Saturday, October 29, 2011

Canon Photmarathon 2011

The registration for Canon Photomarathon 2011 Manila leg is open starting October 28, 2011 8 p.m. onwards. This event will be held on Novermber 12, 2011 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), Building, Sen. Gil J Puyat Ave., cor Roxas Blvd. Pasay City.

The Canon Photomarathon is a 1-day on-the-spot photo contest that lets you actually go out and shoot new images within the specified location or area. You’ll get the chance to compete against other amateur/professional photographers & hobbyist under strict contest deadlines. Just submit the images you’ve captured subject to judges’ evaluation. Your thematic creative instincts, as well as your ability to work under tight timeline pressures will be thoroughly tested in this exciting and unique competition.

There are two categories:
1) DSLR category
2) point-and-shoot category

* there was a video contest for last year's Photomarathon but I don't see any video category for this year though...


Prizes will be announced on the day of the competition.

For those who are curious what prizes are at stake, last year, Canon digital cameras and DSLRs were some of the many prizes given away by the sponsor.

The following are the list of equipment that you can use during the PhotoMarathon Contest:

A. Digital Cameras-Point-and-shoot &DSLR
B. Built in flash, speedlite, ring lite, macro twin lite, flash unit, speedlite transmitter & flash diffuser
C. EF/EFS Lenses and other third party lenses
D. FILTERS: Polarizing, Neutral Density, Close-up, Skylight, Softmat, Infrared Filters
E. Tripods, Monopods and the like
F. Remote switch trigger & wireless controller
G. Battery Grips

To register, please visit the Canon Photomarathon 2011 website. There are limited slots if you wish to join this annual photo event. Register ASAP if you are interested. Feel free to check out the guidelines / mechanics for complete set of rules found on their website.

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