More than 1,200 exhibitors from 45 countries are next month expected to descend on Cologne, Germany for Photokina u2013 a show billed as the worldu2019s leading imaging fair.

Open to the public from 18-23 September, Photokina will stretch across seven exhibition halls and serve as a platform for the latest product launches.

Organisers claim it is a ‘must event for photography fans’.

‘For amateur photographers Photokina means: Touching, trying out, experiencing.’

They add: ‘It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.’

A day ticket costs €29, if booked online in advance.

Amateur Photographer will be at the show to report back on all the latest kit, trends and future developments.

For details visit www.photokina.com