Stunning North Sea surf photo wins Sony World Photo Awards' Motion category

Sony World Photography Awards 2022
(Image credit: © Raido Nurk, Estonia, Winner, Open, Motion, 2022 Sony World Photography Awards)

The entries for this year's Sony World Photography Awards were astonishing, especially when displayed at the exhibition in Somerset House, London, England. The diverse collection of photos was narrowed down by the judges from over 300,000 submissions from more than 200 countries. 

In each category, first, second and third place was awarded to the photographers whose images made the most impact on the judges. This year, Raido Nurk, an Estonian-born, Netherlands-based photographer was crowned the Motion category winner for his image Surfing Festival

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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.