Canon started a campaign to educate and inspire entry level DSLR users about photography, The Photo Contest is a part of the “EOS Adventure” Campaign, Resident of the European Union or Switzerland to enter into Canon Europe Photo Contest.
Eligibility: The competition is open to EU & Swiss residents
Free to Enter
The Essentials of Photography online tutorials consist of 6 lessons presented by Canon “influencers” on the following subject categories:
(i) Learning to see;
(ii) Light & Landscapes;
(iii) Moments in Motion;
(iv) Subject standout;
(v) Getting in close; and
(vi) Using your environment
Images should be entered into the category to which they most relate but can be entered into moltiple categories. To be eligible for the Contest, you must submit your entry/entires as detailed on the competition entry submission page at uk.news.yahoo.net/essentials-of-photography/enter.
The 120 best images selected by the “Influencers” will go before the Canon judging panel who will select one overall winner for the Grand Prize which will be awarded to the best image in the Contest.
The Canon judging panel will consist of at least 4 senior staff members from Canon’s European Headquarter and may also include additional third party experts.
All prizes will be provided by Canon.
The Category Prizes are as follows:
“Learning to see” category prizes are EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens
”Light & Landscapes” category prizes are EF-S 10.22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens
“Moments in Motion” category prizes are EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM lens
”Subject standout” category prizes are EF 85mm f/1.8 USM lens
“Getting close” category prizes are EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM lens
“Working with your environment” category prizes are EF 50mm f/1.4USM lens
Your Ultimate EOS Adventure grand prize is a trip for 2 including:
European flights to Nairobi and overnight stay
Transfer flight to Massi Mara for Safari Adventure
4 nights at the Luxurious Governors Camp (Full board)
Game drives with Jonathan & Angela Scott: “The Big Cat people”
Safari Balloon trip
Learn from the professionals, photographic advice from Canon ambassadors
Access to the Ultimate Canon kit bag: An assortment of Canon lenses to try during the safari**
Canon EOS 7D with EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5 – 5.6 IS USM: Yours to keep
7 nights Luxury beach holiday in Zanzibar
*Winner must be available between 21st Jan 2012 and 3rd Feb 2012
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- By posting and/or submitting User Content through, or in connection with, the Gallery or Contest, User grants Yahoo! and Canon, its affiliates and sub-licensees the irrevocable, royalty free, licence to publish and publicly display User Content on the Websites up until 23:59 on 31 December 2012 and solely and exclusively for the purpose of promoting the EOS Adventure Campaign, the Contest and any associated activities.
- Any commercial opportunities that arise will be notified to the User who will be free to negotiate terms independently of the Contest. A User can decline any commercial usage licences that may offered to them and such action will not affect their chances of being chosen as a winning entry.
Deadline: November 20, 2011