I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out why the hell I would do that weird move and the only thing I can think of is I think the guy (who’s off camera in this shot) might have said something that bothered me but because I had to keep smiling and laughing I tried to do it in a mocking way to convey to him my displeasure. Seeing it now, I am sure the message was not received. Now I wonder how many other times my body language is totally off.
"I’ve always believed that they have to invite teachers into the discussion to help design policy. We would never let businessmen design warheads; why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?"
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year’s contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with In Focus, gathered below. Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April. All captions below come from the photographers.