People - Professional

Bathing man, 2017 Pieter de Vos
Canada

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Bathing man, 2017"
A man bathes in KwaMhlanga, South Africa.



Sofie Marina Tennefoss
Norway

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Sofie"



The Kiss Markku Lahdesmaki
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"The Kiss"
A stolen moment in life in London.



Sight Nunzia Borrelli
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Sight"



Reflections Yashovardhan Sodhani
India

Honorable Mention

"Reflections "
Artists doing makeup before their performance.



Barbershop Seamus Travers
Ireland

Honorable Mention

"Barbershop"
Barbara's Hair and Beauty Barbershop Dublin, that caters to only over 65's. Fuji Neopan 1600.



Champagne ! Antoine Morfaux
France

Honorable Mention

"Champagne !"
Galina's wedding, Burgundy, France



Crossing the tramline Ragnar B. Varga
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Crossing the tramline"
I captured this snowy winter scene in Bergen, Norway.



1977 Kings Road Don Parnall
USA

Honorable Mention

"1977 Kings Road "
1977 Kings Road Chelsea London, Original Punks



Human Tower Eduardo Soler
USA

Honorable Mention

"Human Tower"
Barcelona, Catalan tradition of building human towers reaching up to 10 stories.



Home Support Jonathan Banks
UK

Honorable Mention

"Home Support"
The British Red Cross provides aid around the world. Sometimes this can be a cup of tea and a chat.



Memories Arnaud Gras
France

Honorable Mention

"Memories"
Memories



Self Portrait Erika Fish
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Self Portrait"
Our moment at the TATE Modern in London.



Jain Nuns Anand Sharan
India

Honorable Mention

"Jain Nuns"
Jain Nuns who walk hundreds of miles bare feet spreading the word of God. India



Sapeur Festival. Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Tariq Zaidi
UK

Honorable Mention

"Sapeur Festival. Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo."
Boy sapeur gets out of his mini electric car surrounded by other sapeurs.



Mother with her Daughters Tariq Zaidi
UK

Honorable Mention

"Mother with her Daughters"
Inside one of the basic favela homes in Rio, a mother braids the hair of one of her daughters.



Dog On Leash Susan Greeff
South Africa

Honorable Mention

"Dog On Leash"
On a street in Assisi Italy



Redyk Bartlomiej Jurecki
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Redyk"
Redyk is a traditional annual march of highlanders with flocks of sheep in southern Poland.



Life Under Redlight SM Kakon
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Life Under Redlight"
Two sex workers are waiting for clients at their brothel premise. Bangladesh



Photo exhibition Claude Ka Kit Tsang
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"Photo exhibition"
A photo exhibition is held inside a hall of Fringe Club, visitors are standing behind a giant poster facing the street.



Between Two Worlds Belle Verdiglione
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Between Two Worlds"
Baby Lachlan was caught by the midwife as he made a speedy entrance into the world



The Nagas Robi Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Nagas"
Nagas at the Khumb, Allahabad, India



hen party in Newcastle, England Simon Puschmann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"hen party in Newcastle, England"
hen party in Newcastle, England



Smile Victoria Parnall-Vaughan
UK

Honorable Mention

"Smile"



Backstage Moments Edmond Terakopian
UK

Honorable Mention

"Backstage Moments"
Azzurra Caccetta who plays the Dancing Vixen (Terynka) warms up backstage. RCM Opera.



Folded Hands Karsten Thormaehlen
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Folded Hands"
Hands of 105-year-old woman, Sardinia, Italy



Street Performer A. Fabres
UK

Nominee

"Street Performer"
The Edinburgh Festival offers so many options of entertainment that it is easy to miss on things that happen on the side. This street performer caught my eye because we don't expect to see a ballet performance on the street. I used Ilford film and was trying to achieve a grainy result which I did.



The Weaver (2) Adam Crews
Australia

Nominee

"The Weaver (2)"
Deep into the foothills of the Himalaya of Nepal, I found this amazing woman weaving in her doorway.



Woman & Child Adrian Zator
Canada

Nominee

"Woman & Child"
Part of an ongoing project capturing candid shots of people on the streets of Vancouver, Canada



Afghan Woman Alain Schroeder
Belgium

Nominee

"Afghan Woman"
Afghanistan, A woman wearing a burqa walking along a road



Taco Stand Alan Abramowitz
USA

Nominee

"Taco Stand"



nomad Alessandro Majocchi
Italy

Nominee

"nomad"
polaroid effect



Transhumance Alin Popescu
Romania

Nominee

"Transhumance"
A millenia old tradition still observed in the Carpathian mountains, transhumance is a way of living



Monolithic Andre Melo-andrade
Brazil

Nominee

"Monolithic"
Dancing together ballerinas seem to be an unique and perfect body.



Antiglobalization.The last mainstay. Andrey Gudkov
Russia

Nominee

"Antiglobalization.The last mainstay."
Indonesia. New Guinea. Tribes of Dani.



Football Match Anna Beyger-Pasternak
UK

Nominee

"Football Match"
Gelatin silver print



Playing with Light Annette Willis
Australia

Nominee

"Playing with Light"



Ganges Ritual Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Ganges Ritual"
Early, early morning on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India - people gather to bathe and pray.



A Century Apart Beate Walden
USA

Nominee

"A Century Apart"
The intriguing promise of stepping into a different time at Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul



Busy Night II Beatrix Jourdan
Hungary

Nominee

"Busy Night II"



Brothers Belinda Mason
Australia

Nominee

"Brothers "
Seriousness of life reflected in the childhood games of brothers



Waiting for the ferry Benoit Chalifour
Canada

Nominee

"Waiting for the ferry"
Como, Italia



Watching The Herd Cara Taylor Swift
USA

Nominee

"Watching The Herd"



Balance Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Balance"



Jerusalem praying Celestino Arce
Spain

Nominee

"Jerusalem praying"
Group of orthodox jews praying in the Western Wall in Jerusalem.



Heading to the Synagogue in Brooklyn Christian Mushenko
Australia

Nominee

"Heading to the Synagogue in Brooklyn"
Men heading to the Synagogue in Brooklyn on a snowy morning.



Amore Christian Herbert Hildebrand
Switzerland

Nominee

"Amore"
Loving Couple in a North Italian Town



A moment of Solitude Christoper Fernandez
Philippines

Nominee

"A moment of Solitude"



Helmets Cinzia Camela
Italy

Nominee

"Helmets"
A cyclist in New York City



Standing with the Salish Sea Cristina Mittermeier
Canada

Nominee

"Standing with the Salish Sea"
Ta'Kaiya Blaney is a young singer, songwriter, drummer, and speaker for her people, the Tla’amin Fir



Handmade From Scratch Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee

"Handmade From Scratch"
The Puppeteer Twins in York, Uk



Twins Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee

"Twins"
Twins - The Puppeteer and his handmade progeny and musical partner



The Three Nuns David Yeo
UK

Nominee

"The Three Nuns"
The Nuns, my amazing neighbours, models and friends.



Selfie-Absorbed, Harbin, China Deborah Gray Mitchell
USA

Nominee

"Selfie-Absorbed, Harbin, China"
Photographed in October, 2015, this young lady never knew I photographed her three times.



Nazaranos Donna Todd
USA

Nominee

"Nazaranos"
Holy week celebrations.



Nada&Uros Dragomir Vukovic
USA

Nominee

"Nada&Uros"
slowly she was going, he was listening...



Untitled (3) Dragos-Radu Dumitrescu
Romania

Nominee

"Untitled (3)"



Bangladesh Duncan de Fey
Netherlands

Nominee

"Bangladesh"



Devils Eduardo Soler
USA

Nominee

"Devils"
Devils coming out of the church. Villa Franca, Barcelona.



F R A M E D Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"F R A M E D"



ZEN Elie Galey
France

Nominee

"ZEN"
ZEN ATTITUDE



the stripper Federico Janni
USA

Nominee

"the stripper"
a stripper on sunset strip



face in the crowd Frank Bevans
USA

Nominee

"face in the crowd"
leisure time for the family



LAZY SUNDAY LUNCH RISTORANTE RIVIERA  ZATTERE  VENEZIA Garry Wapshott
Australia

Nominee

"LAZY SUNDAY LUNCH RISTORANTE RIVIERA ZATTERE VENEZIA"
LOCALS ENJOY SUNSHINE AND WINE COFFE AND FOOD IN A QUITE AREA IN VENICE



TWO PLUS TWO PLUS ONE Gina Socrates
UK

Nominee

"TWO PLUS TWO PLUS ONE"



Tango (1) Gloria Cambre
USA

Nominee

"Tango (1)"
Dancing Tango in the city



Imitating Daddy. Helen M. Stummer
USA

Nominee

"Imitating Daddy."
I was photographing the young man when the child jumped in--newark, NJ



Las mujeres sonrientes Isabel Corthier
Belgium

Nominee

"Las mujeres sonrientes"
Knitting ladies are laughing in Pulingui, Chimborazo, Ecuador



Potato farmers Isabel Corthier
Belgium

Nominee

"Potato farmers"
Potato farmers at an altitude above 3600 m in Peru.



Rice Crop Workers B & W Ivonete Leite
USA

Nominee

"Rice Crop Workers B & W"



Bird woman Jacky Chapman
UK

Nominee

"Bird woman"
Feeding the pigeons, Bascarsija square in the old town, Sarajevo. 1998.



Desire Jan Malmstrom
Sweden

Nominee

"Desire"
Man reaching for a Swarovski crystal ball.



Cyclist Jason Knott
UK

Nominee

"Cyclist"
Cyclist in China



Ashely @ the Hookah Joe Patronite
USA

Nominee

"Ashely @ the Hookah"
Ashley Rae at Hookah Bar, West Los Angles, October 2017.



Il Soldato john giattino
Italy

Nominee

"Il Soldato"



The Remote Great Wall john hryniuk
Canada

Nominee

"The Remote Great Wall"
A Chinese guard lights a cigarette at dusk on the Great Wall in northern China.



Masks of Burkina Faso Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee

"Masks of Burkina Faso"
Various mask dancers rest in the midday sun from their energetic performances, Burkina Faso



Mea Shearim Jordi Cohen
Spain

Nominee

"Mea Shearim"
Lag Baomer Celebration at Mea Shearim (Jerusalem, Israel)



Under the Shade Tree Julie Shipman
USA

Nominee

"Under the Shade Tree"
Taking a break under a big tree in Puglia, Italy.



dis·par·i·ty Kari Townsend
USA

Nominee

"dis·par·i·ty"



Help Wanted Ken Loyst
USA

Nominee

"Help Wanted"
Local New Orleans cafe scene during a busy service.



Yawn KIHEON SON
Korea (South)

Nominee

"Yawn"
A yawning dog & an old man sleeping with open-mouth. Dongdaemoon, korea, 2017



Lady with Jack Daniels Kirsten Heer
Germany

Nominee

"Lady with Jack Daniels"
photograph made in the old "Speicherstadt" in Hamburg in 1975



Mobile Phone Addiction Kwok Ka Yan Ricky
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Mobile Phone Addiction"
Mobile Phone Addiction



Woman versus the Mekong Lanny Nagler
USA

Nominee

"Woman versus the Mekong"
The strength of people fighting the forces of nature on a daily basis.



Uyghur Cotton Workers Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee

"Uyghur Cotton Workers"
Urghur Cotton Workers in Xinjiang



Steam Punk family Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Steam Punk family"
Steam punks often have gatherings and show off their finery



Mother love Malika Sqalli
Austria

Nominee

"Mother love"
A mother protecting the children during Krampus stroll



Poetic of Everyday Life Mariza Formaggini
USA

Nominee

"Poetic of Everyday Life"
Digital Photography



Henri Cartier-Bresson was here Melanie E. Rijkers
Netherlands

Nominee

"Henri Cartier-Bresson was here"
Eyespiration Photo Walk in Paris, France



The Inky Blackness of New York Michele Palazzo
USA

Nominee

"The Inky Blackness of New York"



Contemplation (2) Mickey Strider
USA

Nominee

"Contemplation (2)"
A cowboy focuses as he awaits his turn at the Brawley, California Rodeo.



The Shopkeeper Molly Garg
USA

Nominee

"The Shopkeeper"
captured on the streets of Hyderabad, India



Stone Worker MURAT PULAT
Turkey

Nominee

"Stone Worker"
Shaping stone in unhealthy conditions



Wedding Day Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Wedding Day"
Wedding day, Western Mongolia



Made in America Olivier Douliery
USA

Nominee

"Made in America"
U.S President Doanld Trump swings a baseball bat in front of the cameras at an event celebrating products made in America,.



The Discussion Patricia Jarvis
USA

Nominee

"The Discussion"
A heart to heart talk between a cowgirl and her horse.



The Sculptor in his Workshop Patrick Desgraupes
France

Nominee

"The Sculptor in his Workshop"
Denis Nayrac,sculptor on metal, in his Workshop



uphill Patrik Argast
USA

Nominee

"uphill"



Looks Patrizia Dottori
Italy

Nominee

"Looks"
Iran



Lone Policeman Philip Brown
UK

Nominee

"Lone Policeman"
A lone policeman stands on Wembley Way as Arsenal and Chelsea fans stream towards the Wembley park u



Distance 2 philippa stannard
Italy

Nominee

"Distance 2"



Walking man, 2017 Pieter de Vos
Canada

Nominee

"Walking man, 2017"
A man strolls past the open entrance of a shack in a squatter camp in Pretoria, South Africa.



Drifting, 2017 Pieter de Vos
Canada

Nominee

"Drifting, 2017"
Cigarette smoke obscures the face of a man living in a squatter camp in Pretoria, South Africa



Fanning the flames, 2016 Pieter de Vos
Canada

Nominee

"Fanning the flames, 2016"
A man stokes a fire in a squatter camp in Pretoria, South Africa.



Reconciliation, 2016 Pieter de Vos
Canada

Nominee

"Reconciliation, 2016"
Two men embrace after an argument in a squatter camp in Pretoria, South Africa.



She bring country to modern Poon Peterpenn
Hong Kong

Nominee

"She bring country to modern"
Miss Aung San is the leader and idol in the heart of Burma people.



Espresso to go Ragnar B. Varga
Norway

Nominee

"Espresso to go"
The photograph was taken on a snowy winter day in Bergen, Norway.



Spiritual Journey RAJESH SATANKAR
India

Nominee

"Spiritual Journey "
this shot is from one of my photo series called Spiritual Journey. I took this image in Haridwar



PASSAGEIRA Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee

"PASSAGEIRA"
Peruvian Woman, Cusco, Peru



Man and dog Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Man and dog"
Peru



Second Thoughts Roger Gaess
Belgium

Nominee

"Second Thoughts"



The Bell Cord Roger Gaess
Belgium

Nominee

"The Bell Cord"
From my "The Dark Sisters" series.



Contemplation (1) Sacha Ineichen
Switzerland

Nominee

"Contemplation (1)"
Oregon USA



vietnam a cena Salvatore Valente
Italy

Nominee

"vietnam a cena"
vietnam mercato di Bha Ca



After Work Swim Sam Nerrie
Australia

Nominee

"After Work Swim"
Sydney-siders are well known for taking a dip after work.



Cowboy Way Seth Joel
USA

Nominee

"Cowboy Way"
A six shooter is still standard equipment for cow hands on vast rugged ranches in rural america.



see a marionette show Seungwook Lee
Korea (South)

Nominee

"see a marionette show"
The boy couldn't keep his eye off the marionette show while sitting down. He fell in love with it.



Maasai Warriors Hunting Kenya Simon Stock
UK

Nominee

"Maasai Warriors Hunting Kenya"
Maasai Warriors Hunting at sunset, Olarro, Kenya



Beach Study. Steve Turner
Australia

Nominee

"Beach Study."



Ride Steven Edson
USA

Nominee

"Ride"
People on a ride against the sky at the County Fair



Horse Ride in a Favela Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Horse Ride in a Favela"
Boys ride on their work horse at Favela Vila do Metrô community, Mangueira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



The Sapeur of Brazzaville Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"The Sapeur of Brazzaville"
Elie, 45, struts his stuff in the streets of Brazzaville, Congo



Turning Heads Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Turning Heads"
Yamea, 58, a sapeur for half a century turns heads in the streets of Brazzaville, Congo.



Pyongyang Bus Stop Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Pyongyang Bus Stop"
People wait at bus stop on the outskirts of the capital, Pyongyang. North Korea



Rabiri in the Thar Desert Terri Gold
USA

Nominee

"Rabiri in the Thar Desert"
The Rabari are a nomadic camel-herding people in Rajasthan whose name means "outside the way."



San People in Namibia Terri Gold
USA

Nominee

"San People in Namibia"
The San People place importance on their storytelling to remind themselves of their history



Size Matters Thomas Kettner
Germany

Nominee

"Size Matters"



Declining Years Thomas Phoon
Malaysia

Nominee

"Declining Years"
Old folks enjoying their retired time in a traditional Chinese tea house



existence travis broxton
USA

Nominee

"existence"



"Partxis" playing Txomin Txueka
Spain

Nominee

""Partxis" playing"
Prisoners "partxis" playing in the prison of San Pedro, La Paz-Bolivia.



Smiler - roadside fruit & veg stall seller. Val Kelly
UK

Nominee

"Smiler - roadside fruit & veg stall seller."
I was the passenger of our hired car when I took this image. I smiled, held up my camera, she nodded & proudly smiled back. I took my shot, the lights changed. I smiled my thanx as we resumed our trip



Longingly Victoria Parnall-Vaughan
UK

Nominee

"Longingly"



ATTACHMENT Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"ATTACHMENT"
The long waits of the pasture. Joseph, 15 years of age, brings books with him and studies while watching the sheep. In an economic situation like that of Sicily.



Fans   Vyacheslav Sarkisian
Turkmenistan

Nominee

"Fans "
On the podium racetrack honorary elders watch the races.



lionel eagle Wee Seng Goh
Singapore

Nominee

"lionel eagle"
the perfect way to freedom



Ritual dance Wilco van Dijen
Netherlands

Nominee

"Ritual dance"
Ghana



The Soloist Willy Wilson
USA

Nominee

"The Soloist"
Girls at a middle-school continuation



Chat Yoshiteru Yamamoto
Canada

Nominee

"Chat"



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