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Sony World Photography Award Winners

If you're craving a holiday, best look away now - the following gallery isn't going to help things.

These stunning images are just some of the winners of the Young, Open and National sections of the Sony World Photography competition. A judging panel from the World Photographic Academy and Sony sifted through a staggering 139,554 images, selecting some of the finest travel photography we've ever seen.

Professional category winners and the L’Iris D’Or/Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year title will be announced in London on 30 April, with a collection of shortlisted and winning photographs going on display at London's Somerset House from 1-18 May. Book your tickets here and check out all of the winners here.

(Images: World Photography Organisation)

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