Sony World Photography Awards – the shortlist

Sebastian Gil Miranda – Shoot Ball, Not Gun
Sebastian Gil Miranda – Shoot Ball, Not Gun

The shortlist has been announced for the Sony World Photography Awards, which aims to recognise the best contemporary photography from the past year.

The shortlist has been drawn from nearly 175,000 entries across the professional, youth and open categories.

Those in the professional shortlist will now compete for a $25,000 prize, while the youth and open category winners will get $5,000 each.

The winners in all categories will be announced on 23 April.

Here’s a selection of entrants from across the 13 professional categories.

Vova Pomortzeff – Child Victims of First World War
Vova Pomortzeff – Child Victims of First World War
Carla Kogelman – Ich Bin Waldviertel
Carla Kogelman – Ich Bin Waldviertel
Julia Fullerton-Batten – Everland Korea
Julia Fullerton-Batten – Everland Korea
Adhi Prayoga – Overnight at the Beach
Adhi Prayoga – Overnight at the Beach
Vladyslav Musiienko – Euromaidan
Vladyslav Musiienko – Euromaidan
Dougie Wallace – Glasgow; Second City of The Empire
Dougie Wallace – Glasgow; Second City of The Empire
Simon Norfolk
Simon Norfolk
Antonio La Grotta – Paradise Discotheque
Antonio La Grotta – Paradise Discotheque
Daesung Lee – Futuristic Archaeology
Daesung Lee – Futuristic Archaeology
Olaf Schuelke – Punks in Yangon
Olaf Schuelke – Punks in Yangon
Anthony Kham
Anthony Kham

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