Photo in Phong Nam ripe rice valley by photographer Cao Ky Nhan won the gold prize in the 2022 international panorama photo contest.
Photographer Cao Ky Nhan, 40 years old, currently living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, is the only Vietnamese to win the gold prize for his painting “Ripe rice valley” at the international panorama photo contest (Epson). International Pano Awards), announced in early October. He was awarded 87/100 points and ranked 15/50 for the best panoramic landscape photos in the Open – Nature/Landscape category.
Nhan said the photo was taken at the end of September 2019 in Phong Nam, Cao Bang, when the whole valley was wearing a yellow coat of ripe rice, standing out on the side of the mountains and the Quai Son river. Cao Bang’s ripe rice season usually takes place in late September to mid-October every year, is a place with beautiful scenery, attracting many tourists as well as photographers.
In addition to the photo above, author Cao Ky Nhan also won the silver prize for “City in the fog”, winning 82/100 points and ranked 20/50 best photos in the Open – Built Environment category. /Architecture. The photo was taken in November 2021 in Ho Chi Minh City, when the city’s pace of life began to return to normal after a period of isolation because of Covid-19.
The Epson International Pano Awards is a large-scale panoramic photo contest that brings together world-renowned landscape photographers. This is the 13th year the contest has been held, attracting more than 4,000 photos of 1,197 photographers from 98 countries and territories competing in the categories of Landscape (Nature/Landscape) and Architecture (Built Environment/Architecture). ) in the Open and Amateur categories. The jury will score on a scale of 70 to 79 bronze, 80 to 85 silver and 86 to 100 gold. There are 50 best photos in each category published.
In this contest in 2021, photographer Cao Ky Nhan also won a gold medal with an autumn photo by Tia stream, Lam Dong, and a bronze medal with a photo of mountains and hills in the morning mist in Bao Loc. He is also the only Vietnamese to win the Consolation Prize in the category of Photographs of the Drone Photo Awards contest, which has just announced the results in 2022.
At this award, Vietnam also has author Nguyen Ngoc Luan photographing a boatman on Tuyen Lam Lake, Lam Dong in the top 33/50 photos in the Open – Nature/Landscape category and author Tran Viet taking a picture of a seine net in shape. The heart seen from above in Phu Yen entered the top 26/50 photos in the Open – Built Environment/Architecture category.
Photo: Panoawards/Cao Ky Nhan
Keyword: Photo of Cao Bang’s ripe rice season won the international gold award