The Siena International Photo Awards has become one of the world’s most prestigious photo contests with entries this year from over 100 countries.
Open to amateur and professional photographers across the globe, it covers a wide variety of categories ranging from Abstract and Conceptual through to Wildlife, Architecture, Travel, Sport, and this year Wine, which has been made a special theme to highlight the regions’ wine sector and sustainability. Entries can be monochrome as well as full colour.
The Awards were originally set up with an emphasis on providing an opportunity for aspiring artists to show their works to an international audience, and also highlighting Siena as one of the most artistically recognized towns in the world.
The selection of entries below are just a representation of a stunning array of pictures from some of the worlds finest photographers on show at the SIPA site – be sure to check them all out!
For more information: Siena International Photography Awards
Winner – Travel. ‘Strawberry Greenhouses’ by Leyla Emektar
Winner – Open Colour. ‘Phan Rang Fishing Net Making’ by Danny Yen Sin Wong
Honorable Mention – Travel. ‘Prayers on the Road’ by Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman
Remarkable Award – Travel. ‘Sahdu and his Motorbike’ by Massimiliano Sticca
3rd Place – Travel. ‘Floating Market’ by Antonius Andre Tjiu
Honorable Mention – Travel. ‘Playing in the Sky’ by James Rushforth
Honorable Mention – Nature. ‘Mangrove’ by Greg Lecoeur
Honorable Mention – People & Portrait. ‘Meet Onno’ by Matjaz Krivic
Honorable Mention – Wildlife. ‘Orangutan in the Rain’ by Andrew Suryono
Honorable Mention – Travel. ‘Net Mending’ by Hoang Long Ly
2nd Classified – Architecture. ‘Women Reflection’ by Ali Al Hajri
1st Classified – Sport. ‘Arctic Urban Skiing’ by Audun Rikardsen
2nd Classified – Wine. ‘La Morra’ by Valentina Galvagno
Honorable Mention – Travel. ‘Jodhpur Family’ by Isa Ebrahim
Remarkable Award – Open Colour. ‘Sprinkle Net’ by Fuyang Zhou
Honorable Mention – Travel. ‘Song in the Tea House’ by Hong Ding
Honorable Mention – People & Portrait. ‘The Mask Lady’ by Dean Saffron