Monday, October 25, 2021 – 5:54 PM
DUBAI, 25th October, WAM/The General Secretariat of the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award has announced the winners of the Instagram competition for the months of August and September.
The August edition of the competition revealed the excellence of Arab creations in engineering photography through the Saudi photographer “Munir Muhammad Al Hammad”, the Egyptian “Ahmed Abdel Hamid Shaaban” and the Palestinian “Hassan Thabet Sadiq”, along with the photographer “Shejith Onden Sheriath” from India and the photographer “Mohammed Akib Amjad”. from Bangladesh.
As for the September edition of the competition, it announced a remarkable Egyptian supremacy, led by the photographer “Ahmed Abdel Hamid Shaaban”, the winner of the two competitions, respectively, along with his fellow Egyptian photographer, Khaled Suleiman. Ukrainian “Evin Samoshenko”.
The winners will receive the award’s appreciation medal, and their photos and names will be published on the award’s official account on Instagram HIPAae. The August competition witnessed the use of the hashtag #HIPAContest_Geometry, while the hashtag #HIPAContest_ThenandNow was used for the September competition.
His Excellency Ali Khalifa bin Thalith, Secretary-General of the award, said that engineering photography is a special kind of art that does not wait for the right moment, but rather manufactures it manually, designs its frames, and then produces exquisite works that reflect fragmentary visual aesthetics that the ordinary viewer may not notice. We offered this opportunity to discover the owners of this type of artistic capabilities Indeed, the results were very positive.
Ibn Thalith added that one of the most prominent rhetorical abilities of the picture is its ability to visually compare between times. We chose this topic to open the way for lovers to observe the various changes over the years and put them in a framework that ignites the public’s curiosity to reflect on the details of change.
For their part, the winning photographers talked about their work and the events that inspired the success of their photos, expressing their thanks to the award winners for their great and sustainable support for the photographers.
WAM / Munira Al-Sumaiti / Islam Al-Hussein
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