By Paul Hayes
MELBOURNE, VIC: Consumers will soon get the chance to learn how to better use their digital cameras at the upcoming Digital Life Expo to be held in Melbourne.
To be held 5 and 6 June at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, free workshops will include three specific education areas: Picture Place; Bring Your Photos to Life; and Visual Light Education.
The Picture Place area will look at everything from photo applications for iPhones through to how users can safely archive, find and retrieve their photos.
The Bring Your Photos to Life workshops are designed to allow visitors to learn how to meter for available light, pose a model correctly and compose dynamic portraits in everyday situations.
Finally, the Visual Light Education will give visitors the chance to meet industry professional who will demonstrate how to get the most out of digital imaging and editing software.
Digital image supplier, HP, has also announced that its expanded retail publishing portfolio will be showcased at the Digital Life Expo.
HP is set to unveil its new retail photo concept store, its Photo Centre 5 Premier software and instant print solutions, plus a live demonstration of the company’s online photo service, Snapfish.
The expo will also be the site of HP’s first Australian public demonstration of what the company calls the fastest dry minilab printer on the market, the Photosmart ML1000D.