Borneo Bulletin Photography Contest receives over 700 entries

Aziz Idris

The winning photos for the Borneo Bulletin Photography Contest 2019 have been selected and organisers will be notified via phone and/or email as stated in their entries.

Over 700 entries were received for the Borneo Bulletin Photography Contest 2019 held from July until October, of which 40 entries were selected during the judging round.

There are three top winners and five consolation prize winners for each category. The contest consists of five different categories namely; People and Culture, Places and Landmarks, Food and Sports, Energy (Oil and Gas) and Industry.

Entries submitted were judged based on creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in conveying the beauty and uniqueness of Brunei Darussalam.

Contestants were allowed to submit multiple images.

Competition judges comprised representatives from contest organisers Brunei Press Sdn Bhd along with sponsors; Interhouse Company (sponsor of Canon products), Baiduri Bank, Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd, Makan Ceria Sdn Bhd (McDonald’s Brunei) along with PAR Food and Beverages Sdn Bhd and Progresif Cellular Sdn Bhd.

Organisers thanked those who participated in the contest and helped make it a success.

The names of the winners will be announced in the Borneo Bulletin and Media Permata on December 24.

Judges during the selection of winners for the Borneo Bulletin Photography Contest 2019. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS