The photo contest #Water2019 gathered more than 16.665 submissions of photographers from all corners of the planet in the AGORA images free-to-use app. Everyone submitted beautiful pieces, but one stood out from the crowd. 

AGORA user @Leemumford8 certainly made a splash in #Water2019, by becoming the latest AGORA Hero with his magnificent shot that was voted the Best of the World.

Originally from the UK, Lee Mumford has been living and working in Hong Kong for the past couple of years. His journey into photography started at a young age, where he learned how to develop his own rolls of film and print his own images in the darkroom. His passion grew after he fulfilled his dream to become an airline pilot, enabling him to travel the world with his camera.

His winning image 'Tides' was taken in Mona Vale, Sydney, one of the many rock pools on the eastern coast of Australia, with a Mavic Pro II Drone.

Discover the Contest's results below and don't forget to upvote your favorites!

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#1

Inception, Cuno De Bruin, Netherlands

Inception, Cuno De Bruin, Netherlands

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Restless 2 months ago

This one right here is the winner for me. Stunning!

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#2

Ice Tunnel, Paal Uglefisk Lund, Norway

Ice Tunnel, Paal Uglefisk Lund, Norway

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Isla Gibson 2 months ago

Oh my...wow

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#3

Boat Cruising Past Old Harry Rocks, Dorset, Joe Shelly, UK

Boat Cruising Past Old Harry Rocks, Dorset, Joe Shelly, UK

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Silverfish_13 2 months ago

Looks like a jigsaw puzzle. Beautiful

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#4

Power, Sergio Saavedra Ruiz, Spain

Power, Sergio Saavedra Ruiz, Spain

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Isla Gibson 2 months ago

This looks powerful

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#5

Rainy Day, Hendy Mp, Indonesia

Rainy Day, Hendy Mp, Indonesia

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boredpanDaman 2 months ago

frogs are really beautiful animals

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#6

Compass, Julien, Monaco

Compass, Julien, Monaco

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Isla Gibson 2 months ago

This looks cool

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#7

Tides, Lee Mumford, UK (Winning Photo)

Tides, Lee Mumford, UK (Winning Photo)

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Lynsey Edwards 2 months ago

Is this Mona Vale pool on Sydney's northern beaches?

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#8

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Mitesh Patel, India

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Mitesh Patel, India

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Koala King 2 months ago

Ouch

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#9

Flying In The Water, Yura Borschev, Russia

Flying In The Water, Yura Borschev, Russia

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Grapeling 2 months ago

the ripple of water makes it look like she gently slighted on the water.. like a dragonfly would

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#10

Together, Patricia Soon, Malaysia

Together, Patricia Soon, Malaysia

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boredpanDaman 2 months ago

i could write a love story of these two beauties...

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#11

S For Summer In Greece, Dimitrios Pallis, Greece

S For Summer In Greece, Dimitrios Pallis, Greece

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

This is my favorite out of all of them tbh

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#12

Have You Ever Been Inside A Glacier?

Have You Ever Been Inside A Glacier?

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Isla Gibson 2 months ago

I will never underestimate thy glacier

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#13

Stunning Blue Color From The Mediterranean Sea In Greece, Henry Do, USA

Stunning Blue Color From The Mediterranean Sea In Greece, Henry Do, USA

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darubyprincess 2 months ago

wow

#14

Enjoy The Rain, Amdad Hossain, Bangladesh

Enjoy The Rain, Amdad Hossain, Bangladesh

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

Woah I wanna go there. That seems awesome!

#15

Evolution Of Nature, Emrah Uygun, Turkey

Evolution Of Nature, Emrah Uygun, Turkey

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Caridina Japonica 2 months ago

Looks like ice with layers of volcanic ash inside. I saw ice layers like this near Dettifoss, Iceland.

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#16

Tropical, Pablo Garcia Fuentes, Spain

Tropical, Pablo Garcia Fuentes, Spain

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Grapeling 2 months ago

It looks like light is reflecting on the turtle's back O.o

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#17

Waterfall, Ye Pyae Soe Hlaing, Myanmar

Waterfall, Ye Pyae Soe Hlaing, Myanmar

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Koala King 2 months ago

So beautiful

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#18

Rainbow Childhood, Sujit Saha, India

Rainbow Childhood, Sujit Saha, India

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Awkward Manatee 2 months ago

OH I LOVE THIS ONE

#19

Drinking Water, Hla Moe Naing, Myanmar

Drinking Water, Hla Moe Naing, Myanmar

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Koala King 2 months ago

The last scene of an action movie

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#20

One Drop For A Life, Saw Fabian, Myanmar

One Drop For A Life, Saw Fabian, Myanmar

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boredpanDaman 2 months ago

perfect

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#21

Drywater, Phyo Moe, Myanmar

Drywater, Phyo Moe, Myanmar

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Koala King 2 months ago

Draco lizards

#22

Indonesia’s Largest Waterfall, Hugo Healy, UK

Indonesia’s Largest Waterfall, Hugo Healy, UK

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Faizal Jam 2 months ago

can you name this waterfall?

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#23

Goksu Waterfall, Ozgur Secmen, Turkey

Goksu Waterfall, Ozgur Secmen, Turkey

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Koala King 2 months ago

More like goku waterfall

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#24

Iceland, Perry Wunderlich, Germany

Iceland, Perry Wunderlich, Germany

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Caridina Japonica 2 months ago

Skogafoss

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#25

Water Is Life, India

Water Is Life, India

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Awkward Manatee 2 months ago

Powerful

#26

A Soul Cannot Pass A Day Without Water, Tun Paing Aung, Myanmar

A Soul Cannot Pass A Day Without Water, Tun Paing Aung, Myanmar

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boredpanDaman 2 months ago

awww... im melting!

#27

Alligator Reflections, Amanda Castleman, USA

Alligator Reflections, Amanda Castleman, USA

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Isla Gibson 2 months ago

Intimidating 😮

#28

Mist, Laarni Operana, Philippines

Mist, Laarni Operana, Philippines

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

Now I have 4 favorites

#29

Flushed Face, Asad Khalid Sungkar, Indonesia

Flushed Face, Asad Khalid Sungkar, Indonesia

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

Is it bad that I chuckled when I saw this?

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#30

Playing Together, Dikye Ariani, Indonesia

Playing Together, Dikye Ariani, Indonesia

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

Woah. Perfect shot!

#31

Splash, Bhayangkara, Indonesia

Splash, Bhayangkara, Indonesia

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Tia Hansen 2 months ago

Now I have three favorites

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#32

Rainy, Andy Darmawan, Indonesia

Rainy, Andy Darmawan, Indonesia

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TheCutestDeer 2 months ago

thought it was a reflection at first...

#33

Water Play, Habirun, Indonesia

Water Play, Habirun, Indonesia

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darubyprincess 2 months ago

wow

#34

Water, Miss Moon, France

Water, Miss Moon, France

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#35

Shallow, Alessandro Ferrari, Switzerland

Shallow, Alessandro Ferrari, Switzerland

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Koala King 2 months ago

I’m pretty sure the yellow colour boat is from thunderbirds like as the submarine anyone else see it?

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#36

Sardine World, Carles Alonso, Spain

Sardine World, Carles Alonso, Spain

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Koala King 2 months ago

I’d be running

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#37

Splash, Carine Viancin, France

Splash, Carine Viancin, France

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Koala King 2 months ago

It’s just a splash ;-;

#38

Surfing The Blue, Maxime Pontoire, France

Surfing The Blue, Maxime Pontoire, France

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#39

Water, Nika Pailodze, Georgia

Water, Nika Pailodze, Georgia

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#40

Beautiful Shangrila Lake, Muhammad Hassaan, Pakistan

Beautiful Shangrila Lake, Muhammad Hassaan, Pakistan

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Koala King 2 months ago

Deformed love heart

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#41

Kayaking In The Water Lilies, Anders Andersson, Sweden

Kayaking In The Water Lilies, Anders Andersson, Sweden

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Full Name 2 months ago

Of course the Swede is names Anders Andersson, haha.

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#42

Travelers, Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz, Spain

Travelers, Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz, Spain

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Monika Soffronow 2 months ago

Mass migration.

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#43

Splash, Valentin Caen, France

Splash, Valentin Caen, France

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#44

A Big Drop, Theo Widharto, Indonesia

A Big Drop, Theo Widharto, Indonesia

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Grapeling 2 months ago

It's red!!

#45

Green Water, Rodrigue Junior Joanes, Haiti

Green Water, Rodrigue Junior Joanes, Haiti

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#46

Bridge, Kieran Hanlon, UK

Bridge, Kieran Hanlon, UK

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TheCutestDeer 2 months ago

A human-made beauty

#47

Sense Límits, Albert Castañe, Spain

Sense Límits, Albert Castañe, Spain

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#48

Water For Life, Muhammad Rifandy, Indonesia

Water For Life, Muhammad Rifandy, Indonesia

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#49

Water, Kyaw Kyaw, Myanma

Water, Kyaw Kyaw, Myanma

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Awkward Manatee 2 months ago

Just WOW

#50

Airplane Cleaning With Clouds, José A. Del Caño, Spain

Airplane Cleaning With Clouds, José A. Del Caño, Spain

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Olive 2 months ago

The spray of the hose is similar to the look of the clouds. I think the title means it's supposed to be like they are cleaning the airplane with the clouds.

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