Sony World Photography Awards 2019

Description

Deadline
• Professional competition - 11th January 2019
• Open competition - 4th January 2019
• Youth competition - 4th January 2019
• Student competition - 30th November 2018

Who may enter
The competitions are open to photographers from all over the world.

Description
The Sony World Photography Awards are organised annually by World Photography Organisation and sponsored by Sony.

The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions:

Professional competition
All entrants must be over 18. There are 10 categories: Architecture, Brief, Creative, Discovery, Documentary, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, and Sport.
Open competition
The competition is open to anyone. There are 10 categories: Architecture, Culture, Creative, Motion, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, Travel.
Youth competition
To enter the Youth competition you must be aged between 12-19. 
Student competition
The competition is open to all students of photography from World Photography Organisation’s selected Universities. All entrants must be aged between 18 and 30 years of age. To take part in the Student competition your university needs to be registered.

Entry fees
There are no entry fees.

Prizes
• Professional competition

Photographer of the Year - $25,000 (USD) / Sony digital imaging equipment / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Category winners - Flights & accommodation to awards ceremony in London / Sony digital imaging equipment / Publication in winners’ book / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Finalists - Publication in winners’ book / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Shortlist - Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London.

• Open competition

Open Competition winner - $5,000 (USD) / Sony digital imaging equipment / Flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in London / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Category winners - Sony digital imaging equipment / Publication in winners’ book / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Shortlist - Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London / Publication in winners’ book.

• Youth competition

Youth competition winner - Flights and accommodation to awards in London / Sony digital imaging equipment / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London.
Shortlist - Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London / Publication in winners’ book.

• Student Focus

All 10 shortlisted photographers are given Sony digital imaging equipment and flown to London to attend the Sony World Photography Awards ceremony, with the winner receiving €30,000 worth of Sony photography equipment for his or her university.

Website
Please visit www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards to learn more about the competition.