It also won the Honorary Award in the 34th Black and White Biennial held by the International Federation of Photographic Arts (FIAP) each two years for its member states.
The biennale aims to highlight the beauty of nature as observed by photographers. It appears to showcase a photographer’s eye for detail and the fantastic colours and dazzling moments of nature.
Russia topped the final results of the biennale by winning the World Cup in the Digital Photo with a total of 248 points.
PSO won the gold medal of the competitors with 232 points, ahead of Saudi Arabia which won the silver medal with 221 points, and South Africa which bagged the bronze with 205 points.
PSO also took element in the print category with ten entries below Omani Turtle theme.
The sultanate, represented by PSO, was ranked 11th in the nation level. Photographer Ismail bin Abdullah al Farsi won in the person level.
On the other hand, PSO also received the honorary award in Black and White Biennial.
A ceremony to honour the winning nations will be held on the sidelines of FIAP conference and congress, which will be held from August 11-18.
Information Source: Muscat Daily