For the first time ever, Wheelock Properties is partnering with National Geographic in a youth photo competition for both photo enthusiasts and novices aged 16 to 40, designed to nurture the next generation of potential photographers. National Geographic Wheelock Youth Photo Competition 2017 themed “Hong Kong Reminiscence: Place, People & Happenings”.

Dubbed the Oriental Pearl, Hong Kong boasts a beauty unique from any other metropolises around the world, whether in our affectionate people, towering architecture, beautiful countrysides, colourful culture or lip-smacking food. As such, “Hong Kong Reminiscence: Place, People & Happenings” will explore landscapes both natural and manmade; our collective memories as well as our citizens going about their daily grinds.


Places In Hong Kong

Natural landscape and cityscape; present Hong Kong’s beauty through rural and urban scenes

People & Happenings In Hong Kong

Portrait photography ranging from formal portraits or everyday encounters; photos that capture the spirit, culture, and life of Hong Kong people


Images that depict the underlying potential of Hong Kong; photos that capture the future our city holds, the future that you want to see

Mobile Photography

photograph taken by mobile on above themes


Entry Period
October 3rd, 2017 ~ December 3rd, 2017 (Hong Kong Time)


Capture the Hong Kong’s landscapes both natural and manmade, significant moments or the spirit, culture, and life of Hong Kong people. Submit your entry and get a chance to win the fabulous prizes! Valued at HK$100,000 in total!

The winner's photograph in each category will be published in National Geographic magazine (Traditional Chinese) and get admired by several thousand readers in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia.


Check out all the entries here!!


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