• DATE 3rd November 2018 (SATURDAY)
  • VENUE Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 1A
  • TIME 13:00 – 21:00
  • NUMBER OF THEMES 3 photo themes
  • CHECKPOINT 1 checkpoint only
  • ** Contestants can only participate in one category of the Challenge Category, Student Category or Corporate Category competition. No duplicated entry is allowed.

    ** Contestants will be selected by ballot if the number of applicants exceeds the quota.


  • ENROLLMENT PERIOD 11th – 25th July 2018
  • ENROLLMENT METHOD Through e-enrollment platform on this website
  • ENROLLMENT RESULT Release from 27th July 2018 onwards#
  • FORMAT Individual
  • AGE LIMIT & CRITERIA Aged 18 or above & Holder of Hong Kong or Macao identity card
  • CAMERA USED Interchangeable-lens type digital camera /digital compact camera (Any brands)

Pregnant women and those suffering from chronic illnesses, high blood pressure or heart-related diseases are advised not to take part in the competition. Any person known or suspected of not being fit enough may be barred from the competition by the organizer.

# Enrollment result will be received by email “Challenge Category Enrollment Status Notice” & SMS. You can also sign in the ENROLLMENT STATUS page to check the enrollment result.

^ Enrollment fee must be paid directly via online platform. 70% of enrollment fee will be donated to Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong.




The popular "City Nightscape Photography" will be kept this year for Challenge Category, and in order to assist you getting prepared for Canon PhotoMarathon, we have arranged Challenge Category Pre-Race seminars for free and invited Professional Photographer James Kwok to share techniques of nightscape photography in Hong Kong and other cities. He will also share how to reveal beauties of cityscape with use of different shooting equipments, as well as tips of producing creative photos.

On top of James' fruitful sharing, you can also try out our latest products and enjoy on-site special promotion offers! Act Now!

Seminar* Date Time Quota Per Seminar Venue
1st 13 Oct (Saturday) 15:30 – 16:30 70 Canon Image2
(20/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon)
Map here
2nd 17:00 – 18:00
3rd 27 Oct (Saturday) 15:30 – 16:30
4th 17:00 – 18:00

*1. The seminar is only for the Official Contestant of Canon PhotoMarathon 2018.

  2. Content of each seminar is the same and conduct in Cantonese.

  • ONLINE ENROLLMENT PERIOD 10 - 19 Sept 2018
  • ADMISSION Free of Charge
  • RESULT RELEASE 21 Sept 2018 by email & SMS
  • Each applicants can select 2 seminars for priority arrangement. If the number of enrollment exceed the quota, a ballot will be applied to random select the attendees.


  • 11:45 - 13:00 Registration
  • 13:00 - 13:30 Opening Ceremony
    Competition Rundown and Rules
    Announcement of Photo Theme 1
  • 13:30 - 20:00 Photo Shooting for Themes
  • 15:30 Announcement of Photo Theme 2
  • 17:30 Announcement of Photo Theme 3
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Upload of 3 Themes Entries


Contestant Kit for Challenge Category

T-shirt Contestant T-shirt for
Challenge Category
Finisher Medal 2018 Asia Edition Finisher Medal
T-shirt Canon PhotoMarathon Crumpler
Special Edition Camera Bag

Approx. Size: 16cm (L) x 10 cm (W) x 13 cm (H)