People - Professional

Adversity Paul Wager
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Adversity"
There are few opportunities for children from the mountain areas of Laos.



Brothers Jack Picone
Thailand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Brothers"
The Amish: A cold winters morning in Upper State NY and young Amish brothers fall perfectly in line on their walk home.



Europe Alvaro Villela
Brazil

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Europe"
Germany 2009



Kids dived off the jetty Eric Loh Yong Kim
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Kids dived off the jetty"



Himba Dirk Rees
UK

Honorable Mention

"Himba"



The Go-Go Dancer Nate Gowdy
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Go-Go Dancer"
A woman marvels at a go-go boy at a Seattle club in February 2011.



Peekers at Bofina Pub, Kybira Village, Uganda Leslie Alsheimer
USA

Honorable Mention

"Peekers at Bofina Pub, Kybira Village, Uganda"
Orphan children view a movie through shak slats of the pub. Often sent home from school for not having shoes, 80% of the 67 million children out of school live in rural areas, the majority are girls.



Elderly Drag Queen Nate Gowdy
USA

Honorable Mention

"Elderly Drag Queen"
Jack-e Edwards, visiting from Reno, NV, gives Mike Dumoulin a look at an annual drag celebration at the Renaissance Ballroom in Seattle in February 2011.



At Home Among Strangers Dina Bova
Israel

Honorable Mention

"At Home Among Strangers"
Allegorical portrait depicting not only a single person, but the whole layer of Russian intellectuals.



Tango Alan Skyrme
Brazil

Nominee

"Tango"



Naga Sadhu at Maha Khumb Mela Anand Sharan
India

Nominee

"Naga Sadhu at Maha Khumb Mela"
Indian Holy men at the Khumb Mela. It is the worlds largest religious gathering, which was attended by 80 million people on 14th Feb 2013 in Allahabad .INDIA.



Sangam andrea de franciscis
Italy

Nominee

"Sangam"
The ascetic sect of the Naga Sadhus during the ritual bath of purification at the Sangam, the confluence of the holy rivers



Runaway Child Andreas Heumann
Germany

Nominee

"Runaway Child"
Seen as I was approaching this Restaurant in Colmar a loud mothers voice and a running baby



With Monet Andreas Heumann
Germany

Nominee

"With Monet"
Seen at the Beyeler Foundation



Life is funny angelo cirrincione
Italy

Nominee

"Life is funny"
New York 2012



Cuban Guitar Hand Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Cuban Guitar Hand"
An old Cuban man's hand, with cigar, playing his guitar in Havana.



Camel Boy Bruce Byers
USA

Nominee

"Camel Boy"
Camel boy in Dehli



Enamored Carlos Cazalis
Mexico

Nominee

"Enamored"
Three hearts line the suit of Spanish matador Jose Tomas during his triumphant return campaign. Burgos, Spain, 2007



Porter Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Porter"
Port worker in Myanmar



hardworking Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee

"hardworking"
working hard the last piece



Cormorant fishing, China Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"Cormorant fishing, China"
The ancient art of Cormorant fishing on the Li River, China. The trained cormorants catch the fish which are attracted to the lamp and bring them to the fisherman.



Eskimo dreaming Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"Eskimo dreaming"
An Inupiaq Eskimo woman gazes out over the frozen Bering Sea, Alaska.



The Child, the Man, the Wings Christine Rauschmeier
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Child, the Man, the Wings"
Burma



Fisherman Christine Rauschmeier
Switzerland

Nominee

"Fisherman"
Burma



Jen & Bride, Newbury St II Christopher Lee Donovan
USA

Nominee

"Jen & Bride, Newbury St II"
Bride (on bed) is a Boston burlesque troop leader who is visiting Jen as she prepares to become homeless and work as a traveling art model.



Crab fisherman Cristina Mittermeier
USA

Nominee

"Crab fisherman "
A crab fisherman walks his net down the beach; Bahia, Brazil



Boy in the ladder Cristina Mittermeier
USA

Nominee

"Boy in the ladder"
A young Mayan boy climbs a ladder out of a sacred cenote, Yucatan



Madagascar fishermen Cristina Mittermeier
USA

Nominee

"Madagascar fishermen"
2 Malagasy fishermen collect the meager results of their efforts; Morondava, Madagascar



Alienated Eye in the Urban Labyrinth DAEWOONG KIM
UK

Nominee

"Alienated Eye in the Urban Labyrinth"
Alienated Eye in the Urban Labyrinth, Elephant & CASTLE SHOPPING CENTRE UK, 2011



Old Friends Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee

"Old Friends"



View over Ortisei Darragh Hehir
Italy

Nominee

"View over Ortisei"
Appreciating the Alpine panorama while awaiting the cable car.



Boy + Bird David Saxe
USA

Nominee

"Boy + Bird"



Destination Unknown David Stubbs
USA

Nominee

"Destination Unknown"
Wilhelmsdorf, Germany



London 2012 Derek Godridge
UK

Nominee

"London 2012"



Steve Derek Seaward
UK

Nominee

"Steve"
Graffiti



Day In the Park 2 Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee

"Day In the Park 2"



Life on Burmese Train Dingyang Yee
Singapore

Nominee

"Life on Burmese Train"
One of the cheapest mode of transport in Yangon for locals to travel around.



bus Duncan de Fey
Netherlands

Nominee

"bus"



Coal Slaves Edgard De Bono
Italy

Nominee

"Coal Slaves "
A woman moves a heavy basket full of coal. Illegal mining of coal is a serious phenomenon that particularly affects the state of Jharkhand in India.



Mine salt Edoardo Agresti
Italy

Nominee

"Mine salt"
Working in a mine salt. Salt is one of the most important activities close to the coast in the south of Mozambique



Demolition Lady Edward Yanowitz
USA

Nominee

"Demolition Lady"
New York, N.Y



Skyrider Edward Yanowitz
USA

Nominee

"Skyrider"
Santa Cruz, California



fellows Elena Isenegger
Russia

Nominee

"fellows"



Novice Monk and Dog Eloisa Callender
USA

Nominee

"Novice Monk and Dog"
Novice monk having his hair shaved for the first time. The dog, looking woried, sat by his side until it was all over.



Reflections Eugeni Pons Pau
Spain

Nominee

"Reflections"
Shadow and light capture that woman's thoughts



Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Fausto Podavini
Italy

Nominee

"Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam"
Ethiopia. Omo Valley



Fireman Francesco Zanet
Italy

Nominee

"Fireman"
Earthquake and the fireman - Emilia Romagna Italy



Black an White Francesco Carella
France

Nominee

"Black an White"
Religious sister in the streets of Vicenza



Before The Return Francine Filsinger
USA

Nominee

"Before The Return"
"Before the Return" is part of an eight image series funded through a Grant from the Women's Museum of California for a solo exhibition during Women's History Month 2013. The series, "Aftermath" addresses issues surrounding women at risk. This image depicts the chaos of a woman's life when in the throes resulting from the emotional trauma of abuse." “Chaos everywhere, my life drips away into nothingness... Somewhere....Somehow...I shall return...” F.L. Filsinger



Natron 1 Frederic Courbet
Kenya

Nominee

"Natron 1"
Maasai Warrior on Lake Natron, Kenya



Natron 2 Frederic Courbet
Kenya

Nominee

"Natron 2"
Maasai Warrior on Lake Natron, Kenya



SUNDAY POSITANO...WHY NOT! Garry Wapshott
Australia

Nominee

"SUNDAY POSITANO...WHY NOT!"



Sorrento Garth Oriander Oriander
Australia

Nominee

"Sorrento"
a day at the beach



Cambodia Gary Latham
UK

Nominee

"Cambodia"
Swimmers-Angkor-Cambodia



Girl Geo Oplaat
Netherlands

Nominee

"Girl"



Bubbles#1 Geo Oplaat
Netherlands

Nominee

"Bubbles#1"



Traces of a new journey Gianluca De Bartolo
Italy

Nominee

"Traces of a new journey"
New Delhi rail station-India



A look inside Bangladesh slums Gianluca De Bartolo
Italy

Nominee

"A look inside Bangladesh slums"
Daily moment in a slum of Mongla, Bangladesh



Having Fun Gill Shaw, Abipp Ampa
UK

Nominee

"Having Fun"
It does not matter where I go in the world, children just want to be children and have fun



The Bass Violinist Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"The Bass Violinist "
Dam Square in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



Summer Time Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Summer Time"
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



Tightrope Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Tightrope"
India.



Girl on a tightrope. Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Girl on a tightrope."
India.



Yawalapiti indians Gregg Newton
USA

Nominee

"Yawalapiti indians"
Yawalapiti indians play ceremonial 'Urua' flutes at their Amazonian village in the Upper Xingu region of Brazil.



Smoking India Gustav Willeit
Italy

Nominee

"Smoking India"



Jam Session, Jamaica, W.I. - 1967 Hal Kaye
USA

Nominee

"Jam Session, Jamaica, W.I. - 1967"



Chimney Rock Vista Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee

"Chimney Rock Vista"
Hiker sits on top of Chimney Rock, located in Catoctin Park outside of Frederick Maryland, admiring the view on a mid-Fall afternoon.



India 3 Herve Haddad
France

Nominee

"India 3"



India 4 Herve Haddad
France

Nominee

"India 4"



India 8 Herve Haddad
France

Nominee

"India 8"



India 9 Herve Haddad
France

Nominee

"India 9"



Fresh beer Igor Chirikov
Russia

Nominee

"Fresh beer"
A man in a wheelchair at the beer festival in Bruges.



Two faces Ilja C. Hendel
Norway

Nominee

"Two faces"
A girl and a gorilla meets in a reflection. Germany, Munich.



Bless in the desert Ingetje Tadros
Australia

Nominee

"Bless in the desert"
A man admiring a dumped religious statue from a previous Festival, in the White Runn Desert, Gujarat,India 2012



Noel Jacek Piotr Pulawski
Switzerland

Nominee

"Noel"
Noel, a totally impaired man, during his daily bath at a hospital. Switzerland.



Project Brockenhaus Jacek Piotr Pulawski
Switzerland

Nominee

"Project Brockenhaus"
Portrait of the theatre company "Project Brockenhaus", Lugano Switzerland



Humanitarian daily ration Jaime Travezan
UK

Nominee

"Humanitarian daily ration"
Refugee camp during the Kosovo War 1999



Saddle man James Hughes
UK

Nominee

"Saddle man"
Istanbul saddle man who carries goods on his back on a saddle



Retratos de Carnaval 4 javier solis
Colombia

Nominee

"Retratos de Carnaval 4"
Carnaval de Negros y Blancos en Ipiales - Nariño - Colombia



Retratos de Carnaval 3 javier solis
Colombia

Nominee

"Retratos de Carnaval 3"
Carnaval de Negros y Blancos en Ipiales - Nariño - Colombia



El Barbero de mi Padre I javier solis
Colombia

Nominee

"El Barbero de mi Padre I"
Barberia Bastidas - Ipiales - Nariño - Colombia



Chips Jeff Widener
USA

Nominee

"Chips"
A policeman chomps down some french fries at a Honolulu, Hawaii carnival.



Smoko Time Jenet Stewart
Australia

Nominee

"Smoko Time"
Here we are in NSW shearing sheep as big as whales!



Patriot Joanne Scherf
USA

Nominee

"Patriot"
A pedestrian glance at the American vernacular of the patriot.



BlackInYork.  Harlem, NYC Joel Ventura
Spain

Nominee

"BlackInYork. Harlem, NYC"
Two young hairdressers siting in front of a laundry in Harlem. NyC



America needs a push. Joel Ventura
Spain

Nominee

"America needs a push."
Coney Istand, during the week. NewYork



Shop keeper in Armenia Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee

"Shop keeper in Armenia"



morning light Jose Fangueiro
Switzerland

Nominee

"morning light"
Portugal



Rene & Jules Julie Wajs
Australia

Nominee

"Rene & Jules"



Many tales to tell Julie Ewing
Australia

Nominee

"Many tales to tell"
This old Vietnamese lady in a fishing village would have many stories, if only we spoke the same language.



You buy from Me Julie Ewing
Australia

Nominee

"You buy from Me"
Taken through the car window in light rain, the Black Hmong tribe ladies wait to sell shoes to passers by. Had we of stopped, they would have asked....



Love Julie Ewing
Australia

Nominee

"Love"
Passion, joy....unending LOVE.......parenthood.



view... Justyna Zdunczyk
Poland

Nominee

"view..."



Slum children K M Asad
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Slum children"
Slum children stands in front of the tannery wastes at Hazaribagh in Dhaka. Luxury leather goods sold across the world are produced in a slum area of Bangladesh's capital where workers, including chi



World's Best Ken Loyst
USA

Nominee

"World's Best"
Locals enjoy morning coffee and reading at a neighborhood cafe in the French Quarter, New Orleans.



Jazz Scene Ken Loyst
USA

Nominee

"Jazz Scene"
Jazz fans collect outside Maison Bourbon, waiting for a seat, Bourbon Street, new Orleans.



Life Kentaro Sekine
Japan

Nominee

"Life"
Life in up hill small village in Northern Laos



Shutters #Xerox Twins Krishna Iyer
India

Nominee

"Shutters #Xerox Twins"
This image is part of my Shutters series. Project Shutters is a photo journal of the dying shutter art in India.



Love / Hate Krishna Iyer
India

Nominee

"Love / Hate"



no title Ksenia Yurkova
Russia

Nominee

"no title"
japan 2012



Guca-festival2, Serbia. Lars Nyman
Sweden

Nominee

"Guca-festival2, Serbia."



crossfit-gym, Stockholm Lars Nyman
Sweden

Nominee

"crossfit-gym, Stockholm"



HITCHING TO MARS Laura Jean Zito
Ireland

Nominee

"HITCHING TO MARS"
Crossing the George Washington Bridge one Halloween....



TAKE A CHANCE Laura Jean Zito
Ireland

Nominee

"TAKE A CHANCE"
A Man encourages use of the roulette wheel to increase one's fortune at the Dingle races in Ireland



Making Rice Lee Craker
Thailand

Nominee

"Making Rice"
Swai, a rural Thai farmer separates the rice from the stalk by hand, in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand.



Rice Harvest Lee Craker
Thailand

Nominee

"Rice Harvest"
Sri, a rural Thai woman harvests rice that will sustain her family in the coming year.



Girls Laughing Leslie Alsheimer
USA

Nominee

"Girls Laughing"
Following malaria, HIV/AIDS pandemics & decades of brutality at the hands of JosephKony & the LRA, survivors live on embracing life & rejoicing not because of their circumstances, but in spite of them



Parenting 101 Liyun Yu
USA

Nominee

"Parenting 101"
The excellence of parents are being challenged all the time, as well as babies. USA



Best Friends Liyun Yu
USA

Nominee

"Best Friends"
A dog is playing with his best friend in the lagoon beach in Tahiti.



Stonetown  School Girls, Zanzibar Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Stonetown School Girls, Zanzibar"
School girls wearing their school uniform Burkas



Carriage Horse Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Carriage Horse"



River_Football Mark Westerby
UK

Nominee

"River_Football"



Leadville Cowboy Matt Lit
USA

Nominee

"Leadville Cowboy"
John and "Red" make their way down a Leadville, Colorado alley.



Revere Beach, Massachusetts Matt Lit
USA

Nominee

"Revere Beach, Massachusetts"
Boyhood Friends at Revere Beach, Massachusetts



Wedding Memories Matt Lit
USA

Nominee

"Wedding Memories"
A father and daughter dance with a projection of their earlier memories.



Wasn't Me mauricio gonzalez
Colombia

Nominee

"Wasn't Me"
YoYo came from Cuba more than 30 years ago as a bongo player in Bogota's salsa circle, with time the streets and drugs took him captive, nonetheless, he's still an ARTIST!



The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Maxine Olson Olson
USA

Nominee

"The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence"
Taken at Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, Ca.



Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Mervyn Dublin
Malaysia

Nominee

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder"
Shot this while doing street photography in George Town Penang. I just love the expression on the man's face looking at the old lady.



Prayers Mervyn Dublin
Malaysia

Nominee

"Prayers"
Shot was taken at Petaling Street Temple located in Malaysia



Cowboy Hats Michael Hart
USA

Nominee

"Cowboy Hats"
Cowboys With Cowboy Hats at Cattle Auction



Jack Mikael Pilstrand
Sweden

Nominee

"Jack"
Late night pee in the last light of Swedish summer



Hands up! Mircea Preda Struteanu
Romania

Nominee

"Hands up!"
A young boy, the only son of a nomad family from the Mongolian Gobi Desert, plays with a large tube, as if letting you know about his ancestor's fame, his warrior's roots and his quest for conquer.



Spirit of Youth Mohammad Rakibul Hasan
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Spirit of Youth "
Taken at Dhaka, Bangladesh / 2012



Middle School Morne De Klerk
Australia

Nominee

"Middle School"
A school courtyard. June 2012, Northern Cape, South Africa



Tea Seller MURAT PULAT
Turkey

Nominee

"Tea Seller"
The tea seller in a snowy day in Arasta Bazaar Istanbul



The waiter MURAT PULAT
Turkey

Nominee

"The waiter"
The waiter is cleaning windows under Galata Bridge, Istanbul



happy feet Nunzia Borrelli
Italy

Nominee

"happy feet"



Gentle touch Paolo Patruno
Italy

Nominee

"Gentle touch"
Bling girl reading her braille school book



My new born Paolo Patruno
Italy

Nominee

"My new born"
Christine, 20 years old, facing her first child few months old. DRC 2012



The Hunter Paul Bride
Canada

Nominee

"The Hunter"
The flight home



Friends Paul Foley
Australia

Nominee

"Friends"
Photographed in Western Sydney, Australia, as part of commission by a local council that included interviews seeking opinions on improving facilities for children and teens



Ridin and Ropin Phyllis Burchett
USA

Nominee

"Ridin and Ropin"
Cowboy on Working Ranch near Big Timber, Montana



The child from Cuba Piotr Krysiak
Poland

Nominee

"The child from Cuba"



MY BOAT Rakesh Sahai
India

Nominee

"MY BOAT"



OWNER Rakesh Sahai
India

Nominee

"OWNER"



Cecilie Skog, Polar Explorer Richard BRADBURY
UK

Nominee

"Cecilie Skog, Polar Explorer"
Cecilie Skog is a Norwegian born polar explorer and mountaineer. She is strong, beautiful and very funny.



Viktor & Rolf during the show Pitti Uo roberta vivoli
Spain

Nominee

"Viktor & Rolf during the show Pitti Uo"
roberta vivoli © 2007 Viktor & Rolf during the show Pitti Uomo —



St. Anthony's Street Fair Ronnie ginnever Ginnever
USA

Nominee

"St. Anthony's Street Fair"
Mademoiselle Lulu



Pe'a Sandra Mu
New Zealand

Nominee

"Pe'a"
Clyde Cowley displays his pe'a, a traditional Samoan tattoo during a photoshoot on September 26, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand. The pe'a covers the body from waist to the rectum and then to the knee



Chamula, Chiapas, Mexico Serdar Sunny Unal
USA

Nominee

"Chamula, Chiapas, Mexico"



American Dream Sergio Pessolano
Italy

Nominee

"American Dream"
Burkina Faso



Off to market Simon Williams
UK

Nominee

"Off to market"
Dar Es Salaam trader heads to market



Dar Es Salaam Side Street Simon Williams
UK

Nominee

"Dar Es Salaam Side Street"
Woman haggling for bananas



get together sohel ahmed
India

Nominee

"get together"
naga tribal people are spending time together in side a hut during cold month of december,India



hunters sohel ahmed
India

Nominee

"hunters"
highlanders of nagaland,bassically they are hunters,India



Family Eating Casual Dining 1973 Steven Edson
USA

Nominee

"Family Eating Casual Dining 1973"
Family Eating Casual Dining 1973



Paddlers Stuart Chape
Western Samoa

Nominee

"Paddlers"



Peanut seller Stuart Chape
Western Samoa

Nominee

"Peanut seller"



Ray and Heshe Sue Foll
UK

Nominee

"Ray and Heshe"
Eurasian eagle owl and custodian, Ray, Cheshire, England



Italian paparazzi Tertius Pickard
Australia

Nominee

"Italian paparazzi"
Sophia Loren arrives at the Taormina film festival



Piazza della Signoria Tim Buchman
USA

Nominee

"Piazza della Signoria"



Mohlin Torbjorn - Akrobat Torbjorn Mohlin
Sweden

Nominee

"Mohlin Torbjorn - Akrobat"



Lighting The Way Home Vo Anh Kiet
Vietnam

Nominee

"Lighting The Way Home"
Picture taken on Feb-2012 at Ha Giang - Vietnam. Daily this old lady must carry her granddaughter going to the field. In the evening she used hays on fire to light their way home



My Balloon Vo Anh Kiet
Vietnam

Nominee

"My Balloon"
Hmong children enjoying their balloons in Moc Chau, Son La - Vietnam on Feb 2012



Against The Wind Vo Anh Kiet
Vietnam

Nominee

"Against The Wind"
Two young ladies crossing the sand dunes on the way return home in Mui Ne - Vietnam.



Symbolism Wagner Assis
Brazil

Nominee

"Symbolism"
The religious symbolism of Muslim women and their burqas, and symbolismo magical fascination caused by the Eiffel Tower.



isrlvsplstn Werner Anderson
Norway

Nominee

"isrlvsplstn"
Fighting over their roots



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