Nakheel, the world’s leading real estate developer, announced the conclusion of its previously launched photo and video competition titled Through the Lens in association with Nikon by announcing the names of the winning photographers. The competition was attended by hundreds of amateurs and professionals, who through their lenses created amazing photos and videos, documenting the beauty and magnificence of Nakheel’s residential complexes, commercial complexes and its waterfront.
Experimenting with various imaging techniques, lighting conditions and detailed elements of the image, the contestants captured unprecedented photos and videos of Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Nakheel Mall and other corporate locations.
A panel of experts in the field of photography took part in evaluating the best photos and videos taken by the participants of the competition. The committee first selected a photograph by Uwe Wolf Richter of “The Palm Tower”, an iconic skyscraper built by “Nakiel” in the heart of “Palm Jumeirah”. Richter’s photograph was distinguished by its black and white composition, and emphasis on lighting, detailed elements, shadows, shapes and composition, which added more glamor and appeal to the majestic tower.
After winning first place, Richter won a cash prize of 20,000 dirhams, while the other winners won prizes ranging from 15,000 dirhams, 10,000 dirhams and 5,000 dirhams.
A spokesperson for Nakheel said: “We have always supported the arts and culture scene in the UAE by organizing and supporting events, partnerships and competitions, including Through the Lens. The importance of such initiatives is evident as they give residents the opportunity to explore our residential campuses and express themselves through an unprecedented artistic perspective.
He continued, “The Through the Lens competition is an integral part of other arts and cultural initiatives we sponsor, including the Korean Art Exhibition “K Art” which we have recently held at “Nagil Mall” and “The Palm Fountain”. The world’s largest fountain, daily shows offers. to the tune of local and international music. We extend our heartiest congratulations to all the winners of the competition and reaffirm our commitment to continue supporting the arts and culture scene by providing dedicated platforms.
The winners were honored at a special ceremony held at Nakheel Mall in Palm Jumeirah, one of Nakheel’s flagship projects.
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