The winners of the 2016 Renaissance Photography Prize have been announced. Now in it's ninth year, the international prize showcases the works of both emerging and established photographers, while raising money to support young women with breast cancer. This years prize accepted single images to coincide with the categories Earth, Private and Relation, and an open category for photography series. With entries coming in their thousands from 62 countries, twelve photographers were shortlisted for the top prizes.

The 60 finalists and shortlisted photographs will be exhibited at the Getty Images Gallery in London from the 6-17 September and was curated by Monica Takvam. IBTimesUK takes a look at the winning images, runners-up and those who were shortlisted from the 2016 entries:

Renaissance Photography Prize, Best Series: Pine Tree Ballads by Paul Thulin (USA)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Winner of Best Photography Series: Pine Tree Ballads by Paul Thulin (USA)Paul Thulin/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Winner of Best Photography Series: Pine Tree Ballads by Paul Thulin (USA)Paul Thulin/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Winner of Best Photography Series: Pine Tree Ballads by Paul Thulin (USA)Paul Thulin/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Winner of Best Photography Series: Pine Tree Ballads by Paul Thulin (USA)Paul Thulin/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Best Series (Runner-up): The Mourning Interior by Lauren Rooney (UK)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Best Series (Runner-up): The Mourning Interior by Lauren Rooney (UK)Lauren Rooney/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Best Series (Runner-up): The Mourning Interior by Lauren Rooney (UK)Lauren Rooney/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Best Series (Runner-up): The Mourning Interior by Lauren Rooney (UK)Lauren Rooney/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Best Series (Runner-up): The Mourning Interior by Lauren Rooney (UK)Lauren Rooney/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Series: Every Night I´m Afraid I´ll be Dinner by Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia (Mexico)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Series (Private): Every Night I´m Afraid I´ll be Dinner by Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia (Mexico)Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Series (Private): Every Night I´m Afraid I´ll be Dinner by Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia (Mexico)Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Series (Private): Every Night I´m Afraid I´ll be Dinner by Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia (Mexico)Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia/ Renaissance Photography Prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Series (Private): Every Night I´m Afraid I´ll be Dinner by Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia (Mexico)Ana Sofía Ayarzagoitia/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Renaissance Photography Prize, Best Single Image: Camouflage by Vanja Bucan (Slovenia/Germany)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Best Single Image: Camouflage by Vanja Bucan (Slovenia/Germany)Vanja Bucan/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Category Winner (Relation): Le Soulèvèment by Tomasz Fall (Switzerland)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Category Winner (Relation): Le Soulèvèment by Tomasz Fall (Switzerland)Tomasz Fall/ Renaissance Photography Prize 2016

Category Winner (Private): Untitled (Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh) by Tristan Moore (UK)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Category Winner (Private): Untitled (Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh) by Tristan Moore (UK)Renaissance Photography Prize

Category Winner (Earth): Curve by Nick de Bruin (Australia)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Category Winner (Earth): Curve by Nick de Bruin (Australia)Nick de Bruin/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Single Images (Private): Lethe by Sylwia Kowalczyk (UK)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Single Image (Private): Lethe by Sylwia Kowalczyk (UK)Sylwia Kowalczyk/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Single Images (Private): Woman in the Church No 1 by Piotr Karpinski (UK)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Single Image (Private): Woman in the Church No 1 by Piotr Karpinski (UK)Piotr Karpinski/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Single Images (Relation): Dance Station by Ana Pinto (Portugal)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Single Image (Relation): Dance Station by Ana Pinto (Portugal)Ana Pinto/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Single Images (Earth): Flowers by Ben Reeves (UK)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Single Image (Earth) Flowers, Still Life Study by Ben Reeves (UK)Ben Reeves/ Renaissance Photography Prize

Shortlisted Single Images (Relation): Delirious Tira by Alina Yavtushenko (Israel)

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016
Shortlisted Single Image (Relation): Delirious Tira by Alina Yavtushenko (Israel)Alina Yavtushenko/ Renaissance Photography Prize