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BECOME A CHAMPION

Compete for your chance to win the photo opportunity of a lifetime

HOW DOES IT WORK?

A RAISE Champion is a user who has pushed themselves outside of their comfort zone and built a portfolio of powerful images that tell amazing stories. When you’ve reached Level 7 — RAISE Champion status — submit your idea for your Ultimate Photography Passion Project. We’ll select one lucky photographer to set your dream in motion, complete with Canon gear, location coverage, and a personal mentor for the day.

Compete in challenges and engage with the community to earn badges and level up

Reach Level 7 to be crowned a Champion

Unlock amazing opportunities and a chance to win the grand prize

THE GRAND PRIZE

The Ultimate Photography Passion Project is a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for photographers of any level. We’ll help make your dream photo shoot become a reality with a prize package worth $25,000!

WORK WITH A PRO

Plan out your vision with an industry leader

DREAM BIG

Get up to $10,000 to pay for your Passion Project

GET PAID

Receive a $15,000 cash prize to use however you'd like

Participants and runners up will also be eligible for some cool stuff!

  • eCash for the Canon Online Store
  • RAISE swag to show off to your friends
  • Your images in our Champions gallery
  • Photo assignments for Canon
  • Speaking and panel opportunities
  • Portfolio reviews with our experts
A woman standing in a winter setting, hair blowing in the wind
A sun setting underneath a rockey archway
A tiger stealthily creeping through a shallow river

HOW DO I ENTER?

It all starts with the RAISE Photo Community — create an account, network with peers, and compete in photo challenges to make your way to Level 7 and become a RAISE Champion.

Once you’ve leveled up, submit a proposal for your passion project. Let us know what you’d like to shoot, where you’d like to set up, and why it’s important to you.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 and older who have achieve LEVEL 7 on RAISE and complete the entry process. Void outside U.S. and where prohibited or restricted by law. Entry Period for the Contest is December 1, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. ET to March 14, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. ET. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. CLICK HERE or full Official Rules and prize description. Sponsor: Canon U.S.A., Inc., One Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747.