3rd Photography Grand Winners

  • FLICKER OF HOPE
    ConventionalMirasol Beradio

    'FLICKER OF HOPE'

    (Zambales) | Using an improvised spear, a man along with two young boys attempts to fish in a lake in Zambales.

  • T'BOLI TRANSPORTATION
    ConventionalRhonson Ng

    T'BOLI TRANSPORTATION

    (Lake Sebu, South Cotabato) | Members of the T’boli tribe cross Lake Sebu in South Cotabato using a wooden boat.

  • PHILIPPINE TRICYCLE (OVERLOAD)
    ConventionalRaniel Jose Castañeda

    PHILIPPINE TRICYCLE (OVERLOAD)

    (Marinduque) | Men clad in Roman soldier costumes board a tricycle on their way to the celebration of the annual “Moriones” festival in Marinduque Province.

  • HEAVEN ON EARTH
    ConventionalDonald Cajayon

    HEAVEN ON EARTH

    (Mt. Pulag) | A majestic view of the clouds awaits anyone who reaches the summit of Mount Pulag, which is reputed to be Luzon’s highest peak at 2,922 meters above sea level.

  • PALASPAS
    ConventionalAldrin Cuadra

    PALASPAS

    (Montalban, Rizal) | Devout Filipino Catholics flock to San Rafael Parish in Montalban, Rizal for the observance of Palm Sunday. This event also marks the start of the Holy Week.

  • SABONG (COCKFIGHTING)
    ConventionalRomado Javillonar

    SABONG (COCKFIGHTING)

    (Nueva Ecija) | A man blows smoke on his fighting rooster as he prepares it for “sabong”, an activity commonly enjoyed by rural folk.

  • GOING HOME
    ConventionalElvira Tamkiamco

    GOING HOME

    (Nueva Vizcaya) | After a hard day’s work, farm workers and their children head home to relax and get their much-needed rest.

  • A MODEST MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION
    ConventionalEarl Ryan Janubas

    A MODEST MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION

    (Misamis Oriental) | No mountain is too high for these two young boys from the remote village of Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental who transport their goods via a horseback ride.

  • FARMER'S BEST FRIEND
    ConventionalJose Maluya

    FARMER'S BEST FRIEND

    (Nueva Ecija) | Carabaos rule the farmlands of Aliaga, Nueva Ecija as men till the rice field with their “best friend”.

  • MANO PO
    ConventionalPhoebelyn Gullunan

    MANO PO

    (San Ildefonso, Bulacan) | Young girls line up to kiss the hand of their grandmother. This unique tradition of showing respect to the elderly is something that many Filipino families observe until now.

  • BATO BALANI
    ConventionalAriel Aying

    BATO BALANI

    (Cebu City) | A sea of humanity gathered at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Cebu City wave their hands in the air as they sing “Bato Balani sa Gugma” during the celebration of the Feast of the Child Jesus.

  • PAGKALINGA
    ConventionalLemuel Ragasa

    PAGKALINGA

    (Bolinao) | Amid the searing heat of the sun, a woman juggles work with motherly duties to earn extra cash so she can provide for her family.

  • BALUT VENDOR IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT
    MobileOlegario Rillon Jr.

    BALUT VENDOR IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

    (Divisoria) | Balut (fertilized duck egg) is a popular exotic food in the Philippines that is commonly sold in the streets at night.

  • OF FLIP-FLOPS AND FUN
    MobileCrisanto Etorma

    OF FLIP-FLOPS AND FUN

    (Bohol) | Young boys in slippers enjoy playing basketball in a dust-covered lot.

  • RELAXED AND CALM
    MobileRocky Evans Llona

    RELAXED AND CALM

    (Camalig, Albay) | The relaxing sight of Quitinday hills in Camalig, Albay blends perfectly with the calming beauty of the Mayon Volcano.

  • PALENGKE
    MobileDennis Gamarcha

    PALENGKE

    (Iloilo City) | A colorful array of fresh farm produce adorns the side street of a busy public market in Iloilo City.

  • BALSA
    MobileHarold Jay Doregios

    BALSA

    (Surallah, South Cotabato) | A bamboo raft serves as a unique mode of transportation for the residents of a community in Surallah, South Cotabato.

  • TRUMPO
    MobileLindy Vivien Aldaba

    TRUMPO

    (Manila) | Despite the emergence of electronic gadgets and computer-based games, these children still enjoy playing the native game called larong trumpo (whipping top).

  • A COLORFUL MUSICAL CULTURE
    MobileAlfred Anthony Yap

    A COLORFUL MUSICAL CULTURE

    (Cebu City) | Colorful guitars displayed in native handicraft stores are some of the most famous products of Cebu. The guitar-making industry in the Queen City of the South does not only showcase the craftsmanship of Cebu’s locals but also their innate love for music.

  • PLAYGROUND OF THE GODS
    MobileAndy Mark Coralde

    PLAYGROUND OF THE GODS

    (Mt. Pulag, Benguet) | Reputed to be the Philippines’ third highest peak, Mount Pulag provides not just a challenging course but a panoramic view to adventure-seekers.

  • PINOY DIPS
    MobileArlene Castañeda

    PINOY DIPS

    (Ibaan, Batangas) | A variety of dips and sauces is a common sight in every dining table of a Filipino household.

  • WE BELIEVE WE CAN FLY
    MobileMariano Sayno

    WE BELIEVE WE CAN FLY

    (Navotas) | Playful young boys find simple joys frolicking in the waters of Navotas Centennial Park along Manila Bay.

  • BULAD (TUYO)
    MobileKristobal John Gonzales

    BULAD (TUYO)

    (Davao del Norte) | An abundance of fish being dried under the scorching sun is a common sight in a fishing village in Davao del Norte. It is one way by which locals in many rural communities preserve their food.

  • TUYO AT CHAMPORADO
    MobileAnthony Into

    TUYO AT CHAMPORADO

    (Bulacan) | Considered as the perfect comfort food during rainy season, tuyo (dried, salted fish) and champorado (sweet chocolate rice porridge) can be served as a delicious breakfast or an afternoon snack.

About PAGCOR

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is a 100 percent government-owned and controlled corporation under the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines.