From the Sony World Photography awards comes this beautiful photo of a shepherd in Iran herding his snow-covered sheep. It was taken by Saeed Barikani. From the World Photo web site:
Saeed Barikani is a self studied photographer lives in Alborz province of Iran. Born in 1991, his main Branch of study is Mechanical engineering , and currently he studies mechanical engineering in the field of Energy Conversion in master level. He travels to remote areas to pursue his interests in mountaineering, adventure and experiencing different cultures . He started photography as a hobby when he was 16 until he Founded Alborz province photography association in 2009 and it made him more serious in photography till now .