People - Amateur

All we need is love Dmitry Chastikov
Russia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"All we need is love"
Madrid. Subway.



Blues City Flipper Michael Pachis
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Blues City Flipper"
Acrobat on Beale Street Memphis, Tennessee



Brush vendor Liz Hardley
New Zealand

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Brush vendor"



Random Family Gautam Kamat Bambolkar
India

Honorable Mention

"Random Family"
Random visitors sitting right below the signboard are creating a smart humor



Layennes 3 Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Honorable Mention

"Layennes 3"



Benediction Adi Khindaria
USA

Honorable Mention

"Benediction"
Feeding the birds



Trump Rally Jim Lustenader
USA

Honorable Mention

"Trump Rally"
Trump supporters rally in New York City one week before election, 2016



A Midwinter Night's Tale Francesco Pennacchio
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"A Midwinter Night's Tale"
Florence, Christmas 2015. A moment for a couple, playing on the stage of Florence Loggia de' Lanzi.



Siesta Henri Mattocks
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Siesta"
Off duty cab driver having a nap on a summer afternoon



Stop looking at the girls Angéla Vicedomini
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Stop looking at the girls "



Strada Stretta Dolls Vince Piscopo
Malta

Honorable Mention

"Strada Stretta Dolls"
Depicting night life in Malta's capital city in Strait Street, very popular in the 1950s.



Interconnect Chun Ho Lau
Hong Kong

Honorable Mention

"Interconnect"
Security . Sculpture Musée Rodin, Paris.



DAUGHTER, MOTHER AND SHADOW Erik Olson
USA

Honorable Mention

"DAUGHTER, MOTHER AND SHADOW"



KAZHAK EAGLE HUNTER Sanghamitra Sarkar
India

Honorable Mention

"KAZHAK EAGLE HUNTER"
Young Khazak eagle hunter is standing face to face with his pet eagle before going to participate in the Golden Eagle festival with his pet eagle



Accordionplayers Rudi Neumaier
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Accordionplayers"



Ebenstein-Judith_Times Square (Girl) Judith Ebenstein
USA

Honorable Mention

"Ebenstein-Judith_Times Square (Girl)"
People looking at their own image on screen projected over Times Square.



In The Wash Graeme Heckels
Thailand

Honorable Mention

"In The Wash"
Overhead photo of Vietnamese lady cleaning pots during the market closing hours



Harvest Season MOHD FIRDAUS ZULKEFILI
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Harvest Season"
rice mills, dhaka, bangladesh, worker, culture, lifestyle, people, woman at work, abstract, leading



Hollywood Blvd. Halloween 2015 Richard Greene
USA

Honorable Mention

"Hollywood Blvd. Halloween 2015"
16x20 100% Cotton Rag Archival Pigment Print



Hope dies last Zilvinas Valeika
Lithuania

Honorable Mention

"Hope dies last"



Bored In Sienna Glenn Larsen
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bored In Sienna"
People standing around in the Piazza del Campo in Sienna Italy



Lady with Bags Lynn Tait
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Lady with Bags"
Took photo while riding bus in Lisbon Portugal



Tokyo 09 Werner Dursteler
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Tokyo 09"
Leica M Monochrome



just a smile Liliana Cadosch
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"just a smile"



Always look at the bright side of life. Łukasz Wypiór
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Always look at the bright side of life."
Photo taken in Pakistan during christian's funeral.



Faith - A state of mind Arnab Adak
India

Honorable Mention

"Faith - A state of mind"



Naked Holy Men Arka Dutta
India

Honorable Mention

"Naked Holy Men"
Naga Sadhus (Naked Holy Men) rejoice after taking the holy dip at Kumbh Mela



The Kiss Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Honorable Mention

"The Kiss"



At the restaurant Agnese Mosi
Italy

Nominee

"At the restaurant"
Restaurant in a market, UGANDA



At work Agnese Mosi
Italy

Nominee

"At work"
Working in a comboni mission, GULU - UGANDA



Relax Agnese Mosi
Italy

Nominee

"Relax"
Relax time in a market



Smoking pause Alfio Alessandro Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"Smoking pause"
Man resting few minutes to smoke a cigarette alone. Lienz, Austria



The end of fishing (and of the day) Alfio Alessandro Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"The end of fishing (and of the day)"
Young fisherman walking along the river at sunset after cathing the fishes, Lambro River, Italy



Worker at Zebu Horn Factory Amy Siqveland
USA

Nominee

"Worker at Zebu Horn Factory"
Horns from zebu are boiled and then smoothed w jeans to make silverware. This African village uses all parts of the sacred animal to eat and make a living.(Most make less than one dollar per day.)



Lacota man Anirudha(Robi) Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Lacota man "
Dakota38, Mankato, Minnesota



Fish in a haystack Annette Ruzicka
Australia

Nominee

"Fish in a haystack "
A volunteer tiptoes through biologically diverse springs to catch fish for a breeding program



Salamanca afternoon Annie Low
Malaysia

Nominee

"Salamanca afternoon"



Drinking Alone Anthony Wadham
UK

Nominee

"Drinking Alone"



Head Laborer Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Head Laborer"
Kolkata, India



Rice Coolies Anthony Pond
USA

Nominee

"Rice Coolies"
Yangon, Myanmar



Layennes 1 Beatrix Jourdan
Senegal

Nominee

"Layennes 1"
senegalese layennes



Ogling in Times Square Benita Mayo
USA

Nominee

"Ogling in Times Square"



Frisches Brot Bernard Werner
USA

Nominee

"Frisches Brot"
On the street in Grindelwald, CH



Bernardino Venanzi
Italy

Nominee

""



Cafe Imbert Bernhard Schmidt
Germany

Nominee

"Cafe Imbert"
Paris, France



Drummers of the Oracle Bindu Chandan
India

Nominee

"Drummers of the Oracle"
The drummers spin a magical spell and transcend the Velichappadu in to a spiritual trance. The Velichappadu (Oracle)is believed to be the representation of temple Deity and is a integral part of rural



seeker and the emergent Bitan Goswami
India

Nominee

"seeker and the emergent"
the photo was taken at Varansi, India revealing one of the daily activity of the local people.



Meeting Bjorn Bjornson
Sweden

Nominee

"Meeting"



Neighbors Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Neighbors"



Faith Carlos Cabral
Portugal

Nominee

"Faith"



Flight Simulator Carolyn Knorr
USA

Nominee

"Flight Simulator"
The freedom of flight if only for a few minutes.



Catia Koller. It's always good to look back! Catia Koller
Switzerland

Nominee

"Catia Koller. It's always good to look back!"
ny city walk



Read All About It Chris de Blank
Australia

Nominee

"Read All About It"
Bookshop at the Hampton Arms Inn Greenough



America Dave Johns
USA

Nominee

"America"



Beijing Snow at the Forbidden City Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Beijing Snow at the Forbidden City"
Scenery at the Forbidden City, Beijing, February 2017



Dayton Beach Life Dietmar Sorgatz
Germany

Nominee

"Dayton Beach Life"
Life Scenery at Daytona Beach



People-bikes Elena Bolshakova
Russia

Nominee

"People-bikes"



The Exploitive Image Ellin Pollachek
USA

Nominee

"The Exploitive Image"
I am not part of your theater piece.



untitled 3 elmo tide
USA

Nominee

"untitled 3"



untitled 278 elmo tide
USA

Nominee

"untitled 278"



untitled 384b elmo tide
USA

Nominee

"untitled 384b"



untitled 343 elmo tide
USA

Nominee

"untitled 343"



FATHER & SON AT A BAR Erik Olson
USA

Nominee

"FATHER & SON AT A BAR"



Family Evaggelos Kousioras
Greece

Nominee

"Family"
A family from Syria. "Efthimiopoulou camp". Koutsohero village - Larisa city. Greece. 2/5/2016



The dancer Gabriela Stiep
Switzerland

Nominee

"The dancer"
Shot with available light only. Model: Fay R. pics n shoot Styling: MiRacle Makeup & Styling



Boys Day Out Graeme Heckels
Thailand

Nominee

"Boys Day Out"
Two guys taking it easy and pampering themselves at a local salon on Saigon



Remembering the Fallen Henri Mattocks
Malta

Nominee

"Remembering the Fallen"
Remembering the Fallen shot in Berlin a day before the Christmas market terror attack



Table for two Henri Mattocks
Malta

Nominee

"Table for two"
Best spot in the city



romeronaves-ignacio_Miradas Perdidas Ignacio Romero Naves
Spain

Nominee

"romeronaves-ignacio_Miradas Perdidas"
Havana Street



Interests Irina Spagnolo
Russia

Nominee

"Interests"



Name Changer Isabella Alderton
Australia

Nominee

"Name Changer"
Taken in New York of Pedro, a persons whose job is to change the signs and promote broadway shows.



Soon Jason Lee Potter
Canada

Nominee

"Soon"



Boatman in Dal Lake jayanta roy
India

Nominee

"Boatman in Dal Lake"
a boat man returning home during heavy snowfall in dal lake,Indian kashmir.



Newbie Jim Lustenader
USA

Nominee

"Newbie"
Young taxi rider focuses on the big city, perhaps seeing New York for the first time; 2012



The Artisans of Hakart #3 John Eaton
USA

Nominee

"The Artisans of Hakart #3"
Master coppersmiths at Hakart, Istanbul



Daily Job  Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Nominee

"Daily Job "
The fisher men wife - carrying the big fish towards market



In  the Name of  God Joydeep Mukherjee
India

Nominee

"In the Name of God "
A Devotee on Road in the name of God . ( Multiple Exposure Used



The Child of Tukad Unda Judy Adhitianto
Indonesia

Nominee

"The Child of Tukad Unda"
A child posing for a swim in the river of Unda, Bali. Tukad actually means river in local Balinese



TRANSVOUGE Jun Epifanio Pagalilauan
Philippines

Nominee

"TRANSVOUGE"
TRANSVOUGE is a Transgender Project is an image that stands against discrimination and abuse.



Life goes On Kanishka Mukherji
India

Nominee

"Life goes On"
A man with prosthetic leg enjoying his tea amidst the hustle of daily life



Drill Bit Merchants, Chor Bazaar Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Drill Bit Merchants, Chor Bazaar"



Plastic Recyclers, Mumbai Kip Harris
Canada

Nominee

"Plastic Recyclers, Mumbai"



Perspectives Konstantinos Oikonomou
Greece

Nominee

"Perspectives"



Broadway and 96th Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Broadway and 96th"



No Q Train Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"No Q Train"



Subway Opera Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Subway Opera"



Times Square Lauren Golden
USA

Nominee

"Times Square"



Can you hear me Leonid Goldin
Israel

Nominee

"Can you hear me"



Autumn Maraton Leonid Goldin
Israel

Nominee

"Autumn Maraton"



Arriving in Lisbon Lynn Tait
Canada

Nominee

"Arriving in Lisbon"
Just arrived in Lisbon. 2016. Taken in the back of a taxi.



Sadness Lynne Mass
USA

Nominee

"Sadness"
Captured in Little Havana, Miami



Moment Maciej Szemelowski
Poland

Nominee

"Moment"
2016, Italy



Creeps Manash Ray
India

Nominee

"Creeps"



THE CARETAKER Manny Fajutag
United Arab Emirates

Nominee

"THE CARETAKER"
IN THE MIDDLE OF A SANDSTORM THE CARETAKER PULL HIS CAMEL GOING TO THE COVERED AREA .



Determination Marian Rubin
USA

Nominee

"Determination"



shooting the Guggenheim marianna armata
Canada

Nominee

"shooting the Guggenheim"



Kira Famous Mark McNicol
Canada

Nominee

"Kira Famous"
Kira Famous



Party Time Marvin Basil
USA

Nominee

"Party Time"
St Patricks Day Celebrant



Divided Matthew DeZee
USA

Nominee

"Divided"
This represents a sociological representation of the mood seemingly sweeping the US and other demo



greig-michael_Cuban Nights-2 Michael Greig
USA

Nominee

"greig-michael_Cuban Nights-2"



Cigar Maker Michael Gora
USA

Nominee

"Cigar Maker"
The Cigar Maker works in Little Havana in Miami.



Tango Michael Rausch
USA

Nominee

"Tango"
Such a beautiful and rhythic dance, this tango was done on the library steps.



selfie moment mohammadreza fattahzadeh
Iran

Nominee

"selfie moment"
Istanbul,Turkey, I could feel their peace from afar



Woof Muhammad Farhan Osman
Singapore

Nominee

"Woof"
Shot in japan at a car motorshow



Joy Neil Frederick Sharpe
Canada

Nominee

"Joy"



El viaje Nicolas Blaiotta
Argentina

Nominee

"El viaje"
I wanted to express the moment and the feeling of making the decision that would change our lifes



Taxi Nora Hartfelder
Canada

Nominee

"Taxi"
Community Taxi



Hold ON Nora Hartfelder
Canada

Nominee

"Hold ON"
Holding on as the waves break on the sea wall.



Birders Norman Robbins
USA

Nominee

"Birders"
Bird watchers in Loxahatchee Wildlife



Monks Oliver Stegmann
Switzerland

Nominee

"Monks"
Rome, 2016



FATHERHOOD Pablo Madanes
Argentina

Nominee

"FATHERHOOD"
I was reviewing a family photograph album when I came across the photograph of my parents wedding. That trigger in my mind questions of what would become of me if they have not met.



hard life Patricia Ackerman
Argentina

Nominee

"hard life"



catch of the day Pedro Farias-Nardi
Dominican Republic

Nominee

"catch of the day"
Fishemen at the Pier of La Habana, Cuba.



New Years Dive Scheveningen Peter Willemse
Netherlands

Nominee

"New Years Dive Scheveningen"
Scheveningen Holand New Year Dive 2017



Distracted Peter Hershey
USA

Nominee

"Distracted"
Man browses the internet on his laptop at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.



Home Coming Peter K.C. Ho
Canada

Nominee

"Home Coming"
Image captured at the main gate of Chinatown, San Francisco. Sunset, May 2017.



Lonely Rider Petter Rustad
Norway

Nominee

"Lonely Rider"
London, The UK



Concentration Philip Lawrence
Australia

Nominee

"Concentration"
Street checkers in Hoi An Vietnam



Friendship Prayuda Dewantara
Indonesia

Nominee

"Friendship"
Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside



Curious Rene Wouters
Netherlands

Nominee

"Curious"
Jewelry exhibition



Dismay Robert Royer
Canada

Nominee

"Dismay"
A lady in Havana looking very forlorn.



close working relationship Rudolf Koenig
Switzerland

Nominee

"close working relationship"
black/white film, Manvar desert Rajastan/India Neg 266-16



THE ESSENCE OF SHADOW SANDIPAN MUKHERJEE
India

Nominee

"THE ESSENCE OF SHADOW"
It was a mysterious coincidence with the posture of a Pilgrim Sadhu making himself upside down & the surroundings street was covered with magic shadow mix due to an abstract spot light



THE SECOND CHILDHOOD SANDIPAN MUKHERJEE
India

Nominee

"THE SECOND CHILDHOOD"
It seems a quite interesting story to me to capture as child hood is always exits in every ages of us.However it may be , action ,emotion or passion otherwise the compulsion.



Jump Sara Schmidt
Mexico

Nominee

"Jump"
La Habana, Cuba, 2016



Harvesting Rice Sascha Richter
Germany

Nominee

"Harvesting Rice"
Three generations are harvesting the family's rice for the coming year. Northern Vietnam



Cormorant Fisherman Shalabh Sharma
USA

Nominee

"Cormorant Fisherman"
Cormorant fisherman on the Li river, China



Cooking in the Sunset Shankar Subramanian
India

Nominee

"Cooking in the Sunset"
Camel Herder cooking in the Pushkar fair during sunset



Reflection Shifra Levyathan
Israel

Nominee

"Reflection"



Dreamy superimposition 04 STEFANO MACEO CARLONI
Italy

Nominee

"Dreamy superimposition 04"
Military Marble - Venice



Cultural Appropriation Stephanie E'amato
USA

Nominee

"Cultural Appropriation"
Capturing the appropriation of yoga in order to create art



Bhutanese Man Drinking Stephen Allworth
Australia

Nominee

"Bhutanese Man Drinking"
Enjoying a tipple



Mothers Instruction Sunil Abraham
India

Nominee

"Mothers Instruction"
A patient ear to motherly advice in Worli, Mumbai



Able vs Disable Suvomoy Nandy
India

Nominee

"Able vs Disable"
The value of ability is always more to the "disable" than the "able".



Eyes Terry Self
Canada

Nominee

"Eyes"
A young man on the streets of old Havana, Cuba.



Early Morning Serenade Tom Bell
USA

Nominee

"Early Morning Serenade"
An early morning street scene in León, Spain.



Love Triangle Tony Gorham
New Zealand

Nominee

"Love Triangle"



I'm Confused Wayne Thornbrough
USA

Nominee

"I'm Confused"
Taken at the Palm Beach Art Exhibit



Lunch Time Wendy Royer
Canada

Nominee

"Lunch Time"
A lady choosing lunch in Havana



Restoration Wendy Royer
Canada

Nominee

"Restoration"
Havana train museum



Salute Wesley Pettus
USA

Nominee

"Salute"
It's okay to be silly at Disneyland.



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