This year Sony World Photography Award is giving away their annual Awards book as a free, downloadable PDF - all you need to do is fill in your details on the right-hand side to enjoy your digital copy. With a diverse range of categories for photographers to enter, this year’s successful images showcases a vibrant collection of images illustrating the skill, imagination and dedication of today’s leading photographers.
Alongside the best images from this year’s Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions. There is also an essay dedicated to this year’s Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient Graciela Iturbide as well as special mentions to the Latin America Professional Award and Alpha Female Award winner. From stories of local importance to issues of global significance, compelling quiet moments that might otherwise go unnoticed to creative brilliance and playfulness, this year’s photos cover a vast range of subjects, disciplines and approaches.
The World Photography Organisation was established in 2007 by Founder and CEO Scott Gray. The purpose is to raise the level of conversation around photography worldwide, through a year-round programme of exhibitions, awards and competitions.
Their mission is to support photographers around the world, to celebrate and show their work, as well as nurture the medium of photography on a global scale.
The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography which activates initiatives, in over 50 countries each year, that help support artists working in the medium of photography. From international exhibition tours, online competitions, and prestigious awards to collaborative projects and high-end art fairs, they embrace photography in all its forms, and are dedicated to the success of their community of artists and photographers.