The Open competition saw 65,512 entries this year, from across 166 countries. The competition is designed so as to provide committed amateur and enthusiast photographers the opportunity to have their work awarded and exhibited internationally.
1. 'The Mongol'.
3. 'Muddy smile'.
4. 'Yellow Fellow'.
8. 'What are you staring at !?'.
9. 'Beer festival in Munich'.
10. 'Be Cheerful Even in the Darkest of Times'.
11. 'Young men from the Kara Tribe, Omo, Ethiopia'.
12. 'The Calm Before The Storm'.
13. 'Vakil Bath'.
14. 'Ples u tami II'.
Bringing together the very best international contemporary photography, the shortlist offers a unique insight into 2013 through the eyes of some of the world's best emerging and established photography talents.