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2018 Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award

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2018 Epson Pano Awards

NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES: 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

Chromatic Photography Awards 2018

Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition (Overseas Division)

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  • Goodbye, World!

    Silhouettes of ants are seen on a flower during sunset in Van, Turkey, on July 17, 2018. Photo by Ozkan Bilgin / Anadolu Agency / Getty

  • Pink and Red

    Flamingos stride in Lake Tuz during sunset after their incubation period in Aksaray, Turkey, on July 12, 2018. Photo by Murat Oner Tas / Anadolu Agency / Getty

  • LEt's Cool Down

    An aerial view of people at Konyaalti Beach in Antalya, Turkey, on a sunny day with temperature reaching about 107 F (42 C) on July 4, 2018. Photo by Orhan Cicek / Anadolu Agency / Getty

  • Ride Red

    A man rides a horse among wildflowers in a field near Ercis Road, in Van, Turkey at beginning of June 2018. Photo by Ali Ihsan Ozturk / Anadolu Agency / Getty

  • Discovering Istanbul

    Merlin Kafka is a freelance photographer and world-traveler originating from Germany and based in the UK. He ventures across the world to capture moments that are as spellbinding as they are beautiful. This world-explored crafts his photographs to feel like they occupy a moment in a distant dream. The desaturated colors, especially, have this effect, and their appearance is reminiscent of vintage photographs from long ago-certainly not of this century. More information at

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