Filipinos Take On the Challenge of Canon PhotoMarathon 2017
    Asia’s largest on-the-spot photography contest paves way for Filipinos to showcase their prowess and bring about the ultimate #photogoals

    A sea of Canon red. Over a thousand photography-loving Filipinos gathered at the recently held Philippine leg of Canon PhotoMarathon 2017.

    Manila, Philippines —Over a thousand photography-loving Filipinos gathered at the much-awaited Canon PhotoMarathon 2017. Armed with their Canon camera of choice, the participants showcased their best shots to earn the much-coveted spot at Asia’s largest on-the-spot photography contest.

    “The Canon PhotoMarathon is the perfect platform for the growing community of aspiring and professional photographers alike to showcase their innate talent and creativity in capturing compelling photos,” said Kazuhiro Ozawa, President and CEO of Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. “We were very delighted to have seen these Filipinos took to heart this year’s photography challenges and really delivered beautiful images that were delightfully world-class.”

    Ruben Ranin was declared the champion with his majestic photo of the Manila Cathedral set behind a flock of flying doves at noon time. He took home several Canon products with him along with the prize of an all-expense paid trip to Japan and the pride of representing the Philippines to the grand finals in Japan next year.

    Aside from Ranin, this year’s winners also included over-all 1st runner-up Beethoven Domingo, Theme 2 2nd runner-up Mark Dizon, Theme 1 2nd runner-up Katrina Garcia, Theme 2 3rd runner-up Johann Nino Mari Abi-abi, and Theme 1 3rd runner-up Robert John Garcia. They all took home several Canon products and special prizes from the event sponsors.