Vietnamese photographers enter final round of Smithsonian photo contest

09:51 | 13/03/2018
Three photos by Vietnamese photographers, which feature daily activities of local people, have been picked for the final of the 15th annual photo contest organized by US-based Smithsonian Magazine.
vietnamese photographers enter final round of smithsonian photo contest
A photo taken by Vietnamese photographer Tran Tuan Viet depicts the traditional incense-making craft in Quang Phu Cau commune, Ung Hoa district, Hanoi city. This picture enters the final of the Smithsonian photo contest - Photo: Courtesy of Tran Tuan Viet

The photo by Tran Tuan Viet, evoking the image of the traditional incense-making craft in Quang Phu Cau commune, Ung Hoa district, Hanoi city, draws the attention of the jury panel.

Meanwhile. photographer Thong Huu used his camera to describe the scene of a breakfast at a flea market in the northern region to promote Vietnam’s cultural diversity to foreign viewers.

The last photo titled “Umbrellas Market”, captured by Thanh Tran in Ho Chi Minh City, has also secured a ticket to the final of the competition thanks to depicting a colorful market in the early morning impressed by the image of umbrellas.

The three photos are among the 60 finalists which are calling for readers to vote for their most favorite entries in the final round of the contest whose results will be announced on March 27.

This year’s photo contest has received 48,000 entries from amateur and professional photographers from 155 countries and territories.

Since its inception in 2003, the photo contest has served as a playground for photographers and those with great passion for photography, urging them to capture picturesque landscapes and unique cultural traits inherent in daily lives around the world.


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