Fascinating faces and characters

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1st classified

Mother and son
by Jiming Lv


In my work, I search for a bright and strong artistic effect, for a charming photographic language in shape, color and with the use of light. I pay great attention to the setting of the picture in an effort to combine the objectivity of the external world with my interiority, to...

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2nd classified

The Outsiders
by Justine Tjallinks


New generations will see boundaries fade and determine for themselves what is normal. There is beauty in the unusual. Celebrate difference!

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3rd classified

Wicklow Wolves
by Marek Biegalski


This is my favourite image from a series of photos inspired from the American TV series "Sons of Anarchy". It took me two years to finally get a team together and be able to complete the first part of this project. The photographs were taken in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland.

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3rd classified

Liza
by Paul Apal\'kin


Liza is a very special model- her face is child-like and innocent but her gaze is strong and deep. That was my first impression of her and I have tried to capture it in this portrait using soft but assertive balance between light, shadows and with a delicate asymmetry introduced...

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Honorable mention

Smoke Cigarette
by Leyla Emektar


I took this photo in Shangri square in China. I was attracted to an old thoughtful man. It was difficult to convince him to let me take his picture as we couldn’t communicate in any language. After much effort and the use of body language, he allowed me to take pictures of...

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Honorable mention

The Mask Lady
by Dean Saffron


Venetian-born mask creator, Marilisa Dal Cason, is a woman with great passion who creates each of her masks' identity from her own soul. According to Marilisa, every mask has its own personality.

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Honorable mention

Kashmir
by Mahmoud Yakut


This is a nomadic mountain inhabitant of the Sonamarg region in Kashmir whose harsh facial features and sharp look made him blend in with the rugged mountaintops in the background. In the end, it looked like he was part of his own landscape.

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Childhood
by Probal Rashid


Slum children play football in a muddy field in the Gazipur district in Dhaka. Although Bangladesh's football team is positioned 162 in the FIFA rankings, the country has millions of football fans, most of them supporting their national team.

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Honorable mention

Crazy for mud
by Changming Liu


Mud park, located in Xiushan island of Zhoushan City, is the first mud theme park in China. My work represents two visitors completely covered with mud, with a group of “muddy people” in the background. I used the contrast between light and shadow to show childish enj...

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Honorable mention

Smile
by Jianjun Huang


During a Dharma assembly in the monastery of Labrang Lamasery, due to the heavy snow, all the monks' robes were covered with a thick layer of snow. When a young Lama was looking back with a smile, the photographer captured his smiling face.

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Jump
by Agung Anom Manik


With this shot the author successfully captures the unlimited joy of some Indonesian children enthusiastically playing together trying to catch a fish jumping in the sea.

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Happiness
by Antonio Aragon Renuncio


Happy children playing with tires outside our NGO medical consultation point full of ill people. These are the smiling sons, nephews and grandchildren of our patients. Sometimes, the line between suffering and happiness is so small and fuzzy that it can be very frightening.

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Meet Onno
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Meet Onno, a teenager girl from the Arbore tribe in Omo Valley. Onno, like other women of her tribe, enjoys decorating herself with hundreds of beads, which she believes makes her more attractive. Her hair is cut short and it is a symbol of virginity.

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Remarkable Artwork

Badetag
by Guenter Meindl


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Le ragazze penitenti
by Fabio Gambina


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la colomba
by Maurizio Tieghi


This photo was taken in Comacchio, a town on the Adriatic sea in Emilia Romagna, Italy. It shows an old lady who every morning, while doing the houseworks, give some food to a dove which every morning come to see her.

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THE EYE
by Juan Garcia Lucas


I was taking some pictures of this young girl and I was complaining about the strong wind. However, in this case the wind really helped me to take this amazing shot. The immobile eye of the girl works as a remarkable contrast with the waving hairs.

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Nine month
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Whiskers and the man
by Sankar Sridhar


After hunting for the kitten and eventually finding it crawling out from under the blanket, the man is telling the mother cat, not in the frame but sitting in the corner on the window, that she needs to take better care of her kittens.

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Abashment
by Ahmed Alibrahim


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Listen to storytelling
by Guoqiang Liu


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Portrait of Anastasiia
by Paul Apal\'kin


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The brothers
by Adriano Favero


In 2012, in the Italian city of Padua took place the Europeade, a festival of folk groups coming from all over the Europe. These two Lithuanian brothers nicely posed for this portrait.

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Muga and Sura
by The Eng Loe Djatinegoro


The image shows two good friends named Muga and Sura, two women belonging to the Kara tribe . The two women reside on the bank of the Omo river in Ethiopia, where the Kara tribe is mainly established.

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L'oca
by Alessio Cipollini


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Rural Portuguese People - Beginning of the day
by Jorge Bacelar


Some farmers in the region of Aveiro use a Portuguese cattle breed, the Marinhoa cattle, to do the hard work at the farm. They are working animals used to pull the wagons, plow and draw water from the wells to irrigate the cultivated land. Nowadays, only a few elder farmers have...

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