Photos from the 2016 From Siena International Photo Awards Consort News November 16, 2016 Beauty, Featured News, Photography Photos from the 2016 From Siena International Photo Awards The pictures span countless countries including India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey, Cuba, Myanmar and Bahrain. Leyla Emektar won first place for the travel category for her beautiful image of a strawberry-picker walking between colorful greenhouses in Turkey, while first place for the Open Color category went to Danny Yen Sin Wong for his shot of a Vietnamese woman making a traditional fishing net. The winning photographs 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 from October 29 to November 30. More info: Siena International Photo Awards | Siena Art Photo Travel STRAWBERRY GREENHOUSES Author: Leyla Emektar (TR) Location: Nazilli – Aydin – Turkey Description: To take this shot, I had to climb a relief which allowed me to include interesting, colored greenhouses located near Nazilli. To make the picture more interesting, I waited for the moment when a Turkish peasant who was working with the strawberries entered the frame. SMILE Author: Jianjun Huang (CN) Location: Labrang Lamasery, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Gannan, Gansu Province, China Description: During a Dharma assembly in the monastery of Labrang Lamasery, due to the heavy snow, all the monks’ robes were covered with a thick layer of snow. When a young Lama was looking back with a smile, the photographer captured his smiling face. THE MASK LADY Author: Dean Saffron (AU) Location: Venice Description: Venetian-born mask creator, Marilisa Dal Cason, is a woman with great passion who creates each of her masks’ identity from her own soul. According to Marilisa, every mask has its own personality. SPRINKLE NET Author: Fuyang Zhou (CN) RED ZONE Author: Herman Morrison (ID) Location: China Description: This photo was taken in Lijiang – China, during Impression Lijiang, a magnificent outdoor singing and dancing performance demonstrating the traditions and lifestyle of the local ethnic group. SENSAZIONI, ETNA IN ERUZIONE Author: Giuseppe Mario Famiani (IT) Location: Cesarò (ME) Description: This image shows the magnificence of erupting magma, ash and gas, during the first days of December 2015, which rose to a height of several kilometers above the summit of Mount Etna. GALAXY DOLOMITES Author: Ivan Pedretti (IT) Location: Tre cime di Lavaredo, Italy Description: Panoramic view with the moonset at The Three Peaks of Lavaredo (Italy), also called Drei Zinnen, on a night in July at 2450m, during a photographic weekend with some landscaper friends. MANGROVE Author: Greg Lecoeur (FR) Location: Cuba Description: The mangroves are a unique and very important ecosystem on Earth. As in all the ecosystems, you can find an apex predator at the top of the food chain to regulate the good health of the ocean. In Cuba, I explored the mangrove and was able to photograph the American crocodile. BRUCO PAVONE Author: Roberto Aldrovandi (IT) FLOATING MARKET Author: Antonius Andre Tjiu (ID) Location: South Borneo Description: A floating market is a market where goods are displayed and sold from boats. Floating markets are developed in places where water transportation plays an important role in everyday life. NET MENDING Author: Hoang Long Ly (VN) Location: Bac Lieu – Vietnam Description: Some Vietnamese women are engaged in carrying out their daily work of mending fishing nets in a fishing village near Bac Lieu, a coastal district located in southern Vietnam, in the Mekong Delta region. THE MAKE UP Author: Sanghamitra Sarkar (IN) Location: India Description: This little boy was being painted like Lord Krishna as preparation for acting in a village drama, while little Radha was looking on with intense curiosity. OUTLINES AND SHADOWS Author: Danny Yen Sin Wong (MY) Location: Vietnam Description: On the sand dunes of Mui Ne, situated close to its homonym city in South Vietnam, three girls are walking along the slope wearing their typical cone hats and carrying their scales, creating beautiful lines and shade effects on the sand. WOMEN REFLECTION Author: Ali Al Hajri (AE) Location: AD Description: Two women walking reflect their images on the water and give birth to the exaltation of the geometry and architecture of Sheikh Zayed’s Grand Mosque. WARP SPEED Author: Mike Hollman (NZ) Location: Tokyo, Japan Description: I took this shot while traveling to Tokyo on the Yurikamome Line which takes its name from the common black-headed gull which populates the bay of said Japanese capital. LE VELE DI SAINT TROPEZ Author: Francesca Torracchi (IT) for more great photos we urge you too check out: http://www.sipacontest.com Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.