Call for applications for the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Sony World Photography Competition is one of the world’s leading photography competitions.  Produced by the World Photography Organization, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Award is one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar.

 

The sONY Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards offer world-class opportunities for exposure of their work.

Now in its 13th year, the Awards consist of four competitions: Professional (for a body of work), Open (for a single image), Student (for academic institutions) and Youth (for 12-19 year-olds). Always free to enter, there is a competition and a category for everyone – from Architecture, Documentary, Landscape, Portraiture, Sport, Street Photography, Wildlife, Travel, Culture and more.

 

All images are judged by industry experts from across the world, who come together each year in London to reward standout works. A total prize fund of $60,000 (USD) plus the latest Sony digital imaging equipment is shared between the winning photographers.

Sony World Photography Awards 2020 Details:

Hosted By:

  • Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards

Categories:

The Sony World International Photography Competition has four categories:

  • Professional Category: Recognising outstanding bodies of work​
  • Open Category: Rewarding the world’s best single images
  • Youth: Best single images by photographers aged 12-19
  • Student: For photography students worldwide

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Prizes:

  • Professional Category
    • Photographer of the Year receives $25,000 (USD), a range of Sony digital imaging equipment and inclusion in the Sony World Photography Exhibition at Somerset House, London
    • Ten category winners receive flights and accommodation to the Awards ceremony in London, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment, publication in the Sony World Photography Awards book, inclusion in the Sony World Photography Exhibition at Somerset House, London.
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners receive Awards ceremony ticket, publication in the Sony World Photography Awards book, inclusion in the Sony World Photography AwardsExhibition at Somerset House, London
    • Shortlisted photographers – works shown on digital screens at Sony World Photography  Exhibition at Somerset House, London
  • Open Category
    • Open Photographer of the Year receives $5,000 (USD), a range of  Sony digital imaging equipment, flights and accommodation to the Awards ceremony in London and inclusion in  Exhibition at Somerset House, London
    • 10 category winners receive a range of Sony digital imaging equipment, publication in Sony World Photography Awards book and inclusion in the Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London
    • Shortlisted photographers – works shown on digital screens at Somerset House, London
  • Youth Category
    • Youth competition winner: Flights and accommodation to awards in London / Sony digital imaging equipment / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London
    • Shortlist: Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London / Publication in winners’ book
  • Student Category:
    • Student Photographer of the Year receives €30,000 worth of Sony digital imaging equipment for his or her institution and inclusion in the Exhibition at Somerset House, London
    • 10 shortlisted photographers receive flights and accommodation to the Awards ceremony in London, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment, publication in Sony World Photography Awards book and inclusion in the Exhibition at Somerset House, London

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The contest is open to all and free to enter

How to Apply for International Photography Contest 2020? 

You can apply for the Sony Photography competition through an online application form. Before filling the online application form, choose the category you are applying for.

Application Deadline:

  • Apply for the Professional category by January 14, 2020, at 13.00 (GMT
  • Apply for the Open category by January 7, 2020
  • Apply for the Youth category by December 31, 2019
  • Apply for the Student category by November 29, 2019, at 13.00 (GMT)

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