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Sony World Photography Awards Close for Entries 7/1/20

- 4 years ago

Entries to the Sony World Photography Awards, one of the leading photo competitions on the globe will close tomorrow – 7th January 2020. Have you submitted your entries yet?

Jean-Marc Caimi Valentina Piccinni. Italy. Professional_DiscoveryProfessional competition 2019
A Syrian refugees girl in Tarlabasi. She lost both her parents during the war and was taken to Istanbul by some family friends, who now take care of her. Jean-Marc Caimi Valentina Piccinni. Italy. Professional Discovery Professional competition 2019.

The Sony World Photography Awards comprises of four competitions:

  • Professional: Recognising outstanding bodies of work
  • Open: Rewarding exceptional standalone images
  • Youth: Celebrating the best single images by emerging photographers aged between 12-19 years-old
  • Student: Providing a platform for photography students worldwide

Why should you enter?

The Awards are your chance to have your work recognised globally and has the power to change the careers of those who win and are shortlisted. The democratic approach of the Awards means all artists working across photography have equal opportunity to win and be seen by leading industry experts. Every competition is free to enter and categories are designed to be open to all photographic genres and abilities.

PolKurucz. France. Professional Creative Professional competition 2019.
PolKurucz. France. Professional Creative Professional competition 2019.

Successful photographers can win:

  • Inclusion in global and country-specific media and marketing campaigns
  • Exhibition at Somerset House, London
  • Potential to be included in international exhibitions
  • Inclusion in the Sony World Photography Awards book
  • Opportunity to apply for the Sony Grant to further personal photographic projects

The World Photography Organisation has developed and maintains a constant and thriving online presence and builds dedicated campaigns to give unprecedented worldwide publicity to its Award-winning photographers across its social media platforms, mailshots and its website. There’s not much time left for this year’s programme, so enter your images today, before it’s too late!

Tap HERE to link through to the Sony World Photography Awards entry pages.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.