Greetings to all our participants, judges and followers,
2021 has been a most challenging year for KLPA and we suspect for almost everyone in the global photographic community. We apologise for the delay in announcing the winners and finalists, due to scheduling logistics for our online judging sessions and also personal schedules. We now have a full set of prizewinners and finalists for the 13th KLPA2021. I am extremely grateful to the 5 judges who gave their expert views and selections to maintain the high standards KLPA is renowned for.
Along with Canon Malaysia we would like to congratulate NICHOLE MURRAYFINK, ANDREA DE FRANCISCIS, NIAMH SMITH and IRINA YULIEVA, SUPRANAV DASH, AMY PARRISH for being award Top 3 spots in the Singles Theme and Open categories respectively. In the Project Grant category, three projects are to be awarded $1,000 each. The awardees are ANOUCHKA RENAUD-ECK, RITSUKO MATSUSHITA and ZULA RABIKOWSKA. The grants allow the photographers to continue with their projects or cover other expenses necessary to realise their works. The main panel judges were Diana Lui, Teresa Eng, Wawi Navarroza, Jeffrey Lim and Rubin Khoo.
Finally, three top prizes in the KLPA Canon Malaysia 2021 Award goes to SAHAR HASSANI, OSMAN ADNAN and JESSIE LYEE and syabas to them and all the other Malaysian finalists. Each of the prizewinners will receive a Canon digital camera courtesy of Canon Malaysia. The judges were Annice Lyn and Fazri Ismail.
Due to the current pandemic situation, the KLPA2021 print exhibition will be postponed until further notice.
Steven Lee, KLPA Director