Sony has announced the ten winners of its Open categories in the tenth annual Sony World Photography Awards for 2017. The winners have been selected from more than 105,000 entries and include:
Architecture – Tim Cornbill (UK)
Culture – Jianguo Gong (China)
Enhanced – Lise Johansson (Denmark)
Motion – Camilo Diaz (Colombia)
Nature – Hiroshi Tanita (Japan)
Portraits – Alexander Vinogradov (Russia)
Still Life – Sergey Dibtsev (Russia)
Street Photography – Constantinos Sofikitis (Greece)
Travel – Ralph Gräf (Germany)
Wildlife – Alessandra Meniconzi (Switzerland)
Each winning photographer will receive a $5000 cash prize, a Sony a7 II, and a trip to the winners’ awards ceremony in London in April. The overall winner will be announced on April 20 alongside the winner of the professional competition.
The chair of the Open competition this year is journalist and photographer Damien Demolder. Additionally, winners of the Sony world Photography Awards National Awards, a global program to find the best single photographs taken by local photographers in 66 countries, have also been announced. The fill list of winners can be found here.
Click here to see the coverage of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.