British Winners Announced at The Sony World Photography Awards 2015

Three British photographers have been named winners at the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 and one of them is 14-year-old school girl Stephanie Anjo from Guilford in Surrey.
Stephanie won the Youth Portraiture Category with a picture of her young cousin with her arms raised looking up to the sky.

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Speaking about her image “Mellow Memories”, the school girl said: “This is a candid shot of my little cousin in her happiest state taken in my grandma’s garden in Portugal.”

Other British winners included Norman Quinn, an architect from Belfast, winning the Open Panoramic Category for his photograph titled “Perfect Symmetry”.

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London Antony Crossfield won the Open Enhanced category for his picture taken of a man doing a bomb dive into water, that according to the photographer “undermine stereotypes of masculine strength and power”.

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The winners of all ten Sony Awards Open Categories including Culture, Environment and Travel have been announced today. The winning photographs were chosen from photographers around the world. The overall winning Open and Youth photographer will be announced at a gala ceremony in London on 23 April.

The images will go on show at Somerset House in London from 24 April – 10 May.

Original story on The Independent