Photojournalism - Amateur

yet to go Abhijit Nandi
India

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"yet to go"
Global warming has resulted in intermittent and heavy rains. The century old sewerage system of Kolkata is not capable to tackle the problem to squeeze out stagnant water effectively. The photograph shows that the three child labourers are rushing through this stagnant water to catch trains.



Yousef-Mohammed_Victory is coming Mohammed Yousef
Kuwait

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Yousef-Mohammed_Victory is coming"
a syrian family in the refugee camp in Jordan



Women's work Julie Garran
Australia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Women's work"
Part of a series done on the work of women, unacknowledged.This image was photographed in Varanasi in 2012 as monsoon mud was cleaned from a holy pool.



Homeless in cybercity Jishnu Changkakoti
India

Honorable Mention

"Homeless in cybercity"
The calloused feet of a homeless man catching a nap on a park bench, in the midst of booming consumerism in India's cybercity Bangalore.



Alcoa Protest Giuseppe Ciccia
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Alcoa Protest"
Workers from aluminum group Alcoa hold a demonstration in Rome in protest over plans by the world's leading producer of primary aluminum, to shut down the smelter and put hundreds of jobs at risk.



Macho y Muchachas Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Macho y Muchachas"
Day of the Dead Festivities, Mexico, 2013



Heil Konig des Flusses Dieter Knierim
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Heil Konig des Flusses"
Entering the world of a Private School Boy.



Confrontation RuiSheng Syu
Taiwan

Honorable Mention

"Confrontation"



Rana Plaza Tragedy Anik Rahman
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Rana Plaza Tragedy"
On 24 April 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building, collapsed in Savar, a sub-district in the Greater Dhaka Area, the capital of Bangladesh. The search for the dead ended on 13 May with



Fireboat Nigel Bullers
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Fireboat"
Fireboat performing exercises on the waterfront, vancouver BC



Man Gabriel Romero
USA

Honorable Mention

"Man"
Eaad Hariri, Thirty-nine years old was injured in Dar'a, Syria in November of 2013. Despite his injury, he is still able to care for his young family. Zaatari Camp, Jordan.



Colour Clash Iain Tubby
UK

Honorable Mention

"Colour Clash"
Racial tensions spill over at London's Notting Hill Carnival. I was fortunate or otherwise, whichever way you view it, to have a fracas break out right beside me on this late August afternoon between Afro-Caribbean's and what I assumed to be Eastern European migrants. While everyone else around me turned to make haste, without hesitation I started photographing as the ensuing melee took hold. My chosen title seemed rather apt and fitting for those that still cannot see beyond skin colour and race.



Dentist abdulrahman alterkait
Kuwait

Nominee

"Dentist"
A clinic in an old building and the village poor and bad treatment



Bucharest, 2013 Dragos-Radu Dumitrescu
Romania

Nominee

"Bucharest, 2013"
Once supposed to be part of a hydrologic defense system project against city floods, during the communist regime, now more of an anthropic delta lodging a small gypsy community.



Hole in my soul Elena Bolshakova
Russia

Nominee

"Hole in my soul"
9/11



Malaria disease Estevao Lafuente
Portugal

Nominee

"Malaria disease"



where is home ? Evaggelos Kousioras
Greece

Nominee

"where is home ?"
Ilias is a homeless living in the streets for many years. He finds a place to live until someone gets bothered and call the police. Then he has to find an other place to live ..



The Littlest Victims Gabriel Romero
USA

Nominee

"The Littlest Victims"
Safa Jaabari, six years old, was injured in Aleppo at the age of five. I was told that the Jaabari family was the only family in the camp from the Aleppo region of Syria. Zaatari Camp, Jordan.



Life at Polovraci II Gabriel Stanciu
Romania

Nominee

"Life at Polovraci II"
Monastic life in Polovraci (Romania)



Auschwitz Giuseppe Ciccia
Italy

Nominee

"Auschwitz"
Thousands of people took part in the march in memory of the deportation of Roman Jews, which occurred October 16, 1943, when over a thousand Roman Jews, among them 350 children, were trapped in trains



Harsh Realities James de Penning
India

Nominee

"Harsh Realities"
An elderly couple break bricks by hand for road construction in India.



War Games Jeff Olson
USA

Nominee

"War Games"



Lone Child Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee

"Lone Child"
A lone Rwandan child outside the family hut in Kigali



Gegensätze Kurt Steinle
Belgium

Nominee

"Gegensätze"
Bistro Paris



Life Lines Laura Lanciani
USA

Nominee

"Life Lines"
My beautiful 86 year old Grandmother, every line has a story.



Let God bless them! Marina Proniakova
Russia

Nominee

"Let God bless them!"
A tiny fragile shelter on the road from Nairobi to Masai Mara. We do not know for whom this church is - for Jews, Christians or Muslims ... And it is symbolic. It is the place where you come to God.



War Out Mark Bernhardt
USA

Nominee

"War Out"
I was near the Dead Sea in Israel, during the 2nd Intifida and found this 'war out' soldier sound asleep on a bench while using his M-16 rifle as a pillow.



Checkpoint Scrutiny Mark Bernhardt
USA

Nominee

"Checkpoint Scrutiny"
Going through military checkpoints, a routine "rite of passage" in Israel's West Bank, was always a unique (un-American) experience for me.



The Transitional Living Experience Perfected Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee

"The Transitional Living Experience Perfected"



THIS IS SO ILLEGAL MICHELE RIERI
Italy

Nominee

"THIS IS SO ILLEGAL"
Paris (France)



Yousef-Mohammed_War Victims Mohammed Yousef
Kuwait

Nominee

"Yousef-Mohammed_War Victims"
a man that lost his both legs with other victims from the syrian war



Low. Muhammad Farhan Osman
Singapore

Nominee

"Low."
Lowriding the busy streets.



No Parking Nigel Bullers
Canada

Nominee

"No Parking"
Fall in downtown Vancouver, outside of a fine jewelry store



The Wall Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"The Wall"
Day of the Dead Festivities, Mexico, 2013



Syriana2 Paolo Romani
Italy

Nominee

"Syriana2"
The last peaceful syrian summer



San Lazaro 1 Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"San Lazaro 1"
A young woman crawl to pay its debt to Babalu Aye (San Lazarus), Rincon, Cuba. People ask from halth to wealth and pay with candles, crawling, money, etcetera



San Lazaro 2 Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"San Lazaro 2"
The long crawl towards the church can be from 2 kilometers to a day or more.



Broken Heart Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee

"Broken Heart"
The daily pilgrimage to a cathedral ruined by a devastating earthquake shows that our connection to the surrounding manmade landmarks goes far beyond our reliance on their functionality.



Slave of Multinational Corporation Raffaele Tuzio
Italy

Nominee

"Slave of Multinational Corporation"
Indian texile worker in Chennai (India)...the condition of the textile workers in Tamil Nadu is bordering the slavery...thanks to the Italian Diesel, C & A, Walmart, Ikea...



Savin' life. roberto alessandrini
Italy

Nominee

"Savin' life."
Anesthetist savin' life of a critical patient



Making of a Brahmin ROBI (Anirudha) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Making of a Brahmin"
Kolkata, India



The Sweeper Sonal Shah
Kenya

Nominee

"The Sweeper"



Last man standing Thomas Schell
Ukraine

Nominee

"Last man standing"
In the morning, after a night of violent riots in Kiev, one single man faced alone the security forces. The Ukrainian flag waving, he sat a peaceful sign - a sign of contemplation, a call to remember



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