Some of the world’s best contemporary photographs have been revealed.
Over the last few months, photographers from across the globe submitted 105,000 entries to the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards’ “open” competition, spanning 10 different categories including “wildlife,” “portrait” and “street photography.”
On March 28, Sony announced its 10 winners — and their work is striking.
Each winner received a Sony α7 II with lens kit and will go on to compete for the title of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards’ Open Photographer of the Year, which will be announced on April 20.
Winner: Camilo Diaz from Colombia
The photographer captured a crucial goal-scoring moment in an underwater rugby match.
A stunning wildlife shot of flamingos in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Tanita caught the ice blue and white of winter.
A simple portrait of a young girl.
A black and white shot of some creepiness on the street.
Scale is used to stunning effect to capture more than 1300 people practicing Tai-Chi in China.
A gorgeous yet understated color palette helped this photo win.