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Canon U.S.A. Debuts New Flagship EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR Camera At 2016 WPPI Show

Attendees Will Be Treated to Demonstrations by Canon’s Prominent Explorers of Light at WPPI Booth #401


MELVILLE, N.Y., March 1, 2016 – At this year’s WPPI Wedding & Portrait Conference + Expo on March 7-9 at the MGM Convention Center in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will challenge attendees with Canon See Impossible at booth #401. Show attendees can get a first look at the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera, as well as the latest lenses, the latest in Canon printers including the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 and a Canon Explorers of Light photo gallery. Those in attendance will also be invited to print up to five of their own photographs using Canon’s DreamLabo 5000 inkjet production photo printer, which produces quality prints with high image resolution and enhanced color range. Additionally, several of Canon’s renowned Explorers of Light photographers will be providing live informative demonstrations both on stage at the Canon booth and during show seminars.

“We are excited to debut our new flagship DSLR at a show like WPPI, which hosts some of the most passionate imaging enthusiasts,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “We plan to provide inspirational lectures and an assortment of innovative products for them to experience so that they have the ability to see the impossible.”

Canon EOL Speaker Schedule
The main stage in the Canon booth will feature presentations from Canon Explorers of Light (schedule subject to change), including one of Canon’s newest Explorers, Portrait Photographer Sue Bryce, who will also be delivering the Expo’s keynote speech on Tuesday, March 8th at 8pm.

 

Monday, March 7

Tuesday, March 8

Wednesday, March 9

10:00 a.m. 

Bob Davis

Live Shoot
Lighting on Location:
Big Light Out of a Speedlite

Lindsay Adler

Live Shoot
Creative In-Camera Techniques
with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Denis Reggie

Lecture
Flash Secrets Exposed

10:45 a.m.

Denis Reggie

Lecture
Quiet Wedding Witness

Denis Reggie

Lecture
Gear Bag Unzipped

Sue Bryce

Lecture
Canon EOS 5DS

11:30 a.m.

Lindsay Adler

Live Shoot
5 Tips for Striking
Beauty Photography

Sue Bryce

Live Shoot
Photographing Dance Style
and Fine Art Portraits

Peter Hurley

Live Shoot
The Hurley Headshot System

12:15 p.m.

Joe Buissink

Lecture
"P" Could
Be for Professional

Joe Buissink

Lecture
Sell Yourself, Not the Images

Bob Davis

Lecture
Event Photography with Speedlites:
The Triangle of Light

1:00 p.m.

Peter Hurley

Live Shoot
Shabanging Lenses
for Headshot Portraits

Roberto Valenzuela

Live Shoot
Make It Speedy!
Speedlight Techniques on the Go

Joe Buissink

Lecture
Staying Fresh and
Keeping the Passion

1:45 p.m.

Clay Blackmore

Lecture / Live Shoot
The Complete
Canon Wedding Package

Sandy Puc'

Live Shoot
Working With Children:
It's the Little Things That Count

Roberto Valenzuela / Michele Celentano

Lecture
The Power of Perspectives
in Storytelling

2:30 p.m.

Sue Bryce

Live Shoot
Specialty Lenses for Portraits

Michele Celentano

Live Shoot
Professional Results With
the EOS-M3

 

3:15 p.m.

Roberto Valenzuela

Live Shoot
Lighting for the Pose vs.
Posing for the Light

Michael Ori

Lecture / Live Shoot
Stills From Motion:
4K Video with the NEW EOS-1D X Mark II

 

Live Learning Stage
The Live Learning stage in the booth will feature live shoots by Explorers of Light and other accomplished photographers (schedule subject to change).

 

Monday, March 7

Tuesday, March 8

Wednesday, March 9

10:00 AM

Peter Hurley

Live Shoot!

Capturing Expression in a Headshot

Laura Tillinghast

Live Shoot!

Great Portraits Every Time

Liza Gershman

Live Shoot!

Weddings: Capturing All the Important Details

11:00 AM

Sandy Puc'

Live Shoot!

Pinup Portraits: A Temptation You Can't Resist!

Clay Blackmore

Live Shoot!

From Start to Finish Canon

Michael Ori

Live Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

12:00 PM

Michele Celentano

Live Shoot!

The Magic of Speedlites and Reflectors

Sandy Puc'

Live Shoot!

Bellies to Babies: Pregnancy and Beyond

Lindsay Adler

Live Shoot!

Creativity on a Budget!

1:00 PM

Laura Tillinghast

Live Shoot!

Great Portraits Every Time

Michael Ori

Live Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

Moshe Zusman

Live Shoot!

Perfect Venue Lighting

2:00 PM

Michael Ori

Live Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

Moshe Zusman

Live Shoot!

Perfect Venue Lighting

Clay Blackmore

Live Shoot!

From Start to Finish Canon

3:00 PM

Lindsay Adler

Live Shoot!

Creative Explorations with Macro Photography

Liza Gershman

Live Shoot!

Weddings: Capturing All the Important Details

Canon Professional Services
Also at the show, Canon Professional Services (CPS) will be providing a members lounge in Room 109 on Level 1. In the lounge, CPS members will be able to have equipment cleaned and checked (restrictions apply see https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/explore/learning-center/wppi-2016), learn about new products, and have an image printed on the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 and the PIXMA PRO-10 (limit one print per printer per member). Hours for the CPS Lounge will be as follows:

Sunday – 10:00 am -3:00 pm (Pre-show day)
Monday – 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Tuesday – 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Wednesday – 10:00 am -1:00 pm (Equipment pick-up only; no new items accepted)

Visit Canon at WPPI 2016 booth #401 to learn from Canon’s Explorers of Light and to participate in hands-on demonstrations of the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera. Follow Canon throughout the show on Instagram at @CanonUSA and Twitter at @CanonUSApro.

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 to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. 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. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. 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. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.


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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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