Children of the World - Amateur

My Playground Remigijus Scerbauskas
Lithuania

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"My Playground"



Flying Birds Dr.Samarendranath Mandal
India

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Flying Birds"
The village girls are enjoying after their school is over.



Manila Gertjan van Geerenstein
Netherlands

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Manila"
Children living and playing among graves at Navotas Cemetery Manila



Northern Angel Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Northern Angel"
CHILDREN Yamal nationality Komi



Lost Dreams Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Lost Dreams"



Slum Kids Playing Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Honorable Mention

"Slum Kids Playing"
Aerial shot at night of children in a slum playing. Mumbai, India



Girl and Seagull Charles Mifsud
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Girl and Seagull"
Captured this girl gazing at a seagull in Piazza San Marco Venice



Want Some Flowers? Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Honorable Mention

"Want Some Flowers?"



Connecting with Ganesha Chester Ng
USA

Honorable Mention

"Connecting with Ganesha "



Discovery of Love Chun Ho Lau
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"Discovery of Love "
Pure love blooms in childhood, UK



Look Prashanta Hridoy
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Look"
He looks outside from his home. Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Light of the Future Amir Hamja
Bangladesh

Honorable Mention

"Light of the Future "
A bangaldeshi girl in mosque to attend her arabic lession.



Charcoal Kid Daniel Low Tze Farn
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Charcoal Kid"
4 years old burmese Kid crying hungry as his parents busy working, charcoal factory. Ranong Thailand



Tribes of Africa: Surma Susan Greeff
South Africa

Honorable Mention

"Tribes of Africa: Surma"
A Surma boy of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, decorated with flowers and paint



M-Town Britta Baumann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"M-Town"



Abused Material Lisa Hess
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Abused Material"
Against child-soldiers.



Over The Wall Anthony Pond
USA

Honorable Mention

"Over The Wall"
Phnom Penh, Cambodia



Ballerina Ulrike Lugert
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Ballerina"
Group of young dancers seen in the city of Lecce, South of Italy, 2016



Carrying Her Brother PRADEEP RAJA KANNAIAH
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Carrying Her Brother"
Semporna sea village girl carrying her little brother to home before he get sunk in raising sea wate



Forever Chiara Boschi
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Forever"
samsung GX10, samsung lens 18-55 mm



At The Gate Ron Cooper
USA

Honorable Mention

"At The Gate"



Child in a Comboni Mission Agnese Mosi
Italy

Nominee

"Child in a Comboni Mission"
LITTLE BOY IN THE MISSION, UGANDA



Hand Binokol Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"Hand Binokol"
The observer for the deer



Little Varg Aleksandr Romanov
Russia

Nominee

"Little Varg"
Taz peninsula Yamal boy Komi nationality



Warm Evening Alexandr Pantyushin
Russia

Nominee

"Warm Evening"



Ayodhya Alexandru Ilea
Romania

Nominee

"Ayodhya"
A scene from the holy city of Ayodhya, India.



Contact with Nature Alla Vovk
Ukraine

Nominee

"Contact with Nature"



My Deer Boy Amardeep Singh
India

Nominee

"My Deer Boy"
Mongolia



Early Morning Alms in Taunggyi Township Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Early Morning Alms in Taunggyi Township"
Novice monks line up for rice.The health& growth of this area (in terms of land ownership, food, safety, pollution, protection of archeological sites) is dependent on investment in the youth.



Novice Monks in Burma Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Novice Monks in Burma "



Novice Burmese Monks Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Novice Burmese Monks"



At Play Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"At Play"
Bolpur, West Bengal, India



Girl in a Taxi Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Girl in a Taxi"
Kolkata, West Bengal



Coconut Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Coconut"
Phnom Penh, Cambodia



Playing Kids Ashok Tyagi
India

Nominee

"Playing Kids"
This picture is taken at Delhi, where poor kids playing, maderope with some cloths & make swing.



Sydney Takes a Sip Barbara Krieger
USA

Nominee

"Sydney Takes a Sip"
Sydney Takes a Sip



Friendship BD Richardson
USA

Nominee

"Friendship"
Taken in 1980 in Paris.



Uplifted Belinda Keyte
Australia

Nominee

"Uplifted"
Brooke on Christmas day



Big Hot Dog Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Big Hot Dog"



Cards Bill Motley
USA

Nominee

"Cards"



Havana Football Bill Motley
USA

Nominee

"Havana Football"



Himba Girl Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Himba Girl"
The innocence of the young



Young Himba Girl Bill Klipp
USA

Nominee

"Young Himba Girl"
Young Himba Girl



Curiosity Bill Rosenberg
USA

Nominee

"Curiosity"
The Soup Kitchen of Boynton Beach, Florida is truly a special place. In addition to the meals, food packages, clothing and other services, they offer hope and caring to all that come there. I have been privileged to be asked to document the annual Christmas Toy distribution for the past two years. While waiting in line to get their chance at picking out toys, these children proved that kids will be kids no matter where they are in the world. Whatever the "mystery" was beneath the drain, it sure had their attention.



Legal Tender Bindu Chandan
India

Nominee

"Legal Tender"
A young balloon seller reconfirming the currency...the intensity of his look says a million words..



Study Time Bob St. Cyr
Canada

Nominee

"Study Time"
Children doing school work in ancient Chinese Anhui Village



Crazy Kids Britta Baumann
Germany

Nominee

"Crazy Kids"



Minibasket Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Minibasket"



Jack the Shark Carol Schaller
USA

Nominee

"Jack the Shark"
Jack the Shark



In Love of my Pa Charles Mifsud
Malta

Nominee

"In Love of my Pa"
A little girl looking at her father in Ocampo Mexico



Perpetual Journey, Destination Unknown, 03-10-2016 09-47 Chester Ng
USA

Nominee

"Perpetual Journey, Destination Unknown, 03-10-2016 09-47"



Sisters Chester Ng
USA

Nominee

"Sisters"



Tap Colleen Sternberger
USA

Nominee

"Tap"
Bottom of tap shoes showing wear from a season of practice



Haccoon Courtney Massey
USA

Nominee

"Haccoon"



Child Hammer Damjan Voglar
Slovenia

Nominee

"Child Hammer"
Portrait of child in vilage of Hammer tribe in Omo Valley.



Iban Kids Daniel Low Tze Farn
Malaysia

Nominee

"Iban Kids"
Kdis showing thier tooth, As Per Request. Kapit Sarawak



Charcoal Kids Daniel Low Tze Farn
Malaysia

Nominee

"Charcoal Kids"
Burmese Kids Playing Them Self at the Charcoal Factory. Ranong Thailand



The Little Cowboy, Gyantse, Tibet Dave Rudin
USA

Nominee

"The Little Cowboy, Gyantse, Tibet"
A boy with a cowboy hat in Tibet has a good time being photographed



Past Fathers David Ortega
USA

Nominee

"Past Fathers"
GENERATIONS with a piece of the wall



Best Friends Dmitry Arkhipov
Russia

Nominee

"Best Friends"
Yamal peninsula, Russia



Francis Edwin Loyola
Philippines

Nominee

"Francis"



From the Series Uninterrupted Dreams Eli Dijkers
Netherlands

Nominee

"From the Series Uninterrupted Dreams"



Tea Bearer Ellin Pollachek
USA

Nominee

"Tea Bearer"
Naudanda, Nepal



Two Kids Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"Two Kids"
TWO KIDS INSPECTING,LATE WINTER, PISMO BEACH CALIFORNIA



Surf's Up Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"Surf's Up"
July 2016



Mumbai 1 Gertjan van Geerenstein
Netherlands

Nominee

"Mumbai 1"
Teenage girl living at the streets of Mumbai



Mumbai 2 Gertjan van Geerenstein
Netherlands

Nominee

"Mumbai 2"
Children living and playing at the streets of Mumbai



Manila 2 Gertjan van Geerenstein
Netherlands

Nominee

"Manila 2"
Children playing at the sea side of Novatas Cemetery Slum



School Children in Krakow Glenn Larsen
USA

Nominee

"School Children in Krakow"
School children in Krakow Poland on a field trip.



Happy Girl Greg Holba
UK

Nominee

"Happy Girl"
Water fight and smiles all round



Teenage Anonymity Greg Holba
UK

Nominee

"Teenage Anonymity"
Teenage years are a cacoon of not wanting to be seen



Princess Guri Wahl
Norway

Nominee

"Princess"



Park-HeeChel_baracoa #1 HeeChel Park
Korea (South)

Nominee

"Park-HeeChel_baracoa #1"
baracoa, Cuba 2014, one of my portfolio 'i saw an angel passing by'



Woo Cleaners Jim Sterne
USA

Nominee

"Woo Cleaners"
San Francisco 1974



Just Being Silly John C Saponara Jr
USA

Nominee

"Just Being Silly"
Some whimsical children on Beqa Island, Fiji



Rainy Day Kwa Weiling
Malaysia

Nominee

"Rainy Day"



Waiting in the Toy Line Larry Colby
USA

Nominee

"Waiting in the Toy Line"
Waiting his turn to choose his gift from The Soup Kitchen toy drive



Ghost Town Kid Larry Colby
USA

Nominee

"Ghost Town Kid"
Kid in the ghost town of Luderitz, Namibia



Urbanize Manash Ray
India

Nominee

"Urbanize"
I came across this frame where totally urban backdrop stood a contrast to this small boy who happens to stay in the slum by the skyscrapers behind.



Gullhunters Manfred Voss
Germany

Nominee

"Gullhunters"



Friendship Manny Fajutag
United Arab Emirates

Nominee

"Friendship"
This group of children are enjoying the moment with each other.



Dreams Ahead Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Dreams Ahead"



Heartbroken Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Heartbroken"



Vincent: Traditional Dancer Michael Rausch
USA

Nominee

"Vincent: Traditional Dancer"
Powwow dancer from the Menominee tribe of Wisconsin



Asy Nikolay Smolyak
Russia

Nominee

"Asy"



Boy Nora Hartfelder
Canada

Nominee

"Boy"
Boy playing in streets in Havana, Cuba at night.



Playing With The Light Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Playing With The Light"



Nueva Generación Patrick Ems
Switzerland

Nominee

"Nueva Generación"
Havana, January 2015



Princes Peter Willemse
Netherlands

Nominee

"Princes"



Reflections of a Baby Face Randy Turnbow
USA

Nominee

"Reflections of a Baby Face"
Is it possible to capture the soul of a child in a reflection?



French Toast RETAM KUMAR SHAW
India

Nominee

"French Toast"
children from a village of India at the time before their breakfast



Sila Ran (Vessels of Virtue), Ananda Paya, Bagan, Myanmar   Richard Murai
USA

Nominee

"Sila Ran (Vessels of Virtue), Ananda Paya, Bagan, Myanmar "
Young Nuns, Burmese: Sila Ran, (translated: Vessels of Virtue), Ananda Paya, Bagan, Myanmar 2012



Three Buttons Ron Cooper
USA

Nominee

"Three Buttons"



Little Krishnas Sanghamitra Sarkar
India

Nominee

"Little Krishnas"
The little children are painted on the face and waiting for performing in village drama



World in our Hand Sanghamitra Sarkar
India

Nominee

"World in our Hand"



Desire to Fly Sergey Majorov
Russia

Nominee

"Desire to Fly"
Desire to fly



Peeping Brothers Shashwat Nagpal
India

Nominee

"Peeping Brothers"
Two kids at their house



Survivor SHM Mushfiqul Alam Alam
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Survivor "
Amena(9) posing with her books near Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Untitled SHM Mushfiqul Alam Alam
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Untitled"
Children in the makeshift camp near the durbar square, Nepal.



You are Looking at Me? Simone Crescenzo
Italy

Nominee

"You are Looking at Me?"
taken in Accettura, Basilicata, during a procession to celebrate the rite of May,



School's Out Sonal Shah
Kenya

Nominee

"School's Out"



The Fighter Stuart Mauger
UK

Nominee

"The Fighter"



The Schoolgirl Sue Ratcliffe
Canada

Nominee

"The Schoolgirl"
A long and lonely walk to school....



Show Team Susan Perry
USA

Nominee

"Show Team"



Tribes of Africa: Bushmen Susan Greeff
South Africa

Nominee

"Tribes of Africa: Bushmen"
Brothers



The Leap Susan Annable
USA

Nominee

"The Leap"



Tribes of Africa: Mursi Susan Greeff
South Africa

Nominee

"Tribes of Africa: Mursi"
Mursi Girls



The Little Prince Swarup Chatterjee
India

Nominee

"The Little Prince"
The road was very crowded as the child looked at me. I loved his innocense.



Looking Out Tami B. Sojka
USA

Nominee

"Looking Out"
School Children in Rural Zambia



First Portrait Tami B. Sojka
USA

Nominee

"First Portrait"
School Children in Rural Zambia



Lighthouse Xavier Mas Ferra
Spain

Nominee

"Lighthouse"
Faro de'n Pou (Ibiza)



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