2013 Sony World Photography Awards Winners Announced

© Andrea Gjestvang
© Andrea Gjestvang, Norway, L'Iris d'Or, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

Bringing together the very best international contemporary photography, the Professional Competition winners offer a unique insight into 2012 through the eyes of some of the world’s best emerging and established photography talents.  WPO congratulates the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards L'iris d'Or Andrea Gjestvang (Norway) for her outstanding series, "One day in history," which intimately captures the young survivors of  Utoeya, Norway July 2011 massacre. A unanimous decision by this year's Honorary Jury, Gjestvang's series  shares with immense sensitivity and honest an enduring testament to the resolve of these young people in the face of this unspeakable tragedy.

Click on the links below to see the 2013 winners & finalists for each of the fifteen Professional Competition categories, and see the full selection of works exhibited at Somerset House in the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Winners' Exhibition, 26 April - 12 May 2013.

For the full list of winners, click here

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