Sony World Photography Awards 2013 announce shortlist of finalists
The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlists for the professional, open and youth categories of the 2013 Sony World Photography awards. This year's competition saw the highest number of submissions to date with more than 122,000 entries from 170 countries. The shortlist offers an insight into a remarkable gallery of images. Winners are scheduled to be announced in March and April.
Professional Category Finalists:
A selection of photographs in this category will be exhibited in London at the Winners' Exhibition, 26 April - 12 May 2013.
Open Category Finalists
The Open competition is designed for amateur photographers with an opportunity to have their work awarded as well as the chance to be discovered.
|'The Godfather' by Peter Delaney - Finalist for the Open Nature & Wildlife category.|
Youth Shortlist and Commended:
According to organisation the aim of this category was to discover budding photographers and provide an avenue that helps them channel their creative energy into producing meaningful work and exposing their work to a larger audience.
|Carla & Xenia by BertaVicente - Finalist for Youth Portraits Award||Alecsandra Dragoi, Romania - Finalist for Youth Culture Award|
|Aaron Rigsby, USA - Finalist for Youth Commendable Environment Award|
|AT-6 Harvard by jarud|
from Trainer aircraft
|Monarch butterflies winter roost at Pismo Beach by cjf2|
from Safety in Numbers (Nature)