Gentec International, the exclusive distributor of Sigma products in Canada, announces a new photo contest that gives Canadian Sigma photographers a chance to win a grand prize of a trip to Japan, plus one of three monthly prizes of $500 towards a Sigma lens.

Entering is easy: simply complete the Sigma User Gallery registration form and share your photos on the Sigma Canada website ( Each qualifying photo entered is eligible to win a monthly prize of $500 towards a Sigma lens, awarded by random draw in each of three regions (Western Canada: BC, AB, SK and MB; Central Canada: ON and QC; Eastern Canada: NS, NB, NL, PEI, YU, NVT).

All qualifying entries are eligible to win the grand prize of a trip for two to Japan. This 7-day, 6-night guided
tour, scheduled for the spring of 2015, includes a tour of the world-famous Japanese Cherry Blossom Gardens, a traditional Japanese green tea ceremony, a Sumida River cruise, a ride on the Hakone Ropeway, and much more.

All photos shot in Canada with a Sigma lens and uploaded by May 31, 2014 are eligible to win. Complete contest rules are posted on the Sigma Canada website.