Lake Success, N.Y. -
said Tuesday it is extending its exclusive on-site educational experience, Canon Live Learning, for advanced amateur imaging enthusiasts and budding professionals.
The program, which uses the support of professional photographers and industry experts, includes EOS Immersion Seminars and Workshops and the EOS Destination Workshops, each with updated and improved content.
Canon will also unveil for the first time a new workshop series called "Deconstructing the Story: Light, Sound, Motion & EOS HD," aimed at professional videographers and transitioning still photographers, and staffed by instructors from the industry-leading still-motion team.
The EOS Immersion Saturday Seminars are full-day events consisting of individual presentations on Creative Essentials, Speedlite creativity and techniques, HD video basics, and travel and landscape photography.
Canon Live Learning instructors Jeff Greene and Sharon Levy Freed will offer multimedia presentations and perform live demos on stage for up to 200 attendees.
Offered separately, EOS Immersion Sunday Workshops provide a full-day hands-on educational experience for up to 16 attendees.
Using the full range of EOS cameras, students can work with the camera body that best fits their needs while also experiencing Canon's EF and EF-S lens lineup and other EOS system accessories.
This year, students can choose workshops on EOS HD video techniques or Creative Lighting with Canon Speedlites.
Ten EOS Immersion weekends are scheduled in 2011. Tickets for the Saturday seminars and each Sunday workshop are sold separately.
The next set of EOS Immersion Seminars and Workshops is scheduled for March 26-27 in Dallas. It will be followed by stops in other major cities including: Columbus, Ohio; St. Louis; Nashville, Tenn.; Los Angeles; Denver; San Francisco; New York; and Washington D.C.
The EOS Destination Workshops will help photographers develop their portfolios and enhance their photographic skill sets through hands-on shooting sessions with a wide range of Canon photo equipment.
Thee two-day workshops will take place in scenic locations including Death Valley National Park, Acadia National Park and the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, among others.
EOS Destination Workshops offer personal instruction from Canon Explorers of Light photographers including Jennifer Wu, Tyler Stableford and Ken Sklute, as well as other industry-leading professionals, while enjoying scenic views and capturing outstanding images.
Reservations for EOS Destination Workshops can be booked in advance at
The next EOS Destination Workshop is scheduled for April 9-10 in Utah's Arches National Park with Canon Explorer of Light Tyler Stableford as the instructor, followed by workshops in Nevada, Arizona, New Jersey, Maine and Colorado.
The first session of "Deconstructing the Story" is slated for May 24-26 in Orlando, Fla., followed by workshops in Cincinnati, New York City, Seattle and Austin, Texas. This will provide an introduction to FullHD video through Canon EOS d-SLR cameras. Working with still motion, a team of innovators in the use of EOS HD video products will conduct a three-day workshop series on the creative and technical essentials of storytelling with a focus on camera handling, audio, lighting, movement, composition, storyboarding and editing.