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Samsung Canada launches ?This is My Epic' contest and expert led workshops; invites Canadians to capture and share their most epic photos

Contest participants will have the chance to win 1 of 10 prizes consisting of $1,000 cash and an epic Samsung Galaxy prize pack

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 29, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Samsung Electronics Canada today announced the launch of the ?This is My Epic' contest, inviting Canadians to share their best photos captured with a Samsung Galaxy smartphone for a chance to win 1 of 10 prizes consisting of $1,000 cash and a Samsung Galaxy Prize Pack including a Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Buds2 Pro (valued at $2,399.97 based on MSRP)1.

Samsung Canada will also host a series of photography workshops at Samsung Experience Store locations in Toronto, Burnaby and Montreal, empowering Canadians to level up their photography skills and learn how to take pro-like shots with a Galaxy smartphone. The workshops will be hosted by renowned photographers Shahbaz Sheikh, Eric Branover and Karin Keller who will share creative insights alongside tips and tricks for capturing epic action, lifestyle, artistic, and nature photography leveraging the incredible camera capabilities of the Galaxy S23 Ultra. Each session will be followed by a street photography experience where participants will test out their new skills in a real-life context.

"At Samsung, we're always looking to push the boundaries of Galaxy innovation by setting new standards for what your smartphone can do," said Raj Doshi, Head of Mobile Business at Samsung Electronics Canada. "Through the ?This is My Epic' contest and workshops, we hope to inspire Canadians to explore the creative experiences available through their mobile devices and capture their most epic photography yet."

Launched earlier this year, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Series delivers an elevated camera experience that provides users more opportunity for creative self expression. With DSLR-style image shooting, Nightography capabilities and editing in RAW2 and JPEG, the Galaxy S23 Series makes it easy for any level of photographer, from the everyday user to the professional, to capture phenomenal pro-like content that stands out from the crowd.

"I'm thrilled to work with Samsung Canada on ?This is My Epic,' and invite my fellow Canadians to try out one of my favourite ways to capture moments," said Shahbaz Sheikh, Toronto-based photographer and workshop leader. "I'm truly amazed by the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, which has allowed me to produce next-level content for my portfolio, and I'm excited to share my favourite Galaxy camera features and to see the epic photos workshop participants capture using this device."

?This is My Epic' workshops will be held in Samsung Experience Store locations across Canada in Toronto, Montreal, and Burnaby on the following dates:

To register, please visit https://www.samsung.com/ca/ses/events/

Canadians interested in participating in the contest can submit their entries between May 25, 2023 ? June 30, 2023, for a chance to be 1 of 10 winners selected to receive a prize consisting of $1,000 cash and a Samsung Galaxy Prize Pack1. Workshop participants can also submit their favourite pictures taken during the photography workshops.

For information on how to enter the ?This is My Epic' contest, please visit https://www.samsung.com/ca/thisismyepic/

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.

Samsung Electronics Canada inspires Canadians to reach their full potential through a transformative ecosystem of products and services that deliver innovation and distinct design to every aspect of their connected lives. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, and wearable devices, tablets and digital appliances. In 2022, Samsung was ranked as one of Canada's "Most Reputable Companies" by Léger, named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and placed first on Forbes' 'The World's Best Employers' list. Dedicated to helping make a difference in the lives of Canadians, Samsung's award-winning corporate giving initiatives support public education and health-related issues in communities across the country. To discover more, please visit www.Samsung.ca.

Follow Samsung Canada at facebook.com/SamsungCanada, on Instagram @samsungcanada or on Twitter @SamsungCanada.

Contact info:

Shalynn Mortillaro
Account Manager, North Strategic

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/21d1eeca-e920-4ab6-a836-3d8cdc4a97ec

1 The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of 16 or over. Participants are required to agree to the full Contest Rules and Regulations and are required to capture and submit their own photograph using a Samsung Galaxy smartphone. There is a total of ten (10) prize packages available to be won (collectively, the "Prizes" and each individually a "Prize") each consisting of a $1000 cash prize (by way of a cheque) plus a Galaxy Prize Pack made up of a Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphone, a Galaxy Watch5 smartwatch, and a Galaxy Buds2 Pro (valued at $2,399.97 based on MSRP) each selected by the Sponsor.
2 Expert RAW must be downloaded separately from the Galaxy Store, for free, before use. Expert RAW app is available on Galaxy S23 series (S23 Ultra, S23+, S23), Galaxy S22 Series (S22 Ultra/S22+/S22), S21 Ultra, S20 Ultra, Z Fold4, Z Fold3, Z Fold2 and Note20 Ultra. To automatically transfer images, Quick Share must be installed on the PC and users must log in with same Samsung account on both devices. (PC: Turn on Quick Share reception and Screen. Phone: Turn on Auto Share to PC or tablet in Expert RAW setting > Choose your PC)

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