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Explorers of Light Canon Explorers of Light (EOL), comprising over 60 of the most influential photographers and cinematographers in the world, serves as an outreach for imagemaking education and inspiration. With their work found in numerous museums, publications and the Canon Web site's Explorers of Light Gallery, the Explorers share their passions and expertise, online and in person, using professional Canon equipment.


Explorers of Light Go Beyond the Still and Revolutionize Their Fields Dedicated to the pursuit of the finest images no matter the medium, Canon expanded the Explorers of Light program to include some of the motion picture industry’s most innovative cinematographers and videographers.


Shane Hurlbut, ASC

Rodney Charters, ASC, CSC

Russell Carpenter, ASC

A member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Hurlbut has shot a total of 14 films, including the blockbuster Terminator: Salvation. He uses the “gamechanger” Canon EOS 5D Mark II to capture the endless possibilities of cinematography.

As the director of photography for the awardwinning series 24, Charters used Canon EOS HD video cameras for several scenes. Off-set, the American Society of Cinematographers member is behind the lens on small features and television movies.

With credits including Titanic, True Lies and Monster-in-Law, plus numerous indie films, Oscar award-winning Carpenter is a household name in cinematography. Carpenter is a proud and long-standing member of the American Society of Cinematographers.

Alex Buono

Gale Tattersall

For the past 11 seasons, Buono has been the director of photography for Saturday Night Live, recently using EOS HD video cameras for the opening. Buono is a member of the Writer's Guild of America, International Cinematographer's Guild and International Documentary Association.

Having over 500 commercials to his name, Tattersall learned his trade on feature films such as Full Metal Jacket and The Addams Family. Today, his credits include director of photography for the award-winning TV series House, M.D., which he films using the Canon EOS 5D Mark II.

A true industry leader understands that reputations are earned one customer at a time, which is why Canon has at its foundation an uncompromising dedication to product reliability, service and support. From cutting-edge technology to industryleading response times, Canon U.S.A. takes pride in delivering complete customer satisfaction.

Customer Contact Center Canon U.S.A. maintains a 100% U.S.-based call center staffed with over 500 Canon employees. Whether by telephone, e-mail or the Web, highly trained specialists stand ready to assist Canon customers at every level of expertise. Committed to quick and easy resolution of all support issues, our specialists deliver industry-leading response times and quality support. Canon is further committed to continual service improvement and investment in customer support technologies.

Professional Service National Service Network The Marketing Engineering Technology Center (METC) provides true factory-level service right here in the United States. Staffed by Canon factory-trained technicians, our service operations achieve industry-leading turnaround times and quality of repair. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a precision lens center and a climate- and particulate-controlled clean environment for the handling of sensitive equipment. Our service operation extends its reach through the Canon Regional Factory Service Centers and the National Authorized Service Network located from coast to coast. Canon supports a number of environmental and recycling initiatives including a Zero Landfill Product Recycling Policy.

Canon Professional Services (CPS) provides significant membership benefits to individual full-time working professionals who use qualifying Canon equipment. In addition to 24x7 international and domestic telephone support, CPS offers to qualified members (depending on membership level) expedited and discounted repair service, service loaners, equipment evaluation loans, free “clean and check” coupons, on-site support at shows and events, discounts on Canon Live Learning workshops and more.

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EOS System Spring 2011  

Canon EOS System Brochure

EOS System Spring 2011  

Canon EOS System Brochure