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20 heart-warming photographs that will bring a smile to your face

20 heart-warming photographs that will bring a smile to your face
(Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

 20 heart-warming photographss have been released by the CEWE Photo Award, to bring a smile to people's faces in this time of crisis – and ahead of the launch of the 2020 competition later this month

Submitted for CEWE Photo Award 2019, these 20 photos from around the world celebrate the beauty and joy that can be found in everyday life. The competition is free to enter, and open to keen amateur photographers as well as established professionals. The entered photos were judged by a panel of recognized industry experts.

It comes as CEWE has announced the starting date of this year’s competition, which will open for entries from participants around the world on Monday 18 May. Full details, as well as details of last year's winners how shared €250,000 in prizes, will be found on the CEWE Photo Award website.

A boy presses his face up to the glass in this humourous photo, taken by Jose R. Moreno in Logroño, Spain. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Two boys make their own fun in this photo, captured by Eric Tkindt in Kalaw, Myanmar. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A boy takes great joy in his breakfast in this shot from Poland, taken by Joanna Pęciak. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Two boys share a smile in this photo, taken by Miroslaw Mlynarczyk in Kibish, Ethiopia. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A girl smiles at a collection of pink balloons in this joyful shot by Monika Vašková in Prague, Czech Republic. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A boy chases a red ball in this aerial shot by Jean Fraipont in Chiusi, Italy. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

It’s all about the eyes in this photo, captured by Monika Messavilla in Rangun, Myanmar. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Who says being stuck inside has to be boring? Photo taken by Emilia Wilgosz-Peter in Strzebielino, Poland. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A group of children play a game in this shot by Krunoslav Večenaj, in Koprivnica, Croatia. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A couple in Nungwi, Tanzania, embrace in this photo, taken by Anna Zięty. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Children splash around in the summer sunshine in this photo by Krunoslav Večenaj in Herešin Croatia. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A student says hello to a friend at the start of the school day in Livingstone, Zambia, in this photo by Carina Pilz, from Germany. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Laughter is the best medicine in this photo by Pierre-Etienne Vincent, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

This photo by Gábor Varga in Pécs, Hungary, captures the joy and wonder of a bedtime story. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

It’s smiles all round in this photo, captioned hide and seek, by Mária Szabó in Bag, Hungary. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A happy moment in a lavender field is captured in this photo by Boris Jufer in Valensole, France. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Rainy days don’t have to be gloomy, as this photo by Patrycja Gorecka in London shows. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

A man finds a novel way to keep up with his grandchildren in this photo by Josef Hinterleitner in Sierning, Austria. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

Jumping for joy – a pair of friends throw sand in the air in this photo by Tanja Zech in Knokke-Heist, Germany. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

The sky’s the limit in this shot by Slovenian photographer Dejan Mijovic. (Image credit: CEWE Photo Award 2019)

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