The Canon PhotoMarathon Singapore XIV 2016 was a huge success!

Held at Suntec City Convention and Exhibition Centre, the region’s largest annual photography competition challenged approximately 2,000 photography enthusiasts to turn their creative ideas into splendid photographs based on 3 different themes revealed at different times of the day, all under time pressure.

Below are the images that championed at Canon PhotoMarathon Singapore XIV 2016, carefully chosen by a diverse panel of judges – professional photographers Timothy Tan, Alvin Tan and Lee Tiah Kee.

Best of Show – Student Category
Winner: Tan Jiale Nicholas, Singapore Polytechnic

For the theme “Vision”

For the theme “Kyosei”

For the theme “#NoFilter + #NewPerspective + #SPACE”

Best of Show – Open Category
Winner: Lim Mark Anthony Pamintuan

For the theme “Vision”

For the theme “Kyosei”

For the theme “#NoFilter + #NewPerspective + #SPACE”

Theme 1 “Vision” – Student Category

1st Place: Tan Jiale Nicholas, Singapore Polytechnic

2nd Place: Nicolas Chua, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)

3rd Place: Chew Ying Xuan Carina, Pei Hwa Secondary School


Theme 1 “Vision” – Open Category

1st Place: Lim Mark Anthony Pamintuan

2nd Place: Wee Keng Hor

3rd Place: Byron Moray Pittendrigh


Theme 2 “Kyosei” – Student Category

1st Place: Wan Aniqah Mahirah, Queensway Secondary School

2nd Place: Yang Sze Yuan Ivan, Nanyang Technological University

3rd Place: Ng Jia Ching, Singapore Polytechnic


Theme 2 “Kyosei” – Open Category

1st Place: Ng Clarence

2nd Place: Bacalso Nino Jim Apit

3rd Place: Nazri Bin Bajuri

Theme 3 “#NoFilter + #NewPerspective + #SPACE” – Student Category

1st Place: Emmanuel Benedict, National University of Singapore

2nd Place: Tan Yan Sheng Shawnn, Anglo-Chinese Junior College

3rd Place: Ng Jun Ying, Hwa Chong Institution

Theme 3 “#NoFilter + #NewPerspective + #SPACE” – Open Category

1st Place: Soong Yu Wei Noel

2nd Place: Lim Tee Lip

3rd Place:  Heppi Wasyeri

Participants of Canon PhotoMarathon Singapore XIV 2016 stood a chance to win $100,000.00 SGD worth of attractive prizes, including Canon’s latest cameras – the EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 80D, EOS 760D, and EOS M3.

In its ‘Best of Show’ category, the competition rewarded photographers who submitted outstanding work in all 3 themes with an all-expense paid photo clinic trip to Japan. A lucky participant also won a pair of Premium Economy air tickets to Europe on Lufthansa Airlines in the grand lucky draw.

A highlight in this year’s PhotoMarathon was the embodiment of “Kyosei”, the second theme the participants shot for, which represents the event’s spirit in bringing together individuals united in their passion and culture in photography.