Sunday, September 28, 2014

#Canon launches the 5th edition of #Photomarathon in India

Speaking about the event, Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, Executive Vice President, Canon India said, “As the Photomarathon India celebrates its 5th anniversary in India, we are happy to see the ever increasing number of youngsters taking up DSLR cameras and unleashing their creative self. Canon India has been focused on promoting the culture of photography and the Photomarathon is testament of the same. Our new thrust on women segment & even school going teenagers will widen the appeal of this creative indulgence. We believe the Photomarathon continues to be a definitive platform bringing together photography talent to a day filled with fun and learning. The focus of this event is not sales but application of individual creative talent to draw self-gratification with a feeling of community. This is Canon’s unique high ground Value proposition that customers love the most. ”

Andrew Koh, Senior Director, Image Communication Products Group, Canon India said, “The Canon Photomarathon is our attempt to creatively engage with our customers and help them refine their skills through a world-class photography competition. India is a huge market and we are witnessing the rapid evolution of photography here. With our eye constantly on the needs of our customers, we strive to make Canon Photomarathon more meaningful each year to recognize the talent in seeing the world through photography. Therefore, events like Photomarathon provide just the right platform for photographers to showcase their skills.”
Grand prize- the Photoclinic, that includes attending a, once-in-a-lifetime photography tour led by experts to selected destinations around the world which was won by Vivek Mathur. Jackson Johnson and Jayaprathab Mathuraiveeran won the second and third prize respectively and got Canon DSLR cameras, exclusive Canon merchandize, and 10, 1 year subscriptions to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan.