Epson Pano Awards 2022 delivers stunning and surreal captures of Earth

The Epson International Pano Awards 2022
The Vein, Overall Winner (Image credit: Jinyi He)

The Epson International Pano Awards is the world’s largest competition dedicated to panoramic photography. Now in its 13th year, it attracts thousands of entrants and this year's winning images are a mix of striking and surreal, man-made and natural.

This year, 98 countries were represented by the 1197 photographers who entered the Open and Amateur Awards. Each award is split further into categories that include nature and landscape and built environment and architecture. There is also an award for the best VR/360° images as well as the Epson Digital Art Prize, a curators awards, the Nikon Australia Award, a Raw Planet award, and a special award for the highest scoring images taken from the sky, from a phone or on film. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.