Portrait - Amateur

Desolation Nick Ng
Malaysia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Desolation"
The effects of child abuse in third world countries are clearly shown by the deformed hand due to being burned, of this Rajashtan girl.



Esther smoking Monika Brand
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Esther smoking"



Now & Then Betina La Plante
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Now & Then"
Actor Terence Stamp holding a photo of himself taken 35 years earlier



Pescador Sara Schmidt
Mexico

Honorable Mention

"Pescador"
Fisherman at the Lago de Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mex. 2012



The Walking Stick Mahesh Balasubramanian
India

Honorable Mention

"The Walking Stick"
The Old Man with the Walking Stick



Self Portrait William Brennan
USA

Honorable Mention

"Self Portrait"



Girl serving tea ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"Girl serving tea"
Houseboat, Srinagar, Kashmir, India



Migrant Labour Abhijit Nandi
India

Nominee

"Migrant Labour"



Waiting for ... ALEXANDROS VRETTAKOS
Greece

Nominee

"Waiting for ..."



Mr Nikos ALEXANDROS VRETTAKOS
Greece

Nominee

"Mr Nikos"



Nepalese Woman Alfio Alberto Castro
Italy

Nominee

"Nepalese Woman"
Nepal 2012



the hut Anthony Pappone
Italy

Nominee

"the hut"
photo taken in the village of the tribe Mursi, man with body painting on waking in his hut



FOOD! D Voggenthaler
USA

Nominee

"FOOD!"
Majestic Diner. Atlanta, GA



Collecting Tyres Daniel Groneberg
Australia

Nominee

"Collecting Tyres"
The poor children of Kathmandu collect many items, among them bicycle tyres, these then get sold to buy food. Part of a series of images taken while in Nepal December 2012 focusing on the children of



Bad Mood Francisco Alcala
USA

Nominee

"Bad Mood"
I found this lady in a market in India. Her first reaction was this. In subsequent photographs I captured her smiling being hugged by my wife.



Feel Me Frida Marie Grande
Norway

Nominee

"Feel Me"
Location: Lillehammer, Norway



I see clouds on the horizon Giorgio Bianchi
Italy

Nominee

"I see clouds on the horizon"
Sadhu at the Gangasagar festival in Kolkata



Behind the curtain Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Nominee

"Behind the curtain "
Daniel



Elderly Gentleman Heiner Pflug
Brazil

Nominee

"Elderly Gentleman"
On a sunny afternoon closed to the Central Park, New York



Chinese lady henk langerak
Netherlands

Nominee

"Chinese lady"
The smile of a Chinese old lady



Claire Jacqueline Roberts
Germany

Nominee

"Claire"



Behind The Mask Jessica Nolte
Brazil

Nominee

"Behind The Mask"
The Al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb has been very active in northern Mali since 2006, tracing its provenance to the Algerian civil war in 1990. Their aim is to spread Islamic law and jihad across West



Haunting Joe Perri
USA

Nominee

"Haunting"



Ain't Misbehavin' John McGill
Lebanon

Nominee

"Ain't Misbehavin'"
Ain't Misbehavin' in New York



A Sitch in Time Joshua Donnelly
New Zealand

Nominee

"A Sitch in Time"



Because You're Torn in Two Juliet Harrison
USA

Nominee

"Because You're Torn in Two"
"What drew me in to take this shot was the duality that the person and her mask represented. It begs the answer to the question - how many layers do we really hide behind?"



Mother and Son Laurie McCormick
USA

Nominee

"Mother and Son"
Taken in Cuba 2013



The Donut Shop Lexi Traylor
USA

Nominee

"The Donut Shop"
In St. Louis, MO, World's Fair Doughnuts still remains a relic of a simpler time.



Waiting on Work Liz Keeler
USA

Nominee

"Waiting on Work"
Photograph of a man in Falmouth, Jamaica



Karmnu Louis Agius
Malta

Nominee

"Karmnu"



Summertime Mahesh Balasubramanian
India

Nominee

"Summertime"
The boy is coming out of well after his morning bath.



Photographer Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Photographer"
This photograph was made in NYC using an iPhone4S and post processed on an iPad.



Ron From Vallejo Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"Ron From Vallejo"
A homeless man in Modesto, CA contemplates how to get back to his real home.



Dog Walker Scarborough Style Michael J Locke
UK

Nominee

"Dog Walker Scarborough Style"



Shoe Master monica soccol
Italy

Nominee

"Shoe Master"
nostalgia New York metro



Clown Nelson Cheang
Macao

Nominee

"Clown"



Hope Nick Ng
Malaysia

Nominee

"Hope"
A child ponders from what she calls home.



Child Nikolay Smolyak
Russia

Nominee

"Child"



State Fair Lady Patricia Durr-Turo
USA

Nominee

"State Fair Lady"
At the Florida State Fair



Sarah Guarding Her Playhouse Robert Moran
USA

Nominee

"Sarah Guarding Her Playhouse"



Dogon Mother and Child - Mali Robert Moran
USA

Nominee

"Dogon Mother and Child - Mali"



Sand Worn Glasses  - Timbuktu Robert Moran
USA

Nominee

"Sand Worn Glasses - Timbuktu"



Tuareg Woman - Mauritania Robert Moran
USA

Nominee

"Tuareg Woman - Mauritania"



Transforming into Shiva ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Transforming into Shiva"
Habra, West Bengal, India



Semana Santa 2 Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"Semana Santa 2"
Child celebrating Holy Week. Andalucia, Spain



Sevi Rudi Neumaier
Switzerland

Nominee

"Sevi"
one of a stunning portrait-series



Mo,Mo,Mo Saibal Gupta
India

Nominee

"Mo,Mo,Mo"
A mother is enjoying her best experience.



New Slaves Simone Bartoletti
Italy

Nominee

"New Slaves"



Jessie Sita Mae
USA

Nominee

"Jessie"



Don Apolonio's Faith Toni B Ferragut
Mexico

Nominee

"Don Apolonio's Faith"
In his eighties Don Apolonio’s goes to church every morning to kiss Our Lady of Guadalupe's feet and request her protection throughout the day.



Polish worker Tore Ring
Norway

Nominee

"Polish worker"



Memories Trevor Kerry
UK

Nominee

"Memories"



Stan The Man Vanessa Bertagnole
Australia

Nominee

"Stan The Man"
Senior Jaru man of the East Kimberley, Stan Brumby.



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