© Joyce Le Mesurier, Singapore, Open Competition Entry, Arts & Culture, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
The 2014 awards are looking for your submissions.
With just one month until the close of entries to the 2014 competitions, WPO is delighted to announce the 2014 Honorary Jury for this year's Sony World Photography Awards. The 2014 Honorary Jury will be chaired by William Hunt, photography strategist based in New York and comprises of photography professionals from the World Photographic Academy including:
- Ruth Eichhorn – Director of Photography, Geo Magazine (Germany)
- Johanna Neurath – Design Director, Thames & Hudson publishing (UK)
- Isabella Icoz – Art Adviser (Turkey and UK)
- Guy Harrington – Director, Soho Management (UK)
- Matthew Pillsbury – Photographer (USA)
- Harry Hardie – Panos Pictures/HERE Press (UK)
- Suzy Koo – Creative Media Manager, Burberry (UK)
- Poorna Bell – Lifestyle Editor, Huffington Post
- Simon Barnett – Director of Photography, CNN Digital
As a special bonus, we spoke to the jury members about what they think makes for an award-winning image. Read the interviews here.
Submit your photos today and ensure proper submission so our judges don't miss out on any of your images.
Enter the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
About the Awards:
The Sony World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading global photographic awards programme in existence today.
Launched in 2008, the awards are dedicated to supporting and cultivating photographic culture. Through a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image. Whether you are just starting out or a fully-fledged professional you can enter whichever competition you believe suit your level and experience.
The annual awards gala and ceremony takes place in London, welcoming an international attendance of industry leaders to celebrate the recognition of the best in contemporary photography and each year also pays tribute to one of our masters with the Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award.
Supporting the celebration, is a month-long exhibition of the winners and finalists, comprising of hundreds of photographs expertly curated inside the historic London landmark, Somerset House.
Palmer + Pawel, 2012 Sport Award Winners
© Robert Leslie
The competitions are judged each year by new juries selected from the World Photographic Academy and wider global industry.
Professional Competition - for serious photographers.
Open Competition - for amateurs and enthusiasts.
Student Focus - for those studying photography.
Youth Award - for anyone aged 19 and under.
What we provide:
We support photographers beyond just receiving their award; featuring their work across the WPO website and in international exhibitions, offering unparalleled exposure through our annual marketing campaign and international media coverage, and publication inside the annual Sony World Photography Awards book.
2011 Sony World Photography Awards winners exhibition © Daisy Honeybunn