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The winners of Expat Living Photo Competition 2013

Once again, hundreds of fantastic images poured into Expat Living inboxes as our fifth annual Photo Competition proved the most hotly contested to date. Thanks to everyone who entered their stunning images, whether it was a string of bright red lanterns captured in Chinatown or a snapshot of a leopard up a tree from an African safari. Here are all the winners.




2013 Winner Photos

“A couple shares an intimate moment behind the walls of a stairwell, oblivious to a man next door.”

Judge’s comments:  

“I love the effort the photographer went to in capturing the image. There’s a lot of interest in the image and it really keeps the viewer’s attention.” – Hart Tan

“The great composition and viewpoint from above give the photo a unique angle.” – Kate Griffiths



Rehan Butt – Kid in a Tub
“A Vietnamese child from a local fishing village enjoys the calm water.”


Mila Kantola – Sudden Storm“A sudden storm sweeps the beach on Tioman, Malaysia”





Andrew Atkinson - A white tiger leaps for its treat!


Other great entries

Christine Burdett 

Angie Law-Smith 





Christopher Chua – MBS
“Shot of Marina Bay Sands under some serious moonlight, giving off an almost perfect reflection”

Other great entries

Christopher Chua




Natalie Ziegler 





Susan Richman - No need for table manners here
“No need for table manners here! Lunch while squatting on a fence is all the norm.”

Other great entries

Erika Hartness 

Todd Beltz 




Rebecca Byrne
“Found these two smiley village girls on the Vietnamese border with China. They were so happy to see us and could not stop giggling.”


Other great entries

Donald Ward 

Evelyn Wolff 




James Chessell -  Mount Kinabalu
“I took this shot of Mount Kinabalu while on a fundraising climb for the Lighthouse Club in May this year.”

Other great entries

Megan Grey 

Cathia Magnenat 



Grand Prize
A two-night stay in a Raffles Hotel Courtyard Suite with breakfast at the Tiffin Room. raffles.com

Runner-up Prizes

  • One runner-up receives a complimentary creative photography session with Littleones Photography and a free desktop photograph from the acrylic range. littleonesphotography.com
  • The other runner-up receives a complimentary creative photography session with Tomato Photo and a photo print from the shoot. tomato.sg 

Category Winner Prizes
English Afternoon Tea for two with a bottle of sparkling Prosecco at FLUTES Restaurant and Bar. flutes.com.sg

Again, thanks to everyone who entered. Be sure to start filing your best photos away for next year’s competition. Thanks, too, to Kate Griffiths of Littleones Photography and Hart Tan of Tomato Photo for their invaluable help in the judging process, and to all our very generous prize givers.