Canon U.S.A. Launches New Print Sample Program Showcasing Fine Art Capabilities Of imagePROGRAF Large Format Printers And Lucia EX Inkset

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 15, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the LUCIA EX Print Sample Request Program, a service giving consumers the opportunity to receive 8.5-inch by 11-inch sample photographs printed on the new Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8300/6350/6300 large format printers, prior to purchasing the device. Through the program, customers will receive three printed images captured by Canon Explorer of Light photographers, which demonstrate the high-quality printing capabilities of the imagePROGRAF 12-Color series and new LUCIA EX ink set.

"The LUCIA EX Print Sample Request program showcases the extraordinary capture to output capabilities of Canon's EOS cameras and new imagePROGRAF high-end Fine Art/Photo and Proofing printers," said Rich Reamer, Director of Product Marketing, Large Format, Imaging Systems Group, Canon U.S.A. "By providing consumers with images created by Canon Explorers of Light, we can demonstrate the dynamic color range and quality of Canon's large format printers and empower consumers to make an educated purchase decision."

To request a print sample, consumers can visit www.usa.canon.com/ipfprintsample. The finished print will be mailed to their address* at no cost. Along with the image, the individual participating in this program will receive additional product information.