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Erin Babnik Presenting at B&H Optic Conference in NYC

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Erin Babnik will be speaking for Canon at the B&H Optic Conference in New York City on June 2. Her talk, titled “Contemporary Approaches to Composition in Landscape Photography”, will take place from 2–3pm, and she will be attending the Canon Sunset Cruise on New York Harbor that evening.

Learn the best ways to use your equipment to capture sense of place and tell a story. From taking the shot to printing the shot, attending OPTIC will help you make images like a pro on assignment for National Geographic! You’ll be learning from the best in 4 days of free instruction.

Nothing is more exciting than getting away and exploring the world with a camera in hand. Learn how to make memorable photographs in exotic locations and capture amazing wildlife at OPTIC. You could get lucky and win a trip with Lindblad Expedition’s annual OPTIC Destination Sweepstakes!

Attending OPTIC is like super-charging your creative drive. The speakers will surely motivate you to get out and photograph, from the state park near your home to dream destinations across the globe. OPTIC is all about getting out and doing it—and learning to do it like a pro!

Take the OPTIC Challenge
Use OPTIC to create a masterful photo by completing a series of tasks. Then submit your finished work to a panel of judges who will evaluate and decide who gets crowned OPTIC Champion.
* To qualify for Task 1, the three booths you visit must be Sony, Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, or Godox.
How It Works:
Step 1 – Get Your OPTIC Passport (it’s in your swag bag)

Step 2 – Complete 4 Tasks (Make sure to get your ticket punched!)

Step 3 – Submit your work!
Task 1 – Visit 3 camera manufacturer booths*
Task 2 – Take a picture at OPTIC. Check out our B&H Photo Exploration Stations
Task 3 – Edit and print your work in the Workflow Experience room
Task 4 – Promote your photo skills/OPTIC experience on social media using #OPTIC2019
Extra Credit – Enter the Lindblad Sweepstakes
(not necessary to enter, but panel will recognize as a bonus credit when judging)
1st Place: $2500 B&H Gift Card Plus a new Olympus E-M1X Camera and Lens
2nd Place: $1500 B&H Gift Card Plus a Cintiq 16 Creative Pen Display from Wacom
3rd Place: $1000 B&H Gift Card
Honorable Mention: $500 B&H Gift Card

Sunset Cruise Sponsored by Canon USA
Bring your cameras to capture gorgeous shots of legendary New York Harbor and its sights, including Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and Lady Liberty herself.


June 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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