Award of Excellence

Firdaus Latif
Malay Mail
Malaysia

Crematorium workers wearing protective suit push the casket of Covid-19 coronavirus victims for cremation process Bliss Garden crematorium in Shah Alam, Malaysia on June 14, 2021.

Firdaus Latif is a Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based as a photographer for Malay Mail online. He studied at the Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara in Peretak, Kuala Kubu Baru. Experience As a photojournalist in Malaysia, covering everything from breaking news, sports, features,Highlights of his career include coverage of the,Missing Malaysian Airline flight tragedy MH370 and MH17,Malaysia General Election,AFF Suzuki cup 2014 in Singapore, South East Asian (SEA GAMES) 2017, Kim Jong Nam murder, Rohingya crisis.
[ COVID-19 ] A single photograph, candid and un-staged, that reflects the news or human experience of the impact of COVID-19. The image must be documentary and may be related to news, sports, daily life or lifestyle. Each participant is allowed to enter up to 10 images. The images must be taken in 2021.
Judges for COVID-19
Anush Babajanyan
Liang-Pin Tsao
Nyimas Laula
Samuel He
Jean Chung
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