Filipino American photographer Yen Baet won the grand prize in the National Geographic Photo Contest
He was able to beat five other photographers in the world.

Baet, who was also a writer, was the only Filipino who entered the contest carrying his piece “Rainy Night in Hallstatt”.

Baet’s Photo description, “Rain fell constantly on this dreary autumn day in Hallstatt. Under the comfort of a small umbrella, I tried to capture the quiet serenity of this quaint town as the clouds drifted low over Hallstatt lake.”

Grand Prize Winner Yen Baet won an expedition to Peru for two to discover the land of Inca which has a retail value of $13,000 or approximately P650,000.

On her Twitter account, Baet announced that she won the photo contest: “It’s official! Rainy Night in Hallstatt takes Grand Prize at NatGeo Photo Contest. Thanks for the support!”

“A heartfelt THANK YOU once again to those of you who saw this through & made it happen. Will always be grateful,” she said in another tweet.

Just like Yen, I would also like to become an award winning photographer. You can check out my portfolio:


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