Winners for Abu Dhabi Through the Eyes competition to be revealed tonight
Following a rigorous judging process, the shortlist has been revealed for the next round of the Abu Dhabi Through Your Eyes(ADTYE) competition. Over the summer, 2000 submissions, including 182 student entries were received and 190 have been shortlisted.
The competition, organised by the Office of Government Communications and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), invited thousands of amateur and professional photographers to share their impression of the spirit of Abu Dhabi within a single photograph.
Judges looked for creativity, skill, and passion and submitted the work under eight categories, covering themes of art, architecture, heritage, people and the natural environment.
From the 190 shortlisted entries, 10 photos will be selected as the winners of the main competition while three winning photos will be specially selected for the Student Awards. All will win cash prizes. There will also special partner awards from National Geographic Al Arabiya and Etihad Airways. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony that will be held at Manarat Al Saadiyat tonight. The shortlisted photographs are now available to view online at www.abudhabitye.com