crew members of the “Jordan in Photos” competition were able to
successfully build four photography camps in the desert
of “Sahraa Al Dahek”
located in the Eastern edge of the Badia, with the participation of a
large number of professional photographers of all ages.
national competition, sponsored by Orange Jordan, attracted many
professionals, including the Jordanian four-wheel drive club, which
added an exhilarating and a dynamic edge to the competition, as their
four-wheel drive cars fitted with the means to navigate this type of
terrain, enabled participants to go beyond ordinary exploration.
early next week, the first round of the public component of the
competition, for both professional and amateur photographers, will be
commencing with visits to eight touristic sites spread over fifteen
tours to cover Jordan from the North to the South.
the past few weeks, the crew of “Jordan in Photos” had been
organizing several introductory sessions in most Jordanian
Universities to attract students with photography skills to
participate in the special category for students in the competition,
the sessions had a high turnout and were met with enthusiasm from
Orange Jordan’s full support, the “Jordan in Photos”
competition will be regularly organizing free trips until the end of
next month, following which a selection of the best photos will be
shortlisted and published during an elaborate honorary ceremony, with
the participation of the sponsors from the Ministry of Tourism and
Antiquities, the Jordan Tourism Board and other environmental and
commercial institutions and companies.
Jordan recently announced its sponsorship and launch of the “Jordan
in Photos” competition during a press conference held under the
patronage of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Her Excellency
Lina Annab. The initiative aims to draw a new map for internal
tourism in Jordan through exploring new touristic and archaeological
sites and areas in the Kingdom.