I am delighted to announce that TheAppWhisperer and the World Photography Organisation have partnered up for the 2023 photography competition including a top prize of $25,000.
Created by the World Photography Organisation, the Sony World Photography Awards are regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions by elevating photographers’ careers – from established to emerging – since it started 16 years ago.
The Sony World Photography Awards is the leading competition for photographers and artists working in photography. Made up of four competitions (Professional, Open, Student and Youth), all entries are free and the top prize is $25,000.
Later this week, I will be detailing how TheAppWhisperer community can benefit from this partnership, stand by for that…
Professional competition: rewarding the best photo series worldwide. Prizes include $25,000, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment plus more. It is free to enter, open to anyone submitting a series of 5 to 10 images per category.
There are ten categories photographers can choose from. The overall winner receives the Photographer of the Year title. New this year: the Photographer of the Year is rewarded with a solo presentation of their work as part of the Sony World Photography Awards London exhibition the following year. The deadline is January 13, 2023 at 13.00 GMT. More information here
Open competition: rewarding the best single images! Prizes include $5,000, top Sony digital imaging equipment plus more. It is free to enter and open to anyone submitting single images taken in 2022. There are ten categories photographers can choose from. The overall winner receives the Open Photographer of the Year title. The deadline is January 6, 2023 at 13.00 GMT. More information here
Student competition: providing a platform for photography students worldwide. First prize is top Sony digital imaging equipment and the overall winning university is given Sony digital imaging equipment worth €30,000. For this year’s student competition, we’re asking entrants to consider the theme In a Changing World.
Our world is changing rapidly, and we are looking for photographers who can show us positive stories of development and progress. This could encapsulate a whole range of different topics; from the environment, to technology, to the way we work and live. In five to 10 images depict how you, or someone you document, are responding to the changes around them. Entries must be submitted by 13.00 GMT on November 30, 2022. More information here
Youth competition: for young passionate photographers aged under 19 years-old. First prize is top Sony digital imaging equipment. Images submitted to the Sony World Photography Awards can be taken on any device, shot in any style – be black & white or colour – and approached from whichever angle you feel is best. It is free to enter and open to photographers under 19 year-olds submitting single images taken in 2022.
Photographers can enter up to three images relating to the theme Your Everyday. For this year’s Youth competition we’re asking photographers to show us their everyday. What does your day-to-day look like? What people surround you? What scenes do you see – bustling streets or idyllic landscapes? The overall winner receives the Youth Photographer of the Year title. The deadline for entries is 6 January 2023 at 13:00 (GMT). More information here
Celebrating the best contemporary photography from the past year, the Awards give vast exposure and opportunity to photographers worldwide. Sony supports the Awards to help the continued development of photographic culture by giving a global platform to today’s talent.
Entry to the Awards is completely free and photographers are judged anonymously by a panel of industry leading judges.
Photographers worldwide are invited to submit to the Awards’ four competitions: Professional, celebrating outstanding bodies of work between 5-10 images across ten categories; Open, rewarding the world’s best single images across ten categories; Youth, championing images by emerging talent under 19; and Student, highlight the work of photography students across the globe.
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