2012 01 06 Sony World Photography Awards 2012; Youth Award

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; Youth Award

Entry Start; 1 June 2011  Entry Close 6 January 2012

We are searching for the next generation of talented young photographers in this new competition, open to anyone under the age of 20. 

Whether you are studying photography in school or college, or just have a passion for taking photographs of your daily life, enter this competition for the chance to become the first ever Sony World Photography Awards Youth Award Winner

There are three great categories available to enter that will allow you to illustrate your blossoming photographic talent; Culture, Environment and People. You can enter a maximum of three photographs across the categories. 

Please note, once you have entered this competition you will not be able to enter the Open or Professional competitions.

Find out more about how you can participate in the Youth Award here.


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