News and Events » World Photography Organization http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:43:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.10 Sony is accepting entries to 2016 World Photography Awards http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/sony-is-accepting-entries-to-2016-world-photography-awards/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/sony-is-accepting-entries-to-2016-world-photography-awards/#comments Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:48:55 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=789 Sony has announced the World Photography Organization is officially accepting entries for the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the largest photography competition in the world.

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© Marcin Klocek, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards is going on its ninth year and continues to hold its place as one of the most coveted competitions a photographer can enter into. The competition not only highlights the beautiful people, places, animals and landscapes from around the world, but also highlights emerging photographers year after year, showcasing the best of what the photography world has to offer.

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Mg Ko, 20 years old. A Shan farmer with his cow in Lui Pan Sone Village. Kayah State.

There are five competitions in total: Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus, each of which have their own categories for entry. Additionally, there are 47 National Awards, where the best image from each country is awarded.

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© Alamsyah Rauf, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

This year’s prizes reflect those of past years. In addition to being included in the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition at Somerset House, London and the resulting awards book, Sony gear and cash are up for grabs, $30,000 in total for the overall winners.

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© Carina Dumais, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

If you already have an image or two you’re looking to enter, head over to the World Photography Organisation’s website and submit your work. You can also keep up to date on the latest happenings through WPO’s Twitter page.

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© Ashwini Kapoor, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

These are some wines from last year.

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© Adrian Capusan, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Aashit Desai, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Seyms Brugger, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Ahmad Zikri / Mohamad Zuki, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Riski Januar, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Ekaterina Grigoryeva, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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© Kyaw Kyaw Winn, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

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