Simon King At The Manfrotto School of Xcellence – Webinar

The Manfrotto School of Xcellence, Manfrotto’s dedicated online educational platform, is pleased to present local hero and wildlife photographer Simon King for an hour-long webinar session on Thursday 26th September at 16:00.

Simon will be sharing tips and tricks on how to attract and photograph wildlife close to home.  He will explain how to use a mix of professional photography gear and unusual household items to achieve great results.

As an accomplished wildlife photographer, Simon has great experience to share with anyone interested in photographing their wild surroundings. This free webinar will be an excellent opportunity to chat with a seasoned professional and learn some tricks of the trade.

The webinar is free and open to all interested parties.  For more details and to register, please visit:




Simon King is a multi award winning naturalist, conservationist, author and broadcaster. He is perhaps best known for presenting television series such as Big Cat Week and Springwatch, but is also one of the world’s most respected wildlife cameramen, with credits including Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Life and many more. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and in 2010 he was awarded the OBE for services to wildlife photography and conservation.

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at:

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