© Ebrahim Noroozi, Iran, Islamic Republic Of, 2nd Place, Professional competition, Portraiture, 2023 Sony World Photography Awards
Sony World Photography Awards 2023
WINNERS & FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
World Photography Organisation
International

World Photography Organisation’s Sony World Photography Awards is the leading competition for photographers and artists working in photography. Made up of four competitions (Professional, Open, Student and Youth), all entries are free and the top prize is $25,000. The Awards are regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions by elevating photographers’ careers – from established to emerging – since it started 16 years ago.

This must-see exhibition kickstarts London’s focal point of photography for the Spring season. Showcasing exceptional images from the latest competition and programs, from awe-inspiring landscapes to sporty shots to powerful portraits, the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition is sure to inspire people of all ages and interests.

What stories will you discover? What images will impress you the most? Immerse yourself in today’s most breathtaking pictures and be enriched by the most exciting international talent photographing today.

Expect to see standout work from the Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions, plus inspiring imagery from the Alpha Female Award, the National & Regional Awards, and the Latin America Professional Award. Exciting additions to this year’s exhibition include a space dedicated to recent works by Australian photographer Adam Ferguson, who won the 2022 Photographer of the Year for his series Migrantes. Also new for the 2023 exhibition is a spotlight on the winning series of the new Sustainability Prize.

With more than 415,000 images from over 200 countries submitted to the 16th Sony World Photography Awards, this latest exhibition is sure to be one of the most impressive in the Awards’ history.

The winners of the Open competition will be announced at the Awards’ ceremony in London on April 13, 2023.

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