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12 days of Christmas competition – 1st day

On the first day of Christmas, you can WIN a Canon SX400 Camera to the value of R1 999 sponsored by CANON.


To enter today’s competition get your copy of The Citizen for entry details.

Eleven more days to go! The competition runs until 13 December 2014.

More about today’s prize:

Capture everything with the new Canon PowerShot SX400 IS, a lightweight, superzoom, bridge camera, ideal for capturing hidden details, both near and far.

Boasting 42x and 30x optical zooms, the Canon PowerShot SX400 IS incorporates Canon’s leading optical expertise in stunning, highly compact bodies – ideal for capturing virtually any special occasion in the quality it deserves.

Zoom into every detail

Packed into a compact, lightweight body, the PowerShot SX400 IS contains a powerful 30x optical zoom – perfect for those moments you don’t want to miss. The compact design is easy to carry wherever you go, with a large, comfortable grip that combines with a huge 24-720mm focal range to make it easier than ever to capture all the action. You can instantly shoot fast-moving subjects – low-shutter lag, improved algorithms and ultra-fast AF means you’ll never miss an opportunity.

Designed to deliver

To help you push the boundaries of your photography and shoot in different situations, the PowerShot SX400 IS features Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS technology – keeping images crisp and clear. Cleverly adapting to eight different scenes, Intelligent IS analyses your scene and automatically adjusts the stabilisation mode, ensuring you get sharp photos and steady movies that really do your memories justice.

The PowerShot SX400 IS is perfect for shooting from sunrise to sunset, with a 16 megapixel CCD sensor and DIGIC 4+, giving stunning results, time after time.

Explore your creativity
The PowerShot SX400 IS features a range of Creative Filters, including Fisheye and Monochrome, which can be added post-shooting, to enhance images.

Excellent ergonomic handling

Flexible and lightweight, the PowerShot SX400 IS is designed to make shooting easy and comfortable. The PowerShot SX400 IS features a new style of handgrip, which has been redesigned following extensive research and functionality of existing EOS grips, to offer comfortable, DSLR-style ergonomics.

PowerShot SX400 IS key features:

  • Flexible shooting far and wide with big 30x zoom
  • Fantastic shots are simple with Smart Auto
  • Superb results: 16MP & Intelligent IS
  • Have fun with creative filters
  • Comfortable ergonomic grip
  • HD movies at your fingertips
  • Enjoy more shots from a single battery charge

Competition Rules:

The Citizen’s standard terms and conditions apply.

In addition the following rules will apply:

  • All valid entries from each day will be entered into a random draw.
  • Winners will be notified telephonically the day after the relevant competition closes.
  • Entrants are able to win only one prize from the 12 Days of Christmas competition. If you have been dawn as a winner from any of the 12 Days you will not be eligible for any additional prizes
  • Winners must collect their prizes from The Citizen in Johannesburg or from specific sponsors where necessary.

All winners will be announced on this website by Friday 19 December 2014 and on the winners’ page in The Citizen newspaper during January 2015.

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