Here are the entries and top placers of our PhotoWorld Cup-designated theme contest for September 2017, "Philippine Festivals". Top 5 get slots to the PWC national contest. Thanks to everyone who sent their entries and votes.
5th Place : 10 points (1 vote) / Entry 14 / PONG VIAJE
4th Place : 16 points (4 votes) / Entry 1 / ELENA TAEZA
3rd Place : 17 points (6 votes) / Entry 2 / HUMPREY CATAJAN
2nd Place : 19 points (5 votes) / Entry 6 / JR LOPEZ
1st Place : 20 points (8 votes) / Entry 10 / AWEL DIONISIO
All we can say is hooooooooraaaaaaaay, Awel! 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.
September 2017 Theme Contest "Philippine Festivals" Entries (Click thumbnails to view photos in full)
The Top 5 entries will be entered into the PhotoWorld Cup competition by wildcard picks from Focus competition committee members Amen Alcoriza, Jay Salvador, and Joey Ramos and entries from Chi Lopez and Jer Sandel :
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 7 / ANGELO YAMANAKA
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 8 / SHERWIN TOMAS
WILDCARD PICK : Entry 11 / SHAUANG BOTE
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 2nd round of judging : HUMPREY CATAJAN + JR LOPEZ + SHERWIN TOMAS + ANGELO YAMANAKA + PONG VIAJE
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!