|BON ODORI 2011 Photography Competition|
|Written by Administrator II|
|Wednesday, 03 August 2011 23:28|
A photography competition, in conjunction with the Penang Bon Odori Festival 2011 was held recently on the 16 of July 2011. Over 90 shutterbugs from all over Malaysia, including countries such as Australia and Indonesia signed up to try out their luck. At the end of the day, 100 photographs were submitted.
The judges of the competition are Ms. Chew Win Win, a lecturer in KDU, Equator Arts Lecturer Mr. Mac Tan and Mr. Looi Teoong Hong, Chairman of Penang Photography Society. According the judges, the selection process is extremely difficult as the quality photographs submitted exceeded exceptions. This is due to the diversity of the subjects available during the festival and also the good weather.
The deserving winners were picked based on the composition of the photograph, technical skills and uniqueness.
1st prize photo by Lim Lean Eng
At the end of the day, 5 deserving winners were chosen. The 1st prize winner is Mr. Lim Lean Eng with his photograph entitled “Ranko and Her Fans” His work is a ” fish-eye” shot of the Japanese Opera singer, Ms Ranko Kurano surrounded by her fans and signing autographs. According to the judges, this photograph is eye catching and unique. Mr Lim will receive RM 500 cash prize and a certificate.
2nd prize photo by Chong Yu Leong
The 2nd prize winner is Mr Chong Yu Leong, an interesting shot of a group of dancers comprising of different ethnic groups. This photograph embodies the “Muhibbah” spirit, where Japanese culture meets Malaysian culture. Mr. Chong will receive RM 300 cash prize and a certificate.
3rd prize photo by Tai Lee Wen
Mr Tai Lee Wen is the 3rd Prize winner, who will receive RM 100 cash prize and a certificate. His work is a beautiful shot of the dance on stage and on the ground. The consolation prize goes to Mr. Khor Sek Min and Ms. Karina Ho Lin-Lin who will each receive RM 50 and a certificate.
Consolation prize photo by Karina Ho Lin-Lin
Consolation prize photo by Khor Sek Min
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 August 2011 23:45|