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Erik ​worked ​at ​Canon ​USA ​for ​16 ​years ​as ​a ​Senior ​Professional ​Marketing ​Specialist, ​Product ​Training ​Manager, ​and ​as ​a ​Technical ​Marketing ​Manager. ​He ​also ​worked ​several ​years ​in ​research ​and ​product ​development ​where ​the ​results ​of ​his ​efforts ​can ​be ​seen ​in ​the ​design ​and ​functionality ​of ​recent ​generations ​of ​the ​EOS ​5D ​and ​1D ​series ​models, ​EF ​Lenses, ​and ​the ​Cinema ​EOS ​lineup. ​

In ​addition ​to ​providing ​Canon ​professional ​support ​at ​several ​Super ​Bowls, ​World ​Cup ​Soccer, ​and ​Olympic ​games ​in ​Sydney, ​Torino, ​and ​Salt ​Lake ​City, ​he ​has ​both ​lead ​and ​supported ​photo ​workshops ​in ​some ​of ​the ​most ​picturesque ​destinations ​around ​the ​US. ​He ​has ​also ​lectured ​at ​Rocky ​Mountain ​School ​of ​Photography, ​the ​Lepp ​Institute ​of ​Photography, ​and ​Santa ​Fe ​Workshops, ​to ​name ​a ​few. ​

Since ​leaving ​Canon ​he ​has ​been ​spending ​much ​of ​his ​time ​backpacking ​some ​of ​the ​most ​beautiful ​trails, ​camera ​in ​hand. ​His ​boots ​have ​carried ​him ​to ​New ​Zealand, ​Thailand, ​the ​Great ​Smoky ​Mountains, ​Northern ​California, ​the ​Pacific ​Northwest, ​and ​his ​latest ​adventure ​section ​hiking ​the ​Pacific ​Crest ​Trail. ​

Whether ​your ​goal ​is ​to ​produce ​amazing ​images ​for ​next ​year’s ​best ​selling ​coffee ​table ​book, ​or ​just ​want ​to ​capture ​Instagram-worthy ​photos ​of ​your ​adventures, ​we’ll ​talk ​about ​and ​demonstrate ​easy ​techniques ​to ​take ​your ​travel ​photography ​to ​the ​next ​level. ​

Although ​the ​class ​focuses ​on ​photography ​while ​ultra-light ​backpacking, ​the ​equipment ​and ​techniques ​discussion ​are ​universal ​to ​all ​photographers. ​

What ​you ​will ​learn: ​
• ​Camera ​and ​accessory ​choices ​
• ​What ​to ​bring ​and ​what ​to ​leave ​home ​
• ​Camera ​settings ​that ​maximize ​your ​options ​later
• ​How ​to ​travel ​ultra-light ​
• How ​to ​create ​great ​photography ​when ​you’re ​three ​weeks ​away ​from ​an ​electrical ​outlet ​and ​living ​out ​of ​a ​backpack. ​

What ​is ​provided: ​
• ​Canon ​notebook, ​pen ​and ​lens ​cloth ​
• ​Water ​and ​light ​snacks

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