This Canon Camera Takes Insane Pics (And You Could Win One!)

by | Aug 26, 2019 | WH Promotion & Events

Are you a self-proclaimed photographer with an eye for angles and the perfect shots? Does everyone always ask you to take pictures of them, and are you known as the #SelfieQueen in your circle? Well, we know of a deal perfect for you…


Canon wants to upgrade you from taking pics with your cellphone, to capturing life’s moments with the Canon Powershot SX740 HS. This is not your average point-and-shoot camera, it’s some proper tech worth R5999. Best you get in there!

All you have to do is snap the shot that best shows what a day in your life looks like. It can literally be anything from your meal-prep to the spectacular views on your run, or a selfie at sunset. Seriously, we don’t mind, as long as it blows our mind!

How to enter

  • Fill out your details in the entry form below. But that’s not all…
  • Take the picture(s) of something you think will perfectly showcase a day in your life. Make sure it’s a winning shot! Feel free to send through more than one photo if you like. (PS. We heard of bonus points going round for pictures that include you in the image too – smile or wave at us!)
  • Upload your pics to Insta with the following hashtags #adayinyourlifewithcanon #WHcanon and remember to tag @CanonRSA. More than one shot of the same thing can be uploaded as a multi-shot gallery on Instagram
  • The competition closes on 7 September so we advise you to capture and enter fast.

The Canon Star!

Once you receive your new camera, you will be tasked with your first gig as the Canon Star… Canon requires the winner to take between 10-20 photos using the Canon tech, to show what a day in their life looks like. Thereafter, you’ll be the official owner of the Canon Powershot SX740 HS. We will also publish an article to show you off as the Canon Star. Because what is a Star without her fame?

Who qualifies to be the Canon Star?

If you’re older than 18, you’re able to get in the running. No life is too bland for this – your food, furry pets, kids, BFFs and views from your balcony, will make the cut. So start snapping and enter now!

Win a Canon Camera with Canon and WH

More about the camera

  • It’s compact in size – because we know you’re not about the life of lugging a big camera around!
  • All that zoom! The Canon SX740 HS features a 40x-super zoom lens (24 to 960mm) which can expand to 80x, thanks to Canon’s ZoomPlus Technology.
  • Vivid video: The PowerShot SX740 HS has Ultra High Definition video capabilities and 5-axis stabilisation. It can also take 4K Ultra High Definition time-lapse footage, perfect for capturing a beautiful sunset; and 4K Ultra High Definition frame grabs from a 4K movie,  which means that treasured moments can be captured in a single image.
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® smartphone connectivity, using the Canon Camera Connect app, makes it easy to upload your shots to social media.
  • A range of intuitive automatic settings, perfect for those finding their feet in the world of photography.
  • Canon’s latest DIGIC 8 processor and CMOS sensor makes it easy to create sharp, colourful and high definition photos and videos from near or far, at any time of the day or night.
  • The Canon Powershot SX740 HS is also available in black, but for our winner we’ve selected the gorgeous model in silver with retro trimmings!

This competition is now closed.

This competition closes on 7 September 2019. Winner will be chosen by means image entry on Instagram and the prize is limited to one winner only. The winner agrees to taking 10-20 pictures showcasing a day in their life once they receive the Canon camera. No correspondence will be entered into. Prizes are not transferable and may not be converted into cash. If email addresses are provided, you may receive promotional information from Media24 and/or competition sponsor. Winners will be notified by telephone, email or Instagram and will forfeit prize if unreachable or if prize is not claimed within 72 hours of notification.

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