An atmospheric photo of Indonesian women praying at a mosque has won the 14th Smithsonian magazine photography contest. The judges chose Pradeep Raja Kannaiah's picture of Ramadan prayers at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta from more than 48,000 submissions from photographers in 146 countries and territories.
The Readers Choice award went to Milan Sachs for the picture Resting in an NYC Laundry Room, chosen by Smithsonian.com readers from among 70 finalists.
Contestants submitted photos in the following seven categories: Natural World, The American Experience, Travel, People, Altered, Mobile, and Sustainable Travel. In this gallery, IBTimes UK presents the winners of each category.
The 15th annual Smithsonian.com photo contest is now open until 30 November 2017. See smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/rules/ for more information.