Winners of Al Zubair photo contest awarded
The winners of the Al Zubair Photography Competition were honoured at Bait al Zubair on Monday. It is one of the highest awarding photography competitions in the region.
Ahmed al Toqi won the first prize, Ian White claimed the second while Sanjoy Sengupta the third prize for their photographs of Omani architecture.
Mohammad al Farei, CEO of Bait al Zubair, said, “Oman has been able to highlight its talents in the art of photography over the past decade both locally and internationally. The award has been able to bring forth talents that have been cultivated locally over the years. It is an honour to recognise the work of these photographers and highlight the facets and intricacies hidden in the beauty of Omani architecture.”
Toqi was awarded RO4,000 for his photograph titled ‘Harat al Ramil,’ White took away the second prize of RO2,000 for his image of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and Sengupta the third prize of RO1,000 for his photo titled ‘Reflection’ of the Royal Opera House Muscat.