Children of the World - Professional

Children of Kalash Pakistan Donell Gumiran
Philippines

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Children of Kalash Pakistan"
Wealth in this world is children. Capturing the last pure people from being forgotten. Taking this responsibility for the history of mankind, I want to contribute & share with the world the importance of humanity & understanding traditions. The Kalasha children are a Dardic indigenous people residing in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. They are considered unique among the peoples of Pakistan. They have a unique ancient culture.



Childhood 01 Thomas Kettner
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Childhood 01"
Children growing up in a broken world, Matare Valley - Nairobi



Bambino Himba Salvatore Valente
Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Bambino Himba"
Namibia Himba village, I gave these children of the Himalayan children as a gift and immediately it



Dualistic Molly Garg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dualistic"
a reflection of brothers



Brothers Paul Anthony Wilson
UK

Honorable Mention

"Brothers"
I was photographing the 'Reading of the Charter' at the Seamer horse fair. These two brothers kept asking me to take their picture, the older of the two grabbed the younger in a headlock - and made him laugh revealing his missing teeth - I couldn't resist and managed a couple of shots before they ran off chasing each other.



Future is in Our Hands Alexandria Neoh
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Future is in Our Hands"



Thirsty Sreeroop KT
India

Honorable Mention

"Thirsty"
Thirsty kids at Kumbh Mela 2019



Shadows Of Her Parents David Nam Lip Lee
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Shadows Of Her Parents"
No matter how tough the living is, the parents always wish their child can grow happily.



Student, Haiti Cheryl Clegg
USA

Honorable Mention

"Student, Haiti"
One portrait from my series, Faces of the Rasin Foundation, Haiti



Imagination Deborah Gray Mitchell
USA

Honorable Mention

"Imagination"
Milk Crate Playground, Orchha, Rajasthan, India. Photographed March 2019



Painting Time Darcy Brown
UK

Honorable Mention

"Painting Time "
Part of a colour run charity event, at the last minute the child's natural reflexes kick in



See no evil, my brother! Zarko Ivetic
Denmark

Honorable Mention

"See no evil, my brother!"
Zarko Ivetic



Dobruja Dragos-Radu Dumitrescu
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Dobruja"
Children of the Dobruja region of Romania and their daily magical playgrounds.



Lost Childhood Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan
USA

Honorable Mention

"Lost Childhood"
Child labor in Brickfield



Hit And Run. Hakan Strand
Sweden

Honorable Mention

"Hit And Run. "
Halting Site, Galway, Ireland 2018



Brotherly Love Rick Bethem
USA

Honorable Mention

"Brotherly Love"
Havana, Cuba. The eyes of the young boy penetrated me as he clung to his brother for protection.



The Hunters Son Marina Tennefoss
Norway

Honorable Mention

"The Hunters Son"



mirror mirror Hilaneh mahmoudi
Turkey

Honorable Mention

"mirror mirror"
Istanbul may 2019 , home of a syrian family



the magic of a ball Salvatore Valente
Italy

Honorable Mention

"the magic of a ball"
Namibia Himba village, I gave these children of the Himalayan children as a gift and immediately it



Fractions Oriano Nicolau
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Fractions"
Picture from the series "projected bodies". The natural light is projected over skin.



Carnevale in Zelo Surrigone Margrieta Jeltema
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Carnevale in Zelo Surrigone"
from the series Wake up and Dream!"



Tenzin and Dorji Oliver Klink
USA

Honorable Mention

"Tenzin and Dorji"



Dugout Ken Loyst
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dugout"
A young Solomon Island boy paddles his dugout up to our live-aboard for a late evening visit.



Childhood 03 Thomas Kettner
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Childhood 03"
Proudly working as hard as adults - Howra, Kalkutta



Life's unfair Asa Deleau Wiklund
Sweden

Honorable Mention

"Life's unfair"



Girl in Scarf #2 Laurie Freitag
USA

Honorable Mention

"Girl in Scarf #2"



I need food Joseph K.S. Tan
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"I need food"
Photo taken in one of the villages



Jump Grzegorz Wojcik
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Jump"
Main Square / Kraków / Poland



Don't mess with me. Kristel Nijskens
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Don't mess with me."
Don't mess with me.



The Swimmer Amit Dey
India

Nominee

"The Swimmer"
This intense kid was was the leader of severals kids diving in the sea at Mykonos, Greece.



In the shed of the palm trees Asa Deleau Wiklund
Sweden

Nominee

"In the shed of the palm trees"



Emmi with Wild Flowers Chieko Tanemura
USA

Nominee

"Emmi with Wild Flowers"



First Dance David Moyle
USA

Nominee

"First Dance"
Ballerina Tying Pointe Shoes For The First Time



The Old Day David Nam Lip Lee
Malaysia

Nominee

"The Old Day"
You never know how the young generation of fisherman grows unless you ever live with them before.



Orchha Boys Deborah Gray Mitchell
USA

Nominee

"Orchha Boys"
A group of young men in Orchha, India. Photographed March, 2019.



focus on learning Erwin van Halteren
Netherlands

Nominee

"focus on learning"
A classroom in Myanmar



Children of Nepal Evelien Sikkema
Netherlands

Nominee

"Children of Nepal"
Girl alone, after the earthquake in Nepal



Football 1 Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee

"Football 1"



Priscilla. Hakan Strand
Sweden

Nominee

"Priscilla."
Halting site, Tipperary, Ireland 2018



Girl With Doll. Hakan Strand
Sweden

Nominee

"Girl With Doll. "
Halting Site, Galway, Ireland 2018



Happy Friends Hans Withoos
Netherlands

Nominee

"Happy Friends"
work for Charity Organisation Orange Babies, Pa Kachele, Zambia, make up by Severine van Donkelaar



SECRET DEER PASSING Janice Tieken
USA

Nominee

"SECRET DEER PASSING"
When the film was developed from this old instamatic camera, I was thrilled to find I caught this.



Slum Boy Jens Honore
USA

Nominee

"Slum Boy"
Today, 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas. An inevitable part of urbanization is slu



Time To Scram Jo McCarthy
New Zealand

Nominee

"Time To Scram"
La Habana, Cuba



The Rohingya Kent Schaffer
USA

Nominee

"The Rohingya"
A few of the hundreds of thousands of child refugees in the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.



Child with doves Kirsten Heer
Germany

Nominee

"Child with doves"



Unseen Smiles Kumkum Prakash Selvaraju
India

Nominee

"Unseen Smiles"
We can't see kids faces in this frame, but I am sure they are all having a big smile.



in memory of Emanuele Margrieta Jeltema
Italy

Nominee

"in memory of Emanuele"
the annual color run in memory of Emanuele, Vermezzo, italy



Lost Marina Tennefoss
Norway

Nominee

"Lost"



Brothers Markku Lahdesmaki
USA

Nominee

"Brothers"
The big brother was feeling the moment so important that he wanted to keep his little brother quiet



Young monk's sharing stories Melinda Petie
Australia

Nominee

"Young monk's sharing stories"
This image was shot at a monastery just outside Mandalay, Myanmar on 35mm film



Wesley Paul Berriff
UK

Nominee

"Wesley"
8 year old Wesley relaxes after a day in the park



enchanted forest Philippe-Alexandre Chevallier
France

Nominee

"enchanted forest"
Cambogian population in the flooded forests of Tonlesap



ALEX and ASTA Piotr Powietrzynski
USA

Nominee

"ALEX and ASTA"
ALEX and ASTA



The Game Ragnar B. Varga
Norway

Nominee

"The Game"
The photograph was captured in the backstreets of Valencia, Spain.



Konyak children Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Konyak children"
Nagaland, India



Boys with water guns Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Boys with water guns"
India



Wish Granted Rohn Meijer
Italy

Nominee

"Wish Granted"
Shoot for 9 year old Vittoria who is battling leukemia and wished to be a model for a day.



Havana Sue Vo-Ho
Canada

Nominee

"Havana"
A little girl playing with her cat in Havana, Cuba.



Home Alone Thomas Margrave
USA

Nominee

"Home Alone"



If eyes could kill Tom Talloen
Belgium

Nominee

"If eyes could kill"



Fishermen's Village Tommaso Rada
Brazil

Nominee

"Fishermen's Village"
Ilha de Mozambique, Mozambique. A local kid play in a fishermen's village on the Mozambican Coast.



Monsoon Yashovardhan Sodhani
India

Nominee

"Monsoon "
A girl hides under a piece of cardboard from getting wet in the monsoon rains.



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