Explore the shortlisted entries that just missed out on the top prizes in the 2019 International Photography Competition on the topic of 'friendship'.
‘Workmates’ by He Jinghua, China
'Outside a school, under the light, the people and their shadows are pairs', by Cai Fuling, China.
‘Boy and Dog’, by Zhang Hongwei, China.
'They are the closest friends, but they are so different from each other', by Cao Haonan, China
‘I want to have a ride, too’, by Shi Yan, China.
'Cheers', by Zhu Yichen, China.
‘The Journey’ by Du Yunbo, China
'...a morning in early April when I was going to school...', Zhu Yichen, China.
'The way I see friendship is people getting together to have fun and enjoy good health', by anonymous, China.
'Missing those old years...', by Yan Xingyi, China.
'The sweetest summer', by Xin Tang, China.
'At least we have each other', by Yx Qiang, China.
'Two elders playing Chinese chess', by He Yu, China.
'... they have all moved to other cities...', by Liu Mingyu, China.
'Friendship with unknown people', by Mauro Iannazzone, UK.
'Two friends laughing together at Manchester Pride,' by Pan Yuying, UK.
'My Lovely Mum Brenda and Joanie - lifelong friends', by Kaye Willan, UK.
'Trust', by Lenka, UK.
'Friendship can happen between people of all ages...', by Sorcha, UK.
'Finlay and Henry aged 4', by Rachel Knowles, UK.
'Friendship is a sister…from another mister', by Trish Gale, UK.
'...this lovely old lady and her favourite cat only had eyes for each other...', by Vincent Abbey, UK.
'Friends explore a new world of reflections', by Richard Morgan, UK.
'Circle of friendship', by Evie Ann Woods, UK.
'Putting the world to rights - with hair, tea and biscuits', by Bianca Danielle Williams, UK.
'Young friendship', by Abi Turner, UK.
'...the essence of friendship...', by Winnie Singh, UK.