(New York, New York--November 1, 2012) Adorama, the leading supplier of pro video, photographic and consumer electronics products, is teaming up with Adorama Rental and Canon to co-host a special event around the Canon Cinema EOS cameras, including the brand new groundbreaking C500 series. Scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th, the event will feature a presentation on EOS cameras by Larry Thorpe, Senior Fellow of the Professional Engineering & Solutions Division of Canon USA, Inc. Thorpe, who has spent over 20 years leading the industry in HDTV development, will also speak about using CINE lenses and their compatibility with the cinema cameras.
The presentation will be followed with hands-on demos of the full Cinema product family, including the C500, C300, C100 and 1DC, CINE lenses (Primes and Zooms), and the Pro Camcorder lineup (XF/XA products). Attendees will have an opportunity to test drive Canon solutions and network with industry colleagues over food and drinks.
What: Adorama Presents: Canon Digital Cinema Event
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Where: The Union Square Ballroom, 27 Union Square West NYC
6:00 – Doors open
6:30 – Presentation begins
8:00 – Networking and hands-on demos
This event is free but space is limited – RSVP today
to reserve your spot for the Canon Cinema Camera event!
About Larry Thorpe
Larry Thorpe is a renowned expert in the field of video acquisition. A visionary who helped pioneer HD and digital production in the US broadcast and motion picture industry, Thorpe holds 10 patents in the field of broadcast development. He has also authored or co-authored a variety of papers on camera technology, HDTV imaging, and HD lenses and optics. As a result of his leadership, contributions, and achievements, Thorpe received the NAB 2000 Television Engineering Achievement Award, the Montreux 2000 Gold Medal Award for Digital Cinematography, and in 2004, the Broadcasting & Cable Technical Leadership Award. He is a Life Fellow of SMPTE. Thorpe is an IEE Graduate (1961) of the College of Technology in Dublin, Ireland and received his Chartered Engineer (C. Eng.) and MIEE distinction in 1965 from the Institute of Electrical Engineers in London, England.
Adorama is more than a camera store. It’s one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, and electronics retailers, having served its customers for nearly 35 years. Adorama has grown from its New York City superstore into a global online destination, Adorama.com, for photography and imaging products, services, and education. Adorama’s vast offerings now encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab (AdoramaPix), pro equipment rental (Adorama Rental Company), and its award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free educational resources for photographers.
Adorama has the honor of being listed in Forbes.com’s "Best of the Web" Top 100 Internet Retailers, and in Consumer Reports as a leading photography and electronics retailer. Visit Adorama at Adorama.com.