The winning photo taken by Dao Si Huy
Over a thousand contestants flocked to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday for the region's largest, most anticipated photo competition organized by Canon.
Canon Photo Marathon generates a lot of excitement as it is open to all photographers, amateurs and professional of all ages. The contestants register and go around the city taking pictures. The results of the competition are announced at the end of the day.
Dao Si Huy, 37, got the first prize in HCMC with a photo on light. Nguyen Xuan Nam, 23, was named the winner in Hanoi with one about relaxing. The prizes are all-expenses-paid trips to Turkey for an eight-day photo training course.
Among the judges were Mike Asao, chief representative of Canon Singapore in Vietnam, Roland Poon, a senior director of Canon in South and Southeast Asia, and Ehrin Macksey, an international award winning photographer, videographer and filmmaker based in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
The Vietnamese winners will be joined in Turkey by their counterparts from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.