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Janine Galloway ADMIN January 10, 2012
Welcome to EOS Adventure – Essentials of photography

This group aims to give you creative control of your camera. We’re here to help you learn new photography skills and to encourage you to share your pictures.

Group Description

Taking up photography has never been easier thanks to the huge range of quality cameras on the market, from affordable compacts to high-end digital SLRs. But to take inspirational and exciting pictures you don’t just need the kit – you need the know-how too. And that’s where we come in.

With the EOS Adventure project, our team of professional photographers hopes to inspire you to get out there with your camera and take great shots every time by teaching you the essential theories of photography while also giving you the practical skills to get the results you want.

From capturing epic landscapes to framing the perfect portrait, it’s time to switch off the “auto” mode and take creative control of your camera. Learn from our series of weekly video tutorials, read the accompanying online content and open your eyes to the infinite photographic possibilities around you.

Good technique is fundamental to good photography, but quality equipment can really help too. For over 50 years Canon have delivered pioneering imaging technologies, including Digital SLR cameras, lenses and accessories. We aspire to ignite your enthusiasm and firmly set you on the path to creating more amazing images, fueling your love of photography to propel you on your continued journey of creative self-discovery.

Group Rules

This group is sponsored by Canon.

By accessing or using the Canon Group (the “Group”) and in consideration of Canon allowing you to use the Group, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions in addition to the Yahoo! Terms of Service and Flickr Community Guidelines which also apply to use of the Canon Group.

User Submissions; Canon Material

You hereby grant Canon and its affiliates (“Canon”) a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, publicly display, publicly perform, publish or distribute any still or motion images (“Images”) or any messages, comments, text, data, audio or graphics (“Content”) that you post or submit to the Group; provided, however, that Canon’s license to such Images and Content is limited solely to its use in connection with the Group or its promotion of the Group and in connection with the “EOS Adventure Campaign”, in any online media, and specifically includes use throughout any Canon domain including, but not limited to, canon-europe.com and canon.co.uk. Canon will attribute you, using your Flickr account name, as the owner of any Image used by Canon pursuant to these Rules. Furthermore, “Images” and “Content” specifically excludes any still or motion images, messages, comments, text, data, audio or graphics that you post or submit to the Group or that you remove from the Group.

In the event that Canon desires to use your Images or Content in any manner not permitted by the aforementioned license grant, Canon will first contact you by FlickrMail to obtain your express written permission prior to use of any Image or Content. Without limiting the foregoing, Canon may delete, remove, edit, modify, reject or refuse any Content or Images submitted to the Group. You understand that all Images or Content posted by users on this site do not necessarily reflect the opinions or ideas of Canon, its employees or affiliates, and Canon is not responsible for any such Images or Content.

Canon’s trademarks, its images and any other content that may be submitted by Canon to the Group, may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior permission of Canon.

Interactive Areas/Sweepstakes

You assume full responsibility for risks associated with using discussion forums and other interactive areas of the Group. Canon is not responsible for and assumes no liability associated with Content or Images posted or submitted to the Group by you or anyone else. Canon is not liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity or for any statements or representations you may encounter in using the Group. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Canon may in its sole discretion include information within the Group regarding sweepstakes. Such sweepstakes, sweepstakes information and links to third party sites that may operate such sweepstakes are the sole responsibility of Canon, and are not associated in any way with Yahoo! or Flickr.

Removal or Suspension

Canon may at any time, in its sole discretion and without notice, terminate or suspend your right to use the Group.

You represent and warrant that:

(i) you own the Images or have the right to post or otherwise distribute them, including permission from all persons depicted in any Image; to this end you should obtain written permission from each person who is depicted in the Images to submit their picture (or, in the case of minors, the permission of the minor’s parent or legal guardian) for use as described herein and you must be able to provide written proof of such consent upon request.

(ii) any Image or Content posted is your original work and you have the right to post it; you will not include images or Content that infringe anyone else’s intellectual property rights or could reasonably be considered indecent or immoral

(iii) the Images do not include any products, brand names, logos, signs, artwork, posters or other material in the foreground or background that is owned by anyone other than you.

(iv) the Images do not include advertisements or solicitations of business, or company names, including, but not limited to, any of Canon’s competitors.

(v) the Content is complete and accurate, not misleading or illegal. The Group is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. Through use of the Group, Canon does not collect personally identifiable information from any person it has actual knowledge is under the age of 18.

Compliance with Flickr and Yahoo! Terms of Use

In using the Group, you agree that you will comply with all Flickr and Yahoo! terms of use and Flickr community guidelines and all other policies governing your use of such services. Canon may notify Flickr and Yahoo! of any acts or omissions that it believes in its sole judgment violate such terms of use, guidelines or policies.

Additional Info

  • Members can post 5 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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