Open to amateur and professional photographers, the Canon Iconic Images competition seeks images that entrants feel ‘represents a story of change’.

Kieran Magee, director of Professional Imaging Group at Canon Europe, said: ‘We’re incredibly proud of what has been achieved over the past 10 years and want to invite everyone, both amateur and professional photographers, to share their own iconic stories and join us in celebrating the power of photography.’

Ten finalists will win an EOS 5D Mark III, plus an EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens.

The overall winner will also win the choice of an EF 70-200mm f/2.8L II USM; a 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM; or 85mm f/1.2L II USM.

The competition is open to both smartphone and camera users.

The closing date 2 October 2015.

For full details, plus terms and conditions, visit the competition website.