Canon suspends Canon PhotoMarathon 2020, in view of the ongoing and latest developments in COVID-19 situation in Singapore and around the world. For the safety of all, this year’s edition of Canon PhotoMarathon has been suspended.
A highly and much-anticipated photography event held annually organised by Canon, the Canon PhotoMarathon 2020 edition would be the 18th edition and also be my 10th year participating in Canon PhotoMarathon since my maiden debut in 2008. Canon PhotoMarathon had always been challenging, tiring yet fun and great to catch up with photography friends and partners. Photographers push themselves beyond their boundaries and creativity in a one-day event, they were given a variety of themes and a time line to photograph and submit their entry for that particular theme.
Looking back at my last year Canon PhotoMarathon 2019 participation, it was something different for me since I was also there to help out as a EOS World Community Ambassador and as a participant too. For those who wish to know more about (my personal) Canon PhotoMarathon editions over the years (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019), check out the photos, stories and experiences that I shared on my photography and travel portal/blog!
The COVID-19 situation has caused massive impacts and disruptions to the world, we all have to stand together be united. Canon has decided that suspending Canon PhotoMarathon 2020 is of utmost importance for the the safety and wellbeing of all photography enthusiasts. With previous editions reflecting the unifying spirit of the Canon PhotoMarathon participants, Canon stands with the community and wants to thank all supporters and photography aficionados for their unwavering support over the years.
Photographers, do continue photographing, documenting and sharing, let’s hope the COVID-19 situation would be brought under control soon and life can get back to normal!
* Information courtesy of Canon Singapore and Ogilvy *