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2016 Entry Images

Citizens in a small Transylvanian town gather to pay their respects to those killed when the Colectiv nightclub in Bucharest burned down in October 2015 (Hugh Williamson, 2016)

Dividing up the chapati to distribute to neighbours for Kurban Bayram (Eid al-Adha) (Cara Kerven, 2016)

“Cutting” the pig before Christmas (Hugh Williamson, 2016)

“Making A Living” (Nurul Huda Mohd Razif, 2016)

“With their feet on the ground and their heads in the air, human beings appear to be constitutionally split between the material and the mental." (Natalie Morningstar, 2016)

“… far from facing each other on either side of an impenetrable division between the real and the immaterial, earth and sky are inextricably linked within one indivisible field.” (Natalie Morningstar, 2016)

“Sensed as the generative current of a world-in-formation, weather engulfs landscape, as the sight of things is overwhelmed by the experience of light.” (Natalie Morningstar, 2016)

Novice nuns in class in Chiayi, Taiwan (Nancy Chu, 2016)

Novice nun laughing after morning duties in the monastery, Chiayi, Taiwan (Nancy Chu, 2016)

Novice nun making an incense offering before the main hall in the monastery in Chiayi, Taiwan (Nancy Chu, 2016)

The newest bride in the family is usually responsible for baking bread. In a household of 10 adults, a tamdyr of bread (10 loaves) must be baked every 3 or 4 days (Cara Kerven, 2016)

Entertaining the youngest grandson while her granddaughter helps spool synthetic yarn for alaja - colorful braids sold to city folks to adorn cars in the bridal party (Cara Kerven, 2016)

The inauguration of a new craft centre (Hugh Williamson, 2016)

Salon des Refusés: the sale of weavings which were not selected for the Asmat Cultural Festival art auction (Tom Powell Davies, 2016)

Pupis shows his axe collection (Tom Powell Davies, 2016)

After years of litigation, L.A. agreed to redirect some water back to this dry lakebed to mitigate the massive dust storms it had caused (Michael Vine, 2016)

Pilgrims congregate at the former Manzanar concentration camp (Michael Vine, 2016)

DPRK (Ed Pulford, 2016)

Gori opens his Lukal (saddlebag) from which he tips Tibetan salt into his lap (Anthony Howarth, 2016)

Tourists: Mbes and Serambi, from the village of Er, ask to have their photo taken dressed up as ‘people from Jakapis’ while visiting that village, having found items of self-decoration stored in the local Church (Tom Powell Davies, 2016)

“Whatever Floats Your Boat” (Nurul Huda Mohd Razif, 2016)

The King of the Hammers, an annual all-terrain vehicle competition (Michael Vine, 2016)

Russia (Ed Pulford, 2016)

China (Ed Pulford, 2016)

Dhanni grinds Kartuki with her feet, a technique which removes the soil and other debris from the medicinal herb (Anthony Howarth, 2016)

Stealing spice from the fataya chef (Anna Wood, 2016)

Hijabs in every colour (Anna Wood, 2016)

Friday best (Anna Wood, 2016)

“Match Made in Thailand” (Nurul Huda Mohd Razif, 2016)

Kalsang, now suffering from the paralysis of the left side of his body, reflects on over ninety years as a Himalayan nomad (Anthony Howarth, 2016)