“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” wins special award at Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 competition

The 11th edition of the Cannon PhotoMarathon Vietnam competition got underway in Hanoi on October 8 at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace.

The 11th edition of the Cannon PhotoMarathon Vietnam competition got underway in Hanoi on October 8 at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace.

The event’s Hanoi launch saw an overwhelming participation of 3,000 hobbyists, amateurs and professional photographers along with thousands of brilliant photographic renditions.

“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” won special award at the competiton.

“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” wins special award at Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 competition

"Nu cuoi thu Hanoi" on black-white background won specail award at the competition (Photo: Nguyen Thi Hong Phuong)

“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” wins special award at Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 competition

The photo won the first prize under the theme "Autumn in Hanoi". (Photo: Nguyen Hoang Nam)

“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” wins special award at Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 competition

The photo won the first prize under the theme "Motion". (Photo: Nguyen Phuong Nghi)

“Nu cuoi thu Hanoi” wins special award at Canon PhotoMarathon 2016 competition

The photo won the first prize under the theme "Overhead". (Photo: Vu Minh Duc)

This competition is a great platform to develop skills and express art, so kudos to Canon for putting in the effort in making this challenge a yearly affair, said one contestant. The competition is overwhelming with so many submissions.

It’s an experience that really opened my eyes to the many different ways of taking and interpreting a picture, said another.

After Hanoi, the contest will continue at Quan Khu 7 Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on October 15 and the Tien Son Sport Centre in Danang on October 22.

The overall winner will receive an all-expense paid 8-day trip to Japan to participate in a photo clinic. Others will walk away with a list of big-ticket products such as a Canon EOS 5D Mark III or PIXMA PRO 100 photo printer.

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