Image Expo 2018 will bring all the leading brands and companies under one roof providing professional and hobby photographers and videographers with the chance to experience the latest technology available in the world today. The wide array of high-tech products on display will include the latest cameras and lenses from the world’s top manufacturers, accessories such as lighting equipment, tripods and more, as well as all types of new photography and videography equipment such as drones and action cameras. Participants will be able to take advantage of amazing credit card offers and exclusive instalment plans from various banks and finance companies in order to make their dream purchase possible. They will also be presented with the chance to win exciting prizes and giveaways while special activities will keep the younger participants engaged. Media partners for Image Expo are Siyatha TV and Siyatha FM.
Image Expo 2018 will also feature the annual Sony Alpha Festival where Sony will display and demonstrate a wide range of innovative digital imaging products. The Experience Area of the Festival will allow photographers and videographers to get a hands-on experience of Sony's large selection of advanced tools that can enable them to bring their creative concepts and visions to life. The event will also feature key products from the latest additions to Sony’s line-up of award winning mirror less cameras including the flagship models Alpha A9 and Alpha A7R III as well as the recently-launched Alpha A7 III Along with the most awaited G master Lens Sony 400mm f2.8 will be available.
While the Sales Booth will offer the latest Sony cameras and accessories at special discounted prices, a Service Centre will allow for current Sony camera users to service or repair their cameras. One of the unique aspects of the festival will be the photography workshops conducted on a range of diverse topics by leading industry professionals in Sri Lanka. They include "Landscape and astro photography" by Anushka Eranga, "Fashion portraiture" by Dimitri Crusz, "Architecture photography" by Ganidu Balasuriya, "Fine Art photography" by Henry Rajakaruna, "Wildlife photography" by Lakshitha Karunaratne, "Wedding photography" by Rasanga Dissanayake and "Street photography" by Ravi Ranasinghe.
Commenting on the upcoming photography extravaganza, Anushka Gunasinghe - Founder & Managing Director of CameraLK stated, “This is the first Image Expo 2018 festival and we’re excited to offer professional and casual photographers in Sri Lanka the chance to witness the latest in today’s captivating world of photography and videography. Having all the top brands under one roof with exciting offers allows all participants to easily browse and compare products and make their purchases. Additionally, our partnership with Sony for the Alpha Festival part of Image Expo will provide the opportunity for all current and prospective Sony owners to experience the wonderful world of Sony products – from the smallest camera to the high-tech flagship models.”
Having started off as a small business in 2010, within a short period of 8 years, CameraLK has grown to become South Asia's largest freestanding showroom for photographic and digital equipment. The company has built a reputation as the only player in the industry to provide a comprehensive after sales service and was the first to establish an equipment rental service which also acts as an avenue for prospective customers to experience the product prior to making a purchase. The company also established a photography academy which focused on bringing together sought-after photographers and lecturers to provide courses for amateurs as well professional photographers. The company brings down numerous world-class brands such as Sony, Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Tamron , Sirui, Tokina, DJI, GoPro, Profotto and Wescott.