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#My Jamaica - Amateurs capture the island on camera in Gleaner online competition

Published:Sunday | December 15, 2013
Winner of The Gleaner's #MyJamaica - Jamaica through the lens of Jamaicans Online Photography Competition with 1,028 votes, Oshin Wong (right), is presented with a framed copy of her winning photograph by photo research assistant, Gleaner Library, Ahon Gray (left). Wong also received a one-month photography internship at The Gleaner. - Photo by Ricardo Makyn
Photo research assistant at the Gleaner Library, Ahon Gray (left), presents Gerard Smith, second-place winner in The Gleaner's #MyJamaica - Jamaica through the lens of Jamaicans Online Photography Competition, with a framed copy of his winning photograph. Smith received 819 votes. - Photo by Ricardo Makyn
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Twenty-one amateur photographers from around the island entered the just-concluded 'Gleaner Online's #MyJamaica - Jamaica through the lens of Jamaicans Photography Competition'.

The amateurs were asked to submit a photograph that best captures the island, as shaped by their experiences and beliefs.

Entries were submitted via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and saw more than 2,800 votes cast online.

Now the winners have been chosen, with the top three being recognised recently.