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Canon Portals: A Photo Experience from Canon
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Date & Time

Monday, December 10, 2018
3:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
3:00pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
3:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, December 13, 2018
3:00pm - 9:00pm

Friday, December 14, 2018
3:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, December 15, 2018
12:00pm - 9:00pm

Sunday, December 16, 2018
12:00pm - 8:00pm

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Location

1228 Third St Promenade,

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Step into a world of limitless creativity with Portals, a one-of-a-kind photography experience from Canon. Discover our cameras and the worlds they can show you through reality-distorting perspective, moody neons, and explosive color. 

 
Download the Canon Camera Connect App to easily capture your Instagram-worthy photos and videos, using built-in Wi-Fi. Then, take your photography to the next level with photo walks, workshops, and on-site camera experts.

 
Attend Portals for a chance to win incredible gear from Canon and Away.

 

For more information or to RSVP for events, click here. 

 

Thursday, November 29th - Sunday, December 16th

Mon - Fri:
3pm - 9pm

Saturday:
12pm - 9pm

Sunday:
12pm - 8pm

 

LOS ANGELES WORKSHOPS & PHOTO WALKS

DEC. 6

3:30PM - 6:30PM
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY PLUS

with David Herman

Samy's Camera and Canon present David Herman for an afternoon of Street Photography, plus so much more! David will spend the first portion of the workshop on general composition rules and camera settings. He will also lead a discussion on how to capture stories in the street. As an added bonus, David will talk about how to take family and holiday photos. David will spend the remainder of the time with you out on the streets of Santa Monica during the hands-on shooting portion of the workshop where you can put into practice all the tips you learn!

 

DEC. 6

4:00PM - 6:00PM
LIVE YOUR CREATIVE LIFE - SESSION NOW CLOSED

with Serein Wu

You don't need anyone's permission to follow your passion and live your most creative life. Learn how content creator Serein Wu, fought back from debilitating depression by channeling her energy into her creative endeavors AND how she was able to transform her passion into a successful career in social media.

 

 

DEC. 6

7:00PM - 9:00PM
CANON & AWAY TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY PANEL - SESSION NOW FULL

DISCUSSION with Special Guests from Canon & Away Join Ally Betker (Away, Editorial Director), Forrest Mankins (Professional Photographer), and Jon Lorentz (Lead Canon Trainer) as they explore the wonders of travel photography.

 

 

DEC. 7

6:00PM - 8:00PM
NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY - SESSION NOW FULL

with Mason Higa

Join Canon for a night time photo walk around Santa Monica and capture the beautiful night sky.

 

 

DEC. 8

3:00PM - 5:00PM
FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY - SESSION NOW FULL

with Chelsea Kyle

Join Chelsea Kyle from Bon Appétit Magazine to learn tips and tricks on composing your photography to make food look as delicious as it tastes.

 

 

DEC. 9

3:00PM - 5:00PM
FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY - SESSION NOW FULL

with Chelsea Kyle

Join Chelsea Kyle from Bon Appétit Magazine to learn tips and tricks on composing your photography to make food look as delicious as it tastes.

 

 

DEC. 11

3:30PM - 6:30PM
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY PLUS - SESSION NOW FULL

with David Herman

Samy's Camera and Canon present David Herman for an afternoon of Street Photography, plus so much more! David will spend the first portion of the workshop on general composition rules and camera settings. He will also lead a discussion on how to capture stories in the street. As an added bonus, David will talk about how to take family and holiday photos. David will spend the remainder of the time with you out on the streets of Santa Monica during the hands-on shooting portion of the workshop where you can put into practice all the tips you learn!

 

 

DEC. 11

6:00PM - 8:00PM
VLOGGING 101 - SESSION NOW FULL

with Chris Ragsdale

Please join Chris Ragsdale for an introduction to Vlogging. Chris will discuss Vlogging basics, tips and tricks, and take a look at what gear you will need to get your Vlog up and running.

 

 

DEC. 12

6:00PM - 8:00PM
CREATIVE GELS: SHOOTOUT WITH

CANON SPEEDLITES - SESSION NOW FULL

with Tony Tran

Join Tony Tran on this interactive photoshoot. Tony will show you how easy it is to capture portraits, while using Canon Speedlites and creative color gels.

 

 

DEC. 13

3:30PM - 6:00PM
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY PLUS - SESSION NOW FULL

with David Herman

Samy's Camera and Canon present David Herman for an afternoon of Street Photography, plus so much more! David will spend the first portion of the workshop on general composition rules and camera settings. He will also lead a discussion on how to capture stories in the street. As an added bonus, David will talk about how to take family and holiday photos. David will spend the remainder of the time with you out on the streets of Santa Monica during the hands-on shooting portion of the workshop where you can put into practice all the tips you learn!

 

 

DEC. 13

6:00PM - 8:00PM
DANCERS AT NIGHT ON THE STREETS OF SANTA MONICA

with Kat Westerman

This workshop will explore the magic of the night coupled with the beauty of movement of dancers/artists. See upon nightfall how the colors of light come to life and how to capture it using your camera as a tool to express your artistic vision.

 

 

DEC. 14

6:00PM - 8:00PM
SANTA MONICA PIER NIGHT WALK with Chris Ragsdale and Tony Tran- ESSION NOW FULL

Come join Tony Tran and Chris Ragsdale on a fun and interactive night photo walk on the Santa Monica Pier. Tony and Chris will share tips and tricks on how to capture beautiful portraits by utilizing off-camera flash with Canon Speedlites and long exposure.

 

 

DEC. 15

1:00PM - 3:00PM
CREATIVE STUDIO LIGHTING USING CANON SPEEDLITES - SESSION NOW FULL

with Charles Zablan

Join Canon Burbank Senior Trainer Charles Zablan as he demystifies off-camera flash, and shows you the principles of studio lighting. Learn how to use different modifiers with the Canon 600EX-RT to create dynamic and eye-catching studio portraits.

 

 

DEC. 15

6:00PM - 8:00PM
STREET PHOTOGRAPHY PORTRAITS - SESSION NOW FULL

with Charles Zablan

Street photography is on the rise as one of the fastest-growing categories in photography. Join Canon to explore the architecture, people, and culture around Santa Monica. Learn how to observe, compose, and expose, all the while capturing your subject in their natural state.

 

 

DEC. 16

1:00PM - 3:00PM
VLOGGING 101 - SESSION NOW FULL

with Chris Ragsdale

Please join Chris Ragsdale for an introduction to Vlogging. Chris will discuss Vlogging basics, tips and tricks, and take a look at what gear you will need to get your Vlog up and running.