Children of the World - Professional

The Violin Player Chris Kirby
UK

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"The Violin Player"
A member of a music school in Soweto, South Africa that teaches kids to play classical instruments.



Young Aeta Edwin Loyola
Philippines

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Young Aeta"
Aeta Community, Pampanga, Philippines



a boring family portrait Federico Cutuli
Italy

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"a boring family portrait"
Funny spot on these two kids during an hawaiian wedding in Italy



Gimnasio de Boxeo Marina Schedler
Austria

Honorable Mention

"Gimnasio de Boxeo"
Boxing training in Gimnasio de Boxeo, Havana Cuba



Thanaka Alain Schroeder
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Thanaka"
Myanmar, A child with facial designs using thanaka, a light yellow paste made from ground bark. Usually, women paint leaf-shaped designs on their faces to protect from the sun and disinfect their skin



Looking out oriano nicolau
Spain

Honorable Mention

"Looking out"



Surf Baby Suzanne Taylor
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Surf Baby"
The dreamer is always imagining...



what the future brings? Beat Mumenthaler
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"what the future brings?"



Untitled 2 Drew Doggett
USA

Honorable Mention

"Untitled 2"



Bolivian Children Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Honorable Mention

"Bolivian Children"



Ugandan Boys with Bike Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Ugandan Boys with Bike"
Two Ugandan boys with their hand made wooden bicycle.



Philippines' children Isabel Corthier
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Philippines' children"
It’s estimated that more than half of all pregnancies in the Philippines are unintended.



The sacred spirit of Sicily Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Honorable Mention

"The sacred spirit of Sicily "
Sicily, holy week. A promise made for love, a vote for a grace received.



Bath and Shower philippa stannard
Italy

Honorable Mention

"Bath and Shower"



Real Toys Alejandra Lopez-Zaballa
Mexico

Honorable Mention

"Real Toys"
It is part of my photo project in an orphanage in Mex, Feb15. Imagination is the most important toy



friendship Beat Mumenthaler
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"friendship"



Gungirl Leo Gesess
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Gungirl"



Children of post industrial era Florina Luput
Romania

Honorable Mention

"Children of post industrial era"
October 2016, Nadrag, Romania



Climbers Eric Loh Yong Kim
Singapore

Honorable Mention

"Climbers"



Comfort Jennifer Kapala
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Comfort"
All of my heart ❤️ They are such opposites. E is older and tries so hard to be a "big" brother. But l



Dance Class Suzy Mitchell
UK

Honorable Mention

"Dance Class"
The image came together when the little girl turned. Shot as a commercial brief.



Cuban Child Playing on his Porch Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Cuban Child Playing on his Porch"
Young Cuban boy playing with his toys next to his Dad's 50's Chevrolet.



Perfecting the Art of Makeup Suzanne Taylor
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Perfecting the Art of Makeup"
Mom's makeup and a new mirror.



Bhutan School Children Thomas Kokta
USA

Honorable Mention

"Bhutan School Children"
A Group of Schoolchildren in a Remote Valley in Bhutan



Bubble Fun Britta Baumann
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Bubble Fun"
London Great Britain 2016



child,sichuan Alessandro Majocchi
Italy

Honorable Mention

"child,sichuan"
from children,sichuan



Children Babak Mani
Iran

Honorable Mention

"Children"
Poor situation, hygiene & lack of clean drinking water are their important problems. Pushkar/India



Muddy Football 6983 Chee Keong Lim
Malaysia

Honorable Mention

"Muddy Football 6983"
a group of children playing football in muddy rice field



Big Sister laurie freitag
USA

Honorable Mention

"Big Sister"
Big Sister grabs little brother by the collar making sure he's not leaving her side



girl by the door Abigail Miguel
Philippines

Nominee

"girl by the door"
i was struck by this little girl's expression and the way she was staring right at me



Afghan Girls Alain Schroeder
Belgium

Nominee

"Afghan Girls"
Afghanistan, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan, Wakhan region, Ishkashim village, daily life, a woman wearing a burka walking with two young girls,



Reaching & Hiding Alejandra Lopez-Zaballa
Mexico

Nominee

"Reaching & Hiding"
it represents how sometimes these girls want to hide from their current situation and reach an exit



School work at night Alexander Whittle
UK

Nominee

"School work at night"
Getting close to see under the low dim of the only bulb in the room



what i could carry Alexander Whittle
UK

Nominee

"what i could carry"
she walked a week through the dessert, the only reminder of her syrian home, is a pack of cards



Little girl with her doll stroller Andre Doyon
Canada

Nominee

"Little girl with her doll stroller"
From all over the world, children love to walk their dolls in their strollers. This is Violet, photographed in an alley in Montreal.



Brothers Ankit Nandwani
India

Nominee

"Brothers"
Brothers in India



drought in Somaliland arie kievit
Netherlands

Nominee

"drought in Somaliland"
A boy standing in a dry well. It did not rain for almost a year and people and animals are suffering from hunger and thirst.



Girl in the light Balazs Varga
Norway

Nominee

"Girl in the light"
A young girl is playing in one of the streets in the old town of Altea, Spain.



refugee boy Beat Mumenthaler
Switzerland

Nominee

"refugee boy"



Mumbai Kids Benjamin Madgwick
UK

Nominee

"Mumbai Kids"
Kids running along the broken road in Mumbai



Praying Beth Bischoff
USA

Nominee

"Praying"



Waiting Brandy Rittaler
Canada

Nominee

"Waiting"



Cuban Child Carolina Paltrinieri
Italy

Nominee

"Cuban Child"
Small child to the feast of St. Lazarus- Havana, Cuba



She Points Catherine Roberts Leach
USA

Nominee

"She Points"



working kid 0544 Chee Keong Lim
Malaysia

Nominee

"working kid 0544"
a children helping parents in rice field



Emmi in Blue Bonnet Chieko Tanemura
USA

Nominee

"Emmi in Blue Bonnet"



Young Maasai in Village Chris Dei
USA

Nominee

"Young Maasai in Village"
A young Maasai boy in his Village



Maasai Children Chris Dei
USA

Nominee

"Maasai Children"
A group of Maasai children with their caretaker. Kenya



When boredom sets In. Chris Kirby
UK

Nominee

"When boredom sets In."
Two young bridesmaids, seemingly bored at a wedding in Soweto, South Africa.



Fairy Bower Falls Clayton Hairs
Australia

Nominee

"Fairy Bower Falls"
During an unusually hot summer in Australia, sisters explore the Fairy Bower Falls in NSW



Instinct for Survival Daiyuu Ban
Japan

Nominee

"Instinct for Survival"
The child lives poorly in the mountains village of Southwestern China. He eats to live, not live to eat.



Kiribati children Darren James
Australia

Nominee

"Kiribati children"
Children pose where their parents village once stood on Abaiang Island, Kiribati.



Flag/Boy/Flag David Emberling
USA

Nominee

"Flag/Boy/Flag"
When I saw the flag over the garage, I had to photograph the boy with it.



Living in the moment Dorte Grann
Denmark

Nominee

"Living in the moment"
Girls playing in a little school of South Africa



A Young Goddess; Mindisayo Drew Doggett
USA

Nominee

"A Young Goddess; Mindisayo"



Untitled 6 Drew Doggett
USA

Nominee

"Untitled 6"



Westminster Cathedral Choir School Edmond Terakopian
UK

Nominee

"Westminster Cathedral Choir School"
Westminster Cathedral Choir School. The choir rehearsing in Westminster Cathedral, Ambrosden Avenue,



friends Ekaterina Artemeva
Russia

Nominee

"friends"



Talking To Elisabeth Egon Viebre
Switzerland

Nominee

"Talking To"
Summer 2016



Small boy Finn Byrum
Denmark

Nominee

"Small boy"
Small boy working hard in Nepal



The Joy of Life Glen McClure
USA

Nominee

"The Joy of Life"
Child enjoying playing with Pidgeons, Paris, France



Stroube, Greg - Coffee Shop Boy Greg Stroube
USA

Nominee

"Stroube, Greg - Coffee Shop Boy"



Hide & Seek H. Allen Benowitz
USA

Nominee

"Hide & Seek"



Asking for Food Helen M. Stummer
USA

Nominee

"Asking for Food"



Schoolgirl Isabel Corthier
Belgium

Nominee

"Schoolgirl"
A girl is walking back home from school in Kabezi, Burundi.



Laughter Isabel Corthier
Belgium

Nominee

"Laughter"
Two young boys having fun at the bus stop in Manila, Philippines.



Kashgar-Children Jackie Ranken
New Zealand

Nominee

"Kashgar-Children"
The children on Kashgar, China



THE BUBBLE Jean Rouzaud
France

Nominee

"THE BUBBLE"



Amazed JOE PATRONITE
USA

Nominee

"Amazed"
Transfixed on sailing craft a child watches mass launch of 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fi



Having Fun Julie Wajs
Australia

Nominee

"Having Fun"
Children playing in a new school that has been built in a remote village in Cambodia by an Australian charity called World of Difference.



life's wonders Kim Lemaire
USA

Nominee

"life's wonders"
City children in nature



Play Laszlo Bencze
USA

Nominee

"Play"
Children of prosperity in fierce stick play



The Ball laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"The Ball"
The toddler eyeballs the ball before he goes for it



The Humidifier laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"The Humidifier"
The toddler is fascinated by the steam that bellows out of the humidifier



The Shadow laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"The Shadow"
The toddler is intrigued by the shadows he can make with his hands



Imminent Dangers #2 laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"Imminent Dangers #2"
The powers of light and dark on an average day in the Hollywood Hills



Imminent Dangers #13 laurie freitag
USA

Nominee

"Imminent Dangers #13"
The powers of light and dark on an average day in the Hollywood Hills



Backward Glance Louis Montrose
USA

Nominee

"Backward Glance"
In the ancient walled city of Harar, Ethiopia



Gypsy boy Marek Hajkovsky
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Gypsy boy"
friends forever :)



Tiril Marina Tennefoss
Norway

Nominee

"Tiril"



A child who sulk Melanie-Jane Frey
France

Nominee

"A child who sulk"
Children on the main square of the village of KAGABA, in Gety district, Ituri, RDC CONGO



Lunch Michael Philip Manheim
USA

Nominee

"Lunch"
The little boy sports that look of the 1950s



Talan Molly Garg
USA

Nominee

"Talan"
Talan among grape leaves



MAN'S WORLD OLEG VOLOVIK
USA

Nominee

"MAN'S WORLD"



innocence Pallon Daruwala
India

Nominee

"innocence"
Children of migrant construction workers are happy wherever they are.



Sanders_Paul_Emil and Rex Paul Sanders
UK

Nominee

"Sanders_Paul_Emil and Rex"
Romanian gypsy Emil and his dog Rex



waiting the rain Rachel Cote
Canada

Nominee

"waiting the rain"



Kayao Rachel Cote
Canada

Nominee

"Kayao"



peer pressure! Rachel Cote
Canada

Nominee

"peer pressure!"



Nepalese Child Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"Nepalese Child"
lot of insect on mouth, Nepalese child



Girls and Birds Roderick Lyons
USA

Nominee

"Girls and Birds"
Little girls playing with birds, Paris, France



SICILY Salvo Alibrio
Italy

Nominee

"SICILY"
SICILIA



Ranch Hand Seth Joel
USA

Nominee

"Ranch Hand"
Tallen Simpson, age 11 was severly injured in a horse accident. His mother was told he would never walk again.



simple joy Shairon Paterson
Australia

Nominee

"simple joy"
the best things in life are free



Little Monks Shinya Itahana
Japan

Nominee

"Little Monks"
Little Monks, Tibet



Other side eye Suk Eun Kim
Korea (South)

Nominee

"Other side eye"
Hsipaw, MYANMAR, Palaung, Palaung village, Children play,PLAYING



Delicious Hotdog Suzanne Taylor
Canada

Nominee

"Delicious Hotdog"
The first days of summer, celebrated with the most delicious hotdog you could imagine.



The Artist Suzanne Taylor
Canada

Nominee

"The Artist"
The Artist within never passes up the chance to christen a new canvas.



Girl and Dog Suzy Mitchell
UK

Nominee

"Girl and Dog"
Waiting for her Daddy to walk up the drive



Bhutan School Children Taking Exam Thomas Kokta
USA

Nominee

"Bhutan School Children Taking Exam"
Exam Taking in A Basketball Court in A Remote Bhutan Valley



Bhutan School Children Thomas Kokta
USA

Nominee

"Bhutan School Children"



Ranchdale Park Rink Tobi Asmoucha
Canada

Nominee

"Ranchdale Park Rink"
This image is part of a series about natural ice rinks in Toronto Ontario.



Kid of the Quilombo Tommaso Rada
Brazil

Nominee

"Kid of the Quilombo"
Quilombo do Mandira. The doughter of Nei Mandira jumps inside the community swimming pool



Carnivore Victoria Parnall-Vaughan
UK

Nominee

"Carnivore"



The sacred spirit of Sicily Vito Finocchiaro
Italy

Nominee

"The sacred spirit of Sicily "
A little girl dressed as a nun is taken by hand in the procession on Holy Friday



Farewell Ximena Echague
Belgium

Nominee

"Farewell"
This photo responds to a very poignant situation of the farewell of a father and son. I have tried t



Kids of Kutubdia Beach. Ziaul Haque
Bangladesh

Nominee

"Kids of Kutubdia Beach."



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