With over 94,000 entries, picking a winner of our international CEWE photo contest Our World is Beautiful was a tricky job.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the quality and variety of the images we received, which capture just how beautiful our world really is.

Let’s take a closer look at the victorious photo, as well as the winners of the other main categories.

First Place & Winner of the People Category

Agnieszka Gulczyńska

Agnieszka Gulczyńska took the top prize with this charming photo of her son and their dog. She loves watching her son discover the world, and has captured one of these special moments perfectly in her picture.

 

People winner

Architecture Category

Devid Camerlynck

Devid Camerlynck was winner of the Architecture category with his striking photo of the staircase in The Queen’s House in London. Devid’s dream is to visit Iceland to photograph its unique landscape and light.

 

Architecture winner

Landscape Category

Adam Kov

Adam Kováč’s picture of two cyclists riding beside a spring field won in the Landscape category. He enjoys photographing landscapes, mountains and people, and advises other photographers to “Never stop looking for new ideas and inspiration.”

 

Landscape winner

Nature Category

Murat Ertem

Murat Ertem won in the Nature category with this stunning image taken at the Bad Mergentheim zoo. Murat says that the weather on the day was perfect for photography, as the animals really stood out from the snowy background.

 

Nature winner

Sport Category

Gábor Máté Pusztai

Winner of the Sport category was Gábor Máté Pusztai with his photo taken at the Fight Night 3 gala in Békéscsaba, Hungary. As he explains, often the corner of the ring is the setting for actions that are just as engaging as the fight itself.

 

Sport winner

Transport & Infrastructure Category

Thomas Pederson

Thomas Pedersen took the crown in the Transport & Infrastructure category with his picture of a retro ice cream van in Rhodes, Greece. He positioned his tripod close to the ground to capture every detail, including the cobblestones.

 

Transport and infrastructure winner

To explore more of the fantastic photos from Our World is Beautiful, head over to the competition gallery to view the best entries.

Visit the Competition Gallery