Skip Navigation

17 Captivating Photos of People Around the World

Community Highlights Photography 17 Captivating Photos of People Around the World

The Best of 2012 Photo Competition received more than 1100 entries, from which 160 finalists were voted on by five expert judges and the Travellerspoint community to come up with our two winners. With so many deserving finalists though, we are showcasing their talents in a series of photo posts.
Enjoy this collection of the best people photography of 2012 as voted by the community.

large_happyness.jpg
Happy, India. Photo by jaytukun.

large__DSC762s4.jpg
Waka waka, Zambia. Photo by Chirosima.

large_20120430-IMG_5480.jpg
Cebula, Philippines. Photo by guanyehon.

large_smile.jpg
Smile, India. Photo by jaytukun.

large_FreedomGardens_002.jpg
Malawian Smile, Malawi. Photo by mzanecchia.

large_20121003_G.._NE_Vietnam.jpg
School girls crowd round us on the road, Vietnam. Photo by jparsons.

large__DSC755s7.jpg
Contrasts on the back seat, China. Photo by Chirosima.

large_smoke_1s.jpg
From the darkness, Lithuania. Photo by Chirosima.

large_Coaxing_Ma.._the_Window.jpg
Coaxing Mamma Through the Window, India. Photo by DebdattaC.

large_DSC_1805_copy.jpg
Painted Lady, USA. Photo by pdxnorma.

large_Devotion.jpg
Devotion, India. Photo by pp_saha.

large_FreedomGardens_003.jpg
Malawian Peanut Farmer, Malawi. Photo by mzanecchia.

large_hero-oldman-dif-13-small.jpg
Gracefully Old, Nepal. Photo by travelexplorer.

large__DSC0549.jpg
The Window Seat, Afghanistan. Photo by the_goat.

large_2DF3C1BC2219AC68174B6408C88EEBEC.jpg
Local catch, Nepal. Photo by Neil1983.

large_0001.jpg
Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic. Photo by Leidenfrost.

large_DSC_6579_edit_1.jpg
Reflections in Dali, China. Photo by theibis.

***

Check out the results of past competitions:

By KellieBarnes

Posted Thu, Jan 03, 2013