Photo by Paul Souders, Grand Prize and Nature Winner
Professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts from over 150 countries submitted more than 7,000 entries. Photographs were entered in three categories: people, places and nature. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts comprising National Geographic magazine Senior Photo Editor Susan Welchman; and documentary photographers Stephanie Sinclair and Ed Kashi.
Photo by Réka Zsimon, Honorable Mention – Nature Category
Photo by Adam Tan, Winner – Places Category
Photo by Cecile Smetana Baudier, Winner – People Category
via The Big Picture