Siena International Photo Award is one of the most famous photo contests in the world. he highest international participation ever. Last year, 2016, nearly 50.000 pictures were presented, being the contest with the highest participation. Amateur and professional photographers from 130 countries show their images to the jurors, who gave eleven awards, one for each category. Here you have the winners and their masterpieces:
Photographer of the Year: Greg Lecoeur (France). Sardine Run.
Open Colour Category: Danny Yen Sin Wong (Malaysia). Making fishing nets, Vietnam.
Travel Category: Leyla Emektar (Turkey). Strawberry Greenhouses.
Nature Category: Giuseppe Mario Famiani (Italy). The Power of Nature.
Monochrome Category: Marcin Ryczek (Poland). Krakow, from the Grunwald Bridge.
Wildlife Cathegory: Audun Rikardsen (Norway). Sharing Resources, Tromsø, Norway.
Sports Category: Audun Rikardsen (Norway). Urban skiing in the Arctic.
Storyboard Category: Jacob Ehrbahn (Denmark). Refugee Stream.
Wine Category: Gianluca De Bartolo (Italy). Joy of a Farmer, Romania.
Architecture Category: Mike Hollman (New Zealand). Warp Speed, Tokyo (Japan).
Portrait Category: Jiming Lv (China). Mother and Son.
Under 20 Category: Krishna Vr (Mexico). Ofelia.