31 Beautiful Photos Of Cities That Never Sleep

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year are searching for the best city snapper of 2014. From Mecca to Marrakech, we look at the competition’s top night-time photography.

1. Delhi: ‘Dark Corridor’, 9pm, by Jean-Marc Gargantiel.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Jean-Marc Gargantiel

2. Tehran: ‘Lantern Seller’, 9pm, by Borna Mirahmadian.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Borna Mirahmadian

3. Lille: ‘Fog in the City’, 9pm, by Francois Dorey.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Francois Dorey

4. Shanghai: ‘On Top of the Stars’, 10pm, by Paul Reiffer.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Paul Reiffer

5. New York: ‘Waiting for the Train’, 10pm, by Tom Pepper.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Tom Pepper

6. Marrakech: ‘Burning Jemaa el Fina’, 10pm, by Antoine Seignez.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Antoine Seignez

7. Hong Kong: ‘Sketch Artist’, 10pm, by Antonio Rojas Jr.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Antonio Rojas Jr

8. New York: ‘Times Square’, 11pm, by Tom Pepper.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Tom Pepper

9. London: ‘The Winding Commute’, 11pm, by Simon Dawson.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Simon Dawson

10. Bydgoszcz: ‘The Stoker’, 11pm, by Pawel Demus.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Pawel Demus

11. Valencia: ‘Churros Seller, Fallas’, 11pm, by Ian Monk.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Ian Monk

12. Zagreb: ‘A Band in a Club’, 12am, by Sasa Huzjak.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Sasa Huzjak

13. Paris: ‘The Louvre’, 12am, by Philip Newell.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Philip Newell

14. Toronto: ‘Midnight Munchies’, 12am, by Josh Bergeron.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Josh Bergeron

15. Kowloon: ‘The Construction Beast’, 12am, by Tim Martin.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Tim Martin

16. Kyoto: ‘When The Night Is Still’, 1am, by Massimo Ferrero.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Massimo Ferrero

17. Rome: ‘Colosseum’, 1am, by Sergio Martinez Gonzalez.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Sergio Martinez Gonzalez

18. Kolkata: ‘Ganga Arati’, 1am, by Partha Pratim Saha.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Partha Pratim Saha

19. New York: ‘Crossings’, 2am, by Nathaniel Gonzalez.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Nathaniel Gonzalez

20. Mecca : ‘Kaaba’, 2am, by Ala Hamdan.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Ala Hamdan

21. ‘Melbourne’, 2am, by Miguel De Freitas.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Miguel De Freitas

22. Macau: ‘Taxis’, 2am, by Mario Pereda Berga.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Mario Pereda Berga

23. Dusseldorf: ‘Flow’, 3am, by Marius Vieth.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Marius Vieth

24. ‘Shanghai Highway’, 3am, by Florian Delalee.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Florian Delalee

25. ‘Southampton Docks’, 3am, by Simon Coates.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Simon Coates

26. Phnom Penh: ‘Morning Chants’, 4am, by Aliah Jan.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Aliah Jan

27. London: ‘Regency Curves’, 4am, by Lucas More.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Lucas More

28. Lisbon: ‘Yellow Trams’, 4am, by Joao Coutinho.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Joao Coutinho

29. Elazig: ‘Smoke Work’, 5am, by Mustafa Canbay.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Mustafa Canbay

30. Madrid: ‘Royal Palace’, 5am, by Sergio Martinez Gonzalez.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Sergio Martinez Gonzalez

31. Chittagong: ‘Dawn Time Workers’, 5am, by Faisal Azim.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year/Faisal Azim

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Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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