Sony world photography award winners

 

World Photography Awards
Andrea Gjestvang, Norway – winner, L’Iris d’Or
Category: Professional/People
Series: One Day in History
Ylva Helen Schwenke, a survivor of the mass shooting on the island of Utøya on 22


Roman Pyatkovka, Ukraine
Category: Professional/Conceptual
Series: Soviet Photo
Pictures and pages from the magazine Soviet Photo were combined with the author’s works of the Soviet period for this highly original series


Adam Pretty, Australia
Category: Professional/Sport
Melissa Wu of Australia practices during a diving training session ahead of the London Olympic Games on 25 July 2012


Myriam Meloni, Italy
Category: Professional/Arts and Culture
Series: The Limousine
Twins Laura and Bel on the day of their birthday celebration in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2011. In Latin America, the celebration of the 15th birthday of a teenager is very important because it marks the transition from childhood to maturity


Gali Tibbon, Israel
Category: Professional/Travel
Series: Journey to Jerusalem of Africa
A ray of light penetrates into a church through a cross-shaped window as a pilgrim walks past


Jens Juul, Denmark
Category: Professional/Portraits
Series: Six Degrees of Copenhagen
A portrait of an anonymous woman in the Danish capital


Klaus Thymann, Denmark
Category: Professional/Fashion and Beauty
Series: i-D Iceland
This shot was taken on the slowly moving edges of a glacier


Nenad Saljic, Croatia
Category: Professional/Landscape
Series: A Portrait of the Matterhorn
Night Clouds #3, 7 Jan 2012 – 3:17 AM. Matterhorn, 4478m, at full moon


Valerio Bispuri, Italy
Category: Professional/Contemporary Issues
Series: Encerrados
A closeup of inmates at a violent prison near Caracas, Venezuela, where many are armed


Ilya Pitalev, Russia
Category: Professional/Current Affairs
Series: Personality and Society: Reality v Illusion
North Korean soldiers and civilians on the stand of the Kim Il-sung stadium


Alice Caputo, Italy
Category: Professional/Lifestyle
Series: Summer Family
The images show the photographer’s family on a seaside holiday in Liguria in the summer of 2012


Christian Åslund, Sweden
Category: Professional/Campaign
Series: Honkey Kong
An advertising campaign for the shoe brand Jim Rickey featuring 2D platform-game perspectives of the city of Hong Kong


Alecsandra Dragoi, Romania
Category: Youth/Culture
Series: Traditions
New Year’s Eve celebrations in Romania


Natalia Wiernik, Poland – Student Focus photographer of the year
Title: Poland


Nguyen Hoang Hiep, Vietnam – Open photographer of the year
Title: Storm

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