How the royal wedding was shot

Canon writes about how The Times used Shootitlive to create a live photo feed during the Royal Wedding. It’s published on Canon Professional Network (CPN) which is the world-wide website for Canon pro photographers to discover all of the latest news, technical articles, and advice for using Canon professional imaging equipment.

The CPN writer Mark Alexander spoke to The Times picture editor Paul Sanders to find out how they covered the biggest pre-planned news event of the year. Click below to checkout how the photographic coverage of the Royal Wedding was planned and exactly how it was shot.

“We got this new piece of software that enabled us to transmit the picture straight to a live gallery on the website, bypassing the picture desk completely and publishing the images within 30 seconds of them being taken”

Paul Sanders, Picture Editor, The Times

Check out the entire article here, Shootitlive is featured on page 3.

Entering UK market by signing The Times

We are extremely proud to announce that The Times have started to live publish video and photos to and to The Times iPad edition with Shootiltive.

With Shootitlive, The Times iPad readers and visitors will be seeing pictures live on the site, seconds after they are taken. During the Royal Wedding a team of ten photographers live published photos throughout the day.

“Not only was Friday a historic day for Prince William and Catherine Middleton, it also marks another historic day in terms of photography at The Times. This is ground-breaking technology and hasn’t been used by any other British newspaper. I know this is going to be the future of web shooting.”

Paul Sanders, Picture Editor The Times

“We are very pleased to have signed The Times as our first UK customer. The Times has led the way when it comes to cutting-edge photographic technique and by working with Shootitlive they will be continue in doing so. This also marks our first iPad app integration, which was made without any customization.”

Martin Levy, Founder and CEO Shootitlive AB

The Times is the original “Times” newspaper and have been published in the United Kingdom since 1785. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times are published by Times Newspapers Limited, a subsidiary of News International

Please read full press release here