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Canon Photography in the Parks Photo Contest - Call for Entries

Canon, Photography in the Parks, photo contest, photography news, diana topan, photography-news.com, photography competitionFrom the eye of a storm to a flower floating down a stream, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, encourages Americans to acknowledge the beauty of nature and explore photography by participating in its fifth annual Canon in the Parks Photo Contest. The contest invites participants to compete within two divisions; the teen division, for entrants ages 13-17 and the adult division, for entrants ages 18 and older. With the fifth annual Canon in the Parks Photo Contest, Canon U.S.A. highlights all the splendor that nature embodies and invites photography enthusiasts to capture their best photo.

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Prizes:

Two Grand Prize Winners (1 Adult, 1 Teen) for top Entry in each age group. The Grand Prize will include two (2) coach airline tickets (from the major metropolitan airport closest to the Grand Prize winner’s home), one (1) hotel room (double occupancy) for 5 days/ 4 nights and entrance fee to a park in the 48 contiguous United States (approximate retail value: $2,500.00) and an EOS 5D Mark II /EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Kit and PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II Photo Printer (approximate retail value: $4,348.99) for a total approximate retail value of $6,848.99.

Two First Prize Winners (1 Adult, 1 Teen) for 1st Place Entry in each age group. The First Prize is an EOS 5D Mark II/EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Kit and PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II Photo Printer (approximate retail value of $4,348.99).

Two Second Prize Winners (1 Adult, 1 Teen) for 2nd Place Entry in each age group. The Second Prize is the EOS 50D body, EF-S 17-55mm IS USM lens and a PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II Photo Printer (approximate retail value of $3,227. 99).

Two Third Prize Winners (1 Adult, 1 Teen) for 3rd Place Entry in each age group. The Third Prize is the EOS Rebel T1i body, EF-S 17-85mm IS USM lens and a PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Photo Printer (approximate retail value of $1,899.97).

Twelve Honorable Mention Prizes (6 Adult, 6 Teen). Each honorable mention prize is a PowerShot G10 (suggested retail: $499.99)

The contest invites U.S. participants to compete within two divisions; the teen division, for entrants ages 13-17 and the adult division, for entrants ages 18 and older. Open to non-professional photographers only.

Canon Photography in the Parks Program

From June to August, Canon U.S.A. will offer free photography workshops to park visitors in four National Parks – Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Acadia and Yellowstone. Led by a team of acclaimed photography instructors, the program offers participants a hands-on experience to learn various photography techniques, while walking and exploring the park. Canon also provides top-of-the-line camera equipment for participants to use at no charge. Further enhancing this year's program, Canon is offering EOS HD video shooting classes in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Bar Harbor, Maine where each participant will learn about the basics of shooting EOS HD video with a Canon EOS Digital SLR camera.

Website: Canon Photography in the Parks


4 comments:

  1. Paula says

    I wish I was an American! :(


    vashistha says

    I am a Indian, Can I participate in this contest?


    Mike says

    No you not.


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