Earlier this year, we ran the Senses of Malaysia Photo Contest on our Facebook page, encouraging keen photographers to send in their best photos of Malaysia.
The result of the contest is now published in the latest issue of Senses of Malaysia (November/December 2013).
It wasn’t easy for the judges to pick a winner (hence the long wait!) but here are the four which stood out.
The first prize was given to Paul Mullins with his magnificent image, “Morning in KL,” captured as a fiery orange sun rose over the mountains behind KL’s skyline, casting the Petronas Towers and Menara KL into silhouette and sending rays of morning sunlight streaming between the city’s buildings.
Second Place was awarded to Henny Gorin for a marvellously colourful photo, “Wishing Ribbons,” which was snapped at Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang.
Another sunrise nabbed this year’s Third Place, “KL Sunrise Panorama” by Debbie Armstrong. To maximise the image’s impact on these pages, we’ve had to trim the extra-wide panoramic photo a bit, but suffice to say, the overall appeal isn’t lessened one bit.
Our Honourable Mention award goes to Marie Lenail-Chouteau. Marie submitted a couple of excellent photos, but it was her well-framed shot of a group of men taking a break in a Chinatown tea house that caught the eye of our judges, who felt it offered an insightful sense of daily life in Malaysia.
So there you have it! What do you think of the winning photos? Let us know in the comment section below.