The competition, established in 2007 by CBRE, the world’s largest property advisor, is open to photographers worldwide and is set to close for entries on 31st August 2013.
The competition has received entries from the across Middle East, with a wide range of images from countries including Dubai, Egypt, Tehran and Turkey capturing scenes from traditional markets to people at work. The entries from UAE depict Dubai’s renowned skyline.
Michael Strong, Executive Chairman, EMEA, CBRE said, “Each year the competition is fiercely contested, and the number and range of images we receive is staggering. Past winners have captured wonderfully the individual characters of cities around the world, and I would encourage anyone, whether a professional photographer or an amateur enthusiast with a passion for photography to enter.”
The competition’s popular theme ‘Cities at Work’ is designed to challenge amateur and professional photographers alike to capture what they consider to be the essence of urban life at any time of day, be it poignant, inspiring, quirky or amusing.
The overall global winner of the 2013 competition will be able to choose a luxury photo safari from a range of exotic locations sponsored by CBRE. Prizes will also be awarded to two runners-up and for the 24 standout images representing each hour of the day.
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