Chuck Westfall, technical advisor at Canon USA, will be the next guest on BirdCallsRadio, coming up from 1 to 2 p.m. this Sunday, July 8, 2012, at 1490 WGCH and “Listen Live” above. This is a must-listen for anyone interested in bird and nature photography.
We’ll be talking equipment and technique at length so get ready to sharpen your skills and gain valuable information about photography. Chuck is the go-to guy when it comes to answering questions about Canon products. We’ll make sure Chuck covers equipment for beginners and intermediates, as well as those looking for Canon’s high-end products.
Chuck earned a degree in Professional Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology and then gained on-the-job experience during a 10-year stint in commercial photography and photo retail. He then his corporate career with Canon U.S.A. in 1982 as a technical representative. He steadily advanced through the ranks to achieve his present position as Technical Advisor for the company’s Imaging Technology & Communications Group (ITCG), working at Canon U.S.A.’s headquarters office in Lake Success, NY.
Chuck is also currently Canon USA’s main media spokesman for professional imaging products. He also provides insider’s perspective to financial analysts who follow the company’s ITCG sales and marketing activities.
Chuck’s involvement with digital cameras began in 1994, when he assisted Canon and Kodak engineers in developing the EOS-DCS series of professional SLRs. His responsibilities have since expanded to include participation in the development and launching of other ITCG products, including Canon’s professional and consumer-oriented digital cameras. Most recently, he has been conducting research for future professional imaging products in Canon USA’s Professional Engineering & Solutions Division.
Chuck enjoys sightseeing, photography, reading, music, and family life with his wife Ying and their beautiful daughter Anna.
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