2012 01 06 Sony World Photography Awards 2012; Open Competition

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.

Current programmes include the Sony World Photography Awards, proudly sponsored by Sony; the Student Focus Programme; the World Photography Festival, the World Photography Collection and the Focus Award.

Judged by the World Photography Academy, the Sony World Photography Awards' mission is to discover talent across many diverse fields of photography and to unveil captivating stories photographed by people around the globe. We aim to support photographers beyond just receiving their award; once discovered, winners gain unparalleled exposure and promotion through our annual marketing campaign, publication across international media, global exhibitions, publication inside the annual Sony World Photography Awards book and are featured across the WPO website.

Sony World Photography Awards; Open Competition

Entry Start; 1 June 2011  Entry Close 6 January 2012

Are you an amateur photographer and a keen photography enthusiast, with an eye for capturing that perfect moment? If so, then this is the competition for you!

The Open Competition offers 10 diverse categories for you to enter, ranging from Action to Travel. As a WPO Member, you can enter up to 3 photographs for free, submitted into one category or spread across multiple categories. 

Increase your chances by upgrading to Advanced Membership (enter up to 6 images) or Premium Membership (enter up to 12 images). Find out more about upgrading your membership here. 

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter this competition where great imagery is everything, and imagination is the key ingredient.

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


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