The 2014 Sony World Photography Award Winners!


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The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards have finally published the winners of their world-wide photo competition. This year, 139,554 images from 70,000 entries made it into the competition.

The competition is separated into 4 major sections – Professional, Open, Student and Youth. Each category is filled with incredible submissions, and most of them are also split into sub-categories. The winner and shortlist galleries are definitely worth checking out, because whatever sort of photography you’re interested in, you’ll probably find it there. And no matter what category or sub-category they’re in, you can be assured that they’re some of the best photos that people have come up with this year.

 

Winners In Open Category

Enhanced category: “Rescue Operation” by Kylli Sparre, Estonia, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Smile category: “Muddy smile” by Alpay Erdem, Turkey, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Panoramic category: “Starry Lighthouse” by Ivan Pedretti, Italy, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Architecture category: “Under the staircase” by Holger Schmidtke, Germany, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Split Second category: Untitled by Hairul Azizi Harun, Malaysia, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Nature & Wildlife category: “The cold pony” by Gert van den Bosch, Netherlands, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

People category: “Poor god” by Arup Ghosh, India, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Arts & Culture category: “Rodeo” by Valerie Prudon, France, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Winners In Youth Category

Portraits category: Untitled by Paulina Metzscher, Germany, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Environment category: “Life and Line” by Turjoy Chowdhury, Bangladesh, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Culture category: Anastasia Zhetvina, Russia, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

 

Winners In National Category

Indonesia National Award: “Not Superman” by Irwansyah, Indonesia, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Singapore National Award: “What are you staring at !?” by Chin Boon Leng, Singapore, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Honk Kong National Award: “Fire Dragon” by Chi Hung Cheung, 2nd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Nordics National Award: “Exit” by Michael Nordqvist, Sweden, 1st Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Hong Kong National Award:  ”Jump of Life” by Cheung Lai San, Hong Kong, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Thailand National Award: “Children Day” by Suthas Rungsirisilp, Thailand, 1st Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Vietnam National Award: “Tin Oven Builders” by Minh Ngo Thanh, Vietnam, 3rd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

China National Award: Untitled by Minwei Yan, China, 3rd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Peru National Award: “Smiles in the Cemetery” by Milko Torres Ramirez, Peru, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Nordics National Award: “Lightning” by Lise Sundberg, 3rd place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

South Korea National Award: “Ripples in the calm lake” Dowon Choi, Korea, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

United Kingdom National Award: “The Calm Before the Storm” by Sean Batten, United Kingdom, 1st Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Poland National Award: “The inhabitant of Szack of Ukraine and her horse” by Mateusz Baj, Poland, 1st place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

China National Award: “Horse fighting in Rongshui, Guangxi” by Ngai-bun Wong, China, 2nd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Australia National Award: “Going Home” by Neville Jones, Australia, 1st Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

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  1. Why does animal cruelty get an award?

    China National Award: “Horse fighting in Rongshui, Guangxi” by Ngai-bun Wong, China, 2nd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

  2. Why does animal cruelty deserve a reward?

    China National Award: “Horse fighting in Rongshui, Guangxi” by Ngai-bun Wong, China, 2nd Place, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

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