Now in its fourth year, the EyeEm Festival & Awards brings together the people shaping the future of photography, technology, and visual communication to discuss what's next. The Festival features insightful talks, workshops, portfolio reviews and more from leaders in the visual space.
The two-day celebration also showcases the EyeEm Awards exhibition, a collection from EyeEm's annual photography awards competition featuring the best in street, architecture, photojournalism, portraiture, and travel photography from the EyeEm community.
For 2017 EyeEm Awards in five categories, they received more than 590,000 submissions from over 88,000 photographers. Their jury's picked 100 finalists, and the winners will be announced at the EyeEm Festival on September 16th.
Here is a glance at 27 of the 100 chosen photographs to just make your make more dramatic.
A little girl staring out from a glass window by Lennin Ruiz.
Serendipity by BY Guiga Pira.
City view by Jeremy Cheung.
16-year-old AJ mourns at the crime scene where his neighbor Antonio Perez has been shot by unidentified assailants on January 3, 2017, outside their shanty in Pasay City, Manila, another neighbor to sleep somewhere else. By Kimberly Dela Cruz.
Colors by Masaki Sato.
The road to somewhere by Michaek Schauer.
Birdies by Pau Buscato.
This surreal picture taken by Scott Firestone.
Lady in white by Xiao Han.
A child swinging by Simon.
A floating lady by 肖益成 (name, as was provided on the official site).
Daddy and daughter by Andre Dogbey.
Aerial beauty by Justin Edward Okoye.
Tall trees by Marc Leppin.
The view by Fong Han Wei.
Under the stars! by Anthony Castro.
This architectural master piece clicked by Niko S.
Free. Wild. Peace. By Zane Jekabsone.
Freckled beauty by Uta Lauterbach.
Candyfloss by Gilberto Gennero.
Boy with blue glasses by Valerio Gualandi.
Into the water by Michael Farber.
A fire in Mandaluyong City, Philippines. The fire triggered the highest alarm level and affected hundreds of families by John Jerome E. Ganzon.
The final moments of a Hindu wedding in Etawah, India. Traditionally, the bride leaves her parents' house to live with her husband's family, by Mayank Gautam.
This stunning piece by Rosleay Majid.
A man who wrapped the flag of USA around his face, as if hugging it by Kanrapee Chokpaiboon.
White boys playing in the street by Alp Peker.