Kodak have announced a pioneering deal to give its high end digital capture customers
free basic training worth hundreds of pounds.
Photographers who have already bought the company's DCS Pro 14n camera or the
latest DCS Pro SLR/n will be able to get a full day's basic training in a modern
training facility at no extra cost.
And customers who order the new DCS Pro SLR/c - the Canon EOS mount version
available in May - will also be entitled to free training under the new scheme.
Explained David Kitchin, Kodak Professional's Marketing Manager, Digital Products:
"Moving to a new digital workflow can often be a daunting proposition but
with this new deal we can really add value and help lighten the load for photographers
who choose the Kodak route to digital capture.
The new programme will give our digital SLR customers a unique opportunity to
get to grips with this outstanding new technology over a complimentary day-long
workshop run by digital capture experts."
Kodak plans a series of courses throughout the year in conjunction with Imaging
Training Limited with optional follow-up courses available on a one to one basis
by both Imaging Training Limited and former Kodak digital guru David Blundell.
The first workshop run by Imaging Training Limited will take place at Oxhey,
near Watford on April 27 and monthly thereafter until the end of November.
Imaging Training Limited MD Tony Eatough, formerly Head of Kodak Professional
in Europe, said: "This is a superb offer from Kodak for photographers
requiring a fundamental overview plus basic training on the new cameras.
As people continue to invest more and more in digital technology training becomes
a 'must-have' add-on to the product purchase.
We will be setting up a studio situation in conjunction with The Flash Centre
and around a dozen photographers at a time will be able to learn about digital
capture workflow techniques from industry experts.
We will also be offering photographers additional one-to-one training at very
competitive prices for those who decide they could benefit from further comprehensive
Photographers who wish to take advantage of the free training offer can contact
Imaging Training Ltd direct on 01525 373087, email office@imaging
training.co.uk, go to the website at www.imagingtraining.co.uk
or call Kodak Professional on 01442 844880. One-to-one digital training
is also available from David Blundell: 01234 764883.
Course dates for the Imaging Training days are planned as follows:
April 27, May 18, June 22, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November