This Canon camera takes insane pics (and you could win one!)

Canon Powershot SX740 HS camera
Canon Powershot SX740 HS camera


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 us what a day in your life looks like. It can literally be anything from your dinner to 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. There are bonus points for pictures that include you in the image too – smile or wave at us!)
  • Upload your pics to Insta with the following hashtags #adayinyourlifewithcanon #TLCanon 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, showing what a day in your life looks like. Thereafter, you’ll be the official owner of the Canon Powershot SX740 HS. Plus, we’ll publish an article to show you off as the official 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 yourself in the running. No life is too bland for this – your food, kids, BFFs and views from your balcony will make the cut. So, start snapping and enter now!

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 tot 960 mm) 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 4K movie, meaning 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 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!


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