The day before the official event, the organizers of KPF (Jebat Photography Club) in collaboration with KPNI (The Ministry of Education and Inovation Sabah) organized a marathon photo program where participants were divided into several groups.
Throughout the program participants are exposed to basic knowledge of photography, portrait photography, landscape p, astro p, street and journalists. The participants were high school students and colleges around Kota Kinabalu.