Canon India is offering free online masterclasses with Canon Mentors to keep you busy during the lockdown

In an endeavour to motivate people to stay productive and learn new photography skills, Canon India has organised Digital Master Class Series curated in closed association with some of the industry’s best talents. Canon masterclass webinars are targeted to photography enthusiasts, professional photographers and photography students and covers different genres of photography, filmmaking, and editing & post production.

The webinars have been initiated starting April 03rd, for which the registration link and T&Cs are being made available on Canon India’s social handles, thereby catering to a large audience across geographies. The online initiative is aimed at helping budding photographers and professionals to hone their skills and pursue their long-procrastinated passions during the nationwide lockdown. Canon masterclass webinars will be available in English, Hindi and other regional languages as well.

Canon India LogoSpeaking about the initiative, Mr. C Sukumaran, Director, Consumer System Products & Imaging Communication Products highlighted that, “Amidst a global pandemic and lockdown across the country, we believe it is imperative to keep our consumers motivated and engaged. While the current times may feel challenging, our endeavour is to drive home the point that this could be the best time to learn something new and hone your skills in the art of photography. Considering this as an opportunity for the brand and with an aim to flourish the culture of mainstream photography in India, Canon India is organizing the masterclass webinars in collaboration with some of the best talents in the photography industry. Given our focused approach to ensure that the learning curve for photography enthusiasts is maintained, we are certain that these online masterclasses will be well received by our patrons across the country and will help them pursuing their passion for photography.”

Canon strongly believes that there should be no reason for people to stop learning new skills in the current lockdown. Each class is being hosted by a professional photographer, sharing in depth knowledge pertaining to their genre of specialized photography. These webinars cover a wide range of topics such as cinematic videos from a DSLR, pro tips on Wedding Photography, Professional Guide to Photography & many more. The first class was conducted by John Edwards on Professional Guide to Cinematic Videos from a DSLR, followed by three more classes covering Travel Photography and Wedding Photography. So far these classes saw a participation from over 5, 000 enthusiasts who thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Registration link for every class is available on Canon India’s official social media handles, with regular communication highlighting the modules and duration of each class.

Webinar schedule

Mentor  Online Theme/Title Live Duration
John Edwards Professional Guide to Cinematic Videos from DSLR 3rd April  @ 11:00 AM 45 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Aishwarya Sridhar Beginners tips to Adobe Post Processing Techniques 7th April  @ 2:30 PM 45 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Explorer
Swarup Chatterjee Nuances of Travel Photography 10th April @ 11:00 AM 60 – 75 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Ankit Singh Pro Tips on Wedding Photography 12th April @ 11:00 AM 45 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Sagar Gosavi Customize AF for Wildlife Photography – Module I 14th April @ 2:00 PM 30 Min
Canon EOS Maestro Customize AF for Wildlife Photography – Module II 14th April @ 2:45 PM 30 Min
Customize AF for Wildlife Photography – Module III 14th April @ 3:30 PM 30 Min
Customize AF for Wildlife Photography – Module IV 14th April @ 4:15 PM 30 Min
Kunal Malhotra Create Video/V-Log set up at Home 17th April @ 3:00 PM 45 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Pritesh Rao Professional Guide to Water Art Photography 19th April @ 3:00 PM 45 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Shivang Mehta The Art of Nature Photography 21st  April @ 11:00 AM 40 – 45 Min
Canon EOS Ambassador
Nitin Arora Getting the Camera Settings right on the D-day 23rd April @ 4:00 PM 45 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Ravi Dhingra Professional Guide to Food Photography 25th April @ 11:00 AM 50 – 60 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Mayur Davda Professional Guide to Macro/Super Macro Photography 28th April @ 6:00 PM 90 Min
Canon EOS Maestro
Anoop Guha Know Your Camera Settings – Part I 30th April @ 11:00 AM 30 Min
Canon EOS Maestro Know Your Camera Settings – Part II 30th April @ 12:00 AM 30 Min

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