Annual Canon PhotoMarathon XI in Singapore

2,518 participants took part in the Singapore leg of the Canon PhotoMarathon Asia 2013, at Suntec City International Convention & Exhibition Centre Singapore.

The two Best of Show winners – Kok Hou Cheng (Open) and Zhou Tian Qu – will be going on an eight-day all-expense-paid photo clinic to Kansai, Japan.

Winners of Canon Photomarathon XI in Singapore, together with management and staff of Canon Singapore.

Winners of Canon Photomarathon XI in Singapore, together with management and staff of Canon Singapore.

Beginning at 9am in the morning, this year’s attendance of the day-long competition was an increase of 99 participants (4%) compared to last year.

"Instant" by Open Category Best of Show Winner Kok Hou Cheng.

“Instant” by Open Category Best of Show Winner Kok Hou Cheng.

There were two categories of participants – Open and Student. For each category, there were three themes – Tradition, Communicate and Instant.

Tradition - by Student Category Best of Show Winner Zhou Tian Qu from Anderson Junior College.

“Tradition” by Student Category Best of Show Winner Zhou Tian Qu from Anderson Junior College.

18 prizes were given to the top three winners of the three themes for each category. Prizes given included Canon products such as the Canon EOS camera and PIXMA printer.

2,518 avid photographers participated in this year's Canon Photomarathon XI.

2,518 avid photographers participated in this year’s Canon Photomarathon XI.

In addition, Best of Show awards were given for each of the two categories – for the best collection of images from all three themes.

Canon also invited 30 participants from the Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) Tanglin School and APSN Centre for Adults to take part in the Canon PhotoMarathon.

This is part of the company’s efforts to encourage the intellectually-disabled explore their creativity and imagination through photography.

The other legs of the Canon PhotoMarathon Asia 2013 are Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and India.

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