Digital Cameras

Gallery: Extraordinary winners from the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

Gallery: Extraordinary winners...
Heroic work of the firefighters of Mexicali Baja California Mexico attending a gigantic fire of a recycling plant fire - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Mexico
Heroic work of the firefighters of Mexicali Baja California Mexico attending a gigantic fire of a recycling plant fire - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Mexico
View 66 Images
Dreamers and Warriors - 1st place winner in the National Awards for the Czech Republic and Overall winner in the Creative category
1/66
Dreamers and Warriors - 1st place winner in the National Awards for the Czech Republic and Overall winner in the Creative category
Underwater Gannets - 1st place winner in National Awards for UK and overall winner in the Natural World & Wildlife category
2/66
Underwater Gannets - 1st place winner in National Awards for UK and overall winner in the Natural World & Wildlife category
Natural phenomena & man creation - Overall winner in the Street Photography category
3/66
Natural phenomena & man creation - Overall winner in the Street Photography category
Stumps exposed from the water levels on the manmade Alder lake on the Nisqually River Dam, Washington - Overall winner in the Landscape category
4/66
Stumps exposed from the water levels on the manmade Alder lake on the Nisqually River Dam, Washington - Overall winner in the Landscape category
The 21st century museum's staff waters the lawn during a summer afternoon, Kanazawa, Japan - Overall winner in the Architecture category
5/66
The 21st century museum's staff waters the lawn during a summer afternoon, Kanazawa, Japan - Overall winner in the Architecture category
People taking healing baths in a pool of sea lye. The photo is taken over the sea salt mines near Bourgas, Bulgaria - 1st place winner in National Awards for Bulgaria
6/66
People taking healing baths in a pool of sea lye. The photo is taken over the sea salt mines near Bourgas, Bulgaria - 1st place winner in National Awards for Bulgaria
Dismantling the old Anton Bruckner University in Linz, Austria - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Austria
7/66
Dismantling the old Anton Bruckner University in Linz, Austria - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Austria
Fengshun Puzhai Huolong is a traditional folk culture activity in Meizhou, Guangdong - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong
8/66
Fengshun Puzhai Huolong is a traditional folk culture activity in Meizhou, Guangdong - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong
Photo was shot by drone in Kompung Chhnang - 3rd place winner in National Awards for Cambodia
9/66
Photo was shot by drone in Kompung Chhnang - 3rd place winner in National Awards for Cambodia
Freedom - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for China
10/66
Freedom - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for China
Fish Eyes - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Indonesia
11/66
Fish Eyes - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Indonesia
A street darama performed by a local young boy - 1st place winner in the National Awards for India
12/66
A street darama performed by a local young boy - 1st place winner in the National Awards for India
One of the emblematic memories of the old industry of Győr, the blasting of the last chimney of the former Plant Oil Factory - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Hungary
13/66
One of the emblematic memories of the old industry of Győr, the blasting of the last chimney of the former Plant Oil Factory - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Hungary
This photo shows a Vietnamese woman wearing a conical hat making red nets by hand in a traditional way - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Korea
14/66
This photo shows a Vietnamese woman wearing a conical hat making red nets by hand in a traditional way - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Korea
The shot was taken on a shore diving excursion off the north coast of Grand Cayman - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Ireland
15/66
The shot was taken on a shore diving excursion off the north coast of Grand Cayman - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Ireland
3rd place winner in the National Awards for Vietnam
16/66
3rd place winner in the National Awards for Vietnam
Photo taken on top of the Valanhukur mountain in Thorsmork, Iceland - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Estonia
17/66
Photo taken on top of the Valanhukur mountain in Thorsmork, Iceland - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Estonia
This was shot after blizzard in Helsinki cathedral - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Finland
18/66
This was shot after blizzard in Helsinki cathedral - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Finland
This photograph is taken at the Padma river, Rajshahi, Bangladesh - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Bangladesh
19/66
This photograph is taken at the Padma river, Rajshahi, Bangladesh - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Bangladesh
Exploring the otherworldly geothermal area of Kerlingarfjöll, Icelandic Highlands - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Latvia
20/66
Exploring the otherworldly geothermal area of Kerlingarfjöll, Icelandic Highlands - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Latvia
Cycling Japan day 105, Hell Valley, Hokkaido, Japan - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong
21/66
Cycling Japan day 105, Hell Valley, Hokkaido, Japan - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong
The Journey of Evolution - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Sri Lanka
22/66
The Journey of Evolution - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Sri Lanka
This small road in the country side runs through a beautiful patch of forest, cutting through the forest creating two divisions with beautiful distinctive patterns - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Sri Lanka
23/66
This small road in the country side runs through a beautiful patch of forest, cutting through the forest creating two divisions with beautiful distinctive patterns - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Sri Lanka
This photograph was taken from eight photographs taken from the same angle, but at different focal lengths - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Russia
24/66
This photograph was taken from eight photographs taken from the same angle, but at different focal lengths - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Russia
Indonesia Mount Bromo. People can take horses riding from jeep car park to the base of Mount Bromo. The picture showed horses parking at the base of Mount Bromo - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
25/66
Indonesia Mount Bromo. People can take horses riding from jeep car park to the base of Mount Bromo. The picture showed horses parking at the base of Mount Bromo - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
Street photography in Kyoto - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Japan
26/66
Street photography in Kyoto - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Japan
This picture was taken during Guatemala's custom during Catholic's main festivity, The Holy Week. These men are called "Cucuruchos", they dress in purple in order to celebrate Christ's death and resurrection - 1st place winner in National Awards for Central America
27/66
This picture was taken during Guatemala's custom during Catholic's main festivity, The Holy Week. These men are called "Cucuruchos", they dress in purple in order to celebrate Christ's death and resurrection - 1st place winner in National Awards for Central America
This picture was taken at near Taunggyi city, the northern Shan State, in Myanmar - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
28/66
This picture was taken at near Taunggyi city, the northern Shan State, in Myanmar - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
A Moment - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Cambodia
29/66
A Moment - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Cambodia
Aerial view of a small frozen forest lake in Oslo, Norway - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Norway
30/66
Aerial view of a small frozen forest lake in Oslo, Norway - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Norway
Thousands of women Buddhists line up the hillside to go to the mountains to practice the dharma, which is called Da Yuan Sheng Hui, in Sichuan, China - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for China Mainland
31/66
Thousands of women Buddhists line up the hillside to go to the mountains to practice the dharma, which is called Da Yuan Sheng Hui, in Sichuan, China - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for China Mainland
Untitled, processed to look like a Neoclassic fine art painting - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
32/66
Untitled, processed to look like a Neoclassic fine art painting - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
Vestrahorn Moutain, Iceland - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
33/66
Vestrahorn Moutain, Iceland - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
This is the vessel's first sail having been escorted by two tug boats for more than 36 hours - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Singapore
34/66
This is the vessel's first sail having been escorted by two tug boats for more than 36 hours - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Singapore
Riyadh Entrepreneurs - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Saudi Arabia
35/66
Riyadh Entrepreneurs - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Saudi Arabia
An aerial shot taken with Mavic 2 pro over sea side of Kuwait city during the low tide - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Kuwait
36/66
An aerial shot taken with Mavic 2 pro over sea side of Kuwait city during the low tide - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Kuwait
The picture was taken in Copenhagen zoo - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Denmark
37/66
The picture was taken in Copenhagen zoo - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Denmark
Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Romania
38/66
Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Romania
Wide open mouth of a male sea lion - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Peru
39/66
Wide open mouth of a male sea lion - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Peru
'Gurungs' from the remote himalayan range of Nepal go to the wild twice a year just to harvest the honey from the himalayan honey bees - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Nepal
40/66
'Gurungs' from the remote himalayan range of Nepal go to the wild twice a year just to harvest the honey from the himalayan honey bees - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Nepal
Holy Festival in India, where colors and flowers used to celebrate the festival - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
41/66
Holy Festival in India, where colors and flowers used to celebrate the festival - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Thailand
Framing of Peaceful - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Cambodia
42/66
Framing of Peaceful - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Cambodia
Follow Us - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Germany
43/66
Follow Us - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Germany
Photograph taken in the subway of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Chile
44/66
Photograph taken in the subway of Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Chile
Shot at Walchenklamm, Germany when it was raining in the middle of the night - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Belgium
45/66
Shot at Walchenklamm, Germany when it was raining in the middle of the night - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Belgium
In the early morning of the foggy Pindaya Plains, the farmer goes to work take a cow drawn carts - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Korea
46/66
In the early morning of the foggy Pindaya Plains, the farmer goes to work take a cow drawn carts - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Korea
The road to Jeju Island volcano - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Korea
47/66
The road to Jeju Island volcano - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Korea
Wild Meal - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Japan
48/66
Wild Meal - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Japan
The Face - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Lithuania
49/66
The Face - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Lithuania
Heroic work of the firefighters of Mexicali Baja California Mexico attending a gigantic fire of a recycling plant fire - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Mexico
50/66
Heroic work of the firefighters of Mexicali Baja California Mexico attending a gigantic fire of a recycling plant fire - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Mexico
At the Inle Lake,one of the most famous and beautiful lakes of Myanmar - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
51/66
At the Inle Lake,one of the most famous and beautiful lakes of Myanmar - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Myanmar
Midnight Surf - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Philippines
52/66
Midnight Surf - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Philippines
Magical Door - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Oman
53/66
Magical Door - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Oman
Golden Waves - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Slovakia
54/66
Golden Waves - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Slovakia
Three women see people through the windows in Nepaljung Street in the morning - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Nepal
55/66
Three women see people through the windows in Nepaljung Street in the morning - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Nepal
Batam ,Indonesia. This is Mega Wisata Ocarina Batam - 2nd place winner in the National Awards Taiwan Region
56/66
Batam ,Indonesia. This is Mega Wisata Ocarina Batam - 2nd place winner in the National Awards Taiwan Region
Woman wearing the shiromuku dress (made of the kanjis shiro (白) “white” and muku (無垢) “purity” that the bride wears during a traditional Shinto wedding in Tokyo - Winner in the Travel category
57/66
Woman wearing the shiromuku dress (made of the kanjis shiro (白) “white” and muku (無垢) “purity” that the bride wears during a traditional Shinto wedding in Tokyo - Winner in the Travel category
Sunrise at Mount Bromo East Java Indonesia - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Malaysia
58/66
Sunrise at Mount Bromo East Java Indonesia - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Malaysia
People in Hon Yen commune, Phu Yen province, in central Vietnam - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Vietnam
59/66
People in Hon Yen commune, Phu Yen province, in central Vietnam - 2nd place winner in the National Awards for Vietnam
The detail of the Gorner Glacier, Zermatt, Switzerland - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Taiwan Region
60/66
The detail of the Gorner Glacier, Zermatt, Switzerland - 3rd place winner in the National Awards for Taiwan Region
Steven Walker is a local indigenous man from regional Australia - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Australia
61/66
Steven Walker is a local indigenous man from regional Australia - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Australia
Life of Family - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Bangladesh
62/66
Life of Family - 1st place winner in the National Awards for Bangladesh
Shot underwater in Hawaii, this image is part of a Muses Colllection - Overall winner in the Motion category
63/66
Shot underwater in Hawaii, this image is part of a Muses Colllection - Overall winner in the Motion category
Grayson Perry, Birth - Overall winner in the Portraiture category
64/66
Grayson Perry, Birth - Overall winner in the Portraiture category
Shadow Puppetry is an ancient folk art with a history of more than 2000 years in China. The village shadow puppet performers perform for the local villagers in the courtyard of a stone house - Overall winner in the Culture category and 1st place winner in the National Awards for China Mainland
65/66
Shadow Puppetry is an ancient folk art with a history of more than 2000 years in China. The village shadow puppet performers perform for the local villagers in the courtyard of a stone house - Overall winner in the Culture category and 1st place winner in the National Awards for China Mainland
This is a photograph of resin artwork. Using self-made paint mixed with resin to capture colours in liquefaction and also in petrifaction form - Overall winner in the Still Life category and 1st place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong
66/66
This is a photograph of resin artwork. Using self-made paint mixed with resin to capture colours in liquefaction and also in petrifaction form - Overall winner in the Still Life category and 1st place winner in the National Awards for Hong Kong

After recently revealing a massively impressive shortlist, the Sony World Photography Awards has announced the winners in its Open competition celebrating the best single images taken in the past twelve months. Spread across ten varied categories, these incredible images present a magnificently diverse snapshot of the art of photography in 2019.

The Sony World Photography Awards is undeniably one of the largest and most influential photography competitions in the world today. The Awards are spread across categories including Travel, Landscape and Culture, with entries split between Open and Professional competitions. The Open competition celebrates the art of a single image, while the Professional competition evaluates larger portfolios of work comprising between five and ten images.

Dreamers and Warriors - 1st place winner in the National Awards for the Czech Republic and Overall winner in the Creative category
Dreamers and Warriors - 1st place winner in the National Awards for the Czech Republic and Overall winner in the Creative category

This first wave of winning images concentrates on entries in the Open competition, with ten single category winners presented alongside 62 National Award winners, recognizing the best overall submissions from individual countries.

Stumps exposed from the water levels on the manmade Alder lake on the Nisqually River Dam, Washington - Overall winner in the Landscape category
Stumps exposed from the water levels on the manmade Alder lake on the Nisqually River Dam, Washington - Overall winner in the Landscape category

In April, alongside the Professional winners announcement, the competition will reveal an overall photographer of the year, but ahead of that take a look at some of the spectacular category and National Awards winners in our gallery.

Source: Sony World Photography Awards

0 comments
There are no comments. Be the first!