Mario Bejagan Cardenas
United Arab Emirates
1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
"Life at the Cemetery"
The faces of innocent, impoverished children were a humbling spectacle of wholeness in spirit, hope and courage in the midst of poverty and suffering. Photo taken at Navotas Cemetery, Philippines.
Biography: Mario Bejagan Cardenas, Architect - Photographer - Artist.
Born on 1981 in Manila, Philippines; Mario Cardenas is a self-taught artist who loves painting, sketching, 2D and 3D designs, and drawing. He started photography in late 2009 and immediately recognized it as an excellent medium for expressing his creativity. For Mario, photography is a vehicle for adventure; it permits him to meet people from all walks of life, visit remote places, and immerse himself in challenging and unfamiliar environments.
Currently, Mario works as an architect based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab. He enjoys...