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1st classified

A Man Feeding Swans in the Snow
by Marcin Ryczek


This photograph was taken in Krakow, from the Grunwald bridge. The nature-created contrast of white snow and dark water, separated by the straight line of the waterfront, serves as a reflection of the Yin-Yang symbol which represents opposing yet complementary forces.

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2nd classified

Cock Fighting
by Pimpin Nagawan


This photo was taken in Jakarta and shows two men who proudly watch their roosters fighting. Cockfighting is one of the most common traditions among several Indonesian cultures.

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Secret Sisters
by Arief Siswandhono


Fina is our second child and now her mother is pregnant with her third child. I created this photograph to show her that the sex of any new baby is a secret of God and they are like fabric-covered models.

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3rd classified

Il gondoliere
by Giuseppe Antonio Valletta


This photo is taken on Malvasia Vecchia Bridge, in Venice, in one of the most photographed places in the world, where you can still find unique moments at a glance. The author has photographed this gondolier, towards the end of a hard day's work, while he was returning home with...

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Honorable mention

Ink rhyme of sea
by Zhiwei Chen


Early in the morning, a fisherman is crossing with purse seines. The high key technique used on the bamboo emphasizes the prosperity of fishing, in order to show the life of a fishermen as a good one, better than reality.

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Longest Journey
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Photo-manipulation work. This photo was taken in Kerman - Iran.

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Dialogue
by Alla Sokolova


Don't expect it will be easier or simpler in the future. It won't be. There will always be difficulties. Learn to be happy right now, otherwise, it might be too late.

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Entre Noir Et Blanc
by Patrick Ems


Between black and white - a coastline sensually divides black from white creating an open space for contrasts, allowing details to become visible.

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SAILING TO NEW YORK
by Juan Garcia Lucas


How often have we had a similar situation? How many times have we decided to start something big with too little? A job, a business, a wedding, a decision that changes everything. How many times have we been like this little sail boat?

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Sleeping
by Hesham Alhumaid


In a street of Jaipur I saw a dog sleeping on one side while, on the other side, there was also a man sleeping. This made me think about their relationship, their being in the same place and maybe experiencing the same emotions.

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Cheerful conversation
by Mine Ertuğrul


Two elderly men who enjoy a jovial conversation in a mosque courtyard. Life is intimately connected with dialogue.

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I'm nothing
by Gunarto Gunawan


The image was taken in one of Bagan’s temples in Myanmar. It captures a very special moment when a sunbeam enters through a small window and hits the statue’s heart while a monk is cleaning the statue at the same time.

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Dancing trees
by Daniel Řeřicha


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Pilgrims to Macca
by Nasser Alrabeai


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The Office
by Noel Baldewijns


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Rapa das Bestas
by Bartlomiej Jurecki


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Fighting stallion
by Marradi Alessio


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From water 2
by Sergey Anisimov


This polar bear seemingly is an harmless animal, while shacking off the water from its body as it came out from the sea. Nevertheless, in a matter of few seconds, it could turn into a violent predator and be down on us.

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Sea Heroes
by Salah Alrawas


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Desert kid
by Fadhel Almutaghawi


This photo was taken in Bahrain, in the middle of the desert. It shows a local child using a traditional turban and scarf to cover his face in order to protect himself from the frequent sand storms and from the extremely hot weather.

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Three Pillars Ascension
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Today millions of sharks die for fishing and trophy hunting. Most shark photos are portraits. I wanted to shoot one in their natural habitat, to describe their beauty, their predatorial supremacy, strength, and elegance as I hope to show what we at risking of loosing forever if w...

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Shot at the terminal point
by Guangjian Li


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Racing camels
by Abdulaziz Albagshi


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Echelon
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This photo was taken in the Moroccan part of the Sahara desert, in 2014. The image shows a group of Tuareg, dressed with the traditional dark blue turban. After taking this portrait, I developed a creative work on the photo.

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FISHER10
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This picture was taken in Oman, during the sardine fishing season. This period of the year is very short, therefore many faithful workers show up on the shores to work hard for a living, under the burning sun.

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Gaming During Recess
by Yue Zhang


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Transition a
by Lanfeng Chen


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Thingyan water festival
by Hoang Long Ly


In Myanmar, the Thingyan Water Festival is an event in which water is the main character of the cleansing ritual to welcome the new year. In this picture, taken in Mandalay, a little boy splashes with water a motorcyclist passing by.

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Going Home On The Sand Dunes
by Danny Yen Sin Wong


The sand dunes of Mui Ne, in southern Vietnam, nicely depict different shades of light on the ground. These Vietnamese girls, dressed with their traditional outfit, complete the picture with a black and white contrast.

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