Children of the World - Professional

Suri Boy Eduard Genserek
Slovak Republic

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Suri Boy"
Suri boy, Omo Valley, Ethiopia



Innocence Ken Opprann
Norway

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Innocence"
On July 4th 1999 some 1,7 million devotees gathered at Ayatollah Khomeinis grave outside Tehran to commemorate the 10th annivesary of his departure.



Young Photographer Smile Michel Mercé
Canada

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Young Photographer Smile"



Playing Chee Keong Lim
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Playing"
children happy playing after school time



Children, Papua New Guinea Philip Lee Harvey
UK

Honorable Mention

"Children, Papua New Guinea"
Children from a remote island on Lake Murray



Waiting for Start Festival, Myanmar Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Waiting for Start Festival, Myanmar"
My hopes are that this amazing nation and especially the energy of its beautiful inhabitants may influence our modern, manipulated lives. With the help of my photo art & books I aim to contribute to i



 Mam Mayan Shepherd, La Ventosa Village, Guatemala Robert Leon
Canada

Honorable Mention

" Mam Mayan Shepherd, La Ventosa Village, Guatemala"
Jose Mendoza, a Mam Mayan from La Ventosa village, Sierra De Los Cuchumatanes, Guatemala



Irish Dancers Dianne Yudelson
USA

Honorable Mention

"Irish Dancers"



Bommenee Tobias Reymond
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Bommenee"



Again Child Labour Ziaul Haque
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Again Child Labour"
A boy was working in a ship repairing company in a awful working condition.



Hard Wind Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Honorable Mention

"Hard Wind"



Defeated Shoji Fujita
Japan

Honorable Mention

"Defeated"
I followed a young Japanese baseball teams for six years. They are one of hundreds of teams who want to be the best and to be one top one day for six years.



When I Grow Up Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Honorable Mention

"When I Grow Up"



Carbon Copy Suzanne Taylor
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Carbon Copy"
Just like carbon paper, identical twins make the perfect black and white copy.



Muddy Football Chee Keong Lim
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Muddy Football"
children playing football at rice field after harvest



Little Amish Girl Chieko Tanemura
USA

Honorable Mention

"Little Amish Girl"



Lonely Gilchrist Yeo
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Lonely"
Lonely



Kids of Katutura Sandra Hoever
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Kids of Katutura"
proud boy stands in front of his friends



Namib 01 beatrice heydiri
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Namib 01"



 m_Moray, Peru Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Honorable Mention

" m_Moray, Peru"
Moray, farming village.



Boys Contest Reece Donihi
USA

Honorable Mention

"Boys Contest"
Boys in a contest



Breakfast Ken Opprann
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Breakfast"
A child in the village of Muang Sing, Laos is content after beeing breast-fed as the mother makes her way to the morning marked.



Happiness Jonathan Banks
UK

Honorable Mention

"Happiness"
This boy was playing and cooling off after a day at school in Rwanda



Border's Lives Pino Galasso
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Border's Lives"
Children of Myanmar villages play in turns with a small tricycle - Myanmar, october 2015



Glances Adolfo Enriquez Calo
Spain

Nominee

"Glances"
The look of wonder of a child the first time you enter the Grand Louvre Museum



Child Plays Among Tables Adrian Streun
Switzerland

Nominee

"Child Plays Among Tables"
A child plays on a terrace of a mountain restaurant that's been covered by fresh snow.



Cuban Girl Looking Out from Behind Bars Alex Pitt
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Girl Looking Out from Behind Bars"
A Cuban girl looks out a barred window into the streets of Havana.



They bear all the pain, child labour in Afghanistan Amador Guallar Perez
Spain

Nominee

"They bear all the pain, child labour in Afghanistan"
A young Afghan boy takes his two brothers to work in a cart, Kabul



The Shot Annette Willis
Australia

Nominee

"The Shot"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Cuban Boys at Play Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Boys at Play"
Photo taken in Santiago de Cuba of three young boys playing with their toy car in the streets.



Indian 1 Asa Deleau Wiklund
Sweden

Nominee

"Indian 1"



Giggles Asa Deleau Wiklund
Sweden

Nominee

"Giggles"
Two giggling brothers during a recent studio shoot



Dates Boys Bahaadeen M. Al Qazwini
Kuwait

Nominee

"Dates Boys"
Ashura 2015, Iraq, Kids give the dates to the people in the way to Kerbala. City of holy Imam Hussai



Flies on the Baby Face Bahaadeen M. Al Qazwini
Kuwait

Nominee

"Flies on the Baby Face"
March, 2016. India, The flies on the face kid when feeding.



Man Child Beate Walden
USA

Nominee

"Man Child"
The grand, old ways of a Northern German estate are challenged by a boy.



Namib 02 beatrice heydiri
Germany

Nominee

"Namib 02"



Kika 1 beatrice heydiri
Germany

Nominee

"Kika 1"



Dispelling the Myth Carol Allen-Storey
UK

Nominee

"Dispelling the Myth"
James is autistic. This is his world. His room is decorated to reflect his passion for trains.



Malnutrition Carolina Paltrinieri
Italy

Nominee

"Malnutrition"
Malnutrition in Ethiopia consequence of famine



Happiness Chee Keong Lim
Malaysia

Nominee

"Happiness"
happiness is hiding under banana leaf when raining



Andre3 with His Daddy Chieko Tanemura
USA

Nominee

"Andre3 with His Daddy"



Harlem Youth Christian Mushenko
Australia

Nominee

"Harlem Youth"
Two girls walking in Harlem



I Can Do It Too Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"I Can Do It Too"



Uh-oh Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Uh-oh"



Windermere Wondering Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee

"Windermere Wondering"



Swing Darren James
Australia

Nominee

"Swing"
Swinging over the lagoon on Abaiang Island, Kiribati.



Determined Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Determined"



Darkness to Light Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee

"Darkness to Light"
WHAT YOU ARE BORN WITH,WHAT YOU MAKE OUT OF LIFE



Child in the Moabi Primary School of Lephalale, South Africa Dorte Grann
Denmark

Nominee

"Child in the Moabi Primary School of Lephalale, South Africa"
A visit to the poor village, where the cow's where walking in the streets. Lephalale,Marken, South Africa



Copycat Eric Loh Yong Kim
Singapore

Nominee

"Copycat"



Kids and Turtal Eric Loh Yong Kim
Singapore

Nominee

"Kids and Turtal"



Secret Garden Erika Masterson
USA

Nominee

"Secret Garden"
Secret Garden



Nice Morning Hartmut Ahlers
Germany

Nominee

"Nice Morning"



Chase Ivan Joshua Loh
Singapore

Nominee

"Chase"



The Golden Hour Glare Jacqueline M. Koh
USA

Nominee

"The Golden Hour Glare"
Standing between me and the hut was a little Maasai girl with a larger-than-life glare.



At Mt. Rushmore JOE PATRONITE
USA

Nominee

"At Mt. Rushmore"
Being youngsters, these two boys are more interested in other sites at Mt. Rushmore National Monumen



Stronger Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee

"Stronger"
This little girl has to fetch water for the family four times a day.



Pastime Juan Carlos .
USA

Nominee

"Pastime"
Children playing cards as a pastime in Grand Goave, Haiti.



Forsaken Lives Julia Cumes
USA

Nominee

"Forsaken Lives"
Two brothers at their family's makeshift home in Syfterbult, South Africa--a desolate squatter camp.



Domestic Duties Julie Wajs
Australia

Nominee

"Domestic Duties"
A child cleans the home in a remote village in Cambodia



A Village Child Julie Wajs
Australia

Nominee

"A Village Child"
A child with a skin condition in a remote village in Cambodia



Avipsa Hamo Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee

"Avipsa Hamo "
Avipsa Hamo age 11. Earthquake survivor. 6 months after the devastating earthquake in Nepal



Dhaka Youth Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee

"Dhaka Youth"
A young man in Dhaka



Catching the Train laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"Catching the Train"
Two year olds



In The Hammock laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"In The Hammock"
Nine years old, the year before double digits.



Watching The Spider laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"Watching The Spider"
A three year old watches a spider spin it's web



Bursting Energy Lisa Tichané
France

Nominee

"Bursting Energy"



What Happiness Looks Like Lisa Tichané
France

Nominee

"What Happiness Looks Like"



Spinner Luigi Grieco
Italy

Nominee

"Spinner"



Follow Thy Master Madhur Shroff
India

Nominee

"Follow Thy Master"



Elementary Dance Michael Philip Manheim
USA

Nominee

"Elementary Dance"



Rio San Isidro Mirko Turatti
Italy

Nominee

"Rio San Isidro"
Babies play in Rio San Isidro BOLIVIA



Four Queens Nicholas Winter
Switzerland

Nominee

"Four Queens"



My Father's Father Nick Ng
Malaysia

Nominee

"My Father's Father"
A young boy sits in front of his grandfather's teashop in Dhaka.



Looking Out Nina Reistad
Spain

Nominee

"Looking Out"



Javeena and Ganesha 1 Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Javeena and Ganesha 1"
Bond between human, animals and their spirit.



Javeena and Ganesha 3 Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Javeena and Ganesha 3"
Bond between human, animals and their spirit.



Grace Patrizia Burra
Italy

Nominee

"Grace"



Eyes Hospital Pierre Delaunay
France

Nominee

"Eyes Hospital"
leica x



The Catch Piers Golden
UK

Nominee

"The Catch"
Boy & fish, Zanzibar, East Africa



Nepalese Children Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"Nepalese Children "
Nepalese village children playing in river



Small Chickens Riccardo Ghilardi
Italy

Nominee

"Small Chickens"
Little child play with small chickens in a small village of area of Gaza in Mozambique.



With Eyes As Adults Riccardo Ghilardi
Italy

Nominee

"With Eyes As Adults"
Portrait of two little brother, taken into a village of Guija district , Area of Gaza, Mozambico.



Cuban Children of The Embargo Robert Leon
Canada

Nominee

"Cuban Children of The Embargo"
Cuban Children of The Embargo, Santiago De Cuba, Cuba



Children of the World Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee

"Children of the World"
Paquetá Island, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Fingers Scott Fowler
New Zealand

Nominee

"Fingers"



What You Looking At Scott Fowler
New Zealand

Nominee

"What You Looking At"



Mum Scott Fowler
New Zealand

Nominee

"Mum"



Boys of Summer Shoji Fujita
Japan

Nominee

"Boys of Summer"
I followed a young Japanese baseball teams for six years. They are one of hundreds of teams who want to be the best and to be one top one day for six years.



Team Shoji Fujita
Japan

Nominee

"Team"
I followed a young Japanese baseball teams for six years. They are one of hundreds of teams who want to be the best and to be one top one day for six years.



Five Boys on the Road to Hawzen Simon Brown
UK

Nominee

"Five Boys on the Road to Hawzen"
Five Boys on the Road to Hawzen, Northern Ethiopia, from "A Journey Around the Simien Mountains"



Girl with Cross on Forehead Simon Brown
UK

Nominee

"Girl with Cross on Forehead"
Girl with Cross on Forehead, Sunday service, Bete Maryam, Lalibela, , from "A Journey Around the Simien Mountains"



Elves Stuart Chape
Western Samoa

Nominee

"Elves"



Look SUBHASISH BANERJEE
India

Nominee

"Look"
One little snake charmer trying to control over a snake.



Girl Milking Cow, Mongolia Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Girl Milking Cow, Mongolia"



Mundari Boy In Cattle Camp Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Mundari Boy In Cattle Camp"
A young Mundari boy holds his precious Ankole-Watusi cow in the middle of the camp.



King of the Hill Theresa Scarbrough
USA

Nominee

"King of the Hill"
King of the Hill



Something Ahead… Maybe Tony Corocher
Italy

Nominee

"Something Ahead… Maybe"
Beauty In Hell Project - Mathare Slum (Nairobi). Notice contrast with "Strong" written on the jacket



Laughing from the Heart Tony Corocher
Italy

Nominee

"Laughing from the Heart"
Inside a Buddhist orphanage for children with mental or physical problems. Hanoi, Vietnam.



Super Hero Torfi Agnarsson
USA

Nominee

"Super Hero"
Little boy hides behind a mask in his home/coffeeshop, Bali, Indonesia



Kids on the Beach Torfi Agnarsson
USA

Nominee

"Kids on the Beach"
Brother and sister wait for the waves to crash on them. Tedalwangi Beach, Indonesia



Boy Running Torfi Agnarsson
USA

Nominee

"Boy Running"
Young boy playing on the beach in Gili Air, Indonesia.



Out of its Waters Ulla Jensen
Denmark

Nominee

"Out of its Waters"
The girl was watching this giant stranded animal in awe, a rare sight in Denmark.



Peru, Moray village Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"Peru, Moray village"
In Peru, in the area between Cuzco and Maras, altitude of about 3.400 meters.



Orphanage Wei Tan
USA

Nominee

"Orphanage"
Children are protected by a gunman at a orphanage in Kutru, India. Conflicts between government troops and Maoist rebels, leading violence and leaving many children without families. August 31,2015



Boy in Cloth Wilco van Dijen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Boy in Cloth"
Uganda 2015



Laundry Boy Wilco van Dijen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Laundry Boy"
Uganda 2015



Porch Pie Willy Wilson
USA

Nominee

"Porch Pie"



Old Delhi Kids Ximena Echague
Belgium

Nominee

"Old Delhi Kids"
Taken in Old Delhi, India. 2016



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