maximize your strengths and talents.

September 16th, 2019

Renee Robyn Joins the Show!

The big announcements just keep coming! We are extremely delighted to announce one of our headline speakers, acclaimed composite photography Renee Robyn. Renee will be presenting "Composite Photography Tips and Tricks", walking through some of her favourite pre and post production techniques for making believable composites. Don't miss our on this talk, get your tickets to the Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow today.

September 12th, 2019

New Seminar: Elevating Your Event Photography Game

Huge announcement this morning! We're extremely excited to have URBANYEG founder and Vivid Ribbon Photography & Design co-founder, Chan Rin, speaking at the show. Chan's seminar, Elevating Your Event Photography Game, will teach you how to set proper expectations with clients, typical shot list expectations, what to bring for your shoot, effective shooting techniques and much more! Visit our seminars page for more details.

September 9th, 2019

New Show Features

The Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow is just under a month away and we have three exciting new features to tell you about. First up, The Discovery Centre! A collection of interactive exhibits that will teach you new skills and techniques. Here you'll discover creative studio lighting, pet photography, painting with light and home film processing!

Next up, Camera Buy Backs. Bring down your old camera gear and exchange it for in-store credit at McBain Camera. Use that in-store credit to take advantage of the third new feature, Exclusive Show Specials! Every attendee will be given a booklet full of tokens for exclusive deals redeemable at the show. The tokens will also be redeemable at any McBain Camera location from Oct 6th until Oct. 20th.

September 3rd, 2019

First Seminars Announced!

We're proud to announce two new seminars to be presented at the show. First, local portrait and editorial photographer Liam Mackenzie will be presenting "Trusting Your Weird Taste" discussing his personal rules for placing faith in your instincts and staying weird. For our second seminar announcement we're excited to have Jamie O'Quinn from redwagon photography presenting "Create the Photography Business You Want". Learn about getting started in your photography business, knowing your value, finding your style, branding your business and more!

Many more exciting seminar announcements to come, stay tuned.

August 29th, 2019

Tickets on Sale Now

Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow 2019 tickets are now available for purchase. You can buy tickets online here, or visit any McBain Camera location. This year we've dropped the price of tickets to just $10.00, and for every ticket sold $5 will be donated to Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS). Admission will be free for children 12 years of age and under.

August 2nd, 2019

EPT 2019 date set for Sunday, October 6th!

The Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow will hold its 11th annual show on Sunday, October 6th at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton!

You won't want to miss the best day to be a photographer in Edmonton. We have all the major brands returning once again for the show and some truly excellent speakers we look forward to telling you about in the near future. Follow us on Twitter for updates and announcements on exhibitors, show features, speakers and door prizes.

About the Show

Experience photography this fall at the The Edmonton Photographic Trade Show! Join us Sunday, October 6th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton for an extraordinary showcase of photography.

Every leader in the photographic industry will be in attendance demonstrating the latest and greatest in photographic equipment. Get hands on experience with the newest DSLR, mirrorless system and point & shoot digital cameras, as well as the latest must-have accessories to complement your growing collection of gear.