Canon USA Debuts New Flagship EOS-1D X Mark II At 2016 WPPI Show

Canon will debut their new flagship EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera at this year’s WPPI Wedding & Portrait Conference + Expo on March 7-9 at the MGM Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The digital SLR camera will be released in April with a price tag for $5,999.99 and available for pre-order in stores like Amazon | B&H | Adorama.

The flagship full-frame DSLR from Canon features a new 20.2 MP full frame CMOS sensor and new Al Servo AF III+, improved 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type AF points, new 360k RGB+IR metering sensor, Dual “DIGIC 6+” processors, 4K video capture up to 60p and an ISO range of 100 to 51200 (expandable from 50 up to 409600).

Canon USA Debuts New Flagship EOS-1D X Mark II At 2016 WPPI Show

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Attendees Will Be Treated to Demonstrations by Canon’s Prominent Explorers of Light at WPPI Booth #401

MELVILLE, N.Y. – At this year’s WPPI Wedding & Portrait Conference + Expo on March 7-9 at the MGM Convention Center in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will challenge attendees with Canon See Impossible at booth #401. Show attendees can get a first look at the new Canon 1D X Mark II DSLR camera, as well as the latest lenses, the latest in Canon printers including the image PROGRAF PRO-1000 and a Canon Explorers of Light photo gallery. Those in attendance will also be invited to print up to five of their own photographs using Canon’s DreamLabo 5000 inkjet production photo printer, which produces quality prints with high image resolution and enhanced color range. Additionally, several of Canon’s renowned Explorers of Light photographers will be providing live informative demonstrations both on stage at the Canon booth and during show seminars.

“We are excited to debut our new flagship DSLR at a show like WPPI, which hosts some of the most passionate imaging enthusiasts,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “We plan to provide inspirational lectures and an assortment of innovative products for them to experience so that they have the ability to see the impossible.”

Canon EOL Speaker Schedule
The main stage in the Canon booth will feature presentations from Canon Explorers of Light (schedule subject to change), including one of Canon’s newest Explorers, Portrait Photographer Sue Bryce, who will also be delivering the Expo’s keynote speech on Tuesday, March 8th at 8pm.

Monday, March 7 Tuesday, March 8 Wednesday, March 9
10:00 a.m. Bob DavisLive Shoot
Lighting on Location:
Big Light Out of a Speedlite
Lindsay AdlerLive Shoot
Creative In-Camera Techniques
with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Denis ReggieLecture
Flash Secrets Exposed
10:45 a.m. Denis ReggieLecture
Quiet Wedding Witness
Denis ReggieLecture
Gear Bag Unzipped
Sue BryceLecture
Canon EOS 5DS
11:30 a.m. Lindsay AdlerLive Shoot
5 Tips for Striking
Beauty Photography
Sue BryceLive Shoot
Photographing Dance Style
and Fine Art Portraits
Peter HurleyLive Shoot
The Hurley Headshot System
12:15 p.m. Joe BussinickLecture
“P” Could
Be for Professional
Joe BussinickLecture
Sell Yourself, Not the Images
Bob DavisLecture
Event Photography with Speedlites:
The Triangle of Light
1:00 p.m. Peter HurleyLive Shoot
Shabanging Lenses
for Headshot Portraits
Roberto ValenzuelaLive Shoot
Make It Speedy!
Speedlight Techniques on the Go
Joe BuissinkLecture
Staying Fresh and
Keeping the Passion
1:45 p.m. Clay BlackmoreLecture / Live Shoot
The Complete
Canon Wedding Package
Sandy Puc’Live Shoot
Working With Children:
It’s the Little Things That Count
Roberto Valenzuela / Michele CelentanoLecture
The Power of Perspectives
in Storytelling

Live Learning Stage
The Live Learning stage in the booth will feature live shoots by Explorers of Light and other accomplished photographers (schedule subject to change).

Monday, March 7 Tuesday, March 8 Wednesday, March 9
10:00 AM Peter HurleyLive Shoot!

Capturing Expression in a Headshot

Laura TillinghastLive Shoot!

Great Portraits Every Time

Liza GershmanLive Shoot!

Weddings: Capturing All the Important Details

11:00 AM Sandy Puc’Live Shoot!

Pinup Portraits: A Temptation You Can’t Resist! 

Clay BlackmoreLive Shoot!

From Start to Finish Canon

Michael OriLive Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

12:00 PM Michele CelentanoLive Shoot!

The Magic of Speedlites and Reflectors

Sandy Puc’Live Shoot!

Bellies to Babies: Pregnancy and Beyond

Lindsay AdlerLive Shoot!

Creativity on a Budget!

1:00 PM Laura TillinghastLive Shoot!

Great Portraits Every Time

Michael OriLive Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

Moshe ZusmanLive Shoot!

Perfect Venue Lighting

2:00 PM Michael OriLive Shoot!

Stills From Motion With the New 4K EOS-1D X Mark II

Moshe ZusmanLive Shoot!

Perfect Venue Lighting

Clay BlackmoreLive Shoot!

From Start to Finish Canon

3:00 PM Lindsay AdlerLive Shoot!

Creative Explorations with Macro Photography

Liza GershmanLive Shoot!

Weddings: Capturing All the Important Details

Canon Professional Services
Also at the show, Canon Professional Services (CPS) will be providing a members lounge in Room 109 on Level 1. In the lounge, CPS members will be able to have equipment cleaned and checked (restrictions apply see https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/explore/learning-center/wppi-2016), learn about new products, and have an image printed on the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 and the PIXMA PRO-10 (limit one print per printer per member). Hours for the CPS Lounge will be as follows:

Sunday – 10:00 am -3:00 pm (Pre-show day)
Monday – 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Tuesday – 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Wednesday – 10:00 am -1:00 pm (Equipment pick-up only; no new items accepted)

Visit Canon at WPPI 2016 booth #401 to learn from Canon’s Explorers of Light and to participate in hands-on demonstrations of the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR camera. Follow Canon throughout the show on Instagram at @CanonUSA and Twitter at @CanonUSApro.