People - Amateur

Hanging Around Alex Shoykhetbrod
Germany

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Hanging Around"



the little fighters Abhijit Dey
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"the little fighters"
co-incidentally the little village playmates are playing fight and same way the two little dogs also in playing mood.



Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Matej Peljhan
Slovenia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus"



Flamenco over tapas Vivek Chandrashekaran
Netherlands

Honorable Mention

"Flamenco over tapas"



Oma: The Man with the Swan Erik Richard Unger
USA

Honorable Mention

"Oma: The Man with the Swan"
A sculptor visiting Madrid, NM poses with his pet swan



BOY-Firenze silvio giuliani
Italy

Honorable Mention

"BOY-Firenze"



Desire Andrei Pfeiffer
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Desire"



Kiss of the century Chong Kok Yew
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Kiss of the century"



DMZ People Andrea Nuvoloni
Italy

Nominee

"DMZ People"
A rainy trip to the DMZ in Vietnam. Walking through the local families shacks.



Global Warming Arvid Fimreite
Norway

Nominee

"Global Warming"
Glacier Nigardsbreen, Norway. A tourist undressed and started posing towards the glacier. I guess there was a message to the earth or rather the people of this earth.



Old wheelbarrow Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee

"Old wheelbarrow"
Tinitequilaq - Inuit children - Greenland 2011



Sydney Lane Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee

"Sydney Lane"
DC Postal Museum



So small Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee

"So small"
Sometimes you can feel so lonely, so small in a big world



Oh I do like to be beside......... Bill Allen
UK

Nominee

"Oh I do like to be beside........."
Oh I do like to be beside......... (you know the song)



Nepal Mother and Daughter Bob Tetro
USA

Nominee

"Nepal Mother and Daughter"



Opposite Attraction brent washa
USA

Nominee

"Opposite Attraction"



Silent Prayer Carolyn Hampton
USA

Nominee

"Silent Prayer"



Lunchtime Christelle Teodoro
France

Nominee

"Lunchtime"
Uruguay, 2011



The Train Christine Wylie
Australia

Nominee

"The Train"



Gioco di bimbo Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Nominee

"Gioco di bimbo"



Growing Up #5 Claudio Allia
Italy

Nominee

"Growing Up #5"
Kid from the Mathare Valley slum (Nairobi).



Four Little Ladies Cole Hallarn
Canada

Nominee

"Four Little Ladies"
Studio work, taken in the spring of 2011.



Afternoon Games Daniel DeFraia
USA

Nominee

"Afternoon Games"



Polka dot & stripes Daniele Pinti
Italy

Nominee

"Polka dot & stripes"
Old man walking through the shades on a bridge, Rome



Hollywood Beach David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"Hollywood Beach"



Nun David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee

"Nun"
From the series Mediterranean Streets, Split, Croatia, 2011



Hometown Parade 2 Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Hometown Parade 2"



Old Couple Douglas Vernimmen
UK

Nominee

"Old Couple"



Modern Romance Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee

"Modern Romance"



Flying Into Oblivion Emo gene
Canada

Nominee

"Flying Into Oblivion"



A life together Federico Giovannini
Italy

Nominee

"A life together"
Old women in the Roman's Ghetto



Have / Have Not Gerald Fleury
USA

Nominee

"Have / Have Not"



Working Man Gigi Embrechts
USA

Nominee

"Working Man"
A Belgian farmer riding the plow behind his horses.



In Awe Gloria Golden
USA

Nominee

"In Awe"
Looking through the display case, which housed the Terra Cotta Warrior, I snapped this photograph . . . trying to capture a special moment. I shot so quickly, not immediately aware of the connection between the boy and the gigantic figure. I realized this was a powerful image, as I observed the boy's emotional reaction in his upward gaze.



Girl from Balkh Gloriann Liu
USA

Nominee

"Girl from Balkh"
Kabul, Afghanistan



Woman with Burka Washington DC Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee

"Woman with Burka Washington DC"
Freedom to practice religion is what we defend



small shop owner Ioannis Gousgounis
Greece

Nominee

"small shop owner"



Man, woman, pigeon... James Watkins
USA

Nominee

"Man, woman, pigeon..."
Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL



A the water tap Jan Malmstrom
Sweden

Nominee

"A the water tap"
A boy is collecting water from a tap inside the Medina, while other kids playing at the square. Essaouria, Morroco.



Sophisticated lady Jean-Philippe POLI
France

Nominee

"Sophisticated lady"
New York City / May 2010



Blessings Jishnu Changkakoti
India

Nominee

"Blessings"
A boy watches and waits for his turn to be blessed by the holy flame. Shot during Durga Puja, New Delhi, Sep 2011



Modernes Antiquariat Jo Goede
Germany

Nominee

"Modernes Antiquariat"



Consoling John McGill
Lebanon

Nominee

"Consoling"
Two mentally retarded adults consoling each other.



Just being Silly John C Saponara Jr
USA

Nominee

"Just being Silly"
Children on the island of Beqa, Fiji



Morning outside Taj Mahal Jorgen Opsann
Norway

Nominee

"Morning outside Taj Mahal"
Taj Mahal,morning,fog,mood,camel,boy



Berlin--Big Brother is watching you Josh Bornstein
USA

Nominee

"Berlin--Big Brother is watching you"
Lith print, made in traditional darkroom. Finished print scanned into digital format



Grandma Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Nominee

"Grandma "
In a Village of West Bengal a Grand Ma is waiting with her Grand Child for other members of Home



Lets Start Kelly Tringas
Australia

Nominee

"Lets Start"
One nipper thinking "Waiting is just not my thing"



Saleswoman Kostas Maros
Switzerland

Nominee

"Saleswoman"
In the streets of New York



Accelerando Lida Chaulet
Netherlands

Nominee

"Accelerando"
Nun with guitar on bike in Lucca, Italy, 2009



Dignity among the baskets Luciano Lupato
Italy

Nominee

"Dignity among the baskets"
During the preparation of the escorts of food in a village of the Guinea Bissau, the eyes of this baby have remembered me, if it were he anchors need of it, than this the life in Africa is suspended to a thread.



Ghostbusters Marjolein Martinot
France

Nominee

"Ghostbusters"



Lunchtime Mark Smart
UK

Nominee

"Lunchtime"
Pushkar, India



At the Stove Marti Belcher
USA

Nominee

"At the Stove"
Goan woman making breakfast for the family



Victoria's Secret? Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Victoria's Secret?"
Has their future already been determined?



Merry Go Round Matej Peljhan
Slovenia

Nominee

"Merry Go Round"



Spit Shine Michael Schmidt
USA

Nominee

"Spit Shine"
While on a recent trip to Avignon, France, I spotted this man who found someone else's old shoes in the street. He sat down and began giving these shoes a classic cleaning with a good old spit shine.



hide and seek Mishu Vass
Romania

Nominee

"hide and seek"



alone in Kyoto Monika Pietsch
Poland

Nominee

"alone in Kyoto"
Kyoto Station



Super Hero Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

Nominee

"Super Hero"
An athlete performs magic tricks with the ball while hanging in the air.



Dancing at the Juke Joint Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Dancing at the Juke Joint"



Wings of fire Omkar Hajirnis
India

Nominee

"Wings of fire"
The photograph is taken in the premises of the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu,Nepal.With the stupa jampacked with people,this young boy was enthralled in his own company.



Breastfeeding my twins Paolo Patruno
Italy

Nominee

"Breastfeeding my twins"
A young women HIV positive breastfeeding her twins



Faith Patricia Cunegundes
Brazil

Nominee

"Faith"



At the platform Patrick Heinscher
Sweden

Nominee

"At the platform"



Babysitter Patrycja Jadach
UK

Nominee

"Babysitter"
Ecuador



Tricycle Rider Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Tricycle Rider"
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt



Running Race Rebekah Lipp
New Zealand

Nominee

"Running Race"
Ready, set, GO! Kids running race on the front lawn.



Likeness Richard Plunk
USA

Nominee

"Likeness"
Paris, France



Santhal Village ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Santhal Village"
West Bengal, India



Nun at the Vatican ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Nun at the Vatican"
Nun visiting the Vatican



Barnard's Express Robson Rogan
Canada

Nominee

"Barnard's Express"
Even the horse drawn "express" requires a little downtime in the heat of a summer's day. Hatcreek Ranch, British Columbia, Canada



Isolation Rodger Overholser
USA

Nominee

"Isolation"
Street Fair, Minneapolis



The Break Ronald van Beek
Netherlands

Nominee

"The Break"
Hazzardhous lunchbreak while labour is going on..



The Wailing Wall Sasson Haviv
USA

Nominee

"The Wailing Wall"
Early morning prayer at the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem.



Child of a Leather Worker Saud Al Faisal
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Child of a Leather Worker"
Leather factories are situated in the middle of Dhaka city, the capital of Bangaldesh. Leather workers are working in a very environmentally hazardous situation. Even their children play in this environment.



dialogue Sebahat Ersoy
Turkey

Nominee

"dialogue"



Woman on a Balcony Sebastian Sifft
Belgium

Nominee

"Woman on a Balcony"



The Three Voyeurs Sergio Muscat
Malta

Nominee

"The Three Voyeurs"
Others do it too, just without a camera.



The Potter Shaikh Jan Mohammad
India

Nominee

"The Potter"
The Potter who can make earthen pots according to your need.



Untitled Sophia Shine
UK

Nominee

"Untitled"



Bologna night and day STEFANO CARLONI
Italy

Nominee

"Bologna night and day"



News at a Cafe Sushrutha Metikurke
New Zealand

Nominee

"News at a Cafe"



Walkin' Tatsuo Suzuki
Japan

Nominee

"Walkin'"



No Nukes Tatsuo Suzuki
Japan

Nominee

"No Nukes"
Protest demonstration against Fukushima nuclear power plant



Contemplation Ted Poweski
USA

Nominee

"Contemplation"



Courtship Terje Abusdal
Norway

Nominee

"Courtship"
Traditional Georgian folk dance in Tbilisi



A Plea for Purging Theodore Van Pelt
USA

Nominee

"A Plea for Purging"
Lead singer for the band Plea for Purging, Chameleon Club Lancaster PA



Barry Tom Szabadi
USA

Nominee

"Barry"
Halloween 2011



Fly Ulrike Lugert
Germany

Nominee

"Fly"
Dancer in Hamburg (habour), 2011



We Can Arrest You! Xichen Li
Singapore

Nominee

"We Can Arrest You!"
We say that the police are detached and uncaring;but they are normal humans just like us,capable of laughter and joy. There is actually a miniature police car behind them. Taken in Sichuan, China.



A Girl 2 Yasuteru Kasano
Japan

Nominee

"A Girl 2"
ZOETROPE -Japan-



Smiling Face Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Smiling Face"



High Note Yossi Manor
USA

Nominee

"High Note"
Concert pianist at play



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