People - Amateur

Carefree childhood Joanna Borowiec
Poland

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Carefree childhood"
Gi crew



Lost In Time Jessica Nolte
Brazil

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Lost In Time"
Stretched over the 200 kilometers of the Bandiagara Cliffs in southern Mali, you will find hundreds of houses embedded into the mountains. That is where the Dogon people have been living for over a th



Perception Dianne Yudelson
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Perception"



Cherubim Giorgio Bianchi
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Cherubim"
Young monks praying at Shwedagon Paya



jesus David Saxe
USA

Honorable Mention

"jesus"



Dreams of reason Zanzib
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Dreams of reason"
from the series "Madhouse"



Ray Kim Tan
UK

Honorable Mention

"Ray"
I met Ray in his 80s at a community centre, and was amazed when he showed me two photos of himself, aged 9 and 21. It reminded of how time flies by.



Tire Dancer Kip Harris
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Tire Dancer"



My friend Charlie Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"My friend Charlie"
Indigenous people of the North



My first throw Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"My first throw"
Indigenous people of the North 2



Bird of happiness Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"Bird of happiness"
Indigenous people of the North 4



Fillipok Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"Fillipok"
Indigenous people of the North 3



Children's conversation Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"Children's conversation"
Indigenous people of the North 5



Make-up Alessandro Pardi
Italy

Nominee

"Make-up"
Celle Ligure, Italy, summer 2012



Waiting Alessio Pavese
Italy

Nominee

"Waiting"



The parallels Alex Izvekov
Russia

Nominee

"The parallels"
Parallel. South Korea, Busan. Reflections about two different parallel dimentions where the nation lives at the same time



little Anya Alex Izvekov
Russia

Nominee

"little Anya"
Little Anne.Young Anya conveys her concerns and requests to God after the morning service in the church.



Siberian fisherman Alexander Kamakaev
Russia

Nominee

"Siberian fisherman"



Kids Alfio Alberto Castro
Italy

Nominee

"Kids"
Nepal 2012



Game of Life Angad Singh Sekhon
India

Nominee

"Game of Life"
Four elderly men in a game of



Innocence Angéla Vicedomini
Germany

Nominee

"Innocence"



Heavens Touch Angéla Vicedomini
Germany

Nominee

"Heavens Touch"



hairstyle Anthony Pappone
Italy

Nominee

"hairstyle"
boy of the tribe Dasanech with the classic hairstyle with the hair gathered and ostrich feathers



Game-on Arno Enzerink
Finland

Nominee

"Game-on"
Locals playing a game on an island in the Philippines



Emotions Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee

"Emotions"



evolution or involution Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee

"evolution or involution"



Hanging by the Stairs Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Hanging by the Stairs"
Hanging out often seems like the national past-time in Havana Cuba. Active apartment building staircase.



Waiting to be Blessed Bjoern Obst
Canada

Nominee

"Waiting to be Blessed"
In Ethiopia people gather around a priest in hopes of being blessed.



Observer Boris Voglar
Slovenia

Nominee

"Observer"
The Watcher of Fairy Tale Hour at Days of Poetry and Wine Festival in Ptuj, Slovenia - 2011



communal pool brent washa
USA

Nominee

"communal pool"



Gunslinger Brian T. Adams
USA

Nominee

"Gunslinger"
An actor in Tombstone, Arizona shows the audience how the West was won.



My friend Carla Vermeend
Netherlands

Nominee

"My friend"



Faith Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Faith"



The Portraitist Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"The Portraitist"
Viana do Castelo, Portugal



Vedic Chanters Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee

"Vedic Chanters"
Young students learning ancient vedic chants in Kerala



Prayers Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee

"Prayers"
Gujurati Sufis praying



The Sketchist Christian Vinroth Engfors
Sweden

Nominee

"The Sketchist"
This is a portrait of a great painter and sketchist. By the time I took the portrait he had done over 800 diferent monsters in one book. By the time Im wrigting this he is up to over 1200 monsters!



Respite Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee

"Respite"
Dubai, UAE



Kids of Tibet Christophe Vaille
France

Nominee

"Kids of Tibet"
Kids of Tibet



Thirsty Daniel Groneberg
Australia

Nominee

"Thirsty"
Part of a series of images taken while in Nepal December 2012 focusing on the children of Kathmandu and the Annapurna Ranges.



Old School Officer danielle moir
USA

Nominee

"Old School Officer"
Wall Street One Year Anniversary Protest



Venetians Darren Agius
Malta

Nominee

"Venetians"
After some 'stalking', managed to get a shot of an elderly Venetian couple with the same pace near a Ponte Rialto sign



men David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"men"
Gay Pride, Lake Worth, FL



Old Lady Drinking Beer David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"Old Lady Drinking Beer"
An old lady drinks beer in a bar



Lovers David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"Lovers"



Man with Trumpet David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"Man with Trumpet"
Musician at street festival, Miami



Enthralled Audience David Martin
USA

Nominee

"Enthralled Audience"
Neighborhood club, Afro-Cuban dance performance.



ANNUAL JOURNEY TO PUSHKAR Deba Prasad Roy
India

Nominee

"ANNUAL JOURNEY TO PUSHKAR"
THIS IS PHOTOGRAPHED IN PUSHKAR, IN THE STATE OF RAJASTHAN, INDIA. DURING PUSHKAR CAMEL FESTIVAL, THE CAMEL OWNERS OF RAJASTHAN AND ADJOINING STATES OF INDIA COMES HERE FOR CAMEL TRADING, SOMEONE SELL



FIRE EATER Deba Prasad Roy
India

Nominee

"FIRE EATER"
THIS IS PHOTOGRAPHED IN KISAMA VILLAGE IN KOHIMA, IN THE STATE OF NAGALAND, INDIA, DURING "HORNBILL FESTIVAL".THE PERFORMER IS A MEMBER OF "MON" TRIBES AMONG THE 16 MAJOR TRIBAL POPULATION OF NAGA



LOADING WAGONS Deba Prasad Roy
India

Nominee

"LOADING WAGONS"
THIS IS PHOTOGRAPHED IN MALPAHARI, IN THE STATE OF JHARKHAND, INDIA.THE WORKERS POURING STONE CHIPS INTO BUCKETS, SOME OTHERS ARE CARRYING IT TO THE WAGONS TO BE LOADED AND A SINGLE WORKER IS PLACING



Wayang Maker Dewi Puspasari
Indonesia

Nominee

"Wayang Maker"



Gossip Girls Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Gossip Girls"



Coop Donna Rosser
USA

Nominee

"Coop"
A woman looks over her chickens.



addiction Doroth�e Rapp
Germany

Nominee

"addiction"



Taken for granted duncan cunningham
Australia

Nominee

"Taken for granted"
Take her to the pictures!



The Bow 5 Dustin Thomas
Canada

Nominee

"The Bow 5"
The workers joking around doing what they want.



The Bow 6 Dustin Thomas
Canada

Nominee

"The Bow 6"
I like this one since the workers feel very natural



no exit Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee

"no exit"



Spare Change Please Edwin Soriano
USA

Nominee

"Spare Change Please"
These siblings are ready to entertain anyone for a dollar.



Elevated Thoughts ELIZABETH KODELA
Australia

Nominee

"Elevated Thoughts"



Mending Nets ELIZABETH KODELA
Australia

Nominee

"Mending Nets"



Grandparents Elohim Pedraja
Venezuela

Nominee

"Grandparents"



Window dressing Ezra Safra
Brazil

Nominee

"Window dressing"



At the hairdresser Federico Giovannini
Italy

Nominee

"At the hairdresser"
San Francisco



Mexican Musician Francisco Alcala
USA

Nominee

"Mexican Musician"
Mexican Musician at the Plaza waiting to be hired



Summer for Everyone Francisco Alcala
USA

Nominee

"Summer for Everyone"
Enjoying the park during summer in Spain



Friends Francisco Alcala
USA

Nominee

"Friends"
A group of friends in a street in India



Woodboard Nap Francisco Alcala
USA

Nominee

"Woodboard Nap"
Next to the Ganges river in Varanasi India this man was enjoying a nap last October, 2012.



Life at Polovraci Monastery I Gabriel Stanciu
Romania

Nominee

"Life at Polovraci Monastery I"
part of a series



Waiting outside the SAM Ghassan El-Moussa
USA

Nominee

"Waiting outside the SAM "
Pic as So



runner Giancarlo Andreotti
Italy

Nominee

"runner"
A man runs along the river in Berlin



Travelling the Lines Guido Brandt
Australia

Nominee

"Travelling the Lines"
The Santiago Calatrava designed high-speed train station in Liege-Guillemins



Baby Ignacio Romero Naves
Spain

Nominee

"Baby"
Kathmandu, Nepal.



Rainy days Ionut Cirja
Romania

Nominee

"Rainy days"
October 2012, Iasi, Romania



Behind Faith Jessica Nolte
Brazil

Nominee

"Behind Faith"
A group of boys sitting on the dirt of the street, each with a little wooden board in hand chanting the words of the Koran that is a very common sight all over the country of Mali, in West Africa. Th



The Kazakh Hunter Jessica Nolte
Brazil

Nominee

"The Kazakh Hunter"
Fleeing tribal warfare in the late 1600s, a small group of Kazakhs settled in the isolated province of Bayaan Olgii, nestled in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia. Until this day they have kept their lan



Endless wait jiang li an
Taiwan

Nominee

"Endless wait"
Endless wait



My School Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Nominee

"My School "
A Little Girl Got Punishment from Class of a Village School



American Girl JP Terlizzi
USA

Nominee

"American Girl"



Sisters Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee

"Sisters"
Sisters in their backyard, showing off their long hair.



Summertime Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee

"Summertime"
Young boys at their local pool.



Camel Rider Karin Charteris
New Zealand

Nominee

"Camel Rider"
Camel Rider - Syria.



Three Shy Musicians Kenneth Borg
Malta

Nominee

"Three Shy Musicians"



Bag Kevin Ng
Canada

Nominee

"Bag"
Taken in NYC, USA



Contol and Indulgence Kevin Ng
Canada

Nominee

"Contol and Indulgence"
Taken in Toronto, Canada



Immortalized Kevin Ng
Canada

Nominee

"Immortalized"
Taken in Italy



Cowboy Rainbow Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
USA

Nominee

"Cowboy Rainbow"



Spirit Dancer Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
USA

Nominee

"Spirit Dancer"



Jokia Kristine Hellevik
Norway

Nominee

"Jokia"
Jokia, blind and known for being one of the most gentle elephants in the herd. Elephant Nature Park, Thailand.



Herbst Kurt Steinle
Belgium

Nominee

"Herbst"
Paris im Herbst



Cuban Cool Laurie McCormick
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Cool"
Cuban Cool



origin of paranoia Lee Grossman
USA

Nominee

"origin of paranoia"



Inemuri - Japanese siesta Lev Tsimring
USA

Nominee

"Inemuri - Japanese siesta"



Anticipation Lexi Traylor
USA

Nominee

"Anticipation"



benares cleansing Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"benares cleansing"



Homeless Louise Salmond Smith
UK

Nominee

"Homeless"



a relax moment Luciano Lavadini
Italy

Nominee

"a relax moment"



the mirror Luciano Lavadini
Italy

Nominee

"the mirror"



Ipanema Marcos Semola
Brazil

Nominee

"Ipanema"
Ipanema beach and a traditional landscape in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Papua Warriors Mark Bochsler
Canada

Nominee

"Papua Warriors"
Cigarettes and Christianity are the only evidence of western culture in this traditional Yali village in central West Papua, Indonesia. Elders pose after performing a dance.



Stocking Ship Mark Bochsler
Canada

Nominee

"Stocking Ship"
Early morning on the docks of Bai Tu Long harbour, northern Vietnam. A single gang plank serviced many ships. An overcast dreary day provided great light.



Mekong Rice Porter Mark Bochsler
Canada

Nominee

"Mekong Rice Porter"
Can Tho, Vietnam (Mekong Delta). The decision to shoot from below against the sun was a good one. However, I was covered in rice by the end of it.



Torah Scrolls Mark Bernhardt
USA

Nominee

"Torah Scrolls"
The long-standing Jewish tradition of hand-scribing Torah scrolls is brought to fruition under the watchful supervision of the rabbi and a very curious child. This project typically takes one year.



Infidel Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Infidel"
In the Souk, Jerusalem



Waiting... Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Waiting..."
at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem



Lovers Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee

"Lovers"
Andy Warhol's Lovers by Richard Avedon at SFMOMA



Childhood Maryna Dubavets
Belarus

Nominee

"Childhood"
There are some moments in my life when I wish to stop, look back and fix them forever, but time is running forward and nothing will be back again. So passed the childhood. Minsk, 2012



Hope of Fukushima earthquake Masahiro Narita
Japan

Nominee

"Hope of Fukushima earthquake"
Children smile is hope.



blackandwhite Massimo Gagliani
Italy

Nominee

"blackandwhite"
One sunnyday at the Hookipa Beach, Maui, Hawaii



HCB Matej Peljhan
Slovenia

Nominee

"HCB"



The Throne Megan Douglas
USA

Nominee

"The Throne"



White Carpet Michael Radin
USA

Nominee

"White Carpet"
La Defense, Paris, France



Boys with Goat Michele Taras
Canada

Nominee

"Boys with Goat"
Photograph of boys in Haiti with their goat.



Grampa's Contraption Nabarun Bhattacharya
India

Nominee

"Grampa's Contraption"
Photo taken at Rumtek Monastery at Sikkim in India. People in the background are seen waiting for the Guru Rinpoche, while the children keep themselves busy with grandpa's wheelchair



Bamboo scaffolder Nelson Cheang
Macao

Nominee

"Bamboo scaffolder"



Sisters Nicola Roberto
Italy

Nominee

"Sisters"



Walk Nikolay Smolyak
Russia

Nominee

"Walk"



Dance for the Devil Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Dance for the Devil"
Day of the Dead Festivities, Mexico



Wedding Couple Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Wedding Couple"
Day of the Dead Festivities, Mexico



The Girl and the Skeleton Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Girl and the Skeleton"
Day of the Dead Festivities, Mexico



Got the Shot Ora Walker
Canada

Nominee

"Got the Shot"
When my husband "gets the shot" he does the happy dance.



Prayer Wheel Pamela Schwarz
USA

Nominee

"Prayer Wheel"
Nepal 2010



Domestic Goddess Paul Melhado
USA

Nominee

"Domestic Goddess"



Sitting with Faulkner and Fitzgerald Paul Ponticell
USA

Nominee

"Sitting with Faulkner and Fitzgerald"



Day of joy Paulo Monteiro
Portugal

Nominee

"Day of joy"
Holy Spirit festivity, island of San Miguel, Azores, 2012.



Between Nuns Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"Between Nuns"
At the Zocalo -main Plaza- in Meixco City, MExico; a biker pass among nuns waiting for the traffic light.



The japanese wisdom philippe bouthiere
Spain

Nominee

"The japanese wisdom"
Tokyo-october2012. In the train to Narita airport, I play with my phone, i sleep, i read. The japanese train's version of i can't talk, i can't speak, i can't hear



Path Porus Khareghat
India

Nominee

"Path"
Buddhist monks in india



Contemplating Hanalei Robert Ferd Frank
USA

Nominee

"Contemplating Hanalei"
2012



Hood Ornament Robert Ferd Frank
USA

Nominee

"Hood Ornament"
2010



Masking Fear Robert J. Martin
USA

Nominee

"Masking Fear"
Overcoming her fear of heights, a woman crawls out onto the see-through sky deck of Chicago's Willis Tower, flashing a peace sign with one hand, while clinging to the plexiglass with the other



Boy catnapping at a Sufi prayer meeting ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Boy catnapping at a Sufi prayer meeting"
Nizamudin Shrine, New Delhi, India



The pilgrim on a train ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"The pilgrim on a train"
Habra, West Bengal, India



Pilgrims arrive at the temple ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Pilgrims arrive at the temple"
Tarakeshwar Temple, West Bengal, India



And silently he followed ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"And silently he followed"
Bolpur, West Bengal, India



Urban rural conflict ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Urban rural conflict"
Uttar Pradesh, India



Santal Groom about to meet his bride ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Santal Groom about to meet his bride"
Santal village, Bolpur, West Bengal, India



Western Sadhus among Nagas ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Western Sadhus among Nagas "
Kumbh Mela, Allahbad, India



Jodeling_Competition Rudi Neumaier
Switzerland

Nominee

"Jodeling_Competition"
... in Switzerland, of course



Untitled (From 7,000,000,000:1) Sergio Muscat
Malta

Nominee

"Untitled (From 7,000,000,000:1)"
This image is part of 7,000,000,000:1, an ongoing project observing society within the context of the increased individual isolation within an ever more connected world.



Untitled (From 7,000,000,000:1) Sergio Muscat
Malta

Nominee

"Untitled (From 7,000,000,000:1)"
This image is part of 7,000,000,000:1, an ongoing project observing society within the context of the increased individual isolation within an ever more connected world.



Morning tea Shabnam Sirur
India

Nominee

"Morning tea"
A walk around the market in small town India and you will never be disappointed with a cup of fresh tea and news to match.



Into the Light Shari Bradbury
USA

Nominee

"Into the Light"



Market day in Morocco Shelley Milbank
Australia

Nominee

"Market day in Morocco"
Taken from the back of the bus as we passed through a small town between Fez and Marrakesh. End of the local market day and the women are being driven home and the boys on their bikes are showing off for the tourists.



An Aspiring Gymnast Sheng Xiong Dong
Singapore

Nominee

"An Aspiring Gymnast"
A little girl attempting a jump. And she was really happy with herself after she landed.



Will's Girl Sita Mae
USA

Nominee

"Will's Girl"



Berlin 32 soren harbel
Canada

Nominee

"Berlin 32"
Berlin Museum



Farewell Stanley Padilla
USA

Nominee

"Farewell"



Working people stephen buhagiar
Malta

Nominee

"Working people"
During an annual parade in Valletta, the capital city of Malta.



Man In Doorway Sundari Narayan-Swami
USA

Nominee

"Man In Doorway"
A man stands in a doorway in Rajasthan



Night Sweeper Terence Lyons
USA

Nominee

"Night Sweeper"
A street sweeper in Mexico working to the last vestiges of light.



The Brotherhood Terence Lyons
USA

Nominee

"The Brotherhood"
The hooded man has been carrying a 100-pound bundle of thorns on his bare back for hours. It is as a show of faith and repentance. His burden is eased by an escort of the brotherhood.



Disease test facility Theodore Van Pelt
USA

Nominee

"Disease test facility"
Testing for disease in poor countries has it's limitations.



Beijing Underground Tommy Naess
Norway

Nominee

"Beijing Underground"



The keyhole Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"The keyhole"
Barcelona



Tour de France Ulla Cornelius
Germany

Nominee

"Tour de France"
Trying to watch the Tour de France ,Champs Elysees,Paris



Retail Therapy Vincent Morban
Canada

Nominee

"Retail Therapy"
How men and women shop.



Burning Face Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Burning Face"



Solitude Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Solitude"



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