Journeys & Adventures

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1st classified

Benediction
by Amirmahdi Najafloo Shahpar


Muslim women praying in Hamedan, Iran for Eid al-Fitr. The last day of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims all over the word with special prayers and gatherings.

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2nd classified

Blooming
by Thien Nguyen


A fishing net moving underneath the water's surface. Many local fishing families along the coastline of the province of Phú Yên follow the near-shore currents to catch the anchovy during peak season. Only a small proportion of the entire catch is sold fresh, with most of it being...

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3rd classified

Diver and Jacks at Cabo Pulmo
by Christian Vizl


I heard stories about the thousands of jacks swimming together at Cabo Pulmo, Baja California. But nothing could have prepared me for actually entering the water and finding myself in front of this spectacular sight. I usually don't include divers in my photos, but on this occasi...

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Honorable mention

Waterlilies Harvesting Season
by Trung Pham Huy


A group of farmers washing and packing waterlilies before sending them off to the market in an early morning in the Me Kong delta. Waterlilies are widely used for decoration and sometimes in traditional local food.

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Honorable mention

The Young Dreamers
by Sujan Sarkar


Life has three stages: childhood, youth, old age. Among the three, childhood is the most beautiful part of our life and it should not be confined only within the boundary of education, but it must be enjoyed to the fullest to make life truly beautiful.

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Honorable mention

Winter Life
by Orhan Tanhan


Daily life of people feeding the animals in the harsh winter months in eastern Turkey. Here some villagers who feed their animals at temperatures below zero are finally going back home at the end of their work day.

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Struggle for Existence
by Partha Pratim Saha


An old and rare tailoring shop where the old tailor is working for the livelihood of his family while his son is studying for a better future amid the surrounding chaotic situation. This image clearly shows the difficult condition related to the struggle for existence.

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Honorable mention

A Selfie on Eid al-Fitr
by Paula Bronstein


Veiled Thai muslim women take a selfie on the Talo Kapo beach wearing their best dresses on Eid al-Fitr in Pattani. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy month and literally means the “festival of breaking the fast.”

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Honorable mention

Nipa Palm Forest
by Khanh Phan


The nipa palm forest of Quang Ngai constitutes a rich ecosystem that serves as a green lung for the eastern part of the city of Quang Ngai and a fishing reserve for the local population.

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Honorable mention

Life is Live
by Majid Hojati


After a long period of drought, the water has returned to the Zayandeh Rood River in central Iran and people are sitting by the historic Khaju Bridge, enjoying the water and having fun.

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Remarkable Artwork

Cave Fishing
by Natnattcha Chaturapitamorn


A father and his son are trying to catch fish inside a cave in South Vietnam during the monsoon season.

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Remarkable Artwork

Environment of daily life
by Abir Choudhury


Daily life in Calcutta, on a winter morning, where the smoke creates a special atmosphere that frames a woman busy in her daily chores.

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Remarkable Artwork

Bishwa Ijtema, The Unity of Muslim Community
by Kaan Yuan Chiam


Bishwa Ijtema is one of the largest congregations which every year gathers 5 millions devotees from the Muslim community, on the banks of the River Turag, Dhaka. It is considered a demonstration of Muslim solidarity, unity, and respect and an occasion to reiterate personal commit...

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SUB ZERO
by Tobias Friedrich


Free diver and former world record holder Anna von Boetticher in East Greenland, with water temperature of -2°, ready to swim around icebergs under the ice in a frozen fjord.

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Prostration
by Youssef Bajjash


Sujūd is an Arabic word meaning prostration to Allah in the direction of the Kaaba at Mecca which is usually done during the daily prayers. A Muslim is to praise and glorify Allah and the position for the prayer involves having the forehead, nose, both hands, knees and all toes t...

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Season of anchovy fishery
by Thien Nguyen


From May to July is the peak season of anchovy fishery in the central provinces of Vietnam and many local fisherman families along the coastline of Phú Yên province follow the near-shore currents to catch the anchovy. Their fishing nets floating on the sea surface and illuminated...

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traditions and taboo
by Dashawatar Bade


This image shows the tradition of the Indian Dhangar community of throwing babies from the hands of priests, in order to grant the newborns longevity and health.

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Return
by Yunhua Yu


At sunset, in an enchanting and peaceful atmosphere, a group of camels walking among the desert dunes.

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Unexpected guest on the train
by Xiangang Chen


The green train, commonly known as the "poverty alleviation train", has greatly helped the local Yi ethnic people to trade agricultural products and thus help minority areas to get rid of poverty, in the extremely poor region of Liangshan in southwest China.

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In the storm
by Stefano Cestari


Nenets people during a snow storm in the harsh siberian winter. In this part of the world, during winter time, temperatures can go as low as -50° and wind blows over 100km/h making these reindeer herders' life very difficult.

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