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Local photographer claims prize at LightsFlare Photo Awards 2020

The organisers of the LightsFlare Photography Awards 2020 recently unveiled impressive photos that have been awarded in this year’s competition, including an artwork snapped by a Vietnamese photographer.


Phan Thi Khanh from Ho Chi Minh City wins second runners-up titles in categories such as Travel, Lifestyle, Documentary, Street, and Portrait. The image features a group of children playing at a traditional festival held in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai.


The LightsFlare Photography Awards 2020 has received 4,358 entries sent in by 632 photographers from 44 countries worldwide. The leading 17 photos are then given awards in five separate categories. This photo was shot by Fakrul Islam from Bangladesh, and is named as the winner of the Travel, Lifestyle, Documentary, Street, and Portrait categories.


A photo captured by Julio Castro Pardo of Spain claims the winning prize in the Landscape, Cityscape, and Long-exposure categories.


Indonesian photographer Budi Gunawan is the winner of the Mobile, theme open, category.


Dipanjan Pal of India comes first in the Drone and Aerial category.


Marco Jongsma from the Netherlands tops the Wildlife category.


Sharmin Ahsan Bithi of Bangladesh is awarded first runner-up spot in the Landscape, Cityscape, and Long-exposure category.


Indonesian photographer Dikye Ariani snatches first runner-up title in the Wildlife category.


Mohammad Tasawar Islam of Bangladesh is given the title of Honorable Mention in the Mobile, theme open, category.


Bangladeshi photographer Ashraful Islam Shimul wins second runner-up spot in the Drone and Aerial category.


Photos showing local beauty claim international photography awards

Photos showing local beauty claim international photography awards

A number of stunning images captured throughout the country have won awards in different categories at the Siena International Photo Awards. Let’s take a closer look at some of these amazing photos:

Aerial Photography Awards 2020 honours local photographers

Aerial Photography Awards 2020 honours local photographers

The organisers of the Aerial Photography Awards 2020 have unveiled a number of stunning winning images, including several artworks submitted by Vietnamese photographers.


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