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Canon confirms popularity of Pro Solutions 2011


Canon has announced that pre-registrations for the company's annual Pro Solutions show on 25th and 26th October 2011 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London have 'exceeded expectations'. Entrance to the show will be free for all those who pre-register on-line or £8 on the door during the show.

Interestingly, Canon say their CPS team will be available to 'upgrade and downgrade firmware on your current EOS camera'. I've not heard why anyone would want to downgrade their firmware, currently. Anyone know what that would pertain to?

To pre-register, please use the link at the bottom of the post.


Canon Pro Solutions Show 2011 - News update

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 22nd August 2011-  Canon announced today further details about the Pro Solutions show on 25th and 26th October 2011 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.  Aimed at video, broadcast and still imaging professionals, visitors will experience Canon’s complete workflow solution from image capture to output.

The show aims to educate and inspire visitors and the schedule of seminars continues to be an important element of the show.  Canon are pleased to announce the following seminar speakers:  Canon Ambassadors Jeff Ascough and Jonathan & Angela Scott, Magnum Photographer Martin Parr, Digital Cinematographer Philip Bloom, Landscape Photographer David Noton, Wildlife Photographer and Filmmaker Charlie Hamilton James and Landscape Photographer Charlie Waite.

There will be a comprehensive line-up of the Canon range and the show aims to demonstrate how Canon technology and that of compatible products and services can be used by professionals in their digital workflow to generate increased revenue and business.  These include ASK Electronics, Hasselblad, Hahnemuehle, Hire a Camera, Imagework TV, LastoLite and Rosco together with the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers and the Master Photographers Association.

Last year’s show attracted over 2800 professionals.  Now in its third year, Canon Pro Solutions 2011 has been designed to be the largest and most comprehensive exhibition of Canon’s Imaging products and the show will focus on professional users.  Entrance to the show will be free for all those who pre-register on-line or £8 on the door during the show.  This year there has been a much faster uptake for tickets and pre-registrations have exceeded expectations.

Demonstration areas will include:
    •    Individual zones for:  EOS DLSR cameras, DPP software, EF Lenses and accessories, Professional Camcorders, Broadcast Lenses, Large Format Printing, PIXMA and SELPHY printers, PowerShot and IXUS HS cameras, LEGRIA camcorders, scanners, projectors, binoculars.
    •    Canon Professional Services Zone;  The CPS team will be on hand to open new CPS memberships and upgrade and downgrade firmware on your current EOS camera.  The CPS team will also be running a programme of live demonstrations of Canon features including flash, EOS features and benefits, Custom Function and AF set-up.
    •    Live photographic studio.
    •    Dedicated HD video zone.
    •    Canon broadcast lenses; demonstrations of wide, telephoto and High Definition lenses.

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