The “In the Melaleuca Forest” photo, taken by Vietnamese photographer Pham Huy Trung,
is posted on the Siena International Photography Awards 2018 website
The flycam shot features a woman who was picking water chestnuts in a flooded melaleuca forest in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.
The Siena International Photography Awards were launched in 2015 in Italy by Luca Venturi as part of the Art Photo Travel Association’s mission. It is considered one of the world’s prestigious photo competition.
The contest is judged by world-renowned photographers and photo editors from National Geographic and the BBC.
Siena International Photo Award is one of the photo contests with the highest international participation.
The 2018 edition of the contest has received nearly 48,000 images from amateur and professional photographers from 156 countries worldwide./.