Took my first photography seminar with Kris LeBoutillier, a National Geographic photographer at the Empire Hotel and Country Club in Jerudong last Thursday (6th-August-2009). The seminar was organised by Interhouse Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor of Canon products which includes digital and non-digital SLR cameras. Kris LeBoutillier who is not only an assignment photographer for National Geographic Traveler and books but also for Discovery Channel, Forbes, Washington Post. He is also a former editor at WSJ/Dow Jones. His images are represented by the National Geographic Image Collection.
Mr. Vincent Goh, Assistant General Manager of Interhouse start off with a friendly and inviting welcome for all the audiences present during the speech
Roland Poon, Senior Manager of Canon Singapore Pte Ltd showing the EOS 5D Mark II miniature which is also a 2GB pendrive, a very attractive door gift!
HM Yusof started with question about HD video recording using EOS 5D Mark II.
MC introducing Kris LeBoutillier...
No, thats not Steve Jobs but Kris LeBoutillier who is getting ready to do his presentation on intoducing himself as well his work and books. His books just to name a few are "On the Iron Rails of the Orient", "Journeys through Phnom Penh" and "Journey through Ho Chi Minh City with Marshall Cavendish". Contributed to Cities Book by Lonely Planet and Blue Planet Run.
Kris LeBoutillier with more gifts to be given away to the lucky audience. It is a Lens cleaning cloth with EOS technology... 🙂
Kris LeBoutillier showing one of his large prints.
Roland Poon, doing some adjustment on the Redrock Micro cinematic video kit mounted to the EF70-200mm f/2.8 lens which fitted to 5D Mark II body.
Focusing on the model to display on the large HDMI LCD TV.
A technical Information Exchange Session on 5D Mark II during the break time
Ed Noorislam can't wait to get his hands on EOS1Ds Mark III, who just spotted and ready to click, click, click. Dual DIGIC III and High-speed continuous: 5 fps
Canon PowerShot G10, Kris LeBoutillier has one in his travelling gear bag.
You always need to have your camera ready for the shot. Something you can't plan for, it just happens.
Shoot lots of pictures. Digital, remember the film is FREE! He did about 300-400 shots for a picture!
An autograph session on a postcard souvenir from Kris LeBoutillier. (Will post the photo of the postcard in my next update)
Kevin Chua, Country Manager Of Canon Singapore eyes on a "standing high" photographer during a group photo session.
Seminar wrap up..