Name of Competition: Sony World Photography Awards 2022
Closing Date: 14 January 2022
Art Competition Details
The 15th edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the leading competition for photographers and artists, is now open for entries. Celebrating the very best in photography today, the Awards welcome photographers of all different skill levels and experience around the globe to submit their best work FOR FREE to the Awards’ Professional, Open, Student and Youth competitions.
The Professional competition – closes 14th January, 2022, at 13:00 (GMT) – recognises outstanding photo series of five to 10 images and has 10 categories photographers can enter. Photographers can enter all 10 categories (the series submitted must be different) for free. Photographer of the Year wins $25,000, a range of top Sony digital kit plus global exposure. Discover more about the Professional competition, and it’s 10 categories, here:
The Open competition – closes 7th January, 2022, at 13:00 (GMT) – rewards the world’s best single images across 10 categories. Photographers can enter up to three standalone images for free. Open Photographer of the Year wins $5,000, a range of Sony digital kit plus global exposure. Discover more about the Open competition, and it’s 10 categories, here: https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/open
The Student competition – closes 30th November, 2022, at 13:00 (GMT) – provides a platform for photography students worldwide. Designed to challenge students undertaking top degrees / courses at institutions worldwide, the 2022 brief asks students to respond to the theme Connections through five to 10 images. A combined total of €30,000 Sony digital imaging kit to Student Photographer of the Year and their University / institution. Discover more here: https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/student
The Youth competition is dedicated to young photographers aged from 12 to 19 years-old.
Running as monthly competitions with a changing theme running from 1 June to 31 December, 2021, budding photographers can enter up to three images per month. Monthly winners go on to compete to win the Youth Photographer of the Year title plus top Sony digital imaging equipment and global exposure. Discover more here: https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/youth
Photographers are able to register themselves in the competition using their Facebook, Weibo or Google accounts, as well as uploading images via their Instagram. Entry to the Awards is completely free and photographers are judged anonymously by a panel of industry-leading experts.
Find out more about the Sony World Photography Awards at www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards
Who may enter? Open to anyone around the world
Website with Art Competition details: https://www.worldphoto.org/competitions