The themes of three sections of the international contest were declared free, impacts of global warming, and creativity with pasta.

He contested 1,350 rivals and his photo was selected among 5,141 photos in the free section, according to IRNA.

The annual photography contest is being held under the supervision of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), the Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey and the World Photography Organization.

A total of 1,413 photographers from around the globe competed in the contest with 7,982 photos.