Photojournalism - Amateur

Scarification Jan Grodza
Czech Republic

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Scarification"
Child during scarification ceremony, Betammaribe tribe, Benin



Cry Joydeep Mukherjee
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Cry "
A Kid fall down on road due to rush movement at the time of a Hindu ritual name Dondi



Out in the cold Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Out in the cold"
This picture reflects the situation of many people in Europa. The circumstances that makes the picture strong is that the beggar is "out in the Cold" both literally and as a human being.



My World, My Playland Grace HO
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"My World, My Playland"
Children are playing at open air laundry mart at Agra Yamuna River, one of the most toxic and polluted area in India



Lady Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Honorable Mention

"Lady "
To avoid the cold wave the lady standing behind the Plastic at Gnagasagar Camp in January



Dandi the hindu rituals Sanghamitra Sarkar
India

Honorable Mention

"Dandi the hindu rituals"
A Hindu woman steps over a child in a ritual seeking blessings for the child .Devotees cross over ch



Terminal 4 Anthony Ramirez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Terminal 4"
Taken during the Jan 21, 2017 protest of US President Trump's refugee ban. Traversing the mass of protesters gathered at JFK Airport Terminal 4 that night, I realized that it was the onus of the American people, to come together and lift a lamp beside modern America's golden door and my privilege to capture those moments.



The lost land Arnab Adak
India

Honorable Mention

"The lost land"
A child standing on the trunk of a tree which was once part of a land and now sunk under the rising sea water.



Jesus Revolution Adrian Mirgos
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Jesus Revolution"
Procession. One day before the start of the Woodstock Festival. Poland, 2016.



Scarification2 Jan Grodza
Czech Republic

Honorable Mention

"Scarification2"
Child during scarification, Betammaribe tribe, Benin



Children dock workers Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"Children dock workers"
Many children still have to work long hours in many parts of the world. Here is one such child working unloading the boats on the yangon river in Myanmar.



Manuka Homelessness Brian Rope
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Manuka Homelessness"



The child bride Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"The child bride"
Child marriage is banned in India but it is still practiced in certain rural areas



Bernie was on fire Estevao Lafuente
Portugal

Honorable Mention

"Bernie was on fire"
NYC 2016



untitled 253 elmo tide
USA

Honorable Mention

"untitled 253"



the Devil inside Abhishek Nandy
India

Honorable Mention

"the Devil inside"
Devil inside, the devil inside, Every single one of us, The devil inside



Crowded Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

Honorable Mention

"Crowded"



Pantyushin-Alexandr_End Alexandr Pantyushin
Russia

Nominee

"Pantyushin-Alexandr_End"



Coal loader resting Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Coal loader resting"
Coal field, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India



Handpulled rickshaw Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Handpulled rickshaw"
Handpulled rickshaw, Kolkata, India



Wandering Lenin Anton Mukhametchin
Russia

Nominee

"Wandering Lenin"
Celebration of the Day of the Great October Socialist Revolution by the Communist Party on November



The sinking island Arnab Adak
India

Nominee

"The sinking island"
A man waiting outside his house hit by tidal floods due to rise in sea levels. The Mousuni island of India is sinking and facing fast erosion after being hit by raging tidal floods.



Compassion in the AIDS Ward Bennett Stevens
USA

Nominee

"Compassion in the AIDS Ward"



The Weight of the Wait Bennett Stevens
USA

Nominee

"The Weight of the Wait"
A young girl suffering with AIDS is cared for in a Phnom Penh hospital.



Immigrant: Pit Master Bernadette Pollard
USA

Nominee

"Immigrant: Pit Master"
Frank, 30, BBQ Pit Master in Texas. From Leon, Mexico, in US for 16 yrs. He & his wife have 4 kids.



A Change to Believe In Brittany Comunale
USA

Nominee

"A Change to Believe In"
10,000 people gather in Rhode Island to support Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic Primaries



Wartime Memories Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"Wartime Memories"
75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Celebrations



Cars in the pit Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Nominee

"Cars in the pit"
The repechage phase of a car over in a sinkhole that occurred on the road surface.



Survive Corina Munteanu
Romania

Nominee

"Survive"
Far away from their village Musanga in DR Congo, people found drinking water and carry it home.



People United Francis Minien
USA

Nominee

"People United"
Inauguration Day Washington DC January 20th 2017



Urban Higher Education Gregory Mason
USA

Nominee

"Urban Higher Education"
The Class of '96



Siesta in Havana Howard Ehrlich
USA

Nominee

"Siesta in Havana"
Mid afternoon Siesta



Beggars at the Ganges river, India Howard Ehrlich
USA

Nominee

"Beggars at the Ganges river, India"
sad and haunting



Welcome to New York Jamie Black
USA

Nominee

"Welcome to New York"
Docking at Liberty Island with Lower Manhattan in the distance



Helping Hand Jit Rakshit
India

Nominee

"Helping Hand"
After bridge collapsed ,all rescue team & local people were working hand-in-hand .



Passing Time Kenneth Washington
USA

Nominee

"Passing Time"
Kagamba, Uganda May 2017, This image expresses the daily tension of many Ugandans.



Watery Graves Michael Munchel
USA

Nominee

"Watery Graves"
The year was 1953 and Temple Univ needed a parking lot at the expense of thousands of souls.. At low tide a few tombstones become visible at rivers edge.



Through My Glass Natalie Teitlina
Germany

Nominee

"Through My Glass"
Bonn, Germany



Refugee shopkeeper tom cawthorn
UK

Nominee

"Refugee shopkeeper"
Humans find a way.



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