Sony World Photography Awards 2014: official shortlists revealed

Zeybeks - Hasan Baglar, Cyprus

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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