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April 30, 2015 Accolades No Comments Email Email

‘A Walk in The Alps’ by Les/
“The climbing party setting off from the Aig du Midi in the French Alps. It was a great day viewing the Alps and Mont Blanc from the Aig du Midi.”

‘Jemaa el-Fnaa panorama’ by Darrell Godliman/
“The view from the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square in Marrakech, Morocco. Having got there early it was just a case of waiting for the sun to set.”

‘Feeding the Soil’ by Lucas/
“Cultivating the land to get ready for winter and spring on a beautiful Tuscan vineyard in San Minato, Italy, between Pisa and Firenze. I volunteered on this vineyard for 6 weeks, helping the harvest product, extract, blend and produce wines in 2014. It was an incredible experience, and a great opportunity to document daily life on the vineyard.”

‘Education’ by Stefan Nielsen/
“Scene from a school in a small Indian village outside New Delhi. I visited the village and saw these boys sitting on the ground doing their school work.”

‘Reflections on Danube River’ by Laurentiu Lordache/
“Near Galati, Romania, on the Danube river. The water in front of the trees is actually flooding from the Danube.”

‘Greenland dogs’ by Laurentiu Lordache/
“Sermilik, Greenland. The dogs were on their way to our destination, with icicles hanging from their tongues!”

‘Galloping with eagles’ by Terry Allen/
“Kazakh eagle hunters galloping across the steppes with their eagles held high. I was staying at a ger with some Kazakh herders in Western Mongolia and the local eagle hunters were preparing to participate in the eagle festival. Our host and his friend were showing off for the camera when I caught them galloping towards me with their eagles held high.”

‘Cormorant fisherman’ by Steve Vidler/
“Cormorant fisherman on the Li River near Guilin, China. Until 30 years ago cormorant fishing was a common site on many rivers in China. Today it is more lucrative for the fishermen to pose for tourists.”

‘Girl on the Stairs’ by Matt Szymkow/
“A girl performer takes a break and sits on the stairs of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Thailand.”

‘Novice Monk, Vietnam’ by Andrew Linscott/
“Portrait of a novice monk in Northern Vietnam”

‘Water Games’ by Elena Paraskeva/

‘Inle Lake fishermen’ by Anna Kawambwa/
“We were coming in from a day of exploring the Inle Lake in Burma when we came across these two fishermen fishing at sunset. It was such a perfect moment when the fishing baskets and the sun were in the perfect position for the shot.”

‘The Camel Trader’ by Jeetu Jam/
“A camel trader in Pushkar Fair, India”

‘Kambla – buffalo racing’ by Jan/
“This is kambla, Indian buffalo racing, which is popular in Karnataka State. The photo was taken during a big event in Puttur.”

‘Path to Serenity’ by Eva R. Lima/
“A bamboo forest near Kyoto in Japan. Being there early was key to the photo, because it gets really crowded at later hours in the day. All you heard at this time was the bamboos shaking in the wind. It’s beautiful.”

‘Half Dome from Inspiration Point’ by Chris Greenwood/
“Half Dome from Inspiration Point, Yosemite Valley, United States. After an hour’s hike from the tourist spot of Tunnel View, Inspiration Point was reached. This is the spot where Ansel Adams shot his iconic image of Yosemite Valley. To stand here and watch the light change by the second was amazing, and very cold!”


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