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Best Photos at the Sony World Photography Awards 2016

This year’s competition set a new photo submissions record ( 230,103 ) but only  14 of them won an award.

Iranian photo journalist AsgharKhamseh was named L’Iris d’Or Photographe of this year’s Sony World Photography awards.

Kevin Frayer from Canada became the first photographer to win in two professional categories: Environment and People, while Sam Delaware from Maine, U.S.A, who is 18 years old, won the Young Photographer  of the Year award.

Some of the winners are French photographers Amelie Labourdette  and Julien Mauve in the Architecture and Concept categories, Greek Angelos Tzortzinis for the series of photos he took during the refugees crisis, and Italian Marcello Bonfanti, who took emotional photos of Ebola survivors.

The photos that won awards at the Sony World Photography Awards 2016 will be put on display in London between April 22 and May 8.

Let’s take a look at some of the photos that won awards this year.

Enchanted Forest – by Kei Nomiyama, apan – the Open Photographer of the Year award.

Enchanted Forest
Enchanted Forest

“Glue Boys” by Sofia Jern, Finland – Student Focus Photographer of the Year award

Glue Boys
Glue Boys

 “TransBrasil” by Jetmir Idrizi, Kosovo

TransBrasil
TransBrasil

Waiting for Candymen by Kirstin Schmitt, Germany –  the Candid Winner award

Waiting for the Candymen
Waiting for the Candymen

Greetings from Mars by Julien Mauvre, France – Concept category

Greetings from Mars
Greetings from Mars

In Search of the European Dream by Angelos Tzortzinis, Greece

In Search of the European Dream
In Search of the European Dream

Eagle Hunters of  Western China – by Kevin Frayer – Environment category

Eagle Hunters of Western China
Eagle Hunters of Western China

 

Land of Nothingness – by Maroesjka Lavigne, Belgium

Land of Nothingness
Land of Nothingness

Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau – by Kevin Frayer, Canada – People category

Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Platea
Nomadic Life Threatened on the Tibetan Plateau

Ebola Survivors by  Marcello Bonfanti, Italy

Ebola Survivors
Ebola Survivors

Which is your favorite photo from the ones listed above ?

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