Printing as a path to profitability

March is printing month on the Hunters of Light and it is brought to you by Canon South Africa.

Emma O’Brien, Andrew Aveley, Ernst Ohlhloff, Dave Hahn and Quintin Mills will be providing insights as to how printing can be an incredibly profitable area of your photography business and why you should add this as a service today.

And if you already print through a lab,  how printing on your own Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 or the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000  will take it to the next level.

Win a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 A3 printer.

This month Canon South Africa has put up a Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 A3 Printer along with some paper so you can go out and try printing as a path to profitability for yourself.

Also, if you are looking to purchase a Canon printer, participating stores are offering specials for the month of march.

If you buy the imagePROGRAF PRO-300 A3 you will get a voucher to spend R2000 on Canon products in store. If you buy the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 A2 printer, you get R5000 voucher to purchase Canon products in store.

How it works.

In 15 words or less, we want to know how you think print is going to change your business.  The best idea and the winner will receive the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 A3 Printer. And if you go to the effort of submitting a video, Canon will add an additional set of inks as well.

The next steps:

Come up with a mind-blowing idea for how you think print is going to change your business, then complete the entry form.

Once you have done that, simply post your idea on your  social media accounts tagging Canon South Africa and Hunters of Light and add the hashtag #printingforprofit.

Remember, if you post a video and your idea wins, Canon with throw in an additional set of inks.

    • Canon South Africa
      Facebook: @CanonSouthAfrica
      Instagram: @canonrsa
    • Hunters of Light
      Facebook: @TheHuntersofLight
      Instagram: @the.hunters.of.light

Submit your entry.

Rules, regulations and all that good stuff.


  • All decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • By entering, entrants agree that videos submitted can be used by the Hunters of Light and Canon South Africa for promoting printing as a path to profit.
  • Submissions will not be accepted once the deadline lapses at midnight on the 31st March 2022


  • All Hunters of Light members can enter and are eligible to win.
  • The competition is open to all South African citizens except directors, members, partners, employees, agents, service providers and consultants of Canon South Africa / The Hunters of Light as well as their spouses, life partners, immediate family members, business partners and associates. (Damn!)
  • Only those winners residing in South Africa will be eligible to receive the prize as we cannot courier outside of South Africa.