Children of the World - Amateur

A guiding hand Joan Caulfield
New Zealand

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"A guiding hand"
A moment when a father affectionately places his hand on his son's head and the son reacts positively.



Happy  Feet Lee Cahili
Philippines

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Happy Feet"
In order to be truly happy, you have to get your feet dirty.



Child of Fortune Janis Ehlers
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Child of Fortune"
Child of Fortune



Masai kid Syed Rizvi
USA

Honorable Mention

"Masai kid"
A young energetic kid teasing me while I took his photograph



A girl at Bajau Village Grace Ho
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"A girl at Bajau Village"
A bajau girl very curious to see the strangers who entered their village



Boy 2 Sergey Majorov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Boy 2"



The innocent look Sanghamitra Sarkar
India

Honorable Mention

"The innocent look"



Fidelity friend Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Fidelity friend"
Russia, the Taz Peninsula, the Arctic. Nenets boy treats his dog named Typhoon with candy



Local dancing girls Xuesong Liao
China (PRC)

Honorable Mention

"Local dancing girls"
A group of chinese Miao girls wearing traditional cloth dancing together



Boy at Zanzibar Market Christine Goerner
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Boy at Zanzibar Market"
The boys profile is beautifully highlighted as he is caught deep in thought.



Connected Bernard Werner
USA

Honorable Mention

"Connected"
Havana, Cuba



Girl Barbara Bamberger
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Girl"



Lonely Boy 02 Kim-Pheng Sim
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Lonely Boy 02"
Monochrome



Jump Andrea Torrei
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Jump"
A girl jumps from the sidewalk downtown Wilson during Christmas holidays. Wilson, NC, US, 2018



Arin Lynn Hedges
New Zealand

Honorable Mention

"Arin"
Cute little boy who loved having his photo taken



Young Monk Joao Miguel Barros
Macao

Honorable Mention

"Young Monk"
In a rural city in Bhutan, a young monk tries to watch a popular show crowded with people.



At the Santa Claus Parade David O'Rourke
Canada

Honorable Mention

"At the Santa Claus Parade"
These two children are enjoying the Santa Claus Parade in Toronto, but their dog not as much.



Bubble Boy Joseph Smith
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bubble Boy"
Floating bubbles frame a boy running through them. Amsterdam, NL.



Wisdom 02 Joao Miguel Barros
Macao

Honorable Mention

"Wisdom 02"
This image belongs to a project called Wisdom related with a school in the old city of Accra, Ghana.



Little Shopper Nikolai Endegor
France

Honorable Mention

"Little Shopper"



Kate and Gigi hit the Pool Anne Connor
USA

Honorable Mention

"Kate and Gigi hit the Pool"
Kate and Gigi Hit the Pool



The Language of Hand Sandipan Mukherjee
India

Honorable Mention

"The Language of Hand"



Alien VII Soren Harbel
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Alien VII"
Alien VII - You know what comes next - Silver Gelatin from Negative



Thought boy Stanislav Sitnikov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Thought boy "
India



Concentration Colmar Wocke
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Concentration"
The young girl is concentrating on her task at hand.



Childhood Grigoriy Dolgov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Childhood "
Photo was taken in Russia, Saint-Petersburg. Date: 11.06.2019



Try to catch Nikolay Smolyak
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Try to catch"



Seaweed Kid Arman Barbuco
USA

Honorable Mention

"Seaweed Kid"
Taken in Antique, Philippines. This kid is harvesting seaweeds.



Tears Anirudh Koppula
Australia

Nominee

"Tears"
Tears of Chocolate



Silence Anirudh Koppula
Australia

Nominee

"Silence"
Talk to the Dandelion



Big brother and shy little sister Antero Wallinus-Rinne
Norway

Nominee

"Big brother and shy little sister"



Curious Ben Ng Swee Kong
Malaysia

Nominee

"Curious"
Children playing in the streets in a remote village in Gansu Province, China.



Warm Day Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Warm Day"
Slovenia



East Timor Kids Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee

"East Timor Kids"
East Timor Kids



Boys Having Lunch in Rome Budd Parker
USA

Nominee

"Boys Having Lunch in Rome"
Boys Having Lunch in Rome



Refugee Family Can Gurkan
USA

Nominee

"Refugee Family"
A Syrian refugee family relocated to Turkey, at the doorstep of their new home.



Sister Love Carol Zulman
USA

Nominee

"Sister Love"



Laotian Child Carol Zulman
USA

Nominee

"Laotian Child"



Pure & Innocent Christine Borg
Malta

Nominee

"Pure & Innocent"
A sweet child from the Karen Long Neck Tribe in Chiang Rai



Boy at Stone Town Christine Goerner
Australia

Nominee

"Boy at Stone Town"
This little boy, dressed in his finest clothes, stops to look at me for a fleeting moment in the streets of Stone Town in Zanzibar.



Children at Stone Town Christine Goerner
Australia

Nominee

"Children at Stone Town"
On a day of celebration in Stone Town, Zanzibar, these children sit patiently and watch the world go by.



Children in Window Christine Goerner
Australia

Nominee

"Children in Window"
The unmistakable joy of these children greeting a passer-by from their window in Stone Town, Zanzibar.



Untitled Damjan Voglar
Slovenia

Nominee

"Untitled"
Nomad Girl



King of the City, Budapest David O'Rourke
Canada

Nominee

"King of the City, Budapest"
The child's hat reads "King of the City," but the police officer in the background does not seem impressed.



Giants David Haskell
USA

Nominee

"Giants"
Captured at the Jerusalem Light Festival, 2019.



Kids Demetrio Jereissati
Brazil

Nominee

"Kids"
Kids look so happy in this popular public transportation in Egypt



apple tree Dr. Ulrich M. Ratschker
Germany

Nominee

"apple tree"
"If I knew the world would end tomorrow, I would plant an apple tree today" - The expression in my daughter's eyes, eating an apple within this apparently devastated coastline, reminded me of the foll



Untitled 19 Elmo Tide
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 19"



It wasn't me - II Federico Odello
Italy

Nominee

"It wasn't me - II"
Picture taken in Brescia, Italy



Wodaabe Children France Leclerc
USA

Nominee

"Wodaabe Children"
Two young girls from the Wodaabe tribe are taking care of their younger siblings.



Thoughtful child Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

Nominee

"Thoughtful child"
Photo taken in a village school in North Vietnam



Buddhist student Giovanni Sonsini
Italy

Nominee

"Buddhist student"
Photo taken in a temple of Lake Inle - Myanmar



Child with Dog Giuseppe Zappala
USA

Nominee

"Child with Dog"



Knee High By Fourth of July Heather Wilson
USA

Nominee

"Knee High By Fourth of July"
Rural boy playing in the cornfields in a rural American town.



Muslim Girl Ignacio Romero Naves
Spain

Nominee

"Muslim Girl"
Little muslim girl at the front door of her house in the small fishing village of Jambiani, Zanzibar



The Handstand Judy M. King
USA

Nominee

"The Handstand"
Girl plays with her reflection at Chicago's Cloud Gate ("The Bean")



Drawing with Pebbles Marcia Soloff
USA

Nominee

"Drawing with Pebbles"
HAVANA, CUBA



Hurry up! Melissa Lackey
USA

Nominee

"Hurry up!"
This little girl was (sort of) patiently waiting for her brother to get a haircut in Little Havana.



Siblings Robin Downs
USA

Nominee

"Siblings"
This family of siblings had fun catching the attention of my camera from their second floor room



A brass prison Sonia Costa
Italy

Nominee

"A brass prison"
Padaung women, Thailand. Girls necks are tightened by brass rings since the age of 5 .If removed later on they would die by suffocation. A brass prison throughout their life.



Children of Kibera Syed Rizvi
USA

Nominee

"Children of Kibera"
A young kid with piercing eyes photographed during a recent visit to Kibera, Nairobi, Kenyai



Trim Shop BW The Eng Loe Djatinegoro
Indonesia

Nominee

"Trim Shop BW"
A very old style barber shop in traditional market of Myanmar, taken in year 2017.



Frauke Playing Music Thierry Botten
Belgium

Nominee

"Frauke Playing Music"
Frauke Playing Music in these hard times



Boy in Guatemalan Market Tom Bell
USA

Nominee

"Boy in Guatemalan Market"
A boy in the market of San Francisco El Alto, Guatemala



Friends Tomas Loukota
Czech Republic

Nominee

"Friends"
Friendship and a group of real friends in a gypsy settlement in the east of Slovakia.



Keen in Havana Tracey Suba
Canada

Nominee

"Keen in Havana"



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