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SIPA 2017, The World’s Most Prestigious Photo Contest Has Just Announced Its Winners and The Photographs Are Mind-Blowing

By Andrew Alpin, 11 December 2017

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25Fascinating faces and Characters-Honorable mention-Heavy Load - Chunshui Yu (CN)

Taken in Butou Sichuan where small children are usually made to carry such loads to feed livestock.

Fascinating faces and Characters-Honorable mention-Heavy Load - Chunshui Yu

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26Under 20-3rd place-Blood and Pain-Nermesh Singh Gurdib Singh (MY)

This is what the author an under 20 teenager wrote for his submission “Can you tell me? How shall I educate myself when war is going on every single day?

Under 20-3rd place-Blood and Pain-Nermesh Singh Gurdib Singh

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27Fragile Ice-Honorable mention –Spring time-Marina Malikova

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This is a shot taken at Baikal Lake in Russia which freezes gradually. This part of the Olkhon Caves where stalactites regular appears after snow storms.

Fragile Ice-Honorable

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28Journeys and Adventures-Honorable mention-A dream come true-Nadia Aly (US)

This is one incredible photograph with the first swim along with an ever obliging and interactive humpback whale. This is an adventure of a lifetime where the subject is dancing with whales.

Journeys & Adventures-Honorable mention-A dream come true-Nadia Aly

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29Author of the year-Amy Vitale-Pandas in the Wild

US photographer on contract with National Geographic, Amy Vitale won the award of an author of the year award her series of photographs I the storytelling category depicting the conservation effects of the Hetaoping Wolong Panda center in China.

Author of the year-Amy Vitale-Pandas in the Wild

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30SIPA Photographer of the year-Sandhill Cranes-Randy Olsen (US)

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The overall contest winner of the Siena Photography awards was renowned National Geographic photographer Randy Olsen for his fantastic shot of lightning strikes captures at Ogallala Aquifer near Wood River Nebraska. What is spectacular is the flock of cranes flying against the lightening backdrop.

SIPA Photographer of the year-Sandhill Cranes-Randy Olsen

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