Calling all Canon photographers! Want to shoot a catwalk show at London Fashion Weekend?

London Fashion Weekend

Photo by Wex team member Pankaj Ganpatlal


UPDATE 18 February 2013: All spots have now been filled! Thanks to everyone who took the time to apply.

How would you like the opportunity to shoot a catwalk show from the photographer’s pit? The same pit where hours earlier the world’s press will have been shooting London Fashion Week?

In partnership with Canon, we’re giving customers the opportunity to join us at Somerset House in London on Sunday 24th February to photograph a show at London Fashion Weekend. This is an opportunity for Canon shooters of all levels of experience, from beginners to professionals, with guidance available to those who are new to catwalk photography.

The best part? It’s FREE! You just need to get in touch to apply for one of the limited spaces available as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know:

Date & time

The event will be held on Sunday 24 February 2013.

We will meet at 4pm for a pre-show briefing and the show will start at 5pm.


The catwalk show will be at Somerset House in Covent Garden, London.

The meeting place and time will be provided closer to the time to those who secure a place at the event.

Who can apply

Allocation of tickets is entirely at our discretion and as this event is in association with Canon, priority will be given to Canon shooters first and foremost. This event is FREE to attend and places are strictly limited, so please only apply for a place at the event if you are able to attend.

To request a place at this exciting event, please email [email protected] with the following information:

  1. Full name
  2. Email address
  3. The make and model of the camera you'll be shooting with

Please email us once only. We will only allocate one place per person. If you have been successful in securing a place, we will endeavour to reply as soon as possible before Wednesday 20 February with confirmation.

Additional information

  • There will be a briefing and technical assistance before the show begins.
  • You must bring your own camera and lenses as well as memory cards. Cameras and lenses will not be provided by Canon on the day.
  • You will need to make your own travel arrangements to/from London and to the venue.
  • Further details and a meeting location & time will be provided closer to the time.
  • By attending, you agree to the terms and conditions set by the organisers (The British Fashion Council)
  • Final T & C’s on picture usage will be determined nearer the time.
  • You will be asked to sign a waiver before entering the main show space.

We look forward to seeing you at Somerset House next week!


UPDATE 18 February 2013: All spots have now been filled! Thanks to everyone who took the time to apply.