1x.com is a photo community and online gallery, where every published photo is evaluated by professional curators. Every year, the site organizes a photo contest titled ‘1x Photo Awards’. The competition is open to everyone of all levels and anyone can win. The grand prize is $10.000 and there are 29 winners in different categories. This year was the 7th edition. The main judge was Swedish photographer Bengt Wanselius, who photographed Ingmar Bergman and ABBA, and has been the house photographer of the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. World famous photo guru Ken Rockwell, who runs one of the most popular photo sites in the world, was also invited as guest judge. Here are the truly amazing winning pictures of the 2017/18 edition.