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The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the category winners for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Youth Award. Open to photographers under the age of 20, the Youth competition uncovers emerging talent.  

The category winners are:

Culture: Anastasia Zhetvina

Anastasia Zhetvina
© Anastasia Zhetvina, Russia, Winner, Culture, Youth Award, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

 

Environment: Michael Theodric

© Michael Theodric, Indonesia, Winner, Environment, Youth Award, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
© Michael Theodric, Indonesia, Winner, Environment, Youth Award, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

 

Portraits: Paulina Metzscher

© Paulina Metzscher, Germany, Winner, Portraits, Youth Award, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
© Paulina Metzscher, Germany, Winner, Portraits, Youth Award, 2014 Sony World Photography Awards


Each winner receives a Sony a5000 camera and will have their work exhibited as part of the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition in London in May and published in the annual book. 

From the three category winners, one overall Youth Photographer of the Year will be selected and will be flown to London to collect their award on 30 April. 

See the rest of the winners and finalists here. To see the full Youth Award shortlist and commended photographers, click here.