Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos of the major cities in the World in this photo contest made possible by our friends at Filter Forge. Filter Forge is a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop allowing computer artists to build their own filters – seamless textures, visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds, frames, and more. The key features of Filter Forge include a visual filter editor and a free online library of over 10,000 user-created filters to which anyone can contribute.

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Sion Fullana for his collaboration as a guest judge. Sion Fullana is a Spanish journalist and visual storyteller in New York City. Known as one of the trailblazers in the mobile photography industry, his work focuses mainly in empathy and the human connection, whether when shooting street photography, portraiture and events. Sion has been a judge in many international photo competitions and his own images have been featured in media and exhibits internationally. He is the co-founder of the popular "Mobile Photo Workshop: Storytelling Series" and has brought his own storytelling skills to clients in the entertainment, corporate and fashion industries.

Congratulations People's Choice "Stone Arch Bridge" by lakevermilionphotos

"Skyline Under: After Dark" by MikeCeglady

"IMG_3914" by Awaber

"Grand Canal, Venice" by (A)chrishall_8391

"San Diego" by SandraSlead

"Vivid 2014 Sydney Skyline" by Michael_Lucchese

"Opera House Reflections" by (A)timmatthews

"The Light" by darrentan

"NYC2" by 8thRulePhoto

"Painted Ladies" by Slobodan_Blagojevic

"Waterfront Park - San Diego" by christopherpayne

"comics-0599" by (A)DeeTee

"MANHATTAN" by Ed_Erglis_Photography

"Victoria Peak Panorama" by CamHadlowPhotography

"_DSC0943" by TheoShilton

"Minato Mirai 21" by darrenray03

"Light Arteries in the Blue Hour" by Ljsilver71

"Sydney Circular Quay at twilight" by fastfocusdotcomdotau

"1E8A9414" by rodshop7

"LoPresti Sunset Panorama" by bhpPhotography

"The Clyde Arc, Glasgow" by markAPR

"SF Skyline 5" by Hyden121

"Columbus Circle" by Joanna101

"Tower Bridge, London" by benhull

"A busy night" by (A)silviali

"Sydney Harbour Bridge" by JMenggolo

"Florence at sunset" by LindbloomPhoto

"A snowy Albert Embankment" by bazzaboy09

"Tevere" by (A)Tomek

"Black and White Manhattan NYC Skyline" by ginag0108


"Golden Gate Bridge" by shannongriswold

"Waikiki Night" by ChristopherLH

"The City That Never Sleeps" by mazzy1166

"Bridge to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore" by SteveFreeman

"seattle puddle" by larryrogers

"Seattle Lights" by jeffzenner

"untitled" by okgood

"Hong Kong Night" by lekahuie

"Gotham City" by alissaspieces

"Building for sale" by Joerg

"DSC_6302-Edit" by pnewbery

"Roof of Dubai" by CamHadlowPhotography

"Ma Ville" by Elrem