Stunning Photos From Sony World Of Photography

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Stunning Photos From Sony World Of Photography

Looking at the world through the lenses of cameras, is a work of love, patience and dedication. Photographers across the globe in the past ten years have submitted million of stunning photos to compete in the Sony World of Photography.

These photographers endeavour to capture our world beyond our imagination. Our world is filled with mysteries and beauty, beauty that is constant and fleeting. To experience this beauty on a daily basis makes us a very privileged race, but to capture this beauty forever only a few are gifted to do. Giving rise to stunning photos from Sony World Of Photography, a competition where photographers from across the globe participate to showcase their skills.

The Sony World Photography Awards is the largest photo competition in the world and is celebrating its first decade.

Competitors can enter one of four competitions – Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus.

The national Award, under OPEN, where 66 countries worldwide enter is one of the most popular competitions. In this competition, photographers are judged against others from their country of origin, regardless of which of the 10 categories the photo was submitted. They can compete across these 10 categories; including –  Architecture, Culture, Enhanced, Motion, Nature, Portraits, Still Life, Street Photography, Travel and Wildlife.

There are 66 qualifying countries and awards are given to first, seconds and third place winners. Sony announced its winners for 2017 — and their work is remarkably striking.

Below are the 10 amazing images selected from its Open categories and National Awards scheme and they are stunning.

In the tenth anniversary of the award the open category winners were gifted a trip to London and a $5,000 cash prize.

Category: Enhanced by Khalid Alsabat from Saudia Arabia

Khalid Alsabat

Khalid Alsabat/ 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Enhanced by  José Pérez from Argentine

Equilibrium

José María Pérez/2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Wildlife by Alessandra Meniconzi from Switzerland

Flamingos

Alessandra Meniconzi/2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Street Photography by Constantinos Sofikitis from Greece

Halloween

Constantinos Sofikitis/ 2017 Sony World Photography Competition

Category: Motion by Camilio Diaz from Colombia

Camilo Diaz Sony World Photography

Camilio Diaz/ 2017 Sony World Photography Competition

Category: Architecture by Tim Cornbill from United Kingdom

Concrete Circle

Tim Cornbill/ 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Portrait by Alexander Vinogradov from Russian Federation

Young girl

Alexander Vinogradov/ 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Culture by Raniel Jose Castañeda from Philippines

Dinagyang festival

Raniel Jose Castañeda/ 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Still Life by Sergey Dibtsev from Russian Federation

Still life

Sergey Dibtsev/2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Category: Travel by Ralph Gräf from Germany

Travel

 

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