Canon Online Learning

Whether you want to brush up on photography basics or launch an exciting new career, let Canon Online Learning be your trusted guide. Our industry experts offer tips, techniques and tricks of the trade, suitable for all skill levels. From mastering the art of composition, to choosing the right printer, our interactive courses will provide you with the tools you’ll need to tap into your creative spirit, capture your best image and bring your photos to life.
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Meet Our Instructors
On Location in NYC: Improving Your Travel Photography

On Location in NYC: Improving Your Travel Photography

Instagram icon Natalie Amrossi (known as @misshattan) reveals her singular take on travel photography as she helps you get the most out of photo opportunities—whether you’re right in your hometown or a different continent.
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Get in the Game: Winning Youth Sports Shots

Get in the Game: Winning Youth Sports Shots

No-sweat family sports photography starts here. With some simple instruction, you can capture your MVPs in action. Host Damian Strohmeyer, Canon Explorer of Light with over 70 Sports Illustrated covers to his credit, will show you his winning tips and advice to become an all-star at capturing all the action, drama and emotion.
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The Beginners' Guide to DSLR Video

The Beginners' Guide to DSLR Video

Whether you’re a future YouTube sensation, aspiring Hollywood director or just want to capture a backyard birthday bash, top-notch video skills are a must. Canon Explorer of Light Lindsay Adler shares tips, tricks and advice to help you shoot video on your DSLR camera that looks—and sounds—great.
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Child's Play: Simple Tips for Photographing Children

Child's Play: Simple Tips for Photographing Children

Join blogger and photographer Jennifer Borget and see how there’s more to taking great family photos than simply breaking out your smartphone.
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Getting Started with Flash Photography

Getting Started with Flash Photography

Go beyond your camera’s built-in flash and make external Speedlites your photographic ally in dim light and in many other situations. Canon expert, author and noted “Speedliter” Syl Arena will get you started.
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Creative Lighting with Speedlites

Creative Lighting with Speedlites

Ready to go further with Speedlites? Host Bob Davis illuminates with many ways to produce more alluring, attractive, and arresting images. With Bob's expert tips, you'll learn the difference between optical and radio wireless flashes, and discover new creative possibilities -- without the constraints of an on-camera flash.
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Great Landscapes Made Easy

Great Landscapes Made Easy

The world around you is a beautiful place. Canon Explorer of Light Jennifer Wu will help you learn how to capture every landscape with more power, subtlety, nuance and artistry.
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Understanding EOS Camera Operations

Understanding EOS Camera Operations

Ready to take the mystery out of Canon EOS camera operations? You’re on the right course. Canon expert Jon Lorentz is your friendly guide to learning about key features and controls common to most current EOS DSLR cameras.
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Photo 101: How To Take Great Pictures

Photo 101: How To Take Great Pictures

Let Canon expert Rudy Winston enlighten and inspire you with plenty of easy to follow tips to turn ordinary snapshots into remarkable photographs.
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Printing Basics & Beyond

Printing Basics & Beyond

Simply hitting the “print” button can deliver good results. But Canon Explorer of Light Eddie Tapp and Canon print expert Angelica Li will help you get the best results for your prints, crafts, keepsakes or everyday photos.
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Intro to Workflow: Storing, Editing and Sharing Your Photos

Intro to Workflow: Storing, Editing and Sharing Your Photos

You've taken plenty of great photos with your DSLR camera. Now what? Photographer and educator Jared Platt will help you sort it all out. Discover workflow options to process, edit, catalog, store, and share your photos in the smartest ways possible.
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Canon Insider Guide: EOS Rebel Series

Canon Insider Guide: EOS Rebel Series

Canon USA has produced a companion introductory video series to help guide you through setting up your new camera, and getting you comfortable with its automatic features. In this course, we provide the first-time camera user with clear, insightful information about different camera settings, applied to many real-life shootings situations.
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Canon Insider Guide: EOS 80D

Canon Insider Guide: EOS 80D

Merging power, precision and operability, the EOS 80D is a dynamic DSLR camera for anyone ready to realize their creative vision, making it easy to capture and share stories, ideas and all of your precious memories. In this class, you will learn basic camera controls and settings, adjusting exposure and focus, techniques for shooting HD video and so much more.
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Have questions? We're here to help. Please contact us at learning@cusa.canon.com.
Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler

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Natalie Amrossi

Natalie Amrossi

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Syl Arena

Syl Arena

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Jennifer Borget

Jennifer Borget

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Bob Davis

Bob Davis

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Angelica Li

Angelica Li

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Jon Lorentz

Jon Lorentz

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Jared Platt

Jared Platt

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Damian Strohmeyer

Damian Strohmeyer

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Eddie Tapp

Eddie Tapp

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Rudy Winston

Rudy Winston

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Jennifer Wu

Jennifer Wu

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Lindsay Adler

Lindsay Adler

Canon Explorer of Light Lindsay Adler is a New York-based fashion photographer whose fashion editorials have appeared in Marie Claire, Elle, InStyle, Noise, Essence, Professional Photographer and dozens more. An author of four books, she is also a highly sought-after speaker at many international industry conferences. Learn more about Lindsay at lindsayadlerphotography.com.

Courses Taught
The Beginners' Guide to DSLR Video

The Beginners' Guide to DSLR Video

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Natalie Amrossi

Natalie Amrossi

Known as @misshattan to nearly 400,000 Instagram followers, New York native Natalie Amrossi loves her hometown—and it shows. Several years ago, Natalie left her finance career behind to pursue her true passion: photography. Since then, Natalie has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, ny.com and partnered with such high-profile brands as Jaguar, AT&T, Nike and Beats by Dre.

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On Location in NYC: Improving Your Travel Photography

On Location in NYC: Improving Your Travel Photography

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Syl Arena

Syl Arena

Syl is the acclaimed author of the bestseller The Speedliter’s Handbook, as well as Lighting for Digital Photography. Syl has appeared in a number of videos on the Canon Digital Learning Center and has written extensively on Speedliting for the Canon Pro Network in Europe. A popular lighting instructor at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Maine Media Workshops and the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, Syl also blogs about light and image-making on PixSylated.com.

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Getting Started with Flash Photography

Getting Started with Flash Photography

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Jennifer Borget

Jennifer Borget

After the birth of her daughter, Jennifer fell in love with photography. Since then, the award-winning broadcast journalist and blogger from Austin, Texas, has shared her skills with millions of parents, including viewers of The Today Show, and readers of The Huffington Post and Parenting.com. Her passion for capturing stories about family life through photos and video inspired her award-winning parenting blog, BabyMakingMachine.com.

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Child’s Play: Simple Tips for Photographing Children

Child’s Play: Simple Tips for Photographing Children

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Bob Davis

Bob Davis

Bob Davis, Canon Explorer of Light and noted celebrity photojournalist, has chronicled Michael Jordan's career with the Chicago Bulls, covered national Presidential elections, captured many events for Oprah Winfrey and traveled the world documenting human-interest stories. You can see Bob's photography at bobanddawndavis.com.

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Creative Lighting with Speedlites

Creative Lighting with Speedlites

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Angelica Li

Angelica Li

As a Senior Marketing Specialist for desktop inkjet printing at Canon USA, Angelica celebrates “life in print” by sharing the power of print to photographers, crafters and creators. Angelica has a colorful printing background, and works on varied printing technologies from handset letterpress to traditional, digital and specialty processes.

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Printing Basics & Beyond

Printing Basics & Beyond

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Jon Lorentz

Jon Lorentz

An experienced Product Trainer for Canon USA, Jon shares his passion for creative expression with a parallel love for education, training and development. In his previous life as a freelance photographer, he developed skills in fashion, lifestyle, commercial and swimwear photography while working for Apple, Disney and several Major League Soccer clubs. His images have been featured in The New York Times.

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Understanding EOS Camera Operations

Understanding EOS Camera Operations

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Jared Platt

Jared Platt

Jared Platt is a lifestyle, wedding and portrait photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to running a photography business, Jared travels the world giving lectures and workshops on photography, lighting and post-production efficiency. Jared's interactive style and attention to detail and craft make him an entertaining and popular photography instructor. Learn more about Jared and his photography and workshops at jaredplatt.com.

Courses Taught
Intro to Workflow: Storing, Editing and Sharing Your Photos

Intro to Workflow: Storing, Editing and Sharing Your Photos

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Damian Strohmeyer

Damian Strohmeyer

With over 70 Sports Illustrated cover photos to his credit, Damian Strohmeyer is an expert at capturing “peak action” in sporting events ranging from the Olympic Games to the World Series and Super Bowl. His iconic images reveal the span of emotions in both remarkable victories and humbling defeats. See more of his work at damianstrohmeyer.com.

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Get in the Game: Winning Youth Sports Shots

Get in the Game: Winning Youth Sports Shots

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Eddie Tapp

Eddie Tapp

A noted print master and Canon Explorer of Light, Eddie is a well-respected educator of professional photographers and one of the top digital photography and Photoshop experts. Eddie regularly hosts digital imaging seminars around the world and consults with businesses of all sizes. Winner of several prestigious awards from the Professional Photographers of America, Eddie is also enshrined in the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

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Printing Basics & Beyond

Printing Basics & Beyond

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Rudy Winston

Rudy Winston

Before joining Canon USA, Rudy enjoyed an extensive career as a freelance photographer, including professional sports photography. Two decades of hands-on experience with nearly every Canon EOS camera and lens has made Rudy a go-to technical expert for amateurs and pros alike.

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Photo 101: How To Take Great Pictures

Photo 101: How To Take Great Pictures

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Canon Insider Guide: EOS Rebel Series

Canon Insider Guide: EOS Rebel Series

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Jennifer Wu

Jennifer Wu

Canon Explorer of Light Jennifer Wu is a leading nature and landscape photographer, educator and author who specializes in capturing stunning images of both land and sky. She is the co-author and photographer of Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide to Shooting After Dark. A former photography and digital imaging instructor at California State University of Sacramento, Jennifer’s images have appeared in Fortune, Popular Photography, BusinessWeek and Time. Her work has also been exhibited at nationally recognized galleries and art shows.

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Great Landscapes Made Easy

Great Landscapes Made Easy

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