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Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the 2013 Canon Live Learning (CLL) workshops and programs schedule. The on-site education program, now in its fourth year, is aimed at helping both advanced imaging enthusiasts and professionals elevate their knowledge of photography, filmmaking, and the technologies within Canon’s professional imaging and printing devices. CLL programs feature the
EOS Immersion Seminars, EOS Destination Workshops, and
Canon Professional Development Seminars and Workshops. Each of the programs offer an educational experience that will provide informative classes and hands-on instruction by a number of imaging professionals including Canon’s Explorers of Light (EOL).
“The Canon Live Learning program is an example of the emphasis Canon puts not only on the quality of its products, but also on the importance of educating customers so they maximize their imaging experience,” stated Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. “The goal of these educational programs is to empower our customers to expand their creative visions.”
CLL programs are available throughout the United States and, as in previous years, the 2013 EOS Immersion series of seminars and workshops will be presented in a weekend format with the
EOS Immersion Seminar on Saturday, followed by the choice of two
EOS Immersion Workshops on the following Sunday. The
EOS Immersion Workshop hosts participants in a studio setting where they will be taught photographic and HD Video techniques, and where they are encouraged to try Canon’s latest EOS equipment, and accessories in order to gain a greater knowledge of Canon’s imaging products.
Canon representatives will be on-hand to provide technical assistance at all CLL events to help ensure that any questions and concerns can be answered accurately and immediately. For more information on CLL, including the schedule of classes and pricing information, visit
In 2013, the first half of the Canon EOS Immersion series is currently set to be held in the following cities:
Los Angeles, CA
March 23 rd – March 24 th
April 20 th – April 21 st
May 18 th – May 19 th
New York, NY
June 8 th – June 9 th
EOS Immersion Seminars and WorkshopsTogether, the
EOS Immersion Seminar and Workshops are a two-day weekend event. The first half of the 2013 five-city series tour kicked off in Houston, Texas on February 23
rd and will conclude in New York City on June 9
EOS Immersion Seminar The
EOS Immersion Seminar features a full-day of informative lectures and demonstrations on the latest techniques, configurations and creative insights for Canon digital SLR users. Educational highlights from the full-day session include: essential controls and configurations of an EOS camera for the results users want; essentials of storytelling using the HD video capability of an EOS camera; and understanding the technical and creative potential of the Canon Speedlite system, including its integrated wireless control system. In addition, the
EOS Immersion Seminar will have Canon technical representatives on-site to answer questions about, and assist with using, Canon products. These technical representatives will also be on-hand to give demonstrations of the Canon EOS imaging products and Canon printers. The
EOS Immersion Seminar is designed to help educate and inform EOS camera owners with a basic-to-advanced understanding of photography. A registration fee of $89 is required to attend the
EOS Immersion Seminar.
EOS Camera Workshops The
Creative Lighting with Speedlites workshop will inspire users to creatively control flash in a wide range of locations and situations. Demonstrations by professional photographer Jeff Greene will feature basic flash photography concepts to multi-flash creative techniques used by professionals. All Speedlite workshops take place in a professional studio, giving attendees the opportunity to shoot with Canon products throughout the day, as well as the chance to utilize Canon’s professional printing devices to receive sample prints of some of their work. The workshop will also have models on-hand to photograph, lighting modifiers and teaching assistants to help ensure attendees complete the workshop with gorgeous images and an understanding of Canon’s Speedlite system. A registration fee of $325 is required to attend the
Creative Lighting with Speedlites workshops.
EOS HD Video Storytelling: Real Life Techniques workshop helps users maximize the substantial video capabilities of Canon’s EOS digital cameras. This intimate hands-on video workshop, featuring the expertise of Emmy award-winning photojournalist Sharon Levy Freed, highlights the fundamentals of storytelling as Sharon helps guide participants through the primary aspects of creating a compelling visual story. Core skills to be covered include camera configuration, the best gear and accessories to maximize the imaging experience, story development, character recognition, sequencing, camera operation and an editing overview. A registration fee of $325 is required to attend the
EOS HD Video Storytelling: Real Life Techniques workshop.
EOS Destination WorkshopsThe
EOS Destination Workshop series offers an intimate, two to four day experience, where photography enthusiasts and professionals will learn both in-the-field from a Canon EOL and through classroom instruction and personal critiques.
Depending on the workshop attended,
EOS Destination Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to shoot with Canon products against some of America’s most beautiful backdrops, including the waterfalls, mountains and wildlife in the Great Smokey Mountains of Tennessee, the intriguing world of the butterflies living within the Denver Botanic Gardens or the famously dramatic landscapes of the Maroon Bells mountains in Aspen.
For an even more majestic photographic journey, Canon is offering a destination workshop at Lake Clark National Park in Alaska from July 21
st - July 24
th and July 24
th - 27
th. Canon EOL, Jennifer Wu, will provide lectures, as well as instruction in-the-field to capture the Coastal Brown Bears and other animals of the region against the breathtaking backdrops of Alaska’s mountains and rivers.
Topics of the
EOS Destination Workshops vary by class but can include composition, environmental portraits, wildlife, essential techniques of the Canon Speedlite system, and tips for effective lighting control in an outdoor environment. In addition, attendees will be able to print samples of some of their photos to take with them once the workshop has concluded.
EOS Destination Workshop is scheduled for April 20
st, 2013 at Parish Kohanim Studio in Atlanta, Georgia. Canon EOL, Parish Kohanim will guide attendees through a two-day workshop that will clarify a multitude of techniques needed to capture the perfect portrait. The workshop will give attendees a hands-on learning experience during a beautiful time of year when trees, flowers and plants are in bloom and the city of Atlanta becomes a lush botanical garden.
For the complete Canon Live Learning schedule, additional information and pricing, please visit usa.canon.com/canonlivelearning.