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These PHOTOS will remind you of the beauty of city life

October 19, 2015 10:00 IST

The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition encourages professional and amateur photographers to capture cities at work.

The competition attracted more than 21,000 entries from 113 countries worldwide – its most successful year to date. 

>> Xyclops

Image: Oscar Rialubin from the Philippines was named overall winner of the CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year with his image of a watch repairman at work in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Oscar Rialubin/Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Poultry Prepared for Market

Image: The Asia Pacific prize went to Peter Graney for this photograph taken in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photograph: Peter Graney/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Winter Work

Image: Christopher Martin was the winner of the Americas prize for this image of a plane being de-iced at Calgary International Airport, Canada. Photograph: Christopher J Martin/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Couple Policemen

Image: Taken by Armen Dolukhanyan, this image won the award in the EMEA section. Photograph: Armen Dolukhanyan/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Blizzard Days

Image: For the first time, the 2015 competition included a mobile category. The winner, Cocu Liu from China, captured the Chicago Board of Trading Building. Photograph: Cocu Liu/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Managing Influence -- 00.00

Image: The competition allows photographers to enter up to 24 images, one representing each hour of the day. Photograph: Pedro Guimarães Lins Machado/Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> General Compartment -- 02:00

Image: Doesn’t the title of the photograph say it all? Photograph: Sujan Sarkar/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Old School -- 11.00

Image: Reminding us of simpler times. Photograph: Goran Jovic/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Dog Walker -- 15.00

Image: Needless to say this woman loves her dogs and can’t live a moment without them. Photograph:  Johanna Siegmann/Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> In between work -- 16.00

Image: Hard work calls for a short nap. This image translates that need beautifully. Photograph: Ankit Narang/Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> The Sound of Solitude -- 18.00

Image: A woman passes a man by as he plays his music. Photograph:  Luís Sarmento/ Urban Photographer of the year 2015

>> Mannequins – 20.00

Photograph: Katia Morichetti/Urban Photographer of the year 2015