People - Amateur

Accounting Kip Harris
Canada

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Accounting"
Buddhist Temple Record Keeping, Hoi An



Gustine 2015 Christy McDonald
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Gustine 2015"
Princess



Ciao from Berlin Roberto Alessandrini
Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Ciao from Berlin"
Berlin, Germany



Dismay Simon Chien
Taiwan

Honorable Mention

"Dismay"
in mother eyes I saw love dearly



Tokyo Comute Kerry-Anne de Klerk
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Tokyo Comute"
A captured moment on a Japanese Train



New Museum Piece Leonid Goldin
Israel

Honorable Mention

"New Museum Piece"
In the halls of the Museum Night



Monks and Prayers Thomas Kokta
USA

Honorable Mention

"Monks and Prayers"
Bhuddist monks and prayers in Thailand



Take One Yossi Manor
USA

Honorable Mention

"Take One"
A TV Photographer shoots a scene standing on a car top in NYC



Gwen Reflected Lynn Hedges
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Gwen Reflected"



Bengali Family Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bengali Family"
West Bengal, India



All Eyes Jay Bransfield
USA

Honorable Mention

"All Eyes"



Two Bathers tamsin green
UK

Honorable Mention

"Two Bathers"
Astana, Kazakhstan, 2012



Untitled roberto messina
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Untitled"
Shot in Tourin (italy-2015) streets, this instant immediately captured me for the contrast between figures and background wall. camera: hasselblad 500cm Lens: Planar Zeiss cfe 2.8/80mm T* (f11-1/60)



Gustine, 2015 Christy McDonald
USA

Honorable Mention

"Gustine, 2015"



Taxi Lisboa MICHELE RIERI
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Taxi Lisboa"
Lisbon (Portugal) - Near Rossio train station



Upstairs, Downstairs John Eaton
USA

Honorable Mention

"Upstairs, Downstairs"



Parallel Worlds Angela Vicedomini
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Parallel Worlds"



Cormorant Fisherman Shalabh Sharma
USA

Honorable Mention

"Cormorant Fisherman"
Cormorant fisherman, China



Looking Ahead Henri Mattocks
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Looking Ahead"
Start of a new day. Early morning at the city gate in Valletta 2016



Hindu's Funeral Rituals in Varanasi PRADEEP RAJA KANNAIAH
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Hindu's Funeral Rituals in Varanasi"
Hindu's Funeral rituals where people burn their relatives dead body in Varanasi on banks of Ganga



From the Series Uninterrupted Dreams Eli Dijkers
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"From the Series Uninterrupted Dreams"



Snail Gatherer, Tone' Sap Lake, Cambodia 2004 Richard Murai
USA

Honorable Mention

"Snail Gatherer, Tone' Sap Lake, Cambodia 2004"
82 year old woman spends hours gathering snails from lake bed. Lost her entire family during the Pol Pot/Khmer Rouge carnage. All her belongings in the tiny boat behind her; the unseen affects of war.



Tribes of Africa: San Bushmen Susan Greeff
South Africa

Honorable Mention

"Tribes of Africa: San Bushmen"
Beading Women



My Goats abdulrahman alterkait
Kuwait

Nominee

"My Goats"
Traditional women milked goats



Life on Wheels Abhishek Nandy
India

Nominee

"Life on Wheels"
passing through the busy streets of Delhi, found this set up interesting and managed to frame this



Find the Smile Agnese Mosi
Italy

Nominee

"Find the Smile"
VILLAGE IN KARAMOJA VALLEY, UGANDA



Lucia 2 Ake Alm
Germany

Nominee

"Lucia 2"



Lumière Alexandra Lupien
Canada

Nominee

"Lumière"
Nikkormat + TriX 35mm roll film



Story Time Amanda Harner
USA

Nominee

"Story Time"



Cuban Breakdancer Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Breakdancer"
A street artist explains the importance of sharing his self expression in a country where there are still few outlets for this (internet/press restrictions & govt sanctioned art).



The Dance Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"The Dance"
Restrictions on travel are now relaxing and Americans and Cubans mingle at this traditional Cuban dance spot.



Mashhad, Iran Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Mashhad, Iran"
Inside the largest mosque in the world by dimension, the Imam Reza Shrine, in the holy city of Mashhad, Iran. (Cameras not allowed inside, only a cell phone was permitted.)



High Noon Andrea Nuvoloni
Italy

Nominee

"High Noon"
Local men, resting in the midday shadow, turn their heads as a young girl passes by.



Father and Son Andreas Camenisch
Switzerland

Nominee

"Father and Son"
I saw the boy with his father walking on the roof of the Opera in Oslo.



A Furtive Glance Angela Vicedomini
Germany

Nominee

"A Furtive Glance "



Bhil Tribal Girl Chatting Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Bhil Tribal Girl Chatting"
Bhill, Aravali Hills, Rajasthan, India



Yangon River Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Yangon River"
Ferry, Yangon, Myanmar



Together Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Together"
Sitting in front of a brownstone house, Baltimore, Maryland, USA



Waiting Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Waiting"
Mumbai, India



Passing by in Paris Anne Eigen
USA

Nominee

"Passing by in Paris"
Photographed in June, 2015



Boxed Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Boxed"
Phnom Penh, Cambodia



Night Caffe Anton Mukhametchin
Russia

Nominee

"Night Caffe"
The waiter in the empty cafe



Tube Arlene Vidor
USA

Nominee

"Tube"



Faith Arnab Adak
India

Nominee

"Faith"
Indian women with burning clay pots on their head and hands during a ritual



Meeting at the Temple Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"Meeting at the Temple"
Dayan Tower - Xi'an - China



The Loop Barbara Corvino
Italy

Nominee

"The Loop"



Domino Game BD Richardson
USA

Nominee

"Domino Game"



Another Life Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"Another Life"
There are more than 600,000 monks living in Myanmar. This special group has another life.



Another World Bencai Gong
USA

Nominee

"Another World"
taken in Myanmar year 2016



Are We Having Fun Yet? Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Are We Having Fun Yet?"



Building Memory Bernardino Venanzi
Italy

Nominee

"Building Memory"
rwanda memorial genocide 2015



Them and Me Bernhard Schmidt
Germany

Nominee

"Them and Me"
Encounter at the Elbe beach, Hamburg



Reflective Conversation Bob St. Cyr
Canada

Nominee

"Reflective Conversation"
Looking for unique street photo opps



Rabbi Qasrin Synagogue 1019 Bob Neiman
USA

Nominee

"Rabbi Qasrin Synagogue 1019"
This image was taken at the Qasrin Synagogue in Israel



Balance Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"Balance"



Night Dancers Brian Rope
Australia

Nominee

"Night Dancers"
Three performers dance at night



Inverse Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Inverse"



Piano Man Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"Piano Man"
Hommage to all piano men and women.



Train Ride Cavvy Chin
Singapore

Nominee

"Train Ride"
Watching the professionalism and pride of a train operator.



Alone with Thundering Waters Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"Alone with Thundering Waters "
A boy using his mobile to transmit the thundering sounds to his friends



The Barber Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"The Barber"
An old fashioned Barber Shop in one of the villages in Malta



Maritime Museum Chris Stimson
Australia

Nominee

"Maritime Museum"
Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia



Hot Christophe Vaille
France

Nominee

"Hot"



YMCA Christophe Vaille
France

Nominee

"YMCA"
Cool attitude on Ferry's deck chair



Pride and Poverty Christopher Tang
Singapore

Nominee

"Pride and Poverty"
Poverty in Singapore is a strange thing. While rare, it can be seen in our Central Business District



Love Me Please Christopher Tang
Singapore

Nominee

"Love Me Please"
Ah, the decisive moment. Not just for increased dynamism and drama. But for comedy as well!



Gather to Keep Warm Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Gather to Keep Warm"
Early in the Morning in the Ancient Mud Village in Kunming where timber workers gather together before the start of the day in the factory.



Going Farming Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Going Farming"
At the Rock Village in Kunming when a Lady walking to the field and the scene has captured my eyes before camera.



Chicago Claude Valon
Germany

Nominee

"Chicago"
The bean, reflection of the skyline



Italian Chat Colleen Sternberger
USA

Nominee

"Italian Chat"
Italian Buttero chatting with friends



Peeling Pomelos Daniel Castilloux
Ireland

Nominee

"Peeling Pomelos"
Yangshuo, China



Racing Thoughts David Ortega
USA

Nominee

"Racing Thoughts"
i love this city



Natural Toilets Daz Wang
Taiwan

Nominee

"Natural Toilets"
In the Republic of Kiribati, people used the toilet in the sea, their life complete and perfect combination of ocean.



Venetian Lady in White DeAnne Warner
USA

Nominee

"Venetian Lady in White"
Carnevale di Venezia. A fleeting quiet moment of ethereal beauty. Feb 2015, Venice, Italy.



Coldplay Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Coldplay"
Orlando, 2016



Around the Nature Dmitryi Chelyapin
Russia

Nominee

"Around the Nature"



A Morning in Giza, Egypt Dominique BONNET
France

Nominee

"A Morning in Giza, Egypt"
Giza, Egypt. Silver film photograph on an early morning



Prayer Wheels Dr.Samarendranath Mandal
India

Nominee

"Prayer Wheels "
The Buddhist Monk at Himalayan Monastery after the prayer is over.



The Cowboy Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"The Cowboy"



Shadows and Reflections Stacked Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"Shadows and Reflections Stacked"
CONNECTIONS OF ELEMENTS OF THE IMAGE



W Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"W"



Woman and Goats Evaggelos Kousioras
Greece

Nominee

"Woman and Goats"
Sarantaporo village, Thessaly region, Greece. A woman is milking her goats.



The Power of Now Gertjan van Geerenstein
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Power of Now"
In the slums of Mumbai, this woman was sitting still for at least half an hour



Argentine Tango Gloria Golden
USA

Nominee

"Argentine Tango"
Moving to tango rhythms with undeniable passion



Scare Bear Graeme Heckels
Thailand

Nominee

"Scare Bear"
Resident of Alfama in Lisbon finds some unusual laundry airing outside of her home



Buddhist Monk in the Rock Church Gregoris Mentzas
Greece

Nominee

"Buddhist Monk in the Rock Church"
A buddhist monk in the rock church in Helsinki.



Brick Farm Guido Sperzaga
United Arab Emirates

Nominee

"Brick Farm"
Workers are loading truck with brick right next to the brick farm



Walk Like A Lady Henri Mattocks
Malta

Nominee

"Walk Like A Lady"
A child's first steps to freedom, clinging onto her mother's skirt. Valletta 2016



Encouragement Henri Mattocks
Malta

Nominee

"Encouragement"
Kid encouraging or consoling his dad on his way to join the village band? Valletta 2016



Biking Jan Malmstrom
Sweden

Nominee

"Biking"
A couple biking in the narrow streets in Cambridge, UK.



Who Needs It More? Jason Lee Potter
Canada

Nominee

"Who Needs It More?"
A homeless young man begs for change beside a parking meter.



Wise Words Jason Lee Potter
Canada

Nominee

"Wise Words"
A passer by wears a shirt with a slogan that rings true



Ogling Jim Lustenader
USA

Nominee

"Ogling"
A cyclist admires a blonde and her lover in Paris, while the street markings evoke rapid heartbeats.



Courage Josephine Roberte
Australia

Nominee

"Courage"
Mardi Gras in Sydney



In Retrospect Joshua Hakin
Canada

Nominee

"In Retrospect "



Fashionista Hitching a Ride karen michaels
USA

Nominee

"Fashionista Hitching a Ride"
Because she must attend to more important matters.



The Pleasure of the Game Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Pleasure of the Game"



Snow Cleaner Kazik Salwa
USA

Nominee

"Snow Cleaner"
Central Park, New York after snow storm



Walk in Line Keng How Kan
Malaysia

Nominee

"Walk in Line"



Tag Kent Burkhardsmeier
USA

Nominee

"Tag"
Del Mar's Jr Lifeguard Camp - Tag



Dancin' Keran Woods
Australia

Nominee

"Dancin'"
A regular at this bar. He felt at home and so danced in the doorway before being asked to leave.



Ear Wax Removal Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Ear Wax Removal"
Street Barber, Hanoi



Hoi An Strutter Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Hoi An Strutter"
Young Boys on Shopping Street, Hoi An



Morning Ritual Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Morning Ritual"
Floating Market, Can Tho



Perfection Kit Snider
USA

Nominee

"Perfection"



Team? Work! Klaus Tesching
Germany

Nominee

"Team? Work!"



Piccadilly Circus Klaus-Juergen Roericht
Switzerland

Nominee

"Piccadilly Circus"



The Watchman Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"The Watchman"
A man in his shift, at Tate modern in London



NYC Kristen Victoria Harner
USA

Nominee

"NYC"



I'm Not Alone Kwa Weiling
Malaysia

Nominee

"I'm Not Alone"



Rooftops of Dubrovnki Larry Colby
USA

Nominee

"Rooftops of Dubrovnki"
Rooftops of Dubrovnik



Broadway 168th Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Broadway 168th"



Bubbles and Birds Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Bubbles and Birds"



Next Stop... Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Next Stop..."



Graphic City Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee

"Graphic City"



Jitterbugs Liza Hennessey Botkin
USA

Nominee

"Jitterbugs"



Champagne and Polo Lorraine Poole
UK

Nominee

"Champagne and Polo"
Sipping champagne and watching the British Beach Polo. I loved the juxtaposition of the couple.



Pride Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"Pride"



A Dying Art Lynn Hedges
New Zealand

Nominee

"A Dying Art"



Tram Travellers Lynn Hedges
New Zealand

Nominee

"Tram Travellers"



Existence of Faith Manash Ray
India

Nominee

"Existence of Faith"
A ritual that lives its root deep down the existence of a community, manifests in this man's get up as he observes Gajon, the famous Hindu festival, offering prayers to Lord Shiva.



Braille Reader marianna armata
Canada

Nominee

"Braille Reader"



Despair Mark Chen
USA

Nominee

"Despair"
A woman, alone in a dark cedar room with only enough light to illuminate her emotion and despair.



Ranch Hands Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Ranch Hands"



You Ain't Goin Anywhere Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"You Ain't Goin Anywhere"



Stay or Go? Marti Belcher
USA

Nominee

"Stay or Go?"
A teenager's mixed emotions about staying inn a small world?



Queue Martina Platte
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Queue"



Hot-shoeing Mary Aiu
USA

Nominee

"Hot-shoeing"
The moment hot iron meets the hoof wall. A farrier hot-shoeing a draft horse.



Two Ladies on the Bus Mayda Rumberg
USA

Nominee

"Two Ladies on the Bus"



Dancer Peeking Michael Gora
USA

Nominee

"Dancer Peeking"
The lead dancer keeps an eye on her troop.



Pigeon Football Michael J Locke
UK

Nominee

"Pigeon Football"



Zoom Required Michael J Locke
UK

Nominee

"Zoom Required"



People in the Station Ming Lung Cheng
Taiwan

Nominee

"People in the Station "
In Taipei station, people are like chessman and are going to their way.



Sound of Wheels Nikolai Endegor
France

Nominee

"Sound of Wheels"



Taxi Nora Hartfelder
Canada

Nominee

"Taxi"
Community taxi in Havana Cuba



Lunch Line Norman Robbins
USA

Nominee

"Lunch Line"
Lunch line at Art Miami



Legs Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Legs"
Circus Nock, Switzerland, 2014



The Clowns Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Clowns"
Circus Conelli, Switzerland, 2010



Close to the Gate Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"Close to the Gate"
At the airport, checking for departures.



Ballet Class Penelope Clute
USA

Nominee

"Ballet Class"
Pro Danza Ballet School, Havana, Cuba



Domino Players Penelope Clute
USA

Nominee

"Domino Players"
on the street in Trinidad, Cuba



On the Roof Top Peter Stadler
Austria

Nominee

"On the Roof Top"
Brooklyn New York 2015



Kunstudstilling Poul Helt
Denmark

Nominee

"Kunstudstilling"



Silent Street Prashanta Hridoy
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Silent Street "
A homeles people are sleeping in them under the open sky after working. Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Devotee Rachel Choong M H
Malaysia

Nominee

"Devotee"
A devotee carries an Agni Chatti (fire pot) for the Goddess. He has his cheeks pierced with a spear as he attends a street procession during Thaipusam.



Girl on Path Richard Greene
USA

Nominee

"Girl on Path"
16"x20" Archival Print 100% Cotton Rag



De Kingdom Roberto De Mitri
Italy

Nominee

"De Kingdom"
Hasselblad 501CM, black and white negative film, medium format, digital double exposure.



Numbers roberto messina
Italy

Nominee

"Numbers"
I shoot before the dark in Tourin (italy_2014) trying to find a connection between men and numbers. The suggestive background help me to do that. it was shot on film with my old hasselblad 500cm.



Open Shop Roberto Alessandrini
Italy

Nominee

"Open Shop"
India, an open barber shop



Precision Romain Nero
Luxembourg

Nominee

"Precision"



End of the Day Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"End of the Day"



Hands at Work Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"Hands at Work"
Folding paper ornaments in Shanghai, Cgina



Celebrate the Monkey Sandra Jasmin Nieuwenhuijsen
Canada

Nominee

"Celebrate the Monkey"
Lopburi, Thailand 2015;



Lazy Hazy Sunday Sandrina Huish
New Zealand

Nominee

"Lazy Hazy Sunday"



The Workers Sarah Caldwell
New Zealand

Nominee

"The Workers"



Riding The MRT Sarah Caldwell
New Zealand

Nominee

"Riding The MRT"



The Fisherman Saud Al Faisal
Bangladesh

Nominee

"The Fisherman "
A fisherman is working in the beach with dried fishes



Anguish Scott Pierson
USA

Nominee

"Anguish"
Very Emotive shot capture at pogo's in the Abandoned house that is there.



Twain Sergey Grachev
Russia

Nominee

"Twain"



Mysterious Monk 2 Sergey Majorov
Russia

Nominee

"Mysterious Monk 2"
Mysterious monk 2



Monk with Scriptures Shankar Subramanian
India

Nominee

"Monk with Scriptures"
Monk reading scriptures in a remote village in Northern India



The Look Shankar Subramanian
India

Nominee

"The Look"
Naga Tribals got distracted by a loud call while they were in a discussion , India



Different Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Different"



Charak Devotee SHM Mushfiqul Alam Alam
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Charak Devotee"
A charak devotee is performing in front of the audience in sylhet, Bangladesh.



School's Out Sonal Shah
Kenya

Nominee

"School's Out"



The Puzzle Soren Harbel
Spain

Nominee

"The Puzzle"
The Puzzle - vera fotografia



Hidden Identities Sri Harsha Meghadri
Sweden

Nominee

"Hidden Identities"
Who are we, Does our faces tell it all? or are we a mirage on this continuum of time. Who are we?



Familia Stanley Padilla
USA

Nominee

"Familia"



Cowboys Roping Stephen Weaver
USA

Nominee

"Cowboys Roping"
Three cowboys roping a calf for branding at the Chico Basin Ranch



Slow Day on the Grand Canal Steve Burkett
USA

Nominee

"Slow Day on the Grand Canal"
Grand Canal, Venice, Italy



I Am Redeemed Susan Perry
USA

Nominee

"I Am Redeemed"



People Walking #3380 Susan Bowen
USA

Nominee

"People Walking #3380"
Times Square, NYC



No Title Susanne Baumgartner
Switzerland

Nominee

"No Title"



Family Sushrutha Metikurke
New Zealand

Nominee

"Family"
My sister and her husband at our family home in India



Workers Suvankar Sen
India

Nominee

"Workers"
People working here on daily wage has to carry heavy load on their head or back in Bengal,Kolkata



A Woman Suvankar Sen
India

Nominee

"A Woman"
In a rainy season's a women crossing rail line,Narayanganj,Bangladesh



Rainy Day In Hanoi swee choo oh
USA

Nominee

"Rainy Day In Hanoi"
Using the roof to frame the scene. Rainy days provide reflective textures on the temple grounds.



Chicago Street Scene Terry Strayn
USA

Nominee

"Chicago Street Scene"
Morning Chicago commute in front of the Chicago theatre.



Land David Thomas Schell
Ukraine

Nominee

"Land David"



Eyes of Santa Nonia Tom Bell
USA

Nominee

"Eyes of Santa Nonia"
Holy Week procession participants head to the Church of Santa Nonia in León, Spain



Lyon Nigthlife Tudor ApMadoc
USA

Nominee

"Lyon Nigthlife"



Seamstress Viveca Venegas
Puerto Rico

Nominee

"Seamstress"
Red Tzao Women



Fifth Avenue Encounter Wayne Thornbrough
USA

Nominee

"Fifth Avenue Encounter"
Shot in New York on Fifth Avenue. Captured the contrast between backpackers and a fashion model pass



The Princess Wong Kum Loon
Malaysia

Nominee

"The Princess"
This photo taken at bali, indonesia



Swimming Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"Swimming"
Ibiza



Young Couple Kissing at Spanish Steps Xuesong Liao
China (PRC)

Nominee

"Young Couple Kissing at Spanish Steps"
Young couple kissing at Spanish steps, Roma.



Form Yonghui Chen
USA

Nominee

"Form "
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Christmas 2014



Hide and Seek Łukasz Wypiór
Poland

Nominee

"Hide and Seek"
Two young soldiers at the last day of their 2 years military service where photography is forbiden.



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