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Canon launches amateur photography competition

Winners will receive a Canon DSLR camera

Canon launches amateur photography competition
Canon has launched a photography competition for amateur photographers, Winners will receive one of their DSLR cameras.

Canon Middle East has teamed up with Dubai Internet City to launch an amateur photography competition called "Celebrations".

To enter the competition, budding photographers must submit their photograph reflecting the theme Celebrations, no later than January 23, 2011.

The winner will receive a Canon DSLR camera - the EOS 60 D, while three runners up will also win cameras including the EOS 550D, EOS 500D and EOS 1000D.

"Canon Middle East is committed to supporting photography in the region and ensuring it is accessible to everyone, regardless of their ability or experience. The Canon Photography Competition is great platform to nurture and recognise local talent. As a world leader of imaging technology Canon is at the forefront of photographic innovation and aims to share its expertise with budding photographers in communities across the region," said Hendrik Verbrugghe, marketing director, Canon Middle East.

"It is clear that the digital boom has made photography a more accessible hobby than ever before, and, with its colour, excitement and emotion, what better subject matter is there for the enthusiastic amateur photographer than ‘celebration'? With the recent festivities such as Eid Al Adha, Christmas and New Year just around the corner, it's the perfect opportunity for amateur photographers to showcase and win exciting prizes for their work. We look forward to receiving some amazing images that demonstrate creativity and anticipate a great response from the nation's talented amateur photographers," added Verbrugghe

To enter the competition or to view images already submitted visit http://photocompetition.dic.ae/.

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