Friday, August 13, 2010

Join "One Shot Moment, Seize life with Canon" Photography Contest

Yesterday, our company organized the Press Launch of Canon Marketing Philippines latest products and projects and thankfully despite the threat of rain (the event was held outdoors) the launch run smoothly. Anyway, one the projects launched yesterday was the "One Shot Moment, Seize Life with Canon" photography contest and if you're interested to join here are the contest details

1. Canon is giving away thirty-two (32) PowerShot A490s weekly for 8 months in Living Asia Channel’s Snapshots Asia program (Sundays, 8pm). The contest is open to all residents of the Philippines who use a Canon digital compact camera for their entry. (PowerShot or Digital IXUS)

2. The theme for the season is “One-Shot Moments: Seize L1fe with Canon.” Interested parties are asked to create special memories and adventures each day and to capture these with their Canon camera.

3. Manipulated photos will NOT be accepted. Only basic enhancements like cropping, resizing, and minor adjustments in brightness and contrast will be allowed.

4. Each individual (each email) may submit up to two (2) entries only.

5. To join, contestants need only send their entries to along with their name, age, occupation, email address, contact number/s, and complete receiving address. Contestants may opt to include a title and a short description of up to 50 words with their entries. Confirmation emails will be sent to all participants within five (5) working days to notify them of the receipt and validity of their entries. Please follow the following format for the file name and e-mail subject:

a. File name: (Your Last Name)_(First Name)
b. E-mail subject: Snapshots Asia – Canon photo contest entry

6. Deadline for entries will be at 11:59PM of every 20th of the month for the duration of the airing of the show’s first season in Living Asia. Judging will be done every last Friday of the month, 4PM, at the Canon head office.

7. Entries must be submitted in JPEG format, with a maximum file size of 500KB only.

8. Judging of entries will be based on the following criteria:

Is the concept original? 20%

Unique use of elements (lighting, perspective, etc.) 20%

Adherence to theme
How effectively does the photo convey the theme? 30%

Technical Quality
Proper exposure, focus, contrast, etc. 20%

Overall Impact
Emotional resonance. 10%

TOTAL 100%

9. Four winners per month will receive a brand new Canon PowerShot A490 worth Php 6,950.

10. Prizes are not convertible to cash.

11. Prizes not claimed within 60 days from the receipt of notification will be forfeited with prior DTI approval.

12. ONLINE COMPONENT: A special “People’s Choice” winner will also be awarded with a Canon-Penshoppe Sling Bag. The shortlist of the top ten (10) entries from judging, including the winners of the TV component, will be posted on the Canon Digital Cameras – Philippines Facebook Fan Page and those with the most number of votes (as represented by the most number of “Likes”) will be awarded as the winner of the a brand new Penshoppe sling bag. The Facebook contest will run for two (2) weeks from the last Friday of the month.

13. All entries will remain properties of the participants. Canon reserves the right to use them with consent of the owner.

14. Winners for both online and TV components of the contest will be announced during the episodes of Living Asia and via the Canon Digital Cameras – Philippines Facebook Fan Page. Winners will also be notified via email and registered mail.

15. Winners for both online and TV components of the contest from the greater Manila area may claim their prizes at Beginnings at Twenty Plus, Inc. upon presentation of a valid ID. Prizes will be shipped to winners residing in Visayas, Mindanao, and other parts of Luzon via courier care of Canon Marketing Philippines.

16. Employees of Canon Marketing (Philippines), Inc., Living Asia channel, Beginnings at Twenty Plus, Inc. and their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity are ineligible to win in this photo contest, both in online and TV components.

DTI-NCR Permit No. 3240 Series of 2010

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