It was a challenge, indeed, but a very fun one at that. The teams really needed to work together to plan and execute their light painting ideas.
Thanks to everyone who voted! Here are our Light Painting Challenge winners :
3rd Place : 23 points (12 votes) / Entry 1 /
SHAUANG BOTE + JR LOPEZ + ARWIN MARCELINO + CELINE VILLAFUERTE
2nd Place : 47 points (19 votes) / Entry 5 /
TONYJUN AGUSTIN + JULIUS CALZO + HUMPREY CATAJAN + ELENA TAEZA
1st Place : 55 points (21 votes) / Entry 2 /
AWEL DIONISIO + JER SANDEL + JEFFREY TINAGAN + ALIH VIAJE
Teamwork pays off! Congratulations to the group of Awel, Jer, Jeffrey, and Alih! 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 (EACH TEAM MEMBER) for the 2017 Photographer Of The Year competition. Participants automatically get 3 points for submitting entries.
November 2017 PhotoMeet "Light Painting Challenge" Contest Entries (Click thumbnails to view photos in full)
Voting Period : 22-28 November 2017
Votes can be viewed at Facebook comment box below.
October 2017 Theme Contest : SPORTS
Action and competition. These are the common elements of our PhotoWorld Cup-assigned theme contest for October 2017. Here are the entries and the top photos :
5th Place : 14 points (8 votes) / Entry 2 / PONG VIAJE
4th Place : 16 points (7 votes) / Entry 9 / GERSON DOMINGO
3rd Place : 26 points (10 votes) / Entry 6 / AWEL DIONISIO
2nd Place : 38 points (15 votes) / Entry 7 / JEFFREY TINAGAN
1st Place : 44 points (12 votes) / Entry 1 / ELENA TAEZA
A smashing success deserves bloody congratulations, Elena! 1st Place gets an extra 10 points, 2nd Place gets 7, 3rd Place gets 5, 4th Place gets 3, and 5th Place gets 2 points for the 2017 Photographer Of The Year competition. Participants automatically get 3 points for submitting entries.
October 2017 Theme Contest "Sports" Entries (Click thumbnails to view photos in full)
The Top 5 placers are automatically included in Focus entries to the PhotoWorld Cup national competition. Joining them are wildcard picks from Focus competition committee members Amen Alcoriza, Jay Salvador, and Joey Ramos, plus entries from Chi Lopez and Jer Sandel :
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 3 / JR LOPEZ
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 4 / ALIH VIAJE
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 10 / FRANCESCA BENGCO
GUARANTEED SLOT : CHI LOPEZ (FOCUS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015)
GUARANTEED SLOT : JER SANDEL (FOCUS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2016)
PHOTOWORLD CUP RESULT :
Advanced to Top 30 (Finalist) : ELENA TAEZA + JER SANDEL
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!