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Canon Professional Services and Professional Photographers of America Collaborate to Offer Exclusive CPS Membership Discounts Launching at Imaging USA EXPO 2018

The Company Will Showcase Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions for Professional Photographers and Feature Educational Presentations by Canon Explorers of Light

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce that the company will launch a special pricing promotion for new and existing Canon Professional Service (CPS) members at the Imaging USA EXPO 2018 hosted by Professional Photographers of America (PPA). This exclusive promotion, offers 20 percent off new, renewed or upgraded CPS gold or platinum memberships for active PPA members. Imaging USA EXPO 2018 will take place through January 16th at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

Canon U.S.A., Inc.

"CPS members are among the most loyal and dedicated customers of Canon. Their passion, experience and knowledge are invaluable assets to the photo and video imaging community," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Offering this special promotion to both new and existing CPS members is an exciting initiative for us. We want these photographers to continue to grow and succeed with Canon's world-class service and support right alongside them."

Beginning at Imaging USA and effective throughout 2018, active PPA members will have the opportunity to renew or upgrade their current CPS membership, while non-CPS members can open a new membership – both at a 20 percent discount off current prices. Attendees who sign up for a CPS membership at the show will also qualify for a free gift. PPA members who do not sign up at Imaging USA can call 1-844-58-CANON to also receive the 20 percent exclusive offer.

"PPA is always looking to provide our members with savings on their essential needs," says Kristen Hartman, PPA's Director of Member Value & Experience. "We are excited that Canon is offering this exclusive discount to our members and we look forward to working with Canon in the future."

Canon Professional Services will also host the CPS Lounge where Gold, Platinum, Enterprise and Cinema CPS members can have their Canon equipment (up-to-two current Professional DSLR bodies or lenses) cleaned and checked. CPS members can also enter the CPS member photo contest for a chance to win a PIXMA PRO-10 printer. Restrictions apply. Stop by the lounge for more information.

The hours of operation for the CPS Lounge are:

Saturday, Jan 13: 12:00pm5:00pm (Pre-show day)
Sunday, Jan. 14: 10:30am5:00 pm
Monday, Jan. 15: 10:30am5:00 pm
Tuesday, Jan. 16: 11:00am1:30pm (Equipment pickup only)

At the booth, Canon will also showcase its latest digital imaging solutions for professional photographers, including its full line of cameras and lenses.

The Canon Imaging USA Live Stage in the booth will feature presentations from several Canon Explorers of Light (schedule subject to change without notice), including Lindsay Adler, Peter Hurley and Michele Celentano. For the complete speaking schedule, please see below.


Sunday

Jan. 14, 2018

11:30am – 5:00pm

Monday

Jan. 15, 2018

10:30am – 5:00pm

Tuesday

Jan. 16, 2018

10:30am – 3:30pm

10:45am

 

 

 

11:30am


Lindsay Adler

 

Shooting for Success!

 

LECTURE

David Bergman

 

Rock & Roll Portraits

 

LIVE SHOOT

11:45am

 

 

 

12:30pm

Jeremy Cowart

 

Creative Portraits with Projectors

 

LIVE SHOOT

Michele Celentano

 

Posing Family Groups

 

LIVE SHOOT

Rick Sammon

 

Make Great People Pictures: At Home, In Studio, & On Location

 

LECTURE

12:45pm

 

 

 

1:30pm

Lindsay Adler

 

Posing Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them

 

LIVE SHOOT

Clay Blackmore

 

Pushing The EOS 5D Mark IV Beyond The Limits

 

LIVE SHOOT

Michele Celentano

 

On-Location Senior Portraits Simplified

 

LIVE SHOOT

1:45pm

 

 

 

2:30pm

Michele Celentano

 

Flattering Posing for "Any"body

 

LECTURE

David Bergman

 

20 Two-minutes Tips & Tricks

 

LIVE SHOOT

Peter Hurley

 

"Shebanging Lenses For Headshots"

 

LIVE SHOOT

2:45pm

 

 

 

3:30pm

Joel Grimes

 

Tilt-Shift Portraits

 

LIVE SHOOT

Jeremy Cowart

 

Country Music Artist Portraits

 

LIVE SHOOT

Lindsay Adler

 

Stylized Portraiture

 

LIVE SHOOT

3:45pm

 

 

 

4:30pm

Peter Hurley

 

"The Need For Speed…lights"

 

LIVE SHOOT

Joel Grimes

 

How Joel Gets "The Most Beautiful Light On The Planet" With Speedlites

 

LIVE SHOOT


Each day of the show, join Canon Live Learning for exciting Photo Walks. Participants will learn about portrait lighting with Speedlites, working with natural light and how to get the best results for nighttime portraits. Photo Walks are free and are available on a first come, first served basis. Each walk is limited  to 25 Imaging USA attendees per walk. Pick your walk and register now: canon.us/imaging2018photowalks.

Follow Canon throughout the 2018 Imaging USA Expo @CanonUSApro. To see the full details of Canon's presence at the Expo and details about the promotion, please visit: https://www.ppa.com/membership/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2675&navItemNumber=511

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 markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. 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 [email protected].

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

Canon U.S.A. Website: 
www.usa.canon.com 

For sales information/customer support: 
1-800-OK-CANON   

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