People - Professional

Adversity Paul Wager
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Adversity"
There are few opportunities for children from the mountain areas of Laos.



Brothers Jack Picone
Thailand

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Brothers"
The Amish: A cold winters morning in Upper State NY and young Amish brothers fall perfectly in line on their walk home.



Europe Alvaro Villela
Brazil

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Europe"
Germany 2009



Kids dived off the jetty


Honorable Mention

"Kids dived off the jetty"



Himba Dirk Rees
UK

Honorable Mention

"Himba"



The Go-Go Dancer Nate Gowdy
USA

Honorable Mention

"The Go-Go Dancer"
A woman marvels at a go-go boy at a Seattle club in February 2011.



Peekers at Bofina Pub, Kybira Village, Uganda Leslie Alsheimer
USA

Honorable Mention

"Peekers at Bofina Pub, Kybira Village, Uganda"
Orphan children view a movie through shak slats of the pub. Often sent home from school for not having shoes, 80% of the 67 million children out of school live in rural areas, the majority are girls.



Elderly Drag Queen Nate Gowdy
USA

Honorable Mention

"Elderly Drag Queen"
Jack-e Edwards, visiting from Reno, NV, gives Mike Dumoulin a look at an annual drag celebration at the Renaissance Ballroom in Seattle in February 2011.



At Home Among Strangers Dina Bova
Israel

Honorable Mention

"At Home Among Strangers"
Allegorical portrait depicting not only a single person, but the whole layer of Russian intellectuals.



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