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Canon EYECON – Photography and Film Competition 2014

The search is on for 2014's most talented budding photographers in the Canon EYEcon photographic competition.

Canon EYECON – Photography and Film Competition 2014


Canon EYEcon is a competition created especially for New Zealand’s emerging photographers and filmmakers. It’s the ultimate opportunity to showcase your talent, gain valuable experience and pitch yourself against the best in your field.

There are some truly incredible prizes to be won too, including a range of ‘money can’t buy experience days’ with some of New Zealand’s most prominent photographers.

The EYEcon 2014 competition is open to New Zealand students or assistants studying photography or film and is split into three categories for you to submit an entry too. Each category is judged individually and has separate prize packages to be won:

  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Tertiary students and assistant photographers currently studying photography.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY: Year 12 & 13 High School students currently studying photography.
  • FILM: Tertiary students and assistant film makers currently studying film.

Canon EYEcon is a truly fantastic opportunity for all budding photographers and filmmakers - so don’t miss out.  To enter Canon EYEcon, please click on the links below:

 - EYEcon Registration Form (must be submitted by October 24, 2014)

 - EYEcon Competition Guidelines

 - EYEcon Terms and Conditions

 - EYEcon FAQ's

 

MEET THIS YEARS EYECON MENTORS:

Judges will be looking for a demonstration of your ability to think laterally. Creativity, originality, print quality and technical expertise will all form part of the judging criteria.

AARON K 
Commercial & Editorial Fashion
Well known for original and engaging imagery, Aaron manages to combine technical assurance with creative flair. As an award-winning image-maker he is passionate about advancing the photographic profession through advocacy, education and affirmative action

DANELLE BOHANE
Wedding & Portrait Photographer
Danelle enjoys telling stories through her camera. She’s passionate about capturing emotion and love in an organic nature. A modern editorial look to her work earned Danelle NZIPP IRIS Wedding Photographer of the Year 2013.

MICHAEL BRADLEY
Editorial, Sports & Commercial Photographer
As a location photographer primarily, Michael chases great sporting moments around the globe, planting himself at the heart of news stories. Michael was the official shooter for the 2007 and 2011 World Netball Champs and has covered the efforts and glory of two Commonwealth Games.

BRENDON O’HAGAN
Photographer & Videographer
Brendon is a creative and versatile performer. For over two decades he’s worked for the biggest media players including AFP, Bloomberg, The New Zealand Herald and The Sunday Star-Times. From capturing the excitement of live sports action to documenting significant moments, there’s an energy and insight to his work.


ENTER TODAY:

1. SUBMIT YOUR REGISTRATION FORM BEFORE 24TH OCTOBER 2014

All entrants who register before 24th October 2014 will receive a $150 Canon Cashback voucher (via redemption) to assist purchasing selected Canon equipment. Terms and conditions apply. Cash back via redemption. Redeemable through Selected Canon New Zealand Authorised Resellers only.

Send a copy of your registration form to:

POST:
Canon EYEcon 2014
PO Box 33-336
Takapuna, 0740

EMAIL: 
eyecon@canon.co.nz

2. SUBMIT YOUR WORK TO CANON BEFORE 7TH NOVEMBER 2014

Please submit your work to the criteria outlined in the competition guidelines

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

Alex Tweedy

2013 Canon EYEcon winner 

“Three Wise Monkeys”.

 

     

Grant Matthew - 2012 Canon EYEcon winner

"Entering Canon EYEcon changed my life! A particular highlight was having my work published internationally after one of the mentor days. The opportunity to spend time with these EYEcon mentors is invaluable.”


Fleur Verhoeven

2011 Canon EYEcon winner

 
 


THE PRIZES

PHOTOGRAPHY - TERTIARY STUDENTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANTS

THE OVERALL WINNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • $3,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon).
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-1 printer RRP $1,849*.
  • $1,000 cash.
  • An ‘experience day’ with three Canon Eyecon mentor photographers (flights and accommodation included).
  • An ‘experience half day’ with Canon’s creative agency bcg2.
  • A1 large format print of an image of choice.
  • NZIPP and AIPA membership for one year.
  • Profile in PR releases and through social media.

SECOND PLACE WILL RECEIVE:

  • $2,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon).
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-1 printer RRP $1,849*.
  • NZIPP and AIPA membership for one year.
  • Profile in PR releases and through social media.

ORGANISATION/INSTITUTION OF THE FIRST PLACED PHOTOGRAPHER WILL RECEIVE:

  • $2,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon).
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-10 printer RRP $1,399*

PHOTOGRAPHY - YEAR 12 & 13 STUDENTS

THE OVERALL WINNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • Canon EOS 7D with EF-S 15-85is lens RRP $2999.95*.
  • PIXMA PRO-100 printer RRP $999*.
  • An ‘experience day’ with a previous Canon Eyecon mentor photographer (flights and accommodation included).
  • An ‘experience half day’ with Canon’s creative agency bcg2.

HIGH SCHOOL OF THE FIRST PLACED WINNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • $2,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon).

FILM
- TERTIARY STUDENTS AND FILM ASSISTANTS

THE OVERALL WINNER WILL RECEIVE:

  • $3,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, Canon video camera, Canon lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon).
  • $1,000 cash.
  • An ‘experience day’ with Canon Eyecon mentor Brendon O’Hagan (flights and accommodation included).

 

 

CONTACT US: 

For questions regarding Canon EYEcon please contact us on: 
Ph:0800 222 666 or email eyecon@canon.co.nz