Crescent City Connection

A M Clark

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Crescent City Connection"



Edwin in Training

A M Clark

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Edwin in Training"



Losing Nature

A.M. Ahad

Bangladesh

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Losing Nature "
The earth losing forests and waterways.



Rough Seas

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Rough Seas"
Ke'e Beach, Kaua'i, Hawai'i



Hau

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Hau"
Kaua'i, Hawai'i



Incubation

Aaron Feinberg

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Incubation"
Dansville, CA



Milky Way over Saguaro National Park

Aaron Rayburn

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Milky Way over Saguaro National Park"
The milky way on a new moon battles the Tucson city lights to rule the sky over Saguaro NP.



Take Me Home BW

Abdulla AlMushaifri

Qatar

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Take Me Home BW"
Dreaming Of Freedom



Recovery Room

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Recovery Room"
Image of the operating room war wounded Syrians



My Goats

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Nominee
People
Amateur

"My Goats"
Traditional women milked goats



Friends

abdulrahman alterkait

Kuwait

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Friends"
Close friendship



Life on Wheels

Abhishek Nandy

India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Life on Wheels"
passing through the busy streets of Delhi, found this set up interesting and managed to frame this



The Diamonds of Life

Adam Dorn

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"The Diamonds of Life"



Sand Dunes at Death Valley

Adam Felde

USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Sand Dunes at Death Valley"



Holding Tight

Adam Plucinski

Australia

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Holding Tight"
There's is no safer place to nap than on mum's back.



Solitude

Adele Spencer

Ireland

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Solitude"



Hydrangea with Melon

Adele Spencer

Ireland

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Hydrangea with Melon"



Caskets

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Caskets"
People go out into the coffins to thank who have overcome serious illness



Wedding Surprise

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Wedding Surprise"
The surprise appearance of a drag queen in a wedding party is reflected in each of the faces of the people around her



Fork

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"Fork"
a grazing light makes the shade before the photographed object.



Arctic explorers

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Arctic explorers"
image taken in Iceland after a snowstorm.light reflecting perfectly the snow reveals the silhouettes of these explorers



Manufactures of Cloud

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Architectural
Professional

"Manufactures of Cloud"
Aerial image of the chimney of an oil refinery, its height exceeds what makes clouds from a plane a



Geometric

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Geometric"



Household Containers

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Household Containers"
Old containers are recycled and become in habitable homes



Enveloping Structure

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Enveloping Structure"



Glances

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Glances"
The look of wonder of a child the first time you enter the Grand Louvre Museum



Scrapping ships

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Scrapping ships"
Some old boats wait at scrapping to be destroyed



Dream

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Dream"
This mysterious image makes us think that is what we see. In the fishing ports there are stairs to access of fishing vessels to the port. With full moon rising tide it is very strong leaving some stai



Horse Rider

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
People
Professional

"Horse Rider"
In a small town in Galicia riders to ride wild horses hair holding her with his bare hands



Horses

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
People
Professional

"Horses"
In Galicia (Spain) there are old traditions, this image reflects the struggle of man with the wild horse, you have to capture with only the help of his hands. This tradition passed from parents to chi



Kneeling

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
People
Professional

"Kneeling"
In some villages in Spain the pilgrim people of a small hermitage knees in gratitude for a miracle



Barber Street

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
People
Professional

"Barber Street"
In a small town barber cuts hair to its customers in the middle of the street a surprise just around the corner



Happy Face

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Happy Face"
This portrait reflects a great happiness and goodness that contrasts with your skin for time worked and his teeth.



Winning Horse

Adolfo Enriquez Calo

Spain

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Winning Horse"
n the small towns of Galicia - Spain, in summer amater horse races are held. Riders are fans and the race track is made in the midst of mountains making the race is very dangerous against a possible f



Peisaj In Alb Si Negru /rom/

Adrian Per

Romania

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Peisaj In Alb Si Negru /rom/ "
In the Mehedinti county , SW Romania, area where i m born .



Reflecting Church

Adrian Streun

Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Reflecting Church"
A cross is seen on the roof of an undertaker's car in front of a church.



Child Plays Among Tables

Adrian Streun

Switzerland

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Child Plays Among Tables"
A child plays on a terrace of a mountain restaurant that's been covered by fresh snow.



Corpus Christi Celebration

Adrian Streun

Switzerland

Nominee
People
Professional

"Corpus Christi Celebration"
The God's Grenadiers array during Corpus Christi. A woman in a traditional costume walks by.



Egyptian Protest

Ady Kerry

UK

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Egyptian Protest"



Returning to the pattern

Ady Kerry

UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Silhouette
Professional

"Returning to the pattern"
An F-15 from 48 Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath, returns to the pattern after a mission



Lancaster

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Lancaster"
A Lancaster crew re-enact the walk from the aircraft after a mission



Naval Cadet

Ady Kerry

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Naval Cadet"



Furtilize Tube

Aernout Overbeeke

France

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Furtilize Tube "
the care taker



Child in a Comboni Mission

Agnese Mosi

Italy

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Child in a Comboni Mission"
LITTLE BOY IN THE MISSION, UGANDA



Find the Smile

Agnese Mosi

Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Find the Smile"
VILLAGE IN KARAMOJA VALLEY, UGANDA



Sunny Lane

Ake Alm

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Sunny Lane"
Old town, Stockholm



On the Top

Ake Alm

Germany

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"On the Top"



Lucia 2

Ake Alm

Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Lucia 2"



The Cavern

Akkarawin Krairiksh

Thailand

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"The Cavern"
The cave reveal those movement as time goes by.



The Girl and The Dog

Al Kent

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Girl and The Dog"
The girl knew if she kept practising she would get the stone to bounce....The dog was just happy that she kept practising



Dreamland

Alain Schroeder

Belgium

Nominee
People
Professional

"Dreamland"
People sleeping, day and night, alone or in groups, are an integral part of the Indian landscape



Kyrgystan Family

Alain Schroeder

Belgium

Nominee
People
Professional

"Kyrgystan Family"
A family having a picnic in front of the Kyrgyz Mountains



Kushti 4

Alain Schroeder

Belgium

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Kushti 4"
Kushti is the traditional form of Indian wrestling



Garage

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Garage"
A derelict and overgrown garage in Langkawi, Malaysia



Door, Bahrain

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Door, Bahrain"
Detail of a wooden door handle, Bahrain



Strangler Fig, Angkor Thom

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Strangler Fig, Angkor Thom"
Strangler fig tree in the ruins of the temple at Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia



Potter, Bahrain

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Potter, Bahrain"
A potter making clay water vessels, Bahrain



Picnic, Qtub Shahi Tombs

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Picnic, Qtub Shahi Tombs"
Ground staff having a picnic at the Qutb Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, India



Construction Workers, Kondapur

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Construction Workers, Kondapur"
Construction workers, Kondapur district, Hyderabad, India



Brass Footplate, Istanbul

Alan Skyrme

Brazil

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Brass Footplate, Istanbul"
Brass shoe polisher's foot plate at an hotel in Istanbul, Turkey



Vongolari in Protesta

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Vongolari in Protesta"
Pescatori di vongole protestano in strada il progetto del parco marino



Vlurd

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Vlurd"
carnevale storico del Velurd Offida



No Salvini Mai Con Renzi

Alberto Cicchini

Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"No Salvini Mai Con Renzi"
No salvini mai con renzi barriere divisorie Roma



Action

Ale Ruaro

Brazil

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Action"
Nude, Horse, woman, action, moment,



Rock

Ale Ruaro

Brazil

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Rock"
Rock, nude, nakadfriends, Brazil, woman, nature, pure, naturalist, Winter



Geometría

Alejandra Campos

Mexico

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Geometría"
Love it all the lines in my city



Above the Sky

Aleksandr Romanov

Russia

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Above the Sky"
Crimea mountain Ai - Petri



Northern Angel

Aleksandr Romanov

Russia

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Amateur

"Northern Angel"
CHILDREN Yamal nationality Komi



Hand Binokol

Aleksandr Romanov

Russia

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Hand Binokol"
The observer for the deer



Little Varg

Aleksandr Romanov

Russia

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Little Varg"
Taz peninsula Yamal boy Komi nationality



Enchanting Sparks

Aleksei Petrov

Russia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Enchanting Sparks"
Sun's glare on the swamp. Suburbs of Saint-Petersburg. Russia.



In a marble quarry

Alessandro Puccinelli

Italy

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"In a marble quarry"
A big truck carrying a stone of marble in a very foggy day in a marble quarry



Mare 280

Alessandro Puccinelli

Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Mare 280"
A huge wave in Nazarè, Portugal



Lost

Alessandro Rogna

UK

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Lost"
Budapest in the mist



Été Chaud

Alex Litt

Moldova

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"Été Chaud"
Art nude photo of two young women as "interior elements" of the pure nature



Cuban Girl Looking Out from Behind Bars

Alex Pitt

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Cuban Girl Looking Out from Behind Bars"
A Cuban girl looks out a barred window into the streets of Havana.



Scribble

Alexander Kamakaev

Russia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Scribble"



Lady with Dogs

Alexander Kamakaev

Russia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Fashion
Amateur

"Lady with Dogs"



Tracery

Alexander Kamakaev

Russia

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Tracery"



Philbrook Water Falls

Alexander Milligan

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Philbrook Water Falls"
This was taken with an infrared camera in Tulsa OK



Rome

Alexander Rocco

Canada

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Rome"
Model walking down the runway - Toronto Fashion Week.



Niki (1)

Alexander Spasibko

Russia

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Niki (1)"



Penrose Garden

Alexander Spasibko

Russia

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Penrose Garden"



Anastasia

Alexander Spasibko

Russia

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"Anastasia"



Bullet illusion

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Bullet illusion"
7 Bryant Park Building, NYC



The St. Theodule Church

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The St. Theodule Church"
The Church of Gruyères is dedicated to St. Théodule and was built in 1254. It is situated away fom t



True Love

Alexander Varvarin

Russia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"True Love"
Seychelles giant tortoises



Who's Looking at Who?

Alexander Whittle

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Who's Looking at Who?"
having collected the milk, there is a moment of reflection between combanatants



№1

Alexandr Pantyushin

Russia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Still Life
Amateur

"№1"



Warm Evening

Alexandr Pantyushin

Russia

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Warm Evening"



Haunted (1)

Alexandra Lupien

Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Haunted (1)"
Corn field, Montréal



Lumière

Alexandra Lupien

Canada

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Lumière"
Nikkormat + TriX 35mm roll film



Abstract Landscape Study 1

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract Landscape Study 1"
Bamboo sticks on a seaweed farm, China



Flamingos in the Mist

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Flamingos in the Mist"



i am small

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"i am small"
taken in Iceland, tourist taking pictures in a waterfall



Volcanic Rivers

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Volcanic Rivers"
aerial view from a cessna plane to the icelandic rivers



Between Sky and Earth

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Between Sky and Earth"
volcano taken in Iceland on a plane, i was amazed by the textures created by the clouds



Chinese Painting

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Chinese Painting"
Top of the Zhangjiagjie mountains



Ink Landscape 1

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Ink Landscape 1"
Mountain in China



shade mountain

Alexandre Manuel

Portugal

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"shade mountain"
backlight from a chinese mountain



Portrait of Old Man and a Boy

Alexandru Ilea

Romania

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"Portrait of Old Man and a Boy"
Portrait of an old man and a boy in Chitrakoot, a village from India close to Allahabad



Ayodhya

Alexandru Ilea

Romania

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Ayodhya"
A scene from the holy city of Ayodhya, India.



Lovingly

Alfonso de Cruz Barrios

Spain

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Lovingly"



War Landscapes (1)

Alfredo Macchi

Italy

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Photojournalism
Amateur

"War Landscapes (1)"
Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002



War Landscapes (2)

Alfredo Macchi

Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"War Landscapes (2)"
Kabul, Afghanistan, 2001



From Here 1

Alice Piemme

Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"From Here 1"
Taken by National theater of Brussels in march 2016



Sun and Silence

Alice Piemme

Belgium

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Sun and Silence"
Very far south



Abstract Breast

Alin Karr

Australia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Abstract Breast"
In camera multi exposure



Captured

Alin Karr

Australia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Captured"
Hands and legs in the studio



Reality

Alin Karr

Australia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Reality"
Mirror doesnt lie



Contact with Nature

Alla Vovk

Ukraine

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Contact with Nature"



Reflection (1)

Alla Vovk

Ukraine

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Reflection (1)"



EST IN MARE #2

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"EST IN MARE #2"



Manhattan Scene

Allan Borebor

Philippines

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Manhattan Scene"



Foxglove Stalk Xray

Allan Gill

Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Foxglove Stalk Xray"



Mandevilla Vine Xray

Allan Gill

Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Mandevilla Vine Xray"



Seccessionist Tree

Allison Rose

Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Seccessionist Tree"



Birds

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Birds"
incredible graffiti on the facade of a building in Milan . Suddenly, the city has become a small vi



Skyward

Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica

Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Skyward"
Expo architectural milan 2016



Garrofera 2

alun crockford

UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Garrofera 2"



Girl Between Columns

Alvaro Villela

Brazil

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Girl Between Columns"
Lisboa, Portugal - 2015



Where Was All the Rest of the World

Alvaro Villela

Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Where Was All the Rest of the World"
Garganta do Diabo(Devil's Throat), Portugal - 2015



Guardian Angel

Alvaro Villela

Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Guardian Angel"
City of Porto, Portugal - 2015



They bear all the pain, child labour in Afghanistan

Amador Guallar Perez

Spain

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"They bear all the pain, child labour in Afghanistan"
A young Afghan boy takes his two brothers to work in a cart, Kabul



Maya, an Incense Sticks Maker

Aman Chotani

India

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Maya, an Incense Sticks Maker"
In a dark and dingy room Maya , an Incense sticks in Aagarjhari village waits for a new dawn.



Weekend

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Weekend"



Wired

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Wired"



Brutalism

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Brutalism"



Story Time

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Story Time"



No Skating Allowed

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"No Skating Allowed"



Caught Up

Amanda Harner

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Caught Up"



My Deer Boy

Amardeep Singh

India

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"My Deer Boy"
Mongolia



Rust in Peace

Amardeep Singh

India

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Rust in Peace"
Mongolia



Antlers Avenue

Amardeep Singh

India

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Antlers Avenue"
Mongolia



Light of the Future

Amir Hamja

Bangladesh

Honorable Mention
Children of the World
Amateur

"Light of the Future "
A bangaldeshi girl in mosque to attend her arabic lession.



The Game Frame

Amir Hamja

Bangladesh

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"The Game Frame"
a fielder just missed a catch , a decisive moment from a cricket match



Fenced Childhood

Amir Lavon

Israel

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Fenced Childhood "
black child from sudan in "Holot" facility in Israel .



Multicultural Bus Station

Amir Lavon

Israel

Nominee
People
Professional

"Multicultural Bus Station"
The old bus station at the old town of Nazareth 2016



The Forgotten City

Amir Lavon

Israel

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"The Forgotten City "
Abraham is a hard day worker dealing with iron at the old market of the forgotten city .



Power

Amit Dey

India

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Power"



Bound

Amit Dey

India

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Bound"



The Lone Boat

Amit Dey

India

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"The Lone Boat"
Dal Lake, Kashmir



Winter Morning

Amit Verma

India

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Winter Morning"
Beas River at its best on a winter morning...



Refreshing Myself

Amit Jung KC

France

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Refreshing Myself"
Picture taken in near Kathmandu in a holy pond.



Bushy

Amr El-shafei

USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Bushy"



Raising Awareness in the Push for Justice

Amy Siqveland

USA

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Raising Awareness in the Push for Justice"
Over 2 mill people died under Pol Pot between 1975-79, almost 1/4 the population of Cambodia.Justice is being sought 30 yrs later through a UN war crimes tribunal which has stalled due to corruption.



Savannah

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Savannah"
A famous landmark of Savannah, GA.



Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in Charleston

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in Charleston"
Third longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere.



Turkey: Hagia Sophia

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Turkey: Hagia Sophia "
There are 82,693 mosques in Turkey.Used to be a Christian basilica. The Jan 2016 ISIS bombing that killed 13 foreigners &injured 14 was near here. It is usually a busy but very peaceful place.



Early Morning Alms in Taunggyi Township

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Early Morning Alms in Taunggyi Township"
Novice monks line up for rice.The health& growth of this area (in terms of land ownership, food, safety, pollution, protection of archeological sites) is dependent on investment in the youth.



Novice Monks in Burma

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Novice Monks in Burma "



Novice Burmese Monks

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Amateur

"Novice Burmese Monks"



Fashion in Havana

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Fashion in Havana"
Fashion Shoot at Hotel Nacional de Cuba



Still Waiting for Justice 30 Years Later: The Trial Drags On

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Still Waiting for Justice 30 Years Later: The Trial Drags On"
Tuol Sleng prison in Phnom Penh. A former high school, this complex was used by the Khmer Rouge to torture and kill ~20,000 people. Survivors feel that educating raises awareness.



Cuban Breakdancer

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Cuban Breakdancer"
A street artist explains the importance of sharing his self expression in a country where there are still few outlets for this (internet/press restrictions & govt sanctioned art).



The Dance (2)

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"The Dance (2)"
Restrictions on travel are now relaxing and Americans and Cubans mingle at this traditional Cuban dance spot.



Mashhad, Iran

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Mashhad, Iran"
Inside the largest mosque in the world by dimension, the Imam Reza Shrine, in the holy city of Mashhad, Iran. (Cameras not allowed inside, only a cell phone was permitted.)



Unexploded Ordnance Clean Up in SE Asia

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Unexploded Ordnance Clean Up in SE Asia"
The Obama administration made efforts this year to clean up leftover undetonated Vietnam bombs.Clearance of UXO is a huge concern because there are still thousands of casualties each year.



Detroit Classroom

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Detroit Classroom"
Many institutions have been greatly affected over the years by racial discrimination, unfair economic policies, tax cuts and the closure and relocation of the auto factories in the 1950s onward.



Year of the Detroit Sickout

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Year of the Detroit Sickout"
Many open Detroit schools were shut down this winter with teachers protesting crumbling buildings, inadequate funding and public education policies they felt would further disenfranchise residents.



Removal of the Confederate Flag & Importance of Police

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Removal of the Confederate Flag & Importance of Police"
After a brutal racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, SC, the state removed the Confederate Flag from the capitol grounds. KKK members & counter protestors both marched in Columbia.



Cuban Couple

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Cuban Couple"
It's difficult to talk about gender equality in Cuba, as politics is a topic many avoid, esp older generations.More women are being educated but traditional roles are often still practiced at home.



Modern Day Silk Road Merchant

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Modern Day Silk Road Merchant"
A craftsman on the Silk Road city of Bukhara.Corrupt monopolies, anti-trade measures & lack of privatization all have greatly affected the bazaars.



Taungba Village, Myanmar

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Taungba Village, Myanmar"
The government has relocated many of the traditional villages here & has also completed a number of restorations that could threaten the standards for authenticity by international...



Inle

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Inle"
Largest lake in Myanmar, over 70,000 people live and work here.Pollution, new agricultural methods & tourism are now threatening the fragile ecosystem.



Fishing in Istanbul

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Fishing in Istanbul"
Thousands from diff backgrounds mingle to make their living on the Galata Bridge. Due to overfishing & pollution, govt officials made efforts to change legislation to fine those who are...



Woman in Esfahan

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Woman in Esfahan"
Chehel Sotoun Palace: the 20 columns become 40 when the sun hits them right for reflection.



Random Kite Near Gas Plant

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Random Kite Near Gas Plant"
People were flying kites on a hill by this plant in Seattle & one seemed to really fit the setting.



Votary

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Votary"
A votary pierces his back with milk pots.(Part of a research project from multiple countries & trips to see the Thaipusam festival.)



Paris Lock Bridge Dismantled: Changed Ideas of Forever

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Paris Lock Bridge Dismantled: Changed Ideas of Forever"
The Pont des Arts bridge was weighted down by over 700,000 locks, which weighed over 45 tons. The locks were put there by couples who wanted to symbolize their love.



Colobus Monkey

Amy Siqveland

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Colobus Monkey"



Black Heat Passion

Amyn Nasser

USA

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Black Heat Passion"
BLACK HEAT IN PASSION



Bang! Fuck That!

Amyn Nasser

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bang! Fuck That!"
FUCK THAT!



Path to Peace

Anand Sharan

India

Nominee
People
Professional

"Path to Peace"
Footsteps to peace and serenity



The wait

Anastasia Woolmington

Australia

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"The wait"
Wedding photoshoot. Improvised use of puddle after the rain



Love in War

ANDRAJ SONNENKALB

Germany

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Love in War"
current cover artwork for the upcoming album 'Liebe im Krieg' of german gothic pop band 'Letzte Instanz'



Lines (1)

Andre Boto

Portugal

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Lines (1)"
Just two spoons...



Circles

Andre Boto

Portugal

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Circles"
The modern buildings provide us a lots of interesting lines and shapes to interpret in photography.



Dark Nature

Andre Boto

Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Dark Nature"
The lines and textures of nature.



Bridge (1)

Andre Boto

Portugal

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Bridge (1)"
A little line conecting to pieces of land.



Boy, Sacred Valley, Peru

Andre Doyon

Canada

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Boy, Sacred Valley, Peru"
Portrait of a boy photographed in a street of Cusco, Peru



man and machine #3

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"man and machine #3"
detail of a historic steam compressor in a disused coking plant in the Ruhr area in Germany



man and machine #1

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"man and machine #1"
detail of a historic steam compressor in a disused coking plant in the Ruhr area in Germany



man and machine #2

Andre Kurenbach

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"man and machine #2"
detail of a historic steam compressor in a disused coking plant in the Ruhr area in Germany



The Eye

Andre Struik

Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"The Eye"



Let Us Not Forget

andrea ballaratti

Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Let Us Not Forget"
Srebrenica 20 years after the genocide -Potocari Memorial Center (BOSNIA I HERZEGOVINA)



High Noon

Andrea Nuvoloni

Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"High Noon"
Local men, resting in the midday shadow, turn their heads as a young girl passes by.



A Breath of Air

Andrea Nuvoloni

Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"A Breath of Air"
Tea factory workers take a break from the oppressing heat of the drying implant.



Waiting for the Day's Catch

Andrea Nuvoloni

Italy

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Waiting for the Day's Catch"
Crows and fishermen both wait eagerly for the day's catch.



Next Victim

Andrea Waxler

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Next Victim"
Extreme Mustang Makeover Competition



Jökulsarlon, Iceland

Andreas Bruglacher

Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Jökulsarlon, Iceland"



Artists Bride

Andreas Buebl

Austria

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Artists Bride"
Vienna



Green

Andreas Buebl

Austria

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Green"



Father and Son

Andreas Camenisch

Switzerland

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Father and Son"
I saw the boy with his father walking on the roof of the Opera in Oslo.



Do Not

Andreas Ender

Austria

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Do Not"
out of cam



Silent Wings

Andreea Chiru

Romania

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"Silent Wings"



Bern

Andreea Chiru

Romania

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Bern"



Once Upon A

Andreea Chiru

Romania

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Fashion
Amateur

"Once Upon A"



Untitled (1)

Andreea Chiru

Romania

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Untitled (1)"



Hair Years

andrew chittock

UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Hair Years"
fine art nude photo shoot black and white.



Life on the Pipe Line

Andrew Davis

Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Life on the Pipe Line"
A photo of the boys welding on the longest subsea pipeline in the Southern hemisphere.



Big Wheel

Andrew Kemp

Brazil

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Big Wheel"
Paris



Smoker

Andrew JK TAN

Singapore

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Smoker"
Man smoking his last cigarette.



Otherwise

Andrey Kezzyn

Germany

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Otherwise"
Hasselblad 500, Ilford XP5



Confession

Andrey Kezzyn

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Confession"
Hasselblad 500, Ilford XP5



Charro

Andy Goodwin

USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Charro"
From a series of photos of the American Charreada (Mexican Rodeo)



Cleaved in Two

Andy McRory

USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Cleaved in Two"
Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia) in early spring, California, 2016



Guinea Pig for Dinner

Andy Woods

New Zealand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Still Life
Professional

"Guinea Pig for Dinner"



Street Life

Andy Woods

New Zealand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Street Life"
Street life in La Paz



What's Around the Corner

Andy Woods

New Zealand

Nominee
People
Professional

"What's Around the Corner"
Peruvian Woman with Lama



Carrying the Load

Andy Woods

New Zealand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Carrying the Load"
Peruvian Woman on her way to the markets



Long March

Anette Mossbacher

Switzerland

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Long March"
Three Giraffes on the search for a waterhole along the Etosha Salt Pan in Namibia



Good Night Sleep Tight

Anette Mossbacher

Switzerland

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Good Night Sleep Tight"
Polar bear sleeping between rocks on a cliff in Svalbard, Norway



Parallel Worlds

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Parallel Worlds"



Moonshadow

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Moonshadow"



A Furtive Glance

Angela Vicedomini

Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"A Furtive Glance "



On the Way To ...

Angela C. Brown

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"On the Way To ..."



Get Stuck In

Anil Bolukbas

China (PRC)

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Nude
Amateur

"Get Stuck In "
Running against to the society's liking, she is hiding her beautiful face attracting attentions.



Rage I Have Hidden

Anil Bolukbas

China (PRC)

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Rage I Have Hidden"
Model: Anastasia Kochetkova Moscow, Russia



G

Anique Ahmed Naseeruddeen

United Arab Emirates

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"G"
Profile view of the grandstand at Dubai Autodrome.



Winter (1)

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Winter (1)"



Aliens

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Aliens"



Staircase

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Staircase"



Opaque 2

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Opaque 2"



Socks

Anita Schiedeck

Spain

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Socks"



Zuerich

Anja Moore

USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Zuerich"
Man walks the night streets of Zurich Switzerland in the rain.



Starry Night

Ankit Nandwani

India

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Starry Night"



Nicandra Seed Heads

Ann Bastion

New Zealand

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Nicandra Seed Heads"
The lacey beauty in this seed head compelled me to capture it.



Paper Roll

Ann Bastion

New Zealand

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Paper Roll"



Homage

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Homage"



Water Drops

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Water Drops"
Water Drop Collision



New 55

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"New 55"



Flowers on Fireplace

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Flowers on Fireplace"



Visit

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Visit"



Window

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Window"



Quiet Evening

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Quiet Evening"
Night camping under the stars in California



Urchins

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Urchins"
Urchins



Dutch Inspired Still life

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Dutch Inspired Still life"
Dutch Inspired Still life



Winter Still Life

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Winter Still Life"
Winter Still life



Water Drops

Ann Elliott Cutting

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Water Drops"
Drop Collision



Empty

Ann-Mari Broman

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Empty"
From my series "The Broken Heart"



Why?

Ann-Mari Broman

USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Why?"
From my series "The Girl and the Wolf".



Venice

Anna Beyger-Pasternak

UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Venice"
Gelatin silver print



Gondolier

Anna Beyger-Pasternak

UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Gondolier"
Gelatin silver print



Cultural Identity

Anna den Drijver

Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cultural Identity"
The underlying theme in Anna den Drijver’s work is the process of growing up and the search for ones



Insight

Anna Kadykova

Russia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Insight"



New York: Part XIII

Anna Laudan

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"New York: Part XIII"



Monoliths: Part III

Anna Laudan

Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Monoliths: Part III"



Into the Fog

Anna Laudan

Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Into the Fog"
This capture was taken by self-timer. The model is also the photographer.



Demonstration

Anna Wloch

Poland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Demonstration"
Poland



Paloma

Anna Wloch

Poland

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Paloma"
Gypsy



Street

Anna Wloch

Poland

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Street"
Warsaw



Seal

Anna Wloch

Poland

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Seal"
Antarctica



Atop the Gare du Nord

Anne Eigen

USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Atop the Gare du Nord"
At the top of the Gare du Nord train station in Paris



Passing by in Paris

Anne Eigen

USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Passing by in Paris"
Photographed in June, 2015



Anna Lund

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Anna Lund"



Romero

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Romero"



ID

Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"ID"



The Boys Hut

Anne Lambe

New Zealand

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"The Boys Hut"
This image was taken in an old single mans musterers hut at Otematata Station.



Ibiza Hotel

Anne Marie Trovato

Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Ibiza Hotel"
Abandoned hotel, Ibiza Coast



Bleeding Heart 1

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Amateur

"Bleeding Heart 1"



Beauty of Decay

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Beauty of Decay"



Leaf Sculpture

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Leaf Sculpture"



Rose

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Rose"



Beauty Of Greens

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Beauty Of Greens"



Light Within

Anne Marie Walters

UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Light Within"



Untitled

Annemarie Jacques

USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Untitled"



Untitled (2)

Annemarie Jacques

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Untitled (2)"



Hosta 1

Annemarie Jacques

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Hosta 1"



hawk study #1

Annemarie Jacques

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"hawk study #1"



The Fight Against Feral Cats

Annette Ruzicka

Australia

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"The Fight Against Feral Cats"
The gory business of gut analysis in the fight against feral cats in Australia's extinction crisis.



The First Custodians

Annette Ruzicka

Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"The First Custodians"
Aboriginal Elder Rita Cutter, born under a tree in the western desert explains the use of bark



Vultures Await

Annette Ruzicka

Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Vultures Await"
On a remote beach in Costa Rica, vultures wait for eggs or old turtles, whichever comes first.



Multiple Effects of Reflection

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Multiple Effects of Reflection"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Circular View

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Circular View"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



A Slice of Samhri

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"A Slice of Samhri"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life and places.



Cloud Space

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Cloud Space"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Clouds Merge

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Clouds Merge"
Adelaide 2016



The Shot

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"The Shot"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Corner at Noon

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Corner at Noon"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Riding the Wall

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Riding the Wall"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Lost Birds Sing

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Lost Birds Sing"
Empty cages and birdsong echo the lost past



The Divers

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Divers"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



The Wedding Party

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Wedding Party"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



The Can Collector

Annette Willis

Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"The Can Collector"
Part of a series taken from my iPhone journal of daily life.



Hunting Male Snowy Owl

Annie Katz

USA

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Hunting Male Snowy Owl"
Male Snowy Owl in a field outside of Toronto, Canada hunting for food during a snow storm.



Fashionista

Annie Katz

USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Fashionista"
Old made-up Cuban woman with floral garland, one earring, a cigar and necklaces striking a pose.



Cuban Late Night Ferry

Annie Katz

USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
People
Professional

"Cuban Late Night Ferry"
Santiago de Cuba late night ferry embarking on it's last run for the evening.



Cuban Merchandise

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Cuban Merchandise"
Cuban T-shirts for sale, arranged neatly behind the bars of a store in Havana.



Cuban Boys at Play

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Children of the World
Professional

"Cuban Boys at Play"
Photo taken in Santiago de Cuba of three young boys playing with their toy car in the streets.



Fishnets

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Fishnets"
A woman sits behind an doorway with only her black fishnet stockings and her hand exposed to view.



Cuban Woman and her Dog

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Cuban Woman and her Dog"
Cuban woman in her kitchen in Vinales, Cuba, a tobacco region, with her dog.



Sunset Camel

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Sunset Camel"
Photo of a feisty camel on the sand dunes against the sunset in Pushkar India



Gladiola

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Gladiola"
Close up of a Gladiola in Costa Rica.



Icy Stare

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Icy Stare"
A Red Fox flashes an icy stare as he runs along the top of a snowbank in Colorado.



Low Rider

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Low Rider"
Snowy Owl outside of Toronto, Canada skimming the ground.



Sparring Red Foxes

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Sparring Red Foxes"
Two Red Foxes sparring with each other in Colorado.



Explosive

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Explosive"
Female Snowy Owl explodes on take off out of a field in Canada.



Radiance

Annie Katz

USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Radiance"
A gorgeous` Red Fox in Colorado.



Earth, Wind, Water and Me

Anouk Baumann

Switzerland

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Earth, Wind, Water and Me"
workshop "the sensual taste" with kim höhnle, model: tatjana fedorkowa



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