Vietnamese entrant claims gold at international photo contest
Local photographer Lam Huu Phuc won a gold medal in the Group of Travel Photographers (GTP) photo awards of Guatemala.
The photo, themed “Cham con”, came first in the nature category and is set to be showcased in an exhibition in the near future.
The photo contest, held from October 14 to October 23, attracted 2,304 entries from 144 photographers from 24 countries and territories globally.
Vietnamese photographer Phuc submitted a total of 16 entries to the event. In addition to the gold medal, the Tra Vinh-born photographer received an honourable mention for three artworks in the travel, open colour, and open monochord categories.
His eight artworks were duly selected to be part of an exhibition in Guatemala.
The photo contest under the sponsorship of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) is held annually. During the event, a total of 233 awards are handed out in four categories, including nature, travel, open colour, and open monochord.