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The Siena International Photo Awards Winners

 The Siena International Photo Awards are one of the most prestigious photography competitions to be held anywhere in the world. In the last edition to take place, there were submissions from over 100 countries. Here are all the stunning winning entries, runners-up and honorable mentions for your viewing pleasure:
 
 
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1st Place, Open Color Category: Fishing Net Making in Phan Rang, Vietnam
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In a small village in southern Vietnam, a woman wearing a typical cone hat is hard at work making a traditional fishing net. Vietnamese fishermen's wives usually make these while their husbands are out at sea.
Honorable Mention, People and Portrait Category: Smile
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A young Lama is captured smiling during a Dharma assembly in heavy snow at the Labrang Lamasery monastery in Tibet.
1st Place, Travel Category: Strawberry Greenhouses
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A strawberry picker walks among rows of greenhouses near Nazilli in the Aydin province of Turkey. 
Remarkable Award, Open Color Category: Sprinkle Net
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1st Place, Nature Category: The Power of Nature
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Sicily's Mount Etna spews magma, ash and gas several miles into the air during an eruption in December 2015.
Honorable Mention, Nature Category: Mangrove
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Mangroves are some of the world's most unique and important ecosystems. As in any ecosystem on the planet, there's always a single creature that's at the top of the food chain. This American crocodile was photographed in Cuba.
3rd Place, Travel Category: Floating Market, Indonesia
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Market sellers float on a crowded waterway in South Borneo, Indonesia.
Honorable Mention, Open Color Category: Outlines and Shadows
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Girls make their way down a slope on the Mui Ne sand dunes carrying weighing scales and wearing typical cone hats in South Vietnam.
2nd Place, Architecture Category: Reflection
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Two women's reflections appear on the water at the center of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
3rd Place, Open Color Category: Central Black
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A young Bahraini boy stands out in a sea of black burqas worn by women attending the funeral for Isa Radhi, a Bahraini protester who was killed in Sitra village on March 22nd, 2011. 
 
Honorable Mention, Open Color Category: The Way Back 
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A man rows through the Al-Chibayish Marshes in southern Iraq. The marshes are fed by the Euphrates river.
Honorable Mention, Travel Category: The Storyteller
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People relax in a tea house in China's Sichuan province while listening to a storyteller.
Honorable Mention, Open Monochrome Category: I'm Nothing
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The photographer managed to capture a very special moment when a shaft of light illuminated the heart of the Buddha statue in one of the temples in Bagan, Myanmar. A monk happened to be cleaning the statue at the same time. 
Honorable Mention, Architecture Category: Living Place
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Snow cover Lamas' and nuns' houses on a hillside at the Seda Tibetan Buddhist Institute in Sichuan, China.
Remarkable Color Award, Open Color Category: Golden Sunrise
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Dawn breaks over the rolling hills of the Tuscany region of central Italy.
Honorable Mention, Travel Category: Ripples in Tea
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Tea is harvested at a high-quality ecological plantation in Jinlu village, Zhejiang Province, China.
Remarkable Award, Architecture Category: The Calm of Art
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A young boy walks through an array of Moorish arches. Location unknown. 
Honorable Mention, Travel Category: Jodhpur Family, Rajasthan
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The Bhenwa family pose for a picture outside their home in Jodhpur, India.
Remarkable Award, Open Color Category: Tree of Life
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Remarkable Award, Open Monochrome Category
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An Asian boy jumps over a rope as part of a game played during school recess. Location unknown.
 
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