A PHOTO that captured the Cebuanosâ€™ religiosity and devotion to the Sto. NiÃ±o bagged the grand prize for a professional photographer and dentist in the Sinulog 2008 photo contest.
Erwin Lim will get a trophy and P30,000 cash for his photo of a little boy in tears, clinging to an old lady as she joined devotees in singing praises for the Sto. NiÃ±o at the Basilica.
Photographer Mikhail Arrogante got the second and third prizes, as well as 12 other awards in four categories.
Their photos were selected from some 7,000 entries of 647 photographers from all over the country, with some coming from other parts of the world. (more)