Vietnamese photographers up for prestigious award

People can vote for Vietnamese photographers Nguyen Tan Tuan and Nguyen Thien for the 17th annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest's Readers' Choice Winner.

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"Harvesting Water Lilies" by Nguyen Tan Tuan (Photo courtesy of the photographer)

Tuan and Thien are among 60 finalists in the contest's six categories of Natural World, People, Travel, The American Experience, Altered Image and Mobile.

Tuan's photo entitled Harvesting Water Lilies in the Travel category was taken in Moc Hoa, the southern province of Long An. The water lilies were washed before being sold at the market.

Another photo by Tuan, Follow The Herd in the Altered Image category, depicts buffalo following each other to new food sources at Dau Tieng Lake, in the southern province of Binh Duong.

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"Aerial Fisherman" by Nguyen Thien (Photo courtesy of the photographer)

 


Thien's photo entitled Aerial Fisherman iscompeting in the Travel category. He took the picture of a fishing netmoving underneath the water's surface along the coast of the centralprovince of Phu Yen. 

The Travel category also includes a photo of Hanoi by United Kingdom's JonEnoch.

Entitled A Fish Seller Displays HisGoods features a man posing with his scooter in Hanoi witha delivery of pet fish.

The riders have an amazing ability to transport all kinds of goods inastonishing quantities. The photographer spent a week chasing down riders andtheir cargos and convincing them to pose for the camera, according to thecontest website. 

The 60 finalists were selected from 36,000 photos from 145 countries andterritories.

People can vote at https://www.smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/archive/2019/ before March31./.VNA

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