Each month, WPO profiles winners and finalists from the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards to learn more about their winning series, photographic process and style.
William Eggleston's Approach to Photography
As the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition draws to a close in London, Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient William Eggleston shares with the World Photography Organisation a little more about his career and his approach to photography.
Sue Steward Column
Sue's May column explores photography from Sydney to Morocco, including one exhibition that plays between the intersections of photography and sculptural installations. Read on for this month's "Ones to Watch" and her latest photobook of choice.
Image © Alberto Garcia Alix
2013 Overall Student Focus Winner Revealed
Polish photographer Natalia Wiernik is revealed as the Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus Photographer of the Year, beating students from over 230 universities worldwide.
What does Europe’s largest Catholic pilgrimage look like? Taking place annually, El Rocio turns a small village of 1,800 to a bustling festival pushing two million visitors. The documentary photography collective, Bluephoto, highlights this festival in its latest series.
Gabriele Galimberti recently returned from a 19-month trip around the world, staying with a different local host each night of the journey and photographing every bit of it. The result of his journey is divided into five photography projects: CouchSurfing, Toy Stories, Delicatessen with Love, Local Celebrities and Zompi.
Tom Johnson and Jack Eden are no ordinary photography students. The duo are traversing England, Wales and Scotland in a 1980s motorhome, exploring the places, communities, cultures and traditions that make Great Britain what it is today.
In recognition of his championing of both photography and moving image books, the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation is delighted to announce Thomas Neurath as the recipient of its Outstanding Contribution to Publishing award.
In the constnatly shifting funding paradigm behind photojournalism projects, crowd funding is gaining traction as a new way to gain notoriety and redfine audience engagement. WPO speaks with several photographers for their take on the new medium and offers insight into the future of online funding.
At only 17-years-old, Mike Brodie left his home to begin travelling the American railways. Infatuated with the train-hopping culture, he began a journey that would take him a decade to complete. The result of his years circumambulating the United States is culminated in A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, on exhibition now.
Can you remember when you first picked up a camera? What did you shoot and what advice would you have appreciated when you were beginning to hone your photographic skills?
You've seen the shortlist. Now read the Honorary Jury's thoughts behind this year's entries to the Professional Competition.
Shortlists Exposed: Toby Pickard
At only 14-years-old, 2013 Youth Award Shortlist photographer Toby Pickard wishes to become an internationally acclaimed wildlife or landscape photographer. With two magazine publications and a shortlisted image under his belt, he may be well on his way.
Guest Blog: Choosing Your First dSLR
Where on earth do you start? Between the different manufacturers, the host of megapixels, the question of sensor size, autofocusing speeds, sensitivity and frames-per-second, it can be overwhelming. Guest Blogger Daniela Bowker of Small Aperture shares what things first-time buyers should be thinking.
Explore engaging new videos continuously added to this library. From educational presentations WPO hosts at live events around the globe and expert discussions, to moving image films and Sony World Photography Awards nominations films.
Through our new partnership with this non-profit organisation, we are thrilled to provide our members with monthly selections of the best talks Frontline has hosted over the past years.