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Sony World Photography Awards 2022
(Image credit: © Catherine Falls, Ireland, Shortlist, Open, Lifestyle, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards)

The final set of winners has just been announced for the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards. Photographers from all over the globe are invited to take part and this year winners included French, Vietnamese, Italian, Estonian and Bangladeshi photographers among others. 

In each of the ten categories – Architecture, Creative, Landscape, Lifestyle, Motion, Natural World & Wildlife, Object, Portraiture, Street Photography and Travel – one overall winner is selected, as well as ten shortlisted photographers. More than 170,000 images were entered into this year's professional contest, so competition was fierce. 

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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.