WMA Open Photo Contest received close to a thousand submissions over a month. 31 finalists were carefully chosen by a panel of esteemed judges including:Mr. Fung Ho Yin, Assistant Professor School of Design Hong Kong Polytechnic University Mr. Peter Lau, Managing Director Asia One Communications Group, Founder Asia One Communications Mr. Leong Ka Tai, Chairman Hong Kong Photographic Culture Association Mr. Alex Ng, Chief Editor Photo Magazine Ms. Kwong Sum Yin, CEO Clean Air Network
All selected finalists have been placed on the WMA Open Photo Contest website and members of the public are encouraged to vote for their favourite photo. The voting period starts today and ends 31st August 2013.
The WMA Open Photo Contest aims to engage the public at large on issues connected to the topic of AIR by inviting them to submit photographs and to discuss the subject. It will maintain a photo library of images governed by Creative Commons licenses for educational uses eg. lectures and non commercial projects with appropriate attribution, as well as serving as a photographic history of contemporary Hong Kong. The winner and first and second runners up will receive a $20,000, $10,000 and $5000 cash prize respectively.
VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PHOTO! Voters who vote for the winners stand a chance of having their names entered into a lucky draw for mystery prizes! Watch this space.