Moments Photography Competition, organized by National Geographic Abu Dhabi, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Media Company, in collaboration with Almarai Company, has witnessed the interaction of young photographers in the Arab world, reaching more than 50,000 participants. The subscription was closed on August 28.

Moments is one of the largest and most popular photography competitions in the region, providing talents with a platform to showcase their work and a unique opportunity from National Geographic experts on an exceptional journey of exploration and photography.

The 'Moments of 2019' competition under the slogan 'Aswaq' was launched to allow photographers to present a wide range of photographs reflecting the cohesion of our Arab society, our rich culture and our vibrant heritage, as markets are an integral part of the cultural fabric of the Middle East.

Thousands of Arab photographers participated in the ninth edition of the “Moments” competition, in its categories for adults, youth and children.This competition also witnessed a large participation from the Gulf and North African countries, where photographers of the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria stole the attention with their outstanding shots.

The judging panel, made up of Mohammed Muheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning National Geographic photographer, and Almarai's Chief Marketing Officer, Almarai, will announce the final list of candidates for the award in the coming weeks.