(CPV) – The work titled “My Balloon” by Vo Anh Kiet depicting a group of H’mong children playing with their balloons on a foggy day in Moc Chau won second prize in the National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest 2012.
The National Geographic Traveller Photo Contest, held annually by the well-known US channel of National Geographic, is to honour photos of people, natural landscapes and wildlife.
During this year’s contest, photographers sent their works under the four themes of Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense of Place and Spontaneous Moments.
The organising board of the contest selected 11 outstanding pictures from more than 12,000 entries by 6,615 talented photographers in 152 countries around the globe. These photos represented beautiful moments of the life and experience of each photographer.
The first prize was awarded for Cedrin Houin's photo which depicted the daily life of a nomadic family in a remote area in Afghanistan. The third price went to Andrea Guarneri for a photo depicting an Easter parade in Tripani, Sicily.
The organising board awarded nine honourable prizes for nine other entries and one prize by the audience./.