If you think that you can pull that winning photograph – whether you’re a professional, amateur, or hobbyist, then pack your gears and join the much-anticipated photo marathon in the country – the Canon PhotoMarathon, coming this 8th of November, 2014 at Bonifacio High Street in Bonifacio Global City.
Designed to raise the participants’ creative caliber by letting them capture photos that follow a theme under time pressure, the Canon PhotoMarathon has been doing this for eight years already. Now on its ninth year, they are expecting to fill up the streets of Bonifacio Global City (once again) with photography enthusiasts from different walks of life, all contending to take that winning photograph.
“We are looking forward to unleashing the potential of our participants. Whether hobbyists or professionals, we are highly encouraging more people to join and challenge themselves and realize how far their creativity can take them,” said Bong Serevo, Vice President of Canon Marketing Philippines.
Last October 18, the Canon Photomarathon University Leg was held in De La Salle University. Winners are inviting beginners and professionals alike to join the National Leg on November 8. Agatha Meg Albano, the grand prize winner for the Point-and-Shoot Category, has this one important advice, “Participants have to be flexible. I think you have to understand the theme for you to be able to capture all the elements required by a winning shot.”
Raymond Paredes, grand prize winner from the Digital Cameras with Interchangeable Lenses Category, invites people with immense potential to join. “I would invite those who have the potential to win, or have the hard work and skills, I guarantee it will pay off!”
The National Leg of Canon Photomarathon on November 8 will start as early as 8 eight o’clock in the morning. Over three thousand participants are expected to join and entries will be judged by the Canon Crusaders of Light. Grand prize for the Point & Shoot Category include a Canon EOS 700D, a dual arm foto crane from Steady Tracker, a Black Rapid camera strap, a Transcend 32GB wifi SD Card and 1 International Roundtrip ticket from Cebu Pacific.
Grand prize for the Cameras with Interchangeable lens Category include a dual arm foto crane from Steady Tracker, a Black Rapid camera strap, a Transcend 1TB wifi SD Card and 1 International Roundtrip ticket from Cebu Pacific. On top of that, the winner will also be the first proud owner of a Canon EOS 7D Mark II in the Philippines.
Canon will also be holding a special sale in Bonifacio High Street from November 7 to 9. Customers can avail of special deals from Canon wherein they can get Sodexo GCs worth Php 3,000, a free photo book, and other exciting prizes on select Canon products.
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