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Sony World Photography Award Winners

Sony World Photography Award Winners

Sony World Photography Award Winners
21 March 2014

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)

Going Home

Neville Jones, Australia National Award – 1st Place


Luis Chandi Páez, Ecuador National Award – 1st Place


Holger Schmidtke, Germany National Award – 1st Place

Jump of Life

Cheung Lai San, Hong Kong National Award – 1st Place

Not Superman

Irwansyah, Indonesia National Award – 1st Place

Sahara Express

Rafael Gutiérrez Garitano, Spain National Award – 1st Place

The Mongol

Simon Morris, United Kingdom National Award – 2nd Place


Alpay Erdem, Turkey Winner Open


Chen Li, China Winner Open

Nature & Wildlife

Gert Van Den Bosch, Netherlands Winner Open

Split Second

Hairul Azizi Harun, Malaysia Winner Open


Ivan Pedretti, Italy Winner Open

Low Light

Vlad Eftenie, Romania Winner Open

What are you staring at !?

Chin Boon Leng, Singapore, 1st place, Singapore National Award

A touch of a 17th century Dutch painting

Theo de Witte, Netherlands National Award – 1st Place