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Here's some great photos from the Sony World Photography awards

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The shortlist for the Sony World Photography Awards Professional competition has been announced. The competition winners will be selected on the 17th April 2019, with all the shortlisted works being exhibited at Somerset House from 18th April until May 6th.

The photos, some of which are below, were chosen by a panel of expert judges across photography, culture, media and academia, and span across ten diverse categories. The photos are all part of larger bodies of work by each photographer, and the overall winner will received US$25,000 as their prize. Not bad aye?

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Take a look at just some of the shortlist here;

© Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina Piccinni, Italy, Shortlist, Professional, Discovery (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© David Behar, United States of America, Shortlist, Professional, Architecture, 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Brent Stirton, South Africa, Shortlist, Professional, Documentary, 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Kohei Ueno, Japan, Shortlist, Professional, Sport (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Trent Mitchell, Australia, Shortlist, Professional, Sport (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Alain Schroeder, Belgium, Shortlist, Professional, Natural World & Wildlife (Professional), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Laetitia Vançon, France, Shortlist, Professional, Portraiture (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Kohei Ueno, Japan, Shortlist, Professional, Sport (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

© Pol Kurucz, France, Shortlist, Professional, Creative (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

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(Main Image: © Mustafa Hassona, Palestine, State of, Shortlist, Professional, Documentary, 2019 Sony World Photography Awards)

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