HIPA and Global Village announce winners of 50 Years of Togetherness photo contest

HIPA 50 years of togetherness
(Image credit: HIPA)

The winners of the 50 Years of Togetherness contest in partnership with Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) have just been announced. This year's competition marks the UAE’s Golden Jubilee and the award ceremony took place at Global Village - Dubai's multicultural center for dining, shopping and entertainment. 

More than 2,900 amateurs and professionals entered this year's competition, hoping to come to take home the top prize Bader Anwahi, Chief Executive Officer at Global Village said, “It was an honor to collaborate with the prestigious Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashin Al Maktoum International Photography Award to celebrate the AUE’s Golden Jubilee milestone. We congratulate the winners and thank them for sharing creative and emotionally moving images, capturing the theme of inclusivity and tolerance which makes our Nation great”.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.