Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition

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Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Great Outdoors category, Guiga Pirá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This winning photo was chosen from over 229,000 submissions. Guiga Pira was asked to join the crew of an anti-poaching ship as the drone pilot for a campaign to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world from illegal fisherman. Drones were used to locate, identify, and document illegal fishing activities in a protected area.

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Great Outdoors category, Guiga Pirá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Architect category, Denise Kwong, Sydney, Australia

This winning photo was chosen from over 95,000 submissions. Denise Kwong went to a popular spot in Hong Kong to shoot the markets below, when she looked to the left and saw this block of units.

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Architect category, Denise Kwong, Sydney, Australia

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Photojournalist category, Ramin Mazur, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Photojournalist category, Ramin Mazur, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova This winning photo was chosen from chosen from over 53,000 submissions. These images are from Ramin Mazur’s series, "The Process," documenting a production of "Hamlet" put on in a prison in Moldova. The Republic of Moldova has one of the highest numbers of inmates per capita in Europe, including the highest rate of the long-term convicted. To shed a light on the issues of penitentiary system, art center "Coliseum" directed a play in the most secure prison in Moldova.

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Photojournalist category, Ramin Mazur, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Check Out The Mind-Blowing Winners Of World’s Largest Photo Competition
The Street Photographer category, Julie Hrudova, Amsterdam, Netherlands

This winning photo was chosen from over 136,000 submissions. This photo was taken as part of Julie Hrudova's series, "LEISURE," which is an ongoing series that Hrudova says is "core to what my work is about." It's a play with photography being a trustworthy and truthful medium by creating some confusion about what is actually happening in the image, or why. Hrudova says her subjects are focused on their leisure activities and often isolated.

EyeEm, a global community and business that centres itself around licensed photography and video, recently announced the winners of their fourth photography competition in Berlin. A part of their annual festival, the competition saw more than 590,000 submissions from 88,000 photographers in over 150 countries, helping it become the largest photo competition in the world.

Check out some of the amazing winners above and learn more about EyeEm here.

Antonio Castiglia
Antonio Castiglia

Travel & Music Editor

Always listening to hip-hop, eating good food & exploring. antonio@luxity.com.au

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