2011 01 05 Sony World Photography Awards 2010; Professionals

The Competition


World Photography Awards


The World Photography Organisation delivers various initiatives and programmes across the global photographic community under the "World Photography" brand.

These programmes involve the amateur and professional photographer in commercial, cultural and educational activities within the photographic industry.

Currently included within the World Photography portfolio are the World Photography Awards sponsored by Sony; the World Photography Student Focus Programme; the World Photography Festival, the World Photography Collection and the World Photography Focus Programme.

Proudly sponsored by Sony, the World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading photographic awards programme in the World.  The World Photography Organisation (WPO) supports professional, amateur and student photography and lends a global platform for the photographic industry to communicate, converge and showcase current trends in Photojournalism, Fine Art and Commercial Photography.

Sony World Photography Awards; Professional Competition

Entry Start; 28 May 2010  Entry Close 5 January 2011

SonyWPA2-Img2Submit your work for the chance to become the next Professional Photographer of the Year and win the coveted prize, L’iris d’Or, along with prize money of $25,000.

The professional is a serious photographer with a true passion for the job – the art of taking pictures, documenting a story, conceptualising an idea, capturing emotions and evoking a response from those who view the finished product.

Submissions must be based on a body of work and contain a minimum of 3 images and a maximum of 10 images.

Within the Professional competition, three distinct sectors within photography are discovered and awarded.  The Commercial, Fine Art and Photojournalism & Documentary genres are all equally recognised and sought after.

For further information and to enter your work to the Sony World Photography Awards Professional Competition the competition website.

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