Summer's hottest beach action captured in NESTEA Beach Volley 2004 photo contest
Six photos that captured the action, drama and excitement of the recently concluded NESTEA Beach Volley 2004 were judged as the best of the best in the NESTEA Beach Volley 2004 photo contest. The winning photographs were chosen from hundreds of entries from photographers all over the country, who trooped to Boracay for the finals of this most thrilling beach event from NESTEA, the official drink of summer.
From the media/published photo category, the first prize was bagged by Jun Mendoza of Philippine Star. Manila Times' Roger Alcantara was awarded second place, while Allan Cuizon of Sun Star Cebu placed third.
In the non-media/unpublished photo category, Iste Sesante of Cebu garnered the contest's first prize. Placing second was Dindo Gutierrez, and getting third place was Mattie Chua.
The judges, composed of NESTEA officials and professional photographers, awarded the prizes on the basis of the photographs' relevance, composition, balance and creativity, and visual impact. The first prize winners of each category received P20,000, while the second and third placers got P15,000 and P10,000 respectively. All winners also received Nestlé gift packs.
The NESTEA Beach Volley 2004 photo contest wraps up the 8th NESTEA Beach Volley, the most exciting and highly anticipated annual summer event where seventy-two teams from forty-six colleges and universities nationwide competed in the eliminations in Rockwell, Manila and Ayala Center Cebu.
From these teams, twenty-four made it to the semifinals and championship games in Boracay. Aside from the school matches, the crowds were also thrilled to see popular personalities in the celebrity beach volley matches. Cool contests like a cocktail challenge using NESTEA as the base ingredient, participated in by Boracay's top bartenders, were a huge success. There were also fun sand games for the hundreds of people who braved the heat to watch the games.
The photos captured these exciting moments at this year's NESTEA Beach Volley, which continues to be the most highly anticipated event of the summer.
Source: Fuentes Publicity Network, Inc.
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