This competition is one of the most famous and diverse photography competitions in the world, and the Sony World Photography Awards aims to showcase the best contemporary photography in the world.
The awards provide an unrivaled option for exposure for photographers at all stages of their careers and are known worldwide by industry leaders.
With their unrivaled reach, the Sony World Photography Awards take photographers’ careers to the next level. The awards have advocated inclusivity and access by being free to enter. The Awards glare photographers telling the stories of our times.
There are Four Category of Contest:
- Professional: All participants must be over 18 years old. Photographers must submit a series of 5-10 images per category (January 12, 2024).
- Open: The competition is open to everyone. The Open contest rewards outstanding single images in ten categories (January 5, 2024).
- Young people: The contest is open to young photographers under the age of 19. Photographers can submit up to three images related to the theme “Through Your Eyes” (January 5, 2024).
- Student: The competition is open to all photography students from universities selected by the World Photography Organization. Students are required to submit five images of 5-10 essay responses (November 30, 2023).
The images are judged by the World Photography Organization and a specially selected jury by the World Photographic Academy, made up of the most esteemed people in the photographic industry.