‘Washing water lilies ‘, Chau Doc An Giang, Vietnam. Winner, World ‘s Best Photos of # Work2020 .
@ptkhanhhvnh, Vietnam – Agora
The photograph above, entitled ‘Washing water lilies ‘ is the winner of the “ World ’ second Best Photos of Work ’ contest after collecting the most votes from the global users of the photography app Agora .
The win photograph, which takes the # Work2020 ‘Hero ‘ championship and $ 1,000 cash for the photographer, was chosen along with another 50 finalists from over 9,767 images submitted by amateur and professional photographers from around the world .
The women were washing water lilies, a flower that grows in many lakes in the westerly rivers of Vietnam. They use boats to go everywhere to pick the flowers, then wash and sell them at the local market. This has been a traditional problem performed by generations of women living in western Vietnam. The edible bloom is a airiness for locals and tourists .
All 50 winning photos can be seen here
‘Gold of farmer ‘, Turkey. Worker shoveling grain. finalist .
Photo: @fdilekuyar, Turkey – Agora
quechuan Weaver ‘ dying wool in Peru. Finalist .
PHOTO: @MIKENZIE, USA – AGORA –
‘Cleaning for life ‘, Saigon, Vietnam. FInalist .
Photo: @nguyenvuphuoc, Vietnam – Agora
The worker in the photograph above was cleaning the streets of Saigon before the New Year ’ mho festivities. “ She was surprise to see me taking so many pictures of her, ” explains the photographer, “ because she considered that there were courteous things to shoot. ”
The # Work2020 contest was launched on January 17 by the mobile app, where users can vote for the World ‘s Best Photos, in which photographers can participate in different external photograph contests for a probability to win recognition and cash prizes ranging from $ 1,000 to $ 25,000 .
‘Working in the heights ‘, WIndow cleaners in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. FInalist .
Photo: @phamhuytrung, Vietnam, Agora
‘Colorful Cotton ‘, colorful threads made from lotus stems Inle Lake, Myamar. Finalist .
Photo: @zayyarlin, Myanmar – Agora
‘Bobbin lace ‘ craftswoman working meticulously in Portugal. Finalist .
Photo: @olgacristal, Portugal – Agora
‘The audio of Bamboo brooms ‘, A city proletarian sweeping the street in Ho Chi Minh city in early on good morning … [ + ] before the bustling city awakens.
Photo: @tuan1368, Vietnam – Agora
The top 50 finalists of the # Work2020 competition case photograph of workers from around the world .
“ In this competition, photographers have shared their own definition of the universal concept of work through some impactful images, ” said Agora ‘s CEO & co-founder Octavi Royo. “ It ‘s fascinating to discover how people work around the world and spot the differences between cultures, context and countries. ”
Agora, @ Agoraimages is a free-to-use photography app that, according to its web site, creates a residential district of more than 3.5 million users from 193 countries .
‘Mandalay Morning Market ‘ in Myamar. Finalist .
@myominkyaw, Myanmar – Agora
‘Older womanhood cutting a sewing thread ‘ in Nerva, Spain. Finalist .
Photo: @jrrriverorbb, Spain -Agora –
‘Girl ‘, a youthful womanhood painting umbrellas in Mandalay, Myanmar. Finalist .
Photo: @chanthar, Myanmar – Agora
‘Horses at work ‘, daily biography and solve in Vienna, Austria. Finalist .
Photo: @seplb, Austria – Agora
‘Traditional daily cultivate ‘, a weaver in Myanmar wearing traditional jewelry. finalist .
Photo: @ko_zaw, Singapore – Agora –
‘Farmer ‘, collecting plants in Tangerang, Indonesia. Finalist .
Photo: @georock888, Indonesia – Agora
‘Tattoo session ‘ in Porto Vecchio, Corsica, France .
Photo: @loeilduvoyageur, France – Agora
‘Incense Stickmaking ‘ in Quang Phu Cau, Vietnam. Finalist .
Photo: @harryhartanto, Indonesia – Agora –
At first glance, some people may find the photograph above simply as a beautiful fit : red infuriate sticks and a local wearing her traditional overdress, working among them. “ With this photograph, I want to highlight the hard knead that locals have been doing, ” explains the photographer, “ working under the blaze sunday, wearing masks to protect them from the woodwind dust. ”
‘Farmers grow flowers and prepare to sell them in the commercialize ‘ in Sa Dec, Dong Thap, Vietnam. … [ + ] Finalist .
Photo: @anhtrungqng, Vietnam – Agora
Sa Dec is one of the largest bloom villages in the southwest region of Vietnam. To avoid flowers being damaged by floodwaters, the locals have found new ways to cultivate them on the water .