Viewed from above, Halong bay resembles a geographic work of art. From the air, you can see parts of the bay not visible from the cruise boats – sculpted valleys, hidden lakes and deep craters, all carpeted in an iridescent green which looks beautiful in the late afternoon sun. The forms of the islands change depending on the angle of the light and from where the islands are viewed.
From climate change protests to democratic uprisings against biased and violent authorities, it is clear that 2019 has been a pivotal year for citizens all over the world. It’s in this context that mobile app Agora launched its first#Photojournalism photo competition, with the objective to give photographers a way to shed light on specific issues.