As many as 5,000 amateur and professional photographers are attending a Canon PhotoMarathon 2014 contest which opened at Military Zone 7 Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on October 4.
Addressing the opening ceremony, President and CEO of Canon Marketing Vietnam Nick Yoshida noted this is the first time since its launch the contest has attracted such a huge number of participants.
He added the event aims to create a useful playground for photography lovers to exchange experiences and show their creativity and ability as well as promote the inherent beauty of the country's land and culture.
The winners of the grand prize will receive a product kit, which includes a camera Canon EOS 6D body and a photo printer Pixma MG7170, along with a nine-day Photo Clinic trip to Japan with other winners from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Cambodia and Thailand.
Additionally the grand prize, winners of each topic will get a number of valuable Canon products, including sets of Canon cameras and photo printers.
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