Countless professional photographers from across the world entered the Great Art Photography Honors for their chance at winning worldwide esteem.

Several of the categories include travel, cityscapes, views, nature and also art. Winning photos recorded mountain tops, frozen lakes, massive falls, roaming grizzly bears and also scenes of daily life in Greenland.

Evgeny Dubinchuk won very first location in the travel classification for his series on ice skating on Lake Baikal, a rift lake in Russia. With over 20 groups split for professional and amateur degrees of know-how, the competition allowed photographers in a range of capability with the possibility to win the grand reward of $3,000 (specialist) as well as $2,000 (amateur).

In the amateur category, Irish digital photographer, Jason McGroarty, won. His "Task Totem" series records moments of the wild breaching right into city barriers, advising us of the connection in between people and also wild animals.

Take a look at the above slide show for photos of several of this year's winners. The lake is the world's earliest and also deepest freshwater lake, consisting of 20 percent of the world's freshwater reserve.

Ukrainian professional photographer Maxim Dondyuk was revealed as the total winner of the specialist group with his series called "Society of the Confrontation," which records 3 months of the Ukrainian change in 2013.

Discover much more on FAPA's site.

The victors of this year's competition were announced Friday, July 31