Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, recently brought the five senses to life with the PIXMA PRO City Senses gallery experience, a three-city gallery series aimed at encapsulating an emotion and moment-in-time through the power of printed images. Inspired by their hometown pride and love of photography, actor Norman Reedus (AMC’s The Walking Dead), multi-Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist and actor COMMON, and notable chef Tyler Florence, each hosted gallery exhibits in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, respectively. These exhibits featured images created by the celebrity hosts and two local professional photographers, which were then printed on the PIXMA PRO family of professional printers for display.
Once captured, the images were printed using Canon PIXMA PRO Printers, and displayed as 13-by-19 inch works of art. In each of the main galleries, there was a printer demo station on-site where attendees could interact with the Canon PIXMA PRO-1, PIXMA PRO-10 and PIXMA PRO-100 printers to see exactly how they are able to maintain every nuance and color with the utmost accuracy and precision.Each exhibit led guests through four interactive sensory gallery spaces before reaching the main photo gallery. In all of the sensory rooms, guests were first introduced to a sensory trigger such as the smell of suntan oil, and then immersed in a series of photographs inspired by that sense, such as the beach. At the conclusion of the gallery exhibits, attendees were given limited-edition signed prints by the hosts and photographers. “This project was especially intriguing to me because it enabled me to push my creativity in the photography space, which I have a huge passion for,” said Norman Reedus, New York City gallery host. “As an avid photographer, working with the Canon PIXMA PRO printers gave me the opportunity to bring my images to life.” Canon PIXMA PRO printers are aimed at professional photographers and advanced amateurs. For more information about the PIXMA PRO family of printers, please visit www.usa.canon.com/PIXMA. About Canon U.S.A., Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. †Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office. All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.