Stunning photo of girl dancing in light beams wins Global SinoPhoto Award

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Dancing Dreams of a Mountain Girl (Image credit: Li Huaifeng / Global SinoPhoto Award)

The Global SinoPhoto Awards, now in its second year, is all about conveying Chinese stories through the medium of photography. It welcomes professional and amateur photographers from all over the world, regardless of location, background and nationality – and almost 2,000 entries were received from across the globe.

This year's category and overall winners have now been unveiled, ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year – which falls on 01 February. The overall winning image (above), titled The Dancing Dreams of a Mountain Girl, depicts a girl dancing for her grandmother while she works making toy tigers in a small rural village. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.