The annual competition run by CBRE, the world’s largest property advisor, is now in its sixth year and is the largest global photography competition of its kind.
This year’s competition received over 12,500 photos, a record number, with entrants hailing from 118 countries from the Chilean coast to the deserts of Saudi Arabia.The theme for the competition was ‘Cities at Work’, challenging entrants to capture the essence of urban life at different times throughout the day and night.
British photographer, Mark French has been named as the winner of CBRE’s 2013 Urban Photographer of the Year competition, beating over 12,500 entries from around the globe with his striking Hong Kong image titled ‘Looking good at work’.
In second place is Glenn Surtees with ‘Fly’s eye, Singapore’ and in third place is Rui Pedro Moura Barbosa Dias with ‘Life for life’.
For more information and to see more of the winning entries, take a look at the CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year website.