‘Matrix of boats’ in central Vietnam wins int’l photograph contest

'Matrix of boats' in central Vietnam wins int'l photo contest

A shot taken by Cao Nguyen Vu captures a whole lot of fishing boats anchored in Quang Ngai Province. Photograph courtesy of Hamdan Worldwide Pictures Awards


Cao Nguyen Vu has received first prize within the ‘Normal-Coloration’ class on the HIPA Worldwide Pictures Awards for a shot of a whole lot of fishing boats anchored in Quang Ngai Province.

“The photograph was taken in 2020 as fishermen’s boats lined up neatly whereas anchoring to keep away from hurricane Molave, the strongest tropical storm to hit Quang Ngai,” says an entry within the official Fb web page of Hamdan Worldwide Pictures Awards (HIPA).

Vu will get $15,000 for his successful entry.

HIPA is a world images award based in 2011 beneath the patronage of the crown prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum.

The award’s eleventh version, themed Nature, attracted 1000’s of entries from world wide competing in several classes.

Vu, a local of the central province of Quang Ngai, stated he hoped to introduce to the world the landscapes and every day lives of his hometown the place most locals earn their dwelling by fishing.

Source: E.vnexpress.net