Portrait - Amateur

 Man and His Dog Jan Fiala
Slovak Republic

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

" Man and His Dog"



The Xmas Season Has Just Gotten Too Long Bernard Werner
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"The Xmas Season Has Just Gotten Too Long"



Hijabi Girl Prashanta Hridoy
Bangladesh

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Hijabi Girl "
A Hijabi Girl (Popy) waiting in park for friends. She looks like kind of Snake. Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Sydney, 8 Months Martin Holmes
USA

Honorable Mention

"Sydney, 8 Months"



Fishmonger Jober Costa
Brazil

Honorable Mention

"Fishmonger"
A break from work, a pose for a portrait



Anastasia Alexander Spasibko
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Anastasia"



Portrait of Old Man and a Boy Alexandru Ilea
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Portrait of Old Man and a Boy"
Portrait of an old man and a boy in Chitrakoot, a village from India close to Allahabad



Fearsome Min Tan
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Fearsome"



The Actor Michael Greig
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Actor"



Farmer Jim Marian Rubin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Farmer Jim"



Porter Kip Harris
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Porter"
Young Porter in Binh Tay Market, Saigon



The Explorer Pedro DĂ­az Molins
Spain

Honorable Mention

"The Explorer"



Gaston & Roli Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Gaston & Roli"
Circus Nock, Switzerland, 2015



Yunnan Woman #3 Ron Cooper
USA

Honorable Mention

"Yunnan Woman #3"



Still Reading the Red Book Ron Cooper
USA

Honorable Mention

"Still Reading the Red Book"



The Cotton Spinner Chris Clinton
Canada

Honorable Mention

"The Cotton Spinner"
The spinner lives in the village of Awramba, Ethiopia



Watch Maker Suvankar Sen
India

Honorable Mention

"Watch Maker"
A old man making and repairing watch since 50 years,Kolkata,India



Vigilance Arlene Vidor
USA

Honorable Mention

"Vigilance"



Friends abdulrahman alterkait
Kuwait

Nominee

"Friends"
Close friendship



Cuban Couple Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Couple"
It's difficult to talk about gender equality in Cuba, as politics is a topic many avoid, esp older generations.More women are being educated but traditional roles are often still practiced at home.



Modern Day Silk Road Merchant Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Modern Day Silk Road Merchant"
A craftsman on the Silk Road city of Bukhara.Corrupt monopolies, anti-trade measures & lack of privatization all have greatly affected the bazaars.



Taungba Village, Myanmar Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Taungba Village, Myanmar"
The government has relocated many of the traditional villages here & has also completed a number of restorations that could threaten the standards for authenticity by international conservationists.



Life on the Pipe Line Andrew Davis
Australia

Nominee

"Life on the Pipe Line"
A photo of the boys welding on the longest subsea pipeline in the Southern hemisphere.



Clark Vincent Fox Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Clark Vincent Fox"
New York Pop artist Clark in the gallery, MOCA, George Town, Washington DC, USA



The First Custodians annette ruzicka
Australia

Nominee

"The First Custodians"
Aboriginal Elder Rita Cutter, born under a tree in the western desert explains the use of bark



Ultraviolet Portrait Barry Mills
New Zealand

Nominee

"Ultraviolet Portrait"
The shadows grow deep under the ultraviolet lights at the NP Xmas Festival



Enlightenment Bennett Stevens
USA

Nominee

"Enlightenment"
Young monk inside ancient Buddhist temple in Bagan, Myanmar.



Apache Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"Apache"
An modern Apache in Sedona USA



The Flute Player Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"The Flute Player"
A flute player in Romania



Father & Son Cindy Bosveld
Australia

Nominee

"Father & Son"
A newborn shoot of a friend’s husband & son with his surf board, I love the connect of his face towards my camera.



Armin and his Wippets Dayle Ann Clavin
Austria

Nominee

"Armin and his Wippets"
They are family, Armin and his beautiful wippets



Brave New World Tycoon Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Brave New World Tycoon"
Singapore, 2016



The Magnum Editor Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"The Magnum Editor"
Magnum Workshop, 2016



Mountain Shepherd & His Hut Dr.Samarendranath Mandal
India

Nominee

"Mountain Shepherd & His Hut"
The poor mountain Shepherd of the Himalayas on a foggy day.



Mask Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"Mask"



Augen Erika Tanzer
Austria

Nominee

"Augen"
at the bodypainting-world-festival 2015 in Pörtschach



Thumbs Up in Cuba Flora Zolin
USA

Nominee

"Thumbs Up in Cuba"
Cuba 2015



Miguelito Flora Zolin
USA

Nominee

"Miguelito"
Cuba 2015



Silk Man Francis Francis
USA

Nominee

"Silk Man"
The last of a generation, a silk worker in Chikpet, Old Bangalore



Reclaim Graeme Gordon
Australia

Nominee

"Reclaim"
Inspired by aboriginal land rights



Untitled Gregory Mason
USA

Nominee

"Untitled"



Che Guri Wahl
Norway

Nominee

"Che"
Cuba 2012, Securityguard at a nationally owned property



Between the Words Hans Bauer
Germany

Nominee

"Between the Words"



Evangalist Jay Bransfield
USA

Nominee

"Evangalist"



The Photographer Julie Tribollet
France

Nominee

"The Photographer"
Metro in Paris



Praying Love Karin Furter
Switzerland

Nominee

"Praying Love"



Hanoi Flâneur Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Hanoi Flâneur"
Once Elegant Gentleman



American Shidoshi Larry Colby
USA

Nominee

"American Shidoshi"
Shidoshi at the Renaissance Festival



Look at Me Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Look at Me"
This photo was made shortly before this homeless man passed away.



Self Portrait Marvin Basil
USA

Nominee

"Self Portrait"
Reflecting On The Design



Hope May Sim
Malaysia

Nominee

"Hope"



The Mexicans 2, 2015 Michael Greig
USA

Nominee

"The Mexicans 2, 2015"
Otavalo,Mexico



Lady Nora Hartfelder
Canada

Nominee

"Lady"
Older Lady eating icecream in Havana Cuba.



Juego De La Vida Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Juego De La Vida"
Playing a song for a handful of Pesos at Havana harbour.



Axé 2 Paulo Mittelman
Brazil

Nominee

"Axé 2"
These Bahian women clearly represent the syncretism, common among Brazilians.



Fausto, Truck Driver Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"Fausto, Truck Driver"
This is part of a series of an ongoing series of portraits of Dominicans.



Chess Master PRADEEP RAJA KANNAIAH
Singapore

Nominee

"Chess Master"
CHESS MASTER FOCUSED TO WIN THE GAME



Dying Abbess Bestowing Blessing, Mandalay, Myanmar 2016 Richard Murai
USA

Nominee

"Dying Abbess Bestowing Blessing, Mandalay, Myanmar 2016"
Dying abbess bestowing a blessing, Sagaing nunnery, Mandalay, Myanmar 2016



The Brass Burnisher Roland Weber
Germany

Nominee

"The Brass Burnisher"
Brass Burnisher in his shop. Dirt and chemicals all around.Fez, Morocco, April 2014



Contemplative Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"Contemplative"



The Boatman Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"The Boatman"



The Captain Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"The Captain"



Beam of Light SALVO ALIBRIO
Italy

Nominee

"Beam of Light"
INDIA MATHURA HOLI FESTIVAL



Desolacion Sara Schmidt
Mexico

Nominee

"Desolacion"
San Miguel de Allende



The Tomato Grower 2 Sonal Shah
Kenya

Nominee

"The Tomato Grower 2"



The Harpist Steven Greenbaum
USA

Nominee

"The Harpist"
Greensleeves



Tribes of Africa: Karo Susan Greeff
South Africa

Nominee

"Tribes of Africa: Karo"
A Karo woman, painted and beaded, kneeling in the doorway of her home in the Omo Valley of Ethiopia



Street Performer Terry Strayn
USA

Nominee

"Street Performer"
Santa Monica Street Performer



Farmer Hard theron mays
USA

Nominee

"Farmer Hard"
Cuban Farmer May 2016



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