The World Photography Organisation reveals the shortlisted photographers for the Open and Youth competitions.
This First shortlist announcement shows exceptional single images from around the world.
For this 2019 edition there have been 326.000 submissions from 195 countries and territories
Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures on the global photographic calendar.
The Awards are now in their 12th year of partnership with headline sponsor Sony and consist of four competitions in total: Professional (for a body of works), Open (for a single image), Student (for academic institutions) and Youth (for 12-19 year olds).
The Sony World Photography Awards are judged anonymously by internationally acclaimed industry professionals, including representatives from international museums, publishing and the media.
This year’s Open and Youth competition judging was chaired by Rebecca McClelland, Photography Director & Head of Art Production for Saatchi Saatchi & Prodigious(UK).
Below are the successful shortlisted images from 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Open competition, Street Photography category:
Miranda Alam, United States, with the image ‘Untitled’
Md. Akhlas Uddin, Bangladesh, with the image ‘Risky journey’
Zhou Dainan, China Mainland, with the image ‘City Camping’
Carole Pariat, France, with the image ‘Open Air Toilet: When will it end?’
Arnaud Guillard, France, with the image ‘Yellow Vest Protestor’
Yiannis Linosporis, Greece, with the image ‘Bazaar’
Daniel Gentelev, Israel, with the image ‘Little Girl on a Fake Beach’
Rosaria Sabrina Pantano, Italy, with the image ‘Walking Among the Stars’
Audun Nygaard, Norway, with the image ‘To Work’
Stan De Zoysa, Spain, with the image ‘Untitled’
Jonas Dahlström, Sweden, with the image ‘Norrköping’
Fabian Ruchti, Switzerland, with the image ‘Hey You’
Denys Borysov, Ukraine, with the image ‘Untitled’
Winning images will be revealed on February 26, 2019.
Next Key dates are:
- February 26 – Open category and National Awards winners revealed
- March 26 – Professional and Student competitions’ shortlist announcement
- April 17 – Photographer of the Year, Overall Open, Student, Youth winners and Professional category winners’ revealed
More info on Sony World Photo Awards 2019.