Sony World Photography Awards 2014: official shortlists revealed

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    The shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 has been announced by the World Photography Organisation, and below we have published a gallery of highlights from both the Professional and Open Competition shortlists.

    The WPO reports a record number of entries int he Sony World Photography Awards 2014 contest – 139,554 images from photographers in 166 countries.

    All of the images on the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 shortlist will feature at London’s Somerset House from 1-18 May as part of the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 Exhibition, and the winning and finalist images will also be published in the Sony World Photography Awards 2014 book.

    Winners of the Open and Youth Competition categories will be announced on 18 March 2014, and Professional category winners will be revealed at the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony in London on 30 April, when the overall L’Iris D’Or winner will be named.

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    Sony World Photography Awards 2014: Open Competition Shortlist highlights

    Muddy Smile - Alpay Erdem, Turkey

    Muddy Smile – Alpay Erdem, Turkey

     

    Zeybeks - Hasan Baglar, Cyprus

    Zeybeks – Hasan Baglar, Cyprus

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    Yellow Fellow - Anurag Kumar, India

    Yellow Fellow – Anurag Kumar, India

    Homebound - Ata Mohammad Adnan, Bangladesh

    Homebound – Ata Mohammad Adnan, Bangladesh

     

    What are you staring at? - Chin Boon Leng, Singapore

    What are you staring at? – Chin Boon Leng, Singapore

     

    Untitled - Guillermo Barquero, Costa Rica

    Untitled – Guillermo Barquero, Costa Rica

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    Beer festival in Munich - li hao, China

    Beer festival in Munich – li hao, China

     

    Young men from the Kara Tribe, Omo, Ethiopia - Louise Porter, United States

    Young men from the Kara Tribe, Omo, Ethiopia – Louise Porter, United States

     

    Vakil Bath - Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, Iran

    Vakil Bath – Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, Iran

     

    Be Cheerful Even in the Darkest of Times - Samantha Fortenberry, United States

    Be Cheerful Even in the Darkest of Times – Samantha Fortenberry, United States

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    The Calm Before The Storm - Sean Batten, United Kingdom

    The Calm Before The Storm – Sean Batten, United Kingdom

     

    The Mongol - Simon Morris, United Kingdom

    The Mongol – Simon Morris, United Kingdom

     

    Ples u tami II - Vuk Adzic, Serbia

    Ples u tami II – Vuk Adzic, Serbia

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    Samsara - Wolfgang Weinhardt, Germany

    Samsara – Wolfgang Weinhardt, Germany

     

    Emotional outpouring of bride - Yao Wang Chong, Taiwan

    Emotional outpouring of bride – Yao Wang Chong, Taiwan

    PAGE 1: Sony World Photography Awards 2014 Open Competition shortlist
    PAGE 2: Sony World Photography Awards 2014 Professional Competition shortlist

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