AP is giving away 20 places for a u2018Press Packu2019 seminar to be hosted by APu2019s popular columnist Mike Maloney at the Nikon Solutions Expo show at Olympia, London on 22 and 23 November.

AP is giving away 20 places for a ?Press Pack? seminar to be hosted by AP?s popular columnist Mike Maloney at the Nikon Solutions Expo show at Olympia, London on 22 and 23 November.

There are 10 places up for grabs for each day of the event which will be issued on a first come first served basis.

In the hour-long seminars participants will be able to join Mike in capturing images in true ?press pack? style, using a wireless-enabled Nikon D2x digital SLR camera, Nikkor lens and Speedlight.

To be in with a chance reserve your place today visit

www.nikon.co.uk/training/digital_imaging_seminars/default.asp?nextProc=ShowCourses

Mike says he will talk participants through news photography and provide guidance on how to get a shot worthy of the front page of a national newspaper. Organisers

will simulate an event for shooting that ?winning picture?.

Mike will also provide an individual critique of the images on the AP stand (stand 32) in the exhibitors? hall after the shoot.

Images captured will be sent instantaneously to a dedicated ?Picture Desk? server on-site and made available for printing at the event by Solutions partners Hewlett Packard and Mitsubishi Electric.

Even if you don?t get a place on the seminar there is plenty more at the show, which is free to attend. It features product experts in a series of presentations and seminars from Nikon and its partners.

There is also the chance to get your hands on the Nikon’s new D200 digital SLR which is due to go on sale on 15 December. The 10.2 megapixel D200, expected to cost £1299.99 (body only) boasts a new 11-area AF system and D2X processing engine.

Visit www.solutions-expo.co.uk for full details of the show and a detailed conference programme.

The show is open10am-6pm both days.