Mumbai: In a resounding success, Sony BBC Earth concludes the third edition of ‘Earth In Focus’, a month-long photography contest that beckoned participants of all skill levels to encapsulate the essence of India through the art of photography. The contest, featuring subcategories such as Wildlife, Portraits, and Monuments, received an astounding 6030 entries, with an impressive 124,490 votes during the public voting phase.
The category winners and top 15 photographers were selected by eminent photographer and industry stalwart Supreet Sahoo. Arun Kumar, Luqmaan Zeerak, and Dhruv Shilpi emerged as the winners in the Monuments, Portraits, and Wildlife categories, respectively. They will be honoured with a SONY ZV-1F Vlog Camera along with getting a chance to feature on the Sony BBC Earth channel.
Furthermore, the top 15 photographers across the three categories will receive an exclusive opportunity to refine their craft under the guidance of Supreet Sahoo. The contest was promoted with a host of engaging activities with Phoenix Market City, Kurla as the on-ground partner. It added a vibrant dimension to the contest, fostering community participation. With doodle walls set up for people to colour the same and day-long workshops on tips and tricks to mastering the doodle skills, the event was a well-received by people of all ages. Also, a workshop on photography was organised where people were taken through the basics of photography and lights. The contest timeline, from entry submission to judges review, culminated in the eagerly awaited winner announcement in the first week of December.
For further details about ‘Earth In Focus’, including submission guidelines and updates,
Please visit https://www.sonybbcearth.com/Earthinfocus/. Each participant had the opportunity to vote for three entries, one under each category.