Amazing Shortlist for Sony Photography Awards


The shortlist is in for the 2012 Sony Photography awards. There were 122,000 entries submitted to the World Photography Organization from photographers in 170 countries. Since the deadline on January 4th, it was just over a month until the shortlist was revealed. With subjects such as travel, nature and wildlife, sport and current affairs, the competition is one of the most prestigious in the world.

The Sony Photography competition is open to amateur and professional photographers. The 2013 competition is currently underway and will remain open for submissions until September. In the meantime, enjoy some of the selected shortlist and wait to hear who the final winners will be in the coming months. The shortlisted pictures will be exhibited at the Somerset House in London, from April 26 until May 12.

(Above: Soul of Sir Hitchcock by Maciej Makowski)

The Wealthy Roma of Buzescu by Ivan Kashinsky

Eye to Eye by Rob Van Thienen

Journey to Jerusalem of Africa by Gali Tibbon

Journey to Jerusalem of Africa by Gali Tibbon

Bolted by Adam Pretty

Game of Colors by Anurag Kumar

Inside Kabul’s Screens by Danish Siddiqui

Starry Tree by Elmar Akhmetov

Running for Life by Frederick van Heerden

Untitled by Huu Hung Truong

Afrometals by Daniele Tamagni

Yi Peng Lantern Festival 2012 by Ng Chai Hock

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Shawn Saleme

Shawn Saleme is a contributing writer for Visual News. A 4th generation San Franciscan, Shawn has developed an adventurous spirit that has taken him to over 55 countries. His degree in cultural anthropology shapes his perspective and thirst to socially experiment in a rapidly shifting planet. His work has been featured in the Seattle Times, The Globalist and the Daily Mail. Currently he is writing a book about the shared economy. Connect with him @shawnsaleme.

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