Cosme XXX

With highly stylized photos, including one depicting a crucified Christ with sculpted abs, a Cavite-born photographer bagged the top prize in a prestigious Asia Pacific photography competition in 2011.

Niccolo Cosme, beat more than 500 entries from Japan, Korea, Philippines, China, USA and Canada to win the 2011 Asia Pacific District Photographic Competition of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

Cosme sent four entries that were influenced by Christian iconography, two of which garnered the highest scores in the competition — 91 and 90 percent. – GMA 7 News, April 28, 2011