Press releases

© Kaiyu Dong, China Mainland, Shortlist, Student competition, Sony World Photography Awards 2023

The World Photography Organisation announces today the shortlisted photographers in the Student and Youth competitions of the Sony World Photography Awards 2023.

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Rinko Kawauchi, Untitled, from the series Illuminance, 2009

Rinko Kawauchi to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography 2023.

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© Michael O'Connell, Ireland, entry, Open Competition, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2023

The World Photography Organisation is pleased to announce the judging panel for the Sony World Photography Awards 2023.

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© Adam Ferguson, Australia, Photographer of the Year, Professional competition, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2022.

© Ivo Kiapes, Slovakia, Shortlist, Open competition, Lifestyle, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation is pleased to announce the category winners and shortlist in the Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.

© Hugh Kinsella Cunningham, United Kingdom, Shortlist, Professional competition, Creative, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation is pleased to reveal the finalists and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition.

© Jenny Zhao, United States, Winner, National Awards, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation is delighted to reveal the National Award winners for the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.

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© Aidan Murgatroyd, South Africa, Student, Shortlist, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation announces the shortlisted photographers in the Student and Youth competitions of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.

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© Edward Burtynsky, Phosphor Tailings Pond #4, Near Lakeland, Florida, USA, 2012. Courtesy Flowers Gallery, London / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

Edward Burtynsky to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography 2022.

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© Owen Harvey, United Kingdom, entry, Open competition, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2022

The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the juries of the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards. 

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© Craig Easton, United Kingdom, Finalist, Professional competition, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Overall & Professional category winners announced, concluding the Sony World Photography Awards 2021.

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© Brad Walls, Australia, Shortlist, Open competition, Lifestyle, 2021 Sony World Photography Awards

Category Winners & Shortlist of the Sony World Photography Awards 2021 Open Competition announced.

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