Canon is Still Having a Laugh at Nikon’s Expense Over that ‘Shopped Contest Photo

Nikon Singapore became the butt of many jokes last week after selecting a clearly Photoshopped photo as the winner of a small photo contest. After the story went viral and appeared in headlines around the world, Nikon and the photographer both apologized and took down the winning photo(shop job).

Seeing an opportunity, Canon Canada decided this week to poke some fun at Nikon's expense, and its tongue-in-cheek Facebook thread has since gone viral as well.

Nikon and Photographer Apologize for Photoshopped Prize-Winning Photo

One of the big stories in the photo world this past weekend was the fact that Nikon Singapore selected a clearly Photoshopped image as the winner of a recent contest. After a wave of relentless mockery from photographers around the world, both Nikon and the winning photographer have since apologized for what happened.

Nikon Awards Prize to Badly ‘Shopped Photo, Hilarity Ensues

Nikon Singapore posted an announcement on its Facebook page yesterday, congratulating a photographer named Chay Yu Wei for capturing a perfect shot of an airplane framed by a ladder in Chinatown.

Photographers quickly pointed out that the photo is clearly the result of editing, and sarcastic comments soon flooded the post.