Sony World Photography Awards 2014 Highlights

All the shortlisted images will go on show at Somerset House, London, from 1-18 May as part of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition. The winners of the Open and Youth categories will be announced on 18 March. Professional category winners and the coveted L’Iris D’Or/ Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year title will be announced at a gala ceremony in London on 30 April. The L’Iris D’Or winner will receive $25,000 (USD) and the Open Photographer of the Year will receive $5,000 (USD).

The shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards was recently announced by the World Photography Organisation. Photographers from 166 countries submitted nearly 140,000 images (69,114 Professional entries; 65,512 Open entries and 4,928 Youth entries images), the highest number of entries in the awards’ seven year history. From the submissions the judges have selected an eclectic shortlist representing the very finest in international contemporary photography from the past 12 months.

To see all of the shortlisted winners, visit worldphoto.org

Chin Boon Leng, Singapore

Shortlist, Nature & Wildlife

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Wolfgang Weinhardt, Germany

Shortlist, Travel

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The Mongol
Simon Morris, United Kingdom

Shortlist, Travel

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Aerial Series
Emmanuel Coupe-Kalomiris, Greece

Shortlist, Landscape

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Samantha Fortenberry, United States

Shortlist, Low Light

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Wilfred Berthelsen, Norway

Finalist, Travel

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Ata Mohammad Adnan, Bangladesh

Shortlist, Split Second

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K. M. Asad, Bangladesh

Shortlist, Current Affairs

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Kacper Kowalski, Poland

Finalist, Landscape

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Fabrizio Cestari, Italy

Shortlist, Portraiture

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Sean Batten, United Kingdom

Shortlist, Architecture

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YongSheng Zheng, China

Finalist, Sport

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George Logan, United Kingdom

Shortlist, Campaign

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Alpay Erdem, Turkey

Shortlist, Smile

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