Sony World Photography Awards: our pick

The shortlist for the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards has been announced featuring images across a range of categories, from portraiture to fashion, current affairs to nature and wildlife. Here are some of our favourites

Paolo Pellegrin, Italy, Finalist, Current Affairs, Professional Competiiton

The shortlist for the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards has been announced featuring images across a range of categories, from portraiture to fashion, current affairs to nature and wildlife. Here are our favourites

The 2013 awards attracted 122,000 entries from 170 countries across professional, youth and open competitions. Here’s our pick from the entries. See the entire shortlist here


Agurtxane Concellon, Norway, Shortlist, Travel, Professional Competition


Danish Siddiqui, India, Finalist, Arts and Culture, Professional Competition


Ernest Goh, Singapore, Finalist, Nature & Wildlife, Professional Competition 2013_50p


Gali Tibbon, Israel, Finalist, Travel, Professional Competition (we wish we knew more about the story behind this one but caption information is unfortunately limited)

Jens Juul, Denmark, Finalist, Portraiture, Professional

Manuel Brabo, Spain, Finalist, Current Affairs, Professional Competition


Myriam Meloni, Argentina, Finalist, Arts and Culture, Professional Competition


Oliver Weiken, Germany, Shortlist, Current Affairs, Professional Competition


Pete Muller, United States, Finalist, People, Professional Competition


Ryan Pierse, Australia, Finalist, Sport, Professional Competition


Samuel James, USA, Finalist, Contemporary Issues, Professional Competition


Satirat Damampai, Thailand, Shortlist, Campaign, Professional Competition


Scout Tufankjian, United States, Finalist, Campaign, Professional Competition

Danny Cohen, Australia, Shortlist, Enhanced, Open Competition


Elmar Akhmetov, Kazakhstan, Shortlist, Low Light, Open Competition


Maciej Makowski, Poland, Shortlist, Travel, Open Competition



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