Click your sushi and win prizes worth up to Dh15,000 Image Credit: Supplied

DUBAI: The UAE-based Japanese restaurant chain Sumo Sushi and Bento has launched a photography competition for amateur shutterbugs and will give away prizes worth Dh15,000 to the top three winners.

To take part, one should dine at any of the chain’s 11 branches in the UAE and upload pictures using #MySumoStory on Sumo Sushi’s online platform http://sumosushibento.com/photocontest. A 50-word description should accompany the image which should by submitted on or before February 14.

“We want to showcase our range of offerings through our Sumo Super Fans’ eyes while giving them a chance to get creative with their lens. This is our way of encouraging photogarphy talent in the country,” says Darami Coulter, global marketing and communication manager for Sumo International.

There will be two first prizes: ‘Sumo Choice’ Prize and ‘People’s Choice Prize. Each prize includes eight sets of lens, tripod, Remote Shutter Release for GoPro, an iPad, a smartphone, LED film lights and a Dh500 voucher to the restaurant. While the Sumo Choice prize winner will be selected by a jury, the people’s Choice Prize will be decided by votes cast on the online platform.

The second and third prize winners will get dining vouchers worth Dh400 and Dh300. Winners will be announced on February 28.

Voting for the people’s choice prize will begin on February 15.

For more information visit http://sumosushibento.com/