The World Photography Organization has revealed the top ten images of the last year in Sony World Photography Awards 2021, as the open category winners are announced. From wildlife to street photography, from epic landscapes to quiet portraits - the shots show the sheer diversity of photography today.
Each winner receives imaging equipment from Sony to develop their vision and will go on to compete for the overall Open Photographer of the Year title and a US$5,000) reward. The overall Open winner will be announced on the 15 April. The full gallery of shortlisted images can be seen on the World Photo Org website (opens in new tab).
The ten category winners are:
Best camera for street photography (opens in new tab)
Best camera for wildlife (opens in new tab)
Best camera for sports photography
(opens in new tab)Best camera for portraits
(opens in new tab)Best professional camera (opens in new tab)