PHOTO CONTEST Closing date: January 5, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT


Open photo competition

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the Open competition of the world’s biggest photography competition.

The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the 10 diverse categories, from Architecture and Landscape to Still Life and Street Photography.

In addition to the main prizes, all winning and shortlisted photographers will be included in a global press campaign, featured across the World Photography Organisation website and exhibited at Somerset House, London in Spring 2017.

In each category judges will award:

1 winner
Up to 10 shortlisted photographers
Up to 40 commended photographers

“The risk is none and the opportunities are endless. There’s not a single reason not to try.” – Jaime Massieu Marcos, Winner, Open, Split Second, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Closing date: January 5, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT

Please note
All submitted images must have been taken in 2016.
By entering the Open competition you are automatically entered into the National Awards competition.

© Petra Van Borm
Open Competition winner​ – $5,000 (USD) / Sony digital imaging equipment / Flights and accommodation to the awards ceremony in London / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London

Category winners – Sony digital imaging equipment / Publication in winners’ book / Included in exhibition at Somerset House, London

Shortlist – Digital exhibition at Somerset House, London / Publication in winners’ book


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