1st Place, Open Color Category: Fishing Net Making in Phan Rang, Vietnam
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
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
A strawberry picker walks among rows of greenhouses near Nazilli in the Aydin province of Turkey.
Remarkable Award, Open Color Category: Sprinkle Net
1st Place, Nature Category: The Power of Nature
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
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
Market sellers float on a crowded waterway in South Borneo, Indonesia.
Honorable Mention, Open Color Category: Outlines and Shadows
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
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
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
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
People relax in a tea house in China's Sichuan province while listening to a storyteller.
Honorable Mention, Open Monochrome Category: I'm Nothing
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
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
Dawn breaks over the rolling hills of the Tuscany region of central Italy.
Honorable Mention, Travel Category: Ripples in Tea
Tea is harvested at a high-quality ecological plantation in Jinlu village, Zhejiang Province, China.
Remarkable Award, Architecture Category: The Calm of Art
A young boy walks through an array of Moorish arches. Location unknown.
Honorable Mention, Travel Category: Jodhpur Family, Rajasthan
The Bhenwa family pose for a picture outside their home in Jodhpur, India.
Remarkable Award, Open Color Category: Tree of Life
Remarkable Award, Open Monochrome Category
An Asian boy jumps over a rope as part of a game played during school recess. Location unknown.