OPEN COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition & Shutter Hub Discount


The World Photography Organisation has revealed the 10 photographs that have won the Open compeititon of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. The winners were selected from more than 105,000 entries, with the expert panel of judges looking for the best single image across the categories. One overall winner will be announced at the awards ceremony in central London on 20 April. 

All winners, along with the shortlist and a selection of commended images will go on display at Somerset House, London, during the 2017 exhibition – and excitingly, we’ve got an exclusive 20% discount on entry to the exhibition!

For those lucky enough to be in London, you can see these spectacular winning images at the Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr – 2017 Exhibition taking place at Somerset House, London from 21 April – 7 May 2017. 

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Bringing to London a complete celebration of photography, this exhibition will showcase a variety of genres from Architecture, Daily life, Documentary, Landscape, Portraiture, Sports, Street Photography, Wildlife and many more.  It will also present a unique selection of images, books and film from legendary photographer Martin Parr.

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To find out more about some of the Open and Pro shortlisted photographers, head to the WPO website and read their interviews:

Tadas Kazakevičius 

Julian Schievelkamp

Placido Faranda

Felicity McCabe


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