Cowgirl barrel racing is among the World Photography Open Award highlights

Sony World Photography Open Awards 2023
Slam on the Brakes (Image credit: Zhenhuan Zhou (China Mainland) / Sony World Photography Awards 2023)

The Sony World Photography Awards has unveiled the Open category winners, as well as the shortlist of final images, selected from over 200,000 entries competing for the title of Open Photographer of the Year 2023. 

Yet to be revealed are the overall winners in the Student, Youth and Professional competitions, which are expected to be announced next month at the prestigious awards ceremony taking place in London, England, on April 13.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.