Striking portraits and magical landscapes win at Sony World Photography Awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2022
(Image credit: © Amal Prasad, Sri Lanka, Winner, National Awards, Lifestyle, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards)

The national winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022 have just been announced and the images are breathtakingly beautiful. This year more than 340,000 images were submitted in total from more than 61 countries, of which 170,000 were entered into the open competition. 

Set up by the World Photography Organisation and Sony to support local photographic communities around the world, the National Awards program includes 65 winners from Austria to Bangladesh, to North Korea, Qatar, Taiwan, Poland and everywhere in between. 

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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.