Winning images from the Sony World Photographic Awards 2012 will be exhibited at the World Photo London festival, running from the 27th April to 20th May, it has been announced.
This year’s successful snappers will have beaten off competition from over 112,000 entries in 171 countries worldwide.
Shortlisted entries, released earlier this month, represent work by budding amateurs as well as seasoned professionals in categories spanning from photojournalism and documentary to nature and sport.
Taking pride of place at the show will be the images from new L’Iris d’Or – the Sony Professional Photographer of the Year. The photographer taking the crown from last year’s winner Alejandro Chaskielberg is due to be announced at the Sony World Photography Awards Gala Ceremony.
The World Photo London 2012 programme offers a range of talks, seminars, exhibitions, and creative workshops and is being billed as the ‘global photographic event of the year’.