World Photography Organisation
Organization

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.

Our year-round programs and events include:

Sony World Photography Awards, PHOTOFAIRS, International Art Fairs Dedicated to Photography, Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors, #WPOmeetup – Local and international meetups, and Dubai Photo Exhibition.

Balazs Gardi
Authored Articles
Sony World Photography Awards 2024
Winners & Finalists Announced
This diverse selection of photographs in this annual award is a window to the world, revealing fascinating points of...
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Sony World Photography Awards 2023
WINNERS & FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
Sony World Photography Awards is the leading competition for photographers and artists working in photography...
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Sony World Photography Awards 2020
Winners & Finalists Announced
World Photography Organisation announces the winners & finalists for its 13th edition of The Sony World Photography Awards
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Sony World Photography Awards 2019
Apr 18 – May 6, 2019 / Somerset House
The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions today. Now in its...
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Sony World Photography Awards 2018
April 20 – May 6, 2018
With the power to launch and shape careers, photographers are provided with an unprecedented stage to showcase their work,...
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World Photography Organisation
Organization

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.

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