I thought there were some special lenses given if you won some funny thing, or the last episode?
Good to take part and pick up some exposure if can
Get past the selection process haha.
Kiasu attitude is to ask a buddy and teach nikon controls
First to gain the technicality first ifnon nikon users.Since technical part has
To be part of you first without thinking. You can then focus
On getting your shot . Just my 2 cents.
if i did not rem wrongly first episode, i think one of the malay contestant (a bit plump) one got mention he is a canon user... he say he got very limited time to get used to using a canon camera. so he say this is to his disadvantage.
Nikon/other brands users can join Canon photomarathon.
So with Canon/other brands users, can participate in the Big Shot competition.
Note that during the competition, all contentants must use the same Nikon camera body. Start from D3100, D300s, and D3s in the several episodes near the final stage.
So all participants must get used to Nikon DSLR bodies
"Seeing and composing the beauty is what separates a good photograph from a snapshot !" JEFF LIM
Anyway, the objective is very simple, shoe the world that any photographer can use the range of cameras from Nikon to produce very good if not world class images and if another brand's user wins, can state that "Well our cameras are so user friendly that almost anyone can master them." Easiest way to gain publicity with the money spent, don;t you think?