Jaw-dropping images snap up Open Category prizes in World Photography Awards

Caiman Crunch
Caiman Crunch (Image credit: © Ian Ford, United Kingdom, Winner, Open Competition, Natural World & Wildlife, Sony World Photography Awards 2024)

The World Photography Organisation has announced the category winners and shortlist for the open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2024 (SWPA).

The SWPA is one of the most prestigious photography competitions and is also one of the largest, and it has therefore been announcing various categories of winners in the lead-up to the Awards Ceremony. The most recent announcement is for the individual category winners for the open competition with the overall winner being announced at the ceremony. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 


Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.