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Sony World Photography Open Competition Awards Announced
By Joanna Lentini, March 29, 2017 @ 01:35 PM (EST)
Source: Sony


Open Competition, Motion Category, 1st Place
 

The Open Competition and National Award winners for the 10th Annual Sony World Photography Awards have been announced. The World Photography Organization, in collaboration with Sony, is the world's largest photography competition and received a whopping 227,596 entries last year. Of that nearly 106,000 entries were entered into the Open Competition.

The four competitions: Professional, Open, Youth, and Student Focus, all consist of various categories and overall winners will be announced on April 20th. The National Awards, now in its fourth year, is a global program initiated to award the best images from photographers in 66 countries. The awards are meant to honor the very best contemporary photography created over the past year. 

For now, we hope you enjoy having a look through some of the images which placed in the Open Competition, and are inspired to create future award-winning images!


3rd Place USA National Awards Winner 
 


3rd Place Taiwan National Awards Winner
 


1st Place Taiwan National Awards Winner
 


3rd Place Netherlands National Awards Winner & Commended in Wildlife Category
 


Commended, Wildlife Category, Open Competition
 


2nd Place New Zealand National Awards Winner
 


Commended, Wildlife Category, Open Competition
 


Commended, Wildlife Category, Open Competition


Commended, Wildlife Category, Open Competition
 


3rd Place Philippines National Awards and Commended in the Wildlife Category of Open Competition


Commended, Nature Category, Open Competition
 


Commended in Widlife Category, Open Competition


Shortlisted in Motion Category, Open Competition
 


2nd Place Colombia National Award Winner


Shortlisted in Wildlife Category, Open Competition


Commended, Enhanced Category, Open Competition
 



Christian Vizl, of Mexico, has been shortlisted in the Professional Competition's Natural World Category 
 


 


Read more about the competition here.
 

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