Winners unveiled at Sony World Photo Awards 2023

Sony World Photo Awards 2023
(Image credit: © Edgar Martins, Portugal, Photographer of the Year, Professional competition, Portraiture, Sony World Photography Awards 2023)

The overall winners of the prestigious Sony World Photo Awards (SWPA) 2023 have been announced at a ceremony that took place at the Hilton Park Lane, London, England. 

This year’s winning photos are as diverse as they are significant, covering stories of love and loss, war and reconciliation, empowerment, and so much more. For the first time, the SWPA also created a Sustainability Prize that recognizes the outstanding work of a photographer highlighting environmental issues and intuitive solutions. 

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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.