EyeEm Announces the Winners of the World’s Largest Photography Competition

All images used with permission from EyeEm. Lead photo by © Zacherie Rabehi.

Today, EyeEm announces the winners of its annual photography awards. The competition saw entries from more than 38,000 photographers with over 270,000 images being submitted. Contestants competed in five categories including architecture, outdoors, photojournalism, portraiture, and street photography. A special category also crowned the 2016 EyeEM Photographer of the Year, with the photographer chosen winning a paid trip to India to work on a photography project and also a mentorship with Getty Images. The winner would also get featured in the official EyeEm Awards Book.

The winners for the 2016 EyeEm awards are as follows:


The Architect
Ralph Pollack

© Ralph Pollack / EyeEm

© Ralph Pollack / EyeEm


The Great Outdoors

Ji-hyun Park

© Ji-hyun Park / EyeEm

© Ji-hyun Park / EyeEm


The Photojournalist

Pantea Naghavi Anaraki

© Pantea Naghavi Anaraki / EyeEm

© Pantea Naghavi Anaraki / EyeEm


The Portraitist

Can Dagarslani

© Can Dagarslani / EyeEm

© Can Dagarslani / EyeEm


The Street Photographer

Reuven Halevi

© Reuven Halevi / EyeEm

© Reuven Halevi / EyeEm

For more information, updates, and to see more images from the EyeEm Awards, you can visit their website here.