Malaysiaku, in pictures

Capturing
the
spirit, sights & scenes

Commemorating 62 years of Malaysia's independence through photos

Merdeka

Photos taken with a Merdeka element.

Winners for Merdeka

Elmina

Photos taken in the city of Elmina.

Winners for Elmina

About The Contest

This year, Malaysia is celebrating its 62nd year of independence. It is part of our culture to memorialise special events, from birthdays and anniversaries to farewells and regular get-together, with a photo or two. With that in mind, The Edge and City of Elmina is organising a photo competition with the theme “Malaysiaku, In Pictures” and tagline “Capturing the spirit, sights and scenes of our nation”.

The Contest comprises 2 categories:

Merdeka

Photos showcasing the spirit of Merdeka

Elmina

Photos taken in the City of Elmina

*There are no limits to the number of entries submitted by a single person

Guest Judges

Zung Heng

Zung Heng

Zung is an award-winning international photographer. Born and raised in Sekinchan, Zung set up his own studio, The Photoz, when he was 24. His is known for his distinctive ability to capture fleeting moments and emotions stealthily, which earned him the moniker “ninja photographer”.

Zung has shot portraits of Anthony Robbins, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Andrea Bocelli, the Dalai Lama, and Donald Trump; he is also a favourite among the Malaysian royalties and the high society. Zung completed a personal challenge to shoot in 6 continents within 6 weeks, and has even travelled from Antarctica to the Arctic in 100 days on photography assignments.


Lin Ho

Lin Ho

Lin Ho is an accomplished professional photographer. He has specialised in the architecture and interiors genre for the last 20 years. Lin Ho has collaborated with renowned international and local architects, interior designers and reputable property developers. He is also a frequent contributor to international architecture publications, in both print & digital media. Previous book projects include The Straits Chinese, The Residences of HRH Sultan Azlan Shah, Malaysian Tropical Houses, Recent Malaysian Architecture, Greening Malaysia and Tropical Garden Design.

Prizes

Snap and share your best photo for a chance to win great prizes* worth more than RM40,000!

Grand Prize
Other Prizes

We are looking for 21 winners! 1x Grand prize

Merdeka Category

1x Platinum prize
1x Gold prize
1x Silver prize
1x Bronze prize
6x Merit prize

Elmina Category

1x Platinum prize
1x Gold prize
1x Silver prize
1x Bronze prize
6x Merit prize
*Terms and conditions apply

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