Unveiling Brilliance: The Best 10 Annual Awards

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We are thrilled to present the “Best Works Exhibition” from the 500px Best 10 Annual Photography Competition. As part of Visual China Group, a cornerstone in professional imaging in China, we have been committed to discovering and spotlighting remarkable photographic talent. This year’s competition not only introduced a dynamic new format but also refined its presentation style to meet the evolving demands of the market, reinforcing its status as one of the most prestigious contests in the imaging industry.

For over 16 years, our annual competition has captured the imagination of the photography community, receiving over 5.5 million submissions from more than 92,000 photographers. The 2023 edition, which kicked off on December 1, continued this tradition of excellence. Over a span of 60 days, we welcomed entries from 17,000 photographers who submitted a staggering 300,000 works, making this event a celebration of diversity and creativity.

After a thorough and impartial evaluation, the editorial team has carefully selected winners across five categories: Nature Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Documentary, Commercial Creativity, and Video Creativity. In addition, we are excited to spotlight the ten most outstanding pieces as “500px Recommendations.”

This gallery is not just an exhibition; it’s a celebration of the artistry and innovation that photographers from Asia bring to the global stage. We invite you to explore these exceptional works that highlight the beauty and complexity of our world.

View the Gallery here