Photokina is the most eagerly anticipated event in the calendar for photography professionals and enthusiasts.

This year I’m privileged to be a guest of Canon, hosting its social media live-streams and interviewing some of the best-known photographers, photojournalists and filmmakers in the world.

It’s also an opportunity to get some hands-on time with amazing new kit — such as the EOS R camera — before it officially launches.

Expedition photographer Ulla Lohmann is a new hero of mine, and it was a thrill to interview her — and her 3-month old son — about her work. A force of Mother Nature, Ulla descends into volcanoes for a living and explores untrodden environments to uncover the stories that reveal the beating heart of our planet.

David McClelland in conversation with Ulla Lohmann at Photokina 2018

(Image: Twitter) David McClelland in conversation with Ulla Lohmann

Of course, Photokina isn’t just about photography, it’s a major platform for video too. I also spoke with Danish videographer Nicolai Brix about his transition from photojournalist to filmmaker, and the importance of storytelling in both.

photokina – Live with Canon Ambassador Nicolai Brix

Canon Ambassador, Nicolai Brix, joins us live from photokina to discuss his latest projects and how he's telling stories using video

Posted by Canon EMEA Pro on Friday, 28 September 2018

Watch more of the live streams on demand here on the Canon EMEA Pro page on Facebook.