For this photo contest we invited you to share photos of the villages that you find the most photogenic with chances to win a 100mm Filter Holder, a Circular Polarizer and more. From the iconic small villages in Italy and Western Europe to picturesque villages in South America and Asia.

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Eugene Li for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Eugene Li is an award winning freelance photographer, based in Ukraine. He won 1st places in 35AWARDS 2017 and IPA-RUSSIA 2018. Eugene specializes in fine art, fashion and portrait photography. His work has been published in numerous magazines, websites and local galleries around the World.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "Dutch Classic IV " by martinpodt

Dutch Classic IV by martinpodt - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

Congratulations Runner Up "Once upon a time in Groningen - The Netherlands " by luigitrevisi

Once upon a time in Groningen - The Netherlands by luigitrevisi - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

Congratulations Runner Up  "Zaanse Schans House " by wayneobald

Zaanse Schans House by wayneobald - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

Congratulations Amateur Winner "Hamnoy sunset " by RalfvonSamson

Hamnoy sunset by RalfvonSamson - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

Congratulations People's Choice "Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy " by Patosan

Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy by Patosan - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Leonfoten " by JuanraNoriega

Leonfoten by JuanraNoriega - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Blue hour in Cochem " by Bilderschmied-Danz

Blue hour in Cochem by Bilderschmied-Danz - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Tellaro's Waves " by maurizioverdecchia

Tellaro's Waves by maurizioverdecchia - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Hallstatt - A Moment in Time " by StefanLueger

Hallstatt - A Moment in Time by StefanLueger - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Sunset over Annecy " by Dana_Walker

Sunset over Annecy by Dana_Walker - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Old World Charm of Riomaggiore " by ericcriswell

Old World Charm of Riomaggiore by ericcriswell - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Life in the Village " by MicktheGreek

Life in the Village by MicktheGreek - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"charming Riomaggiore " by marrieladurandegui

charming Riomaggiore by marrieladurandegui - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Villefranche Sur Mer " by Alexlud

Villefranche Sur Mer  by Alexlud - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Gent " by Henrymarbel

Gent by Henrymarbel - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Hamnøy sunrise " by MaurizioCasulaPhoto

Hamnøy sunrise by MaurizioCasulaPhoto - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"By the sea " by runeaskeland

By the sea by runeaskeland - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Riaño Sunset " by hugovalleperez

Riaño Sunset by hugovalleperez - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Zaanse Schans " by Juliocastropardo

Zaanse Schans by Juliocastropardo - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Hallstatt " by zarkopiljak

Hallstatt by zarkopiljak - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Colors of Ålesund " by nikolaydimitrov

Colors of Ålesund by nikolaydimitrov - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Scorcio " by giovannivolpe

Scorcio by giovannivolpe - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Riomaggiore - Cinque Terre Italy " by riamana

Riomaggiore  - Cinque Terre Italy by riamana - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Sunset over Reine " by Rodrigueelhajj

Sunset over Reine by Rodrigueelhajj - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Vernazza " by philipslotte

Vernazza by philipslotte - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Fishing village " by JCSimoes

Fishing village by JCSimoes - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Val di Funes " by alex_lauterbach

Val di Funes by alex_lauterbach - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"In the morning sun " by jansieminski

In the morning sun by jansieminski - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"golden sunset " by susel

golden sunset by susel - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Venice in colour " by Jtrojer

Venice in colour by Jtrojer - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Saarburg " by Arbustus

Saarburg by Arbustus - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Lights and Colours of Innsbruck " by Steve-Pond

Lights and Colours of Innsbruck by Steve-Pond - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"The Lofoton Islands are beautiful in January! " by samkilman

The Lofoton Islands are beautiful in January!  by samkilman - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"McMurdo " by AllingerPhotography

McMurdo by AllingerPhotography - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Lovely lights " by vhdesign

Lovely lights by vhdesign - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"~ Sardinian Cubism ~ " by HenrikSpranz

~ Sardinian Cubism ~ by HenrikSpranz - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"These Silent Nights " by lord_spike_design

These Silent Nights by lord_spike_design - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"The Traveling Suitcase: Manarola Heights " by LoneStarGalaxyPhoto

The Traveling Suitcase: Manarola Heights by LoneStarGalaxyPhoto - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Night time at Ponta do Sol " by Jan_Zajc

Night time at Ponta do Sol by Jan_Zajc - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Wishing I was here again. A quaint town in a peaceful inlet. #eastcoast #qui " by KatnPat

Wishing I was here again. A quaint town in a peaceful inlet. #eastcoast #qui by KatnPat - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Sturla by night, Genova " by Diepegi

Sturla by night, Genova by Diepegi - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"rotterdam-4286-web " by Anneliese-Photography

rotterdam-4286-web by Anneliese-Photography - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"mystic bagan " by uhunachdemwaldbrand

mystic bagan by uhunachdemwaldbrand - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Reflections on the Rhine " by redwriter

Reflections on the Rhine by redwriter - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"St Emilion Sunset " by MiguelLecuona

St Emilion Sunset by MiguelLecuona - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"cinque terre " by hasmonaut

cinque terre by hasmonaut - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"DSC_0330 " by Lanky44Lanky442

DSC_0330 by Lanky44Lanky442 - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Lago Titicaca " by GafapastaPhotography

Lago Titicaca by GafapastaPhotography - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Greek Village " by dakoch

Greek Village by dakoch - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Evening in Bergen " by Deep13

Evening in Bergen by Deep13 - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Winter memories " by MaryMarino

Winter memories by MaryMarino - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"AMALFI IV " by ElenaParaskeva

AMALFI IV by ElenaParaskeva - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Cottages in Red " by Jan_Smid_MQEP

Cottages in Red by Jan_Smid_MQEP - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Cortina Italië'150320 " by Brenda13

Cortina Italië'150320 by Brenda13 - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Coastal Norway " by brendaglen

Coastal Norway by brendaglen - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Yangshou sunset " by Darrenp

Yangshou sunset by Darrenp - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Manarola sunset " by Stephen-Blake-Photography

Manarola sunset by Stephen-Blake-Photography - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Church Over The Shannon " by naoisekelly

Church Over The Shannon by naoisekelly - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Hallstatt Blick " by prelahw

Hallstatt Blick by prelahw - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Vernazza - Cinque Terre - Italy " by CedricMayence

Vernazza - Cinque Terre - Italy by CedricMayence - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Red " by MariaBander

Red by MariaBander - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Castle colours " by wanderingwales

Castle colours by wanderingwales - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Whitby_Lighthouse " by WAeagle

Whitby_Lighthouse by WAeagle - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"village in the evening sun " by Wilfried

village in the evening sun by Wilfried - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Magic light " by dragosioneanu

Magic light by dragosioneanu - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Beautiful Oia! " by AnnSagel

Beautiful Oia! by AnnSagel - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Winthrop " by marchesedp

Winthrop by marchesedp - Photogenic Villages Photo Contest

"Canal Wharf, Brecon - HDR " by Paul-Stapleton