The Best Photos from GuruShots’ ‘Impactful Portraits’ Challenge

GuruShots, the “World’s Greatest Photo Game,” has announced the winners of its “Impactful Portraits” challenge, which received thousands of entries and over 42.3 million votes. The “Top Photographer” winner of the contest is Luís Ribeiro of Portugal (whose photo is seen above).
The “Top Photo” winner is Sergey Sergeev of Russia.

Photo by Sergey Sergeev – Russia. Winner of “Top Photo”

The “Guru’s Top Pick” winner is Thomas Havlik of Italy:

Photo by Thomas Havlik – Italy. Winner of “Guru’s Top Pick.”

Here are some of the other top photos from the Impactful Portraits challenge (in descending order of votes received):

Sandor Veldman – Sweden
Hossam Sadek – United States
Javad Assaad – Turkey
Paul Fox – United Kingdom
Alexander Semenyuk – United States
Ron Conigliaro – United States
Jason Philhower – United States
Nirky – Netherlands
Daniel Kontakiewicz – Poland
Rodrigo Izquierdo – Chile
Youness Fakoiallah – Morocco
Lauri Heinonen – Finland
Musette Thierry – Belgium
Per Johansson – (Joanzon) – Sweden
Yair Tzur – Israel
Lix One – Czechia
Nick T. – Canada
Anna Huntman – United States
Kalman Szabo – Hungary
Breda Jurecko – Slovenia
Felipe Vasquez – United States
Matt Specht – United States
Pavlína Rolincová – Czechia
Romel Abdenour – Western Sahara
Andras Skiba – Hungary
russokm1105 – United States
Thomas Lowney – United States

And here’s a slideshow with a much larger collection of photos from the challenge:

Since it was founded in 2014, GuruShots has become a popular platform for photography lovers to share and compete with their work. Over 50 new challenges are launched every month, and they rack up 6 billion votes every month. Over $800,000 in prizes have also been awarded. Head on over to the GuruShots website if you’d like to try your own hand at winning one of its challenges.

Full disclosure: This article was sponsored by GuruShots.