Sony World Photography Awards 2016: Enter your photography now

Photographers from all over the world have only a few weeks left to enter the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition. Here are some of the early submissions we’ve found online…

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Stefan Achorner, Austria : Evening Mood @ Tre Cime di Lavaredo. “The picture was taken near Three Peaks refuge, located in the heart of the Dolomiti di Sesto, Italy.”Stefan Achorner/Sony World Photography Awards 2016

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Nikhil Rasiwasia, India: Life is a competition. Pelicans competing for food at Jurong Bird Park, Singapore.

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Otieno Nyadimo, Kenya: Smile at the heavens. “Smartly dressed old man laughing towards the heavens after some good fortune.”Otieno Nyadimo/Sony World Photography Awards 2016

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Sanghamitra Sarkar, India: Indian tribal fashion. Tribal women of Gujrat in India wearing traditional silver ornaments and blessing a newly married girl.Sanghamitra Sarkar/Sony World Photography Awards 2016

You can view more of the entries here.

Entries to the Open and Youth competitions of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards will close on 5 January 2016, followed by the deadline for the Professional competition on 12 January. All competitions are free to enter at www.worldphoto.org/swpa.

Professional and amateur photographers can compete in a range of categories for cash prizes and Sony digital imaging equipment. Last year’s contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 21 April. Following the ceremony the winning and finalist photographers will have their work exhibited at Somerset House in London from 22ND April to 8th May and have their work published the 2016 edition of the Sony World photography awards book, giving them global exposure.
The 2015 title was awarded to Getty Images photojournalist John Moore for his hard-hitting series documenting the Ebola crisis in Liberia.

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