In partnership with Sony Middle East and Africa (MEA), The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is calling all luminaries in the art of capturing the moment. The captivating location announces a unique photography competition offering enthusiasts the chance to win access to Abu Dhabi’s most exclusive sunset photoshoot location, the highest active helipad in the Middle East, using state-of-the-art Sony technology, as well as a three-night luxurious stay at The St. Regis Mauritius Resort. The competition celebrates innovative talent and a commitment to supporting creativity amongst the local and wider UAE community.
Aspiring photographers and social media fanatics of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to partake in the competition from 23rd August – 18th September. To enter, images that feature The St. Regis Abu Dhabi hotel, captured either inside, outside or from the hotel, on a mobile device, should simply be posted via Instagram, and tagged with #MyStRegisSonyMoment #LiveExquisite. Participants also need to be following and can mention @StRegisAbuDhabi, @SonyMEA and @StRegisMauritius Instagram profiles for consideration.
All entries will be judged and a shortlist of 5 top finalists will be announced on 20th September. The top 5 finalists will be invited to shoot the world’s highest suspended hotel suite, the Abu Dhabi Suite using the award-winning Sony a7R II (model ILCE-7RM2) camera. The Sony a7R II, Sony’s flagship mirrorless camera features 42.4 MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor, in-camera 5-axis image stabilization, internal 4K video recording, silent shooting, fast hybrid AF and more. The Abu Dhabi Suite shoot final 5 photos will be posted via Instagram where voting will commence, the winner will be announced on Tuesday 26th September.
The grand prize consists a 3-hour private sunset shoot on The St. Regis Abu Dhabi helipad and a stay to remember at The St. Regis Mauritius Resort. The St. Regis Abu Dhabi helipad is the highest active helipad in the Middle East at 255m, currently accessible for only 20 guests exclusively at the highly popular once-monthly Helipad Sunset Supper experience; the city’s most exclusive photoshoot location. The St. Regis Mauritius Resort will welcome the winner and guest for a five-star luxury retreat situated on the south-western side of the island. Soft white sands of Le Morne Beach and its turquoise lagoon create a magical setting amid picturesque Mauritius. The prize experience features a 3-night stay for two including daily breakfast, St. Regis signature butler service and ultimate relaxation in the award-winning, rare, refined and timeless Iridium Spa with a treatment each.
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