Our opening salvo for 2017 is officially over. The votes and results are in. (Please note that this is different/separate from the photo contest sponsored by the Municipality of Guiguinto. This contest has a specific theme : Festival Action.)
The winners are :
3rd Place : 26 points (12 votes) / Entry 11 / ROBIE SALAZAR
2nd Place : 32 points (17 votes) / Entry 14 / ELENA TAEZA
1st Place : 58 points (20 votes) / Entry 10 / ALIH VIAJE
The early frontrunner for our 2017 competition is ALIH VIAJE. Congratulations! 1st Place gets an extra 10 points, 2nd Place gets 7, 3rd Place gets 5, 4th Place (undisclosed) gets 3, and 5th Place (also undisclosed) gets 2 points for the 2016 Photographer Of The Year competition. Participants automatically get 3 points for submitting entries.
To our panel of judges and everyone who voted (especially those who offered critique)... THANK YOU. See you again on our next contest voting.
January 2017 PhotoMeet Contest "Halamanan Festival" Entries (Click thumbnails to view photos in full)
Voting Period : 31 January - 6 February 2017
Votes can be viewed at Facebook comment box below.
It's a new year and the scores are reset to zero. The race to December starts anew. Before you rev up for the coming months of contests, it's best to read details of our 2017 competition.
1. Competition Officers
Focus competition for 2017 will still be handled by Competition Officer Amen Alcoriza (2016-present). He shall be in charge of accepting and organizing contest entries, tallying votes and results, record-keeping of points for the Photographer Of The Year competition, and other contest concerns.
Since Focus Bulacan is joining the FPPF PhotoWorld Cup competition starting this year, we will have a special adviser on the PhotoWorld Cup competition in the person of Joey Ramos. His official designation is PWC Competition Adviser.
Focus Bulacan is now affiliated with the Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation (FPPF) and will compete in its annual PhotoWorld Cup. Our foray into the PWC competition will bring about changes to Focus competition. The main changes concern the following :
You may download and view PhotoWorld Cup contest guidelines below :
Competition is fun
At Focus Bulacan, we strive to improve every member's photography skills. One way to do this is to constantly challenge each other with photo contests. All competition is posted here, for voting and for announcement of results. Good luck!