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Canon looks for best beginner in Europe

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Canon announced yesterday the EOS Adventure competition. Along with a chance to win a spectacular adventure in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve with wildlife photography experts, Jonathan and Angela Scott, ‘The Big Cat People’, participants can learn tips and tricks from a number of Canon professionals.

For more information please read the press release below.

Canon searches for best beginner photographer in Europe

Once in a lifetime photography adventure prize on offer Canon links up with photography experts to create specialist photography tutorials

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland – Budding photographers from across Europe could win a once in a lifetime photography adventure at the same time as learning more about DSLR photography this Autumn, thanks to the photography experts at Canon.

The Canon EOS Adventure is a pan-European campaign created to both educate and inspire DSLR beginners to take their photography to the next level.  Keen snappers will be able to visit the EOS Adventure page on Yahoo! - Essentials of Photography - to find photography tips and tricks that will improve their photography skills.  These exclusive tutorial videos and advice put together by Canon’s professional experts include brand photographer Adam Swords, wildlife photographer Jamie Crawford, creator of popular German photo magazine KWERFELDEIN Martin Gommel and botanical photographer Rachel Warne.

Amateur photographers will be able to use the content to learn about techniques that will really improve their shooting quickly and easily.  These include basics such as aperture and depth of field, lighting and exposure. The site also gives people the opportunity to put what they’ve learnt to the test and showcase their own best results to the public via galleries on Yahoo! and Flickr.

The very best examples will be entered into a competition to win a once in a lifetime prize – the ultimate EOS Adventure.  One lucky winner will be whisked off to a Kenya, where they’ll enjoy an exclusive photography adventure with Canon’s wildlife photography experts, Jonathan and Angela Scott, ‘The Big Cat People’. The winner will  have the chance to put their new photography skills to the test and capture the sights of their safari adventure whilst touring around Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve from their base in the Governor’s Camp.

All entries will be assessed by the Canon judging panel featuring professional photographers, with a selection of smaller prizes also on offer in each category.

The Canon EOS Adventure competition is open for entries from Monday 26th September 2011 until Sunday 20th November 2011.

Visit http://www.uk.news.yahoonet/essentials-of-photography or www.canon.co.uk/eosadventure for more information.

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