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14 July 2015

MTC Photography Competition 2015 - Win Up To RM10,000 Cash Prize

MTC Photography Competition 2015: 15 June 2015 - 16 August 2015

MTC Photography Competition 2015: 15 June 2015 - 16 August 2015

With 61% of Malaysia’s land area of 32.98 million hectares currently covered in natural forest, it’s no wonder that our country’s rainforests are truly a treasure trove for nature lovers.

Believed to be one of the oldest and among the most biologically diverse in the world, the Malaysian forest is once again the focus of a photography competition organised by the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC), with the theme “Wonders of the Malaysian Forest”.


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Winning entry for the MTC Photography Competition 2013, Flora & Fauna category by Lek Kah Meng.
Winning entry for the MTC Photography Competition 2013, Flora & Fauna category by Lek Kah Meng.


Photography enthusiasts,whether amateurs or professionals, have one more month left until 16 August 2015 to submit their entries for the competition which offers a grand prize of RM10,000 for each of four categories as well as other cash prizes valued at RM32,000.

No entry fee is required and the competition is divided into the following categories:
Category 1 – Human interaction with the Forest (People) 
Aimed at portraying the relationship between man and forest

Category 2 – Glory of the Forest
Capture forest scenes that convey the forest’s sense of wilderness, beauty, wonder and serenity, including the innumerable species of flora and fauna found in the Malaysian tropical forest


Category 3 – Wood and its Many Uses
To creatively illustrate the versatility of wood in various products or applications (houses, buildings, structures of household items)

Category 4 – Student
For students aged 20 and below. Students can submit any photo based on the above categories


The MTC Photography Competition 2015 is open for entries from 15 June to 16 August 2015. Participants are invited to register online at the MTC website (www.mtc.com.my) and submit all entries by 16 August 2015.

Frederick Francis’s submission to the MTC Photography Competition 2013, Glory of the Forest category which won him second place.
Frederick Francis’s submission to the MTC Photography Competition 2013, Glory of the Forest category which won him second place.
Each participant can submit a maximum of 10 images per category but a participant can only win one prize in each of the respective categories. Winners will be notified in September 2015 and the announcement on the winning entries will also be made available on the MTC website.

The official sponsors for the competition include CIMB Principal, Aminvest, Affin Hwang Capital, Aberdeen Asset Management and Amundi Asset Management.

For more information, please visit www.mtc.com.my/mtcphoto/


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