Winners of the Singapore Canon PhotoMarathon 2010

Updated: Minor error in report fixed – Mr. Chew Jian Hern is from Anderson Junior College.

Over 1700 participants for this year’s Canon PhotoMarathon 2010 on the 23rd October 2010. It was an overwhelming number of participants this year. Here are the winners.

Here are the official news release from Canon. Congrats to the winners!!

Take a Bow, Winners of the Canon PhotoMarathon 2010!

Singapore, 23 October 2010 – Today, over 1,700 participants took part in a 12-hour endurance race around Singapore in a bid to capture the winning photographs and be crowned the winners of the yearly photography milestone known as the Canon PhotoMarathon.

A photo competition like no other that tests photographic talent, skill, creativity, endurance and the ability to perform under pressure, the Canon PhotoMarathon challenged the participants to capture photographs according to three assigned themes released throughout the day. The first Canon PhotoMarathon was held in 2003 and drew just 150 participants. Having built a loyal following over the years, this year’s competition has broken a new record with its 1,704 participants!

“It has been an exciting day for Canon and the 1,704 participants. We are heartened to see that more and more people in Singapore are finding their passion and joy in photography, as well as by the years of support that Singapore photographers have shown to the Canon PhotoMarathon,” said Andrew Koh, Director and General Manager, Consumer Imaging and Information Division, Canon Singapore. “The winning works this year demonstrate a new level of skill and artistic capability, and we wish to congratulate the winners.”

A big round of applause to the winners of the Canon PhotoMarathon 2010!

Best of Show
1) Open Category: Tan Beng Kwang
2) Student Category: Chew Jian Hern, Anderson Junior College

Theme One: Clarity
Open Category
1) Wong Ching Yee
2) Xiu Hui Loh
3) Chester Chen

Student Category
1) Cheryl Chong, NUS High School
2) Chew Jian Hern, Anderson Junior College
3) Hu Jiaming, Singapore Management University

Theme Two: Faith
Open Category
1) Peh Siong San
2) Benedict Chew Xun Feng
3) Tan Beng Kwang

Student Category
1) Kimmie Choy Yi Jie, CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)
2) Lynn Ong, Victoria Junior College
3) Mohammad Zaini, Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary School

Theme Three: Charge
Open Category
1) San Chiew Cheng
2) Selwyn Tang
3) Ahmad Musta’in Ahmad Rumzi

Student Category
1) Aaron Kho, Hwa Chong Institution Junior College
2) Shawn Chia Chung Siang, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)
3) Budiman Muhadjir Suryanto, Nanyang Technological University

Both Tan Beng Kwang and Chew Jian Hern will now join 10 other winners from 5 regional countries to enjoy a once in a lifetime experience in the form of an all expense paid trip to Turkey for a photo clinic hosted by acclaimed Singapore photographer Triston Yeo.

Here are the winning shots (Note: Pictures are re-sized. Copyrights to the owners of the images)

BEST OF SHOW OPEN CATEGORY THEME 01

BEST OF SHOW OPEN CATEGORY THEME 02

BEST OF SHOW OPEN OPEN CATEGORY THEME 03

BEST OF SHOW STUDENT CATEGORY THEME 01

BEST OF SHOW STUDENT CATEGORY THEME 02

BEST OF SHOW STUDENT CATEGORY THEME 03

Here is the picture of all the winners in the different categories.

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