Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, collaborated with skydivers in the region for the first time at the recently held World Parachuting Championship 2012 in Dubai.
At the event, the Canon Professional Services Booth offered product demonstrations and coaching along with a loan facility and check and clean services for photographers. Visitors were also given the opportunity to experience Canons’ latest equipment giving them a chance to experience the world’s fastest camera, the Canon EOS 1DX.
In addition, the Canon C100 and C300 were mounted on skydivers’ helmets to capture panoramic views of the Dubai skies.
Worldwide, 95% of sky divers use Canon’s DSLRs for still photography. As a leader in imaging solutions, Canon continues to inspire people’s creativity and innovation and support skydivers across the world.
Chris Pope, Photo and Video Manager, Skydive Dubai, host of World parachuting Championship 2012,commented: “It was really wonderful to have Canon’s support at our event as it added great value to the skydivers’ experience”.