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Focus on Sports Photography: Peter Read Miller

Striking a balance between personal experiences and practical information, he will cover a number of different topics and subjects

By PVC News Staff | October 30, 2012

Canon Explorer of Light Peter Read Miller has been photographing athletes and the sporting life for more than 40 years. The seasoned image maker has covered eight Olympic Games, 37 Super Bowls, the Stanley Cup Finals, the Kentucky Derby, and more. He's also shot portraits of such sports luminaries as Muhammad Ali, Joe Montana, Magic Johnson, John Elway, and Gabriella Reece. His images have been chosen for more than 100 covers of Sports Illustrated.

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Join Peter Read Miller at the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center for a candid and informative discussion about his life as a sports photographer. Peter will talk shop and also recount some of his favorite moments from his career.

Striking a balance between personal experiences and practical information, he will cover:

  • Preparation and anticipation for photo shoots

  • How to achieve the best positioning for certain shots

  • Tips for shooting captivating portraits

  • Establishing rapport with your subjects, and more ...


Peter has found the Canon EOS-1D X, paired with the new EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM EXTENDER 1.4x Lens, to be especially useful in his work. After the lecture, attendees will have a chance to see and handle Peter's preferred gear, including the latest Canon EOS camera bodies and lenses. This will be a lively and informative presentation for anyone interested in sports photography and/or the techniques and equipment of one of today's leading sports photographers.

Presented by: Peter Read Miller
Program: Professional Development Seminars & Workshops
Date: November 07, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: Free of charge. Advanced registration required
Location: Canon Hollywood Professional Technology & Support Center - 6060 Sunset Blvd - Hollywood, California 90028
Organization: Canon Live Learning
Questions: CanonLiveLearning(at)cusa.canon.com

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