Samahan Ng Mga Litratistang Pinoy (SLP) Manila Inc., a SEC registered photography club headed by Edwin Pranada, had a on the spot photo contest last May 13 2012 held in the Quiapo Area in Manila. Since it was Mother’s Day, the theme was “Mother’s Day”! Around 30 photographers joined the contest.
The photographers were given 2 hours to shoot for the competition around the colorful busy district of Quiapo. The submission and judging was held at Mang Inasal at Evangelista St. Entries submitted were given to the lab for printing.
Mr. Dante del Mundo and Ms. Claudine Callanta, seasoned professional photographers, of the Rizal Digital Photographer Association, were the judges of the competition.
One of the highlights of the competition was the live judging and critique. The judges selected the pictures that did not make the cut. They called the photographers who owned the photo, explained why the photo does not work and gave them advise as well on how to improve the composition!
Here are the winning photos:
|1st Prize – Bernard Laca|
|2nd Prize – Herman Lumanog|
|3rd Prize -Brayan Banzuela|
|4th Prize – Bernard Laca|
Here are the photos and videos of the live judging, behind the scenes and the awarding:
|Judges Claudine & Dante reviewing the entrees|
|Judge Claudine critiqued one of the photos. In the center holding the photos is Edwin, head of SLP|
|The snack PIZZA has arrived. Yes, it’s that big!|
|3rd prize awarded|
|2nd prize awarded|
|1st prize awarded|
It was fun and photographers also learned more about composition, and have experienced the challenges of an on the spot photo competition. According to SLP head Edwin, there will be competitions to be organized by the group monthly. Visit the blogs calendar page regularly for updates on photography competition, and events at http://www.wazupphilippines.com/p/photography-events-calendar.html.
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