Here Are The Winners Of 2018 Sony World Photography National Awards
This year is the 11th anniversary of one of the most respected and influential photography competitions in the world – The Sony World Photography Awards. Every year photographers from all around the world submit their best works – this year alone the hosts received a record total of 319,561 images.
The competition is divided into 4 different categories: Professional (body of work), open (single images), youth (photographers aged 12-19), and student focus. Also, a National Award is presented for one photo of each participating country.
The winners receive not only brand new photography equipment from Sony, but also hefty cash prizes – the Photographer of the Year receives a whopping $25k and the Open Photographer of the Year receives $5k.
Check out the photographers’ stunning works in the gallery below! Also, don’t forget to check out last year’s winners.
#1 Brendon Cremer, South Africa National Award
#2 Martin Stranka, Czech Republic National Award
#3 Paranyu Pithayarungsarit, Thailand National Award
#4 Suphakaln Wongcompune, Thailand National Award
#5 Isabelle Bacher, Austria National Award
#6 Wenjie Qiao, United States National Award
#7 Kyaw Win Hlaing, Myanmar National Award
#8 Chin Boon Leng, Singapore National Award
#9 Santiago Borja, Ecuador National Award
#10 Lynn Wu, Taiwan National Award