Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best shots celebrating World Photography Day in this photo contest with chances to win a Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 macro lens, a GoPRO camera and more!

A special thanks to friend and professional photographer Luke Tscharke for his collaboration as a guest judge in this photo contest. Luke Tscharke is a passionate landscape and nature photographer based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. His work has been recognized in many photography competitions, where he has recently won 2015 Monochrome Photographer of the Year, 2015 International Landscape Photograph of the Year. He is also a regular contributor to Australian Geographic Magazine, where two of his images have been used for magazine covers.

Congratulations Grand Jury Winner "blue eyes " by ahmedahanjoul

blue eyes  by ahmedahanjoul - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

Congratulations People's Choice "Snow prince " by TaraWillow

Snow prince by TaraWillow - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

Congratulations Runner Up "fox.P1100221 " by agustingoba

fox.P1100221 by agustingoba - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

Congratulations Runner Up "Impending Chaos " by adolwyn

Impending Chaos by adolwyn - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

Congratulations Amateur Winner "The wet way " by fabz0_0

The wet way by fabz0_0 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"lion cubs " by erezs

lion cubs by erezs - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"CREPT UP " by bambang

CREPT UP by bambang - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Gentoo penguin in Antarctica " by SueClarkPhoto

Gentoo penguin in Antarctica by SueClarkPhoto - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Hi there! " by maperick

Hi there! by maperick - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"touch " by juanjoaza

touch by juanjoaza - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Boat and a mood ... " by anupamhatui

Boat and a mood ... by anupamhatui - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Tuscan Morning " by ronnybas

Tuscan Morning by ronnybas - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"IMG_0690 " by mike17

IMG_0690 by mike17 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Bald Eagle in flight " by Hymakar

Bald Eagle in flight by Hymakar - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"3 Sisters " by pritam3790

3 Sisters by PritamDePhotography - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Waiting " by RuudMooi

Waiting by RuudMooi - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"IMGP4371 " by basnie

IMGP4371 by basnie - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"IMG_0064 " by Bobbyrivera

IMG_0064 by Bobbyrivera - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"giovanna-kreischer-by-bruno-alves-014 " by brunoalves

giovanna-kreischer-by-bruno-alves-014 by brunoalves - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"9 " by matthewmikus

9 by matthewmikus - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"What??? " by ke_mielke

What??? by ke_mielke - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Behind the Window_Zimbabwe " by anssivuohelainen

Behind the Window_Zimbabwe by anssivuohelainen - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Pyrenees " by katarzyna_nizinkiewicz

Pyrenees by katarzyna_nizinkiewicz - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"~ A Mouth Full ~ " by HenrikSpranz

~ A Mouth Full ~ by HenrikSpranz - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Milo " by Standout-Photography

Milo by Standout-Photography - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Vik Church " by petergreig

Vik Church by petergreig - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"House " by Anastasiya_Elric

House  by Anastasiya_Elric - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Guitarist " by Stephlaurenx

Guitarist by Stephlaurenx - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Paramount Presents " by joshuaperrett

Paramount Presents by joshuaperrett - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Horse Head San Angelo Texas " by jphall

Horse Head San Angelo Texas by jphall - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Mount Edith Cavell Sunrise " by PierreLeclercPhotography

Mount Edith Cavell Sunrise by PierreLeclercPhotography - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Lago di Braies " by bokehm0n

Lago di Braies by bokehm0n - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"the last house on the right " by petesphotoworks

the last house on the right by petesphotoworks - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Leopard in Moremi " by andytaylor756

Leopard in Moremi by andytaylor756 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"The country house " by VDPFreelancer

The country house by VDPFreelancer - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Going out to farm " by zayyarlynn

Going out to farm by zayyarlynn - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Snow Trail " by RGW-Photography

Snow Trail by RGW-Photography - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"AYLA1 " by alanclimb

AYLA1 by alanclimb - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"red " by vickywei

red by vickywei - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Call of the Wild " by scottwickward

Call of the Wild by scottwickward - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Butterfly between the leafs " by fredwormsbecher

Butterfly between the leafs by fredwormsbecher - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"IMG_5230-Edit " by KaterinaKulikova

IMG_5230-Edit by KaterinaKulikova - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

" " by kitman

 by kitman - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"portrait1 " by JaninReifer

portrait1 by JaninReifer - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"R E L A X " by ecmguy

R E L A X by ecmguy - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Double Trouble " by alpqwerty

Double Trouble by alpqwerty - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"A night under Great Gable " by simonowens

A night under Great Gable  by simonowens - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Angry Hippo " by SylvieF

Angry Hippo by SylvieF - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"2016-73 " by laceyobrienmcquigg

2016-73 by laceyobrienmcquigg - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"The Woods " by schitschka

The Woods by schitschka - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Alaska " by benbrinker

Alaska by benbrinker - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"2018_DarMar_forgotten beauty 2 " by DarMarWorld

"Maloja Pass " by bortnikau

Maloja Pass by bortnikau - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"GOPR0893 " by Hardcoremtn34

GOPR0893 by Hardcoremtn34 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"early spring " by foxmaria1702

early spring by foxmaria1702 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"JQbVY8Pwb3c " by zapevalovaksenia

JQbVY8Pwb3c by zapevalovaksenia - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Barn Owl Blues..... " by wayneaspley

Barn Owl Blues..... by wayneaspley - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Myanmar " by eugeniofrasca

Myanmar by eugeniofrasca - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Keeper of Man " by Kylemay86

Keeper of Man by Kylemay86 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Easy Rider(The American Biker II) " by RussElkins

Easy Rider(The American Biker II) by RussElkins - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Pillow fight! " by gracehenry

Pillow fight! by gracehenry - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"IMG_67121jpwm " by egledegutyte

IMG_67121jpwm by egledegutyte - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Lost in a Dream " by xAmber13

Lost in a Dream by xAmber13 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"20170210-DSC05771-print " by Jakegrahamphoto

20170210-DSC05771-print by Jakegrahamphoto - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"WILD PIONES " by alarsen

WILD PIONES by alarsen - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Fight for the right! " by gottobeme1234

Fight for the right! by gottobeme1234 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Rainbow over Kirkjufell " by peterh

Rainbow over Kirkjufell by peterh - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"FB_IMG_1530230139367 " by Irina2870

BeautyOselfie by Irina2870 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Arash_soleymani_shahrekord.jpg " by KelbyOne

Arash_soleymani_shahrekord.jpg by KelbyOne - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"Want to be free " by AnnaOnachenko

"Stone Beauty " by antoniogirlando

"Summer shine " by Altariel

"Tattoo girl " by anhede

"+ " by _0130_6071

"Beautiful curves " by cityfruit

"Elina " by denismarar

"Quench " by ingwe911

Quench by ingwe911 - World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018

"That Look " by RobbieRoss