Before you go ahead, we have to warn you. These photos might look Photoshop but they are as real as they can get!
Landscape photography is a stunning style to capture the beauty of any place— a fact that was displayed when winners of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) awards for the category of ‘Landscape Photography’ were recently revealed.
Dubai Media Office tweeted to announce the winners
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) October 4, 2017
It was an Instagram competition and the winners were selected from a plethora of entries.
The names of all the five winners and their winning pictures
1. Mohammed Khaled Almusabi (UAE)
2. Faisal Saleh Al-jerifany (Saudi Arabia)
3. Qasim Mohammed Al Farsi (Sultanate of Oman)
4. Bhavya Joshi (India)
5. Teguh Tofik Hedayat (Indonesia)
Speaking about the event and the nature of the competition, His Excellency the Secretary-General of HIPA, Ali Khalifa Bin Thalith, said:
“Landscape photography is an important photographic style in dealing with the concept of beauty and its factors and standards, which raises the demand for professional photographers in this field. We are proud of the growth and maturity of the Gulf creations in nature photography and we were pleased with the distinctive level of the participating pictures. We congratulate the winners and call upon the rest of the participants to continue their work and gain in order to succeed and win, God willing.
Although all the entries were simply spectacular, which one did you like the best?
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