World in Focus: Vote for Your Favorite Photos!

worldinfocuswinner.jpgSubmit your own masterpiece! The 2009 World in Focus Photo Contest is well under way, and we want to know which photos you think are the best. Each week, we’ll feature ten new entries on our website. You can view each of the entries, download them for wallpaper, and even rate your favorites. Click here to vote for your favorite images. Check back each Wednesday for ten new photos.

Think you’re a better photographer? There’s still time to enter the contest. Go to for details about the contest, which ends August 24. Winners will have their images featured in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of the magazine, and could even win a safari in Tanzania!

Photo: Geoff Pingree


  1. Cheryl Hancock
    Decatur, Al.
    February 9, 2013, 6:34 am

    This is a lovely photograph, and one that really takes you back to a time long ago. If the onlookers were not in the scene, one could find a vast amount of possible stories for this couple. Their clothing is somewhat enchanting and the young lady’s expression dreamy while the gentleman’s is attentive, as if hanging on so as to hear what she might say next. No matter what story you come up with, the scene is marvelously depicted and the possibilities endless. In reality though, it reminds me of the tourist attraction in the New England state where the people of the ship “Mayflower” and the early settler’s village where no one is ever out of character and the scene there also takes you back to see exactly how those beautiful characters truly lived. No doubt these onlookers were also star struck by the scene unfolding there before them. A g

  2. Adelgace
    January 19, 2013, 10:53 am

    buenos dias acabo de enterarme de tu blog y la verdad es que me parece estupendo no sabia de mas personas interesadas en estos temas, aqui tienes un nuevo lector que seguira visitandote constantemente.

  3. humza
    December 16, 2009, 1:05 pm

    All the photo are best. I too like these.

  4. Jack
    July 15, 2009, 11:01 am

    I like this photo.

  5. César
    May 31, 2009, 2:47 am

    Una foto increible, realmente la cara de alguno de los asistentes no necesita comentario.
    Muy bueno

  6. Jeannette
    May 29, 2009, 9:17 pm

    Zach, you can find out more about this photo (it won the grand prize for our 2008 contest) by clicking here: Enjoy!

  7. Zach
    May 29, 2009, 5:49 pm

    Love to find out the story behind that photo!