Michael's Office A M Clark
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Michael's Office"
Gelatin silver print from a medium format negative



Poles Aaron Citti
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Poles"



Creationists Aaron Feinberg
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Creationists"
Inspriation drawn from Michelangelo. Took many takes to finally get the poses correct.



the little fighters Abhijit Dey
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
People
Amateur

"the little fighters"
co-incidentally the little village playmates are playing fight and same way the two little dogs also in playing mood.



lost harmony Abhijit Dey
India

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"lost harmony"
expressed lost her harmony...



Ghanshyam Abhijit Nandi
India

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Ghanshyam"



Footpath after rain Abhijit Nandi
India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Footpath after rain"



Bird in a Cage Adam Balcerek
Poland

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bird in a Cage"
09.2011



A Tree Grows in Hellsgate Adoniram Sides
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"A Tree Grows in Hellsgate"
The Hellsgate bridge is an imposing feature connecting Manhattan to Astoria in New York City. Light from above the train trestle illuminated the backdrop of a single tree, enabling the image that juxtaposes the extreme engineering of a modern city against the indomitable force that is nature.



Near Death Adri Berger
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Near Death"



Tree of Life Adri Berger
UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Tree of Life"



Pulchritudo Adri Berger
UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Pulchritudo"



Canal Swimmer Adri Berger
UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Canal Swimmer"



Across the Golden Gate Adrian Davis
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Architectural
Professional

"Across the Golden Gate"
Golden Gate Bridge from Vista Point Park, CA 2009



Information Society Adrian Davis
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Information Society"
Computer monitors floating in the Potomac River, West Virginia, 2009



Horse and Snowfall Adrian Davis
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Horse and Snowfall"
Colorado/Wyoming border, 2010



Singapore Underpass Adrianne Yzerman
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Singapore Underpass"
Taken under in a pedestrian walkway under a highway in Singapore



Up-hill struggle Ady Kerry
UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Up-hill struggle"
Yorks Hill time-trial, Sevenoaks, Kent



Birdie AJ Raina
India

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Fashion
Professional

"Birdie"



Identity AJ Raina
India

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Identity"



Eve AJ Raina
India

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Eve"



Secret Garden AJ Raina
India

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Secret Garden"



Creation AJ Raina
India

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Creation"



Paris Al Rubin
USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Paris"



Manhattan Feeling AL&K Photography
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Manhattan Feeling"
New York City, Downtown Manhattan



Portrait Aladino Di Prinzio
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Portrait"



Drop off Point Alain Francois
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Drop off Point"
Old Mechanic Shop, Brisbane - with modern amenities



Leaving Clarkesdale Alan Gignoux
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Leaving Clarkesdale"
An abandoned gun shop.



Pool Hall Clarkesdale Alan Gignoux
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Pool Hall Clarkesdale"
One of the last Pool Halls in town.



Golkonda Alan Skyrme
Brazil

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Golkonda"
Arches under the Fort at Golkonda, Hyderabad, India



waiting for a bus Alan K. E. A. Marques
Brazil

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Photojournalism
Professional

"waiting for a bus"
Family waits on a bus stop during a fload in the city of Xambiá (state of Tocantis in the north of Brazil))



Carole Alan K. E. A. Marques
Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Carole"
Carole Gedeson, 40, lives in Cité Soleil (Haiti) and this photo is preparing a biscuit which is known as “mud-cake”. It's a sort of biscuit, made from clay, salt and a little bit of cooking oil, then baked dry in the sun.



Salt Reflection Alastair McNaughton
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Salt Reflection"
Salt reflection-Vietnam



Cafe in Soler Aldona Kmiec
Australia

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"Cafe in Soler"
SPAIN, 2005



PEOPLE AND PIGEONS Aldona Kmiec
Australia

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"PEOPLE AND PIGEONS"
Trafalgar Square London



Open Aleksandr Korolev
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Open"



untitled Alessandro Majocchi
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"untitled"
ethiopia,south



pulling apart Aleta Cortes
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"pulling apart"



Touching Aleta Cortes
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Touching"



The Snows Came Aleta Cortes
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"The Snows Came"
winter 2011



scaffolding ll Alex Attard
Malta

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Architectural
Amateur

"scaffolding ll"



Scaffolding Alex Attard
Malta

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Fine Art
Amateur

"Scaffolding"



Service Station Alex Attard
Malta

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Service Station"



New York is Quiet During Hurricane Irene Alex Kaeslin
Switzerland

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"New York is Quiet During Hurricane Irene"
hurricane, Irene, empty, broad way, times square, New York



Hanging Around Alex Shoykhetbrod
Germany

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
People
Amateur

"Hanging Around"



Tokyo, Tsukiji Area Alexander Becker
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Tokyo, Tsukiji Area"



Istanbul, Yeni Cami Alexander Becker
Germany

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Istanbul, Yeni Cami"



untitled swim 2 Alexander Elkins
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"untitled swim 2"



Pantyhose Alexander Kamakaev
Russia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Fashion
Amateur

"Pantyhose"



Mimicry Alexander Kamakaev
Russia

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Mimicry"



Stone Silence Alexander Korobov
Russia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Stone Silence"
Hong Kong China, Lamma Island, Fiber based Silver Print



Mania Grandiosa Alexander Martirosov
Russia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Mania Grandiosa"



Mania Grandiosa 2 Alexander Martirosov
Russia

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Mania Grandiosa 2"



Water Enigma Alexander Martirosov
Russia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Water Enigma"



The Life of French People Alexander Martirosov
Russia

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Life of French People"



theater in the garden Alexander Spasibko
Russia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"theater in the garden"



Cakeastrophe! Alexander Whittle
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Cakeastrophe!"
A perfect wedding photojournalism shot, that can never be used to advertise my services! This is the middle shot in a triptych. Serene cake cutting shot with huge sword to oops to huge smiles and sticky fingers- but the cake was saved



The Window Box Alexandra Alcorn
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The Window Box"
From the window of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN.



Tulips Alexei Krasnikov
Russia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Still Life
Amateur

"Tulips"



Scarborough. Sky, Sea, Railing Alexei Krasnikov
Russia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Scarborough. Sky, Sea, Railing"



River Twiss Bank Alexei Krasnikov
Russia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"River Twiss Bank"



With An Umbrella Alexei Krasnikov
Russia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"With An Umbrella"



Into the unknown Alin Popescu
Romania

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Into the unknown"
Shot in infrared with a modified D70s



Hummingbird and Hybiscus Xray Allan Gill
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Hummingbird and Hybiscus Xray"



Three Tulips Xray Allan Gill
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Three Tulips Xray"



Wellfleet Dusk Allan Hunter Shoemake
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Wellfleet Dusk"



Sand Dunes Study 2 Allen Birnbach
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Sand Dunes Study 2"



Maui Study 1 Allen Birnbach
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Maui Study 1"



Wright Replica Allen Lubitz
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Wright Replica"
Wings Over Miami Air Show



Benched Allen Lubitz
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Benched"
Miami Children's Museum, Miami, Florida



Snow Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica
Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Snow"



time to life Aloisi Gioia Gorini Monica
Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"time to life"



Bundestag Alvise Raimondi
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Bundestag"
Berlin Series no.5



X alxs w
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"X"
Place X is everywhere.



Yuccas, AZ alxs w
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Yuccas, AZ"
Yuccas: the Cactus with Big Hair.



Body Works 1 amir weinberg
Israel

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Body Works 1"
amir is an art photographer & photojournalist.Video Artist & Documentary ailm maker. Amir is doing art since his childhood. In his 20's and actually untill now Amir has worked as a press & documentary photographer for leading newspapers in Israel and abroad such as "Yediot Aharonot", "Time magazine", "Stern magazine", "Paris match" and for leading photo agencies such as "Reuters", "AFP" and "sigma". As well as documentary videos & video art. In the last 15 years he put his effort in fine art photography. His main subjects are- the human body, nature, abstract, movement & materials.''for me photography is total freedom and powerful scientific toll by trying to ask and understand ''what's life is all about''. as well as great admiration to nature in all it"s forms and shapes including us poeple, for better for worst" . Amirs works exhibited in galleries & museums around the world.



Shell Amit Dey
India

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Shell"
A child's head



Fan Amit Dey
India

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Fan"
A corner of my house



Newlyweds Amy Lyne
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Newlyweds"
Michael J., 55 and Michael R., 81, embrace after getting married at the City Clerk's office, on the first day New York State's Marriage Equality Act goes into effect. They have been together 30 years. New York, NY, July 24, 2011



Ice Wonder Amy Vonheim
Norway

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ice Wonder"
A study of the double peony tulip 'Ice Wonder' growing in the spring garden.



Untitled AMYN NASSER
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Untitled"
Untitled MMDLXXV



Moment Anastas Tarpanov
Bulgaria

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Moment"
Snowboarder jumps on a training before competition



Eyes Andre Schneider
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Eyes"



Piano Andrea Kornfeld
Hungary

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Amateur

"Piano"
This is an old piano from Hungary



Waiting for Spring Andrea Nuvoloni
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Waiting for Spring"
A lonely tree, lost in the winter snow in Lessinia mountains, in the north of Italy.



DMZ People Andrea Nuvoloni
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"DMZ People"
A rainy trip to the DMZ in Vietnam. Walking through the local families shacks.



Desire Andrei Pfeiffer
Romania

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Desire"



Afternoon Andrei Pfeiffer
Romania

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Afternoon"



Dragon's Tail Andreu Pardales
Philippines

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Dragon's Tail"
The Great Wall of China during one of its heavest snow fall in twenty-two years.



F15 in Wales andrew chittock
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"F15 in Wales"
Lowe flying F15 shot from the hill side in north wales



Mist of Intrigue Andrew Edmunds
Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Mist of Intrigue"
Photographed with Canon EOS 600D, 18-55mm lens, 25mm ext tube........but "What is it"?



Sails-2 Andrew Edmunds
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Sails-2"
Lines and Angles........in architectural forms



March of the coots Andrew George
Netherlands

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"March of the coots"
The winter at the start of 2010 was one of the first strong ones in years again in The Netherlands. The lake in the local park in Eindhoven where I live was almost completely frozen. It just had snowed. Perfect conditions to photograph these black Coots in contrast with the white snow. I’d observed the Coots for a couple of days already. I’d shot a whole series of photos. All of a sudden I saw the scene I was looking for. They formed a group and started to walk back to the hole in the ice to go back in the water. While they where walking the scene reminded me of the documentary film “March of the Penguins”. Equipment: Nikon D700; Nikkor 70-200 AF-S VR 2.8 type II, ISO800, F8.0; 1/60sec.; handheld.



The Tower Andrew Gregory
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Tower"



Broken Hearted Andrew John Sherriff
UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Broken Hearted"



Top Floor Andrew Robert Fox
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Top Floor"



The way... Andrey Grinyov
Latvia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The way..."



About a Clockwork Andrey Grinyov
Latvia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"About a Clockwork"



Snake Andy Brown
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Snake"
Shot during a morning when the light changed tangibly seemingly minute by minute, I chanced a long exposure to accentuate the cloud movement while maintaining the highlights to the wall.



Algebra of Darkness Angela Bacon-Kidwell
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Algebra of Darkness"
Traces of Existence series



Barbie Girl Angela Vicedomini
Germany

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Barbie Girl"



Streets of Istanbul angelo cirrincione
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Streets of Istanbul"



Death Valley Dunes Anil Sud
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Death Valley Dunes"
Patterns of light in Death Valley National Park



Footsteps Anil Sud
Canada

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Footsteps"
Footsteps in retail outlet



Snow Anita Schiedeck
Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Snow"
A Day in Winter



Snow Anita Schiedeck
Spain

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Snow"
Snow in a Landscape



Raising Georges Ann George
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Raising Georges"



Topsails Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Topsails"
Many Sailboats in calm wind



bubbles Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"bubbles"



Carnival Ride Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Carnival Ride"



Pair Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Pair"
Two woman vintage style nude



Hatpins Ann Elliott Cutting
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Hatpins"
collection of hatpins found on old card



Mise en scene Anna Zavileiskaia
Hungary

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Mise en scene"



Attitude Anna Zavileiskaia
Hungary

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Attitude"



Tango Anna Zavileiskaia
Hungary

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Tango"



Bast-me 01 Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bast-me 01"
Fashion tale for BAST-Magazine and Nasty Magazine



Conscious Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Conscious"
From the fashion tale "I am Latrelle"



My Time Anne Hojlund Nicolajsen
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"My Time"



Painted Petals Annemarie Farley
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Painted Petals"
I wanted to show the contrast between the petal and the end of the petal. It looked almost as if the petal had been dipped in to paint and had splashed a little on the edges. I wanted to show the ‘sprayed’ effect as it is very unique to this type of flower. I love the way you can still see the centre texture of the flower head and just a slight impression of the stem.



Summer Flower Annemarie Farley
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Summer Flower"
I wanted to create a more dramatic effect with this flower to bring out its strong features. They are so pretty and delicate, so creating a more graphic effect prompted me to use black and white. When I look at a flower I generally assess whether the final image with be in colour or black and white, and even though I shoot digitally I still process in the image (in my mind) with the old dark room techniques. I knew exactly how I was going to print this image – keeping the stamen in white, contrasting against the dark grey of the flower centre. I wanted to keep the petals light and delicate just as I had photographed them. The image is successful as the flower is almost ‘tutu’ like – the ballet dancer curtseying to the audience!



a last view Anouk Baumann
Switzerland

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"a last view"
the last picutre of a familyshooting



1/22 Anthony Harris
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"1/22"
Multi-exposure using Pentax K5



the painted face Anthony Pappone
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"the painted face"
child of the Mursi tribes with painted faces and shell necklace around the neck, photographed while watching the sun with his eyes to the sky. Lower Omo Valley-Ethiopia.



Gaudi Gardens Antonio Amen
Portugal

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Gaudi Gardens"
Gaudi was the major architect of Barcelona, this photograph shows his fantastic vision of things



Atitlan Lake Antonio Busiello
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Atitlan Lake"
Atitlan lake, Guatemala



El Capitan at Night Antonio Busiello
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"El Capitan at Night"
Long exposure of "el Capitan" at night, Yosemite national park, California.



Shy Giraffe Antonio Busiello
Italy

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Shy Giraffe"
Tanzania, Africa



Between sun and salt Antonio gibotta
Italy

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Between sun and salt"
Salt factory Tanzania



A Helping Hand Antonio gibotta
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"A Helping Hand"
The Italian volunteers of Caritas.



The water, the gold of poverty ' Antonio gibotta
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"The water, the gold of poverty '"
HOSTEL FOR HOMELESS. ITALY



PASSION OF CHRIST Antonio gibotta
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"PASSION OF CHRIST"
PROCESSION OF THE HOLY FRIDAY IN SORRENTO. ITALY



White Buffalo Calf Antony Nagelmann
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"White Buffalo Calf"
In the Lakota tradition, the arrival of the White Buffalo Calf was a sign that harmony, balance and spirituality would once again be returned to the world



The sleeping girl Anzor Bukharsky
Uzbekistan

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"The sleeping girl"
Bukhara, Uzbekistan, gipsies



Life of water Arja Redel
Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Life of water"
Steady flow of water.



Italian Summer Dream Arja Redel
Switzerland

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Fine Art
Amateur

"Italian Summer Dream"
Looking for some quiet and relaxing time at the seaside of Liguria (Italy) I learned about the Italian Dream of August Summer holidays.



Entrance Arja Redel
Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Entrance"



Forest life Arja Redel
Switzerland

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Forest life"
A forest place at Albis Pass (Switzerland) I used to go for the last few years taking photos of the impressive beech trees in autumn. As a result of the strong storms some trees were uprooted and left the impression of constant change of every existing thing.



Black Water Arkadius Zagrabski
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Black Water"



Evil Arno Enzerink
Finland

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Evil"



Out Of Line Arno Enzerink
Finland

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Out Of Line"



Global Warming Arvid Fimreite
Norway

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Global Warming"
Glacier Nigardsbreen, Norway. A tourist undressed and started posing towards the glacier. I guess there was a message to the earth or rather the people of this earth.



Cloudy Asa Karlsson
Sweden

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Cloudy"



Antelope Cave Asa Karlsson
Sweden

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Antelope Cave"



asher-moyal_one of ninetynine ASHER moyal
Israel

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"asher-moyal_one of ninetynine"



Jones Beach Lifeguards Audrey Gottlieb
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Jones Beach Lifeguards"
Annual Fourth of July Portrait, Jones Beach, NY



Gazebo Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Gazebo"
Giardino Bellini - Catania - Sicilia



"Old Pier" Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

""Old Pier""
Pinhole photography - Camera: Zero 2000 6x6 - Film: Ilford Delta 400 Iso - Exposure time: 48 minutes - Place: Noli (SV) – Italy



Old wheelbarrow Aurelio Bormioli
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Old wheelbarrow"
Tinitequilaq - Inuit children - Greenland 2011



Gratitude Aynsley Stelfox
Canada

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Amateur

"Gratitude"



Vegetable set #1 Azat Gainutdinov
Russia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Vegetable set #1"
Associations



Vegetable set #2 Azat Gainutdinov
Russia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Vegetable set #2"
Associations



Alone Balázs Merész
Hungary

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Alone"



Hawk II Barb Young
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Hawk II"
A hawk takes flight



Summertime Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Summertime"
Maryland, Summer Day at the Lake



Sydney Lane Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Sydney Lane"
DC Postal Museum



Dahlia Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Dahlia"
Montgomery County Farm Park



Charwoman's Visitor Barbara Martin
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"Charwoman's Visitor"
Taken in Abby Melke, Austria, BUT, I didn't see the "visitor" until I printed.



Abstract 3 Barbara Warren
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Abstract 3"



Butterfly Barbara Dorota Karpowicz
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Butterfly"
Crypt Lake, Canada



Paulijn Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Paulijn"
Paulijn at Chateau Voorstonde, NL



Legs at the Door Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Legs at the Door"
Legs at the door in the main hall of Chateau Nederhemert, NL (Hasseblad H3D)



Atlas Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Atlas"
Angela levitates at Chateau Nederhemert, NL (Hasselblad H3D)



Smoke Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Smoke"
Sasja with cigar and whisky at Café Central, Gouda, NL



Angela and Shawl Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Angela and Shawl"
Angela moves her shawl in the wind at Chateau Nederhemert, NL (Hasselblad H3D)



Maartje and Icarus Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Professional

"Maartje and Icarus"
Maartje with her beloved horse Icarus at Chateau Ygrande, FR



Jeanne Barend Houtsmuller
Netherlands

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Jeanne"
Jeanne van Doorninck at her home in Eindhoven, NL



Stoicism Barry Cheeseman
Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Stoicism"



c-Duck Pier Barry Rowland
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"c-Duck Pier"
Duck Pier



Bodyscape 108 Barry Toranto
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Bodyscape 108"
from the series "Bodyscapes"



Battle Of Giants Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Honorable Mention
Sport
Amateur

"Battle Of Giants"



Senegalese Glamour Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Senegalese Glamour"



Suffering For Sufferers Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Suffering For Sufferers"



Fragile Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Fragile"



Martha And The Lamb Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Martha And The Lamb"



Titan Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Titan"



Sacrifice Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Sacrifice "



Funeral Ceremony Belinda Mason
Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Funeral Ceremony"
This young man is about to perform in a funeral ceremony in the remote community of Aurukun in Australia. This ceremony is called a "house opening". When a person dies, their house cannot be entered for one year. After the year has passed, the community has a ceremony to ask the spirit to leave the house and the grieving or "sorry time" can end. .



Football Training Belinda Mason
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Football Training"
These young boys are training at night, when the air is cooler, to be Rugby players in the remote Aboriginal community of Aurukun, Australia.



Windswept Belinda Muller
United Arab Emirates

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Windswept "
A model been photographed near the Dibba Mountains in the UAE



Eatons Hill Confidential Ben Ryan
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Portrait
Amateur

"Eatons Hill Confidential"



The Pass Ben Ryan
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"The Pass"
The Pass, at Byron Bay in Australia. I mounted my camera on a tripod and took a long exposure followed by a short exposure and combined the two images.



Surfer BEN SPURGEON
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Surfer"



Black Hat Bently Quast
Canada

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Black Hat"



Cow Skull Bently Quast
Canada

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Cow Skull"



backdoor Bernhard Schmidt
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"backdoor"
Backdoor, Berlin



So small Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee
People
Amateur

"So small"
Sometimes you can feel so lonely, so small in a big world



Fly free, feel free Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Fly free, feel free"
Taken in New York



Central Park Stadium Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Central Park Stadium"
Playing football in Central Park (New York)



She will not come back Bertol Arrieta
Spain

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"She will not come back"
Taken in Cuba



Looking Back Bev Pettit
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Looking Back"
Ms Susie Yazzie, legendary Navajo rug weaver, standing outside of her childhood Hogan in Arizona.



Wild Play Bev Pettit
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Wild Play"
Colts playing



Coast Bill Allen
UK

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Coast"
Cow Gap, Beachy Head, on the UK's south coast.



Oh I do like to be beside......... Bill Allen
UK

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Oh I do like to be beside........."
Oh I do like to be beside......... (you know the song)



Boom Box Art Car Bill Hornstein
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Boom Box Art Car"
One of the amazing mutant vehicles at Burning Man.



Anglerfish Art Car Bill Hornstein
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Anglerfish Art Car"
One of the amazing mutant vehicles at Burning Man.



Inner Space #27b Bill Pielsticker
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Inner Space #27b"
The universe is at our feet.



At the Gates Billy Monday
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"At the Gates"



Dfg Binh Trinh
New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Dfg"
dfg



Father and Daughter Binh Trinh
New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Father and Daughter"



5 Bums Binh Trinh
New Zealand

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"5 Bums"



Emerge Binh Trinh
New Zealand

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Emerge"



Museum Wall Blair Witzel
Canada

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Museum Wall"



Haystacks & Waves Cannon Beach Bob Neiman
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Haystacks & Waves Cannon Beach"



Synchronization Bob St. Cyr
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Synchronization"
Watering on land & Sky; Toyo 45 AII camera



Nepal Mother and Daughter Bob Tetro
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Nepal Mother and Daughter"



BATH TIME bobbie goodrich
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"BATH TIME"
image of elephant frolicking in river taken in Zambia while on Safari



Chitrakar-Bobby_Sauvie Island Farm, OR Bobby Chitrakar
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Chitrakar-Bobby_Sauvie Island Farm, OR"
Sauvie Island Farm. OR



Viper Bobby Chitrakar
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Viper "



Cleansing with Holy Water Bobby Dong
Singapore

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Cleansing with Holy Water"
The entire cleansing process was done in a series of pools and I felt moved seeing these devotees gather here with a sincere heart to wash away their burdens and to "purify" themselves before their prayers



IN THE LIONS' DEN. Bobby Samuels
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"IN THE LIONS' DEN."



Primal Pathways Bobby Wheat
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Primal Pathways"
Arizona, United States | Light and shadow collide leading the eye on a journey through layers of time.



After The Rain. Duncan, MS. Brandon Thibodeaux
USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"After The Rain. Duncan, MS."
A young boy jumps over a water puddle in the front drive of his family's home in Duncan, MS.



Young Boy. Duncan, MS. Brandon Thibodeaux
USA

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Young Boy. Duncan, MS."
A young boy lays on the back of his grandfathers' car after being spanked with a switch in Duncan, MS.



New Braids, Duncan, MS Brandon Thibodeaux
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"New Braids, Duncan, MS"
Maw Maw has a displays her new braids outside of her home in Duncan, Mississippi.



Dance Machine. Alligator, MS. Brandon Thibodeaux
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Dance Machine. Alligator, MS."
James "Dance Machine" Watson stands for a portrait at the Friday night parking lot party in Alligator, MS.



Genie bottle brent washa
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Genie bottle"
art installation-Burning Man



Opposite Attraction brent washa
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Opposite Attraction"



Sylvia Brian Adams
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Sylvia"
Sylvia Weinstock, Queen of Cakes, catches the first glimpse of a model in a cake-like wedding dress in this behind-the-scenes view of a Kleinfeld's bridal fashion show in NYC.



Boots & Spurs Brian Henning
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Boots & Spurs"
Boots, spurs, and a rope are the tools of the cowboy.



St Christopher, Ushuaia Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"St Christopher, Ushuaia"



Street Mother, Buenos Aires Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Street Mother, Buenos Aires"



BMX Big Air 1 Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"BMX Big Air 1"



Tropical Fruit, Kerala Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Tropical Fruit, Kerala"



Barbary Macaque Brian Jones
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Barbary Macaque"



Three Crosses Brian Kosoff
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Three Crosses"
When I saw it I thought of crucifixion paintings.



First Light Dune Brian Kosoff
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"First Light Dune"



crab 1 Brian Mahany
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"crab 1"
1959 found object



Chicago Brian Pearson
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Chicago"
Chicago, IL. Tallest building in the world designed by a woman, Jeanne Gang. Shot from the street.



Elliott Erwitt Brian Smith
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Elliott Erwitt"
Photographer Elliott Erwitt photographed for the ART & SOUL book to support arts funding.



 The Hartel Storm Barrier Brigitte Kroone
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

" The Hartel Storm Barrier"
The Deltaworks (assignment of Ministry of infrastructure and environment)



Black Pearl Brigitte Kroone
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Black Pearl"
Hilversum,Holland



Mother Son Bruce Byers
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Mother Son"
Palestinian mother holds down syndrome son in the West Bank



Tuc Tuc ears Bruce Byers
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Tuc Tuc ears"
Drivers ears in Tuc Tuc in Delhi India



TP 10 Bruce Peterson
USA

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"TP 10"



Somewhere in Earth BRUNO BRAVO
Brazil

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Somewhere in Earth"
Fernando de Noronha Island, Brazil



Arcoverde BRUNO BRAVO
Brazil

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Arcoverde"
Countryside of Brazil



Vintage 3 Bryan Kong
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Vintage 3"
Inspired by the vintage 1960's era.



Plains Bryce Burnip
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Plains"



Olto #19 C E Morse
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Olto #19"



Olto #14 C E Morse
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Olto #14"



Train Yards Cameron Davidson
USA

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Train Yards"
Aerial of a coal train yard in Virginia.



North Carolina Mamus Clouds Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"North Carolina Mamus Clouds"
Mamus Clouds over Piney Flats, North Carolina



Cargo Yard Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Cargo Yard"
Aerial of International Shipping Containers in Virginia



NYC Fifth Ave Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"NYC Fifth Ave"
Aerial of New York City Fifth Avenue at night.



NYC New York Times Square Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"NYC New York Times Square"
Aerial of Times Square at night.



Detroit Reconstruction Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Detroit Reconstruction"
Aerial photograph of a building in downtown Detroit during teardown



Haitian girl with Poultry in Sequin Cameron Davidson
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Haitian girl with Poultry in Sequin"
Young girl in the mountain village of Sequin with poultry for the market.



Flour Alley Camilla Watson
Portugal

Nominee
People
Professional

"Flour Alley"
Children play outside their home in the Beco das Farinhas (flour alley), Lisbon



Cowboy #1 Carien Schippers
USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Cowboy #1"



Grandma's Kist Carl Grim
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Grandma's Kist"
To hell with classical art-nude - this is fun !



The house without a soul Carla Mascaro
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"The house without a soul"



Offbeat Carla Mascaro
Italy

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Offbeat"



Ellenoire Carlo Vespertino
Italy

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Ellenoire"
Her name is Elle



Cala Carlos Domenech
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"Cala"
Tri-x 4x5 film 2006



Flower of smoke Carlos Norberto Lanus Ocampo
Argentina

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Flower of smoke"
Every flower has his form, on the other hand to the smoke we him find forms



be a sheep Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"be a sheep"



A Moment Lost I Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"A Moment Lost I"



Memories II Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Memories II"



Melancholy Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Melancholy"



Sleeping Dreams II Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Sleeping Dreams II"



Sleeping Dreams Carmen Spitznagel
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Sleeping Dreams"



Library Corner Caro Telfer
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Library Corner"
Old books and lamp in a corner of an old farmhouse in rural Western Australia. From the series "Forgotten Farmhouses".



LILLIAN, from the series the FORGOTTEN women Carol Allen-Storey
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"LILLIAN, from the series the FORGOTTEN women"
“Sex is my only option for survival.” -LILLIAN Image captured July 2011 Hamukungu Fishing Village, Lake George, Uganda.



Terrace in the Clouds Carol Aplogan
France

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Terrace in the Clouds"
Los Angeles_2012_Architectural concrete



Sheik Carolyn Brown
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Sheik "
Tribal Leader Yemen



Yin Yang Carolyn Guild
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Yin Yang"



Whispering Dunes Carolyn Guild
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Whispering Dunes"
The Great Sand Dunes , next to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Colorado



Fitful Sleep Carolyn Hampton
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"Fitful Sleep"



Silent Prayer Carolyn Hampton
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Silent Prayer"



Portrait of Spite Cassandra Leslie
Canada

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Portrait of Spite"
#1 Series: Spite, Lust, Envy and Want



Rendezvous Catalin Baican
Romania

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Rendezvous"



Against the Odds Cath Evans
UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Against the Odds"
An unusual habitat for a tree. Lake District, Cumbria, UK



Cocoon Catharine Carter
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cocoon"



Oak Symphony Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Oak Symphony"



Temple Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Temple"
Timeless temples in Myanmar



Handful of Food Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Handful of Food"
They also need food



Peasant Woman Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Professional

"Peasant Woman"



Old man Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Old man"
old man smokes cigar in Myanmar



Fish Cees Rijnen
Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Fish"



Burwick Upon Tweed Celeste McKenzie
South Africa

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Burwick Upon Tweed"
Mist rolling over the arches in Burwick



Light Cem Turgay
Turkey

Nominee
People
Professional

"Light"
lake of no god



Labyrinthos II_1 Cesare Di Liborio
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Labyrinthos II_1"



Watching Charit Pusiri
Thailand

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Watching"



Look Down Charit Pusiri
Thailand

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Look Down"



Thai Woman Charit Pusiri
Thailand

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Thai Woman"
A part of "Have We Forgot?" series.



Disastrous Charit Pusiri
Thailand

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Disastrous"



Emptiness Charlene Sammut
Malta

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Emptiness"
Botanical Garden, Poland



Crossing lines Charlene Sammut
Malta

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Crossing lines"
Mestre, Venice



801 Brickell 3 Charles Corda
USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"801 Brickell 3"



Glove Coconut Grove Charles Corda
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Glove Coconut Grove"



Lizard on Ginger Charles Corda
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Lizard on Ginger"



Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point Charles Crain
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Gathering Storm at Cypremort Point"
This image was captured on a photo trip documenting the shabby state of conditions on the beach at Cypremort Point State Park, Louisiana while working for a museum in Lafayette in 1971. It is one of only two I was able to take of this elderly couple who were preparing to depart before the threatening thunderstorm reached them.



New York Charles McKean
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"New York"
New York Facade



Lipari Charles McKean
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Lipari"
Simple architecture in Lipari



The Wait Charles Laurier Dufour
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Wait"



The Haunting Charles Laurier Dufour
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"The Haunting"



Bodi Beauty Charlotte Rush Bailey
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Bodi Beauty"
Chief's Wife, Bodi Tribe, Omo River Valley, Ethiopia 2011



Jump Start Chester Ng
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Jump Start"



Kiss of the century Chong Kok Yew
Malaysia

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Kiss of the century"



Untitled Chong Kok Yew
Malaysia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Untitled"



Untitled Chong Kok Yew
Malaysia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Untitled"



Girl Flying over New York Chris Craymer
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Girl Flying over New York"
Shot in Midtown Manhattan on thr 25th May 2011



Girl with Black Horse Chris Craymer
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Girl with Black Horse"
Shot on Long Island on the 13th July 2011



African Gothic Number 1 Chris Johnston
Namibia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"African Gothic Number 1"



Aurora Borealis Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Aurora Borealis"
Dog team rests beside glowing tent with a stunning show of Northern Lights overhead.



Huli Wigman Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Huli Wigman"
Huli wigman tribesman playing his traditional flute in the remote papua New Guinea highlands



Chief and Wife Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Chief and Wife"
The chief of Paiya Village and one of his 3 wives. Mount Hagen region, Papua New Guinea.



downhill - fast... Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"downhill - fast..."
A downhill mountain biker corners at speed. Angel Fire, New Mexico



Escape #1 Chris Muir
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Escape #1"
Shot as a creative series focusing on themes of fleeing.



Bowens Power Advert Chris Reeve
UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Bowens Power Advert"
Travel Pak-Power advert Bowens Lights



Deserted Chris Reeve
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Deserted"
London deserted road



Non-Sequitur #22 Chris Roche
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Non-Sequitur #22"
Part of an extensive B&W and Color Series



Squashed Blueberries #2 Chris Sidhall
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Squashed Blueberries #2"
The blueberries were baked first, then squashed on a clay background.



Squashed Cherries Chris Sidhall
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Squashed Cherries"
Squashed cherries on textured clay background, 2012.



Your Name Here Chris Usher
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Your Name Here"



In Your Shadow Chris Usher
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"In Your Shadow"



July the 4th Chris Usher
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"July the 4th"
7/4/11--Mount Vernon, VA--Scouts from Troop 1519 in Alexandria (from left: Scott Greenlaw, Troy Lewis, Mark Greenlaw and Keller Corfield) during Fourth of July ceremonies at Mount Vernon on July 4, 2011.



Epitaph to Spiller's Mill Chris White
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Epitaph to Spiller's Mill"



Lunchtime Christelle Teodoro
France

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Lunchtime"
Uruguay, 2011



over the black road Christian Baeuchle
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"over the black road"



timeless Christian Baeuchle
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"timeless"



Sat Down Christine Spring
New Zealand

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Sat Down"
22 March 2009, St James Park, London. Daffodils are rising, sun has shone, time to take a load off, kick the shoes, sit down and chew the cud with mates. Summer is coming.



The Train Christine Wylie
Australia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"The Train"



Moon(a) Lisa Christophe Vaille
France

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Moon(a) Lisa"
beauty clay mask session



Nude (E3201) Christophe Vermare
France

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Nude (E3201)"
Anne, Rokkasho, Japan - 2010.



Jen & Nat, Lipstick Christopher Lee Donovan
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Jen & Nat, Lipstick"



Speakeasy Beauty Claire Mallett
USA

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Speakeasy Beauty"
Beauty is timeless...



Blossom Girl Claudia Zurlo
Germany

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Blossom Girl"



Seaside Claudia Zurlo
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Seaside"



Growing Up #5 Claudio Allia
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Growing Up #5"
Kid from the Mathare Valley slum (Nairobi).



Masailand Rhinos Claudio Allia
Italy

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Masailand Rhinos"



Gioco di bimbo Claudio Bonaccorsi
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Gioco di bimbo"



Running boy Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Running boy"



Collection Number One Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Collection Number One"



Collection Number Two Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Collection Number Two"



Collection Number Three Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Collection Number Three"



Collection Number Six Clayton Bastiani
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Collection Number Six"



Venus de Flora Clint Kennedy
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Venus de Flora"
This arrangement of two florals that obviously resembles the nude female form, was the result of composing for one purpose and having obtained a different outcome in the darkroom. She initially looked like two flowers rendered upside down on my viewcamera ground glass, but later the developed negative revealed something more.



King of the Beasts Coby Cooper
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"King of the Beasts"
Lion roars at the Peoria Zoo, Illinois



Four Little Ladies Cole Hallarn
Canada

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Four Little Ladies"
Studio work, taken in the spring of 2011.



master and model cornel gingarasu
Romania

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"master and model"
gingarasu -cornel_master and model



Study Can Help Shape the Future Craig Boyko
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Study Can Help Shape the Future"
Image inspired by Ashmita from Nepal, Working with Drawn to Develop and Street Kids International



Desal Tunnel Workers Craig Moodie
Australia

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"Desal Tunnel Workers"
Study of the Thiess Degremont Desalination Plant Project Tunnel workers



The gate Cristina Tinta Vass
Romania

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"The gate"
In the Morocco desert, a sewing shuttle was the gate to step into another world.



75 Scissors Curt Palm
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"75 Scissors"



Passing Through Cynthia Martone
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Passing Through"
An outline and featureless interior of an Arab woman as only they are allowed to be.



Reflecting Cynthia Merzer
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Reflecting"



Bridge to Repentence Cynthia Merzer
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Bridge to Repentence"



Afternoon on 5th Avenue D. Keith Furon
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Afternoon on 5th Avenue"



Oyster Mushroom Dale M Reid
Canada

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"Oyster Mushroom"
This is a silver gelatin print. The picture was created in 2011. What inspired me was the detailed texture of the mushroom. If you look closely at the picture, what do you see………..a face.



Parrot Tulip #2 Dale M Reid
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Parrot Tulip #2"
This is a silver gelatin print. The picture was created in 2011. What attracted me to the parrot tulip was the unique shape and the detail on the flower pedals. This shot was at full bloom and was taken close-up. In the darkroom, I had to balance the burning to bring out the detail and not to maintain the richness of the whites.



The Water Mirror Damien Vassart
France

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"The Water Mirror"
Bordeaux, France, 2008.



Old Woman Damjan Voglar
Slovenia

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Old Woman"
Portrait was taken in 2010 on the streets of Marrakech ...



Red Barn Dan Poyourow
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Red Barn"



Ten Years After Dana Ullman
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Ten Years After"
A U.S. Marine looks up at the 9/11 10th anniversary ceremony, September 11th, 2011 in New York City



Libean Mukpar Dani Pozo
Spain

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Libean Mukpar"
8 year-old Somalian refugee Libean Mukpar being placed on the scales at the MSF Hagadera Hospital in Dadaab, Kenya. Libean weighs less than 15 kilos. Under normal conditions his weight should be around 26 kilos. His weight now corresponds to that of a 3 year-old child. Every morning his mother carries him on her back to the scales, where doctors monitor his development. Just a few metres separate the bed from the scales, but his weak legs can't cover this small distance. It takes him great effort even to sit in the black basin where doctors weigh patients; he squints as he looks out at us. There are dozens of cases like Libean's in the Hospital, an entire generation condemned to starvation.



Veiled Danica O. Kus
Slovenia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Veiled"
London



Afternoon Games Daniel DeFraia
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Afternoon Games"



couch Daniel Grant
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Nude
Amateur

"couch"
toy camera image from the series "my affair with diana"



On a Desert Highway Daniel Holmes
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"On a Desert Highway"
A long straight desert highway in Central Nevada under a brooding sky.



American Bull Rider #5 Daniel Kencke
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Abstract
Amateur

"American Bull Rider #5"
A long exposure captures the energy and elegance of the contest between cowboy and bull.



Sharp with Soft Daniel Kencke
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Sharp with Soft"
Popcorn clouds accentuate extreme angle of construction.



Prickly Things Daniel Kencke
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Prickly Things"
Menacing shadows on Post Alley, Seattle, Wa



Sprague River Aspens Daniel Kencke
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Sprague River Aspens"
A cold and clear morning accentuates the grove's reflection on the surface of California's Sprague River



Clearing the Top Wire Daniel Kencke
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Clearing the Top Wire"
A young deer jumps the barrier between danger and safety



Polka dot & stripes Daniele Pinti
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Polka dot & stripes"
Old man walking through the shades on a bridge, Rome



What remains Daniele Pinti
Italy

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"What remains"
Inside a crumbling building, Rome



Recession Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Recession"
Contemporary landscaping by Calatrava recedes into the distance as a lone cyclist advances



Bird's Eye View Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Bird's Eye View"
A change of perspective



Poetry in Motion Darcy Brown
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Poetry in Motion"
In-flight meal, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy



Georgian Daro Sulakauri
Georgia

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Georgian"
2011. Georgian Traditional Costume. Fashion Shoot for "Samoseli Pirveli". A famous brand in Tbilisi.



Lost#2 Darren Phillips
Australia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Lost#2"
35mm Film Scan



v-Lonely days Daryl James
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"v-Lonely days"
Seen better days



Shooting in the rain Daryl James
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Shooting in the rain"
Netballers focusing despite the weather



House Corner Dave Bowman
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"House Corner"
House corner detail - Almere, Netherlands



Shell Dave Hunt
UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Shell"
Natural modesty



Bridge David Alley
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Bridge"



untitled David Beckley
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"untitled"



Hot Rod Haven-Bonneville 2011 David Burnett
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Hot Rod Haven-Bonneville 2011"
Crew pushes a hot rod towards the starting line: Bonneville Speed Week



Stradbroke Inlet Aerial David Flanagan
Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Stradbroke Inlet Aerial"



Manoosh the Boatman David Gould
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Manoosh the Boatman"
Manoosh the boatman who works ferrying passengers across the Yamuna river in India stands waiting for a fare as the sun sets in the distance. I was taking images of the reflection of the Taj Mahal when Manoosh came across the river to see if I needed a ride. He made the perfect subject As I raised my camera He said "Take my photo" I obliged, and am very happy I did ! I returned 5 years later to give Manoosh a copy. And there he was sat by the Taj Mahal waiting for a fare. Mamiya 645.



Berber Dune David Hillegas
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Berber Dune"
Berber guide in Saharan Desert



Cannes In the Rain David Hillegas
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Cannes In the Rain"
Cannes, France nighttime street scene



Confluence David Hylton
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Confluence"



Fishtail David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Fishtail"
Reflection of a boat



Running Along The Seine David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Running Along The Seine"
From the series Urban Fragments, Paris, 2011



Black Dove David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Black Dove"
From the series Short Cuts, 2011



Nun David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Nun"
From the series Mediterranean Streets, Split, Croatia, 2011



Roofs David Jakelic
Croatia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Roofs"
From the series Urban Fragments, Zagreb, 2011



The Last of It David Morris
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Last of It"
The Sabbiston's were two sheep farming brothers with a small holding in the Cotswolds. For years they had struggled to make the farm pay, but it was no longer viable. This was their last season - an end of a way of life.



Mr Sly The coffin maker David Morris
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Mr Sly The coffin maker"
Mr Sly was coffin maker in a small village in the Cotswolds. His family had made coffins for three generations. He was eighty odd years old when I photographed him and still working. When I asked him to pose under the sky light holding a tool like he was working, he said "What do you mean, fakin' it?".



Sides of Me David Naman
Canada

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Sides of Me"



Love David Naman
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Love"



Calm Water David Naman
Canada

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Calm Water"
reflection of horse drinking



Cloud Factory David Reilly
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Cloud Factory"



The Buddha Of 2nd Street David Reilly
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"The Buddha Of 2nd Street"



Hollywood Beach David Saxe
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Hollywood Beach"



Home David Simmonds
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Home"
the escape stair way provided an interesting view of a multistory apartment block by JGP in Singapore.



1208991 David Thibodeaux
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"1208991"



I Know Thy Grief David Toczko
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"I Know Thy Grief"
Funeral for SGT. Matthew Deckard. KIA Baghdad, Iraq



Frognerbadet David Zadig
Norway

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Frognerbadet"
Slow shutter hand held with Polaroid 180 of diver at Oslo's famed Frognerbadet high dive.



Nude on Barrell David Zadig
Norway

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Nude on Barrell"
Part of a series shot with Carte Blanche the Norwegian National Company of Contemporary Dance with idea of taking the dance out of the theater and, instead making Norway the stage. This image of dancer Mate Mezaros shot on the wild landscape of coastal Sotra near Bergen.



Waiter David Allan Brandt
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Advertising
Professional

"Waiter"
Part of an advertising campaign for American Tower



Eiffel Tower - Balloon David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Eiffel Tower - Balloon"



Infinity Pool David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Infinity Pool"
Part of an advertising campaign for Emaar



Tao - Diving Allowed David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Tao - Diving Allowed"
Advertising campaign for Tao Beach Las Vagas, headline: "Diving allowed".



Fireman David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Fireman"



Javelin David Allan Brandt
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Javelin"
Advertising for Nicholas-Applegate Capital Managment



Vines David Jordan Williams
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Vines"
This image was shot for stock and is part of my Getty Images Collection



Mojo Davide Maione
UK

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Mojo"



winding staircase of Melk Dayle Ann Clavin
Austria

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"winding staircase of Melk"



riding the wave Dayle Ann Clavin
Austria

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"riding the wave"
winter's day and surfer's ride the waves at the oceanside pier.



First Breath Dazeley
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"First Breath"
My son being born by cesarean section



X-Ray Fish Dazeley
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"X-Ray Fish"



Lignes De Paepe Freddy
Belgium

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Lignes"
Luxemburg



Soucoupes De Paepe Freddy
Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Soucoupes"
Paris



Bride & Groom 1 Dean Alexander
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bride & Groom 1"
Photographed for the feature fashion story for Bride & Groom Magazine titled "Material Girl".



Bride & Groom 4 Dean Alexander
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bride & Groom 4"
Photographed for the feature fashion story for Bride & Groom Magazine titled "Material Girl".



Bride & Groom 5 Dean Alexander
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bride & Groom 5"
Photographed for the feature fashion story for Bride & Groom Magazine titled "Material Girl".



Bejewelled Debra Ledsinger
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Bejewelled"



Repent Denis Defibaugh
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Repent"
Repent



Two horses Denis Grzetic
Croatia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Two horses"



Boisé Denis Tremblay
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Boisé"
St-Jean-sur-Richelieu



ballons Denis Tremblay
Canada

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"ballons"
Adirondack ballons



Corralled Denise Castro-Bran
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Corralled"
Bandon Beach, Oregon



Sinister Intentions Denise Castro-Bran
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Sinister Intentions"
Theater Production Publicity Campaign; Munich, Germany



St. Louis Arch dennis dunton
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"St. Louis Arch"



White Sands Picnic Booths dennis dunton
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"White Sands Picnic Booths"



Whale Head Rock dennis dunton
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Whale Head Rock"



Clouds Dennis Frates
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Clouds"
Unusual clouds over Death Valley National Park, California.



Wavecircle Dennis Frates
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Wavecircle"
Wave pattern and sunrise clouds. Maui, Hawaii



Fire escape Dennis Hodges
Hungary

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Fire escape"



Reconciliation Dennis Hodges
Hungary

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Reconciliation"
From the series "A modern relationship"



Shell study 332 Dennis Hodges
Hungary

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Shell study 332"



Vaulted Corridor Dennis Mecham
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Vaulted Corridor"



Jodi Dennis Mecham
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Jodi"



Firemen Deon Reynolds
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Firemen"
Created with a Kodak "Fun Saver 35 Panoramic" disposable camera



Pilot Derek Seaward
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Pilot"
pilot in the snow



Lunch Derek Seaward
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Lunch"
Lunch



Push Derek Seaward
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Push"
Push



Effervescence Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Effervescence"
Surface ice on a stream



Ink A Dink Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ink A Dink"
Surface ice on a stream



Pancake Breakfast Devin Campbell
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Pancake Breakfast"
Surface ice on a marsh area



Whitish Dewi Puspasari
Indonesia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Whitish"



Odd Numbers Dewi Puspasari
Indonesia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Odd Numbers"
This picture was taken at Regent Hotel's bathroom in Singapore. What a creative way... that those amenities label with an odd number.



San Francisco Style Diane Kaye
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"San Francisco Style"
Gelatin Silver Print (Full Frame)



A Stilled Life Diane Silverman
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"A Stilled Life"



Vue2 Dianna Snape
Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Vue2"



Vue 1 Dianna Snape
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Vue 1"



The Rain Dance Dianne Yudelson
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Wildlife
Amateur

"The Rain Dance"



Springtime Jublilee Dianne Yudelson
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Nature
Amateur

"Springtime Jublilee"



 Casment Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

" Casment"



Bejeweled 4 Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Bejeweled 4"



Life Imitating Art Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Life Imitating Art"



Irish Dancers Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Irish Dancers"



Peacock Piper Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Peacock Piper"



Hometown Parade 2 Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Hometown Parade 2"



The Price of Freedom Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"The Price of Freedom"



Young Master Darcy Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Young Master Darcy"



Candy Town Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Candy Town"



A Jockie's Life: Into the Homestretch Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"A Jockie's Life: Into the Homestretch"



Lights Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Lights"



Bathroom Vent Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Bathroom Vent"



Arachnid at Night Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Arachnid at Night"



Reindeer Pavillon DIEPHOTODESIGNER
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Architectural
Professional

"Reindeer Pavillon"
Architecture: Snøhetta



Tungeneset DIEPHOTODESIGNER
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Tungeneset"
Architecture: Code Arkitektur



C-LEG DIEPHOTODESIGNER
Germany

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"C-LEG"
1C60 Triton/C-leg by Otto Bock GmbH



Happy Home School for the Blind Dilip Bhatia
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
People
Professional

"Happy Home School for the Blind "



Akhaada Wrestlers Dilip Bhatia
India

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Sport
Professional

"Akhaada Wrestlers "



Sea Link Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Sea Link"
Sea Link Mumbai



Rickshaw Puller Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Rickshaw Puller"



Cloud Waves Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Cloud Waves"



Happy Home School for the Blind Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee
People
Professional

"Happy Home School for the Blind "



Akhaada Wrestlers Dilip Bhatia
India

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Akhaada Wrestlers "



Mind Games Dina Bova
Israel

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Mind Games"
Where do we come from? Do we come into this world to be pawns in someone’s game?



Lost Dina Bova
Israel

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Lost"
They stood quietly in the middle of nowhere. They were well-dressed in perfectly clean and well-ironed clothes. There was a feeling that they were lost in space and time, facing the unknown…



Time to Lose and Time to Seek Dina Bova
Israel

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Time to Lose and Time to Seek"
Inspired by Bible stories from Ecclesiastes books. "A time to seek and a time to lose; A time to keep, and a time to cast away"



Two of Us Dingyang Yee
Singapore

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Two of Us"



Fuerza Bruta Djeneba Aduayom
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Sport
Amateur

"Fuerza Bruta"



Linear Djeneba Aduayom
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Linear"



Poise and drama on a desert road Djeneba Aduayom
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Poise and drama on a desert road"



by stoe lake Dominic Martello
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"by stoe lake"
in the high grass



Dragon's Blood Grove, Socotra Don Whitebread
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Nature
Amateur

"Dragon's Blood Grove, Socotra"
A grove of fabled Dragon's Blood Trees on the island of Socotra off the coast of Yemen.



Graduation Day Douglas Kurn
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Graduation Day"



Old Couple Douglas Vernimmen
UK

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Old Couple"



Self-portrait Dragos-Radu Dumitrescu
Romania

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"Self-portrait"
Shot near an abandoned building in Bucharest.



Bonds place duncan cunningham
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Bonds place"
And ejector seats!



Soldier Duncan de Fey
Netherlands

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Soldier"
Soldier standing guard in St Petersburg



Ice Cream Pier Duncan Hill
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Ice Cream Pier"
People enjoy fishing, sight-seeing, and most importantly, ice cream at Kure Beach Pier.



Cozy Homes Duschan Tomic
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Cozy Homes"



Source Movement Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Source Movement"



Modern Romance Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Modern Romance"



Before Computers Ed Sancious
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Before Computers"



Hands With Legs Edmond Terakopian
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Abstract
Professional

"Hands With Legs"
Art gallery, Bruton Street, London.



Outfits Edmond Terakopian
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Outfits"
Having a rest. Shots around London's Southbank.



Walking on a Wire Edoardo Agresti
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Walking on a Wire"
A young boy walks on a wire while his friends are looking him



Save me 03 Edoardo Agresti
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Save me 03"
Young boys work as a sort of slaves in the fish market in Chittagong, Bangladesh



Playing cricket 01 Edoardo Agresti
Italy

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Playing cricket 01"
Every place in India is good for playing cricket



Cacophony 2 Eduardo Fujii
USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Cacophony 2"



Cacophony 1 Eduardo Fujii
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Cacophony 1"



Lightscape Eduardo Fujii
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Lightscape"



Pastel Edward Gajdel
Canada

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Pastel"
Figure studies with a jaw bone from a blue whale.



Zion Edward Gajdel
Canada

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Zion"
Toronto graffiti artist



Slice of Ham Edward Gajdel
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Slice of Ham"
Personal series shot on T55 Polaroid exploring memory and meaning.



Film Noir Light Through Door edward olive
Spain

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Film Noir Light Through Door"
Scan of hand made silver gelatin print Ilford MG IV from 120 medium format black and white film from Hasselblad V series. Bowens Gemini Pro strobes. Shot in 2011 in Madrid Spain.



Eulogy Edward Yanowitz
USA

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Eulogy"
Nassau, Bahamas



Tropic Bird Edward Yanowitz
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Tropic Bird"
Nassau, Bahamas



on post Eir-Jorgen Bue
Norway

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"on post"
fishmarket Tokyo



Transition Eir-Jorgen Bue
Norway

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Transition"
Henningsvær, Norway



On the Batture: Mud Flat Eleanor Owen Kerr
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"On the Batture: Mud Flat"



Air Geometry Elena and Vitaliy Vasilievy
Ukraine

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Air Geometry "
photo by Vitaliy & Elena Vasilieva



Allegory Elena and Vitaliy Vasilievy
Ukraine

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Allegory "
Vitaliy and Elena Vasilieva



LA MORT/DEATH Eleonore Herzberg
France

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"LA MORT/DEATH"
1994-Ile de Sifnos Grèce



Living Streams of Water Elisabeth Egon Viebre
Netherlands

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Living Streams of Water"
Fragile sources of drinking water on Earth_2011_NIKON



Sustainable Fashion 02 Elisabeth Egon Viebre
Netherlands

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Sustainable Fashion 02"



One More Time and the Elephant is Going to be Angry Elisabeth Toll
Sweden

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Fashion
Professional

"One More Time and the Elephant is Going to be Angry"
india 2006



The Five and Dime Elizabeh Holmes
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"The Five and Dime"
A Sprouse-Reitz Five and Dime Store in Downtown Superior, Arizona



Martin Chapman Elizabeth Rudge
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Martin Chapman"
A series showcasing the faces of the Occupy Seattle movement, who have been living in a tent city for the past two months. (No.1)



Untitled ELLI IOANNOU
France

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Untitled"
part of solo exhibition 'Seven Plus One'; collage by Easton Pearson



Organic Industry Elohim Pedraja
Venezuela

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Organic Industry"
A little section of a petrochemical plant with an organic feeling



High Heels Elohim Pedraja
Venezuela

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"High Heels"



Flagpoles Emil Stojek
Poland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Flagpoles"



Berlin Emmanuel Coupe
Greece

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Berlin"
Berlin, Germany



Shipwreck II Emmanuel Coupe
Greece

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Shipwreck II"
Shipwreck, Elefsina, Greece



Paria Plateau II Emmanuel Coupe
Greece

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Paria Plateau II"
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, U.S.A.



Waiting to be Opened EMO GENE
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Waiting to be Opened"



Just Handle It EMO GENE
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Just Handle It"



Flying Into Oblivion EMO GENE
Canada

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Flying Into Oblivion"



Before Technology EMO GENE
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Before Technology"



modern statue Emre Turan
Turkey

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"modern statue"
this modern statue,symbolizing wings/tree is located on the sea front of izmir,turkey.made of iron,it represents freedom .



When October Goes Eric Chang
Indonesia

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"When October Goes"



P. Eric Kellerman
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"P."



Wolf At Santa Fe Plaza Erik Richard Unger
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"Wolf At Santa Fe Plaza"
Man walks his pet Wolf around the Santa Fe Plaza



Oma: The Man with the Swan Erik Richard Unger
USA

Honorable Mention
People
Amateur

"Oma: The Man with the Swan"
A sculptor visiting Madrid, NM poses with his pet swan



Too Much Bull Erik Richard Unger
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Too Much Bull"
Cowboy is sent flying after being knocked off the bull he was riding.



Blowing Smoke Erinn Holland
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Blowing Smoke"



Suriname Flag Ertugrul Kilic
Suriname

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Suriname Flag"
Young lady is posing with her like Suriname Flag decorated hat.



Walking man Ertugrul Kilic
Suriname

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Walking man"
Walking man's silhouette on traditional Dutch wooden facade, early in the morning



Temple Erwin Staeheli
Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Temple"
from the series STUMBLING-BLOCK. The two thousand year old roman temple in Autun, France.



Fortress Erwin Staeheli
Switzerland

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Fortress"
from the series STUMBLING-BLOCK. The bunker from World War II is drowning in the the Mediterranean Sea.



Footprints Esmeralda Edenberg
Sweden

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Footprints"
Footprints on the beach



lafuente-estevao_waterfalls Estevao Lafuente
Portugal

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"lafuente-estevao_waterfalls"



Magic Moment Eugenio Opitz
Hungary

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Nature
Professional

"Magic Moment"
Late afternoon in Henri Pittier National Park,Aragua state,Venezuela. The Henri Pittier National Park is the first national park of Venezuela.



Invasion Eugenio Opitz
Hungary

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Invasion "
Henri Pittier National Park,Aragua state,Venezuela. The Henri Pittier National Park is the first national park of Venezuela.



3 Stones in Choroní River Eugenio Opitz
Hungary

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"3 Stones in Choroní River"
Henri Pittier National Park,Aragua state,Venezuela. The Henri Pittier National Park is the first national park of Venezuela.



Yagrumo leaf Eugenio Opitz
Hungary

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Yagrumo leaf"
Henri Pittier National Park,Aragua state,Venezuela. The Henri Pittier National Park is the first national park of Venezuela.



Lilly Eva Kelety
Austria

Nominee
People
Professional

"Lilly"
Ann Arbor, 2010



Protection Evan McBride
New Zealand

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Amateur

"Protection"
Orangutan baby being gently calmed and stroked by the Mother.



Japanese Macaque in Hot Spring Evan McBride
New Zealand

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Japanese Macaque in Hot Spring"



Elephant Love evan schiller
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Elephant Love"
Mother & Baby Elephant at Duba Plains, Botswana



Shadow Evert van Moort
Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shadow"



Caravan Lost Evert van Moort
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Caravan Lost"



Black sheep Fabio Bernardino
Brazil

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Black sheep"
Cattle Egrets going to their nests at the end of the day.



Necropolis Cuba Fabrice Lachant
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Necropolis Cuba"



Sunday morning Fabrizio Intonti
Italy

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Professional

"Sunday morning"



Carved by the Wind Fabrizio Intonti
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Carved by the Wind"



Autumn Fabrizio Intonti
Italy

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Autumn"



Reflection of Life FAHED ALSHAHMAN
Kuwait

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Reflection of Life"
Germany 2008



Alzheimer Fausto Podavini
Italy

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Alzheimer"
Mirella 71 years old. After 43 years spent together with the only person loved, Mirella was suddenly forced to face the husband's illness: Alzheimer. Only strenght, devotion and love can support Mirella giving her hope.



A life together Federico Giovannini
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"A life together"
Old women in the Roman's Ghetto



The Saint Federico Giovannini
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"The Saint"
A religious procession in Noto one of the most famous baroque city in the south of Sicily



Parallel worlds Federico Giovannini
Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Parallel worlds"
Rome



I Love Jazz Felix Hug
Singapore

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"I Love Jazz"
An attempt to capture the emotion and feelings music creates. The fragility and affection was important to me.



Balanced Forces 11 Fernando Brito
Portugal

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Balanced Forces 11"
These images are part of a project titled " Balanced Forces" in wich I look at the meeting of two powerfull forces: land and water, imutability and fluid energy.



Valentina FRANCESCO BITTICHESU
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Valentina"



Timeless Brothers Francesco Carella
France

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Timeless Brothers"
Brother's recreation



Pottery Factory Francisco Alcala
Mexico

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Pottery Factory"
I am particularly attracted to shapes, form and contrast. Traveling Morocco was very exciting as I could see great opportunities everywhere to create images with plenty of these characteristics. This pottery factory in Fes just popped up in front of me giving me the chance indulge with my passion.



Artist\'s Studio Frank Brandwijk
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Professional

"Artist\'s Studio"
Lith print



Sculpture III Frank Brandwijk
Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Sculpture III"
Lith print



Storm Study Frank Toepfer
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Storm Study"
clouds of a severe thunderstorm near Neuss, Germany, 2011



The Bride Frederic Vanwalleghem
Belgium

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"The Bride"
Personal work



Bed Time Stories 4 Gabi Mardare
Romania

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Bed Time Stories 4"
Bed.Time.Stories.4



Time flies Gabor Dvornik
Hungary

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Time flies"
You are not an exception



Flagellum Dei Gabor Dvornik
Hungary

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Flagellum Dei"
Strict. Belive. Pray.



The Burning of Old Glory Gabriel Romero
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"The Burning of Old Glory"
Demonstrators in the city of Ramallah burn an American flag in protest to a U.S. veto at The United Nations denouncing Israeli settlements in the West Bank. March 15, 2011. (Photo by Gabriel Romero ©2011)



Satanic Verses Bookburning Bradford 1989 Garry Clarkson
UK

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Satanic Verses Bookburning Bradford 1989"
Muslims burn a copy of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses in protest at what they consider to be blasphemy. Bradford UK. 14 January 1989.



Good Yarn Garry Wapshott
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Good Yarn"
SATURDAY MORNING CATCH UP CHIANTI



Urban Abstract Gary Annett
Australia

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Urban Abstract"



The Show's Over Gary Annett
Australia

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"The Show's Over"



Bolte Bridge Gary Annett
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Bolte Bridge"



When the Tides Rise Gary Annett
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"When the Tides Rise"



Wine Glass Kaleidoscope Gary Annett
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Wine Glass Kaleidoscope"



Squashed Gary Breckheimer
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Squashed"
Photographed in the streets London



Lovers Gary Cloud
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Lovers"



New York Revisited Gary Latham
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"New York Revisited"
New York Revisited



Mission Taos Pueblo Gary Potts
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Mission Taos Pueblo"
This iconic church is rendered more artfully with the use of a Holga camera.



Have You Seen Her? Gary Potts
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Have You Seen Her?"
This woman was walking anxiously through a crowd of tourists in Singapore, holding this sign.



CROCODILE JAWS Gary Roberts
UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"CROCODILE JAWS"
NILE CROCODILE PICTURED ON RIVER BANK , WAMI RIVER , SAADANI NATIONAL PARK , TANZANIA . PICTURE: GARY ROBERTS



Skull Rock Gary Zuercher
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Skull Rock"
Joshua Tree National PArk, USA.



Covered Car on Oldgate Lane Gary McCoy McCoy
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Covered Car on Oldgate Lane"



airtime II Gaudenz Danuser
Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"airtime II"
sport, snowboard, snow, air



Tomorrow's Man Gavin Dunbar
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Tomorrow's Man"
Another view of the sculpture by Catherine Francois at the beach in Knokke, Belgium.



Family Support Gaye Edwards
Australia

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Still Life
Amateur

"Family Support"



George Gene Taylor
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"George"
Guitar player spotted on roadside in Union County, SC



Post Race Face Geoff Waugh
UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Post Race Face"
A bike racer's sweat and dirt encrusted face shows the ardours of six hours hard competition



Tennessee Mines 01 George Apostolidis
Australia

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Tennessee Mines 01"
UNDERGROUND MINING TENNESSEE



PIGEON COUPLE 01 George Apostolidis
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"PIGEON COUPLE 01"
Intimate image of a pigeon couple captured late evening in Mildura Australia



Early Bird George Ramms
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Early Bird"
Diving Platform in Switzerland



Still Standing George Ramms
Germany

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Still Standing"



Frosted Gerald Fleury
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Frosted"



Have / Have Not Gerald Fleury
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Have / Have Not"



OverHead Gerald McDowell
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"OverHead"



Horse and Bell Gerald McDowell
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Horse and Bell"



laguna scape Giang Le
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"laguna scape"



a place in the sun Giang Le
Germany

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"a place in the sun"
milano centrale



smiling at the funeral gianluca capri
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"smiling at the funeral"
2011, Indonesia, toraja funeral



La Defense 1 Gianmatteo Cirillo
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"La Defense 1"
La Defense (Paris) 2009



Just Starting Out Gigi Embrechts
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Just Starting Out"
Three Brabant Draft Horses from Belgium



Working Man Gigi Embrechts
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Working Man"
A Belgian farmer riding the plow behind his horses.



WSH-Hudson River, NYC, 2011 Gigi Stoll
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"WSH-Hudson River, NYC, 2011 "
Stormy Day on the Hudson River/WSH, NYC (iPhone 4)



Surfers, UK Giles Christopher
UK

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Surfers, UK"
Evening Surfers, Newquay, Cornwall, UK. 2011



Houses of the Holy Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Houses of the Holy"
LIGHT IMITATING ART series: distortion of light



Drift Gillian Lindsay
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Drift"
LIGHT IMITATING ART series: distortion of light



Chimera Giordano Cipriani
Italy

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Chimera"
Underwater body trans



Narcissus Giordano Cipriani
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Narcissus"
Children of the Surma tribe in the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, Africa.



The Spectacle Of Nature Giorgio Bisetti
Italy

Honorable Mention
Nature
Amateur

"The Spectacle Of Nature"



Untitled 06 Girish Menon
India

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Untitled 06"
LALBAUG, MUMBAI, INDIA – SEPTEMBER 2011. Thousands of people take to the streets to venerate the Hindu Elephant God, Ganpati.



Untitled 03 Girish Menon
India

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Untitled 03"
FORT COCHIN, KERALA, INDIA – MARCH 2010. The mammoth Chinese fishing nets that line the coast along Fort Cochin in the southern state of Kerala in India are a sustainable source of livelihood for the fishermen living there.



hands Giuliano Koren
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"hands"
POTOCARI (SREBRENICA), BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA. 11 JULY 2010. A desperate woman on her husband's grave during the burial. The fifteenth anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, eastern Bosnia. Hundreds of families bury their relatives in a mass funeral. Between 11 and 15 July 1995 Serbian forces massacred over 8000 Bosnian muslim males after taking control of Srebrenica - 3500 now rest in the memorial cemetery in Potocari. The remainder await exhumation from mass-graves and DNA-identification. Every year on this date are running new burials. Before being buried, the body parts of victims must be put back to at least 70%.



almost Giuliano Koren
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"almost"
Insiel Mercato workers. Calendar 2012. Giovanni Scarpis, project manager. Father full-time, full-time husband, full-time managers. It never stops. Or almost.



Censored Giuseppe Ciccia
Italy

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Censored"
Censored



Love hurts Giuseppe Francavilla
Italy

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Love hurts"
Each knife is a different measure of pain. But not only pain in the negative sense, when love ends (or fails). Love understood as a driving force that triggers emotions, destroying any obstacle



In Awe Gloria Golden
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"In Awe"
Looking through the display case, which housed the Terra Cotta Warrior, I snapped this photograph . . . trying to capture a special moment. I shot so quickly, not immediately aware of the connection between the boy and the gigantic figure. I realized this was a powerful image, as I observed the boy's emotional reaction in his upward gaze.



Caress of an Angel Wing Gloria Pereyra
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Caress of an Angel Wing"



Girl from Balkh Gloriann Liu
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Girl from Balkh"
Kabul, Afghanistan



Power Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Power"
Annoyed hippo attacking our boat.



l-Where have all the flowers gone? Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"l-Where have all the flowers gone?"



Droplets Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Droplets"



Another Time Gray Hawn
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Another Time"
Driving through the countryside on my way to photograph the Queen Mother of India when I saw this beautiful, ancient mosque.



110 Mayan Years Gray Hawn
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"110 Mayan Years"
Behind those closed eyes lies the memories of 110 years. Traveling in the Yukatan Jungle I met this wonderful Mayan Elder in a village.



Dunes rise Greg Holba
UK

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Dunes rise"
A sandy path through Pembrokeshire dune grasses



Savannah Swamp 2 Greg Stroube
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Savannah Swamp 2"



Dried Apple Greg Stroube
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Dried Apple"



Winter winds Greg Winston
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Winter winds"
Snow swirls in the Teton Range as a storm moves in.



Approach to DC National Gregg Newton
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Approach to DC National"
Light trails and strobes from passenger jets glitter in the sky while streaking past the Washington Monument (left) and the Jefferson Memorial, upon landing at National Airport in Washington DC in this time exposure.



Fly like an Eagle Gregg Newton
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Fly like an Eagle"
An eagle appears to fly in formation with a hang-glider pilot in the Brazilian capital. The bird accompanied the larger-winged entity for over ten seconds, appearing to mimic its turns, while it came in on final approach for landing during an international competition in Brasilia.



Macaws of the Pantanal Gregg Newton
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Macaws of the Pantanal"
A pair of Blue & Yellow Macaws in flight over the Pantanal wetlands in southwestern Brazil. The Pantanal is the most biologically diverse and largest wetlands in the world, covering an area of about 75,000 square miles (195,000 sq km).



Behind the curtain Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"Behind the curtain"
Michel, behind the curtain... Looking in a mirror is an intimate moment. She opens herself, observing every wrinkle and flaw, subconsciously beginning dialogue. But the conversation is seldom objective. Perhaps her reflection differs from the image in her mind or perhaps beauty itself raises expectation? Sharing this intimate moment, the observer begins as voyeur with their own experience providing an irresistible invitation to join in. Contradictory perceptions of beauty mirror our imperfections as a society. Scars on a young girl are flaws but on the face of the mature man they signify experience or form an ‘interesting’ feature. Searching for the flaws and imperfections of the women, he reflects a perception paradox where beauty shines for all to see - in the eye of the beholder.



Eunice Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Eunice"
Africa



Paris Gregoire A. Meyer
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Paris"
Paris in hazy splendour



Chemicals and Sugar Cane Gregory Georges
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Chemicals and Sugar Cane"



Guiliver's Beachcomber Gregory Georges
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Guiliver's Beachcomber"



Window Shopping for Romance Gregory Georges
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Window Shopping for Romance"



Crazy Troop Gregory Gieske
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Crazy Troop"
Soldiers from Crazy Troop, 3rd Squadron 7th U.S. Cavalry, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, visit the ancient ruins of Al Hatra in the Ninewa Province, Iraq.



Artilleryman Gregory Gieske
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Artilleryman"
A Soldier from 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, rests a moment in between the firing of 155mm Howitzer rounds from a Paladin near Mosul, Iraq.



Tom's Cabin guus rijven
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Tom's Cabin"
how ]we



Hank & Lulu guus rijven
Netherlands

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Hank & Lulu"



The Thing Guy Gagnon
Belgium

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"The Thing"
Capture at the beach of Villers-Sur-Mer (France)



Pigeon Convention, Florida - 2000 Hal Kaye
USA

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"Pigeon Convention, Florida - 2000"



Three sisters Hanlin Goh
Singapore

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Three sisters"
Three sisters heading home after school (Paro, Bhutan)



Bathlife_Öhlin- Hans Hans Öhlin
Sweden

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"Bathlife_Öhlin- Hans"
Shower cubicle/ Largeformat camera



Deadlock_ Öhlin-Hans Hans Öhlin
Sweden

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Deadlock_ Öhlin-Hans"
Temple



Tribute_Öhlin- Hans Hans Öhlin
Sweden

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Tribute_Öhlin- Hans"
20010-05-16/ The bird



Have a seat_ Öhlin- Hans Hans Öhlin
Sweden

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Have a seat_ Öhlin- Hans"
2011/The chair



Mount Bromo Harjono Djoyobisono
Australia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Mount Bromo"
Location: East Java, Indonesia.



Egg Slicer Harold Davis
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Egg Slicer"



BW Landscape Harry Sandler
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"BW Landscape"
Mesquite Dunes-bw1-stovepippewells-deathvalley



Old Barn by Roadside Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Old Barn by Roadside"
Old barn sits by roadside near West Willington, CT



Blind Man, Midtown Manhattan Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Blind Man, Midtown Manhattan"
Blind man begging on busy sidewalk in Midtown Manhattan



Flowers Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Flowers"
Flowers on tree in backyard of house



Tap End Hazel McPherson
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Tap End"
Two old baths in a field



Waiting for the Evening Meal Heiner Pflug
Brazil

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Waiting for the Evening Meal "
Quito, Bogota



flying victory Heinrich LingnauSchneider
France

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"flying victory"
The Victory statue is one of the most prominent attractions of the Louvre in Paris. She is flying!



sky Heinrich LingnauSchneider
France

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"sky"
view to the skies, Versailles, France



Jump Helen Jolliffe
UK

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Jump"
composite of 3 images shot up through a trampoline



Champ de Mars Helene de Roux
France

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Champ de Mars "
Gelatin Silver Print - Leica M- The universal E. tower captured from behind " le mur de la paix" with its messages of peace coming from all the univers



Reflet Helene de Roux
France

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Reflet"
Gelatin Silver Print - Leica M- Portugal



North Burleigh beach Helene de Roux
France

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"North Burleigh beach "
Gelatin Silver Print- Leica M- Australia



Edinburgh Bus Stop Helmut Gollmann
Switzerland

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Edinburgh Bus Stop"
Leica X1



Adrenaline Hengki Lee
Indonesia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Silhouette
Amateur

"Adrenaline"
Conceptual, Montage, Digital Imaging Photo. Camera Sony Alpha 850. Made in Indonesia March 2011.



d-Allegro Hengki Lee
Indonesia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"d-Allegro"
Conceptual, Montage, Digital Imaging Photo. Camera Sony Alpha 850. Made in Indonesia July 2011.



Silent Rhapsody Hengki Lee
Indonesia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Silent Rhapsody"
Conceptual, Montage Photo. Made this using Lensbaby. Camera Sony Alpha 850. Made in Indonesia April 2011.



d-Summer Symphony Hengki Lee
Indonesia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"d-Summer Symphony"
Conceptual, Montage Photo. Camera Sony Alpha 850. Made in Indonesia July 2011.



d-The Dream Catcher Hengki Lee
Indonesia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"d-The Dream Catcher"
Conceptual, Montage, Digital Imaging Photo. Camera Sony Alpha 850. Made in Indonesia March 2011.



Drums Henk van der Stouw
Netherlands

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Drums"



Cubes Henk van der Stouw
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Cubes"



Privato Henk van der Stouw
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Privato"



zucchino Henk van der Stouw
Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"zucchino"



Enjoy your meal Henk van Mierlo
Netherlands

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Still Life
Professional

"Enjoy your meal"
Enjoy your meal



Cappuchino Henk van Mierlo
Netherlands

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Portrait
Professional

"Cappuchino"
Cappuchino



Looking the Wrong Way Henk van Mierlo
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Professional

"Looking the Wrong Way"
Looking the wrong way



Ming meet Mao Henk van Mierlo
Netherlands

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Ming meet Mao"
Ming meet Mao



Frysian horse Henk van Mierlo
Netherlands

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Frysian horse"
Frysian horse



Street portrait II Henning Roalkvam
Norway

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Street portrait II"
Stavanger, Norway, 2011 - Magazine seller trying to earn a living in the streets of Stavanger, Norway



Circo Maya Henry Fernando
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Circo Maya"



Shoe Shine Man Henry Fernando
Canada

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Shoe Shine Man"



Silhouette 1 Henry Fernando
Canada

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Silhouette 1"



Grain Factory Herman van Gestel
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Grain Factory"



Bodywork Herve Pierre Mudry
UK

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Bodywork"
Fawnya Frolic



Last Surf of The Day Highton Ridley
UK

Honorable Mention
Sport
Amateur

"Last Surf of The Day"



Cubes#06 Hiroyasu Matsui
Japan

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Cubes#06"
I tried to express contradicting elements such as photo and graphic; planar and three-dimensional; static and dynamic. Instead of expressing an image by photographing a particular subject, I perceived it as a two-dimensional art form consisting of light, thereby creating an image using only the light from the lightbox.



Labyrinth#02 Hiroyasu Matsui
Japan

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Labyrinth#02"
The underlying theme in much of my work is the visualization of abstract concepts. In this work I attempt to convey the movement of human consciousness using a maze-like image while using the question of dimension for the fundamental structure.



Labyrinth#08 Hiroyasu Matsui
Japan

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Labyrinth#08"
The image is created using an unconventional, mult-step process using only light from a lightbox.



Soft Cooler Pack Holly McClellan
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Soft Cooler Pack"



Carbon Holly Stewart
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Carbon"
know since antiquity



bowl Holly Stewart
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"bowl"
glow from within



Waffles Honey Atkinson
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Waffles"
The carnival people share their dark stories with the local town each year.



Counting coins Honey Atkinson
Australia

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Counting coins"
Line them up nice and neat.



Karmic Interlude Hugh Jones
USA

Honorable Mention
Sport
Amateur

"Karmic Interlude"
Venice Beach CA



Adam and Eve Hugh Jones
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Abstract
Amateur

"Adam and Eve"



Colosseum Rome Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Colosseum Rome"
I spent two weeks exploring Florence, Rome, Cinque Terre, and Athens - and photographing these cities through a wineglass. A very unique and enjoyable experience.



Alice in Wonderland Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Alice in Wonderland"
binary machine code translation of Alice in Wonderland



Post Constructivist Man Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Post Constructivist Man"
taken with a two element homemade pinhole lens. Image of a construction site.



Escher Apartments Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Escher Apartments"
taken with four element homemade pinhole lens. image of a construction site.



Across the Universe Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Across the Universe"



dreams are made of this Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"dreams are made of this"
the metro and waterdrops



Richmond Walkabout 2 Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Richmond Walkabout 2"



Bejing Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Bejing"



Woman with Burka Washington DC Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Woman with Burka Washington DC"
Freedom to practice religion is what we defend



On Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"On"



Encounter 1 Hugh Jones
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Encounter 1"
Sabattier of 35 mm film



Steven Tyler Ian Spanier
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Steven Tyler"
I made this portrait of Steven Tyler at a garage in Massachusettes where custom motorcycles are made. Tyler is a business partner with the garage. Tyler was hosting the Sturgis Bike Week that year and I was shooting for their magazine. Thankfully he was willing to stand for this shot for me.



The Bullfight Ian Spanier
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"The Bullfight"
I made this image of a bullfighter and bull in Madrid, Spain. I was on assignment for an annual report but had a free day, so rather than sit in the hotel I got a press pass to the arena and fortunately sat next to an American woman who is married to an ex-bullfighter. She was a great help explaining the action to me, and showing me the ropes as she has photographed bullfighting for many many years.



Glacies Ignacio Romero Naves
Spain

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Glacies"
Baltic Sea- Helsinki, Finland.



In Between Igor Svibilsky
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"In Between"



Where it Comes From, Energy Production in Norway. Ilja C. Hendel
Norway

Nominee
People
Professional

"Where it Comes From, Energy Production in Norway."
Workers on the way to Ormen Lange, Europe’s third largest gas field. EUROPE, NORWAY, AUKRA, NYHAMNA, 04/2011. Copyright: Ilja C. Hendel



Preparing for the Southpole Ilja C. Hendel
Norway

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Preparing for the Southpole"
Preparing for the South Pole. Frank Runge and his team preparing for a Southpole expedition in the norwegian Mountains. Europe, Norway, Hjerkinn, 31.3.2011. Copyright: Ilja C. Hendel



A Kangaroo in Suburbia Ilona Jeffrey
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"A Kangaroo in Suburbia"
Running out of places to live here



Inspecting Ine de Louw
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Inspecting"



Orphans Ingetje Tadros
Australia

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Orphans"
This project of New Vision in India is The Blessing Childrens Orphanage in Kandamal district in Orissa. Around 60 indigenous children go to school here in this locally owned and managed NGO.



Segelregatta Ingo Hecker
Germany

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Segelregatta"
Saling race near Zingst / Eastsea in Germany in 2011



small shop owner Ioannis Gousgounis
Greece

Nominee
People
Amateur

"small shop owner"



rhythmic gymnastics #4 Ioannis Gousgounis
Greece

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"rhythmic gymnastics #4"



Fragment Ira Kahn
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Fragment"
Concrete wall where a foundry once stood.



By Hand Ira Kahn
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"By Hand"
Farm study-harvest, Boonville, California



Buffalo Shroud Ira Kahn
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Buffalo Shroud"
Species orchid



Untitled Irina Shebeko
Russia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Untitled"



Pain Ivan Zayats
Belarus

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Pain"



Baby Alien Ivan Joshua Loh
Singapore

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Baby Alien"



Weird Ivana Kupenova
Bulgaria

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Weird"



Dualism Ivana Kupenova
Bulgaria

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Dualism"



Joanna 2 Jacek Jedrzejczak
Poland

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Joanna 2"
Mature bodies conscious, calm. Telling face, look. Record of a lifetime on the skin - wrinkles, scars, marks, spots. Grey hair, blue veins visible under the skin, changed hands... Passing time is a topic which may be presented through the body in the most spectacular, fullest, one of a kind way. How can you actually do it differently?! (...)



Melissa Jack Dzamba (Dziamba)
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Melissa"
Most photocubism is simply a slicing up of a photo and re-assembling it as different prisms, sort of like a wedge from a kaleidoscope. Cubism, however, as developed by Picasso and Braque, used different angles, proportions, perspectives, and materials to form the composition. In my work with Cubism I try to use the Picasso/Braque technique. For instance, 'Melissa,' is a collage of one of my images from the 'Torso' series overlaid on a magazine advertisement.



Executed Jack Hill
UK

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Executed"
An unidentified Libyan fighter lies dead after being executed during the battle for Tripoli.



Flower Jack Hutch
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Flower"
Natalia



Mazed Jack Hutch
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Mazed"
Music



Tatoo Jack Hutch
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Tatoo"
Island Living



Golden Horse Monastery Jack Picone
Thailand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Golden Horse Monastery"
Young novice monks bath their horses in a mountain stream on the Thai-Burma border.



Gallarus Oratory Jackie Weisberg
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Gallarus Oratory"
9th century structure built with dry stone walls in the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, Europe



Signs of Life Jackie Weisberg
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Signs of Life"
Plant life growing in the sand in Turks and Caicos



Blissed Out Sheep Jackie Weisberg
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Blissed Out Sheep"
Sheep raised humanely



Flying High Jacquelyn Schechter
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Silhouette
Amateur

"Flying High"
taken at a state fair in North Crolina 2011



Walking on Air Jacquelyn Schechter
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Walking on Air"
taken at a state fair in North Carolina 2011



Giraffes Jacqui Dean
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Giraffes"
Waiting for the rain to stop



Darter Bird Jacqui Dean
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Darter Bird"



Somewhere in the North Jadwiga Elzbieta Czarnecka
Poland

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Somewhere in the North"
picture taken in october in St. Petersburg in Russia



Li Youran James Bollen
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Li Youran"
Li Youran, 19 inside the People's University, Beijing, 1999. Li Youran was a fan of several local punk bands.



1938 Delage Overhead james haefner
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"1938 Delage Overhead"
Overhead detail of a wonderfully restored vehicle. The vintage car images are made for the owners, restorers and a book I'm working on.



Istanbul perfumer James Hughes
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Istanbul perfumer"
Oldest perfumer of Istanbul with his box of scents



chrome nude # 02 james morton
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"chrome nude # 02"



Cry James Porto
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cry"
From an ongoing series of Winged Women



Bolted James Reid
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Bolted"



Icarus James Warren
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Icarus"



Footsteps in the Snow James Watkins
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Footsteps in the Snow"
Chicago, IL



Man, woman, pigeon... James Watkins
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Man, woman, pigeon..."
Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL



Democracy (Occupy Wall Street, Chicago) James Watkins
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Democracy (Occupy Wall Street, Chicago)"
Chicago, IL



Tree #58 james williamson
UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Tree #58"
Fallen tree Central Scotland



Waiting for Benedict james williamson
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Waiting for Benedict"
Nuns await the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI for his open air mass in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow



Born to be Breastfed James Edwin McDonough V
Sweden

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Born to be Breastfed"



Still life with feather and seed carrier Jan Cassidy
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Still life with feather and seed carrier"



A the water tap Jan Malmstrom
Sweden

Nominee
People
Amateur

"A the water tap"
A boy is collecting water from a tap inside the Medina, while other kids playing at the square. Essaouria, Morroco.



Unlikely Landscape #6 Jane Rosemont
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Unlikely Landscape #6"
A photograph of fabric flapping in the wind creates a mysterious, other-wordly landscape.



Sea Urchin and Cat Whiskers Jane Rosemont
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Sea Urchin and Cat Whiskers"



The Trees #3-101 Janice Tieken
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"The Trees #3-101"



Quo Vadis Jano Stovka
Slovak Republic

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Quo Vadis"



Gypsy Jano Stovka
Slovak Republic

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Gypsy"
father of 15 kids from eastern europe



Abdou with rescued crocodile jason florio
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Portrait
Professional

"Abdou with rescued crocodile"
The portrait of Abdou is part of a long term project , now in it's 15th year based around a sacred forest in The Gambia, West Africa called Makasutu.In 2008 Abdou arrived at the forest with a live crocodile which he was going to sell for meat. I asked him if I could buy it, but first I wanted to make a portrait of him. He sold me the crocodile and we released it back into the river.



Looking up Redwood Tree Jason Homa
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Looking up Redwood Tree"
The Forests of California are a place i gravitate to when i want to get out of NYC and connect with the natural world in a meaningful way. This image conveys The Power i feel within the 'Cathedrals of Nature' and the humility that comes across me, as well.



Maria Emerging From Tree Jason Homa
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Maria Emerging From Tree"
The Forests of California are a place i gravitate to when i want to get out of NYC and connect with the natural world in a meaningful way. "Maria Emerging From Tree" conveys the feeling of renewing my spirit when i'm there.



Prairie Duster Jason Jilg
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Prairie Duster"
Badlands National Park



Form Over Function Jason Nichols
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Form Over Function"
Toilet Paper



Magda in the study at the Lavery's. Jason Watt
UK

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Magda in the study at the Lavery's."



Swing jean-charles folliet
France

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Swing"



Chemical jean-charles folliet
France

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Chemical"



U.F.O. jean-charles folliet
France

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"U.F.O."



Super Tanker jean-charles folliet
France

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Super Tanker"



Lettres Jean-Claude FLACCOMIO
France

Nominee
People
Professional

"Lettres"
Série 'Influenzium'



Keep out ! Jean-Philippe POLI
France

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Keep out !"
Somewhere in Arizona



Sophisticated lady Jean-Philippe POLI
France

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Sophisticated lady"
New York City / May 2010



Framed Trees Jeff Eden
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Framed Trees"
Framed trees



57 Pontiac Jeff Gatesman
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"57 Pontiac"
57 Pontiac found at the Elmhurst Car Show in Illinois. The imposing sky seems to compliment the over powering front end of this classic.



Holy Rhapsody Jeff Johnson
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Holy Rhapsody"
The Duke University Chapel in Durham, NC



Alien Landscape Jeff Olson
USA

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Alien Landscape"



Merman Jeff Palmer
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Nude
Professional

"Merman"



NYX Jeff Wack
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Nude
Professional

"NYX"
Nyx, Goddess of the Night



Abstract Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract"



Under the Bean 2 Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Under the Bean 2"



St. Dunstan Jennifer Bucheit
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"St. Dunstan"



Lillies Jennifer van Waard
New Zealand

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Lillies"



Fisher Boy Jeremy Fokkens
Canada

Nominee
People
Professional

"Fisher Boy"
The youngest of the Bengali crewmembers, this young boy enjoys hanging off the bow as the crew head back to the main land where they will sell their catch in the markets of Daullatkhan, located on Bohla Island in Southern Bangladesh.



Fisherman's Son Jeremy Fokkens
Canada

Nominee
People
Professional

"Fisherman's Son"
A young boy waids in the water with his father before he heads out to sea in overnight in Kuakata, Bangladesh.



Helping Hand Jeremy Fokkens
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Helping Hand"
In this photograph, I wanted to capture the daily life of a Briddhashram resident where local and international volunteers come to help with daily routines (e.g., washing, eating, and walking) where disabilities range from dementia, down syndrome, and blindness to clubfoot and various amputations. The resident’s ages range from 40 to 90 and some have no recollection of their own age. Many have had their families abandon them due to an inability to financially support, or the social stigmatism that results from having a disabled elder in the family.



Alone Jeremy Fokkens
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Alone"
In this photograph, I wanted to capture the daily life of a Briddhashram resident where local and international volunteers come to help with daily routines (e.g., washing, eating, and walking) where disabilities range from dementia, down syndrome, and blindness to clubfoot and various amputations. The resident’s ages range from 40 to 90 and some have no recollection of their own age. Many have had their families abandon them due to an inability to financially support, or the social stigmatism that results from having a disabled elder in the family.



Rialto, in the Shadow of Venice, Mirage Project Jeremy Rasse
France

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Rialto, in the Shadow of Venice, Mirage Project"
I've shot this photography in 2011 regarding my art project " Mirage "



ape alone Jerry Whitty
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Wildlife
Professional

"ape alone"



Stairs Jerry Whitty
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Stairs"
new york city stairs



bird in silhouette Jerry Whitty
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"bird in silhouette"



Brutal Attack Jez Coulson
USA

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"Brutal Attack"
Skinheads at a BNP rally - London



Maxwell Jim Bielecki
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Maxwell"



Biman Jim Fenwick
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Biman"
Travel Agency, London.



Bridgewerks Jim Fredlund
USA

Honorable Mention
Nude
Professional

"Bridgewerks"
Shot on a steel bridge constructed in 1931



Hands Jim Gallop
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"Hands"
for those who do more



Copenhagen Cowboys Jim Gallop
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Copenhagen Cowboys"
Bringing the steers home



Playing Soccer in Cuba Jim McKinniss
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Playing Soccer in Cuba"
Havana, Cuba



Girl with Barbie Doll Jim McKinniss
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Girl with Barbie Doll"
Los Angeles 2011



Lancaster Horse #2 Jim McKinniss
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Lancaster Horse #2"
Lancaster, California April 2010



Chemung Mine, Bridgeport, California Jim Shoemaker
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Fine Art
Professional

"Chemung Mine, Bridgeport, California"
The decaying remains of the Chemung Mine, Eastern Sierras, California



Snowstorm, Canyonlands National Park Jim Shoemaker
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Snowstorm, Canyonlands National Park"
A spring snowstorm obliterates the La Sal Mountains as viewed from Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park.



Left in the Dust Jim Shoemaker
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Left in the Dust"
Kitchen setting in the ghost town of Bodie, California



Nude In Attic Jim Tetro
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Nude In Attic"
Nude In Attic



Dust Collector Jimmy Richey
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Dust Collector"
Dust Collector at Smoky Valley Flour Mill



A lifetime.. Jishnu Changkakoti
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Fine Art
Amateur

"A lifetime.."
The weather-beaten hands of a Buddhist monk bear testament to a lifetime of frugality and worship in the cold environs of Ladakh. Shot in Leh, June 2011.



Blessings Jishnu Changkakoti
India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Blessings"
A boy watches and waits for his turn to be blessed by the holy flame. Shot during Durga Puja, New Delhi, Sep 2011



Solo Jishnu Changkakoti
India

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Solo"
The youthful exuberance of a young boy running through a corridor. Clicked in Jodhpur, India, in August 2011



Zhao Hua Hong, bound feet Jo Farrell
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Zhao Hua Hong, bound feet"
Zhao Hua Hong, 84, one of the last remaining women in China with bound feet



Modernes Antiquariat Jo Goede
Germany

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Modernes Antiquariat"



Shallow Jo Goede
Germany

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Shallow"



Lauren Joan Davis
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Lauren"



Widomaker Joanna Kustra
Spain

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Widomaker"
Beauty editorial



Phantom Joanna Kustra
Spain

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Phantom"
Phantom of the Opera



Follow Me Joanne Urban
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Follow Me"



And miles to go.... joannie shyers
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"And miles to go...."
Lonely zebra in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania



Fragments João M. Gil
Portugal

Nominee
People
Professional

"Fragments"
Cape Verde, in the streets of Mindelo. Outside of a bar, I see fragments. I see many of them. Pieces of lives in every detail. Hasselblad Xpan II with 45mm lens.



Hopewell Rocks Triple Frame Joel Simpson
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Hopewell Rocks Triple Frame"
At Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick people can walk on the sea floor among the monumental rocks at low tide.



Portraitsinblack: Jazz Musician Joel Ventura
Spain

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Portraitsinblack: Jazz Musician "
ABDU SALIM, Musician in exile, born in Texas 1950. Unique in his way of dancing his own music, he has already settle his albatross wings over our country for several years, pleasing us with his sasophone voice. Compositor, arranger and talented soloist, he is faithful keeper of a music that perfectly reflects his way of life.



Portraitsinblack: Sandrine Joel Ventura
Spain

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Portraitsinblack: Sandrine"
SANDRINE PENDA, Photographer and model, Paris.Né in Paris and six years in Spain, she discovered photography while working as a model. It is with an old analogue SLR OM-10 that made ??the first steps. I love photography in general, because it freezes the moment forever, brings to life the petty things and allows us to be a stealthy click the privileged witnesses of an era, a century, one minute, half a second.



London Cab Johan Visschedijk
Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Advertising
Professional

"London Cab"



Floor john blais
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Floor"
My shower floor



Rat Man john blais
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Rat Man"
Look @ ME



Akin Rhett House john blais
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Akin Rhett House"
KIds of the neighborhood pose for a portrait



Existing john blais
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Existing"
Don't you want to live forever ?



Dead Fish John Chapple
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Dead Fish"
Crow Point, England.



Bboy Keemo #1 john christenson
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Bboy Keemo #1"
Bboys: movement+shapes



Bath Abbey, The Organ John Eaton
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Bath Abbey, The Organ"
English Medieval Cathedrals



trio in waiting John Lai
Canada

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"trio in waiting"
dance of waiting for public transit



3rd Street John Livzey
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"3rd Street"
The 3rd Street Tunnel, in Los Angeles



Consoling John McGill
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Consoling"
Two mentally retarded adults consoling each other.



Painter in Manufacturing Facility John McGill
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Painter in Manufacturing Facility"
Painter in Manufacturing Facility



Hardcore Fitness Trainer John McGill
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Hardcore Fitness Trainer"



Men of the Forest John Seamons
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Men of the Forest"
After extensive logging and forest clearance for oil palm plantations, Orangutans are now found only on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. As these Orangutans descended from the forest canopy to feed, I was drawn to their profiles and their expressions; so human and full of feeling.



Winter Shadows John Sylvester
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Winter Shadows"
Shadows cast on new fallen snow by trees in a hardwood forest. Strathgartney Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada.



Just being Silly John C Saponara Jr
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Just being Silly"
Children on the island of Beqa, Fiji



Harley Headers Johnny Stevens
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Harley Headers"
Harley Headers



Hay Bails Johnny Stevens
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Hay Bails"
Straw Bails



Transamerica Aerial Jon Hope
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Transamerica Aerial"
Aerial shot of the Iconic Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco



Acrobat #2 Jonathan Andrew
Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Sport
Professional

"Acrobat #2"



Wedding Shop in Havana, Cuba Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Wedding Shop in Havana, Cuba"
Wedding Shop in Havana, Cuba



Boy with a hoop Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Boy with a hoop"
Boy with a hoop near the Malecon in Havana; Cuba



Two Jonathan Pollock
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Two"
Can two beautiful slender chrome forks be deemed sensual? I believe they can



Doctor's Surgery Jonny Thompson
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Doctor's Surgery"
These are old medical instruments. I photographed them individually and reproduced them as lith prints. They work best as a set of six so I created the final piece with them all together. They each seem to have a different 'personality', some more long and elegant looking, some more stout and compact. All have a slightly macabre feel as you realise what they are for, the saw in particular.



Morning outside Taj Mahal Jorgen Opsann
Norway

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Morning outside Taj Mahal"
Taj Mahal,morning,fog,mood,camel,boy



Bridge in the Fog Joseph De Sciose
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Bridge in the Fog"
Bridge in the fog in Nova Scotia



Tracks In Snow 2 Joseph Romeo
USA

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Tracks In Snow 2"
Tire tracks formed during a snowfall at midnight



Beijing Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Beijing"
Modern high rise buildings in Beijing



untitled Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"untitled"
Photo shoot in a local hotel



Discards Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Discards"
Discarded TV's sit on the sidewalk in Kandy, Sri Lanka



Weather-beaten Joseph P. Smith
Malta

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Weather-beaten"
An old Maltese man who was an automatic choice for taking part in historical re-enactments



In Flight Josh Blanchard
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"In Flight"
Venice skatepark local hits his mark



Contrast of White on White Josh Blumental
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Contrast of White on White"



Milkmaid Josh Blumental
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Milkmaid"



Hourglass Josh Blumental
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Hourglass"



Albino Kelp Josh Blumental
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Albino Kelp"



Freak2 Josh Blumental
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Freak2"



China--River at rest Josh Bornstein
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"China--River at rest"
Lith print, made in traditional darkroom. Finished print scanned into digital format.



Berlin--Big Brother is watching you Josh Bornstein
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Berlin--Big Brother is watching you"
Lith print, made in traditional darkroom. Finished print scanned into digital format



Image#5887 Joy Goldkind
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Image#5887"
From the Distortion Series



Boutique Me Joy Strotz
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Fashion
Professional

"Boutique Me"
"Boutique Me" was created as part of a series of advertising images for "Leniki Boutique." The series reflects the wide variety of clothing and accessories offered by this extremely popular boutique. This image is representative of their summer collection 2011.



Courtyard Through Blinds Joyce P. Lopez
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Courtyard Through Blinds"
Winter in New York City



Courtyard Chairs Joyce P. Lopez
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Courtyard Chairs"
Winter in New York City



Favorites Joyce P. Lopez
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Favorites"
With the sad anniversary of 9/11 coming up, it remains an American historical bookmark of loss, courage, regeneration, erosion of personal security/privacy, and yes, these things can happen here… All images were taken in New York and Chicago 2001-2003.



Grandma Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Grandma "
In a Village of West Bengal a Grand Ma is waiting with her Grand Child for other members of Home



Los Inrockuptibles 2 Juan Salvarredy
Brazil

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Advertising
Professional

"Los Inrockuptibles 2"



Church Juergen Lechner
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Church"
Camera Obscura 4x5" on Kodak T-Max 4x5", no editing



Foggy Playground 1 Juergen Lechner
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Foggy Playground 1"
Camera Obscura 4x5" on Kodak T-Max 4x5", no editing



Timeless 1 Juergen Lechner
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Timeless 1"
Long exposure with Hasselblad on Kodak T-Max 100, no editing



Rotten Juergen Lechner
Germany

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Rotten"
Camera Obscura 4x5" on Kodak T-Max 4x5", no editing



A boy Juho Kalberg
Estonia

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"A boy"



Hand Juho Kalberg
Estonia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Hand"



Last day of summer Juho Kalberg
Estonia

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Last day of summer"



Prince Juho Kalberg
Estonia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Prince"



Waiting Julia Holland
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Waiting"



Winter Beauty Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Winter Beauty"



Heads for Sale Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Heads for Sale"



In Mother's Arms Julie Garran
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"In Mother's Arms"



Cable Car julie kimpton
Australia

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Cable Car"



Free Fallin' Julie Shipman
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Free Fallin'"
Big Cottonwood Canyon: Enjoying the Ride Down



BERT1 Julie Wajs
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Portrait
Professional

"BERT1"



Julia Julie Wajs
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Julia"



Shift Justin Fabian
Canada

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Shift"



Live with unexpected reality K M Asad
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Live with unexpected reality "
Shocked by the news of her son's death, an elderly woman stares out, still hoping to see him return from the jungle. Mohammad was a moual (honey collector) who was killed by a man-eater in Sundarban forest, on 22nd March 2010. Satkhira, Bangladesh.



Day Labour K M Asad
Bangladesh

Nominee
People
Professional

"Day Labour"
Men loading stones in vehicle for transport to other place in volagong . Bangladesh is one of the poorest countries in the world, where nearly 40 percent of the population survives on less than a dollar a day.



Faith K M Asad
Bangladesh

Nominee
People
Professional

"Faith"
The Rash Mela, the oldest traditional festival of Hindu religious. People are praying and bathing in the Bay of Bengal on the ocassion on the full moon of the bengal month of Kartika at Dublarchar, Bagerhat, Khulna, Bngladesh. Devotes are coming to celebrate this program.



The Face Kamal Rana
India

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Face"



Waiting to Bloom Karen Corrigan
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Waiting to Bloom"
Sunflower



Oriental 1 Karen Fuchs
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Oriental 1"



Arab 6 Karen Fuchs
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Arab 6"



Just in Time Karen Steenwinkel
Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Just in Time"
made in Lissabon, Portugal.



passing foreigner Karen Steenwinkel
Netherlands

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"passing foreigner"
lissabon, portugal



Where Do They Meet Katarina Jesna - Smikova
Slovak Republic

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Where Do They Meet"



Little clown Katarina Mansson
Switzerland

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Little clown"



Campus Katarina Premfors
United Arab Emirates

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Campus"
A young woman on Zayed University Campus, UAE



Window, Blindern, Norway Kate Jordahl
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Window, Blindern, Norway"
from the "Conversation Series"



Lone Cloud, Doñana National Park, Spain Kate Jordahl
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Lone Cloud, Doñana National Park, Spain"
from the "Conversation Series"



Portrait of Norman Corwin Kathryn Jacobi
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Portrait of Norman Corwin"
from the series, "The Child is the Father of the Man", images of elderly adults with themselves as children



Evening Stroll Katie Stern
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Evening Stroll"
Winter scene in Chicago, Illinois



Frozen Reflections Katie Stern
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Frozen Reflections"



Simone Kay N
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Simone"



The Beginning of The End of The Beginning Kay N
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"The Beginning of The End of The Beginning"



The first light Kay Tetzlaff
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"The first light"
After a stormy night I was lucky to be the only photographer for a while at this iconic landmark. The first sunlight was touching Arches while.the storm was just clearing.



c-Fifty Eight Keith Aggett
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"c-Fifty Eight"
A small boat sits amongst the mist, Plymouth harbour devon.



Ghost Ranch Keith Berr
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Ghost Ranch"
Ghost Ranch panorama, High Desert Home of Georgia O"Keeffe in Santa Fe New Mexico



Sweet Reward Keith Nolan
Ireland

Nominee
People
Professional

"Sweet Reward"
Children's entertainer on Regatta Day in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Ireland.



Lets Start Kelly Tringas
Australia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Lets Start"
One nipper thinking "Waiting is just not my thing"



The aftermath of nuclear crisis Kenichi Unaki
Japan

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"The aftermath of nuclear crisis"
A man working on decontamination in the Onami district of Fukushima city. Persimmons, contaminated by radiation, are left ripe, but cannot be harvested. The accident in Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant caused a very significant amount of radiation leakage and soil contamination.



Grand Design Kerry Beckingsale
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Grand Design"



Coral Kerry Beckingsale
UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Coral"



Roots Kerry Maxwell
USA

Honorable Mention
Nature
Amateur

"Roots"
Roots of the vanishing Everglades



Man with Puppy at The Chocolate Factory Kerry Sharkey-Miller
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Man with Puppy at The Chocolate Factory"
Resident of a burnt out and abandoned Chocolate Factory in Salvador Brazil. Approximately 40 families live in the burnt out shell of a building. Part of a larger series of portraits of the residents of this community.



Couple displaced by Flood Kerry Sharkey-Miller
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Couple displaced by Flood"
Sacred Valley, Peru February 2010. Peruvan couple lost their home in the floods of 2010 and were living in a tent city, uncertain of where they will live in the future. Their entire town was destroyed.




Boxed Alone Kevin Briggs
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Boxed Alone"



Doubles #5 Kevin Necessary
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Doubles #5"
4 bending



Eiffel Tower Kevin Ng
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Eiffel Tower"
Eiffel Tower in the summer



Otto Jumping Kevin Nicholson
UK

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Fine Art
Professional

"Otto Jumping"



Glass Kevin Nicholson
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Glass"



Gun kevin vast
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Gun"
the power in your hand
This picture is a part of a reportage about bed stuy and his gangs life in Brooklyn



bullet kevin vast
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"bullet"
Bed stuy, brooklyn This picture is part of a reportage about gangs in Brooklyn
the man holds bullets in his teeth



Calla Lilly Khara Erickson
Ireland

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Calla Lilly"



Sea Wave Kike Suay
Spain

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Sea Wave"



Le Pont de Re Kike Suay
Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Le Pont de Re"



Minus Kike Suay
Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Minus"



Britain Kim Tan
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Britain"
This photo is all about tradition, old bicycles and post boxes in a modern age of technology. It reminds me of quaint rural villages in Britain and a slow pace of life, which is what I wanted to show in this image.



Fruit Bat Kim Tan
UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Fruit Bat"
This photo was taken during a wildlife research expedition by Aberdeen/Glasgow Universities to Kasanka National Park in Zambia 2008. It was past midnight with the bat less than a meter away from the camera. Being so close, I was able to capture the bat in detail with its natural pose.



Naomi Kimene Slattery-Ching
Australia

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Naomi"
Dance



Wool Factory #2 Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Wool Factory #2"
Abandoned Wool Factory in Lucre, Peru



Fishmarket near Thimboukhtu port Kirill Ovchinnikov
Russia

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Fishmarket near Thimboukhtu port"
Fishmarket at 7pm. Last minutes before the evening pray.



H-Headlines 01 Kirill Surov
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"H-Headlines 01"



The Magic Goose Kisa Kavass
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Magic Goose"



Untitled Kjetil Vatne
Norway

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Untitled"



Torsi 2 Klaus Kampert
Germany

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Nude
Professional

"Torsi 2"



Torsi 1 Klaus Kampert
Germany

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Torsi 1"



Chaos Klaus Tesching
Germany

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Chaos"



Light and Dark Lives Konrad Perlman
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Light and Dark Lives"
A street person in black slumped under photo of singer at Carnegie Hall, NYC in gleaming white dress with a happy smile



Paraportiani Konstantinos Vasilakis
Greece

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Paraportiani"
The chursch of "Panagia Paraportiani" in Mykonos island Greece



Saleswoman Kostas Maros
Switzerland

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Saleswoman"
In the streets of New York



DalmaTina Kristian Liebrand
Germany

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"DalmaTina"
black and white bodypainting



Open doors Kristian Kjaer Moe
Denmark

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Amateur

"Open doors"
Performers House in Denmark, made of perforated steel plates



Mud Kristian Kjaer Moe
Denmark

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Mud"



With open eyes Kristian Kjaer Moe
Denmark

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"With open eyes"
Performers House in Denmark, made of perforated steel plates.



Catch me if you can Kristian Kjaer Moe
Denmark

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Catch me if you can"



Roof Reflection Kristof Verschueren
Belgium

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Roof Reflection"



Pier Ksenia Alekseeva
Russia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Pier"



Shadow of Walls Kumar Raja Surisetty
India

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shadow of Walls"
Ooty,India,35mm digital format



Sanmon Kunio Nakaoka
Japan

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Sanmon"



the moment Kuo-Chen Jung
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"the moment"



Self Portrait Kuok Hou Tang
Macao

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Self Portrait"
TKH



Under the Over Larry Alford
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Under the Over"
7/16/11



Nevada Larry Angier
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Nevada"
Edna Mountain Underpass, Nevada



Toxic Waters Larry Louie
Canada

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Photojournalism
Professional

"Toxic Waters"
In January 2010, Bangladesh began trying to clean up one of the dirtiest rivers in the world, the Buriganga. It only took one generation to turn what was once a thriving river with drinkable water into a river that is so toxic that no fish can survive in there. Buriganga has become the toxic lifeline of Dhaka . The dying river is the most polluted river in Bangladesh due to rampant dumping of industrial and human waste. It is the main outlet of sewage waste and has become a major health hazard as industries and people are all sharing the use of the river. Many of the urban poor need to use the river in their daily lives. They use this water to drink, gargle, brush their teeth and take baths. The fact is the poisonous water with major toxic elements from irritants to carcinogens are the cause of several types of skin disease and other health issues among the people who live along its banks.



At the Ferry Port Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
People
Professional

"At the Ferry Port"



Grandmother Sewing Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
People
Professional

"Grandmother Sewing"



Child Labor - My Bubblegum Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Child Labor - My Bubblegum"
In recent years, the prevalence of child labor has become a serious problem in many poor developing countries. Bangladesh, being one of the poorest and one of the most densely populated countries in the world; the problem of child labor is huge. It is estimated that there are 4.9 million working children between the ages of 5-15 in Bangladesh. That is 13.4% of the total work force in the country. Most of these children have no other options. Some are orphans growing up on the streets while others are forces to work due the economic hardships of their family. There is not much future for these children growing up and living in poverty and deprivation. Few will ever have the opportunity to an education or to learn skills to ensure a better life for them in the future. But just banning the use of child laborer in industries is not a permanent solution to this problem. In fact, this step is useless if the government and NGO’s do not ensure the economic and social securities of these minors. 40% of the 166 million people in Bangladesh make less than $1 a day and spend 80% of that income on food. With the rising cost of fuel and food prices, more and more children will be forced to work to help support their family and put food on the table.



Child Labor - Living by the Railroad Track Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Child Labor - Living by the Railroad Track"
In recent years, the prevalence of child labor has become a serious problem in many poor developing countries. Bangladesh, being one of the poorest and one of the most densely populated countries in the world; the problem of child labor is huge. It is estimated that there are 4.9 million working children between the ages of 5-15 in Bangladesh. That is 13.4% of the total work force in the country. Most of these children have no other options. Some are orphans growing up on the streets while others are forces to work due the economic hardships of their family. There is not much future for these children growing up and living in poverty and deprivation. Few will ever have the opportunity to an education or to learn skills to ensure a better life for them in the future. But just banning the use of child laborer in industries is not a permanent solution to this problem. In fact, this step is useless if the government and NGO’s do not ensure the economic and social securities of these minors. 40% of the 166 million people in Bangladesh make less than $1 a day and spend 80% of that income on food. With the rising cost of fuel and food prices, more and more children will be forced to work to help support their family and put food on the table.



Child Labor - Covered in Powder Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Child Labor - Covered in Powder"
In recent years, the prevalence of child labor has become a serious problem in many poor developing countries. Bangladesh, being one of the poorest and one of the most densely populated countries in the world; the problem of child labor is huge. It is estimated that there are 4.9 million working children between the ages of 5-15 in Bangladesh. That is 13.4% of the total work force in the country. Most of these children have no other options. Some are orphans growing up on the streets while others are forces to work due the economic hardships of their family. There is not much future for these children growing up and living in poverty and deprivation. Few will ever have the opportunity to an education or to learn skills to ensure a better life for them in the future. But just banning the use of child laborer in industries is not a permanent solution to this problem. In fact, this step is useless if the government and NGO’s do not ensure the economic and social securities of these minors. 40% of the 166 million people in Bangladesh make less than $1 a day and spend 80% of that income on food. With the rising cost of fuel and food prices, more and more children will be forced to work to help support their family and put food on the table.



Cataract Woman Larry Louie
Canada

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Cataract Woman"



Srebrenica2010 Lars Nyman
Sweden

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Srebrenica2010"



DesmiondTutu Lars Nyman
Sweden

Honorable Mention
People
Professional

"DesmiondTutu"



Bride in Belgrade 6 Lars Nyman
Sweden

Nominee
People
Professional

"Bride in Belgrade 6"



The Odd and Even Couple Laura Jean Zito
Ireland

Nominee
People
Professional

"The Odd and Even Couple"
I was walking down Bleecker Street in New York City's Greenwich Village. As I crossed Sullivan Street, I spotted this couple at an outdoor cafe. I "grabbed" a shot, then asked them if I could take a few more. They agreed somewhat reticently but not defensively. I shot about five or six frames. Upon examining each frame carefully at a later date, I realized that, though the images appeared more or less the same, a slight pursing of their lips had taken place that replaced the inviting quality of the first expressions when they were taken unawares with an almost sardonic one. The difference is ever so subtle, but reminds me how difficult it is to manufacture a smile, and how trained experts can always tell as different muscles are used in a real smile than in an artificial one. As I examined other series of shots I had taken of people, invariably that first shot is always a tad more natural. Now I try to be as ready as possible before my first approach. This couple engages in their differences by adopting each other's manner of dress. The coffee table serves as a line of delineation, below which the man and the woman are both sporting blousy white slacks, fishnet stockings and high heels, and above which they adorn themselves with large sunglasses, fists full of rings like brass knuckles, bobbed haircuts and mannish black shirts. She on the right wears white sunglasses and he on the left black. They have achieved a kind of equality that they both seem at ease with, and that makes us all think about how tied we are to prevailing attitudes of attire.



Reach Laurence Jones
UK

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"Reach"
The shape of the tulip and the shadow of the window pane suggests a prisoner in a cell reaching for freedom, as a flower will reach for the light.



Always a Gentleman Laurie McCormick
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Still Life
Amateur

"Always a Gentleman"
Image is part of my series "Miniature Moments in my Daily Life"



Floss Alarm Laurie McCormick
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Floss Alarm"
Image is part of my series "Miniature Moments in my Daily Life"



Fisherman's Hand Laundry Laurie McCormick
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Fisherman's Hand Laundry"
Rubber Gloves drying out in the early morning sun



The Flag Laurie Rhodes
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Flag"
This is a digital infrared image taken at a track meet in Massachusetts. All day long this giant American flag was waving over the meet and I was very shocked to see that it was being folded into a barrel at the end of the day. I was especially drawn to the eerie human shadow on the flag and how it was at a different angle than the boy handling the flag.



Wrath of Superior Layne Kennedy
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Nature
Professional

"Wrath of Superior"
Lake Superior has a reputation for "never giving up her dead." The world's largest inland lake by surface area, can be a force so impressive it boggles the mind. When famed Nor'easters slam Minnesota's North Shore all chaos is unleased. Watching the cliffs of Tettegouche get pounded by monster waves and fortunate enough to get close to capture it, I was elated as a kid in a candy store.



Pollinating Machine Lea Foster
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Pollinating Machine"
A hoverfly pollinating a false sunflower



Dewdrops Leah Lallier
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Dewdrops"



Beach Drama Lee Chee Wai
Malaysia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Beach Drama"
the Yin and Yang natural phenomenon of the water in this beautiful beach



Woman Making Change Lee Craker
Thailand

Nominee
People
Professional

"Woman Making Change"
A woman vendor in Bangkok Thailand gives change to a customer. who purchased a small wooden back scratcher.



The Human Swing Lee Tonks
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Human Swing"



beggers hand Lenie Badenhorst
South Africa

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"beggers hand"



Floating Bridge 7/8 Lenka Cizkova
Netherlands

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Floating Bridge 7/8"
Details of a bridge floating over a pond in the Reeshofpark, Tilburg, the Netherlands. Part of a series studying the shapes of the bridge.



Hands: Love Lenka Cizkova
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Hands: Love"
From a photoshoot at VrouwKindCentrum (WomanChildCenter) ‘Even-Naar’ in Tilburg, the Netherlands. One of a series of photographs symbolizing the purpose of the center.



Shaped for tea (3) Lenka Cizkova
Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Shaped for tea (3)"



Jeeezz Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Jeeezz"



Poodle Bum Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Poodle Bum"
show standard white poodle



Python Ani-human 366 Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Python Ani-human 366"
ani-human series of live python snake and body painted human python



BRACELETS Leo Pelletier
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"BRACELETS"
WOMAN WEARING BRACELETS, KAREN TRIBE, NORTHERN THAÏLAND



CONFUSION Leo Pelletier
Canada

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"CONFUSION"
MUSCULAR MALE BODY WITH PHALLIC LOOK AT FIRST SIGHT



LOVE SCENE AMONG STARS Leo Pelletier
Canada

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"LOVE SCENE AMONG STARS"



Fusion Leo Salazar
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Fusion"
With great skill and concentration, this "roller" fuses into his work during the twenty feet walk needed to roll a single "andullo", a fermented tobaco leaf product consumed in rural Dominican Republic.



Aquatic Animal Leon van der Flier
Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Aquatic Animal"



Sea Warrior Leon van der Flier
Netherlands

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Sea Warrior"



teuquoB Lev Tsimring
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"teuquoB"
"Bouquet" spelled backwards seems fitting for this image :)



Ascension Lev Tsimring
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Ascension"



Accelerando Lida Chaulet
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Accelerando"
Nun with guitar on bike in Lucca, Italy, 2009



The man with the hat Lida Chaulet
Netherlands

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"The man with the hat"
The man with the hat, Netherlands, 2009



Slumdog Lina Reinsbakken
Norway

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Slumdog"
Taken in the "Seawall" slum in Tacloban, Pilippines outside the childs home. Part of "Streetlight" charity exhibition



Staircase Game Lina Reinsbakken
Norway

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Staircase Game"
The carefree mind of a playful child. Part of my charity exhibition "Streetlight".



The Journey Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"The Journey"
These fragile vines caught my eye and started me thinking how we all start off on a journey never knowing where we will end up.



In the Beginning Linda Cutche
New Zealand

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"In the Beginning"
The delicate pattern on the seed drew my attention and I thought it was the perfect landing to tell a story of how all things start from a seed, even the idea of this photo.



Veiled Linda Hale
USA

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Fashion
Amateur

"Veiled"



Full House Linda Naesfeldt
Norway

Nominee
People
Professional

"Full House"
Oslo;Norway A couple is waiting for the show to start at the operahouse in Oslo.



Legacy Two Lisa Brockman
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Legacy Two"
From a series depicting life in Havana and the decaying of the city.



Hurricane Irene Approaching UNC Liyun Yu
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Hurricane Irene Approaching UNC"
Hurricane Irene Approaching UNC



Sky Garden Singapore Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Sky Garden Singapore"



Adam's Apples Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Adam's Apples"



Femi Oyebode, Poet and Physician Liz Hardley
New Zealand

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Femi Oyebode, Poet and Physician"



Window to the World Liz Keeler
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Window to the World"
Taken at Meteor Crator, AZ



Twins Liz Keeler
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Twins"
Taken at Everglades National Park, Florida



elephant Louis Gaillard
France

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Wildlife
Professional

"elephant"



3 bouteilles Louis Gaillard
France

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"3 bouteilles"



Touareg on the Horizon Louis Montrose
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Touareg on the Horizon"
The Sahara near Erg Chebbi, Morocco, 2008



Madrasa Louis Montrose
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Madrasa"
Karnataka, India, 2010



Boys out of School Louis Montrose
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Boys out of School"
Rural Village, Karnataka, India, 2010



Leaf Louisa Paez Michelin
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Leaf"



Morning Light Louisa Paez Michelin
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Morning Light"



Underwater 3 Lubo Spirko
Slovak Republic

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Underwater 3"
from the project UnderEmotion - Underwater and dancers



Footballers Lubos Stepanek
USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Footballers"



Metalmen Mantis Lubos Stepanek
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Metalmen Mantis"



dress #8 Luca Ascari
Italy

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"dress #8"



The Form Of Common Objects #11 Luca Ascari
Italy

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"The Form Of Common Objects #11"



Tying Tiffany - Album 2012 luca desienna
UK

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Tying Tiffany - Album 2012"
Tying Tiffany - new 2012 Album cover proposal



Tim Lucas Lockie
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Tim"
Tim was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. For him it was like a start of a new life. And start of his project - about 150 photographers, including some most famous ones, captured him through their lenses.



Architecture Imaginary 2 Lucia Adverse
Brazil

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Architecture Imaginary 2"
Canon 5D Mark II-ISO 200-EF 24-70mm-ƒ/9-1/50sec



Chess Game Lucia Adverse
Brazil

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Chess Game"
Canon PowerShot G9-ISO 200- Created in photoshop



Dignity among the baskets Luciano Lupato
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Dignity among the baskets"
During the preparation of the escorts of food in a village of the Guinea Bissau, the eyes of this baby have remembered me, if it were he anchors need of it, than this the life in Africa is suspended to a thread.



Cloudscapes - Mustang XIII Luigi Fieni
Italy

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Cloudscapes - Mustang XIII"
To me Mustang is the real meaning of nature, earth and sky melting together so as to create a natural work of art. It is not only earth, it is not only sky and clouds. it is the whole that creates the landscape, or should I say, the cloudscape.



Day Care II Luigi Fieni
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Day Care II"
Children waiting for their teachers to start their class at the day care center in Ghami, Mustang, Nepal.



Meme Luigi Fieni
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Meme"
The glaze of an old man. Wrinkles like tears, the root of man. Lomanthang, Mustang, Nepal



Gate Luigi Grieco
Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Gate"



Bluewater Bridge Lynn Tait
Canada

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Bluewater Bridge"
Under one of the twin Bluewater Bridges that spans across Lake St. Clair linking Sarnia, Ontario with Port Huron, Michigan.



Barney Lynn Tait
Canada

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Barney"



Forgotten Maciej Leszczynski
Poland

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Forgotten"
Bydgoszcz, Poland



Cumulus Maciej Leszczynski
Poland

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Cumulus"
Sky over south Baltic Sea, Poland



Untitled Madhavi Swarup
India

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Untitled"



obsession Makiko Hall
Switzerland

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"obsession"
a high-functioning autistic child, Washington D.C.



Sacred Heart Cathedral Mandy Hardin
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Sacred Heart Cathedral"
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia



Cow Mandy Hardin
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cow"
Donnybrook Farm



Alaska Manuel Abella
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Alaska"
Alaska The Last Frontier



Behind a Little House Manuel Cosentino
Italy

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Nature
Professional

"Behind a Little House"



The Looking Glass Marc Cartwright
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"The Looking Glass"
Self Portrait : Los Angeles



European Sovereign Debt Marc Ward
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"European Sovereign Debt"



octobre Marc Josse Josse
France

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"octobre"
Saint Malo, 35mm digital format



Through the Window Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"Through the Window"
Fashion through the Window



Angry Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Amateur

"Angry"
Angry



Fly Up Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Sport
Amateur

"Fly Up"
Perfection of the Moment



Alien Visitor Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Alien Visitor"
Stone Faces (we would never see)



The Judgement Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"The Judgement"
The Judgement



The Dolls of the Castle Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"The Dolls of the Castle"
The Dolls of the Castle



The Boxer Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"The Boxer"
Light Weight Boxer



Jiu Jitsu Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Jiu Jitsu"
Jiu Jitsu



It pains Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"It pains"
Boxing Day Women



Let us Hope Marco Benedetti
Switzerland

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Let us Hope"
The Prisoner's Hopes



First impressions Marco Bhimani
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Nude
Amateur

"First impressions"
6x7 Film negative.



Tumbleweed Marco Bhimani
USA

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Tumbleweed"
6x7 Film negative.



Between the gotic capitals Marco Virgone
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Between the gotic capitals"
The image was taken in a cloudy day in the upper side of the Duomo of Milano.



Portrait of a philippine Girl Marcus Hewson
Switzerland

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Portrait of a philippine Girl"



distress Marcus Jake
UK

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"distress"
Part of a series titled distress. Barriers can create dispair, anguish & confinement.



Ice Hotel Marcus Peel
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Ice Hotel"



Mirrored Perspective Marek Czarnecki
Poland

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Mirrored Perspective"
Industrial space in Poland



Interaction of shapes I Marek Kalavsky
Slovak Republic

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Interaction of shapes I"
Picture was taken in Bratislava, Slovak republic. It is a bridge over river Danube, with restaurant called UFO. Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II, 50mm f1.2L, 1/80, f16.0, ISO 400.



five thirty Margaux Yiu
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"five thirty"



Adobe Window Margo Taussig Pinkerton
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Adobe Window"



Around Marguerite Hossler
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Around"



Speicherstadt Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Speicherstadt "
Hamburg, Germany



Beach Trees Maria Dorn
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Beach Trees"
natural shapes formed by water at the beach, Thailand



Hard Times Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Hard Times"



Untitled Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Untitled"



The House Marie Jonsson
Sweden

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"The House"
From Österlen in the southern part of Sweden



Candelabra Marie Jonsson
Sweden

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Candelabra"
Taken on the Christinehof castle in the south of Sweden



Glaspass Marie-Louise Cadosch
Switzerland

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Fashion
Amateur

"Glaspass"



Like a Painting Marie-Louise Cadosch
Switzerland

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Like a Painting"



Maura Marie-Louise Cadosch
Switzerland

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Maura"



Maura Marie-Louise Cadosch
Switzerland

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Maura"



Conversation Marilyn Maxwell
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Silhouette
Professional

"Conversation"



Bullrider Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Bullrider"



Poetry of Motion - Dance 12 Marina Chen
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Poetry of Motion - Dance 12"
Marina Chen likes to experiment with slow shutter speed in order to capture the traces of time and space in motion which can create surreal and poetic feelings of moving images.



Poetry of Motion - Dance 8 Marina Chen
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Poetry of Motion - Dance 8"
Marina Chen likes to experiment with slow shutter speed in order to capture the traces of time and space in motion which can create surreal and poetic feelings of moving images.



Malega, Surma Boy, April 2011, Ethiopia Mario marino
Germany

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Malega, Surma Boy, April 2011, Ethiopia"
Austrian-born photographer Mario Marino has spent the last few months in the South Ethiopia’s Omo River Valley taking what he calls “photographic psychograms” of its inhabitants. Each gorgeously spare portrait represents a different micro-culture of the region, which Marino chose for its incredible density of distinct ethnic minorities. “Faces of Africa” is a race against time of sorts. Marino searches the smallest, furthest villages for people whose heritage is under assault by the potent forces of tourism, technological advancement, and social globalization. His chosen method of preservation is to record a culture’s mark upon the body: white chalk used as face paint, intricate patterns shaved into hair, and throughout the portraits, ornaments made from the matchless leaves and shells of the South Ethiopian terrain. The sitters literally wear their homeland, supporting the claim of couturiers and choreographers everywhere that the body is simply one more medium for communication.



Chawura, Tsiame Man, March 2011, Ethiopia Mario marino
Germany

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Chawura, Tsiame Man, March 2011, Ethiopia"
Austrian-born photographer Mario Marino has spent the last few months in the South Ethiopia’s Omo River Valley taking what he calls “photographic psychograms” of its inhabitants. Each gorgeously spare portrait represents a different micro-culture of the region, which Marino chose for its incredible density of distinct ethnic minorities. “Faces of Africa” is a race against time of sorts. Marino searches the smallest, furthest villages for people whose heritage is under assault by the potent forces of tourism, technological advancement, and social globalization. His chosen method of preservation is to record a culture’s mark upon the body: white chalk used as face paint, intricate patterns shaved into hair, and throughout the portraits, ornaments made from the matchless leaves and shells of the South Ethiopian terrain. The sitters literally wear their homeland, supporting the claim of couturiers and choreographers everywhere that the body is simply one more medium for communication.



Unconventional Tales Mario Pietro Luras
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Unconventional Tales"



Spiral Marisol Pastor
Spain

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Amateur

"Spiral"



Sci-Fi Marisol Pastor
Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Sci-Fi"
City of the Arts and Sciences (Valencia, Spain). Santiago Calatrava, Architect.



Edge of Eternity Marisol Pastor
Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Edge of Eternity"



Jogger Marisol Pastor
Spain

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Jogger"



Last Stop Marius Noreger
Norway

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Last Stop"



The Forest Marius Rustad
Norway

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Nature
Amateur

"The Forest"



Lighthouse Marius Rustad
Norway

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Lighthouse"



Nightswimming Marius Rustad
Norway

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Nightswimming"



Cygnus marjolein banis
Netherlands

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Cygnus"
Kentmere handdeveloped unique print. n these series the model is wearing a very special bustleskirt; an animal skull. Sometimes it seems she stands on the tips of her feet, balancing, sometimes she is confident and posing firmly.



Ghostbusters Marjolein Martinot
France

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Ghostbusters"



Crow In The Vines Marjolein Martinot
France

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Crow In The Vines"



Sniper's Potshot Mark Bernhardt
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Sniper's Potshot"
Bullet hole from random gunshot in Beit Hadassa shul (house of study and prayer) window Hebron, West Bank, Israel.



Mud Madness Mark Bernhardt
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Mud Madness"
Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets compete in 'low crawl' mud races.



Marble Horse Mark Harvey
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Marble Horse"



Curves Mark Kelly
Australia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Curves"



Home Mark Leibowitz
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Home"
Sandra completes her chores before sundown in Mozambique



Home II Mark Leibowitz
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Home II"
AIDs orphans sleeping in Mozambique



Mason Mark Tammy Mark Mason
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Mason Mark Tammy"



King Monkey Mark Nelson
UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"King Monkey"
Mandrill, Chester Zoo



DISNEY CONCERT HALL Mark Paulda
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"DISNEY CONCERT HALL"
Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles California - Looking Up At Curves



Sharyn mark sadan
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Sharyn"
Tree Dance, Lyndhurst Estate, Tarrytown, NY



New Brighton Lighthouse Mark Smart
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"New Brighton Lighthouse"
Merseyside, England



Lunchtime Mark Smart
UK

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Lunchtime"
Pushkar, India



Motorcycle and Fence Mark Surloff
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Motorcycle and Fence"



Sparring Partners Mark Tripp
UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Sparring Partners"
Konik Ponies: displaying natural characteristic behaviour; a pair "mock" fighting, showing movement, expression and behaviour



Paraglider Mark Wade
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Paraglider"
Single long exposure used to represent flight



Hunting Mark Wade
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Hunting"
A mother coyote hunts to feed her young, and herself



Brazil_Boy Mark Westerby
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Brazil_Boy"



Abstract 2011 95 Markku Saijets
Finland

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Abstract 2011 95"



Still 2011 005 Markku Saijets
Finland

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Still 2011 005"



Flaminio Marko Jamnik
Slovenia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Flaminio"
home made customized digital camera to Infrared



Diametric Landscape Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Diametric Landscape"
A very disturbing, yet accepting image of "Man's Imprint."



The Sacraficial Real Estate Marshall Gould
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"The Sacraficial Real Estate"



At the Stove Marti Belcher
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"At the Stove"
Goan woman making breakfast for the family



Almost 100 Marti Belcher
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Almost 100"
Ancient woman of Nagaland



Victoria's Secret? Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Victoria's Secret?"
Has their future already been determined?



Fire & Brimstone & Fish Tacos Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Fire & Brimstone & Fish Tacos"
Waimanalo, Oahu. Best fish tacos ever. just forget the proselytizing.



Still Life Martin Alpert
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Still Life"



Split the Difference Martin Gremm
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Split the Difference"



Frozen Martin Levinne
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Frozen"
Beauty shot



Minuteman II Launch Control Bunker Martin Miller
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Minuteman II Launch Control Bunker"



German 105mm Self-Propelled Howitzer Grasshopper Martin Miller
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"German 105mm Self-Propelled Howitzer Grasshopper"



Cartower Martin Schubert
Denmark

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Architectural
Professional

"Cartower"
Autostadt, Wolfsburg



Aspen Tears Martin van Lokven
Netherlands

Honorable Mention
Abstract
Professional

"Aspen Tears"
These Aspen Tears cuaght my eyes while driving my car along a road in my homeland the Netherlands. Originally it is a Fuji Velvia slide.



Cracked Lava Flow I Martin van Lokven
Netherlands

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Cracked Lava Flow I"
In September 2009 I visited the Galapagos Islands where I photographed this lava pattern.



At the Bus Martin Waalboer
Netherlands

Nominee
People
Professional

"At the Bus"
At the bus in London,, Tri-X



La lutte Martin Waalboer
Netherlands

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"La lutte"
At the Balla Gaye school for wrestling, Senegal



Maggia Martin Zurmuhle
Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"Maggia"



Mirror Martin Zurmuhle
Switzerland

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Mirror"



Lava Martin Zurmuhle
Switzerland

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Lava"



Dal Basso from the Bottom Martino Cusano
Italy

Honorable Mention
Architectural
Professional

"Dal Basso from the Bottom"
Hasselblad- focal length 30mm, Ilford Pan-F 50



Da Sopra Above Martino Cusano
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Da Sopra Above"



Nel Centro from the Middle Martino Cusano
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Nel Centro from the Middle"
Martino Cusano deals with communications since 1985 when he finishes his studies at the E.D.I. His passion for B/W is a distinctive mark of his life and his work. The 3 images sent (Hasselblad- focal length 30mm, Ilford Pan-F 50) “dal basso – from the bottom”, “nel centro – from the middle”, “da sopra -above”, are just a part of a more important project to show the Rationalist architecture of the 20s-30s in Italy, towards the stairs of Latina. Of course, the next step of this important project made of 40 images should be the production of an architectural book.



Antarctica II Martyn Lucas
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Antarctica II"



Antarctica IV Martyn Lucas
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Antarctica IV"



Chimneys 2 Marziyeh Heydarzadeh aghdam
Iran

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Chimneys 2"
.



Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus Matej Peljhan
Slovenia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
People
Amateur

"Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus"



Merry Go Round Matej Peljhan
Slovenia

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Merry Go Round"



Odin and Makai Matt Lit
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Odin and Makai"
Great Danes "Odin" and "Makai"



Dreams of our Fathers, Santa Fe Plaza, NM Matt Lit
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Dreams of our Fathers, Santa Fe Plaza, NM"
A boy and his father enjoy a Santa Fe Plaza festival.



Jerusalem Matt Lit
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Jerusalem"
An IDF soldier couple strolls a plaza in Jerusalem.



Zapped at the Finish Matt Lit
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Zapped at the Finish"
A competitor in the "Tough Mudder" reacts to jolts of electricity in the last obstacle of this British Special Forces Extreme Race.



In a Beating of Wings, Paris 2010 Matteo Cirenei
Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"In a Beating of Wings, Paris 2010"
Everything is relative, everything passes quickly: what yesterday seemed avant-garde (the modern form of the Eiffel Tower, Paris Universal Exhibition of 1889) compared to the classical forms of the bronze statues at the Esplanade (even if they are of 1937) is now already 2 centuries ago. A statue looks forward, the middle one is turned to look back, a pigeon in flight passes between the Eiffel Tower and the statue that looks to the future, everything goes .. in a beating of wings.Fine Art Ink Jet Carbon Print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Bright White, from Negative Hasselblad. Edition: 6+2 a.p.



Dad Going to Work, Norfolk Island Matthew Duchesne
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Dad Going to Work, Norfolk Island"
I managed to spend a few days with my father while he spent time as the Parish Minister on Norfolk Island.



Metheoric Drops Mauricio Villahermosa
Venezuela

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Metheoric Drops"
Suddenly the sky became black and the drops arrived fast.



Little Spider Mauricio Villahermosa
Venezuela

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Little Spider"
untitle



deserted Maximilian Baeuchle
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"deserted"



between giants Maximilian Baeuchle
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"between giants"



white curtain Maximilian Baeuchle
Germany

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"white curtain"



Twisted Stream Mayumi Yoshimaru
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Twisted Stream"



Chef Paul Bocuse Melanie Dunea
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Chef Paul Bocuse"
Photographed for My Last Supper: The Next Course



Silence Melanie Lapointe
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Silence"
Some people live without their freedom of speech in complete silence. I could only imagine the suffering, loss of identity and punishment that these people encounter. In this image, I tried to portray the feeling of being trapped in a world of silence.



Hardest Button to Button Melanie Snowhite
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Hardest Button to Button"
I figured he'd strike the lens before me!



Boy in Museum Melvin Harper
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Boy in Museum"



Louis Vuitton Mervyn Dublin
Malaysia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Louis Vuitton"
Shot was taken at Singapore.



The Balcony Michael Diblicek
France

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"The Balcony"
Shot of the Balcony of the Hotel Burstin in Folkestone, Kent. UK in January



Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, UK Michael Flicek
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, UK"
Radcliffe Camera, Oxford, UK



Old Faithful Greets a New Day Michael Flicek
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Old Faithful Greets a New Day"
Old Faithful Greets a New Day



Perfect Pair Michael Gora
USA

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Perfect Pair"
International Platform Diving Competition, Ft Lauderdale, Swiming Hall of Fame, May 2011



Wyoming Rain Michael Hart
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Wyoming Rain"
Summer evening rain, Wyoming, USA



deadly when wet_2 michael heffernan
UK

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"deadly when wet_2"



deadly when wet_3 michael heffernan
UK

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"deadly when wet_3"



Poppit Sands Michael Jackson
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Poppit Sands"
Part of a five year project recording a single beach in Wales.



Cross Country Michael Knapstein
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Cross Country"



Bottles Michael Malyszko
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Bottles"



Snow Grass Michael McLaughlin
Ireland

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Snow Grass"



House Maine Michael McLaughlin
Ireland

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"House Maine"
The Olson House, the subject of numerous works of art by Andrew Wyeth. Wyeth expressively documented life on the isolated, saltwater farm in many of his works. He said, "In the portraits of that house, the windows are eyes or pieces of the soul almost. To me, each window is a different part of Christina's life." For him, Christina and the Olson House were symbols of New England and Maine. He once remarked, "I just couldn't stay away from there. I did other pictures while I knew them but I'd always seem to gravitate back to the house. ... It was Maine."



The Garden La Jaÿsinia Michael McLaughlin
Ireland

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"The Garden La Jaÿsinia"
La Jaÿsinia alpine botanic garden. This alpine botanic garden was set up in 1906 by Marie-Louise Cognac-Jaÿ who founded La Samaritaine department store in Paris. Location Samoens,Haute-Savoie,the Alps - a typical mountain village in the depths of the Upper Giffre Valley.



Quogue Beach After Irene michael molinoff
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Quogue Beach After Irene"
Quogue Beach -Morning After Irene



2 Buildings #14 Michael Radin
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"2 Buildings #14"
Paris, France



Spit Shine Michael Schmidt
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Spit Shine"
While on a recent trip to Avignon, France, I spotted this man who found someone else's old shoes in the street. He sat down and began giving these shoes a classic cleaning with a good old spit shine.



N 1st Ave Michael Stoklos
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"N 1st Ave"



The Knockout michael talbot
Canada

Honorable Mention
Sport
Amateur

"The Knockout"
A fighter looks back at his fallen opponent after a devastating knockout punch



Fashion Street Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
People
Professional

"Fashion Street"
Naples famous fashion street.



HUNGER Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"HUNGER"
Children compete for a food, which is, during a famine, centrally distributed by a local village authorities..



HYPNOSIS Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"HYPNOSIS"
An orthodox Jew during Passover.



Mandunga Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Mandunga"
A little girl, Mandunga, in the mess of a traditional Tufu dance. Mozambique.



UNDERDOG Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"UNDERDOG"
Face check, I walk Tel Aviv´s beach, dogs fryin´in the heat



David´s star. Michal Josephy
Czech Republic

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"David´s star."
Jerusalem´s acrobats.



Waves # 1 Michel Delsol
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Waves # 1"
Arcadia National Park, Maine



Survivor michel perrin
New Zealand

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Survivor"



innocence2 michel perrin
New Zealand

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"innocence2"



Winter Michel Pomerleau
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Winter"
film photography



Delicate Michel Rajkovic
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Delicate"
Iceland 2010



Gullfoss Michel Rajkovic
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Gullfoss"
Iceland 2010



Geothermal Plants in Tuscany 2 MICHELE PERO
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Geothermal Plants in Tuscany 2"
Geothermal plants in Tuscany. Steam pipelines cross fields and roads to carry hot steam from geothermal wells to the plants. Impianti geotermici ENEL in Toscana. Centrale Nuova Gabbro, Montecerboli.



In flight Michele Taras
Canada

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"In flight"
Photograph of model Kelli Baker, jumping with a cloth.



New Shiny Objects Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"New Shiny Objects"
A Dresser at The Dolder Grand Hotel, New Shiny Objects



Five Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Five"
Five in the rack



A Lotus Flower and an Airplane Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"A Lotus Flower and an Airplane"
Marina Bay night shot. Singapore. Contrasting architectural styles and symbolism.



Yamaia Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Yamaia"
Fashion shoot for model Yamaia



Bath Time Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Bath Time"
Early morning mist from a Swiss hotel balcony



Leaping Hare on Curly Bell Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Leaping Hare on Curly Bell"
Leaping Hare On Curly Bell. A Barry Flanagan Sculpture.



Glam Games Michelle Chaplow
Spain

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Glam Games"
The black



Dissolution: Recent Work from Chernobyl Michelle Rogers Pritzl
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Dissolution: Recent Work from Chernobyl"
Recent grafitti over decaying cribs in an abandoned kindergarten. Split-toned silver gelatin print.



Exit Stage Left Mieke Boynton
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Exit Stage Left"



Garrett Mcnamara Miguel Barreira
Portugal

Honorable Mention
Sport
Professional

"Garrett Mcnamara"
Garrett Mcnamara surfs some of the biggest waves ever ridden in Portugal , 30-10-2011 Nazare, Portugal



Rorschach Miguel Angel Nalda
Spain

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Rorschach "
canon mark 2



Four Trees Mikael Kapanaga
Russia

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Four Trees"
Peterhof, Russia



Black Sand Nude Mike Brown
Ireland

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Black Sand Nude"



Last Leaf Mike Cable
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Last Leaf"



The Great Wall Mike Hollman
New Zealand

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Great Wall"
The Great wall at Simitai, China



Mt Doom Mike Hollman
New Zealand

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Mt Doom"
This is Mt Ngauruhoe, (or Mt Doom for those Lord of the Rings fans). Situated on the Central Plateau of the North Island of New Zealand.



Chiaroscuro Mike Reyfman
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Chiaroscuro"
Howse River Valley, Alberta, Canada Patience, prevision and a bit of good luck...



Jelly Jelly Mike Shea
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Jelly Jelly"
Jelly Fish at the Monterey Bay Aquarium



LEOPARD Milko Marchetti
Italy

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"LEOPARD"
SOUTH AFRICA - TIMBAVATI RESERVE - 22MAY2010 - canon eos 1d mark4 + 300mm 2.8 + 1,4x - 1/200s f4.5 400iso



Of Basketball and Other Demons Mindaugas Gabrenas
USA

Honorable Mention
Silhouette
Amateur

"Of Basketball and Other Demons"
Lithuania



Asbury Park, New Jersey Minny Lee
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Asbury Park, New Jersey"
Once a popular Jersey shore town visited by 600,000 vacationers a year, Asbury Park underwent a rapid decline in the 1980s. There were several revitalization efforts by developers but due to political corruption and the volatile economy, many projects were left unfinished. During this process, many historical buildings got demolished. Although Asbury Park’s newly revitalized boardwalk seems to give a fresher look, to me, Asbury Park now embodies an awkward combination of the past and present, hope and despair.



Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011 Minny Lee
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011"
Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011 was an attempt to incorporate my personal history and the history of the architectural place. It was taken at a former convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie that was occupied by the army during and after wars, used as military barracks. After being vacant for 25 years, the Fondazione di Venezia acquired it to use for the future 20th century museum. The ghostly place inspired me to do a self-portrait series reflecting my dark memories from the past. I tried to portray an uncertain, fragile and dreamlike state of mind that overshadowed my youth.



Sea, Montauk, New York 2011 Minny Lee
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Sea, Montauk, New York 2011"
The sea is double versed. It is powerful yet comforting. Walking along the seashore, the traces of the sea are visible all over. Sand and pebbles survive the powerful waves. The reflection of the sky on the sea unites them into one. The passage of time is forgotten. The sea is infinite, with no beginning and no end.



Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011 Minny Lee
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011"
Self-portrait, Mestre, Italy 2011 was an attempt to incorporate my personal history and the history of the architectural place. It was taken at a former convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie that was occupied by the army during and after wars, used as military barracks. After being vacant for 25 years, the Fondazione di Venezia acquired it to use for the future 20th century museum. The ghostly place inspired me to do a self-portrait series reflecting my dark memories from the past. I tried to portray an uncertain, fragile and dreamlike state of mind that overshadowed my youth.



no parking Mirko Ries
Switzerland

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Sport
Professional

"no parking"
Skateboarder in downtown LA.



No Name Mirko Ries
Switzerland

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"No Name"
!



I pray for you Mirko Ries
Switzerland

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"I pray for you"
From a HIV-hospice - Their will to live is unbelievably huge and if they tell you their on stories and show you photos from earlier stages in their life, they are just like you and me. It's almost too hard to believe how this disease can damage a human body and life of a human being.



Mirror Mirko Ries
Switzerland

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Mirror"
While documenting a muay thai camp in Thailand. They usually use mirrors to follow their moves while practicing!



100 feet under Mishu Vass
Romania

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"100 feet under"
This is from Turda Salt Mine, Romania. Bird view, long exposure, bw, since the place is ultra photographed and I wanted something else than the usual documentary/tourist shot.



hide and seek Mishu Vass
Romania

Nominee
People
Amateur

"hide and seek"



A Devotee of Love Mohammad Rakibul Hasan
Bangladesh

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"A Devotee of Love "
A devotee of Radha-Krishna, came from nearest village to attend a week long Hindu Radha-Krishna cultural festival at Narayangong, Bangladesh.



give me wings Monika Brand
Germany

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Amateur

"give me wings"



bubble wrap darling Monika Brand
Germany

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"bubble wrap darling"



Stefanie Monika Brand
Germany

Nominee
Fashion
Amateur

"Stefanie"



alone in Kyoto Monika Pietsch
Poland

Nominee
People
Amateur

"alone in Kyoto"
Kyoto Station



The Sun God Montie Talbert
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The Sun God"



A Light Fandango Montie Talbert
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"A Light Fandango"



tansy Mudita Aeron
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"tansy"



A Bottled Life Mustafa Mohsin
Pakistan

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"A Bottled Life"
Was taken at a beach party in Karachi - got hold of a laser light pen and started playing with it....



Boisé mystérieux Nancy Hill
Canada

Honorable Mention
Nature
Amateur

"Boisé mystérieux"



Zénith Nancy Hill
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Zénith"



Empaillé Nancy Hill
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Empaillé"



Untitled, from the Longing Series Natalie Young
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Untitled, from the Longing Series"
Untitled, from the LONGING series



Untitled Nathan Small
UK

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Untitled"



Stacy with Octopus Nathan Small
UK

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Stacy with Octopus"



Mansuda Hill Pyongyang Nayan Sthankiya
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Mansuda Hill Pyongyang"
On the anniversary of Kim Il-sungs birthday, North Koreans come to Mansuda Hill to pay their respects in Pyongyang, North Korea.



The Seminar Neal Panton
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"The Seminar"
from the play "the seminar"



Limits of Representation neil craver
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Limits of Representation"
OmniPhantasmic* ------------------------------------------ *Omni-             1. A combining form denoting all, every, everywhere; as in omnipotent, all-powerful; omnipresent; omnivorous.  *Phantasmic-          1. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition. Also called phantasma. 2. An illusory mental image. 3. In Platonic philosophy, objective reality as perceived and distorted by the five senses. This project is meant to be consumed with your emotions, and not simply perceived with your sense organs. I wanted a transcendental meaning behind them; not only with the use of chromatics and aesthetics. But with my intended focus be on the philosophical theories, I wanted a “subliminal composition” to create an under tow of messages to stress the strong influences of unconscious elements affecting and driving people's lives. And with the creation of a strong undercurrent of incommunicable thoughts, would be the stage for illuminating the subconscious intellect into a perception; not deception. The visual aesthetics are purely symbolic in their thought application and structure; with decomposing forests of broken memory connections, and tumbling of vertigo into the correct positions of phenomenal reality. The shallowness of the area above the horizon line indicates the division of the limited amount of information consciously perceivable (atmosphere-above) and the larger mass storage of all the sense information, rationalizations,and prejudices of the subconscious below (hydrosphere-below). The nexus of contingents between drowning and floating, falling and flying, dying and living are some of the main unphysical-intangible themes in this series. A dominant temporal element of composition would be the use of the female form. I used the intrinsic values of this object to exploit and illustrate the submerged network of the unconscious condemnation and restriction of the nude form in popular society. With this formation of energies being repressed in the subconscious state, one's behavior could start to dissolve the foundation of the self. With no outlets for expression, one could only predict the unconscious wishes could turn into anxiety and transform into synthetic states; such as phobias,aggression, and other maladjusted personality disorders. What you can perceive and process is an extremely finite portion of what you receive from the physical environment. And to truly grasp the vexing questions of your inner facilities, you must open yourself to a flood of unrestricted information. So one must dive into the cloudy placid waters of the subconscious world to uncover a linkage between the conscious and the subconscious mind. Once the excavation is started; the illumination of the self imposed restrains of values, ideas, and moral codes will dissolve. When the subconscious floods pass society’s imprisonment; starting a process of uncontaminated awareness; a penetrating understanding will unfold!



Snowy Fence Neil Johnson
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Snowy Fence"
Union Square, Manhattan, New York City



"Trust" Is Written In Black And White Neil Sharpe
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

""Trust" Is Written In Black And White"
Stress and pressure trigger emotions that can emotionally overwhelm the individual, including feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt, repressed anger, and intense feelings of loneliness, isolation, depression and despair. When we search for clarity, for a reason to believe in ourselves, on close examination, nothing seems in focus, nothing seems to be really there. Accordingly, this image is deliberately blurred, distorted, cast out of focus, and blown out, in order to mimic the effects of stress, pressure, and the emotional responses. Technique: a video is made with a low resolution, e.g. 240p, uploaded to YouTube, and reviewed frame-by-frame to increase distortion and noise. A photograph is taken of the selected frame on a computer monitor, and the resulting image is further processed in Photoshop to overload the final photograph in terms of both resolution and noise.



Crying city Nelson Cheang
Macao

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Crying city"



Fighter Nelson Cheang
Macao

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Fighter"



A church inside a church Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"A church inside a church"



Cloister Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Cloister"



Petrified 5 Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Petrified 5"



Matterhorn: Night Clouds #3 Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Matterhorn: Night Clouds #3"
Matterhorn 4478 m, Switzerland



Walk the Line 1 Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Walk the Line 1"



Into the Mist Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"Into the Mist"



The End 1 Nenad Saljic
Croatia

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"The End 1"



Untitled Niccolo Biddau
Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Untitled"
Wort filtration.



Untitled Niccolo Biddau
Italy

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Untitled"
Industrial packaging for coatings and paints.



Burberry Men Nicholas Duers
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Burberry Men"
Burberry Men Fragrance



Graphic nichole sloan
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Graphic"



Glacier, Tarfala Nicklas Blom
Sweden

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Glacier, Tarfala"
Inside a glacier in the northern part of Sweden.



SteepSkiing Nicklas Blom
Sweden

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"SteepSkiing"
A extremeskier in powdersnow



Polarbear in the Arctic 1 Nicklas Blom
Sweden

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Polarbear in the Arctic 1"
Polarbear in the Arctic 1



Birdman Nicky Alekna
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Birdman"
Flying Solo



Shoe Nico Garstman
Netherlands

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Shoe"



Marianne Vos Nico Garstman
Netherlands

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Marianne Vos"
Marianne Vos gold medal olympic cyclecross climing in the sand



Hand of Time Nicola Fearnley
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Hand of Time"
Modern 'cave painting'



Gurl Next Door Nicola Fearnley
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Gurl Next Door"
Graffiti on concrete seat



Walled up Nicola Roberto
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Walled up"
A typical view of the old town of Bari (Italy)



Countryside towards evening Nicola Roberto
Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Countryside towards evening"



The hunt Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Wildlife
Amateur

"The hunt"
A lioness reclaims her kill and hunts the vultures away



At the straits of Salamis Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"At the straits of Salamis"
Shipwreck at the straits of Salamis



Super Hero Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Super Hero"
An athlete performs magic tricks with the ball while hanging in the air.



Papou Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Papou"
Portrait of a Masai in the Lerai village in Tanzania



Under the rain Nicolas Lotsos
Greece

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Under the rain"
A cheetah waits for the rain to stop in Masai mara, Kenya.



Pelican Portrait Nicole McTaggart
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Pelican Portrait"
This photograph was taken at Taronga Zoo’s new Southern Oceans exhibit, where the resident Australian Pelicans (Pelecanus conspicillatus) were resting in the sun. One bird was sitting near the enclosure fence, allowing for an extreme close up, frame filling portrait. There was minimal colour in the photo so I converted it to black and white, emphasising composition and tones.



Black Nicole Rosario
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Black"



IV-3 Nicolo Sertorio
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"IV-3"
From the series 'Explorations'



Going Home Niels Peter Riisbro
Denmark

Nominee
People
Professional

"Going Home"
Hospital in Helmann Afghanistan



Hymn board Nigel Cassidy
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Hymn board"



Greece in Crisis :ATHENS GHETTO Nikos Pilos
Greece

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Greece in Crisis :ATHENS GHETTO"
08/11/2010 ATHENS ,GREECE . Zinonos Street, Athens, Greece: Undercover policemen arresting an African drug dealer, keeping his mouth open – a common place to hide the drugs – so he cannot swallow. One of the contributing factors in immigrants becoming drug dealers is the massive unemployment rate among them.



Skye Bridge Nina Papiorek
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Skye Bridge"
Isle of Skye, Scotland



Over the Turkish Sea Nita and Wales Madden III
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Over the Turkish Sea"



Suspended Nita and Wales Madden III
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Suspended"



Rain Walker Nita and Wales Madden III
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Rain Walker"
from a rainy street in Italy



Spanish Rowels Nita and Wales Madden III
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Spanish Rowels"
spur display



Bell Norimichi Inoguchi
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Bell"
From the series for CITIBANK AAdvantage® Credit Cards Campaign



Chair Norimichi Inoguchi
USA

Nominee
Advertising
Professional

"Chair"
From the series for CITIBANK AAdvantage® Credit Cards Campaign



Glass Tower Norimichi Inoguchi
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Glass Tower"



Trespiral Series Norman Soskel
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Trespiral Series"
After 500 photos of a slinky (trespiral), I was able to capture one I liked. I placed multiple images together to achieve this sinuous composite.



The Underpass Nousha Salimi
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"The Underpass"
The underpass of the Azadi Square (Freedom Square) in Tehran,Iran.



Ballerina Nyk Sykes
Australia

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Ballerina"
A portrait of Loarna Okan. A graduate of the Australian Ballet School. Shot at the studios of the Sydney Dance Company



Louis Vuitton 2 Olga Izakson
Russia

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Louis Vuitton 2"
Photos for an event at Louis Vuitton Stoleshnikov store in Moscow, 2011



Fainting in Church Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Fainting in Church"



Dancing at the Juke Joint Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Dancing at the Juke Joint"



Candle Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Candle"



Lady in Church Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Lady in Church"



Novice Monks Olivier Borson
France

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Amateur

"Novice Monks"
Initiation ceremony - Mandalay - Myanmar



Angkor Vat #2 Olivier Borson
France

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Angkor Vat #2"
Angkor Vat : State temple and capital city in the Early 12th century. Cambodia



The sea inside Omid Alliani(Amiri)
Iran

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"The sea inside"
let it talk for itself.



Wings of fire Omkar Hajirnis
India

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Wings of fire"
The photograph is taken in the premises of the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu,Nepal.With the stupa jampacked with people,this young boy was enthralled in his own company.



Ice and Sea Otakar Hevler
Switzerland

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Ice and Sea"
Iceland, 2010



Gray Variations - Rocks Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Amateur

"Gray Variations - Rocks"
from Gray variations series



White Nude (Nud alb) Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Nude
Amateur

"White Nude (Nud alb)"
White Nude (Nud alb)



Roots Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Roots"
from Gray Variations series



Ages Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Ages"
from Gray Variations series



Fruits Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Fruits"
from Gray Variations series



Cups Ovidiu Bastea
Romania

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Cups"
from Gray Variations series



Underground Pagratis Pagratidis
Greece

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Underground"
Athens.Kerameikos Station



Untitled Pagratis Pagratidis
Greece

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Untitled"



voodoonville 01 Paolo Marchetti
Italy

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Photojournalism
Professional

"voodoonville 01"
Haiti, Port-au-Prince, july 2010. A voodoo priest possessed by an evil spirit during a nocturnal ceremony in the village Wharf Jeremie



At the corner Paolo Patruno
Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Sport
Amateur

"At the corner"
Young malawian boxer training at home



Breastfeeding my twins Paolo Patruno
Italy

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Breastfeeding my twins"
A young women HIV positive breastfeeding her twins



Ellen new feet Paolo Patruno
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Ellen new feet"
Ellen needed both of her feet to be amputated in order to increase her chance of survival because of a severe gangrene. She now walks independently with her two artificial legs and is able to attend school every day.



winter fog Pascal Blanchet
Netherlands

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"winter fog"
Foggy morning along the canal



Faith Patricia Cunegundes
Brazil

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Faith"



Blessed Patricia Cunegundes
Brazil

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Blessed"



bewitched Patrick De Smet
Belgium

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"bewitched"
Years ago, Odette, the model in this photo, used to pose for famous French photographer Jeanloup Sieff. We met by coincidence in a "crazy" place with a "crazy" atmosphere, which led to a “crazy” photo. The dog wasn't supposed to be there and the owner was calling him from outside. Seconds later, he disappeared...



Untitled Patrick Hattenberger
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Untitled"



At the platform Patrick Heinscher
Sweden

Nominee
People
Amateur

"At the platform"



Hidden Hurt Patrick Ryan
South Africa

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Hidden Hurt"
the visual portrayal of the hidden emotional turmoil and hurt we accumulate in life



Dress Patrizia Burra
Italy

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Dress"



Cuba Che Cuore Patrizia Dottori
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Cuba Che Cuore"
It’s a part of a work (Cuba on the wall) over the essential elements that contribute to the formation of the animus (soul) of this country, a unique island linked by a fil rouge that connects politics and life, the past and the present. A work that illustrates the light, the colours, the joie de vivre of its people, the streets and the big messages, in particular the exchange between new and old as seen through its political manifestos.



Babysitter Patrycja Jadach
UK

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Babysitter"
Ecuador



The lady at home Paul Bucknall
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"The lady at home"
A portrait of a Cuban lady viewed against the doorway to her home



Birkenau in fog Paul Bucknall
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Birkenau in fog "
Birkenau concentration camp viewed from the selection ramps, seen in heavy winter fog. The Image was taken to portray the haunting atmosphere and serve as a timless testament to the innocent people who sufferd within the camp confines.



PINK TULIP, STUDY IV Paul Coghlin
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"PINK TULIP, STUDY IV"



The Throne Paul Crampton
Canada

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"The Throne"
The Throne in Bethlehem... Pennsylvania. Only Kings and Queens would expect full length mirrors opposite their throne.



Invisible Paul Ponticell
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Invisible"
PArt of a series of photos on Homeless in Chicago



Megan Arch Paul Swen
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Megan Arch"



Jane Goodall Paul Swen
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Jane Goodall"



Beijing Handle Paul Swen
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Beijing Handle"



Akha Girl Paul Wager
Laos

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Akha Girl"
An Akha girl in her village in Luang Namtha, Laos.



Busy Feet Paul Wager
Laos

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Busy Feet"
A man walking through Seoul in the late afternoon after the seasons first snowfall.



Wedding 01 Paul A Wright
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Wedding 01"



Talbot Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Talbot"



Death Scream Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Death Scream"
Gull Skeleton Head in Port Hardy, Canada, BC



Lioness' Drinking Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Lioness' Drinking"
They were very thirsty after chasing down a giraffe



Baptism of a fishing boat Paulo Monteiro
Portugal

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Baptism of a fishing boat"
Baptism ceremony of an artisan fishing boat, island of São Miguel, Azores, 1998.



Victorian I Pawel Piatek
UK

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Victorian I"



All that traffic. Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"All that traffic."
Reflections on a car, La Habana, Cuba.



Seeking your soul Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Seeking your soul"
While traveling in Oaxaca, Mexico, she appears like a dream



Crossing Peng Wee Tan
Singapore

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Amateur

"Crossing"
Wildebeest migration across Mara River in Kenya



Rhino Hidden Peng Wee Tan
Singapore

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Rhino Hidden"
Rhino in Masai Mara



Wildebeest Peng Wee Tan
Singapore

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Wildebeest"
Line of wildebeest, Masai Mara, Kenya



A New Kind of Plesiosaur Pery Burge
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"A New Kind of Plesiosaur"
A new kind of plesiosaur, discovered in light and glass



Child, Lake Malawi pesarelli stefano
Italy

Nominee
People
Professional

"Child, Lake Malawi"
Day life on the Lake Malawi



Child, Lake Malwi pesarelli stefano
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Child, Lake Malwi"
Day life on the Lake Malawi



Dark Hare Pete Denness
UK

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Dark Hare"
Taken in Suffolk, England.



Future World Pete Saloutos
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Future World"
Grande Arche La Défense in Paris



Reeds and reflected trees Peter Aitken
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Reeds and reflected trees"
Near Denali, Alaska



Erinyen 3 Peter Day
Netherlands

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Erinyen 3"



Black Rhino charge Peter Delaney
South Africa

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Black Rhino charge"
Black Rhino highly endangered and dangerous, notorious for their sudden unprovoked charges...it was a surreal adrenalin rush to be charged both a mother and calf..to get the shot and to love and tell the tale.



Hands Peter Goadby-Watt
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Hands"
Hands



Law of Contrast Peter Goadby-Watt
UK

Nominee
People
Professional

"Law of Contrast"
The Law of Contrast



Early Walk Peter Goadby-Watt
UK

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"Early Walk"
Early start to the day



Knocker Peter Goadby-Watt
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Knocker"
Door knocker



Shrimper at Sea Peter Ingrasselino
USA

Nominee
People
Professional

"Shrimper at Sea"
Coming home with a morning's catch of shrimp



On My Way Through Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"On My Way Through"
Wellington, New Zealand



A Big City is Lonely Music Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"A Big City is Lonely Music"
Taken in Wellington, New Zealand



 Leap Into the Underworld Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

" Leap Into the Underworld"
Bridal Veil Falls, New Zealand



Tricycle Rider Peter Kurdulija
New Zealand

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Tricycle Rider"
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt



Cordyline Australis Peter Leask
New Zealand

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Cordyline Australis"
The sole survivor of a fire that decimated a grove of New Zealand Cabbage Trees, Wairarapa, New Zealand.



Standing Guard Peter Liepke
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Fine Art
Professional

"Standing Guard"
Gum Bichromate over Platinum Palladium print



Nautilus Peter Lik
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Nautilus"



The Forest Peter Meyer
Australia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"The Forest"
The space in between the trees is what I find interesting.



Lotus - Charcoal Peter Nitsch
Germany

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Lotus - Charcoal"
Lotus - Charcoal



Wave 2 Peter Schafrick
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Wave 2"
H2O



H20 Peter Schafrick
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"H20"
H20



Le Van Khoi, Vietnam - 1993 Peter Steinhauer
USA

Honorable Mention
Portrait
Professional

"Le Van Khoi, Vietnam - 1993"
Part of a project on portraits of Vietnam which was in the published book project entitled Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes (2001 Edition Stemmle)



Borobudur Stupas #1, Indonesia - 2011 Peter Steinhauer
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Borobudur Stupas #1, Indonesia - 2011"
This image is a project on the 9th Century Buddhist temple Borobudur, on the island of Java, Indonesia.



Temple View, Mt. Agung, Bali, 2010 Peter Steinhauer
USA

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Temple View, Mt. Agung, Bali, 2010 "
Images is part of a book project on Bali, Indonesia



S 21 Peter Ware
UK

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"S 21"
Cell in the notorious prison in Phnom Penh, Cambodia



Compression Point Peter Whyte
Australia

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Compression Point"
Still life of porcelain ceramics by artist Belinda Winkler.



KCS 014 Peter Whyte
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"KCS 014"
Kingston Sports Centre for Liminal Architecture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia



Studio Water Study 082 Peter Whyte
Australia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Studio Water Study 082"
This image is part of a large body of work investigating invisible forces - gravity. It was photographed in a 3x4 metre pool constructed in the studio. From this stochastic model, the images reveal themselves - every moment captured is unique, and impossible to exactly repeat.



Tea Peter Whyte
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Tea"



Iconoclast Phil James
UK

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Iconoclast"



Look Up Phil James
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Look Up"



balanced Phil Andrey Zanoulou
Switzerland

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"balanced"
built up out of one studio shot



Chittagong bowler Philip Brown
UK

Honorable Mention
Sport
Professional

"Chittagong bowler"
A young boy bowls a ball in a street watched by a crowd of people in Chittagong on March 8, 2011.



Ethnograph_twelve Philip Gatward
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Ethnograph_twelve"
from a series of the people of South Omo, Ethiopia



Ethnograph twenty nine Philip Gatward
UK

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Ethnograph twenty nine"
from a series of the people of South Omo, Ethiopia



Lawrence-Philip-Metropolis Philip Lawrence
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Lawrence-Philip-Metropolis"
Dubai skyline in clouds



Building Philip Shippert
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Building"
Juicer



Pigeons philip woolway
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Pigeons"
Fort Gilkicker pigeons - from Remnants of Defence



Washroom No. 27 philip woolway
UK

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Washroom No. 27"
Fort Brockhurst - Washroom No. 27



wright-philip_rowers Philip Wright
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Amateur

"wright-philip_rowers"
Rowers on the Yarra River, Melbourne, Australia from 1980. I was experimenting with the way a still photograph interprets the flow of people moving.



28 Philipp Engelhorn
Hong Kong

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"28"
Member of 28 Prison Gang (South Africa)



Freedom Philippe De Poulpiquet
France

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Freedom"
Tripoli (Libya), 25 August 2011. The body of a fighter is lying on the asphalt at the entrance to the neighborhood of Abu Slim. On his arm, a tattoo: "Freedom".



Introversive Philomena Famulok
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Introversive"
Conceptual/Emotional/self portrait



Pregnancy Philomena Famulok
Germany

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"Pregnancy"
Conceptual/Emotional/Portrait



Animal Activist, Fukushima "No-Go Zone" Pierpaolo Mittica
Italy

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Professional

"Animal Activist, Fukushima "No-Go Zone""
Animal Activist in search of abandoned animals. During the night several animal activists enter illegally inside the Exclusion Zone to rescue pets and other animals. Odaka city, Fukushima "No-Go Zone", Japan.



Abandoned farm, Fukushima "No-Go Zone" Pierpaolo Mittica
Italy

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Abandoned farm, Fukushima "No-Go Zone""
At the time of the evacuation all the animals were abandoned. You could encounter some of cows enjoying total if ephemeral freedom after wandering away from farms. But most disgusting of all are the decomposing carcasses of hundreds of cows left unattended on farms.



Tokyo 2011 / Paris 1900 Pierre Alivon
France

Nominee
People
Professional

"Tokyo 2011 / Paris 1900"
1890-2011: two times, two places, two women, but only a "snapshot" that combines the better to highlight the changes, parallels and contrasts. By far, it is believed to watch a single shot. Closely, you soon realize that this is a montage, the juxtaposition of women over a century, and sometimes thousands of miles apart. Two citizens, two cities, two periods are total opposites ... or close?



I Lost Some Thing Pierre Delaunay
France

Nominee
People
Professional

"I Lost Some Thing"
The beauty is a meeting



Henry Pierre Delaunay
France

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Henry"
The beauty is a meeting



Les Uns Derrière les Autres Pierre Moreau
Belgium

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Les Uns Derrière les Autres"



A World Square Pierre Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"A World Square"
Make: Phase One; model. P20+ with Hasselblad CW503; Lens: Hasselblad distangon 4/40mm; Shutter Speed: 4', Aperture: f/22; ISO: 100; Date Time: 14.04.2010;



c-Italy and Switzerland in the fog Pierre Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"c-Italy and Switzerland in the fog"
Borders between countries. Imaginary boundaries that nature does not know. The fog envelops all in the same world. A united world.



Water And Wind, The Force Of Nature Pierre Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Water And Wind, The Force Of Nature"
Hasselbad 503CW, Phase One P20+, Lens: Hasselblad Distangon 4/40mm, ISO 100, f/16, sec 1"



The Passion Of The Photographer Pierre Pellegrini
Switzerland

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"The Passion Of The Photographer"
Make: Nikon; model. Nikon D3; Lens: Nikon 24-70 mm f/2.8; Shutter Speed: 60'', Aperture: f/22; ISO: 100; Date Time: 24.11.2010;



Allium cepa.#2 Pietrino Di Sebastiano
Italy

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Allium cepa.#2"



Magnolias on Black Polly Norman
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Magnolias on Black"
Shot through Pennysylvania glass block in black and white. Pigment ink print 2011



Petals Porus Khareghat
India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Petals"
The cascading ripples in the Petals



No Violencia priscilla pompa
Mexico

Nominee
People
Professional

"No Violencia"
Priscilla Pompa



Rain on Me Quentin Jones
Australia

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Rain on Me"
A microbust, drops a deluge of rain on a small area of farming land, near Mildura, Victoria.



woof Quentin Jones
Australia

Nominee
Silhouette
Professional

"woof"
A dog walks through a tunnel, past a discarded shopping trolley.



Synchronised Quentin Jones
Australia

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Synchronised"
Synchronised Swimming, Australian girls, Win Bronze, Eloise Amberger and Sarah Bombell, in the Duet, Free Routine



On Safari R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Still Life
Professional

"On Safari"



Mother & Child R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee
People
Professional

"Mother & Child"
The Wash-Wash tribe from the Muanza region in Mozambique



Asparagus on White R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Asparagus on White"



Hands Up R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Hands Up"



Pear 2 R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"Pear 2"
There s something quite sensual about the shape of Pears.



The Clash R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"The Clash"
BANG !.... before I knew it these two boys were at it .



Ocean Blues Radu Popescu
Romania

Nominee
Wildlife
Amateur

"Ocean Blues"
Perfect shapes creatures, floating, flying, searching by dark, by day, in our oceanic Milky Way, engaged in The Long Journey of finding their own soul-mate.



Funflower's Army Rafal Maleszyk
USA

Honorable Mention
Nature
Professional

"Funflower's Army"
Sunflowers fields are full of potential for every artist. I found this vast filed of large sunflowers in the North Shore of Oahu. I called the image “Army of Sunflowers”. This was a great discovery.



Three Trees Couple Rafal Maleszyk
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Three Trees Couple"
I feel strong desire to walk in the forest, to discover this ray of light that will make a difference in my frame. I try to capture the speed of wind and the ocean, movement of threes, contrast of sand or texture of a rock. I cannot live without the beautiful spectacles Nature gives. It is like a race, and I am scared, if I don’t photograph, the beauty of Nature will be lost. This is our Human naive belief that we are in control of everything. When I photograph I have to be united with Nature and give up the total control of the perspective, light or composition, this is the only time I am able to create something exceptional. In 2011 I have started to incorporate plastic in my landscapes. I enjoy creating long exposure ocean-scapes, this is when I am not entirely in the control of what the sensor will record; the motion of ocean, wind, waves and plastic produce unpredictable effect. In my plastic-scapes wind plays a huge role as well as reflection of light in the plastic.



Tapasya Rakesh Sahai
India

Nominee
People
Professional

"Tapasya"
The Naga Sadhu is meditating hanging upside down a tree in the holy city of Hardwar,India. It is the time of the Maha Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings. Perseverance, dedication and determination that’s what 'Tapasya' is all about.



TIDES OF TIME Rakesh Sahai
India

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"TIDES OF TIME"
Her intensely engrossed gaze captured my imagination. How time turns us all from performers to silent spectators. She watched intently and critically, silently and actively.. without wanting any limelight! Her creased skin was talking and telling me about her trials and tribulations. The tides of time may wither you physically, but what they leave behind is the invaluable knowledge of experience.This was shot near Kohima, the hilly capital of Nagaland,Inda.



SHARING Rakesh Sahai
India

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"SHARING"
While shooting at the riverside in winters of the Corbett National Park (India), the sight of a diving pied kingfisher shifted my attention in anticipation of something interesting to ensue. I quickly tilted my camera up and shot the bird feeding a fish to another of its mate in the backdrop of the sky! Their swift movement did not even allow me to change the shooting exposure. Such rare sights make the long waits in the jungle completely worth it! On later thoughts, it becomes evident how basic emotions of loving and sharing remain the same amongst both humans and animals.



Havana Bedroom Dec 2011 Ralph Pleasant
USA

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Professional

"Havana Bedroom Dec 2011"
Bed made with pride by Havana Cuba occupant December 2011



A documentry photo: He died ramin amini
Iran

Honorable Mention
Photojournalism
Amateur

"A documentry photo: He died"
He died alone. Auckland, New Zealand 2011



DiscoNnection Raquel Bañón Sodini
Spain

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"DiscoNnection"
how we might be more connected to the world but less connected to ourselves



1904 Rasmus Linaa
Denmark

Nominee
Still Life
Professional

"1904"



Running Race Rebekah Lipp
New Zealand

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Running Race"
Ready, set, GO! Kids running race on the front lawn.



the geode Regina Cserna
Austria

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"the geode"
the geode, Paris 2009; sharply difined twisted mirror reflections observed by a spectator covered in blurring



the bulb Regina Cserna
Austria

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"the bulb"
Praque 2009; looking up the stairwell to an window in the roof I had just the association with an elctric bulb



captured in the net Regina Cserna
Austria

Nominee
Nude
Amateur

"captured in the net"
a pair of black tights combined with one white stocking to show a clear contrast, but moving the camera during exposure for smooth flowing eroticism



seaview Regina Cserna
Austria

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"seaview"
Malaga 2011; imposing shadows of benches on the promenade agianst the light



Ghosts Remo Camerota
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Ghosts"
A study in the spontaneous beauty of distortion.



Aftermath Remo Camerota
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Aftermath "
Tohoku Japan 2011, Riding a wave of debris and blending with the houses, a freighter finds itself amongst the houses, immovable and inland 3km from the ocean of where it once was.



Paris 2005 Renato D'Agostin
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Silhouette
Professional

"Paris 2005"



Leventina#9 2011 (Il ponte Biaschina) Switzerland. Reza Khatir
Switzerland

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Leventina#9 2011 (Il ponte Biaschina) Switzerland."
Polaroid Polapan 665 neg/pos B/W film (Expired in 2006)



Presence Ric Frazier
USA

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"Presence"
Live in the now and experience your environment.



untitled #07 Ricardo de Vicq de Cumptich
Brazil

Nominee
Nude
Professional

"untitled #07"



Tarnished lives RICCARDO CORNAGLIA
Italy

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Tarnished lives"
Dharamsala - India - August 2011 - Travelling in India, it means facing an inner journey like no other place on earth.The forgotten lives are countless.Millions of people live in absolute poverty , or work in a state of semi-slavery.It's impossible not to stop and think about the motives for existence and a deeper reason of the life cycle.Tribute to the lives tarnished...



Tokyo Stories, No.1 Riccardo Magherini
Italy

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Professional

"Tokyo Stories, No.1"



696 Riccardo Magherini
Italy

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
Advertising
Professional

"696"



Freight 466 9 Riccardo Magherini
Italy

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Freight 466 9"



Alessandra Riccardo Magherini
Italy

Nominee
Portrait
Professional

"Alessandra"



Alone Richard Douglas
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"Alone"



Les Invalides 2 Richard Douglas
Canada

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Les Invalides 2"



Hercule combattant Achéloüs Richard Douglas
Canada

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Hercule combattant Achéloüs"



Stereotype Richard Douglas
Canada

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Stereotype"



A Hand of Cheetahs Richard Garvey-Williams
UK

Honorable Mention
Wildlife
Professional

"A Hand of Cheetahs"
Cheetah siblings in the Mara Reserve of Kenya - I was drawn by the array of their postures and differing orientations of each of their heads.



Likeness Richard Plunk
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Likeness"
Paris, France



Reproduction Ricky, Wing Kit Lo
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention
Fashion
Professional

"Reproduction"



Siamese Twins Ricky, Wing Kit Lo
Hong Kong

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Siamese Twins"



Hair Sculpture Ricky, Wing Kit Lo
Hong Kong

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Hair Sculpture"



Barbora on Table Rico Mejia
USA

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Barbora on Table"
Self Reflections



checkpoint rina castelnuovo
Israel

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"checkpoint"
- 21 FEB 2011- QALQILYA, WEST BANK- Palestinian worker Raida, 31, (no last name given) waits with other workers at West Bank Qalqilya crossing into Israel for transportation into a flowers' farm ; she leaves her home in Qalqilya, West Bank daily at 3 am to cross through the checkpoint into Israel in order to make it on time for work. Some 5,000 Palestinian laborers are walking daily through this checkpoint and tens of thousands through other crossings ; Palestinian economy and livelihood depends heavily on Israel after 44 years of occupation. Palestinians are seeking UN recognition and for a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. rina castelnuovo



We Buy Gold Robb Johnson
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"We Buy Gold"
I work with the journey we are all on; in a figurative mode of expression, conveying a meaning other than the literal; using symbolic figures, actions or places, my landscapes. The images I create evoke a world where the viewer is free to explore with his or her own emotions and awareness, a drama unbeknownst but to them, their journey – Along the Way.



Carousel Robb Johnson
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Carousel"
I work with the journey we are all on; in a figurative mode of expression, conveying a meaning other than the literal; using symbolic figures, actions or places, my landscapes. The images I create evoke a world where the viewer is free to explore with his or her own emotions and awareness, a drama unbeknownst but to them, their journey – Along the Way.



Open Robb Johnson
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Open"
I work with the journey we are all on; in a figurative mode of expression, conveying a meaning other than the literal; using symbolic figures, actions or places, my landscapes. The images I create evoke a world where the viewer is free to explore with his or her own emotions and awareness, a drama unbeknownst but to them, their journey – Along the Way.



In the Muse's Garden Robb Johnson
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"In the Muse's Garden"
I work with the journey we are all on; in a figurative mode of expression, conveying a meaning other than the literal; using symbolic figures, actions or places, my landscapes. The images I create evoke a world where the viewer is free to explore with his or her own emotions and awareness, a drama unbeknownst but to them, their journey – Along the Way.



Fence Study #2 Robert Brindley
Australia

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Fence Study #2"



Incubation Robert Brindley
Australia

Nominee
Fine Art
Professional

"Incubation"



Underneath Robert Cherry
UK

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Underneath"
Bournemouth, Dorset



Eleven Robert Cherry
UK

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Eleven"
Pennington, Hampshire



The 4 Train El Robert DeRosa
USA

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"The 4 Train El"



Untitled Robert Greshoff
UK

Nominee
Nature
Professional

"Untitled"
Still-life



Hale-Robert-Fan Robert Hale
USA

Honorable Mention
Nude
Amateur

"Hale-Robert-Fan"



Berlin Friedrichstrasse Robert Herrmann
Germany

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Berlin Friedrichstrasse"
The station Friedrichstrasse is a traffic hub in the centre of Berlin. The photo was exposed for 60 seconds in daylight.



Leaning Tower, Pisa Robert Herrmann
Germany

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Leaning Tower, Pisa"
At the Leaning Tower of Pisa tourists are taking pictures of the building.



Untitled Robert Larson
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Professional

"Untitled"
From the series: Waiting for Haiti / Some workers at the General Hospital morgue in Port-au-Prince use the dead to extort money from the living. The recently deceased are often left out in the hall for weeks at a time. The family and friends are often traumatized by the treatment and pay money to have their loved ones moved into the freezers. Bodies are then tossed on the floor, with additional money demanded if they are to be placed onto the racks. / 01.31.2010



Untitled Robert Larson
USA

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"Untitled"
From the series: Waiting for Haiti / Children play soccer at of the largest Red Cross Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in Port au Prince. / 04.08.2011



Church on the Hill Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Architectural
Amateur

"Church on the Hill"



Desolate Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"Desolate"



On the Boardwalk - Coney Island Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Fine Art
Amateur

"On the Boardwalk - Coney Island"



Confrontation Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Confrontation"



Sand Worn Glasses - Timbuktu Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Sand Worn Glasses - Timbuktu"



Strangers in the Night Robert Moran
USA

Nominee
Silhouette
Amateur

"Strangers in the Night"



focus Robert Provencher
Canada

Nominee
Sport
Professional

"focus"



Starfish Robert Woodward
USA

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

"Starfish"
Taken at Pt Reyes National Seashore, California



Great Balls 'O Fire Robert Woodward
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Great Balls 'O Fire"
Oil field gas flare - energy that could be used, but isn't.



Zucchini Blossom Robert Woodward
USA

Nominee
Still Life
Amateur

"Zucchini Blossom"
Just before opening



The Path Robert Ferd Frank
USA

Honorable Mention
Fine Art
Amateur

"The Path"



Maddy Robert Ferd Frank
USA

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction
Portrait
Amateur

"Maddy"
South-side character, St. Louis Missouri



Suburban Scrawl Robert J. Martin
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Suburban Scrawl"
Homes encroach on the Hawaiian countryside, and someone is not happy.



Spirit Dancer Roberta Murray
Canada

Nominee
Abstract
Professional

"Spirit Dancer"



Coyote In The Forest Roberta Murray
Canada

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"Coyote In The Forest"



Quality Mag Robertino Nikolic
Germany

Nominee
Fashion
Professional

"Quality Mag"



car-crash Roberto Pastore Galderio
Italy

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"car-crash"
borderline



Morro Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee
Architectural
Professional

"Morro"
SLUM IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL



Arlequim Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee
People
Professional

"Arlequim"
PARATY CITY, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - 2009



GAIVOTA Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee
Wildlife
Professional

"GAIVOTA"
BIRD OVER LAKE NAUEL HUAPI, BARILOCHE, ARGENTINA



Santhal Village Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Santhal Village"
West Bengal, India



Nun at the Vatican Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Nun at the Vatican"
Nun visiting the Vatican



Marketing the West to India Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee
Photojournalism
Amateur

"Marketing the West to India"
Kolkata, India



Santhal boy with sickle Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee
Portrait
Amateur

"Santhal boy with sickle"
Santhal boy, West Bengal, India



HORIZONTALS Robi Ganguli
India

Nominee
Abstract
Amateur

"HORIZONTALS"



 Geometric canal robin vandenabeele
Belgium

Nominee
Nature
Amateur

" Geometric canal"
Sun and shadow making some pure geometric reflections in the Damse Vaart, a canal near Bruges.



Barnard's Express Robson Rogan
Canada

Nominee
People
Amateur

"Barnard's Express"
Even the horse drawn "express" requires a little downtime in the heat of a summer's day. Hatcreek Ranch, British Columbia, Canada



Old Shoes Rodger Overholser
USA

Honorable Mention
Still Life
Amateur

"Old Shoes"
Ghost town, Garnet, Montana



Caged Chimp Rodger Overholser