Shutterbugs feted at appreciation night

Aziz Idris

Haji Kahan bin Haji Nasir was named Best Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2019 during the Brunei Darussalam Photography Organisation (PFNBD) appreciation night at RB Golf Club Restaurant in Berakas recently.

Amri bin Haji Md Salleh was named the Outing and Sharing Event for the Year 2019, while Special Awards were given to Ahlimun and Hadianas Amirwardi bin Haji Mohamad for their contributions, in terms of materials, ideas and continuous progress throughout 2018 and 2019.

Prizes included a DSLR camera, trophies, honorary ‘vests’ and certificates. Director of Administration and Finance, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Haji Rosli bin Pengiran Haji Halus presented the prizes as the guest of honour.

Meanwhile, Honorary Fellowship of Brunei Photographic Society Awards went to A Haji Jinnidi bin A Haji Mahali and Haji Kahan.

The guest of honour also presented a certificate of appreciation to former PFNBD Supreme Committee Members for the Year 2018 – 2019.

The event is an activity held every two years following the conclusion of the general meeting.

The event also saw a photo exhibition from members, themed ‘My Country Brunei Darussalam’.

Director of Administration and Finance, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Haji Rosli bin Pengiran Haji Halus presents the prize to Haji Kahan bin Haji Nasir. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS