Learn from Canon Explorers of Light at PhotoPlus Expo

At PhotoPlus Expo 2017 (October 26-28), Canon will play an active role in helping photographers improve their skills. In their booth, accomplished photographers who serve as Canon Explorers of Light will present 20 sessions on topics such as: wildlife photography; family, rock-and-roll, and wildlife portraits, macro art, in-camera creativity, photojournalism, speedlites, and the craft of a fine photograph.

Canon is also supporting 8 two-hour workshops and platforms during the PhotoPlus Conference:

  • Master the Most Beautiful Light in the World
  • The Power of the Portrait
  • Fashion and Beauty Photography Essentials
  • Today’s Women in Photography and Film
  • Shallow DOF using High Speed Sync and ND Filters
  • Rediscovering Yourself after Career Burnout
  • 10 Must-Know Posting Skills that Will Never Fail You
  • 12 Steps to Improve Your Digital Photography

In addition, PhotoPlus attendees can register for small-group 45-minute sessions that provide a taste of the hands-on Canon Live Learning experiences. Topics include the following:

  • Portraits 101: Making the Best of the Worst Locations
  • Macro Magic
  • Action Photography 101: Auto-Focus and Athletes Featuring Soccer Freestyler Skye Cowie
  • Film School is Overkill: DSLR Video Essentials for Still Photographers
  • Earth Up Close: Shaping Light and Perspective in Environmental Macro Photography
  • Capturing Childhood: The Art of Candid Photography
  • Getting to Know Tilt-Shift Lenses
  • Lighting 101: Creating Drama with One Speedlite
  • Lighting 201: Stunning Scenes with Multiple Speedlite

Canon Live Learning sessions are offered year-round in locations throughout the U.S.

In the Canon Professional Services (CPS) Member Lounge at PhotoPlus Expo, CPS members can get a complimentary EOS DSLR & EF Lens clean and check and complimentary print from a Canon PIXMA PRO-10 or imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 printer.

The CPS membership program provides full-time imaging professionals with 24/7 phone and email technical support, expedited equipment maintenance and repairs, equipment evaluation loans, discounts on Canon Live Learning and more.

Click here for Canon’s full schedule of sponsored sessions and in-booth presentations at PhotoPlus Expo.

Canon Explorers of Light

In addition to presenting educational sessions, select Canon Explorers of Light will be signing prints in the Canon booth during the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo.

The Canon Explorers of Light program began in 1995 to celebrate and highlight the work of outstanding professional imaging creators in different segments of the photography business. The Explorers serve as representatives, ambassadors, educators, and role mdels for aspiring creative artists. They participate in a variety of seminars, personal appearances, and gallery showings through the United States.

In October, Canon welcomed two new members to the Canon Explorers of Light program: Barbara Davidson and Terrell Lloyd.

Barbara Davidson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist best known for her images of victims of gang abuse in Los Angeles.

As a long-time photographer at the Los Angeles Times, Davidson spent most of the past decade photographing women and children trapped in a culture of poverty and guns.

“I am excited to be part of this great program and look forward to sharing my years of experience with Canon users all over the world,” said Davidson.

Terrell Lloyd is known for his experience shooting professional and college sports. He currently works for the San Francisco 49ers as their full-time lead team photographer and manager of the organization’s photography services. Over the past 25 years, Lloyd has diversified his business by photographing a multitude of events.

Terrell Lloyd head shot“Being an Explorer of Light gives me the opportunity to help educate and inspire the next generation of image creators,” said Lloyd.

“Canon’s Explorer of Light program has enable us to connect with and showcase th works of many amazing photographers,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A. Inc. “It’s a privilege to have our Explorers of Light share their photographic passions and technical expertise.”

PDN PhotoPlus Expo and Conference

Sponsored by PDN magazine, PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is the largest photography and imaging event in North America. Nearly 20,000 professional, amateur, and emerging photographers, enthusiasts, videographers, students and educators from around the world attend the conference and expo, which is held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

This year’s show, October 26-28, features over 100 educational seminars, photo walks and master classes, filmmaking and drone sessions, portfolio reviews, technical awards. At the show, you can touch, try, and compare thousands of products from more than 200 exhibitors and brands.

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