‘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 bunch of fishing boats anchored in Quang Ngai Province. Photograph courtesy of Hamdan Worldwide Images Awards


Cao Nguyen Vu has gained first prize within the ‘Normal-Colour’ class on the HIPA Worldwide Images Awards for a shot of a whole bunch 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 storm Molave, the strongest tropical storm to hit Quang Ngai,” says an entry within the official Fb web page of Hamdan Worldwide Images Awards (HIPA).

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

HIPA is a global pictures 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 hundreds of entries from around the globe 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 each day lives of his hometown the place most locals earn their residing by fishing.

Source: E.vnexpress.net