Бесплатное приложение AGORA помогает общаться и сотрудничать фотографам по всему миру. Еженедельно в конкурсе принимают участие более 3,5 миллиона пользователей и делятся своей любовью к созданию невероятных фотографий.

«Песни свободы» — удивительное фото мальчиков, наслаждающихся музыкой, получило главный приз конкурса и звание «Лучшая фотография года».

'Songs Of Freedom', Best Photo of the Year winner. Photo: Michael Aboya @eighthman (Ghana) - Agora Awards
‘Songs Of Freedom’, Best Photo of the Year winner. Photo: Michael Aboya @eighthman (Ghana) — Agora Awards

Автором снимка является Майкл Абоян — 24-летний ганский фотограф-самоучка. Он получил 25 тыс. долларов на официальной церемонии награждения Agora Awards 2019 в Барселоне.

За девять месяцев конкурса пришло более 130 тыс. заявок от фотографов со всего мира. А фотографию-победителя выбирали среди 50 финалистов.

Особенностью #AGORAawards2019 является то, что за главный приз соревнуются любители и профессионалы. Но лучшей фотографией становится та, которая получила наибольшее количество голосов, без каких-либо категорий.

Согласно правилам приложении, все пользователи могут проголосовать за свою любимую фотографию.

"Nature always wins:" Shipwreck graves in Brittany, France. Some boats have been there for more than ... [+] Photo: Charlie Berthaume, @charliieb, Monaco - Agora
«Nature always wins:» Shipwreck graves in Brittany, France. Some boats have been there for more than … [+] Photo: Charlie Berthaume, @charliieb, Monaco — Agora
''Preparing for 1000 Takjil Iftar Ramadan Kareem:" Three volunteers serve 1,000 plates of chicken ... [+] Photo: Dharma Kurniawan, @dharmaku, Indonesia - Agora
»Preparing for 1000 Takjil Iftar Ramadan Kareem:» Three volunteers serve 1,000 plates of chicken … [+] Photo: Dharma Kurniawan, @dharmaku, Indonesia — Agora
"Farming:" Shot of the rice fields in northern Vietnam, where workers plant the rice seedlings for ... [+] Photo: Diep Van @diepvan, Vietnam - /Agora
«Farming:» Shot of the rice fields in northern Vietnam, where workers plant the rice seedlings for … [+] Photo: Diep Van @diepvan, Vietnam — /Agora
"Six feet under:" On a foggy morning in Ukraine, the photographer spotted a man digging a grave with ... [+] David Carbonell @davidedziegler, Spain - Agora
«Six feet under:» On a foggy morning in Ukraine, the photographer spotted a man digging a grave with … [+] David Carbonell @davidedziegler, Spain — Agora

"Reitdiephaven:" Long exposure sunset shot in the Dutch city of Groningen. Photo: Anskar Lenzen @anskar, Germany - Agora
«Reitdiephaven:» Long exposure sunset shot in the Dutch city of Groningen. Photo: Anskar Lenzen @anskar, Germany — Agora
"Snow Horseman:" A winter shot from Mongolia. Photo: Zay Yar Lin @zayyarlin, Myanmar - Agora
«Snow Horseman:» A winter shot from Mongolia. Photo: Zay Yar Lin @zayyarlin, Myanmar — Agora
"Throwing Nets:" Fisherman in action at Situ Patenggang Lake in Indonesia. Photo: Glenn Valentino @g13nnn, Indonesia - Agora"Throwing Nets:" Fisherman in action at Situ Patenggang Lake in Indonesia. Photo: Glenn Valentino @g13nnn, Indonesia - Agora
«Throwing Nets:» Fisherman in action at Situ Patenggang Lake in Indonesia. Photo: Glenn Valentino @g13nnn, Indonesia — Agora
"Rainy day:" Red-Eyed Tree Frog in West Java Photo: Hendy MP @hendymp, Indonesia - Agora
«Rainy day:» Red-Eyed Tree Frog in West Java Photo: Hendy MP @hendymp, Indonesia — Agora

"Veins of earth:" The Amazon-like shot was taken in East Sussex, England, where the Cuckmere River ... [+] Photo: Hugo Healy @hugohealy, UK - Agora
«Veins of earth:» The Amazon-like shot was taken in East Sussex, England, where the Cuckmere River … [+] Photo: Hugo Healy @hugohealy, UK — Agora
"Eid prayer:" The Eid prayer is celebrated on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, after ... [+] Photo: Azim Ronnie @azimronnie, Bangladesh - Agora
«Eid prayer:» The Eid prayer is celebrated on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, after … [+] Photo: Azim Ronnie @azimronnie, Bangladesh — Agora
"The lights of life:" Early morning shot of the Cirahong Bridge, on the border of Tasikmalaya ... [+] Photo: Dikye Ariani @dikyedarling, Indonesia - Agora
«The lights of life:» Early morning shot of the Cirahong Bridge, on the border of Tasikmalaya … [+] Photo: Dikye Ariani @dikyedarling, Indonesia — Agora
"Alone in the desert:" The shot was taken from a high dune in Morocco, where Nomads are moving ... [+] Photo: Carles Alonso @carlesalonsophotography, Spain - AGora
«Alone in the desert:» The shot was taken from a high dune in Morocco, where Nomads are moving … [+] Photo: Carles Alonso @carlesalonsophotography, Spain — AGora

"La mujer que espera:" Pictured in a salami shop in Rome, Piazza de la Rotonda. Photo: Paula Aranoa @paulaaranoa, Argentina - Agora
«La mujer que espera:» Pictured in a salami shop in Rome, Piazza de la Rotonda. Photo: Paula Aranoa @paulaaranoa, Argentina — Agora
"Diamond Ring Total Solar Eclipse:" Snapshot of the 2017 total solar eclipse as seen from Nebraska. Photo: Edward Panjaitan @edoindo, USA - Agora
«Diamond Ring Total Solar Eclipse:» Snapshot of the 2017 total solar eclipse as seen from Nebraska. Photo: Edward Panjaitan @edoindo, USA — Agora