• DATE 3rd November 2018 (SATURDAY)
  • VENUE Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hall 1A
  • TIME 11:00 – 17:00
  • NUMBER OF THEMES 2 photo themes
  • CHECKPOINT 1 checkpoint only
  • ** Contestants can only participate in one category of the Student Category, Challenge 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 6th June – 25th July , 20th August – 10th September 2018
  • ENROLLMENT METHOD Through e-enrollment platform on this website
  • ENROLLMENT RESULT Release from 25th June , 26th July & 11th September 2018 onwards*
  • FORMAT Individual
  • AGE LIMIT & CRITERIA Aged 15 – 22# & Holder of Hong Kong or Macao identity card & valid full-time student 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 “Student Category Enrollment Status Notice” & SMS. You can also sign in the ENROLLMENT STATUS page to check the enrollment result.

# Contestants aged below 18 must obtain the signed consent letter of their parent / guardians

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


Good News! An exclusive tailor-made Pre-Race Seminar is arranged and offered to all Student Category contestant at free of charge. The seminar will be conducted by Ms. Celia Cheng, the first Photowriter in Hong Kong who visited 3 extremes & 7 continents, to share her judging experience in Canon PhotoMarathon 2017, photo shooting skills, photo composition and pre-event preparations. Details are as below:

Seminar* Date Time Quota Venue
1st 14 Oct (Sunday) 14:00 – 15:30 70 Canon Image2
(20/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon)
2nd 14 Oct (Sunday) 16:00 – 17:30 70
  • ONLINE ENROLLMENT PERIOD 11 - 25 Sept 2018
  • ADMISSION Free of Charge
  • RESULT RELEASE 28 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.


  • 10:00 - 11:00 Registration
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Opening Ceremony
    Competition Rundown and Rules
    Announcement of Photo Theme 1
  • 11:30 - 16:00 Photo Shooting for Themes
  • 13:00 Announcement of Photo Theme 2
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Upload of 2 Themes Entries


Contestant Kit for Student Category

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

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