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Three smiling young people stand beside a poster announcing the opening of an exhibition. The logos of Canon and Rise and Shoot can be clearly seen at the bottom of the poster. ARTICLE

Together we Rise and Shoot

Rise and Shoot turns creativity into action, confidence and careers. This summer they have partnered with Canon Sweden to hold their first exhibition.

21 July 2022
Clothing and accessories laid flat against a surface of bright blue painted wood. A violet vest, a pair of sunglasses and some blue floral converse-style plimsolls. ARTICLE

Sustainable style: six simple steps to selling your clothes

Let’s make fashion circular! Buying and selling clothes is an easy way to find unique new looks, make some money and do your bit for the planet.

25 July 2022
A diagram of the operation of the Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8L DUAL FISHEYE lens. On a black background, it is an oblong with a purple and orange centre, behind two lamp-like lenses. From the oblong and through the lenses shoot two parallel neon orange lines. ARTICLE

The young photographer paying it forward

Wanjiru Ndegwa loved her experience with Canon Academy Juniors and decided to share it with other youngsters, sharing with them a gift of creativity.

07 July 2022
An aerial view of a green rowing boat on the sea, with the front of the boat pointing left and the rear to the right. Oars are sticking out from the top and bottom of the scene. There are three people seated in the centre of the boat and they are looking up to the sky, and the camera.  ARTICLE

Immigrants of Hope

His close proximity to tragedy has spurred Canon Ambassador Massimo Sestini to seek out the stories of hope that can be found beyond a single image.

14 July 2022
A woman in a pink bikini and goggles swims through royal blue water. To her right are the bubbles that signify impact into the water and her reflection further beyond them. ARTICLE

Finding courage in the creative process - Part 3

In the third of this three-part series, Canon Ambassador Dafna Tal invites you to examine advanced tips to find your courage when taking on new projects.

23 June 2022
On the left, the head and shoulders of a man, photographed from behind. He stands in front of an upright board, upon which two drawings are taped. The drawings are identical – of the sculpted figure of a man, with no arms or head and the legs gone from the knee. One is on pale yellow paper and the other on plain white. ARTICLE

Courage, canvas and a camera

A “warning from the universe” spurred Connell McMenamin to follow his dream. But being an artist takes courage – and to learn to see all over again.

11 July 2022
A diagram of the operation of the Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8L DUAL FISHEYE lens. On a black background, it is an oblong with a purple and orange centre, behind two lamp-like lenses. From the oblong and through the lenses shoot two parallel neon orange lines. ARTICLE

Virtual Reality for a Very Real world

Immersive future metaverse experiences aside, what does VR actually achieve today? In the film industry, it’s far more practical than you might think.

27 June 2022
A tiny blue door and doorframe sits in the middle of what appears to be a woodland floor at night. The door is wide open. Revealing more trees, only these trees are illuminated in a golden light. ARTICLE

Robert Barker’s Little Worlds

Robert Barker builds by hand every element of the tales he wants to tell. Then, when they are ready, he picks up his camera and brings them to life.

04 July 2022
A black and white photograph of a back of a man, silhouetted, stood in front of at the bright white light of window. On either side, the walls are black. ARTICLE

Exploring the retina as a window to the brain

Inflammation of the optical nerve can be an early indicator of Multiple Sclerosis, so OCT retinal scanning can be a key tool for future diagnosis.

16 June 2022
A man in a black referee’s uniform stands on a football pitch with his right arm outstretched. To his left and rear is a footballer wearing a yellow top, blue shorts and matching socks. There are blurred figures in the background who appear to be sat in the players dugout. Behind them are the crowd, who are watching the match. ARTICLE

Strength, hope and football: A Black referee’s story

Every time he steps out onto the pitch, Canon UK’s Aji Ajibola takes his place in footballing history – with all the joy and responsibility it brings.

20 June 2022

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