Deadline: 12 January 2024. The 17th edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the leading competition for photographers, is now open for entries. Celebrating the very best in photography today, the Awards welcome photographers of all different skill levels and experience around the globe to submit their best work for free to the Awards’ Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.
Alongside the four main competitions, the Awards has additional initiatives running alongside the competitions to further promote worldwide talent. These include the Latin America Professional Award; the National & Regional Awards, the European Regional Awards; the Latin America National Award, plus the Alpha Female Award.
Photographers are able to register themselves in the competition using their Facebook, Weibo or Google accounts, as well as uploading images via their Instagram. Entry to the Awards is completely free and photographers are judged anonymously by a panel of industry-leading experts.
All category winners of the Professional, Open, Youth and Student competitions will receive digital imaging equipment from Sony. In addition, cash prizes of $25,000 (USD) will be presented to the Photographer of the Year, $5,000 (USD) to the Open Photographer of the Year and $5,000 (USD) to the winner of the Sustainability Prize. The winner of the Photographer of the Year title will also be rewarded with a solo presentation of their work as part of the Sony World Photography London exhibition the following year. All winning and shortlisted photographers’ works will be exhibited at the annual Sony World Photography Awards exhibition in London and will then be toured internationally. The winning images will also be published in the annual Awards’ book.
Photo Contest Website: https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards