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Friday December 11, 2015

More than 1000 photographers from around the world entered the childphotocompetition.com contest, this year themed around children with animals.

Taking out the top prize was the above image of a young boy and his dog, snapped by Polish photographer Justyna Garczyk-Kleszcz.

From the list of 40 finalists, here are our favourites.

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Egle Ruth, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Egle Ruth, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Oksana Suprun, Russia. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Oksana Suprun, Russia. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Uliana Kharinova, Russia. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Uliana Kharinova, Russia. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Dana DiSalvo, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Dana DiSalvo, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Kate Oman, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Kate Oman, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Eva Stawarczyková, Czech Republic. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Eva Stawarczyková, Czech Republic. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Jessica Pugliese, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Jessica Pugliese, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Doina Domenica Cojocaru, Romania. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Doina Domenica Cojocaru, Romania. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Katarzyna Olesiejuk Staniewicz, Poland. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Katarzyna Olesiejuk Staniewicz, Poland. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Jennifer Kapala, Canada. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Jennifer Kapala, Canada. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Elena Paraskeva, Cyprus. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Elena Paraskeva, Cyprus. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Lidia Madura, Poland. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Lidia Madura, Poland. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Amy Pisco, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Amy Pisco, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Stephanie Piscitelli, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com
Stephanie Piscitelli, USA. Photo / childphotocompetition.com

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