Osthafenbrücke

A M Clark

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Osthafenbrücke"
Osthafenbrücke Bridge over the Main River in Frankfurt, Germany



Staatstheater

A M Clark

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Staatstheater"
Staatstheater in Darmstadt, Germany



Darmstadtium

A M Clark

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Darmstadtium"



 Victim of Dirty Politics

A.M. Ahad

Bangladesh

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Professional

" Victim of Dirty Politics "
People thrash 12-years-old Manik on suspicion that he explodes a homemade bomb. at a park.



Psychedelic Journey

A.M. Ahad

Bangladesh

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Psychedelic Journey"
A man poses on a tube, as he running on his fantasy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.



High Voltage

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"High Voltage"
Great Sand Dunes National Park



Stepping Stones

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Stepping Stones"
Early morning in Acadia National Park



Keyhole (2)

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Keyhole (2)"
Shapes and textures among petrified sand dunes.



Barrio Viejo

Aaron Rayburn

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Barrio Viejo"



Urban Decay

Aaron Rayburn

USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Urban Decay"



Kenya91

Abdulaziz Alasousi

Kuwait

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Kenya91"
masai mara lion



Next Generation

Abdulla AlMushaifri

Qatar

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Amateur

"Next Generation "
Tow Nomad Omani Boys working as camels coach



Doctor and Patient Only

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Doctor and Patient Only"
Doctor and patient only



I Can\'t Be with Them

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"I Can\'t Be with Them"
I can't be with them



Friends (2)

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Friends (2)"
Friends



Recovery Room

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Recovery Room"
Recovery Room



Duty Bound

Abhishek Nandy

India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Duty Bound"
the elder of the two siblings taking care of the younger one as mamma is busy working



Steps and Shadows

Adam Butler

UK

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Steps and Shadows"
A study in light and shade, a house in the Aeolian Islands



Sea of Steps

Adam Butler

UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Sea of Steps"
Rhythms in ancient stone in Wells Cathedral, England



The Water Carriers

Adam Butler

UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Water Carriers"
Girls carrying water jars through a barren, imaginary landscape



Swimming with Stromboli

Adam Butler

UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Swimming with Stromboli"
A solitary swimmer in the sea with the volcano Stromboli erupting on the distant horizon



Wart Hog

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Wart Hog"
American War Birds in Black and White



Chevrolet Pickup Hood

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Chevrolet Pickup Hood"



The First US Jet Fighter

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"The First US Jet Fighter"
American War Birds in Black and White



Mean Chevy Pickup

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Mean Chevy Pickup"



Death Valley Sunset Dunes

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Death Valley Sunset Dunes"



Statuette

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Statuette"
Statuette



Last House on the Left

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Last House on the Left"
One of the handful houses on the Maria Island, Tasmania.



Furious with humans

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Furious with humans"
What initially looks like fun, it may actually make a lot of harm to our flying friends.



Bonding

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Bonding"
One of many bonding moments the gorilla mother devotes to her young child.



Similarities

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Similarities"
Like mother like child.



Leviora no2

Adri Berger

UK

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Leviora no2"



Hmong Girl Laos

Adri Berger

UK

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Hmong Girl Laos"



Laos North

Adri Berger

UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Laos North"



Leviora no1

Adri Berger

UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Leviora no1"



Novice in Boat Mekong

Adri Berger

UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Novice in Boat Mekong"



The Swimmer

Adri Berger

UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"The Swimmer"



Woodstock Nightlife

Adrian Mirgos

Poland

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Woodstock Nightlife"
Hundreds of thousands of people playing in the mud when it rains. Woodstock Festival, Poland, 2013.



Shepherd and his Flock

Adrian Streun

Switzerland

Nominee
People
Professional

"Shepherd and his Flock"
Shepherd drives his flock of sheep along a rough trail though rocky terrain in Swiss alps.



Men of shadow 2

Adrien Barakat

Switzerland

Nominee
People
Professional

"Men of shadow 2"
Aquatis metal structure construction - Switzerland



London Burlesque (1)

Ady Kerry

UK

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"London Burlesque (1)"
Performers get ready for the London Burleque Festival



Groynes

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Groynes"
Groynes which have been weathered by the sea at Folkestone, Kent,



London Burlesque (2)

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"London Burlesque (2)"
A performer gets ready for the London Burlesque Festival



Field Hockey

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Field Hockey"
England's Georgie Twigg is squeezed out by the Belgian defence as Lily Owsley scores.



Half Time

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Half Time"
Alex Danson listens to the half time team talk



Frightened Little Girl, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream

Aernout Overbeeke

France

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Photojournalism
Professional

"Frightened Little Girl, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream"



Baboon Hunt, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream

Aernout Overbeeke

France

Nominee
People
Professional

"Baboon Hunt, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream"



Wisdom, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream

Aernout Overbeeke

France

Nominee
People
Professional

"Wisdom, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream"



Grand Ma's Good Care, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream

Aernout Overbeeke

France

Nominee
People
Professional

"Grand Ma's Good Care, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream"



During the Hunt, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream

Aernout Overbeeke

France

Nominee
People
Professional

"During the Hunt, NDOTO, Tanzania Dream"



Little Indian Girl

Agnese Mosi

Italy

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Little Indian Girl"
Little girl on the roof



Relax with Friends

Agnese Mosi

Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Relax with Friends"
Little talk in Tuscany



Winter Coat

Al Bruton

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Winter Coat"
Bison feeding during blizzard



Boy with Towel (Triptych)

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Boy with Towel (Triptych)"
Made for a series based on concealment.



Cans

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cans"



Seed

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Seed"



Dandelion

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Dandelion"



Gone to Seed

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Gone to Seed"



A Wedding in Cape Town

Alan Gignoux

UK

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Professional

"A Wedding in Cape Town"
Wedding in Cape Town



Driving Lessons, Durban

Alan Gignoux

UK

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Professional

"Driving Lessons, Durban"
Driving Lessons, Durban



Qwe Girl

Alan Gignoux

UK

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Qwe Girl"
Qwe Girl, Schmidtsdrift, Northern Cape, South Africa



Memorable Flights

Alan Whiteside

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Memorable Flights"
Occupant IDs Personalize Interior, UH-1 Huey Helicopter



Canoes

Alar Kivilo

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Canoes"



Cosmos

Alar Kivilo

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Cosmos"



Choices

Alar Kivilo

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Choices"



The Arrival

Alar Kivilo

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Arrival"
Churchill, Manitoba, Canada



Untitled (6)

Alar Kivilo

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Untitled (6)"
Newfoundland



Il Raggio

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Il Raggio"
Raggio tra le nuvole sul mare Adriatico



The Old and New Generations at Work

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Old and New Generations at Work"
The old and new generations at work: the youngs learn from the old fishermen facing a more problematic future such as the high cost of petrol that reduces the margin of profit and the European rules



In the Net of Lampare

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"In the Net of Lampare"
in the net of lampare fishermen repairing nets



Cristo Morto

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Cristo Morto "
Il cristo morto di Monteprandone Marche Italia, un evento storico civile e soprattutto religioso



Young Girl Demonstrating

Aldo Frezza

Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Photojournalism
Professional

"Young Girl Demonstrating"
People of Rome demonstrates against Salvini, a political near to extreme neo-fascists groups



Boulder 1

Aldo Frezza

Italy

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Boulder 1"
"boulder", with its extreme difficulties is the hardest speciality of climbing championship. Rock Master, Arco (Italy)



Boulder 3

Aldo Frezza

Italy

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Boulder 3"
"boulder", with its extreme difficulties is the hardest speciality of climbing championship. Rock Master, Arco (Italy)



Monastery

Aleksandr Smakov

Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Monastery"



Hydroplane

Aleksandr Smakov

Russia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Hydroplane"



Echos of My Past No. 4

Aleksandra Miesak

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Echos of My Past No. 4"



Out on The Prairie

Aleksandra Miesak

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Out on The Prairie"



Melting In The Sun

Aleksandra Miesak

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Melting In The Sun"



Fern

Alena Medvedeva

Russia

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Fern"



The Essence of a Dream

Alessandro Mombelli

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The Essence of a Dream"



Praia do Malhao

Alessandro Puccinelli

Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Praia do Malhao"
A big wave crashing on a beach in south portugal with someone standing in front of it taking a photo



Enlightened

Alex De Bruycker

Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Enlightened"
Railway Station by Santiago Calatrava in Liege (B)



Night Calls

Alex De Bruycker

Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Night Calls"
Architecture by Frank Gehry in Düsseldorf (D) - Nov/2014



Kryptonite I

Alex De Bruycker

Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Kryptonite I"
Nov 2014 - DC Tower - Vienna (A) - Dominique Perrault Architect



Stairs (2)

Alex Galmeanu

Romania

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Stairs (2)"



Untitled (2)

Alex Galmeanu

Romania

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Untitled (2)"
Pigeon flying at a window of an abandoned building in Bucharest



Untitled (1)

Alex Galmeanu

Romania

Nominee
People
Professional

"Untitled (1)"
Street Photo made in Bucharest on 2014



Barber

Alexa Enlow Malky

Canada

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Barber"
Barber in Montreal in the Villeray district, taken with a Mamiya C330.



GE Building

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"GE Building"



City Hall Park

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"City Hall Park"



Portrait of my Mother

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Portrait of my Mother"
Pentax. Agfa Film.



A Boy and a Ball

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"A Boy and a Ball "
Portret of a friend's sun. Rolleiflex 6008, Kodak Film



Stealing Cake

Alexander Whittle

UK

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Stealing Cake "
London wedding, 2014, Stealing is only stealing if your caught!



Andryukha

Alexandr Pantyushin

Russia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Andryukha"
Andrei, photo boy next door. Which is very rarely photographed.



Intruder

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Intruder"
Contrast study on bamboo forest, Kyoto Japan



Untitled (8)

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Untitled (8)"
People in top of the lighthouse during a storm. Nazaré Portugal



Proeminence

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Proeminence"
perpective of a part of a building. Narrow tonality study



Prelude to Silence

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Prelude to Silence"
Stick structure study on Biwa Lake



Tetris (2)

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Tetris (2)"
waves breakers in the sea of Japan



Vertical Horizon

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Vertical Horizon"
view to San Giorgio Maggiore.



Island Shrine

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Island Shrine"
raining day in the lake



Meteo Iwa

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Meteo Iwa"
Shrine on a rock. Japan



dangerous encounter

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"dangerous encounter"
people taking pictures at monsters waves in nazaré, Portugal



Fluidity

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Fluidity"
maxxi museum.architect zaha hadid.flaminio.rome.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



The Kiss

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Kiss"
series [impossible worlds] [metropolis] [architecture] concrete walls. © Alexandru Crisan 2015



Blurry Dizziness

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Blurry Dizziness"
marchesi antinori winery.architect archea associati.firenze.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



Urbanfobia 5

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Urbanfobia 5"
series [metropolis] athens.greece. © Alexandru Crisan 2014



Forming Light

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Forming Light"
maxxi museum.architect zaha hadid.flaminio.rome.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



Vertige

Alexandru Crisan

Romania

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Vertige"
marchesi antinori winery.architect archea associati.firenze.italy © alexandru crisan 2014



Varanasi

Alexandru Ilea

Romania

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Varanasi"
Children playing with their kites near the Ganges river in Varanasi, India



Old Man and a Stray Cat

Alexandru Ilea

Romania

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Old Man and a Stray Cat"
And old man was walking up the stairs and a stray black cat was following him. Cluj Napoca, Romania.



Languor

Alexei Aven

Israel

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Languor"



 Dreaming

Alin Karr

Australia

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

" Dreaming"
Captured and floating



La Premiere

Alin Popescu

Romania

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"La Premiere"
Theatre hall



Hoopers Trees

Alison Sargent

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Hoopers Trees"
taken on the Southern Outer Banks, NC



Dancing in the Sea

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dancing in the Sea"
It was taken last May 1, 2015 in Pangasinan, PH.The beauty reflects when vision presents itself.



Fallen Lights II - Reborn

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Fallen Lights II - Reborn"
It was taken with a long exposure technique. My vision was to provide a light that will pass through the face of the structure.



Capturing Hope

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Capturing Hope"
I was happy with their curiosity on what they are watching with the small DVD player. I took this as a glimpse of hope even for just a few hours, those kids are happy on what they have.



Happy Moment

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Happy Moment"
One bike, four kids riding and enjoying the moment.



Meadow Mushroom Trio Xray

Allan Gill

Canada

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"Meadow Mushroom Trio Xray"
Floral Xray



Elizabeth Magnolia Xray

Allan Gill

Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Elizabeth Magnolia Xray"
Floral Xray



Rose Xray

Allan Gill

Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Rose Xray"
Floral Xray



Stiff-Armed

Allen Lubitz

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Stiff-Armed"
Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida, USA



Prelude

Alliny Nunes

Brazil

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Prelude"
Cruise ship docked in Juneau, Alaska



Venaria Royale

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Venaria Royale"



Nature Paper

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Nature Paper"



Boy Fly

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Boy Fly"



LL0301

alun crockford

UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"LL0301"



Walking with Elephants

Alwyn Coates

UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Walking with Elephants"
Shot in the foot hills of kilimanjaro Kenya.



Snow Monkeys in hot water

Alwyn Coates

UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Snow Monkeys in hot water"
Snow Monkeys relaxing in hot springs Japan



Charcoal Face of India

Aman Chotani

India

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Charcoal Face of India"
A lady was engrossed in making food with the old charcoal filled stove in a small village of Pushkar



Antlers

Amardeep Singh

India

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Antlers"
Reindeers, Mongoliaaah!



Reindeer

Amardeep Singh

India

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Reindeer"
Mongolia



Flying

Amit Bar

Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Flying"



Wild Ass

Amit Verma

India

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Wild Ass"
Wild Ass in Ladakh, India



Ready to Chase

Amit Jung KC

France

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Ready to Chase "
After rain, Fewa lake Pokhara, Nepal



Head in the Clouds

Amit Jung KC

France

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Head in the Clouds"
A sadhu smoking in Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu



Stairs to Heaven

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Stairs to Heaven"



Trio

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Trio"
bhutan festival



Superhero

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Superhero"
Bhutan Monk



Downtime!

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Downtime!"



Back in the Days

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Back in the Days"
Bhutan



Prayers in Bangkok

Amr El-shafei

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Prayers in Bangkok"



Lady in Her Tent

Amy Lyne

USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Lady in Her Tent"
Coney Island, NY



Everyone is Here

Amy Lyne

USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Everyone is Here"
Coney Island, NY



Guitar

Amy Siqveland

USA

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Guitar"
(The shape, placement and angle of the guitar here seemed to amplify their interaction in this setting.)



Ljubljana

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Ljubljana"
Former military barracks in Slovenia



Eyes in the Trees

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Eyes in the Trees"
I took this photo as I was being followed around Tashkent by the SNB (Uzbek KGB).



Shiraz

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Shiraz"
Women stopping for a photograph in Iran.



Iranian Fighter Fish

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Iranian Fighter Fish"
Iranian artist serenades a fighter fish with a harmonica song for an American guest during the negotiations between the two countries.



Art Student in Iran

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Art Student in Iran"
Student draws American actor in Iran amidst a backdrop of negotiations between the two countries.



Anniversary of Bankruptcy

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Anniversary of Bankruptcy"
One year after Detroit declared bankruptcy.



Cambodian Torture Cell

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Cambodian Torture Cell"
Remembering those who still don't have justice.



Rust Belt: Closed Factory

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Rust Belt: Closed Factory"
Part of a research project on lost American jobs.



Je suis Charlie: Paris 2015

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Je suis Charlie: Paris 2015"
Place de la république



Samarqand

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Samarqand"



Kokpar

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Kokpar"
Precursor to polo from the 13th century & a favorite of Genghis Khan.



Lost Goat

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Lost Goat"
A horseman loses the prize goat in buzkashi.



Buzkashi Cleanup

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Buzkashi Cleanup"
Cleaning the field of dead goats between rounds of the sport game Buzkashi - Central Asia.



A Black and White Issue

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"A Black and White Issue"
Closed city school in Detroit.



CDLXVII Road Rage

Amyn Nasser

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"CDLXVII Road Rage"
CDLXVII Road Rage



MCCLVIII

Amyn Nasser

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"MCCLVIII"
MCCLVIII



MMMMMXCV Black Love

Amyn Nasser

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"MMMMMXCV Black Love"
MMMMMXCV BLACK Love



Orchid Buds

Ana-Lia Washington

Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Orchid Buds"
Orchid buds preparing to open out of the darkness



Julia

Anastasia Vandalkovskaya

Russia

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Julia"
Julia



Mathildenhöhe

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Mathildenhöhe"
architectural detail of the Wedding tower in Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt, Germany - April 2015



Vitra Campus

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Vitra Campus"
Calm scene on Vitra Campus, Weil/Rhine - southern Germany



Croisette Wedding

andrea ballaratti

Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Croisette Wedding"
wedding, hall of Grand Hotel Carlton, Cannes, France



The Sphere

Andrea Biscosi

Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"The Sphere"
Berlin



Curiosity

Andrea Biscosi

Italy

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Curiosity"



And the Winner is...

Andrea Csepregi

Hungary

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"And the Winner is..."
on the wall, shadows and reflections of a standing lamp with a plate of glass forming two birds on the wire, camera turned to the left, the light from the roof-top window serving as movie screen



Touristic Boats in Ha Long Bay

Andrea Frapporti

France

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Touristic Boats in Ha Long Bay"
The (almost) silent invasion of touristic boats in Ha Long bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site.



Pure

Andrea Jones

Australia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Pure"



Sitting at A

Andrea Waxler

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Sitting at A"
Warm up arena; Global Dressage Festival, Wellington, Florida



Early Morning Ride

Andrea Waxler

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Early Morning Ride"
Global Dressage Festival, Wellington, Florida



Warming Up

Andrea Waxler

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Warming Up"
Warm up arena; Global Dressage Festival, Wellington, Florida



Storm is Coming

Andreas Buebl

Austria

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Storm is Coming"



Three Balloons

Andreas Buebl

Austria

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Three Balloons"



White Horse

Andreas Buebl

Austria

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"White Horse"



Playground

Andreas Camenisch

Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Playground"



Chess

Andreas Camenisch

Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Chess"



Ghost-Ship

Andreas Gaitanidis

Greece

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Ghost-Ship"
The old Ship stands there years north of Andros island in Greece.



Enjoy The Moment Before It Starts

Andreas Rentz

Germany

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Enjoy The Moment Before It Starts"
A model enjoys the last seconds before she needs to walk the runway



Touching The Void

Andreea Chiru

Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Touching The Void"



Lilac Wine

Andreea Chiru

Romania

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Lilac Wine"



Swirls, Whorls, and Tendrils

Andrew Ilachinski

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Swirls, Whorls, and Tendrils"



Time of Day?

Andrew Latreille

Canada

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Time of Day?"
A building is a sundial, reacting and changing as the sun moves.



Silver Silhouette

Andrew Latreille

Canada

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Silver Silhouette"
Is a silhouette always dark?



Mr. V

Andrew May

Australia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Mr. V"
The Collector



Suncorp

Andrew Rankin

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Suncorp"



Dueling

Andrew Wilson

Australia

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Dueling"
Two yachts tack for the windward mark. Taken for the series Old Sea Dogs of Tasmania



Flinders Eagle #3

Andrew Wilson

Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Flinders Eagle #3"
A Sea Eagle lands on the rusted mast of the Farsund Wreck, Flinders Island, Tasmania.



Rope

andrzej szpiech

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Rope"
something is gone



Chair on the Stairs

Andy Hough

UK

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Chair on the Stairs"
The symmetry of a staircase broken by a single chair, it's presense a mystery.



The Photographer

Andy Hough

UK

Nominee
People
Amateur

"The Photographer"
Taken in Bristol, UK. The photographer herself becomming art with her surroundings.



Lily

Andy Hough

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Lily"
The beautiful curves and complexity of a lily flower.



Fate Sealed

Anette Mossbacher

Switzerland

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Wildlife
Professional

"Fate Sealed"
Brown fur seal cub, Arctocephalus Pusillus. This seal cub has become entangled into a Fishnet.



Kid at Timket, Ethiopia

Angela Baschieri

UK

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Kid at Timket, Ethiopia"
Kid at Timket Ethiopia



Priest in the Rock Churches of Laliabela

Angela Baschieri

UK

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Priest in the Rock Churches of Laliabela"
One more pilgrim today, christmas time in Laliabella



My Sound

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"My Sound"



Rantum

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Rantum"



Sea of Smiles

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Sea of Smiles"



Small Talk

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Small Talk"



Waiting for Romeo

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Waiting for Romeo"



Where The Girls Are

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Where The Girls Are"



Howler Monkey

Angela C. Brown

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Howler Monkey"
Howler Monkey mother and child, pause for a portrait in the Belize River Valley in January 2015.



Gimnasio de Boxeo

Angelo Tassitano

Italy

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Gimnasio de Boxeo"
portraits from Cuba



Dubai Paragon

Anique Ahmed Naseeruddeen

United Arab Emirates

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Dubai Paragon"
The world's tallest hotel and surrounding buildings in Dubai immersed in an early morning fog.



G

Anique Ahmed Naseeruddeen

United Arab Emirates

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"G"
Cross section of the Grandstand at Dubai Autodrome in Motor City.



Faceless

Anita Mukherjee

Canada

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Faceless"



Haus

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Haus"
franconian landscape



Geschlossene Fenster

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Geschlossene Fenster"



Eilig

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Eilig"
lost at the mall



Aufstieg

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Aufstieg"
Tower at lake constance



Der Schatten

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Der Schatten"
transparent man



Cross

Ankit Nandwani

India

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Cross"



Cardboard Circles

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Cardboard Circles"



Storm

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"Storm"



Wave

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Wave"



Spotted Horse

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Spotted Horse"



Untitled #48

Anna Agoston

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Untitled #48"
The picture is a macro photograph of a living plan element found in nature.



Along the Rhine

Anna Beyger-Pasternak

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Along the Rhine"
Gelatin silver print



Tear

Anna Dalmas

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Tear"
tear



Day by Day in a Hospital

Anna Dalmas

Spain

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Day by Day in a Hospital"
day by day in a hospital



My Daughter

Anna Dalmas

Spain

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"My Daughter"
F.M. showed the first symptoms of severe brain damage at three months. Since then mother and daughter have overcome all types of obstacles, real and emotional. I.R turns the daily routines of her daug



Spine

Anna Kadykova

Russia

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Nude
Amateur

"Spine"
A portrait of a girl who eats a little, smokes a lot and turned her back to the world



Amicitia

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Amicitia"



Hermes

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Hermes"



Chanel

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Chanel "



Spain_03

Anne Marie Trovato

Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Spain_03"
Andalusië_Spain



Leaf Sculpture 1256

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Leaf Sculpture 1256"



Corner View

Annette Willis

Australia

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Corner View"



Rabbit

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Rabbit"



The Conversation at Noon

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Conversation at Noon"



The Sky Between

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Sky Between"



Tower Under Glass 2

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Tower Under Glass 2"



The Tunnel

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Tunnel"



Slices of Louis Vuitton

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Slices of Louis Vuitton"



Waterfront Noir

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Waterfront Noir"



The Next Move

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Next Move"



The Accordion Player

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Accordion Player"



Life in a Parisian Passage

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Life in a Parisian Passage"



The Space Between

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"The Space Between"



Dark Arrangement

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Dark Arrangement"



Red Fox

Annie Katz

USA

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Red Fox"
A Red Fox sitting on a snowbank during a snow storm in Aspen, Co.



Illumination

Annie Katz

USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Illumination"
A backlit Herring Gull, his wing only a fraction of an inch from the waters edge in a fiord in Norway.



Graphic

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Graphic"
A stand of dead trees in Yellowstone from a past forest fire form a very graphic image during the stark winter.



Thermal Bison

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Thermal Bison"
Bison try to stay warm by hanging around the thermal hot springs in Yellowstone, Wy during the harsh Winter months.



Outlines

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Outlines"
The outline of a backlit Herring Gull as it was flying straight into the camera's lens.



Fisheye

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Fisheye"
A mother Grizzly Bear and her cub share a fish in Katmai, Alaska.



Landing Gull

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Landing Gull"
A gull landing in Norway, creating a perfect mirror of itself in the still waters.



Water Rings

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Water Rings"
A Herring Gull taking off from a fiord in Norway creating a beautiful surrounding with the splashing water & his mirrored image around him.



Bobcat

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Bobcat"
A Bobcat, taking a minute out from hunting, stares right into the lens in Yellowstone Wy.



The Internett

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Internett"



Bring It On

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Bring It On"



The Dentist

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"The Dentist"



Messi

Antero Wallinus-Rinne

Norway

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Messi"
El Maestro of World Class Soccer



Abandoned Widow

Anthony Pond

USA

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Abandoned Widow"
Varanasi, India



Wrestlers

Anthony Pond

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Wrestlers"
Varanasi, India



Baker

Anthony Pond

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Baker"
Kampot, Cambodia



Fishing

Anthony Pond

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Fishing"
Balboa, California



Football

Anton Mukhametchin

Russia

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Sport
Amateur

"Football"
Russia. Novosibirsk. Siberia. Mini football tournament among amateur teams.



Journey of Hope

Antonio Gibotta

Italy

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Journey of Hope"
Lourdes



Contrast

Antonio Zarli

Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Contrast"
Taken in Dubai Marina



Foothills Hospital

Arete Edmunds

Canada

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Foothills Hospital"
Calgary AB, It was a very cold morning in Calgary when this image was captured



The Cowboy

Arete Edmunds

Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Cowboy"



Swimmers

Arete Edmunds

Canada

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Swimmers"
San Francisco



Trees (2)

Argo Argel

Estonia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Trees (2)"
lightpainting in forest



Sense of Power

Arka Dutta

India

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Sense of Power"
A holy woman during a ritual of worshiping at the confluence of Ganges and Bay of Bengal



Bless The Children

Arka Dutta

India

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Bless The Children"
During Gajan festival in Bengal, men with hooks pireced on back embrace children for their wellbeing



Powerless

Arka Dutta

India

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Powerless"
A Woman, allegedly possessed, being surrounded, during the ritual to invoke her normalcy. Kolkata.



Broken Tree 2, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Broken Tree 2, Scotland 2013"



Milarrochy Tree, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Milarrochy Tree, Scotland 2013"



Old Pier, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Old Pier, Scotland 2013"



Eight Sticks, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Eight Sticks, Scotland 2013"



Submerging Trees, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Submerging Trees, Scotland 2013"



Loch Lomond Study 3, Scotland 2013

Arkadius Zagrabski

Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Loch Lomond Study 3, Scotland 2013"



Atonement

Arlene Stanger

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Atonement"



Exposed

Arlene Stanger

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Exposed"



Inside Henry Miller

Arlene Vidor

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Inside Henry Miller"



Best Reception

Arlene Vidor

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Best Reception"



Getty Garden 2

Arlene Vidor

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Getty Garden 2"



SteveS

Arlene Vidor

USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"SteveS"



Earthquake Resettlement camp Jiangyou at Night

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Earthquake Resettlement camp Jiangyou at Night"
From the series 'Survivors' (# 6762). Sichuan, China, 2009



Pipe Smoker, Yunnan, China

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
People
Professional

"Pipe Smoker, Yunnan, China"
Yunnan, China, 2010



At a Children\'s Hospital in Rural Yunnan, China

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
People
Professional

"At a Children\'s Hospital in Rural Yunnan, China"
Yunnan, China, 2010



Morning Roll Call

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
People
Professional

"Morning Roll Call"
Morning roll call at a school in rural Laos, 2010



Telecom Worker, Vietnam

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
People
Professional

"Telecom Worker, Vietnam"



The city Dujiangyan in the year after the Sichuan Earthquake

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"The city Dujiangyan in the year after the Sichuan Earthquake"
From the series 'Survivors' (# 6701). Sichuan, China, 2009



Daily Life at the Earthquake Resettlement Camp Jiangyou

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Daily Life at the Earthquake Resettlement Camp Jiangyou"
From the series 'Survivors' (# 7558). Sichuan, China, 2009



Young Chinese Family at the Children\'s Hospital

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Young Chinese Family at the Children\'s Hospital"
Yunnan, China, 2010



In an Abandoned Flat inside the Earthquake Disaster Zone

Armin Stelljes

Hong Kong

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"In an Abandoned Flat inside the Earthquake Disaster Zone"
From the series 'Survivors' (# 7727) about the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake. Sichuan, China, 2009



Playtime

Arnab Adak

India

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Playtime"
Children at a boarding school during their recess



Blessings

Arnab Adak

India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Blessings"
Participants of Gajan festival in India take make-up of Saints as ritual. Their blessings are considered holy



In Transit

Arnab Adak

India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"In Transit"
People waiting during transit in an airport



The Look

Arnab Adak

India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"The Look"
Commuters look from a tram in a city of India



Lion approaching

Arnfinn Johansen

Norway

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Lion approaching"
Maasai Mara, Kenya



Polar Bear on drifting ice

Arnfinn Johansen

Norway

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Polar Bear on drifting ice"
Svalbard, Norway



Great Grey Owl

Arnfinn Johansen

Norway

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Great Grey Owl"
Great Grey Owl photographed in Norway



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