Although the Siena International Photo Awards was only conceived last year, it’s already regarded as a prestigious award. Photographers from over 100 countries around the world have submitted their images for the 2016 awards. Results for this years submission of over 15,000 photos have just been announced. Below you can find a collection of the top award winners from categories like travel, nature, and open colour.
These pictures span countless countries including India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey, Cuba, Myanmar and Bahrain. The winning travel photos are currently on display at the Siena Art Photo Travel Festival; a month-long exhibition called “Beyond the Lens” held in the city of Siena, Italy. The exhibition runs until the end of November.
1st Place: Phan Rang Fishing Net Making, Vietnam
2nd Place: Makkah, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
3rd Place: Central Black, Bahrain
1st Place: Strawberry Greenhouses, Turkey
2nd Place: Boys Trainers, Mali
3rd Place: Floating Market, Malaysia
1st Place: The Power Of Nature, Sicily
2nd Place: Decisive Throw, Kuril Lake, Russia
3rd Place: Galaxy Dolomites, Italy
To see a full list of the winners from the SIPA, including all categories and honorable mentions, click here.
Daniel Swanick has been working as both a freelance and in-house Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer in the Greater Toronto Area for over ten years. He looks at every project from both a creative and strategic point-of-view to deliver engaging, conceptually driven ideas.