Unlock your Creative Potential with Canon at Xposure InternationalPhotography Festival
- Two photography workshops, ‘Capturing Split Second Sports Action,’ and ‘Capturing Wildlife Photography – Birds’ to be moderated by leading regional professional photographers
- Canon will present the Winner and Runner-up awards in the Junior Nominations category at the International Photography & Film Awards
Dubai, UAE, 8 February 2023 – Canon has announced that it will organise two photography workshops and provide exclusive offers on its top products at the 2023 Xposure International Photography Festival that will be held from 9th to 15th February 2023 at Expo Centre, Sharjah, UAE. Photography professionals and enthusiasts are invited to join the two Canon workshops and take their skills and capabilities to the next level, guided by the region’s top photographers. In addition to discovering the latest equipment and imaging software from Canon, the only major imaging player to offer input to output solutions, participants in its workshops can discover what’s hot and the latest photography techniques and trends in photography.
Canon will also present the Winner and Runner-up awards in the Junior Nominations category at the International Photography & Film Awards to encourage young and upcoming photographers and recognise their work, after the Jury completes their scoring
The first Canon workshop at XPOSURE 2023, “Capturing Split Second Sports Action,” will be moderated by renowned sport action photography ambassador, Jorge Ferrari, who will outline how to capture epic moments and capture emotions in sports photography. Jorge Ferrari is one of the most in-demand photographers in the UAE. With an illustrious career spanning three decades, he has covered every type of event imaginable, from news and politics to commercial work and Formula 1, and he has fired his shutter at some of the biggest sports stars on the planet.
The second Canon workshop, “Capturing Wildlife Photography – Birds,” moderated by Vinod George, Hans Hameed and Sheril Balakrishnan. The three speakers from the wildlife genre will guide attendees through a journey of capturing intimate portraits of birds in their natural surroundings. They will also provide tips on storytelling techniques and how to use social media platforms effectively.
Canon continues to be a big part of the region’s daily storytelling life of photography enthusiasts. Its products, solutions and software are designed to inspire the next generation of influencers and professionals. Some of the products that Canon will showcase at the festival include its cameras, such as EOS M50 MarkII Vlogging Kit, EOS R10, EOS R7, EOS R6 MarkII, EOS R5 and EOS R3; lenses, such as RF 24-105mm L, RF 24-70mm, RF 70-200mm f2.8, RF 14-35mm, RF 100-500mm and RF 50mm f1.8; and printers including the imagePROGRAF Pro-2100. Whether you’re printing photos or artwork, Designed for professional photographers and graphic designers, the imagePROGRAF Pro-2100 Printer from Canon provides you with stunning, black-and-white prints with deep blacks, detailed gradations, Enjoy stunning hi-resolution prints across various mediums, with advanced image processing, Innovative ink technology delivering dynamic colour expression.
Bengü Topçu– Marketing Director (B2C) – Canon Middle East and Turkey said: “Canon is proud to support Xposure International Photography Festival – the only event in the region dedicated to this beautiful art. Our presence at the festival will bring together professional photographers, amateur enthusiasts, and those just beginning their photographic journey. Our workshops will provide an opportunity for all ages to discover the power of photography with Canon’s latest range of cameras, software, and technology. We are making our presence felt in both the business and consumer segments, and especially among the youth. As a leading imaging brand, we are committed to elevate the Middle Eastern photography industry by offering our expertise and technology. From a novice to a professional, we are there to help with new cameras, software, and advice.
The Xposure International Photography Festival is an experiential platform for photography enthusiasts of all levels. With photography talks, portfolio reviews, competitions, workshops, focus groups, and more, there’s plenty of opportunity to learn new skills, network with professionals and enthusiasts, and be inspired. World-renowned photographers and industry experts attend the festival to share their experiences with the public over the seven-day annual festival. Visitors to the festival can avail of discounts of up to 25 per cent on select Canon products at the Canon stand which will display the latest cameras, lenses and pro printers. They can get hands-on experience with its top selling products and a free Canon camera bag along with every purchase.