Digital Photographer Philippines' The Shutter Games event successfully held at Intramuros.

Digital Photographer Philippines’ The Shutter Games event successfully held at Intramuros

 

Chanel Villena, freelance photographer, won the over-all “Street Photography. More fun in the Philippines,” a Department of Tourism (DOT) special category under the first The Shutter Games photo contest staged by Digital Photographer Philippines (DPP) yesterday, July 6, at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila.

Digital Photographer Philippines' The Shutter Games event successfully held at Intramuros.
Digital Photographer Philippines’ The Shutter Games event successfully held at Intramuros.

The whole day event inside Intramuros was participated by 260 two-member participating teams who registered for the street photography with 4 categories plus the category sponsored by the Department of Tourism. A cash prize of Php 75,000 was awarded to the winner and now have the chance to be immortalized into DOT‘s billboard ads and other promotional purposes campaign.

260 participating teams joined Digital Photographer Philippines' The Shutter Games last Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Intramuros, Manila.
260 participating teams joined Digital Photographer Philippines’ The Shutter Games last Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Intramuros, Manila.

Nick Tuason, Editor-in-Chief, DPP, together with photographers Justin Wright and Niko Villegas, judged an over of thousand entries based on composition, originality, and relevance with the theme.

Photixx, FujiFilm, Nikon Philippines, Benro, Photozuela, and other brands sponsored the event.

Inside the uploading station lobby and sponsor's booth exhibit venue.
Inside the uploading station lobby and sponsor’s booth exhibit venue.

The Shutter Games at Intramuros was ultimately successful and a part two is already in the works which will happen in February of next year, according to Nick (Tuazon). Also, a one-of-a-kind two-day event will also happen on November 9 & 10, 2013, that all Digital Photographer Philippines members should better watch out.

Photographer capturing the inner beauty of lines and patterns behind the walls of Intramuros.
Photographer capturing the inner beauty of lines and patterns behind the walls of Intramuros.
A sample of Environmental Portrait capturing a dressed Katipunero soldier guarding the walled city.
A sample of Environmental Portrait capturing a dressed Katipunero soldier guarding the walled city.
Pedicab (extreme right) versus kalesa - a take on Contrast of Old and New category.
Pedicab (extreme right) versus kalesa – a take on Contrast of Old and New category.
Our lens captured another take on Contrast on Old and New, a lounge deck from the modern The Bayleaf Hotel intersecting the views of the walls of Intramuros and the old Manila City Hall's clock tower.
Our lens captured another take on Contrast on Old and New, a lounge deck from the modern The Bayleaf Hotel intersecting the views of the walls of Intramuros and the old Manila City Hall’s clock tower.

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