Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Canon Digital Learning Center Classes

A couple of educational resources from Canon were high-lighted at yesterdays SuperMeet: the web page Canon Digital Learning Center collects together news, information, tips & techniques for Canon users and owners. Canon Live Learning is Canon's offering of Workshops and Classes that are conducted throughout the country.

A couple of current offerings of HD Video are intriguing; a one-day course that costs $300 and is being offered in ten cities, and a three day advanced course that costs $1,400 and is being offered in four cities.

Exploring HD Video with EOS $300 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Learn from Explorer of Light Bob Davis in this hands-on workshop. Bob Davis is an award-winning photographer for the Chicago Sun-Times who has now mastered the techniques of EOS HD video. You’ll learn core skills ranging from producing, directing, and lighting, to camera operation and scene creation. Bob will discuss lens selection, camera support and audio consideration as you work in small groups to shoot a dramatic scene. You will come away with the techniques and skills to create your own HD video masterpiece.
  • San Diego: 04/15
  • Chicago: 5/16
  • Houston: 5/23
  • Minneapolis: 6/13
  • New York: 6/20
  • San Francisco: 6/27
  • Hartford: 9/26
  • Los Angeles: 10/3
  • Atlanta: 10/24
  • Fort Lauderdale: 11/14

EOS Moving Image Workshop - Beyond the Still $1,399 9:00AM - 5:00PM
This hands-on workshop, lead by industry leaders who are actively using the Canon HD SLR technology, 5D Mark II, 7D and EOS-1D Mark IV in professional film and video productions, will include camera applications, menus, lighting, workflow and post production options. Balancing creative opportunity with technical understanding, this dynamic event is designed to quickly build skills that allow you to craft beautiful moving images that optimize the possibility of the technology.

Participants will learn:
  • Camera set up for stills and video
  • Prepping your Camera Package
  • Monitoring Overview
  • Exposure Lab
  • Motion Lab: focusing and camera rigs
  • Lighting: Color temperature, scene matching, green screen
  • Hands on shooting assignments with instructors screening critique
  • Editing Software Workflow: Software Options, Hands on Demos, and Workflow choices
Hands-on shooting with 5D Mark II, 7D and EOS-1D Mark IV.

Workshops are limited to 40 people. Participants should be prepared to bring their own laptop (laptop loans are available), please see laptop requirements on registration confirmation.
  • Los Angeles: 5/22-5/24
  • Chicago: 6/18-6/20
  • San Francisco: 8/13-8/15
  • New York: 10/25-10/27

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