World Photography Organisation – Overall winners revealed: 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

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We are delighted to reveal the overall winners of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards. All the winners, including those from the Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions, were announced at a prestigious award ceremony in central London.

The successful images will now go on display at the 2018 Exhibition, London, until 6th May. Don’t miss one of the most diverse and exciting photography exhibitions of the year! 

All winners were flown to London for the ceremony and received Sony digital imaging equipment, publication in the winners’ book and get to see their work shown as part of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition.

Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient Candida Höfer was also at the ceremony to collect her prize.

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British Journal of Photography – International Photography Award 2018 Shortlist Revealed

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I am so proud to share this news today, now in its 14th year, British Journal of Photography’s International Photography Award recognises the best of contemporary photographic talent. The award has been instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most influential and respected photographers today, giving them the opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community.

The shortlist consists of Sara Galbiati, Paulina Otyle Surys (special congratulations to you Paulina – I have previously interviewed her for Vogue and also shared coffee and viewed her portfolio in a beautiful little coffee shop in London town and she gifted me a beautiful photograph, thank you!), Poulomi Basu, Harit Srikhao, Alys Tomlinson.

 

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40 UK photographers recognised in the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s most diverse photography awards

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As a proud member of The World Photography Organisation, I am delighted to announce the judges of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards today honor the work of 40 British and UK based photographers by shortlisting and commending their photographs as the top 50 in the world in the Awards’ Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus competitions.

Of the 81 nationalities represented in this year’s shortlist and commended lists, the UK has the highest number of shortlisted photographers across the competitions, and the third highest number of honored photographers in the shortlist and commended lists.

Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the Sony World Photography Awards is the world’s most diverse photography competition. The 11th edition saw a record breaking 320,000 submissions by photographers from more than 200 countries and territories, presenting some of the world’s finest contemporary photography captured over the past year. The international range of entries display a huge diversity of imagery in terms of genre, style and subject matter across the Awards’ 4 competitions: Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus.

In the Professional competition, 11 British photographers have been recognised for strong bodies of work between 5-10 images. The Open competition, which rewards the best single image across 10 categories, features 6 photographers on the shortlist. A further 18 photographers fro m across Britain have be en placed top 50 in the world (commended) across the 10 categories of the Open competition. The Youth competition shortlist features 3 British photographers . Lastly, the Student Focus competition, for those studying photography, features 2 British students and 1 Finnish student at UK universities.

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