Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist Announced

The World Photography Organization has recently announced the shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards 2013 in the Professional, Open, and Youth categories.

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most widely-recognized photography awards ceremony in the world. Launched in 2008, it showcases a wide range of competitions and categories that photographers from all levels and walks of life can join.

This year’s competition saw over 122,000 entries from 170 different countries around the world, and recently, the jury was able to narrow it down to a select few. The winners will be announced by March, and with a closing gala by the end of April.

You can find more details about the competition here.

Photos by Reza Nezamdust, Andrea Gjestvang, and Martina Biccheri via In Focus

You can view more of this gallery here.

All information for this article was taken from In Focus and the World Photography Organization website.

written by geegraphy on 2013-02-07 in #news #photography #sony-world-photography-awards #competition #awards #world-photography-organization #news

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